Hamilton County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Hamilton County, Iowa Overview

Hamilton County is the 9th highest polluting county in the state when considering pollution per person.

Hamilton County generates 1.35 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 54 highest county out of 99 counties for production per capita in the state.

Hamilton County uses non-renewable sources to produce 1.35 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 685th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.

With total production of 20,376.39 megawatt hours, Hamilton County is the 57th largest producer of electricity of all 99 counties in Iowa.

Natural gas accounts for 99.73% of the electricity generation in Hamilton County, resulting in a ranking of 686th countrywide out of 3221 counties for total natural gas production.

At an average residential price of 12.42 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Hamilton County benefit from a 9.76% discount from the US average price.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    249,404  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.58  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,376  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    20,376  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.35  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    94,555,870  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,287.38  kg

Webster City, IA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.18 cents per kilowatt hour for Webster City, which is 3.42% more than the average Iowa rate of 12.75 cents. The US average monthly residential power bill is $122.19, while the Webster City average is 27.60% less at $88.46 per month. With annual production of 55.86 megawatt hours, the city is the 53rd highest generator of electricity in the state.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Webster City averages 5,931.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 46,417,682.42 kilograms, which is the 49th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Iowa. The city is home to one power generation plant. Webster City has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated by Distillate Fuel Oil.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Webster City

Webster City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.132/kWh$0.126/kWh $91.68/mo.$85.02/mo.
496th 13.18¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Webster City
195th $88.46 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Webster City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Webster City, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Webster City Utilities BUNDLED 13.18 88.46 55.86 31,228.31 4,116,757.07

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Jewell Junction, IA Electric Overview

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Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Jewell Junction averages 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 7,207,481.59 kilograms, which is the 242nd highest total amount of pollution for a city in Iowa. All of the electricity sold in Jewell Junction has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Stratford, IA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.67 cents per kilowatt hour for Stratford, which is 7.21% more than the average Iowa rate of 12.75 cents. Stratford, Iowa Electric Utility has an estimated 339 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $110.82, while the Stratford average is 10.27% below at $99.44 per month. This is the 280th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Iowa.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Stratford averages 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 4,190,534.12 kilograms, which is the 382nd highest total amount of pollution for a city in Iowa. All of the electricity sold in Stratford has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stratford

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.137/kWh$0.123/kWh $190.54/mo.$98.81/mo.
523rd 13.67¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stratford
280th $99.44 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stratford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stratford, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Midland Power Coop BUNDLED 12.17 182.49 205,061 24,953,000
Stratford, Iowa Electric Utility BUNDLED 13.75 94.67 2,544.59 349,910.45

Energy Production in Hamilton County, Iowa

Power Plants in Hamilton County, Iowa

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
POET Biorefining - JewellPOET Biorefining - Jewell (100.00%)
Hamilton County IA Natural Gas 20,320.53 12,642,075.6 622.13
Webster City IA Distillate Fuel Oil 55.86 57,266.16 1,025.17

Hamilton County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Hamilton County averages 6,287.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which ranks them 938th worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the county are 94,555,870.28 kilograms, which is the 1846th highest total amount of pollution for a county in the nation. Natural Gas makes up 99.73% of the fuel used for electricity production in Hamilton County. Hamilton County has the 46th most electricity plants of any county in Iowa, with 2 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.73%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.27%

Hamilton County, Iowa Net Metering

Approximately 55.56% of the electricity companies in Hamilton County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Hamilton County is about 1.74% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Hamilton County ranks 110th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Hamilton County:

  • Ellsworth, Iowa:
    • Ellsworth Electric: 91.61%
    • Midland Power Coop: 8.39%
  • Kamrar, Iowa:
    • Webster City Utilities: 74.56%
    • Pleasant Hill Community Line: 25.44%
  • Stanhope, Iowa:
    • Stanhope, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Stratford, Iowa:
    • Stratford, Iowa Electric Utility: 94.57%
    • Midland Power Coop: 5.43%
  • Webster City, Iowa:
    • Webster City Utilities: 100.00%
  • Williams, Iowa:
    • Prairie 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 Hamilton County, Iowa?

The largest electricity supplier in Hamilton County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Webster City Utilities.

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

There are 9 electricity companies operating in Hamilton County, Iowa.

How many power plants are within Hamilton County, Iowa?

There are 2 power plants in Hamilton County, Iowa

Which electricity companies offer service in Hamilton County, Iowa?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-21