Sweetwater County, Wyoming Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sweetwater County, Wyoming Electricity Overview

Sweetwater County produces 250.59 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 2nd highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Citizens of Sweetwater County use enough electricity to release 28,452.63 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 2nd highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in Wyoming.

With 96.97% of Sweetwater County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 1st out of 23 counties in Wyoming in total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Sweetwater County averages 4.34 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 7th highest in Wyoming out of 23counties.

Sweetwater County has seen year over year increase of 4.42% for electricity generation from solar energy.

Sweetwater County is home to 42,272 citizens and its power generating plants generate 10,776,271.39 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 254.93 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,186,410 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    28.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,776,271 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    183,525 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,592,746 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    254.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,202,749,759 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    28,452.63 kg

Rock Springs, WY Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Rock Springs is around 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 25.74% lower than the average national electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $80.24. This is 17.07% below the Wyoming average bill of $96.76. PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 31st worst polluter in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Total emissions in the city are 496,022,510.82 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 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 Rock Springs
12th$80.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rock Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rock Springs, Wyoming

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

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Green River, WY Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Green River is around 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 25.74% lower than the average national electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $80.24. This is 17.07% below the Wyoming average bill of $96.76. PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 31st worst polluter in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Total emissions in the city are 249,318,464.27 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 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 Green River
12th$80.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Green River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Green River, Wyoming

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

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 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 25.74% lower than the average national electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $80.24. This is 17.07% below the Wyoming average bill of $96.76. PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 21,084.01 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 31st worst polluter in Wyoming out of 205 cities. Total emissions in the city are 51,423,909.88 kilograms, which is the 29th 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 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 North Rock Springs CDP
12th$80.24Average 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 ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7480.241,048,615112,605,339

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 10,289,464.910,806,109,350.441,050.2112/2037
General ChemicalTata Chemicals Partners (100.00%)
Sweetwater County WY Coal 218,48791,950,341.12420.85
Sweetwater County WY Solar 183,525
Simplot PhosphatesSimplot Phosphates LLC (100.00%)
Sweetwater County WY Other 84,794.4926,626,842.34314.02

Sweetwater County, Wyoming Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 28,452.63 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 5th worst in the US. This adds up to total emissions of 1,202,749,759.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the county the 3rd highest for total emissions in the state. Over 96.97% of electricity in Sweetwater County comes from generation using Coal. Taken together with Solar (1.70%) and Other (0.72%), these three fuel types account for 99.40% of the county's electricity generation. There are 4 electricity plants in Sweetwater County, which is the 568th highest number of power plants in a county in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
96.97%
SOLAR
Solar
1.70%
OTHER
Other
0.72%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.51%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%

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
1PacifiCorp36,085
2Bridger Valley Electric Association1,915

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-12