Electric Rates & Providers in Carbon County, WY

Carbon County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carbon County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

The county is ranked as the 6th highest generator of electricity in Wyoming out of 23 counties for electricity generation, generating 3,331,656.98 megawatt hours.

Carbon County has experienced a 8.65% drop during the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

There was a 347.20% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent 12 months in Carbon County.

Carbon County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 15.31% below the United States average rate, at 13.57 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.02 cents.

Carbon County generates 0.02% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.04 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Carbon County as the 993rd highest county in the nation out of 3230 counties for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

In Carbon County, 634.98 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Carbon County is 9th in the state out of 23 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    430,271 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    29.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,331,657 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,331,022 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    635 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    226.43 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    48,283 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3.28 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Rawlins

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Residential Bundled Electricity Prices

Rawlins Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

12.75¢ per kWh

  • 7.86% higher than last month
  • 17.36% higher than February last year
  • 4.24% higher than the Wyoming average
  • 22.43% lower than the US average
  • 130th in the state out of 199 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 19 since February last year
  • 8,001st in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,045 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,290 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.57¢ per kWh

  • 1.38% higher than last month
  • 5.84% higher than February last year
  • 4.61% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 30.02% lower than the US average
  • 104th in the state out of 199 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 3,565th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 375 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,183 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$101.39 per month

  • 15.85% lower than last month
  • 10.14% higher than February last year
  • 23.04% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 23.15% lower than the US average
  • 77th in the state out of 199 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 5,401st in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 96 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,452 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$85.15 per month

  • 0.92% higher than last month
  • 2.91% higher than February last year
  • 22.23% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 37.25% lower than the US average
  • 73rd in the state out of 199 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 1,311th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 31 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 829 since February last year

Rawlins, WY Electricity Overview

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Rawlins' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.57 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 11.64 and 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $138.3, while the Rawlins average is 38.43% below at $85.15 per month. PacifiCorp has an estimated 31 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 195,351,916.98 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 23,306.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Rawlins as the 90th 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 December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.104/kWh$120.49/mo.$51.83/mo.
104th11.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rawlins
73rd$85.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rawlins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rawlins, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED11.5685.161,041,574.86120,406,062

Saratoga, WY Electricity Overview

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Saratoga's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.17 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 11.64 and 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Carbon Power & Light sells an estimated 83.08 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other providers.

Emitting 39,457,265.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Saratoga is the 41st 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 23,306.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Saratoga as the 6th 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 September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.141/kWh$153.66/mo.$78.98/mo.
187th16.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Saratoga
115th$110Average 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 & LightBUNDLED15.97110.0239,376.756,288,511.57

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Hanna, WY Electricity Overview

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Hanna's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.57 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 11.64 and 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $138.3, while the Hanna average is 38.43% below at $85.15 per month. Hanna has the 75th highest population in Wyoming, with 678 residents living within its borders.

Emitting 15,801,550.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hanna is the 75th 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 23,306.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hanna as the 6th 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 December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.104/kWh$120.49/mo.$51.83/mo.
104th11.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hanna
73rd$85.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hanna Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hanna, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED11.5685.161,041,574.86120,406,062

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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 1,285,324
Carbon County WY Wind 712,373
Seven Mile HillPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Carbon County WY Wind 499,924
Carbon County WY Wind 469,881
Carbon County WY Wind 208,749
Carbon County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 84,076
Carbon County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 54,962
Medicine BowSRIV Partnership LLC (100.00%)
Carbon County WY Wind 15,733
Sinclair Oil RefinerySinclair Oil Corp (100.00%)
Sinclair WY Natural Gas 634.98373,860.76588.78

Carbon County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Carbon County results in the release of 48,282.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2902nd highest amount in the nation out of 3230 counties and 22nd highest in Wyoming out of 23 counties. The county averages 3.28 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 95.81% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 4.17% and Natural Gas at 0.02% of production. Carbon County has 9 power producing plants in the county. This is the 260th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

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95.81%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
4.17%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.02%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.00%

Carbon County, Wyoming Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% 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 4.53%. The US average is 2.87%, meaning Carbon County ranks 1394th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Carbon County, Wyoming

Providers In Each City in Carbon County:

  • 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
1PacifiCorp12,103
2Carbon Power & Light3,320
3High Plains Power1,622

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 3 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

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-05-12