Emmet County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Emmet County, Iowa Electricity Overview

With a Iowa average residential electric bill of $112.03, Emmet County citizens pay about 60.26% more than other residents in the state.

Emmet County produces 0.43 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Emmet County the 49th highest ranking county out of 99 counties for renewable generation per capita in Iowa.

Wind turbines in Emmet County generate 3,999 megawatt hours of electricity.

When calculating by number of customers, Estherville Utilities is the largest supplier in Emmet County.

Emmet County is home to 9,388 people and its power plants produce 4,389 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 0.47 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Emmet County consumers are faced with outages that are on average 81.55 minutes per occurrence, with about 0.72 outages per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    157,421 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,389 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,999 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    390 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    51,126,058 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,445.89 kg

Estherville, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Estherville home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.00% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 216th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Generation from renewable fuel sources comes to 0.68 megawatt hours generated per citizen. There has been a 622.22% rise in usage of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuels in the city.

Electricity consumption in Estherville results in 31,692,052.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 67th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 1020th highest in Iowa for emissions per person. There are 2 electricity producing plants in the city, which is the 7th most power plants in a city in Iowa. Estherville's primary fuel type is Wind, with 91.11% of electricity generation coming from the fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Estherville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.132/kWh$121.72/mo.$113.48/mo.
216th13.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Estherville
109th$113.48Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED14.3482.6739018,625.922,671,501.9
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23172,46121,249,600

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Armstrong, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Armstrong home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.59% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 467th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Armstrong has 875 residents, which is the 319th most populated city in the state. Alliant Energy has an estimated 49 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Armstrong results in 4,880,813.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 317th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 765th 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 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.
467th16.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Armstrong
523rd$128.72Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23172,46121,249,600

Ringsted, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Ringsted home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 30.30% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 410th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Ringsted has 365 residents, which is the 531st most populated city in the state. Alliant Energy has an estimated 52 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Ringsted results in 2,035,996.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 527th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 91st 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 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.
410th16.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ringsted
594th$132.57Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23172,46121,249,600

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 3,999
Estherville IA Distillate Fuel Oil 390219,137.51561.89

Emmet County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 51,126,057.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Emmet County because of electricity consumption each year. This total also results in a ranking of 54th highest in Iowa for pollution per person. Roughly 91.11% of Emmet County's electricity is produced using Wind. Emmet County has 2 power plants, which is 979th highest in the country.

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91.11%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
8.89%

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 1.18% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.85%, resulting in a rank of 83rd best in the United States and a state rank of 39th best out of 3221 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:
    • Alliant Energy: 92.69%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 7.31%
  • 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 2 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Emmet County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Estherville Utilities3,205
2Alliant Energy2,896
3Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative1,384

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27