Audubon County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Audubon County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Audubon County has seen a rise of about 1.61% in electricity generated by wind.

Audubon County generates 496.18% additional megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the leftover amount.

The burning of natural gas in Audubon County yields a total of 108,444.84 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 6th in the state out of 99 counties.

Ranking 33rd out of 99 counties in wind power generation in the state, Audubon County has a total yield of 443,815 megawatt hours from wind turbines.

Audubon County has accomplished a 1.61% rise in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production throughout the previous year.

Releasing 12,163,589.18 kilograms of CO2 gases, Audubon County has the 63rd worst pollution level due to electricity use out of 99 counties in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    95,143 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    567,229 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    443,815 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    123,414 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    99.97 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    12,163,589 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,143.74 kg

Audubon, IA Electricity Overview

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Emitting 11,451,783.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Audubon is the 163rd highest out of 1028 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. There are no power producing facilities within Audubon, so residents must depend on electricity produced outside of the city.

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Exira, IA Electricity Overview

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Emitting 4,389,943.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Exira is the 340th highest out of 1028 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. There are no power producing facilities within Exira, so residents must depend on electricity produced outside of the city.

Kimballton, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens of Kimballton are billed a residential electricity rate of 10.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.94% lower than the average Iowa price of 12.74 cents and 21.64% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Kimballton has the 585th largest population in the state, with 291 residents . Kimballton, Iowa Utility Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Emitting 1,623,219.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Kimballton is the 581st highest out of 1028 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. There are no power producing facilities within Kimballton, so residents must depend on electricity produced outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kimballton

Kimballton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.105/kWh$203.56/mo.$134.73/mo.
54th10.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kimballton
611th$134.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kimballton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kimballton, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kimballton, Iowa Utility CompanyBUNDLED7.8569.231,777.33139,572.24
Nishnabotna Valley RECBUNDLED14.04199.5759,990.58,424,906.44

Electricity Production in Audubon County, Iowa

Power Plants in Audubon County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Heartland Divide Wind Project, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Audubon County IA Wind 443,815
Audubon County IA Natural Gas 123,41472,517,337.05587.59

Audubon County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Audubon County results in the release of 12,163,589.18 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 2699th largest emissions amount in the nation out of 3221 counties. Averaging 2,143.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 2517th worst for pollution per capita. Wind is the primary fuel in Audubon County, with 78.24% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil are also primary fuel types in the county, with 19.12% and 2.64% of total electricity production coming from each fuel source, respectively. Audubon County is home to 2 power generation plants, which is 979th highest in the country.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
78.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
19.12%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
2.64%

Audubon County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 6 electricity companies in Audubon County, 5 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Providers In Each City in Audubon County:

  • Gray, Iowa:
    • Western Iowa Power Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Kimballton, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 50.26%
    • Kimballton, Iowa Utility Company: 49.74%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Audubon County, Iowa?

Audubon County, Iowa is home to 2 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Audubon County, Iowa?

The largest electricity provider in Audubon County, Iowa by total customer count is Guthrie County REC.

Which electricity companies offer service in Audubon County, Iowa?

How many electric companies offer service in Audubon County, Iowa?

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Audubon County, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24