Electric Rates & Providers in Pierce County, WA

Pierce County, Washington Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pierce County, Washington Electricity Overview

Pierce County saw a 14.38% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the previous year.

Emitting 1,349,423,379.71 kilograms of CO2 gases, Pierce County has the 2nd highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in Washington.

The largest supplier in Pierce County by number of customers is Tacoma Power.

Pierce County's average residential electricity rate is 11.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.29% less than the US average price of 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

Pierce County emits 1,455.09 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2804th worst polluting county in the country by per capita pollution.

Pierce County has the 1224th highest total electricity production out of 3230 counties in the United States, producing 158 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    10,527,924 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    158 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    158 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,349,423,380 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,455.09 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Tacoma

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Tacoma Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

9.95¢ per kWh

  • 0.51% higher than last month
  • 3.25% higher than March last year
  • 15.05% lower than the Washington average
  • 40.46% lower than the US average
  • 78th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 28 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 54 since March last year
  • 875th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 567 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 178 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.61¢ per kWh

  • 0.25% higher than last month
  • 3.29% higher than March last year
  • 5.4% lower than the Washington average
  • 33.99% lower than the US average
  • 200th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 60 since March last year
  • 1,071st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 30 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 75 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$120.57 per month

  • 3.24% lower than last month
  • 0.13% lower than March last year
  • 5.96% lower than the Washington average
  • 0.01% higher than the US average
  • 138th in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 37 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 41 since March last year
  • 17,465th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,876 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,600 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$97.6 per month

  • 0.01% lower than last month
  • 0.42% lower than March last year
  • 9.07% lower than the Washington average
  • 28.17% lower than the US average
  • 72nd in the state out of 625 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 22 since March last year
  • 2,934th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 45 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 678 since March last year

Tacoma, WA Electricity Overview

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On average, Tacoma's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.61 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 5.40% below Washington's average price of 11.22 cents, ranking the city at 200th out of 645 cities in Washington for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 1,290,717.69 megawatt hours, Tacoma Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $97.6 per month, while the state average is $108.16.

In Tacoma, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 322,700,573.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 5th largest amount in Washington out of 645 cities. More importantly, the city averages 1,454.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tacoma

Tacoma residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.080/kWh$137.96/mo.$66.47/mo.
200th10.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tacoma
72nd$97.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tacoma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tacoma, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tacoma PowerBUNDLED10.4597.541,944,644.39203,261,051

Zips with electric coverage in Tacoma, Washington include: 98404, 98444, 98499, 98445, 98466, 98409, 98405, 98406, 98408, 98422, 98407 and 8 other zip code(s).

South Hill CDP, WA Electricity Overview

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On average, South Hill CDP's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.39 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 7.34% below Washington's average price of 11.22 cents, ranking the city at 188th out of 645 cities in Washington for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 103,512.11 megawatt hours, Tacoma Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $97.37 per month, while the state average is $108.16.

In South Hill CDP, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 94,025,335.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 20th largest amount in Washington out of 645 cities. More importantly, the city averages 1,454.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Hill CDP

South Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.079/kWh$136.82/mo.$67.55/mo.
188th10.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Hill CDP
64th$97.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Hill CDP, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Elmhurst Mutual Power & LightBUNDLED7.5994.48224,367.9317,026,190.6
Tacoma PowerBUNDLED10.4597.541,944,644.39203,261,051

Zips with electric coverage in South Hill CDP, Washington include: 98387, 98374, 98338, 98375, 98373, 98360

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Lakewood, WA Electricity Overview

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On average, Lakewood's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.93 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 2.57% below Washington's average price of 11.22 cents, ranking the city at 301st out of 645 cities in Washington for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 248,373.64 megawatt hours, Lakeview Light & Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $107.45 per month, while the state average is $108.16.

In Lakewood, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 91,623,159.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 21st largest amount in Washington out of 645 cities. More importantly, the city averages 1,454.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakewood

Lakewood residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.086/kWh$147.29/mo.$74.86/mo.
301st10.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakewood
175th$107.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakewood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakewood, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lakeview Light & PowerBUNDLED10.60116.48108,266.6211,474,904.69
Puget Sound EnergyBUNDLED13.66119.7511,366,005.351,552,714,800
Tacoma PowerBUNDLED10.4597.541,944,644.39203,261,051

Zips with electric coverage in Lakewood, Washington include: 98444, 98499, 98498, 98409, 98433, 98388, 98439

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Electricity Production in Pierce County, Washington

Power Plants in Pierce County, Washington

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pierce County WA Distillate Fuel Oil 158121,940.62771.78

Pierce County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pierce County has one power plant. Releasing 1,349,423,379.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 250th highest in the country for total emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 1,455.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the county as the 2804th highest polluting county in the United States. Pierce County's power plants mainly use Distillate Fuel Oil, which accounts for 100.00% (or 158 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county.

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100.00%

Pierce County, Washington Net Metering

Out of the 9 providers in Pierce County, 9 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Pierce County that report energy loss. Combined, these 5 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.55% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 2.98%, resulting in a rank of 583rd best in the nation and a state rank of 15th best out of 3230 and 39 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pierce County:

  • Bonney Lake, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Buckley, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Eatonville, Washington:
    • Eatonville Power: 91.00%
    • Ohop Mutual Light Company: 9.00%
  • Edgewood, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Fife, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 12.46%
    • Tacoma Power: 87.54%
  • Fircrest, Washington:
    • Tacoma Power: 100.00%
  • Gig Harbor, Washington:
    • Peninsula Light Company: 100.00%
  • Lakewood, Washington:
    • Tacoma Power: 49.45%
    • Lakeview Light & Power: 39.84%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 10.71%
  • Milton, Washington:
    • Milton Electrical: 86.12%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 2.72%
    • Tacoma Power: 11.15%
  • Puyallup, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Roy, Washington:
    • Tacoma Power: 100.00%
  • Ruston, Washington:
    • Ruston Utilities: 100.00%
  • South Prairie, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Steilacoom, Washington:
    • Steilacoom, Washington Electric Utility: 87.64%
    • Tacoma Power: 12.36%
  • Sumner, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Tacoma, Washington:
    • Tacoma Power: 100.00%
  • University Place, Washington:
    • Tacoma Power: 100.00%
  • Wilkeson, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Pierce County, Washington has 9 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Pierce County, Washington?

By total megawatt hours sold, Tacoma Power is the largest electricity provider in Pierce County, Washington.

What electricity companies offer service in Pierce County, Washington?

How many power plants are within Pierce County, Washington?

There is one power plant located in Pierce County, Washington

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-14