Fayette County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Fayette County, Iowa Electricity Overview

With a population of 19,509 residents, Fayette County is the 35th most populated county in the state and the 1906th largest in the nation.

Citizens of Fayette County consume enough electricity to emit 3,349.45 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the state average of 5,578.07.

Wind produces 130,700 megawatt hours of electricity in Fayette County. This equals roughly 6.7 megawatt hours per person in Fayette County being generated from wind power, giving the county a rank of 41st highest county in Iowa out of 99 counties in that category.

Fayette County generates 130,700 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel sources. This ranks Fayette County 822nd highest producing county out of 3221 counties in the nation for total sustainable electricity generation.

Of all US counties, Fayette County is 372nd in megawatt hours generated from wind power.

Fayette County produces 39.95% of their required electricity and must bring in the additional 60.05% from nearby counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    327,133 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    130,700 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    130,700 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.7 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    65,344,500 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,349.45 kg

Oelwein, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Oelwein home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 479th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 270 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $128.1 per month, while the state average is $112.03. Patrons in the city pay 14.34% more compared to the rest of the state.

Electricity consumption in Oelwein results in 33,022,190.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 66th 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 Oelwein

Oelwein 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 Oelwein
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oelwein Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oelwein, 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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West Union, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call West Union home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 479th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 153 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $128.1 per month, while the state average is $112.03. Patrons in the city pay 14.34% more compared to the rest of the state.

Electricity consumption in West Union results in 13,889,401.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 141st 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 West Union

West Union 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 West Union
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Union Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Union, Iowa

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

Fayette, IA Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Fayette home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.39% above Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 459th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 84 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $129.09 per month, while the state average is $112.03. Patrons in the city pay 15.23% more compared to the rest of the state.

Electricity consumption in Fayette results in 7,006,059.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 237th 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 Fayette

Fayette 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.
459th16.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fayette
538th$129.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fayette Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fayette, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Allamakee Clayton Electric RECBUNDLED15.13153.23115,226.8817,431,194.64
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031

Electricity Production in Fayette County, Iowa

Power Plants in Fayette County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hawkeye Wind FarmRPG Elk/Hawkeye Investco, LLC (90.00%)RPMA Wind Holding II (10.00%)
Fayette County IA Wind 130,700

Fayette County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 65,344,499.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Fayette County because of electricity consumption each year. This total also results in a ranking of 59th highest in Iowa for pollution per person. Roughly 100.00% of Fayette County's electricity is produced using Wind. Fayette County has one power plant.

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Fayette County, Iowa Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Fayette County include Alliant Energy, Allamakee Clayton Electric REC, and East-Central Iowa Rural 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

Fayette County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 2.45% 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 255th best in the United States and a state rank of 69th best out of 3221 and 99 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Fayette County:

  • Arlington, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Clermont, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Elgin, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Fayette, Iowa:
    • Allamakee Clayton Electric REC: 3.96%
    • Alliant Energy: 96.04%
  • Hawkeye, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Maynard, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Oelwein, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Randalia, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • St. Lucas, Iowa:
    • Allamakee Clayton Electric REC: 2.59%
    • Alliant Energy: 97.41%
  • Wadena, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • West Union, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Westgate, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

* 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 Fayette County, Iowa?

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

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

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

How many power plants are in Fayette County, Iowa?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Fayette County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy13,746
2Allamakee Clayton Electric REC2,381
3East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative905

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-30