Sweetwater County, WY: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

With 171,220 megawatt produced from solar power and 42,459 citizens in Sweetwater County, the county averages 4.03 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 1st out of 23 counties in Wyoming.

The average monthly residential electric expense in Sweetwater County is 8.99% lower than the state average monthly residential expense.

Averaging production of 215.88 megawatt hours per resident each year, Sweetwater County ranks 3 out of 23 counties in Wyoming in production per capita.

Natural gas accounts for 2.70% of the electricity generation in Sweetwater County, giving it a rank of 333rd in the US out of 3230 counties for natural gas production.

At an average residential rate of 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Sweetwater County benefit from a 26.96% discount from the nationwide average rate.

The use of coal in the production of electricity decreased in Sweetwater County in the previous 12 months, with a decreased usage of roughly 5.76% taking place.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,246,165 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    29.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,166,096 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    171,220 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,994,876 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    215.88 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,257,625,110 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    29,619.75 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Rock Springs

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Rock Springs Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

13¢ per kWh

  • 3.74% higher than last month
  • 17.39% higher than April last year
  • 6.56% higher than the Wyoming average
  • 23.16% lower than the US average
  • 126th in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since April last year
  • 6,555th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 768 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,645 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.87¢ per kWh

  • 1.37% higher than last month
  • 8.33% higher than April last year
  • 0.25% higher than the Wyoming average
  • 26.38% lower than the US average
  • 104th 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
  • 4,284th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 370 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,081 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$80.69 per month

  • 18.7% lower than last month
  • 5.1% higher than April last year
  • 17.08% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 28.43% lower than the US average
  • 72nd in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 3,593rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,886 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 611 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$85.62 per month

  • 0.38% higher than last month
  • 1.33% higher than April last year
  • 14.35% lower than the Wyoming average
  • 37.08% lower than the US average
  • 74th in the state out of 201 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 1,406th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 839 since April last year

Rock Springs, WY Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Rock Springs is around 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.25% more than the average Wyoming price of 11.84 cents and 26.38% less than the national average of 16.12 cents. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $85.62. This is 14.70% below the Wyoming average bill of $100.37. PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 23,223.49 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 7th worst polluter in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Total emissions in the city are 545,868,230.23 kilograms, which is the 5th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city is home to no power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rock Springs

Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs
74th$85.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rock Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rock Springs, Wyoming

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

Green River, WY Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Green River is around 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.25% more than the average Wyoming price of 11.84 cents and 26.38% less than the national average of 16.12 cents. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $85.62. This is 14.70% below the Wyoming average bill of $100.37. PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 23,223.49 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 7th worst polluter in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Total emissions in the city are 276,057,675.08 kilograms, which is the 7th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city is home to no power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Green River

Green River 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 Green River
74th$85.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Green River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Green River, 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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North Rock Springs CDP, WY Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of North Rock Springs CDP is around 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.25% more than the average Wyoming price of 11.84 cents and 26.38% less than the national average of 16.12 cents. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $85.62. This is 14.70% below the Wyoming average bill of $100.37. PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 23,223.49 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 7th worst polluter in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Total emissions in the city are 57,989,064.92 kilograms, which is the 31st worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city is home to no power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Rock Springs CDP

North Rock Springs CDP 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 North Rock Springs CDP
74th$85.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Rock Springs CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Rock Springs CDP, 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 Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Power Plants in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sweetwater County WY Coal 8,675,987.19,131,145,653.191,052.4612/2037
General ChemicalTata Chemicals Partners (100.00%)
Sweetwater County WY Coal 225,42389,757,689.3398.17
Sweetwater County WY Solar 171,220
Simplot PhosphatesSimplot Phosphates LLC (100.00%)
Sweetwater County WY Other 93,466.2929,486,295.7315.48

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 29,619.75 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 6th worst in the US. This adds up to total emissions of 1,257,625,109.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the county the 4th highest for total emissions in the state. Over 94.41% of electricity in Sweetwater County comes from generation using Coal. Taken together with Natural Gas (2.70%) and Solar (1.87%), these three fuel types account for 98.98% of the county's electricity generation. There are 4 electricity plants in Sweetwater County, which is the 110th highest number of power plants in a county in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
94.41%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.70%
SOLAR
Solar
1.87%
OTHER
Other
0.94%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in Sweetwater County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Wyoming has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Power Companies in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Providers In Each City in Sweetwater County:

  • Bairoil, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Granger, Wyoming:
    • Bridger Valley Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Green River, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Rock Springs, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Superior, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Wamsutter, Wyoming:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

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

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

Sweetwater County, Wyoming is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Sweetwater County, Wyoming?

There are 4 active electricity plants located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

What electricity companies offer service in Sweetwater County, Wyoming?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp36,359
2Bridger Valley Electric Association1,729

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-07