Lewis County, Washington Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lewis County, Washington Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Lewis County is Lewis County PUD.

Lewis County produces 71.08% of its electricity from non-renewable fuels, resulting in a ranking of 2nd out of 39 counties in Washington for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Lewis County generates 2,107,669 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Lewis County 81st largest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Lewis County had a 8.15% decline throughout the most recent year.

Lewis County has the 579th highest pollution level from electricity use out of 3221 counties in the US, releasing 558,317,833.35 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Lewis County has the 162nd largest total electricity production out of 3221 counties in the country, generating 7,288,813 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    944,180 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,288,813 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,107,669 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,181,144 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    88.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    558,317,833 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,796.4 kg

Centralia, WA Electricity Overview

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Centralia has an average residential electricity rate of 9.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.69% lower than the average state price of 10.15 cents. Selling an estimated 250,944.02 megawatt hours a year, Centralia City Light is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Centralia residents emit 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 100th worst polluting city out of 645 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 20,667,342.35 kilograms, which is the 80th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.094/kWh$0.086/kWh$117.78/mo.$112.06/mo.
212th9.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Centralia
425th$115.91Average 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 LightBUNDLED9.88108.78116,77911,542,400
Lewis County PUDBUNDLED8.66122.96468,53240,594,200

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Chehalis, WA Electricity Overview

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Chehalis has an average residential electricity rate of 8.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.66% lower than the average state price of 10.15 cents. Selling an estimated 2,248.47 megawatt hours a year, Lewis County PUD is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Chehalis residents emit 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 100th worst polluting city out of 645 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 8,455,390.19 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 January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.089/kWh$0.078/kWh$125.86/mo.$114.15/mo.
80th8.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chehalis
486th$122.96Average 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 PUDBUNDLED8.66122.96468,53240,594,200

Fords Prairie CDP, WA Electricity Overview

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Fords Prairie CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 8.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.66% lower than the average state price of 10.15 cents. Selling an estimated 1,472.02 megawatt hours a year, Lewis County PUD is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Fords Prairie CDP residents emit 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 12th worst polluting city out of 645 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 2,539,231.3 kilograms, which is the 299th 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 January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.089/kWh$0.078/kWh$125.86/mo.$114.15/mo.
80th8.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fords Prairie CDP
486th$122.96Average 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 PUDBUNDLED8.66122.96468,53240,594,200

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 3,155,6863,499,639,441.631,108.9912/2025
Chehalis Generating FacilityPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Lewis County WA Natural Gas 2,025,458810,424,060.74400.1212/2043
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,057,686
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 724,784
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 236,996
Lewis County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 88,203

Lewis County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Lewis County creates 558,317,833.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 579th largest amount of any county in the US. The county averages 6,796.4 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 43.18% of electricity in Lewis County comes from generation using Coal. Taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (28.92%) and Natural Gas (27.79%), these three fuel types make up 7,280,288.07 megawatt hours (or 99.88%) of the county electricity production. Lewis County is home to 6 electricity producing plants, which is 362nd highest in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
43.18%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
28.92%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
27.79%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.12%

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 4.07% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lewis County a rank of 15th 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 6 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 PUD33,181
2Centralia City Light10,473
3Benton Rural Electric Association356

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

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

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27