The EPA is putting a lot of pressure on power companies to stop using coal without providing an affordable alternative. It’s a huge problem for utilities.
Kaysville Power Utility uses the following blend of fuel sources:
|Fuel Source||Percentage||Fuel Location||Cost for Utility|
|Coal||35%||Delta and Price, UT||6.5 cents/KWH|
|Hydro-electric||16%||Colorado River||6 cents /KWH|
|Natural Gas||50%||Nebo plant||8-12 cents/KWH|
No solar power is in the energy budget although various customers (myself included) have substantial solar arrays. Davis Area Community Data center has 57KW of solar power.
More Wind power from New Mexico is coming on line in 2012
Kaysville City Power has ~9000 power meters.
The Summer Average usage is 42MW and the Winter Average is 24MW.
Data provided by Bruce Rigby --Head of Customer Service at Kaysville Power