Electric Rates & Providers in Des Moines County, IA

Des Moines County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Des Moines County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Residents of Des Moines County are paying, on average, 6.15% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 15.08 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

Des Moines County is the 16th most populated county in the state, with 39,069 citizens residing within the county's borders.

Releasing 201,951,256.4 kilograms of CO2 gases, Des Moines County has the 17th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 99 counties in Iowa.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the generation of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Des Moines County, ranking it 640th out of 3230 counties in the United States for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Des Moines County is ranked as the 1006th largest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the US with 665,718.6 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

With total generation of 8,171 megawatt hours, Des Moines County is the 1168th highest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3230 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    665,719 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,171 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,171 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.21 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    201,951,256 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,169.09 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Burlington

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Burlington 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
  • 35.16% higher than the Iowa average
  • 3.93% 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
  • 23,542nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,214 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,437 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
  • 34.92% higher than the Iowa average
  • 12.55% 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
  • 25,293rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 181 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 915 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
  • 9.02% higher than the Iowa average
  • 8.74% 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
  • 12,966th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,003 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,878 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
  • 16.09% higher than the Iowa average
  • 3.99% 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 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 164 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,039 since March last year

Burlington, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Burlington, which is 34.92% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 1022nd out of 1028 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy. The city has an average of 0.74 power outages per consumer each year. These outages last for an average of 75.7 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Approximately 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 8th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. With total emissions of 118,966,573.9 kilograms, the city ranks 21st highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 411,675.79 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Burlington

Burlington 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 Burlington
835th$130.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Burlington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Burlington, Iowa

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

West Burlington, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of West Burlington, which is 34.92% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 1022nd out of 1028 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy. The city has an average of 0.74 power outages per consumer each year. These outages last for an average of 75.7 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Approximately 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 79th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. With total emissions of 15,707,920.97 kilograms, the city ranks 116th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 54,356.2 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Burlington

West Burlington 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 West Burlington
835th$130.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Burlington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Burlington, 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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Mediapolis, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Mediapolis, which is 34.92% higher than the state's average rate of 13.41 cents. This makes the city 1022nd out of 1028 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy. The city has an average of 0.74 power outages per consumer each year. These outages last for an average of 75.7 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes an outage.

Approximately 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 79th worst polluter in the state out of 1028 cities. With total emissions of 10,316,017.07 kilograms, the city ranks 161st highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 35,697.88 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mediapolis

Mediapolis 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 Mediapolis
835th$130.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mediapolis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mediapolis, 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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Electricity Production in Des Moines County, Iowa

Power Plants in Des Moines County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Des Moines County IA Natural Gas 8,17111,932,345.041,460.33

Des Moines County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 5,169.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 10th highest polluter in the state out of 99 counties. With total emissions of 201,951,256.4 kilograms, the county ranks 17th highest in Iowa and 1193rd in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Des Moines County is Natural Gas. The county generates 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Des Moines County has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

NATURAL GAS
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Des Moines County, Iowa Net Metering

Des Moines County has 2 out of 5 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Des Moines County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 2.25% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Des Moines County a rank of 51st best in Iowa out of 99 counties.

Providers In Each City in Des Moines County:

  • Burlington, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Danville, Iowa:
    • Danville, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Mediapolis, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Middletown, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • West Burlington, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 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 provider in Des Moines County, Iowa?

The largest electricity supplier in Des Moines County, Iowa by total customer count is Alliant Energy.

How many electric companies offer service in Des Moines County, Iowa?

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Des Moines County, Iowa.

How many power plants are in Des Moines County, Iowa?

Des Moines County, Iowa is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Des Moines County, Iowa?

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