Delaware County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Delaware County, Iowa Electricity Overview

As the 49th highest county in Iowa for non-renewable production per capita, Delaware County produces 0.01 megawatt hours per person per year.

Residents of Delaware County use roughly 128.74% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

With 17,488 residents within its borders and 227,772 megawatt hours produced a year, Delaware County has a per capita production of 13.02 megawatt hours. This is the 49 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Iowa.

Non-renewable fuel types are used in the production of 0.07% of the megawatt hours produced in Delaware County, ranking it 1078th out of 3221 counties in the US for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

Delaware County is the 654th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the United States when it comes to megawatt hours generated from renewable fuel sources.

Delaware County had a 75.73% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    293,244 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    227,772 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    227,617 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    155 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    21,895,955 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,252.06 kg

Manchester, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Manchester's citizens spend 13.61 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Iowa average rate of 12.74 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.72 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 6,946.23 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Electricity companies servicing Manchester must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 28,252,938.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 91st highest in Iowa for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Manchester

Manchester 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.
200th13.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Manchester
113th$115.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Manchester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Manchester, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Maquoketa Municipal Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.1485.8223,8152,890,900
Maquoketa Valley ElectricBUNDLED12.11133.33139,74816,923,400

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Earlville, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Earlville's citizens spend 12.27 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Iowa and nationwide average rates of 12.74 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Earlville, Iowa Electric Utility. With a population of 716 citizens, the city is the 378th largest city by population in Iowa.

Electricity companies servicing Earlville must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 3,993,900.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 91st highest in Iowa for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Earlville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.114/kWh$133.31/mo.$77.69/mo.
114th12.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Earlville
14th$80.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Earlville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Earlville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Earlville, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.2879.272,804.12344,331.49
Maquoketa Valley ElectricBUNDLED12.11133.33139,74816,923,400

Hopkinton, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Hopkinton's citizens spend 14.13 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Iowa and nationwide average rates of 12.74 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. There is 7742.02% more electricity used in Hopkinton than is generated, meaning the city must purchase electricity from nearby municipalities and rural areas. The city saw a rise in the average emissions per capita of about 18.14% in the previous 12 months.

There is one electricity plant in Hopkinton. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 3,528,886.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 405th highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Averaging 5,673.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 26th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Hopkinton's primary fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hopkinton

Hopkinton 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.
240th14.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hopkinton
73rd$101.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hopkinton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hopkinton, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Hopkinton, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.5095.11332,765373,155.28

Electricity Production in Delaware County, Iowa

Power Plants in Delaware County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Elk Wind FarmRPG Elk/Hawkeye Investco, LLC (90.00%)RPMA Wind Holding II (10.00%)
Delaware County IA Wind 133,953
Independence Wind FarmIndependence Wind Energy LLC (100.00%)
Delaware County IA Wind 93,664
Hopkinton IA Distillate Fuel Oil 133103,568.03778.71
Delaware County IA Distillate Fuel Oil 2212,742.28579.19

Delaware County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 4 electricity plants in Delaware County, which is the 566th most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 2578th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 21,895,955.12 kilograms. This total equates to 1,252.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2735th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Delaware County's top fuel used for electricity production is Wind. They produce 227,617 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
99.93%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Delaware County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 5 electric providers in Delaware County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Iowa has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Delaware County that report energy loss, including Alliant Energy, Maquoketa Valley Electric, and Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility. Together, these 4 electricity companies average a yearly energy loss of 3.81% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 1.85%, Delaware County is the 86th best county in Iowa for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Delaware County:

  • Colesburg, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Delaware, Iowa:
    • Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility: 15.20%
    • Alliant Energy: 70.24%
    • Maquoketa Valley Electric: 14.56%
  • Delhi, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Dundee, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Earlville, Iowa:
    • Maquoketa Valley Electric: 2.66%
    • Earlville, Iowa Electric Utility: 97.34%
  • Greeley, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Hopkinton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 18.49%
    • Hopkinton, Iowa Electric Utility: 81.51%
  • Manchester, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 30.82%
    • Maquoketa Valley Electric: 34.59%
    • Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility: 34.59%
  • Masonville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Ryan, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 48.11%
    • Maquoketa Valley Electric: 1.86%
    • Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility: 50.03%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Delaware County, Iowa?

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

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

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

There are 5 electricity providers operating in Delaware County, Iowa.

How many power plants are located in Delaware County, Iowa?

There are 4 power plants in Delaware County, Iowa

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24