Kossuth County, IA: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Kossuth County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kossuth County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Kossuth County is the 4 highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 99 counties in Iowa, with a population of 14,823 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 2,272,132.

Kossuth County produces 153.28 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Kossuth County the 3rd highest ranking county out of 99 counties for renewable generation per capita in Iowa.

Kossuth County has seen an increase of about 21.20% in the amount of electricity produced by wind turbines.

Kossuth County ranks 3rd highest county out of 99 counties in the state for electricity per capita produced from wind energy. Producing 2,272,132 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 14,823, this averages out to 153.28 megawatt hours per person a year from wind energy.

Kossuth County has emissions of 0 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the nationwide average of 4,114.63.

Kossuth County ranks 28th out of 3230 counties in the US in electricity generated from wind energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    253,132 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,272,132 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,272,132 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    153.28 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Algona

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Algona Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.38¢ per kWh

  • 1.93% higher than last month
  • 4.71% higher than April last year
  • 17.36% higher than the Iowa average
  • 9.07% lower than the US average
  • 491st in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since April last year
  • 16,618th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 20 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.78¢ per kWh

  • 0.37% higher than last month
  • 1.77% higher than April last year
  • 17.35% higher than the Iowa average
  • 2.12% lower than the US average
  • 490th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 19,186th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 200 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 129 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$90.55 per month

  • 8.35% lower than last month
  • 4.66% higher than April last year
  • 2.12% lower than the Iowa average
  • 19.69% lower than the US average
  • 399th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 6,488th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 860 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 90 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$110.99 per month

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 2.63% lower than April last year
  • 1.52% lower than the Iowa average
  • 18.44% lower than the US average
  • 390th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 6,129th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 160 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,678 since April last year

Algona, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Algona are paying a residential electricity rate of 15.78 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 17.35% higher than the state's average rate of 13.45 cents. Algona Municipal Utilities sells an estimated 12,830.42 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. Consumers in the city experience 1.22 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting around 146.25 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Algona's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 26,295,182.26 kilograms, which is 74th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Algona as the 45th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Algona

Algona residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.123/kWh$165.48/mo.$82.48/mo.
490th15.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Algona
390th$110.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Algona Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Algona, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Algona Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED15.82109.9764523,304.263,686,584.06
Midland Power CoopBUNDLED12.97188.38181,962.6223,603,196.12

Swea City, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Swea City are paying a residential electricity rate of 17.99 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 33.74% higher than the state's average rate of 13.45 cents. Alliant Energy has an estimated 43 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city. Consumers in the city experience 0.74 power outages a year, with outages lasting around 75.7 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Swea City's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 3,593,885.65 kilograms, which is 379th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Swea City as the 706th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Swea City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.219/kWh$0.128/kWh$223.17/mo.$88.04/mo.
619th17.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Swea City
882nd$131.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Swea City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Swea City, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.58188.51154,118.6219,392,582.62

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Bancroft, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Bancroft are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.53 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 21.72% lower than the state's average rate of 13.45 cents. Bancroft is the 402nd largest city in Iowa, with a population of 673. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Bancroft Municipal Utilities.

Bancroft's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 3,272,916.16 kilograms, which is 398th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Bancroft as the 706th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bancroft

Bancroft residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.064/kWh$126.29/mo.$59.40/mo.
27th10.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bancroft
12th$79.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bancroft Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bancroft, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bancroft Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED10.5379.82343,104.23326,843.98

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Electricity Production in Kossuth County, Iowa

Power Plants in Kossuth County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ledyard Windpower, LLCLedyard Windpower, LLC (100.00%)
Lakota IA Wind 743,350
Kossuth County IA Wind 727,189
Kossuth County IA Wind 518,264
Kossuth County WindKossuth County Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Lu Verne IA Wind 283,329

Kossuth County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kossuth County has the 2929th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 0 kilograms. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Kossuth County as the 72nd highest polluting county in Iowa. The primary fuel type utilized in Kossuth County is Wind, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. There are 4 electricity generation plants in Kossuth County, which is the highest number of power plants in a county in the state.

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Kossuth County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 9 electricity providers in Kossuth County, 55.56% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Iowa has commendable regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Kossuth County is 2.08%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Alliant Energy, Midland Power Coop, and Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative. The countrywide average is 2.87%, meaning Kossuth County ranks 146th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kossuth County:

  • Algona, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 1.27%
    • Algona Municipal Utilities: 98.73%
  • Bancroft, Iowa:
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Burt, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 50.00%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Fenton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Lakota, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 98.84%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.16%
  • Ledyard, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 19.37%
    • Alliant Energy: 80.63%
  • Lone Rock, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Lu Verne, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Swea City, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.82%
    • Alliant Energy: 98.18%
  • Titonka, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Wesley, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Whittemore, Iowa:
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Kossuth County, Iowa has 9 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Kossuth County, Iowa?

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Kossuth County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Kossuth County, Iowa.

How many power plants are located within Kossuth County, Iowa?

There are 4 power plants in Kossuth County, Iowa

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-04