Buchanan County, IA: Electric Rates From 4 Providers

Buchanan County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Buchanan County, Iowa Electricity Overview

No electricity production takes place in Buchanan County.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Buchanan County totals $155.89. In contrast, the Iowa average bill is $113.35

Buchanan County's average residential electricity rate is 12.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.86% lower than the US average price of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Buchanan County is the 32nd largest county in the state, with 20,598 citizens residing within its borders.

Buchanan County emits 4,863.17 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Iowa average of 4,863.17.

Emitting 100,171,659.74 kilograms of CO2 gases, Buchanan County has the 1788th highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    351,752 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    100,171,660 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,863.17 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Independence

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Independence Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.74¢ per kWh

  • 1.93% higher than last month
  • 4.71% higher than April last year
  • 2.78% lower than the Iowa average
  • 24.67% lower than the US average
  • 408th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 5,421st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 253 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 556 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.07¢ per kWh

  • 0.37% higher than last month
  • 1.77% higher than April last year
  • 2.79% lower than the Iowa average
  • 18.91% lower than the US average
  • 408th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 7,910th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 43 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 30 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$100.37 per month

  • 8.33% lower than last month
  • 4.68% higher than April last year
  • 8.5% higher than the Iowa average
  • 10.97% lower than the US average
  • 892nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 449 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 67 since April last year
  • 11,264th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,092 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,098 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$123.03 per month

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 2.63% lower than April last year
  • 9.16% higher than the Iowa average
  • 9.59% lower than the US average
  • 429th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 11,080th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 174 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 554 since April last year

Independence, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Independence's inhabitants spend 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 2.79% below the state's average rate of 13.45 cents, which ranks the city 408th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for lowest average electricity rate. Independence Light and Power is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity consumption in Independence results in the release of 29,607,003.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 64th highest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 45th highest in Iowa in emissions per capita, averaging 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. There is one electricity plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Independence

Independence residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.107/kWh$183.43/mo.$91.50/mo.
408th13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
429th$123.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Independence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Independence, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East-Central Iowa Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.80160.2116,509.713,744,819.27
Independence Light and PowerBUNDLED14.1093.2819,298.642,720,165.84

Jesup, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Jesup's inhabitants spend 11.08 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 17.64% below the state's average rate of 13.45 cents, which ranks the city 281st out of 1028 cities in Iowa for lowest average electricity rate. MidAmerican Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $113.35, while the Jesup average is 17.01% lower at $94.07 per month. This ranks the city 307th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

In Jesup, there are no electricity generating plants. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city limits. The city's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 12,328,146.3 kilograms, which is 142nd largest amount in the state out of 1028 cities. Averaging 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 45th highest in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jesup

Jesup residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.082/kWh$160.98/mo.$54.88/mo.
281st11.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jesup
307th$94.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jesup Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jesup, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East-Central Iowa Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.80160.2116,509.713,744,819.27
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929

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Fairbank, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Fairbank's inhabitants spend 12.45 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 7.42% below the state's average rate of 13.45 cents, which ranks the city 376th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for lowest average electricity rate. Fairbank, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $113.35, while the Fairbank average is 19.38% lower at $91.39 per month. This ranks the city 282nd in the state for average monthly bill amount.

In Fairbank, there are no electricity generating plants. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city limits. The city's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 7,460,109.04 kilograms, which is 207th largest amount in the state out of 1028 cities. Averaging 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 45th highest in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairbank

Fairbank residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.096/kWh$231.82/mo.$68.14/mo.
376th12.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairbank
282nd$91.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairbank Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairbank, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East-Central Iowa Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.80160.2116,509.713,744,819.27
Fairbank, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.4690.363,873.63482,700.2

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Buchanan County, Iowa Details

Buchanan County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Buchanan County, 75.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Buchanan County is 1.92%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Alliant Energy, East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative, and Independence Light and Power. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Buchanan County receiving a rank of 133rd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Buchanan County:

  • Aurora, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Brandon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Fairbank, Iowa:
    • Fairbank, Iowa Electric Utility: 98.56%
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 1.44%
  • Hazleton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Independence, Iowa:
    • Independence Light and Power: 55.60%
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 44.40%
  • Jesup, Iowa:
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 7.54%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 92.46%
  • Lamont, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Quasqueton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 93.06%
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 6.94%
  • Rowley, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Stanley, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Winthrop, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Buchanan County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity company in Buchanan County, Iowa.

What electricity companies offer service in Buchanan County, Iowa?

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

Buchanan County, Iowa has 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-05