Kossuth County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Kossuth County, Iowa Overview

With 14,828 residents within its borders and 1,330,339 megawatt hours produced a year, Kossuth County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 89.72 megawatt hours. The city is 324th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

Kossuth County continues to improve with the lowering of non-renewable fuel type use for electricity production. The county has had a 75.90% decline in the consumption of these fuel types for electricity generation over the previous 12 months.

Kossuth County generates 0.01% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 0.01 megawatt hours per citizen and places Kossuth County as the 40th highest county in the state out of 99 counties for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

Kossuth County released 17,210.85 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 82nd highest polluting county in Iowa.

Kossuth County ranks 1112th in the county out of 3221 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 121 of the county's 1,330,339 megawatt hours coming from those fuels.

Kossuth County had a 85.05% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the previous year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    245,905  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.58  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,330,339  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,330,218  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    121  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    89.72  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    17,211  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1.16  kg

Algona, IA Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Algona are paying a residential electricity rate of 14.86 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 16.60% higher than the state's average rate of 12.75 cents. Non-renewable fuel sources are regularly used in electricity production in the city, resulting in about 0.02 megawatt hours being produced from these fuel sources per capita per year. With an estimated 460 residential customers, Algona Municipal Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Algona's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 32,570,818.31 kilograms, which is 72nd largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 5,936 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Algona as the 46th highest polluting city in the state. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 94.90% of the fuel used for electricity production in Algona. Algona has one power producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Algona

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.149/kWh$0.142/kWh $116.86/mo.$109.29/mo.
581st 14.86¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Algona
331st $112.22 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Algona Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Algona, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Algona Municipal Utilities BUNDLED 14.86 112.22 116 27,598.3 4,101,897.75

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Bancroft, IA Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Bancroft are paying a residential electricity rate of 7.29 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 42.82% lower than the state's average rate of 12.75 cents. Power facilities in the city have brought about a 93.15% drop in the amount of fossil fuels used each year. Bancroft electricity customers consume 231841.56% of the electricity produced within the city limits and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage.

Bancroft's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 4,144,737.25 kilograms, which is 387th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 5,929.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Bancroft as the 63rd highest polluting city in the state. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in Bancroft. Bancroft has one power producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bancroft

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.073/kWh$0.073/kWh $86.64/mo.$85.05/mo.
1st 7.29¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bancroft
24th $86.64 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bancroft Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bancroft, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Bancroft Municipal Utilities BUNDLED 7.29 86.64 5 5,349.62 389,885.3

Swea City, IA Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Swea City are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 3.34% lower than the state's average rate of 12.75 cents. Swea City is the 427th largest city in Iowa, with a population of 566. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative.

Swea City's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 3,354,798.18 kilograms, which is 427th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Swea City as the 765th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Swea City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.135/kWh$0.123/kWh $211.82/mo.$189.23/mo.
398th 12.32¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Swea City
743rd $189.23 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Swea City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Swea City, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 12.32 189.23 172,461 21,249,600

Energy Production in Kossuth County, Iowa

Power Plants in Kossuth County, Iowa

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Golden PlainsInterstate Power and Light (100.00%)
Kossuth County IA Wind 738,911
KossuthWisconsin Power & Light Co (100.00%)
Kossuth County IA Wind 549,762
Kossuth County IA Wind 36,420
Iowa Distributed Wind Generation ProjectAlgona Municipal Utilities (100.00%)
Kossuth County IA Wind 5,125
Algona IA Distillate Fuel Oil 116 89,702.54 773.3
Bancroft IA Distillate Fuel Oil 5 3,407.82 681.56

Kossuth County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kossuth County has roughly 99.99% of its electricity produced by Wind. Distillate Fuel Oil and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 115.08 megawatt hours (0.01%) and 5.92 megawatt hours (0.00%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 17,210.85 kilograms, which is 82nd largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 99 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the county, which amounts to 1.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 82nd highest polluting county in the state. Kossuth County has 6 electricity generation plants, which is 402nd most in the country.

WIND
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99.99%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

Kossuth County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 8 electricity providers in Kossuth County, 50.00% 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 2 companies in Kossuth County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 1.85% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Kossuth County ranks 127th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kossuth County:

  • Algona, Iowa:
    • Algona Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Bancroft, Iowa:
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Burt, Iowa:
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Ledyard, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lu Verne, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Swea City, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Wesley, Iowa:
    • Prairie 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 8 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, Algona Municipal Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Kossuth County, Iowa.

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

There are 6 power plants in Kossuth County, Iowa

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-13