Clay County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clay County, Iowa Electricity Overview

The county is ranked as the 622nd largest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation for electricity generation, producing 1,075,223.5 megawatt hours.

Clay County ranks 13th in Iowa out of 99 counties for electricity produced from wind turbines.

After a 3.18% rise in electricity generated by wind turbines, Clay County's total electric generation is now 99.64% wind powered.

Clay County is 182nd in the US rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 1,071,391 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

Releasing 1,100,418.08 kilograms of CO2 gases, Clay County has the 70th worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the state.

Clay County ranks 167th highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation for electricity per capita produced from wind turbines. Producing 1,071,391 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 16,384, this averages out to 65.39 megawatt hours per person per year from wind energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    274,732 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,075,224 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,071,391 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,833 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    65.63 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,100,418 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    67.16 kg

Spencer, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Spencer's residential electricity rate is 9.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 27.62% lower than the state's average price of 12.74 cents and 34.10% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Spencer Municipal Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $98.29. This is 20.64% below the nationwide average of $123.86.

Spencer emits 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 91st worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. At 5,578.07 kilograms per person and 11,325 citizens in the city, the city emits 63,171,673.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city has one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spencer

Spencer 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.
21st9.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spencer
63rd$98.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spencer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spencer, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23172,46121,249,600
Spencer Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED8.3783.564,622.915,409,756.57

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Everly, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Everly's residential electricity rate is 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% higher than the state's average price of 12.74 cents and 21.05% above the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 60 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest supplier in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $128.1. This is 3.42% above the nationwide average of $123.86.

Everly emits 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 765th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. This adds up to total emissions of 3,207,391.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 423rd highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Everly

Everly 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.
479th16.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Everly
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Everly Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Everly, Iowa

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

Royal, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Royal's residential electricity rate is 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% higher than the state's average price of 12.74 cents and 21.05% above the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 16 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest supplier in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $128.1. This is 3.42% above the nationwide average of $123.86.

Royal emits 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 91st worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. This adds up to total emissions of 2,114,089.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 521st highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Royal

Royal 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.
479th16.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Royal
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Royal Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Royal, Iowa

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

Electricity Production in Clay County, Iowa

Power Plants in Clay County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Upland PrairieInterstate Power and Light (100.00%)
Clay County IA Wind 1,002,712
Crosswind Energy ProjectClearway Energy (99.00%)Other (1.00%)
Clay County IA Wind 68,679
Clay County IA Distillate Fuel Oil 10,27511,546,416.061,123.74

Clay County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 1,100,418.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Clay County ranks 70th worst out of 99 counties in Iowa for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 2854th worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 67.16 kilograms of emissions per person. Electricity producing facilities in the county mainly use Wind, which accounts for 99.64% (or 1,071,391 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. When taken together with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.32%) and Natural Gas (0.04%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county's electricity production. Clay County has 3 electricity plants, which is 15th most in Iowa.

WIND
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99.64%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.32%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.04%

Clay County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity suppliers in Clay County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. Citizens of Iowa have decent net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Clay County is 1.86%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Alliant Energy, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, and North West Rural Electric Cooperative. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Clay County a rank of 125th best in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Clay County:

  • Dickens, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Everly, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Fostoria, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Gillett Grove, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 49.98%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 50.02%
  • Greenville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Peterson, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Rossie, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 78.20%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 21.80%
  • Royal, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Spencer, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 4.30%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 12.18%
    • Spencer Municipal Utilities: 83.52%
  • Webb, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving customers in Clay County, Iowa.

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

The largest electricity provider in Clay County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

How many power plants are in Clay County, Iowa?

There are 3 active power plants located in Clay County, Iowa

What electricity companies offer service in Clay County, Iowa?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27