Dickinson County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dickinson County, Iowa Electricity Overview

With a population of 17,703 residents, Dickinson County is the 1999th largest county by population in the US.

With a Iowa average residential electric bill of $112.03, Dickinson County citizens pay about 58.06% more than other consumers per month for electricity.

Customers in Dickinson County face an average of 0.72 outages lasting 81.55 minutes per year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 13.99 cents, while residents of Dickinson County enjoy an average rate that is 5.51% below that at 13.22 cents per kilowatt hour.

Over the previous 12 months, Dickinson County experienced a 693.03% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Dickinson County generates 22.99 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Dickinson County the 33rd highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in Iowa out of 99 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    296,849 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    407,856 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    406,943 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    913 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    23.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    401,971 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    22.71 kg

Spirit Lake, IA Electricity Overview

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Spirit Lake has an average residential electricity rate of 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 32.95% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. The city deals with an average of 0.72 power outages per customer each year. These outages are on average 81.55 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 7,333.33 megawatt hours a year, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Coming in at as the 74th worst ranked city out of 1028 cities in the state, Spirit Lake emits 30,339,137.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 91st worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Spirit Lake, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spirit Lake

Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spirit Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spirit Lake, Iowa

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

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Milford, IA Electricity Overview

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Milford has an average residential electricity rate of 12.19 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.33% below Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. They obviously have work to do in regards to electricity related pollution as they had a 18.41% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the past 12 months. Production from non-renewable fuels makes up 0.17 megawatt hours per capita in the city.

Coming in at as the 114th worst ranked city out of 1028 cities in the state, Milford emits 18,767,539 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 33rd highest in the state in pollution per citizen, averaging 5,651.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Around 100.00% of electricity in Milford comes from generation using Distillate Fuel Oil. There is one power producing plant in Milford.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Milford

Milford 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.
108th12.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Milford
169th$127.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Milford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Milford, 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
Milford ElectricBUNDLED10.88108.355314,518.361,579,071.3

Lake Park, IA Electricity Overview

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Lake Park has an average residential electricity rate of 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.22% above Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents. This ranks the city 147th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city deals with an average of 0.72 power outages per customer each year. These outages are on average 81.55 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 6,611.08 megawatt hours a year, Lake Park, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Coming in at as the 247th worst ranked city out of 1028 cities in the state, Lake Park emits 6,509,610.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 765th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Lake Park, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Park

Lake Park 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.
147th12.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Park
57th$95.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Park Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Park, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Lake Park, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.5178.355,539.72581,968.35

Electricity Production in Dickinson County, Iowa

Power Plants in Dickinson County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Dickinson County IA Wind 301,705
Flying Cloud Power Partners LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Dickinson County IA Wind 69,512
Iowa Lakes Superior Wind FarmIowa Lakes Electric Cooperative (100.00%)
Dickinson County IA Wind 35,726
Milford IA Distillate Fuel Oil 553426,718.08771.64
Dickinson County IA Distillate Fuel Oil 360125,570.69348.81

Dickinson County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dickinson County is the 2869th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the county emitting 401,971.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The county also ranks 2874th worst in emissions per person in the county, averaging 22.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. The county has the 449th most power producing plants of any county in the United States, with 5 total plants. Dickinson County's power plants most often use Wind, which makes up 99.78% (or 406,943 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county.

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99.78%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.22%

Dickinson County, Iowa Net Metering

Roughly 80.00% of the electricity providers in Dickinson County offer net metering to their consumers. Consumers in Iowa have above average net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Dickinson County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 1.18% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 1.85%, Dickinson County is ranked as the 39th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Dickinson County:

  • Arnolds Park, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 59.76%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 40.24%
  • Lake Park, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 35.16%
    • Lake Park, Iowa Electric Utility: 64.84%
  • Milford, Iowa:
    • Milford Electric: 63.43%
    • Alliant Energy: 16.97%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 19.60%
  • Okoboji, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Orleans, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 98.09%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.91%
  • Spirit Lake, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Superior, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 98.87%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.13%
  • Terril, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Wahpeton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • West Okoboji, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 22.92%
    • Alliant Energy: 77.08%

* 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 Dickinson County, Iowa?

By total customer count, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in Dickinson County, Iowa.

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

Dickinson County, Iowa is home to 5 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Dickinson County, Iowa?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27