Lewis County, WA: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Lewis County, Washington Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lewis County, Washington Electricity Overview

The largest electricity provider in Lewis County by megawatt hours sold is Lewis County PUD.

Lewis County is the 196th highest producing county out of 3230 counties in the United States when it comes to megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuels.

Lewis County has the 6th largest electricity production out of 39 counties in Washington, producing 6,668,438.01 megawatt hours.

About 11.89% of Lewis County's electricity comes from hydroelectric power facilities, ranking them 34th highest county out of 3230 counties in the country for total hydroelectric generation.

Lewis County is the 191st highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 68.82 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuels.

The usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production has gone down by 16.40% in the county over the course of the last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    969,148 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,668,438 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    792,941 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,875,497 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    78.11 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    729,835,827 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,549.09 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Centralia

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Centralia Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

10.75¢ per kWh

  • 2.82% higher than last month
  • 8.66% higher than March last year
  • 8.23% lower than the Washington average
  • 35.68% lower than the US average
  • 190th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since March last year
  • 1,987th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 111 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 242 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.3¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 7.51% higher than March last year
  • 8.19% lower than the Washington average
  • 35.94% lower than the US average
  • 186th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since March last year
  • 831st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 43 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 237 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$151.2 per month

  • 1.55% lower than last month
  • 3.75% lower than March last year
  • 17.92% higher than the Washington average
  • 25.41% higher than the US average
  • 435th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 27,564th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,609 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 243 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$127.46 per month

  • 0.38% lower than last month
  • 2.54% higher than March last year
  • 18.75% higher than the Washington average
  • 6.19% lower than the US average
  • 434th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 21 since March last year
  • 12,425th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 200 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,563 since March last year

Centralia, WA Electricity Overview

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Centralia has an average residential electricity rate of 10.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.19% lower than the average state price of 11.22 cents. Selling an estimated 262,052.22 megawatt hours a year, Centralia City Light is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Centralia residents emit 1,454.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 137th worst polluting city out of 645 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 26,172,225.57 kilograms, which is the 79th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Centralia

Centralia residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.082/kWh$182.12/mo.$85.68/mo.
186th10.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Centralia
434th$127.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Centralia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Centralia, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Centralia City LightBUNDLED10.68120.67121,303.8812,957,909.59
Lewis County PUDBUNDLED9.91134.35476,186.6647,178,203.58

Chehalis, WA Electricity Overview

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Chehalis has an average residential electricity rate of 9.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.63% lower than the average state price of 11.22 cents. Selling an estimated 2,266.86 megawatt hours a year, Lewis County PUD is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Chehalis residents emit 1,454.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 529th worst polluting city out of 645 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 10,806,155.18 kilograms, which is the 154th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chehalis

Chehalis residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.104/kWh$0.075/kWh$191.84/mo.$88.94/mo.
117th9.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chehalis
492nd$134.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chehalis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chehalis, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lewis County PUDBUNDLED9.91134.35476,186.6647,178,203.58

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Fords Prairie CDP, WA Electricity Overview

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Fords Prairie CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 9.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.63% lower than the average state price of 11.22 cents. Selling an estimated 1,484.06 megawatt hours a year, Lewis County PUD is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Fords Prairie CDP residents emit 1,454.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 7th worst polluting city out of 645 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 3,790,229.46 kilograms, which is the 284th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fords Prairie CDP

Fords Prairie CDP residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.104/kWh$0.075/kWh$191.84/mo.$88.94/mo.
117th9.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fords Prairie CDP
492nd$134.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fords Prairie CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fords Prairie CDP, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lewis County PUDBUNDLED9.91134.35476,186.6647,178,203.58

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Electricity Production in Lewis County, Washington

Power Plants in Lewis County, Washington

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Transalta Centralia GenerationTransAlta (100.00%)
Lewis County WA Coal 3,657,038.014,131,471,849.291,129.7312/2025
Chehalis Generating FacilityPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Lewis County WA Natural Gas 2,218,459890,323,347.48401.3312/2043
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 792,941

Lewis County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Lewis County creates 729,835,826.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 459th largest amount of any county in the US. The county averages 8,549.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank highest in Washington in this category. Around 54.75% of electricity in Lewis County comes from generation using Coal. Taken together with Natural Gas (33.27%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (11.89%), these three fuel types make up 6,662,461.78 megawatt hours (or 99.91%) of the county electricity production. Lewis County is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 182nd highest in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
54.75%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
33.27%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.89%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%

Lewis County, Washington Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Lewis County include Lewis County PUD, Centralia City Light, and Benton Rural Electric Association The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Lewis County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 2.65% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Lewis County a rank of 10th best in Washington out of 39 counties.

Providers In Each City in Lewis County:

  • Centralia, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 50.29%
    • Centralia City Light: 49.71%
  • Chehalis, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Morton, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Mossyrock, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Napavine, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Pe Ell, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Toledo, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Vader, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%
  • Winlock, Washington:
    • Lewis County PUD: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Lewis County, Washington?

There are 3 active electricity plants in Lewis County, Washington

What electricity company is the largest provider in Lewis County, Washington?

By total revenue, Lewis County PUD is the largest electricity supplier in Lewis County, Washington.

What electricity companies offer service in Lewis County, Washington?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Lewis County PUD34,478
2Centralia City Light10,645
3Benton Rural Electric Association384

How many electric companies offer service in Lewis County, Washington?

Lewis County, Washington has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-17