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Black Hawk County, Iowa Electricity Overview

In Black Hawk County, 44,679 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Black Hawk County is 17th out of 99 counties in the state for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

Black Hawk County has a population of 130,274 residents.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 14.72%, or 7,713 megawatt hours, of Black Hawk County's total energy generation.

At an average residential price of 11.51 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Black Hawk County benefit from a 27.84% discount from the nationwide average rate.

Black Hawk County generates roughly 0.02 megawatt hours of electricity using natural gas per citizen living in the county. This is the 229th highest average in the country.

When calculating by customer count, Cedar Falls Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in Black Hawk County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,236,274 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.17 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    52,392 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,713 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    44,679 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.4 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    685,535,652 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,262.26 kg

Waterloo, IA Electricity Overview

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Waterloo's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.91 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 16.78% below the state's average rate of 13.11 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $89.82 per month. Generation from non-renewable fuel sources accounts for 0.17 megawatt hours per person in the city.

Waterloo's top fuel consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The city generates 61.52% of the total production in the city from this fuel type. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Solar makes up 31.33% of electricity generation and Distillate Fuel Oil accounts for 7.15% of total production in the city. The city has the 5th most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 3 total power plants. Waterloo residents average 5,208.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 346,676,764.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 10th highest for total emissions in Iowa.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waterloo

Waterloo residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.53/mo.
49th10.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waterloo
26th$89.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waterloo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waterloo, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED10.9189.8216,5746,167,060.82673,028,298

Zips with electric coverage in Waterloo, Iowa include: 50613, 50701, 50702, 50703, 50707

Cedar Falls, IA Electricity Overview

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Cedar Falls' residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.69 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 10.83% below the state's average rate of 13.11 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $98.57 per month. Production in the city from natural gas averaged 0.08 megawatt hours per resident, which is 6th out of 1028 cities in the state.

Cedar Falls' top fuel consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The city generates 76.75% of the total production in the city from this fuel type. Coal and Petroleum Coke are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Coal makes up 9.00% of electricity generation and Petroleum Coke accounts for 7.15% of total production in the city. The city has the 3rd most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 4 total power plants. Cedar Falls residents average 5,418.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 219,431,946.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 16th highest for total emissions in Iowa.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cedar Falls

Cedar Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.094/kWh$98.57/mo.$77.55/mo.
346th11.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cedar Falls
320th$98.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cedar Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cedar Falls, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cedar Falls Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.6998.579,290177,57820,765,800

Evansdale, IA Electricity Overview

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Evansdale's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.91 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 16.78% below the state's average rate of 13.11 cents. MidAmerican Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $89.82. This is 34.91% lower than the nationwide average of $137.99.

Evansdale has zero electricity plants. About 5,141.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 657th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. At 5,141.57 kilograms per person and 4,599 residents in the city, the city emits 23,646,087.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Evansdale

Evansdale residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.53/mo.
49th10.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Evansdale
26th$89.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Evansdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Evansdale, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED10.9189.826,167,060.82673,028,298

Electricity Production in Black Hawk County, Iowa

Power Plants in Black Hawk County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
University of Northern IowaUniversity of Northern Iowa (100.00%)
Cedar Falls IA Natural Gas 23,92810,659,770.25445.49
Waterloo IA Natural Gas 11,2869,373,067.32830.5
Cedar Falls IA Natural Gas 8,6839,829,250.91,132.01
Waterloo Solar (IA)MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Waterloo IA Solar 5,192
Cedar Falls Solar FarmEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Cedar Falls IA Solar 2,521
Cedar Falls IA Natural Gas 6071,413,889.822,329.31
Waterloo IA Distillate Fuel Oil 9670,675.18736.2
La Porte City IA Distillate Fuel Oil 7968,452.69866.49

Black Hawk County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Black Hawk County's top fuel consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The county generates 71.82% of the total production in the county from this fuel type. Solar and Coal are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Solar makes up 14.72% of electricity generation and Coal accounts for 6.14% of total production in the county. The county has the 345th most electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 8 total power plants. Black Hawk County is the 7th worst ranked county in the state out of 99 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county releasing 685,535,651.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This total equates to 5,262.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1238th worst in the US for pollution per capita.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
71.82%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
14.72%
COAL
Coal
6.14%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
4.88%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
2.44%

Black Hawk County, Iowa Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electric suppliers in Black Hawk County offer net metering to their consumers. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Iowa has decent laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Black Hawk County who report energy loss data had an average of 2.80% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Black Hawk County having a rank of 322nd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Black Hawk County:

  • Cedar Falls, Iowa:
    • Cedar Falls Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Dunkerton, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 87.14%
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 12.86%
  • Elk Run Heights, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Evansdale, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Gilbertville, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Hudson, Iowa:
    • Cedar Falls Electric Utility: 1.52%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 98.48%
  • La Porte City, Iowa:
    • La Porte City Utilities: 100.00%
  • Raymond, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Waterloo, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Black Hawk County, Iowa?

Black Hawk County, Iowa has 8 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Black Hawk County, Iowa?

The largest electricity company in Black Hawk County, Iowa by total customer count is Cedar Falls Electric Utility.

How many electric companies offer service in Black Hawk County, Iowa?

Black Hawk County, Iowa has 4 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Black Hawk County, Iowa?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-23