Cerro Gordo County, IA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Cerro Gordo County has emissions of 6,219.41 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,123.17.

Ranking 38th in wind power generation in the state out of 99 counties, Cerro Gordo County has a total yield of 405,685 megawatt hours from wind energy.

Cerro Gordo County is ranked as the 944th highest consumer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the country with 735,853.43 megawatt hours being consumed by customers for their electricity needs.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Cerro Gordo County's average price is 4.98% above that at 16.87 cents per kilowatt hour.

With total production of 3,123,565 megawatt hours, Cerro Gordo County is ranked 5th highest producer of electricity in Iowa out of 99 counties for total generation.

Cerro Gordo County has seen an increase of about 3.83% in the amount of power generated by wind turbines.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    735,853 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,123,565 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    405,685 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,717,880 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    72.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    268,585,011 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,219.41 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Mason City

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Mason City Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

17.38¢ per kWh

  • 4.29% higher than last month
  • 12.35% higher than March last year
  • 22.2% higher than the Iowa average
  • 2.09% higher than the US average
  • 1,022nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 23,529th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,217 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,506 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

18.09¢ per kWh

  • 0.89% higher than last month
  • 1.72% higher than March last year
  • 21.1% higher than the Iowa average
  • 8.99% higher than the US average
  • 1,022nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 25,276th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 184 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 916 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$110.02 per month

  • 1.73% higher than last month
  • 1.39% higher than March last year
  • 13.02% higher than the Iowa average
  • 8.55% lower than the US average
  • 826th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 20 since March last year
  • 12,955th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,015 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,874 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$130.46 per month

  • 0.1% higher than last month
  • 3.34% lower than March last year
  • 11.77% higher than the Iowa average
  • 3.41% lower than the US average
  • 835th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since March last year
  • 13,841st in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 169 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,011 since March last year

Mason City, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Mason City are billed a residential electricity rate of 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 34.92% above the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 1022nd lowest for average electricity rate out of 1028 cities in Iowa. With an estimated 1,589 residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The city is faced with an average of 0.74 power outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 75.7 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Mason City emits 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 832nd worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 134,846,838.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Mason City must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mason City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
1022nd18.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mason City
835th$130.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mason City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mason City, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.423,562,619.44647,259,448

Clear Lake, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Clear Lake are billed a residential electricity rate of 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 34.92% above the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 1022nd lowest for average electricity rate out of 1028 cities in Iowa. With an estimated 755 residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The city is faced with an average of 0.74 power outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 75.7 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Clear Lake emits 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 131st worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 37,782,720.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Clear Lake must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clear Lake

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
1022nd18.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clear Lake
835th$130.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clear Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clear Lake, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.423,562,619.44647,259,448

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Rockwell, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Rockwell are billed a residential electricity rate of 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.41% below the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $110.05 per month. MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Rockwell emits 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 131st worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 4,608,969.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Rockwell must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rockwell

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.085/kWh$183.83/mo.$70.62/mo.
323rd11.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rockwell
389th$110.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rockwell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rockwell, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Franklin Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.25218.4925,682.553,403,350.33
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1087.865,950,043.62660,697,928

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Electricity Production in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Power Plants in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cerro Gordo County IA Natural Gas 2,716,0351,137,547,556.46418.83
Hawkeye Power Partners LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Cerro Gordo County IA Wind 200,299
Cerro Gordo Wind FarmCerro Gordo Wind Farm (100.00%)
Cerro Gordo County IA Wind 169,862
Cerro Gordo County IA Wind 35,524
Cerro Gordo County IA Distillate Fuel Oil 1,8452,547,343.961,380.67

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 268,585,011.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Cerro Gordo County due to electricity consumption. This total results in 6,219.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the county ranks 889th highest in the United States for pollution per capita. Natural Gas is the primary fuel type in Cerro Gordo County, with 86.95% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Other fuel types used include Wind at 12.99% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.06%. Cerro Gordo County has 5 power producing plants, which is 560th most in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
86.95%
WIND
Wind
Wind
12.99%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Cerro Gordo County include Alliant Energy, Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative, and Prairie Energy The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Cerro Gordo County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 1.65% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Cerro Gordo County a rank of 24th best in Iowa out of 99.

Power Companies in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Providers In Each City in Cerro Gordo County:

  • Clear Lake, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Dougherty, Iowa:
    • Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative: 5.49%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 94.51%
  • Mason City, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Meservey, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Plymouth, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Rock Falls, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Rockwell, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 83.04%
    • Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative: 16.96%
  • Swaledale, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Thornton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Ventura, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy22,914
2Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative362
3Prairie Energy87

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa?

The largest electricity company in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

How many electric companies offer service in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa?

There are 3 electricity suppliers operating in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

How many power plants are in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa?

There are 5 active power plants in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-31