Clay County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Clay County is the 48th most populated county in Iowa.

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Wind turbines produce 66.08 megawatt hours per year per capita for Clay County residents, which is 164th highest county out of 3220 counties in the United States.

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Clay County uses non-renewable sources to produce 2.62 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 623rd highest county in the nation for non-renewable production per capita.

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With total production of 1,100,345 megawatt hours, Clay County is the 633rd highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3220 counties.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Clay County experienced a 17.26% increase during the course of the preceding 12 months.

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Clay County emitted 8,253,196.2 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 63rd highest polluting county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    261,887 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,100,345 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,058,381 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    41,964 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    68.7 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,253,196 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    515.31 kg

Spencer, IA Electric Overview

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On average, Spencer's residents purchase residential average priceelectricity for 13.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% above the average state price of 12.69 cents and 3.18% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Spencer Municipal Utilities has 6,313 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city. The city is ranked 74th in the state in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 46 megawatt hours generated.

Releasing 60,033,186.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Spencer is the 35th worst out of 1008 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city also ranks 59th highest in Iowa in pollution per resident, averaging 5,431.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the city. The city has the 21st highest power producing plant of any city in Iowa, with one total plant. This translates to the 93rd most plants per person in the state. For electricity generation purposes, Spencer's primary fuel source is Kerosene, accounting for 46 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spencer

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
494th13.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spencer
890th$139.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spencer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spencer, Iowa

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Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.30121.29No DataIcon representing missing value.3,649,224594,684,494
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23No DataIcon representing missing value.172,46121,249,600
Spencer Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED8.3783.54664,622.915,409,756.57

Everly, IA Electric Overview

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Everly has an average residential electricity rate of 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.75% more than the state's average rate of 12.69 cents. Customers in Everly deal with 0.72 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 81.55 minutes. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $155.26 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Patrons in Everly pay 29.13% more compared to the rest of the country.

Electricity consumption in Everly creates 3,430,211.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 407th most of any city in Iowa. Additionally, the city ranks 257th worst in Iowa in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Everly

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
829th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Everly
959th$155.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Everly Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Everly, Iowa

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Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.30121.29No DataIcon representing missing value.3,649,224594,684,494
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23No DataIcon representing missing value.172,46121,249,600

Peterson, IA Electric Overview

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Peterson's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.49% above Iowa's average price of 12.69 cents and 0.47% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city deal with 0.75 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 79.82 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. With 7 residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Peterson creates 2,209,013 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 518th most of any city in Iowa. The city also ranks 257th worst in Iowa in pollution per resident, averaging 5,427.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 6,655.1 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Peterson

Peterson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.117/kWh$183.82/mo.$78.17/mo.
654th13.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Peterson
907th$143.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Peterson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Peterson, Iowa

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Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.30121.29No DataIcon representing missing value.3,649,224594,684,494
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23No DataIcon representing missing value.172,46121,249,600
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED10.5487.25No DataIcon representing missing value.6,043,366637,124,876
North West Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.12213.97No DataIcon representing missing value.259,77623,686,500

Energy Production in Clay County, Iowa

Power Plants in Clay County, Iowa

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Clay County IA Wind 924,625No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Crosswind Energy ProjectOther (1.00%)Clearway Energy (99.00%)
Clay County IA Wind 66,878No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clay County IA Natural Gas 20,95917,306,731.71825.74No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Spencer IA Kerosene 4663,1681,373.22No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Clay County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Clay County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Wind. The county produces 96.19% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Other fuel sources used include Natural Gas at 3.78% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.03% of generation. For every citizen in the county there are 515.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 8,253,196.2 kilograms, the county ranks 63rd highest in Iowa and 2751st in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county’s pollution levels. There are 4 electricity generation plants in Clay County, which is the 18th most plants in a county in Iowa and equates to the 23rd highest rate of plants per resident in the state.

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96.19%
NATURAL GAS
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3.78%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%
KEROSENE
Kerosene
0.00%

Clay County, Iowa Net Metering

Clay County has 5 out of 5 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Iowa has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Clay County is 2.07%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Alliant Energy, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, and MidAmerican Energy. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Clay County a rank of 207th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Clay County:

  • Dickens, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Everly, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Fostoria, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Gillett Grove, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Greenville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Peterson, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 31.14%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 31.14%
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 6.38%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 11.96%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 19.38%
  • Rossie, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Royal, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Spencer, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 28.14%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 28.14%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 28.14%
    • Spencer Municipal Utilities: 15.57%
  • Webb, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Clay County, Iowa.

Which electricity companies offer service in Clay County, Iowa?

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1Alliant Energy7,659
2Spencer Municipal Utilities6,483
3Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative1,733
4MidAmerican Energy776
5North West Rural Electric Cooperative140

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

Clay County, Iowa is home to 5 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are located within Clay County, Iowa?

There are 4 electricity plants located in Clay County, Iowa

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16