Energy and Utilities

Utility Cost and Provider

  Routt County Colorado U.S.
Electrical      
Residential Base Rate per kWh in cents 7.9 9.3 10.5
Commercial Base Rate per kWh in cents 8.6 9.3 10.4
       
Natural Gas      
Residential Base Rate per Mmbtu $4.90 $8.32 $11.02
Commerical Base Rate per Mmbtu $4.90 $7.93 $8.93


Source: U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration/Natural Gas Prices/Electrical Power
Source: Colorado Governor’s Energy Office Annual Report 2010

Energy Utilization by Type and User

  Electrical Natural Gas
Provider Yampa Valley Electric Atmos Energy Corp
Residential 82.0% 89.1%
Industrial 0.5% 2.5%
Commercial 17.5% 8.4%


Source: Colorado Governor’s Energy Office Annual Report 2010

Sources of Power for Yampa Valley Electrical

% Self Generated 0%
% Purchased 100%
   
Provider of Power Xcel Energy
     Coal 52%
     Natural Gas 36%
     Hydro 2%
     Renewable non-hydro 10%


Source: Colorado Governor’s Energy Office Annual Report 2010