Cedar County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cedar County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Of all US counties, Cedar County is 427th in megawatt hours produced from wind power.

Cedar County generates 2.61% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, resulting in a ranking of 36th in Iowa out of 99 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

Cedar County residents are faced with outages that are on average 81.55 minutes per incident, with approximately 0.72 outages each year.

Cedar County is home to 18,505 people and its power plants generate 15,183.06 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 0.82 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Cedar County's average residential electricity rate is 13.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.14% less than the national average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 97.39%, or 14,787 megawatt hours, of Cedar County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 50th in Iowa for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    310,297 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    15,183 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    14,787 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    396 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.82 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    98,465,538 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,321.02 kg

Tipton, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Tipton is around 11.28 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 11.42% lower than Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents, which ranks the city 64th best for average electricity rate out of 1028 cities in Iowa. Facilities in the city produce, on average, 0.11 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable fuel types. With an estimated 856 total residential customers, Tipton Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Tipton accounts for 17,709,323.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 118th highest in the state out of 1028 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,623.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 40th ranked city in the state for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Tipton. Tipton has the 18th highest number of power producing plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tipton

Tipton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
64th11.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tipton
15th$81.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tipton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tipton, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Eastern Iowa Light & PowerBUNDLED12.45143.19298,37937,136,400
Tipton UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1177.935012,106.341,345,107.93

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West Branch, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for West Branch is around 16.43 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 28.94% higher than Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents, which ranks the city 389th best average for electricity rate out of 1028 cities in Iowa. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $126.32. This is 1.98% more than the nationwide average of $123.86. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

The consumption of electricity in West Branch accounts for 13,995,384.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 139th highest in the state out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation West Branch is the 91st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Branch

West Branch residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
389th16.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Branch
165th$126.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Branch Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Branch, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Linn County RECBUNDLED11.81110.25302,63735,756,000

Durant, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Durant is around 14.77 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 15.91% higher than Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents, which ranks the city 299th best average for electricity rate out of 1028 cities in Iowa. Facilities in the city produce, on average, 0.02 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable fuel types. With an estimated 478 total residential customers, Durant City Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Durant accounts for 10,454,885.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 176th highest in the state out of 1028 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,587.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 59th ranked city in the state for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Durant. Durant has the 18th highest number of power producing plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Durant

Durant residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
299th14.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Durant
96th$109.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Durant Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Durant, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Durant City UtilitiesBUNDLED13.96102.1646.067,000.78977,084.82

Electricity Production in Cedar County, Iowa

Power Plants in Cedar County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Anchor Wind, LLCAcciona Energy USA Global, LLC (100.00%)
Cedar County IA Wind 14,787
Tipton IA Distillate Fuel Oil 350260,401.74744
Durant IA Distillate Fuel Oil 46.0633,633.68730.21

Cedar County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Cedar County results in 98,465,537.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1824th largest emissions amount of any county in the country. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,321.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 55th ranked county in the state and 1365th nationally for CO2 emissions released per capita. About 97.39% of electricity in Cedar County comes from generation using Wind. Cedar County is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 734th highest in the country.

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97.39%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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2.61%

Cedar County, Iowa Net Metering

Cedar County has 3 out of 5 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Iowa has pretty good state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Cedar County is 1.93%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Alliant Energy, Eastern Iowa Light & Power, and Linn County REC. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Cedar County is ranked as the 132nd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cedar County:

  • Bennett, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Clarence, Iowa:
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 50.00%
    • Alliant Energy: 50.00%
  • Durant, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 27.17%
    • Durant City Utilities: 72.83%
  • Lowden, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 92.61%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 7.39%
  • Mechanicsville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 49.76%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 50.24%
  • Stanwood, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 49.95%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 50.05%
  • Tipton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 2.11%
    • Tipton Utilities: 94.07%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 3.82%
  • West Branch, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 90.01%
    • Linn County REC: 9.99%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Cedar County, Iowa by total revenue is Alliant Energy.

How many power plants are in Cedar County, Iowa?

Cedar County, Iowa has 3 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cedar County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy10,023
2Eastern Iowa Light & Power4,309
3Tipton Utilities1,814
4Linn County REC1,249
5Durant City Utilities579

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

Cedar County, Iowa has 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27