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Platte County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Platte County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

Platte County saw a 3.37% rise in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the previous year.

957.44 megawatt hours of electricity per person are generated using coal in Platte County. They rank 4th out of 3230 counties in the country.

During the past 12 months Platte County has seen a 14.96% increase in hydroelectric power production.

With total generation of 8,348,351.01 megawatt hours, Platte County is the 138th highest generator of electricity out of 3230 counties in the United States.

Platte County consumes only 3.03% of the electricity generated in the county, meaning they can store or export the surplus 96.97%.

Platte County is the 9th highest producing county out of 23 counties in Wyoming when considering megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    252,614 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    29.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,348,351 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    87,260 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,261,091 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    969.95 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    259,063,384 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    30,099.15 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Wheatland

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Wheatland Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.39¢ per kWh

  • 4.41% higher than last month
  • 8.76% higher than April last year
  • 18.02% higher than the Wyoming average
  • 14.89% lower than the US average
  • 156th in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 13,006th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,997 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,680 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.11¢ per kWh

  • 0.69% higher than last month
  • 6.46% higher than April last year
  • 19.19% higher than the Wyoming average
  • 12.47% lower than the US average
  • 158th in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since April last year
  • 13,463rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 230 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,919 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$73.65 per month

  • 14.51% lower than last month
  • 2.61% lower than April last year
  • 24.32% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 34.68% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 2,148th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,035 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 603 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$75.92 per month

  • 0.22% lower than last month
  • 0.94% lower than April last year
  • 24.05% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 44.21% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 198th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 26 since April last year

Wheatland, WY Electricity Overview

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Wheatland's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, unfortunately for their inhabitants, 19.19% more than Wyoming's average price of 11.84 cents, which ranks the city 158th best for average electricity price out of 205 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 31,006.89 megawatt hours each year, Wheatland Electric is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the Wheatland average is 45.00% less at $75.92 per month.

Emissions in Wheatland average 23,207.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 5th worst polluting city out of 205 cities in Wyoming based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 82,780,545.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 23rd largest emissions amount in Wyoming. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wheatland

Wheatland residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.113/kWh$106.68/mo.$52.95/mo.
158th14.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wheatland
9th$75.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wheatland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wheatland, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wheatland ElectricBUNDLED13.8771.6110,836.321,502,465.7
Wheatland Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.76187.4925,607.124,291,692.5

Guernsey, WY Electricity Overview

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Guernsey's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, unfortunately for their inhabitants, 22.14% more than Wyoming's average price of 11.84 cents, which ranks the city 160th best for average electricity price out of 205 cities in the state. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Guernsey, Wyoming Electric Utility. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $99.24 per month, while the nationwide average is $138.02. Consumers in Guernsey enjoy a 1.13% discount compared to other citizens of the nation.

Emissions in Guernsey average 23,207.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 5th worst polluting city out of 205 cities in Wyoming based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 23,578,647.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 57th largest emissions amount in Wyoming. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Guernsey

Guernsey residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.105/kWh$152.55/mo.$51.83/mo.
160th14.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Guernsey
91st$99.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Guernsey Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Guernsey, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Guernsey, Wyoming Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.75107.544,366.28731,135.34
PacifiCorpBUNDLED11.8785.631,020,903.36121,135,226
Wheatland Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.76187.4925,607.124,291,692.5

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Glendo, WY Electricity Overview

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Glendo's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, unfortunately for their inhabitants, 0.25% more than Wyoming's average price of 11.84 cents, which ranks the city 104th best for average electricity price out of 205 cities in the state. PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Glendo is the 126th largest city in the state, with a population of 189.

Emissions in Glendo average 23,207.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 118th worst polluting city out of 205 cities in Wyoming based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 4,386,185.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 126th largest emissions amount in Wyoming. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Glendo

Glendo residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.104/kWh$120.49/mo.$51.83/mo.
104th11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Glendo
74th$85.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glendo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glendo, Wyoming

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED11.8785.631,020,903.36121,135,226

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Electricity Production in Platte County, Wyoming

Power Plants in Platte County, Wyoming

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Platte County WY Coal 8,261,091.058,561,485,020.181,036.36
Platte County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 68,745
Platte County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 18,515

Platte County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Platte County citizens average 30,099.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 259,063,383.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county a year. Coal is the primary fuel type in Platte County, with 98.71% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Other fuel types used include Conventional Hydroelectric at 1.05% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.24%. Platte County has 3 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 786th highest number of power plants in a county.

COAL
Coal
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Coal
98.71%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.24%

Platte County, Wyoming Net Metering

Platte County has 3 out of 5 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Wyoming have decent net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Providers In Each City in Platte County:

  • Chugwater, Wyoming:
    • Wheatland Rural Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Glendo, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Guernsey, Wyoming:
    • Wheatland Rural Electric Association: 2.97%
    • Guernsey, Wyoming Electric Utility: 48.44%
    • PacifiCorp: 48.60%
  • Hartville, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
    • Wyrulec Company: 50.00%
  • Wheatland, Wyoming:
    • Wheatland Electric: 96.27%
    • Wheatland Rural Electric Association: 3.73%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Platte County, Wyoming?

There are 3 power plants located in Platte County, Wyoming

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Platte County, Wyoming.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Platte County, Wyoming?

By total megawatt hours sold, PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in Platte County, Wyoming.

Which electricity companies offer service in Platte County, Wyoming?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp2,608
2Wheatland Electric2,124
3Wheatland Rural Electric Association1,392
4Guernsey, Wyoming Electric Utility651
5Wyrulec Company311

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Published: 2024-07-16