Hardin County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Hardin County, Iowa Overview

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.76 cents, while residents of Hardin County enjoy an average rate that is 11.56% below that at 12.17 cents per kilowatt hour.

Hardin County is the 511th largest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties when considering megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuel types.

Hardin County citizens are accountable for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making it the 2964th worst polluting county based on per capita pollution.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Hardin County is Midland Power Coop.

Wind turbines produce 22.61 megawatt hours per year per person for Hardin County residents, which is 33rd highest county out of 99 counties in Iowa.

Hardin County is the 43rd most populated county in Iowa, with 16,878 residents living within its borders.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    279,901  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.58  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    381,685  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    381,685  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.61  MWh

Iowa Falls, IA Electric Overview

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Iowa Falls averages a residential electricity rate of 12.17 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Thankfully, this is 4.53% below Iowa's average rate of 12.75 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $182.49. This is 64.66% higher than the Iowa average bill of $110.82. Customers in Iowa Falls deal with 1.71 power outages per year with outages lasting an average of 169.76 minutes.

Electricity use in Iowa Falls has byproducts of 30,264,310.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 81st largest emissions amount of any city in Iowa. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Iowa Falls as the 765th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Iowa Falls must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Iowa Falls

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.125/kWh$0.122/kWh $190.54/mo.$182.49/mo.
367th 12.17¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Iowa Falls
718th $182.49 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Iowa Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Iowa Falls, 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

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Eldora, IA Electric Overview

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Electricity use in Eldora has byproducts of 15,784,147.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 133rd largest emissions amount of any city in Iowa. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Eldora as the 109th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Eldora must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Ackley, IA Electric Overview

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Ackley averages a residential electricity rate of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Thankfully, this is 15.65% below Iowa's average rate of 12.75 cents. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $122.19, while the Ackley average is 27.90% less at $88.09 per month. MidAmerican Energy has an estimated 81 total residential customers, more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in Ackley has byproducts of 9,477,601.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 198th largest emissions amount of any city in Iowa. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Ackley as the 109th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Ackley must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ackley

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
51st 10.75¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ackley
31st $88.09 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ackley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ackley, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606

Energy Production in Hardin County, Iowa

Power Plants in Hardin County, Iowa

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Hardin County IA Wind 370,724
Leonardo Wind 1 LLCLeonardo Wind 1 LLC (100.00%)
Hardin County IA Wind 10,961

Hardin County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Hardin County due to electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Hardin County is the 2964th highest polluting county in the US. The county has 2 power generation plants, which is 1043rd most in the US. Hardin County's power plants mainly use Wind, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county.

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Hardin County, Iowa Net Metering

Hardin County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for residents in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole supplier in town offers net metering options. At the state level, Iowa has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Hardin County, Iowa

Providers In Each City in Hardin County:

  • Ackley, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Alden, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 100.00%
  • Iowa Falls, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 100.00%
  • New Providence, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 100.00%
  • Radcliffe, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Hardin County, Iowa?

There are 2 power plants in Hardin County, Iowa

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Hardin County, Iowa?

The largest electricity supplier in Hardin County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Midland Power Coop.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hardin County, Iowa?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Midland Power Coop 2,090

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-14