Kossuth County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Kossuth County is the 8th highest producing county out of 99 counties in the state when it comes to megawatt hours generated from renewable fuel sources.

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Residents of Kossuth County are paying, on average, 11.72% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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The largest electricity provider in Kossuth County by megawatt hours sold is MidAmerican Energy.

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Releasing 17,699.5 kilograms of CO2 gases, Kossuth County has the 2924th highest pollution level from electricity use of any county in the country.

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Averaging production of 86.02 megawatt hours per citizen per year, Kossuth County ranks 355th out of 3220 counties in generation per capita in the country.

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Electric production plants in Kossuth County have seen a 75.90% drop in the usage of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation over the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    242,216 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,274,207 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,274,086 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    121 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    86.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    17,700 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1.19 kg

Algona, IA Electric Overview

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Algona's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.46% below Iowa's average price of 12.69 cents and 13.63% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city saw a rise in the ratio of emissions per person of around 10.19% over the last 12 months. The city experiences an average of 1.21 electrical outages per customer per year. These outages are an average of 125.66 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Algona is the 68th worst ranked city in Iowa out of 1008 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 29,615,065.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 5,436.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 47th worst in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 21st most in the state and 82nd most when considering power plants per capita Algona's power plants most often use Distillate Fuel Oil, which makes up 94.90% (or 110.08 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Algona

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.088/kWh$152.96/mo.$55.24/mo.
216th11.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Algona
425th$117.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Algona Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Algona, Iowa

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Algona Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED14.86112.2211627,598.34,101,897.75
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.30121.29No DataIcon representing missing value.3,649,224594,684,494
Bancroft Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED7.2986.64No DataIcon representing missing value.5,349.62389,885.3
Burt, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.7288.89No DataIcon representing missing value.1,896.92260,281.23
Federated Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED10.02150.58No DataIcon representing missing value.1,028103,000

Bancroft, IA Electric Overview

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Bancroft has an average residential electricity rate of 12.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.97% below the average Iowa price of 12.69 cents and 10.34% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Generation from non-renewable fuel types amounts to 0.01 megawatt hours per citizen in the city, which means they rank 67th in the state out of 1008 cities for non-renewable production per capita. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $122.58 per month.

Bancroft's main fuel type consumed for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They generate 5 megawatt hours from this fuel source. The city residents average 5,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 64th worst in the state out of 1008 in this category. This adds up to total emissions of 3,877,019.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 385th highest for total emissions in Iowa. Bancroft is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 21st most in Iowa and 19th highest when counting plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bancroft

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.116/kWh$183.59/mo.$78.05/mo.
315th12.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bancroft
613th$122.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bancroft Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bancroft, Iowa

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Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.30121.29No DataIcon representing missing value.3,649,224594,684,494
Bancroft Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED7.2986.6455,349.62389,885.3
Burt, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.7288.89No DataIcon representing missing value.1,896.92260,281.23
Federated Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED10.02150.58No DataIcon representing missing value.1,028103,000
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23No DataIcon representing missing value.172,46121,249,600

Swea City, IA Electric Overview

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Swea City's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.19% less than Iowa's average price of 12.69 cents and 9.60% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $124.89 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Swea City pay 3.87% more compared to other residents of the country. The city is faced with an average of 0.72 power outages per customer a year. These outages are an average of 81.55 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Electricity use in Swea City results in the release of 3,582,183.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 399th highest in Iowa out of 1008 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,427.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 257th highest polluting city in Iowa for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Swea City

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
350th12.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Swea City
670th$124.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Swea City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Swea City, Iowa

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Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.30121.29No DataIcon representing missing value.3,649,224594,684,494
Bancroft Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED7.2986.64No DataIcon representing missing value.5,349.62389,885.3
Burt, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.7288.89No DataIcon representing missing value.1,896.92260,281.23
Federated Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED10.02150.58No DataIcon representing missing value.1,028103,000
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.32189.23No DataIcon representing missing value.172,46121,249,600

Energy Production in Kossuth County, Iowa

Power Plants in Kossuth County, Iowa

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Kossuth County IA Wind 775,296No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kossuth County IA Wind 457,245No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kossuth County IA Wind 36,420No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Iowa Distributed Wind Generation ProjectAlgona Municipal Utilities (100.00%)
Kossuth County IA Wind 5,125No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Algona IA Distillate Fuel Oil 11689,702.53773.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bancroft IA Distillate Fuel Oil 53,407.82681.56No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Kossuth County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kossuth County residents average 1.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 80th highest in Iowa out of 99 in this category. Total emissions in the county are 17,699.5 kilograms, which is the 81st highest total amount of pollution for any county in Iowa. Approximately 99.99% of Kossuth County’s electricity is produced using Wind. Combined with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.01%) and Natural Gas (0.00%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the production. Kossuth County has the 398th highest electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 6 total power plants. This translates to the 196th most power plants per citizen in the country.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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NATURAL GAS
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0.00%

Kossuth County, Iowa Net Metering

Roughly 90.00% of the electric companies in Kossuth County offer net metering to their customers. The state of Iowa has above average state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Kossuth County is 1.84%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including MidAmerican Energy, Alliant Energy, and Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 1.85%, resulting in a rank of 169th best in the United States and a state rank of 49th best out of 3220 and 99 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Kossuth County:

  • Algona, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 2.34%
    • Midland Power Coop: 14.82%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 14.82%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 14.82%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.82%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.82%
    • Algona Municipal Utilities: 8.74%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 14.82%
  • Bancroft, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 15.65%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 6.13%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 15.65%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 15.65%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 15.65%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 15.65%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 15.65%
  • Burt, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 14.29%
    • Midland Power Coop: 14.29%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 14.29%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 14.29%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 14.29%
  • Fenton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 14.29%
    • Midland Power Coop: 14.29%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 14.29%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 14.29%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 14.29%
  • Lakota, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 16.67%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 16.67%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 16.67%
  • Ledyard, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 16.67%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 16.67%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 16.67%
  • Lone Rock, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 14.29%
    • Midland Power Coop: 14.29%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 14.29%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 14.29%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 14.29%
  • Lu Verne, Iowa:
    • Midland Power Coop: 20.14%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 20.14%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 9.72%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 9.72%
    • Renwick, Iowa Electric Utility: 10.41%
    • Livermore, Iowa Electric Utility: 10.41%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 9.72%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 9.72%
  • Swea City, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 16.67%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 16.67%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 16.67%
  • Titonka, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 16.60%
    • Midland Power Coop: 16.60%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 0.41%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 16.60%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.60%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 16.60%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 16.60%
  • Wesley, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 15.98%
    • Midland Power Coop: 15.98%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 4.11%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 15.98%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 15.98%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 15.98%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 15.98%
  • Whittemore, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 14.29%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 14.29%
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 14.29%
    • Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Burt, Iowa Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Bancroft Municipal Utilities: 14.29%

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

FAQ

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

Kossuth County, Iowa has 6 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity company in Kossuth County, Iowa by total revenue is MidAmerican Energy.

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

Kossuth County, Iowa is home to 10 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Kossuth County, Iowa?

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1MidAmerican Energy16,328
2Alliant Energy11,001
3Midland Power Coop1,909
4Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative1,239
5Bancroft Municipal Utilities613
6Whittemore, Iowa Electric Utility323
7Burt, Iowa Electric Utility304
8Heartland Power79
9Federated Rural Electric Association27
10Boone Valley Electric Cooperative17

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16