Laramie County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Laramie County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

Laramie County is ranked 4th in Wyoming out of 23 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 14.5 megawatt hours per person each year.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 82.72%, or 1,457,787 megawatt hours, of Laramie County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 137th in the US for total megawatt hours from renewable fuels.

Laramie County is the 606th largest county in the nation, with 100,512 citizens residing within its borders.

Laramie County is ranked as the largest consuming county out of 23 counties in the state with 2,820,979.52 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers who live there.

Laramie County produces 304,456 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 373rd out of 3221 counties in the US for total natural gas production.

Of all US counties, Laramie County ranks 85th in megawatt hours generated from wind turbines.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,820,980 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    28.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,762,243 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,457,787 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    304,456 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    921,937,020 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,172.41 kg

Cheyenne, WY Electricity Overview

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On average, Cheyenne's citizens spend 14.38 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Wyoming average rate of 11.09 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. More electricity is consumed in Cheyenne than is produced, with electricity usage adding up to 600.42% of generation. With an estimated 1,343 total residential customers, Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power is the largest vendor in the city.

There is one electricity plant in Cheyenne. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 1,271,113,780.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the highest in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Averaging 19,515.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 201st worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Cheyenne's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cheyenne

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.181/kWh$0.103/kWh$130.46/mo.$64.83/mo.
172nd14.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cheyenne
91st$95.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cheyenne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cheyenne, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.65102304,45619,5872,477,053
Cheyenne Light Fuel & PowerBUNDLED14.4686.21134,027.58277,35040,095,102
High West EnergyBUNDLED14.28146.4766,7349,532,000

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Ranchettes CDP, WY Electricity Overview

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On average, Ranchettes CDP's citizens spend 14.36 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Wyoming average rate of 11.09 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power.

Electricity companies servicing Ranchettes CDP must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 130,699,802.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 31st highest in Wyoming for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ranchettes CDP

Ranchettes CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.115/kWh$139.99/mo.$86.13/mo.
171st14.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ranchettes CDP
119th$110.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ranchettes CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ranchettes CDP, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.6510219,5872,477,053
Cheyenne Light Fuel & PowerBUNDLED14.4686.21277,35040,095,102
High West EnergyBUNDLED14.28146.4766,7349,532,000

South Greeley CDP, WY Electricity Overview

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On average, South Greeley CDP's citizens spend 14.40 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Wyoming average rate of 11.09 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $86.6 per month, while the national average is $129.86. Consumers in the city enjoy a 10.49% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing South Greeley CDP must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 99,790,637.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 179th highest in Wyoming for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Greeley CDP

South Greeley CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.096/kWh$124.52/mo.$52.01/mo.
173rd14.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Greeley CDP
82nd$86.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Greeley CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Greeley CDP, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.6510219,5872,477,053
Cheyenne Light Fuel & PowerBUNDLED14.4686.21277,35040,095,102

Electricity Production in Laramie County, Wyoming

Power Plants in Laramie County, Wyoming

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Roundhouse Wind Energy ProjectRoundhouse Renewable Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Laramie County WY Wind 1,007,200
Cheyenne WY Natural Gas 304,456126,585,401.18415.78
Laramie County WY Wind 244,093
Laramie County WY Wind 127,832
Happy Jack Windpower ProjectDuke Energy (51.00%)John Hancock (49.00%)
Laramie County WY Wind 78,662

Laramie County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 5 electricity plants in Laramie County, which is the 452nd most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 382nd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 921,937,019.74 kilograms. This total equates to 9,172.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 514th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Laramie County's top fuel used for electricity production is Wind. They produce 1,457,787 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

WIND
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82.72%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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17.28%

Laramie County, Wyoming Net Metering

Of the 6 electric providers in Laramie County, 5 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Wyoming has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

In Laramie County one company reports energy loss, High West Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 6.39%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Wyoming average is 2.62%, resulting in a rank of 2586th best in the nation and a state rank of 16th best out of 3221 and 23 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Laramie County:

  • Albin, Wyoming:
    • High West Energy: 100.00%
  • Burns, Wyoming:
    • High West Energy: 100.00%
  • Cheyenne, Wyoming:
    • Black Hills Energy: 42.23%
    • Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power: 42.71%
    • High West Energy: 15.06%
  • Pine Bluffs, Wyoming:
    • High West Energy: 56.62%
    • Pine Bluffs, Wyoming Electric Utility: 43.38%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Laramie County, Wyoming?

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

The largest electricity provider in Laramie County, Wyoming by megawatt hours sold is Cheyenne Light Fuel & Power.

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

There are 6 electricity providers operating in Laramie County, Wyoming.

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

There are 5 power plants in Laramie County, Wyoming

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-18