Whitman County, Washington Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Whitman County, Washington Electricity Overview

Whitman County uses non-renewable fuels to generate 0 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 1079th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

Ranking 7th out of 39 counties in wind power generation in the state, Whitman County has a total yield of 360,783 megawatt hours from wind power.

Whitman County has accomplished a reduction of 40.67% in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation during the course of the past year.

Whitman County ranks 22nd out of 39 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using over 500,000 megawatt hours.

Whitman County is home to 47,973 people and its power plants generate 1,710,158 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 35.65 megawatt hours per capita per year.

The county is the 495th largest producer of electricity in the United States out of 3221 counties, producing 1,710,158 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    551,378 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,710,158 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,709,964 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    194 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    35.65 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    62,827 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1.31 kg

Pullman, WA Electricity Overview

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Pullman has an average residential electricity rate of 9.19 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.45% lower than the state's average rate of 10.15 cents and 34.30% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. More electricity is consumed within Pullman than is generated, with electricity usage adding up to 194921.49% of production. CO2 emissions per person decreased by 2.71% during the course of the preceding year.

Coming in as the 42nd worst ranked city out of 645 cities in the state, Pullman emits 37,571,941.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,141.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 10th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 2nd highest number of power plants within a city in Washington out of the state's 645 cities. Pullman's power plants primarily use Distillate Fuel Oil, which makes up 55.69% (or 108.05 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pullman

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.096/kWh$154.84/mo.$68.92/mo.
148th9.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pullman
352nd$109.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pullman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pullman, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9794.922,699,106269,116,408
Inland PowerBUNDLED8.41123.37664,75655,935,900

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Colfax, WA Electricity Overview

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Colfax has an average residential electricity rate of 9.19 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.45% lower than the state's average rate of 10.15 cents and 34.30% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Avista Utilities.

Coming in as the 270th worst ranked city out of 645 cities in the state, Colfax emits 3,162,104.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Colfax as the 100th highest polluting city in Washington. Within Colfax, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colfax

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.096/kWh$154.84/mo.$68.92/mo.
148th9.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colfax
352nd$109.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colfax Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colfax, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9794.922,699,106269,116,408
Inland PowerBUNDLED8.41123.37664,75655,935,900

Palouse, WA Electricity Overview

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Palouse has an average residential electricity rate of 9.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.33% lower than the state's average rate of 10.15 cents and 32.04% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Avista Utilities.

Coming in as the 390th worst ranked city out of 645 cities in the state, Palouse emits 1,153,679.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Palouse as the 100th highest polluting city in Washington. Within Palouse, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Palouse

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.096/kWh$154.84/mo.$68.92/mo.
219th9.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Palouse
419th$115.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Palouse Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Palouse, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9794.922,699,106269,116,408
Clearwater PowerBUNDLED11.58154.9715,016.391,738,744.32
Inland PowerBUNDLED8.41123.37664,75655,935,900

Electricity Production in Whitman County, Washington

Power Plants in Whitman County, Washington

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Whitman County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,349,181
PalouseNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Whitman County WA Wind 360,783
Grimes WayWashington State University (100.00%)
Pullman WA Distillate Fuel Oil 194194,864.991,004.46

Whitman County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity generation purposes, Whitman County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 1,349,181 megawatt hours, or 78.89% of production in the county. Wind and Distillate Fuel Oil are the second and third most used fuel types, respectively, for electricity generation. Wind is used to make 21.10% of electricity generation and Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 0.01% of total generation in the county. The county has the 2902nd largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 62,827.07 kilograms. The county averages 1.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 2919th highest in the country in this category. Whitman County has the 12th most power plants of any county in Washington, with 3 total plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
78.89%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
21.10%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.01%

Whitman County, Washington Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Whitman County offering electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Washington has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Whitman County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.23% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.51%, resulting in a rank of 2031st best in the United States and a state rank of 25th best out of 3221 and 39 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Whitman County, Washington

Providers In Each City in Whitman County:

  • Albion, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Colfax, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Colton, Washington:
    • Inland Power: 33.33%
    • Avista Utilities: 33.33%
    • Clearwater Power: 33.33%
  • Endicott, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Farmington, Washington:
    • Inland Power: 33.28%
    • Avista Utilities: 33.36%
    • Clearwater Power: 33.36%
  • Garfield, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 33.33%
    • Clearwater Power: 33.33%
    • Inland Power: 33.33%
  • LaCrosse, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Lamont, Washington:
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
  • Malden, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Oakesdale, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Palouse, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 43.36%
    • Clearwater Power: 13.27%
    • Inland Power: 43.36%
  • Pullman, Washington:
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
  • Rosalia, Washington:
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
  • St. John, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Tekoa, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Inland Power: 50.00%
  • Uniontown, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 33.33%
    • Clearwater Power: 33.33%
    • Inland Power: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Avista Utilities is the largest electricity provider in Whitman County, Washington.

How many power plants are in Whitman County, Washington?

Whitman County, Washington is home to 3 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Whitman County, Washington.

What electricity companies offer service in Whitman County, Washington?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Avista Utilities35,134
2Inland Power12,340
3Clearwater Power342

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-20