Lincoln County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

Lincoln County is the 6th highest producer of electricity out of 23 counties in the state, producing 3,129,294 megawatt hours.

The use of coal in the generation of electricity decreased in Lincoln County over the previous 12 months, with a decreased usage of roughly 20.15% taking place.

Lincoln County has a population of 19,581 citizens.

Lincoln County is the 10th largest producing county out of 23 counties in the state when it comes to megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel types.

At an average residential rate of 9.23 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Lincoln County benefit from a 36.14% discount from the US average.

As the 4th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, Lincoln County generates 157.31 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    549,562 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    28.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,129,294 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    49,039 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,080,255 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    159.81 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    425,058,662 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    21,707.71 kg

Kemmerer, WY Electricity Overview

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Kemmerer's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.20% lower than the average Wyoming price of 11.09 cents and 25.74% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 1,744.83 megawatt hours, PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Kemmerer average is 38.21% below at $80.24 per month.

For every person in the city there are 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 31st highest in the state out of 205 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 50,917,893.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kemmerer

Kemmerer 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 Kemmerer
12th$80.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kemmerer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kemmerer, 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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Afton, WY Electricity Overview

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Afton's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 6.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 42.41% lower than the average Wyoming price of 11.09 cents and 55.82% below the national average of 14.46 cents. With an estimated 28 residential customers, Lower Valley Energy is the largest supplier in the city. The city produces over 0 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 3rd most in total generation for any city in the state.

For every person in the city there are 18,965.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 202nd highest in the state out of 205 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 41,193,211.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The main fuel type utilized in Afton is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity generation. Afton has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Afton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.072/kWh$0.058/kWh$211.82/mo.$69.42/mo.
1st6.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Afton
133rd$127.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Afton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Afton, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lower Valley EnergyBUNDLED6.39127.586,125514,37432,863,000

Star Valley Ranch, WY Electricity Overview

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Star Valley Ranch's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 6.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 42.41% lower than the average Wyoming price of 11.09 cents and 55.82% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Lower Valley Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count.

For every person in the city there are 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them highest in the state out of 205 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 39,342,769.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Star Valley Ranch

Star Valley Ranch residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.072/kWh$0.058/kWh$211.82/mo.$69.42/mo.
1st6.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Star Valley Ranch
133rd$127.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Star Valley Ranch Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Star Valley Ranch, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lower Valley EnergyBUNDLED6.39127.58514,37432,863,000

Electricity Production in Lincoln County, Wyoming

Power Plants in Lincoln County, Wyoming

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lincoln County WY Coal 2,223,5102,237,721,345.071,006.3912/2029
Shute Creek FacilityExxon Mobil Corp (100.00%)
Lincoln County WY Natural Gas 856,745182,629,654.76213.17
Lincoln County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 34,081
Lincoln County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 8,833
Afton WY Conventional Hydroelectric 6,125

Lincoln County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every person in the county there are 21,707.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 425,058,662.37 kilograms, the county ranks 10th highest in Wyoming for total pollution from electricity consumption. Coal makes up 58.53% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Lincoln County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Natural Gas at 29.25% and Other Gas at 10.66% of generation. Lincoln County has the 4th highest power generation plants of any county in the state, with 5 total power plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
58.53%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
29.25%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
Other Gas
10.66%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.57%

Lincoln County, Wyoming Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity suppliers in Lincoln County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

In Lincoln County one company reports energy loss, Lower Valley Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 3.98%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.62%, resulting in a rank of 997th best in the country and a state rank of 12th best out of 3221 and 23 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lincoln County:

  • Afton, Wyoming:
    • Lower Valley Energy: 100.00%
  • Alpine, Wyoming:
    • Lower Valley Energy: 100.00%
  • Cokeville, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Diamondville, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Kemmerer, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • La Barge, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Opal, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Star Valley Ranch, Wyoming:
    • Lower Valley Energy: 100.00%
  • Thayne, Wyoming:
    • Lower Valley Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, PacifiCorp is the largest electricity supplier in Lincoln County, Wyoming.

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Wyoming?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp8,454
2Lower Valley Energy7,470
3Bridger Valley Electric Association149

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Lincoln County, Wyoming.

How many power plants are located within Lincoln County, Wyoming?

Lincoln County, Wyoming is home to 5 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-24