Platte County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Platte County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

Platte County is ranked as the 1992nd highest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the country with 241,508.76 megawatt hours being used by consumers for their electricity needs.

Platte County is the highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 964.54 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel types.

Platte County averages 9.82 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 6th highest in Wyoming out of 23counties.

With 8,267,299.09 megawatt hours generated from coal, Platte County ranks 2nd out of 23 counties in the state in coal power electricity generation.

Platte County generates the 6th highest average of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 3221 counties in the United States, with the fuel source accounting for 960.76 megawatt hours a year per capita.

Platte County consumes 2.88% of the generation put out by their generation plants.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    241,509 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    28.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,384,390 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    84,521 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,299,869 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    974.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    241,005,483 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    28,007.61 kg

Wheatland, WY Electricity Overview

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Wheatland's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.59 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, unfortunately for their inhabitants, 13.52% more than Wyoming's average price of 11.09 cents, which ranks the city 138th best for average electricity price out of 205 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 33,466.03 megawatt hours each year, Wheatland Electric is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Wheatland average is 44.06% less at $72.64 per month.

Emissions in Wheatland average 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 31st 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 75,649,441.84 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 January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.120/kWh$72.64/mo.$67.40/mo.
138th12.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wheatland
9th$72.64Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED12.4868.6812,865.61,606,187.45
Wheatland Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.41174.8928,526.954,396,635.66

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Guernsey, WY Electricity Overview

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Guernsey's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 14.07 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, unfortunately for their inhabitants, 26.79% more than Wyoming's average price of 11.09 cents, which ranks the city 166th best for average electricity price out of 205 cities in the state. Guernsey, Wyoming Electric Utility is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Guernsey average 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 31st 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 23,824,935.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 54th 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 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.
166th14.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Guernsey
98th$100.79Average 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 UtilityBUNDLED17.32116.874,906.43849,856.44
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7480.241,048,615112,605,339
Wheatland Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.41174.8928,526.954,396,635.66

Glendo, WY Electricity Overview

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Glendo's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.20% lower than Wyoming's average rate of 11.09 cents and 25.74% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. With an estimated 2 total residential customers, PacifiCorp is the largest vendor in the city. Glendo has 237 citizens, making it the 118th largest city in Wyoming.

Emissions in Glendo average 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 31st 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 4,996,911.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 117th 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 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 Glendo
12th$80.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glendo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glendo, Wyoming

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

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 8,299,8698,366,917,761.091,008.08
Platte County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 69,829
Platte County WY Conventional Hydroelectric 14,692

Platte County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Platte County citizens average 28,007.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 241,005,482.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county a year. Coal is the primary fuel type in Platte County, with 98.60% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Other fuel types used include Conventional Hydroelectric at 1.01% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.39%. Platte County has 3 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 740th highest number of power plants in a county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.60%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.39%

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

* 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
1PacifiCorp2,588
2Wheatland Electric2,391
3Wheatland Rural Electric Association1,567
4Guernsey, Wyoming Electric Utility700
5Wyrulec Company335

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-18