Thurston County, Washington Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Thurston County, Washington Electricity Overview

Thurston County had a 34.64% rise over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Roughly 39.53% of Thurston County's electricity comes from hydroelectric power plants, making them 165th county in the United States out of 3221 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

Thurston County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.49% lower than the United States average price, at 11.68 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Thurston County is the 18th highest producing county in Washington out of 39 counties when considering megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

Thurston County produces 2.09 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 24 highest county out of 39 counties in the state for production per capita.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Thurston County is Puget Sound Energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,388,204 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    616,070 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    616,070 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    274,145,376 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    929.96 kg

Olympia, WA Electricity Overview

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On average, Olympia's residential electricity rate is 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.67% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Puget Sound Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Olympia residents average 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 100th worst in Washington out of 645 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 63,202,308.28 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Olympia must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Olympia

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.104/kWh$154.84/mo.$67.95/mo.
438th11.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olympia
222nd$105.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olympia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olympia, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Puget Sound EnergyBUNDLED11.66105.1811,433,0621,333,065,774

Zips with electric coverage in Olympia, Washington include: 98501, 98503, 98502, 98512, 98516, 98506

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Lacey, WA Electricity Overview

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On average, Lacey's residential electricity rate is 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.67% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Puget Sound Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Lacey residents average 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 100th worst in Washington out of 645 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 60,839,254.62 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Lacey must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lacey

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.104/kWh$154.84/mo.$67.95/mo.
438th11.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lacey
222nd$105.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lacey Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lacey, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Puget Sound EnergyBUNDLED11.66105.1811,433,0621,333,065,774

Zips with electric coverage in Lacey, Washington include: 98501, 98503, 98513, 98516, 98506

Tumwater, WA Electricity Overview

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On average, Tumwater's residential electricity rate is 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.67% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Puget Sound Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Tumwater residents average 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 100th worst in Washington out of 645 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 28,813,569.19 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Tumwater must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tumwater

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.104/kWh$154.84/mo.$67.95/mo.
438th11.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tumwater
222nd$105.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tumwater Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tumwater, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Puget Sound EnergyBUNDLED11.66105.1811,433,0621,333,065,774

Zips with electric coverage in Tumwater, Washington include: 98501, 98502, 98512

Electricity Production in Thurston County, Washington

Power Plants in Thurston County, Washington

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Skookumchuck Wind FacilityTransAlta (100.00%)
Thurston County WA Wind 372,514
Thurston County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 208,234
North Yelm CDP WA Conventional Hydroelectric 30,763
Thurston County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 4,559

Thurston County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Thurston County residents average 929.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them 2778th worst in the nation in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 274,145,375.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions. About 60.47% of electricity in Thurston County comes from production using Wind. Thurston County has 4 electricity plants in the county. This is the 566th highest amount of power plants in a county.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
60.47%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
39.53%

Thurston County, Washington Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Thurston County selling electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. 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

Energy loss in Thurston County is about 5.56% of all energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.51%, resulting in a rank of 2294th best in the country and a state rank of 32nd best out of 3221 and 39 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Thurston County, Washington

Providers In Each City in Thurston County:

  • Lacey, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Olympia, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Rainier, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Tenino, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Tumwater, Washington:
    • Puget Sound Energy: 100.00%
  • Yelm, 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 Thurston County, Washington?

There are 2 electricity providers serving consumers in Thurston County, Washington.

How many power plants are within Thurston County, Washington?

There are 4 active electricity plants in Thurston County, Washington

Which electricity companies offer service in Thurston County, Washington?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Puget Sound Energy56,008
2Grays Harbor PUD280

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

By total customer count, Puget Sound Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Thurston County, Washington.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-20