Kossuth County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kossuth County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Averaging generation of 102.15 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Kossuth County ranks 16 out of 99 counties in production per capita in Iowa.

Kossuth County produces 502.57% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

Kossuth County generates 0.08% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, giving it a ranking of 950th in the county out of 3221 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

At $165.78, the average monthly residential electric bill in Kossuth County is 44.09% more than the Iowa average bill.

Emitting 155,675.26 kilograms of CO2 gases, Kossuth County has the 2882nd worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the country.

Kossuth County's 902.48% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the course of the previous 12 months is a disappointing trend.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    251,369 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.95 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,514,684 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,513,471 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,213 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    102.15 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    155,675 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10.5 kg

Algona, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Algona are paying a residential electricity rate of 14.83 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 14.28% higher than the state's average rate of 12.98 cents. The city is the 36th highest producing city in the state out of 1028 cities, averaging 0.22 megawatt hours produced per citizen. Algona Municipal Utilities has an estimated 462 total residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Algona's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 28,354,925.02 kilograms, which is 69th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 5,167.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Algona as the 31st highest polluting city in the state. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 98.92% of the fuel used for electricity production in Algona. Algona has one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Algona

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.142/kWh$117.80/mo.$110.32/mo.
249th14.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Algona
101st$113.11Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED14.86112.221,20827,598.34,101,897.75
Midland Power CoopBUNDLED12.17182.49205,06124,953,000

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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 7.29 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 43.83% lower than the state's average rate of 12.98 cents. There has been a 0.00% decrease in the burning of non-renewable fuels in Bancroft. Fortunately, the city saw a 5.26% reduction in CO2 emissions per person during the course of the past 12 months.

Bancroft's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 3,624,139.03 kilograms, which is 377th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 5,184.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Bancroft as the 24th 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.

Average 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 kWhAverage Bill$0.073/kWh$0.073/kWh$86.64/mo.$85.05/mo.
1st7.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bancroft
26th$86.64Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED7.2986.6455,349.62389,885.3

Swea City, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Swea City are paying a residential electricity rate of 17.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 35.03% higher than the state's average rate of 12.98 cents. Swea City has the 427th largest population in the state, with 566 residents calling the city home. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 1,255.3 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Swea City's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 2,873,393.37 kilograms, which is 425th largest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 5,076.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Swea City as the 70th 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 January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
435th17.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Swea City
182nd$134.28Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED17.52134.283,771,926660,870,261

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
Kossuth County IA Wind 828,866
Kossuth County IA Wind 645,715
Kossuth County IA Wind 34,151
Iowa Distributed Wind Generation ProjectAlgona Municipal Utilities (100.00%)
Kossuth County IA Wind 4,739
Algona IA Distillate Fuel Oil 1,208861,010.72712.76
Bancroft IA Distillate Fuel Oil 577,046.3215,409.26

Kossuth County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kossuth County has roughly 99.92% of its electricity produced by Wind. Distillate Fuel Oil and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 1,200 megawatt hours (0.08%) and 13 megawatt hours (0.00%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 155,675.26 kilograms, which is 73rd 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 10.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 74th highest polluting county in the state. Kossuth County has 6 electricity generation plants, which is 362nd most in the country.

WIND
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99.92%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

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 1.39%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Alliant Energy, Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, and Heartland Power. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Kossuth County ranks 96th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kossuth County:

  • Algona, Iowa:
    • Algona Municipal Utilities: 98.73%
    • Midland Power Coop: 1.27%
  • Bancroft, Iowa:
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Burt, Iowa:
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Fenton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Lakota, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 49.71%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 50.29%
  • Ledyard, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 19.37%
    • Alliant Energy: 80.63%
  • Lone Rock, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Swea City, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • 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 6 power plants in Kossuth County, Iowa

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27