Emmet County, IA: 3 Electric Providers

Emmet County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Emmet County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Emmet County is the 80th most populated county in the state, with 9,433 residents calling the county home.

Residents of the county experience an average of 0.74 electrical outages per year, with an average of 75.7 minutes per outage.

Emmet County ranks as the 57th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 99 counties in Iowa, emitting 45,672,377.88 kilograms of CO2 gases.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Emmet County enjoy an average rate that is 17.35% below that at 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour.

Residents of the county use approximately 5979.69% of the electricity that the county produces.

There was a 1.10% rise in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last 12 months in Emmet County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    160,734 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,688 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,688 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.28 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    45,672,378 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,841.77 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Estherville

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Estherville Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

14.91¢ per kWh

  • 5.76% higher than last month
  • 8.1% higher than March last year
  • 15.99% higher than the Iowa average
  • 10.82% lower than the US average
  • 478th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since March last year
  • 15,676th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,229 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,727 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.54¢ per kWh

  • 0.6% higher than last month
  • 1.67% higher than March last year
  • 15.9% higher than the Iowa average
  • 3.32% lower than the US average
  • 479th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since March last year
  • 18,560th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 143 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 487 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$108.92 per month

  • 2.26% lower than last month
  • 6.87% lower than March last year
  • 7.93% higher than the Iowa average
  • 9.66% lower than the US average
  • 439th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 449 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 485 since March last year
  • 12,364th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,691 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,053 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$122 per month

  • 0.55% lower than last month
  • 3.1% lower than March last year
  • 8.56% higher than the Iowa average
  • 10.21% lower than the US average
  • 427th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since March last year
  • 10,796th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 150 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 709 since March last year

Estherville, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Estherville home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 15.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.90% above Iowa's average price of 13.41 cents. This means the city is 479th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Generation from renewable fuel sources comes to 0.46 megawatt hours generated per citizen. Estherville Utilities sells an estimated 42,176.23 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other vendors.

Electricity consumption in Estherville results in 28,295,182.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 68th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 1013th highest in Iowa for emissions per person. There is one electricity producing plant in the city. When it comes to electricity production, Estherville's main fuel source is Wind, accounting for 2,688 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Estherville

Estherville residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.181/kWh$0.113/kWh$182.45/mo.$88.15/mo.
479th15.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Estherville
427th$122Average residential monthly electricity bill for Estherville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Estherville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Estherville UtilitiesBUNDLED16.7795.1532516,377.72,747,169.75
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.54187.98153,984.5519,317,271.6

Armstrong, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Armstrong home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 18.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 34.50% above Iowa's average price of 13.41 cents. This means the city is 628th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 50 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. With a population of 819 residents, the city is the 351st most populous city in the state.

Electricity consumption in Armstrong results in 4,032,848.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 348th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 79th highest in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Armstrong

Armstrong residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.219/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.69/mo.$87.44/mo.
628th18.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Armstrong
865th$131.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Armstrong Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Armstrong, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.423,562,619.44647,259,448
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.54187.98153,984.5519,317,271.6

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Ringsted, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Ringsted home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.89% above Iowa's average price of 13.41 cents. This means the city is 572nd out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 52 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. With a population of 401 residents, the city is the 534th most populous city in the state.

Electricity consumption in Ringsted results in 1,974,569.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 528th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 79th highest in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ringsted

Ringsted residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.215/kWh$0.128/kWh$226.41/mo.$92.14/mo.
572nd17.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ringsted
932nd$134.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ringsted Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ringsted, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.423,562,619.44647,259,448
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.54187.98153,984.5519,317,271.6

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Electricity Production in Emmet County, Iowa

Power Plants in Emmet County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Iowa Lakes Community College Wind FarmIowa Lakes Community College (100.00%)
Estherville IA Wind 2,688

Emmet County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 45,672,377.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Emmet County because of electricity consumption each year. This total also results in a ranking of 65th highest in Iowa for pollution per person. Roughly 100.00% of Emmet County's electricity is produced using Wind. Emmet County has one power plant.

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Emmet County, Iowa Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Emmet County include Alliant Energy and Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Emmet County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 1.71% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.03%, resulting in a rank of 109th best in the United States and a state rank of 26th best out of 3230 and 99 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Emmet County:

  • Armstrong, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 98.99%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.01%
  • Dolliver, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Estherville, Iowa:
    • Estherville Utilities: 71.08%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 28.92%
  • Gruver, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Ringsted, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 7.31%
    • Alliant Energy: 92.69%
  • Wallingford, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 35.15%
    • Alliant Energy: 64.85%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Emmet County, Iowa?

By total revenue, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity company in Emmet County, Iowa.

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Emmet County, Iowa.

How many power plants are in Emmet County, Iowa?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Emmet County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy2,917
2Estherville Utilities2,871
3Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative1,279

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-03-29