Sheridan County, Wyoming Electric Profile

Sheridan County ranks 849th out of 3220 counties in the United States for total natural gas production, with 624 megawatt hours produced using the source.

Sheridan County ranks 10th in the state out of 23 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel types, with 624 of the county’s 624 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Sheridan County generates 0.08% of their needed electricity and must purchase the additional 99.92% from other counties.

Sheridan County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 11.56% lower than the United States average rate, at 11.90 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

As the 1023rd highest county in the nation for non-renewable production per capita, Sheridan County produces 0.02 megawatt hours per person a year.

Sheridan County is ranked as the 1922nd largest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3220 counties for electricity production, producing 624 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    820,088 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    26.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    624 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    624 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    677,704,048 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    22,230.74 kg

Sheridan, WY Electric Overview

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Sheridan has an average residential electricity rate of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.23% below the average Wyoming price of 11.22 cents and 20.09% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.48, while the Sheridan average is 1.32% less at $97.18 per month. This ranks the city 85th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Sheridan has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 22,228.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 81st highest polluter in the state out of 203 cities. Total emissions in the city are 396,639,271.3 kilograms, which is the 6th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sheridan

Sheridan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.094/kWh$134.68/mo.$69.11/mo.
43rd10.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sheridan
85th$97.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sheridan Residents

Ranchester, WY Electric Overview

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Ranchester's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.23% less than Wyoming's average price of 11.22 cents and 20.09% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $98.48, while the Ranchester average is 1.32% lower at $97.18 per month. This ranks the city 85th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity use in Ranchester results in the release of 24,828,853.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 55th highest in Wyoming out of 203 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 22,228.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 81st highest polluting city in Wyoming for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ranchester

Ranchester residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.094/kWh$134.68/mo.$69.11/mo.
43rd10.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ranchester
85th$97.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ranchester Residents

Dayton, WY Electric Overview

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Dayton's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.23% less than Wyoming's average price of 11.22 cents and 20.09% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Dayton average is 19.18% lower at $97.18 per month. Dayton has the 66th largest population in the state, with 771 residents residing in the city.

Electricity use in Dayton results in the release of 17,137,910.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 66th highest in Wyoming out of 203 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 22,228.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 81st highest polluting city in Wyoming for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dayton

Dayton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.094/kWh$134.68/mo.$69.11/mo.
43rd10.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dayton
85th$97.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dayton Residents

Energy Production in Sheridan County, Wyoming

Power Plants in Sheridan County, Wyoming

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sheridan County WY Natural Gas 624594,218.94952.27

Sheridan County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 677,704,048.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Sheridan County from electricity use per year. This total also equates to a ranking of 7th highest in the country for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 22,230.74 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The county is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 14th highest in the state and 14th highest when counting power plants per capita. Sheridan County's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

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Sheridan County, Wyoming Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Sheridan County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Sheridan County has an average of 3.40% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Sheridan County is ranked as the 653rd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Sheridan County:

  • Clearmont, Wyoming:
    • Powder River Energy Corporation: 100.00%
  • Dayton, Wyoming:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 100.00%
  • Ranchester, Wyoming:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 100.00%
  • Sheridan, Wyoming:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 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 Sheridan County, Wyoming?

The largest electricity company in Sheridan County, Wyoming by total customer count is Powder River Energy Corporation.

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

Sheridan County, Wyoming is home to 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Sheridan County, Wyoming?

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

Sheridan County, Wyoming has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-01