Johnson County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Johnson County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 15.15%, or 1,925.73 megawatt hours, of Johnson County's total energy generation.

The largest provider in Johnson County by customer count is Linn County REC.

Johnson County generates 1,597.57 megawatt hours from coal a year. That is 0.01 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Johnson County the 13th highest ranked county out of 99 counties in the state for electricity generation from coal per capita.

Johnson County residents experience outages averaging 81.55 minutes per incident, with about 0.72 outages per year.

Johnson County averages 0.01 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 61st highest in the state out of 99.

Johnson County has emissions of 5,606.86 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Iowa average of 5,578.07.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,563,101 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,712 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,926 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,786 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.08 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    857,030,992 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,606.86 kg

Iowa City, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 12.45 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Iowa City, which is 2.30% lower than the average state price of 12.74 cents and 11.05% below the national average of 13.99 cents. The city is ranked 16th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 8,853.26 megawatt hours generated. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Iowa City average is 15.61% more at $143.19 per month.

In Iowa City, Natural Gas makes up 60.20% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Coal and Other Biomass Solids are also primary fuel sources in the city, with 18.04% and 12.40% of total electricity generation coming from each type, respectively. On average, the city citizens emit 5,588.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 56th highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. A total of 418,209,198.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. Iowa City has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Iowa City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.123/kWh$150.85/mo.$143.19/mo.
130th12.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Iowa City
662nd$143.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Iowa City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Iowa City, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eastern Iowa Light & PowerBUNDLED12.45143.19298,37937,136,400

Zips with electric coverage in Iowa City, Iowa include: 52240, 52245, 52246, 52241, 52242

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Coralville, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Coralville, which is 7.26% lower than the average state price of 12.74 cents and 15.56% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With annual generation of 3,494.4 megawatt hours, the city is the 23rd highest producer of electricity in the state. There is 10609.56% more electricity consumed in Coralville than is produced, eliciting the need to purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties.

Coralville has 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 7th most out of any city in Iowa. Emissions in the city average 5,734.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, making them the 20th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total emissions amount of 127,987,132.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions. In Coralville, Natural Gas is 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Coralville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.115/kWh$110.25/mo.$106.64/mo.
82nd11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Coralville
104th$110.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Coralville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Coralville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Linn County RECBUNDLED11.81110.25302,63735,756,000

Zips with electric coverage in Coralville, Iowa include: 52240, 52246, 52241, 52317, 52340

North Liberty, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of North Liberty, which is 2.83% higher than the average state price of 12.74 cents and 6.38% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 399 residential customers, Linn County REC is the largest electricity provider in the city. Customers in the city experience 0.72 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 81.55 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

The inhabitants of North Liberty have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 114,233,351.89 kilograms, which is 26th highest amount in the state out of 1028 cities. Averaging 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 765th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Liberty

North Liberty 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.
165th13.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Liberty
112th$114.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Liberty Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Liberty, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Linn County RECBUNDLED11.81110.25302,63735,756,000

Electricity Production in Johnson County, Iowa

Power Plants in Johnson County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
University of Iowa Main Power PlantUniversity of Iowa (100.00%)
Iowa City IA Natural Gas 8,853.263,758,260.56424.51
Coralville IA Natural Gas 3,2203,548,281.381,101.95
Farmers Electric Cooperative - KalonaFarmers Electric Coop Kalona, Iowa (100.00%)
Frytown CDP IA Distillate Fuel Oil 364212,470.04583.71
Oakdale Renewable Energy PlantUniversity of Iowa (100.00%)
Coralville IA Natural Gas 274.41,109,856.024,044.66

Johnson County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Johnson County, Natural Gas makes up 69.42% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Coal and Other Biomass Solids are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 12.57% and 8.63% of total electricity generation coming from each type, respectively. On average, the county's citizens emit 5,606.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 1224th highest polluting county in the US based on emissions per capita. A total of 857,030,991.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. There are 4 power plants in Johnson County, which is the 15th highest number of plants in a county in Iowa.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
69.42%
COAL
Coal
Coal
12.57%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
Other Biomass Solids
8.63%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
6.51%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
2.86%

Johnson County, Iowa Net Metering

Out of the 4 providers in Johnson County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Iowa has commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Johnson County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 1.93% of electricity generated. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Johnson County a rank of 132nd best in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Johnson County:

  • Coralville, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 100.00%
  • Hills, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Iowa City, Iowa:
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 100.00%
  • Lone Tree, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 94.48%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 5.52%
  • North Liberty, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 74.92%
    • Alliant Energy: 25.08%
  • Oxford, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 41.10%
    • Linn County REC: 58.90%
  • Shueyville, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 100.00%
  • Solon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 83.28%
    • Linn County REC: 16.72%
  • Swisher, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Tiffin, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 70.59%
    • Alliant Energy: 29.41%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Linn County REC is the largest electricity supplier in Johnson County, Iowa.

Which electricity companies offer service in Johnson County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Linn County REC11,309
2Alliant Energy3,623
3Eastern Iowa Light & Power1,309
4Farmers Electric Coop Kalona, Iowa419

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

Johnson County, Iowa is home to 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Johnson County, Iowa?

Johnson County, Iowa has 4 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24