Cherokee County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cherokee County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Consumers in Cherokee County deal with an average of 0.75 outages lasting 79.82 minutes per year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Cherokee County benefit from an average rate that is 12.55% below that at 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour.

Cherokee County is 11th in the state out of 99 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 100.8 megawatt hours per person each year.

Releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 gases, Cherokee County has the 2950th highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 3221 counties in the nation.

Citizens in Cherokee County pay $189.25 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Iowa average of $112.03.

Cherokee County is the 14 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 99 counties in the state, with a population of 11,658 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,175,151.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    195,485 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,175,151 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,175,151 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    100.8 MWh

Cherokee, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Cherokee home have an average residential electricity rate of 12.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.28% lower than the average Iowa rate of 12.74 cents and 11.94% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $189.23 per month.

Approximately 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 91st worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 29,000,400.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cherokee

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.123/kWh$211.82/mo.$189.23/mo.
121st12.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cherokee
735th$189.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cherokee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cherokee, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23172,46121,249,600

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Marcus, IA Electricity Overview

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Approximately 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 91st worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 6,018,740.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Aurelia, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Aurelia home have an average residential electricity rate of 9.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.66% lower than the average Iowa rate of 12.74 cents and 30.49% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Aurelia, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. With a population of 968 citizens, the city is the 286th most populated city in the state.

Approximately 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 91st worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 5,399,574.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aurelia

Aurelia residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.097/kWh$0.095/kWh$88.31/mo.$86.56/mo.
36th9.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aurelia
32nd$88.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aurelia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aurelia, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aurelia, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.7388.314,826.59469,429.72

Electricity Production in Cherokee County, Iowa

Power Plants in Cherokee County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Glaciers Edge Wind ProjectEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Cherokee County IA Wind 922,988
Storm Lake IIALLETE (100.00%)
Cherokee County IA Wind 153,814
Storm Lake 1ALLETE (100.00%)
Cherokee County IA Wind 98,349

Cherokee County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 2950th worst in the nation. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county has 3 power plants in the county. This is the 734th most plants within a single county in the United States. Cherokee County has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced by Wind.

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Cherokee County, Iowa Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Cherokee County, 3 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Iowa has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Cherokee County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 1.86% of electricity produced. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Cherokee County is ranked as the 125th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cherokee County:

  • Aurelia, Iowa:
    • Aurelia, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Cherokee, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Quimby, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Washta, Iowa:
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 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 Cherokee County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Cherokee County, Iowa.

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

Cherokee County, Iowa has 4 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cherokee County, Iowa?

How many power plants are in Cherokee County, Iowa?

There are 3 electricity plants in Cherokee County, Iowa

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27