Carbon County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carbon County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

Carbon County generates 237.88 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Carbon County the 2nd highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in Wyoming out of 23 counties.

Carbon County released 227,539.49 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 2875th worst polluting county in the United States.

Carbon County emits 15.65 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

Carbon County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 0.6 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 736th highest county in the United States for non-renewable production per capita.

Carbon County consumes only 11.77% of the electricity generated in the county.

The largest electricity supplier in Carbon County by number of customers is PacifiCorp.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    407,997 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    28.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,466,827 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,458,131 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,696 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    238.48 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    227,539 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15.65 kg

Rawlins, WY Electricity Overview

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Rawlins' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 11.09 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Rawlins average is 38.21% below at $80.24 per month. PacifiCorp has an estimated 31 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 173,331,678.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Rawlins is the 12th worst out of 205 cities in Wyoming for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Rawlins as the 31st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rawlins

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.104/kWh$118.62/mo.$51.83/mo.
43rd10.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rawlins
12th$80.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rawlins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rawlins, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7480.241,048,615112,605,339

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Saratoga, WY Electricity Overview

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Saratoga's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 11.09 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Carbon Power & Light sells an estimated 80.87 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other providers.

Emitting 35,884,991.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Saratoga is the 38th worst out of 205 cities in Wyoming for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Saratoga as the 31st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Saratoga

Saratoga residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.156/kWh$110.52/mo.$100.18/mo.
185th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Saratoga
99th$103.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Saratoga Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Saratoga, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carbon Power & LightBUNDLED15.81103.3640,496.346,401,106.96

Hanna, WY Electricity Overview

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Hanna's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 11.09 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Hanna average is 38.21% below at $80.24 per month. Hanna has the 67th highest population in Wyoming, with 683 residents living within its borders.

Emitting 14,400,381.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hanna is the 67th worst out of 205 cities in Wyoming for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hanna as the 31st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hanna

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.104/kWh$118.62/mo.$51.83/mo.
43rd10.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hanna
12th$80.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hanna Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hanna, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7480.241,048,615112,605,339

Electricity Production in Carbon County, Wyoming

Power Plants in Carbon County, Wyoming

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Carbon County WY Wind 1,370,741
Carbon County WY Wind 827,716
Seven Mile HillPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Carbon County WY Wind 478,659
Carbon County WY Wind 435,043
Carbon County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 129,454
Rock River I LLCEnergy Capital Partners (50.00%)Shell Renewables (50.00%)
Carbon County WY Wind 107,328
Carbon County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 91,096
Medicine BowSRIV Partnership LLC (100.00%)
Carbon County WY Wind 18,094
Sinclair Oil RefinerySinclair Oil Corp (100.00%)
Sinclair WY Other Gas 8,695.571,933,446.2222.35

Carbon County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Carbon County results in the release of 227,539.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2875th highest amount in the nation out of 3221 counties and 22nd highest in Wyoming out of 23 counties. The county averages 15.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. The primary fuel type used in Carbon County is Wind, making up 93.39% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 6.36% and Other Gas at 0.16% of production. Carbon County has 9 power producing plants in the county. This is the 210th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

WIND
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Wind
93.39%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
6.36%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.16%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.09%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Carbon County, Wyoming Net Metering

Roughly 75.00% of the electricity providers in Carbon County offer net metering to their customers. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

In Carbon County one company reports energy loss, High Plains Power. They average an annual energy loss of 3.71%. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Carbon County ranks 790th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Carbon County:

  • Baggs, Wyoming:
    • Yampa Valley Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Dixon, Wyoming:
    • Yampa Valley Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Elk Mountain, Wyoming:
    • Carbon Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Encampment, Wyoming:
    • Carbon Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Hanna, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Medicine Bow, Wyoming:
    • Carbon Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Rawlins, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Riverside, Wyoming:
    • Carbon Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Saratoga, Wyoming:
    • Carbon Power & Light: 100.00%
  • Sinclair, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Carbon County, Wyoming?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp12,019
2Carbon Power & Light3,620
3High Plains Power1,593
4Yampa Valley Electric Association763

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Carbon County, Wyoming?

The largest electricity company in Carbon County, Wyoming by total customer count is PacifiCorp.

How many electric companies offer service in Carbon County, Wyoming?

Carbon County, Wyoming has 4 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in Carbon County, Wyoming?

There are 9 active electricity plants located in Carbon County, Wyoming

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27