Linn County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Linn County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Linn County averages 0.01 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 62nd highest in the statecounties.

Electricity production from the use of coal as a fuel source totals 834,036.6 megawatt hours, giving Linn County the 6th position in the state rankings.

Ranking 51st in wind power production in Iowa out of 99 counties, Linn County has a total yield of 1,584 megawatt hours from wind turbines.

Linn County experienced a 16.43% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the past year.

Residents of Linn County are paying, on average, 1.19% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 13.83 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Linn County's 41.96% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electric production over the last year is an unfortunate circumstance.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,861,722 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,110,760 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,584 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,109,176 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.82 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,426,799,042 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,195.42 kg

Cedar Rapids, IA Electricity Overview

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Cedar Rapids' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 12.74 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city's facilities use non-renewable fuel sources for 99.86% of their total electricity generation, which is 1,109,043.72 megawatt hours. Consumers in the city deal with 0.72 power outages each year, with outages lasting around 81.55 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity use in Cedar Rapids results in the release of 910,278,318.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 3rd highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. More importantly, the city averages 6,610.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 6th worst in Iowa in this category. The primary fuel source consumed in Cedar Rapids is Coal, making up 75.10% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. Adding Coal totals to Natural Gas (24.75%) and Wind (0.14%), the three fuel types account for 99.99% of the production in the city. Cedar Rapids is home to 4 power producing plants, which is the highest number of plants within a city in Iowa.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids 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.
385th16.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cedar Rapids
162nd$126.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cedar Rapids Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.193,7643,716,586629,501,031
Linn County RECBUNDLED11.81110.25302,63735,756,000

Zips with electric coverage in Cedar Rapids, Iowa include: 52302, 52402, 52404, 52405, 52403, 52411, 52233, 52338, 52228, 52328, 52227 and 2 other zip code(s).

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Marion, IA Electricity Overview

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Marion's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.30 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 12.74 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Marion average is 1.63% more at $125.89 per month. Alliant Energy has an estimated 859 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 231,685,251.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Marion is the 15th worst out of 1028 cities in Iowa for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Marion as the 91st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marion

Marion 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.
381st16.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marion
159th$125.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marion Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marion, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Marion, Iowa include: 52302, 52402, 52403

Hiawatha, IA Electricity Overview

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Hiawatha's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 12.74 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Alliant Energy has an estimated 161 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in Hiawatha are faced with 0.72 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 81.55 minutes.

Emitting 40,067,296.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hiawatha is the 57th worst out of 1028 cities in Iowa for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hiawatha as the 91st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hiawatha

Hiawatha 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.
318th14.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hiawatha
140th$121.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hiawatha Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hiawatha, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Hiawatha, Iowa include: 52402, 52411, 52233, 52328, 52341

Electricity Production in Linn County, Iowa

Power Plants in Linn County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Archer Daniels Midland Cedar RapidsArcher Daniels Midland Co (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Coal 1,015,143436,837,872.22430.32
Prairie CreekInterstate Power and Light (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Coal 93,76474,628,339.43795.92
Kirkwood Wind TurbineKirkwood Community College (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Wind 1,584
Alliant SBD 9203 ProfolAmerican Profol Incorporated (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Distillate Fuel Oil 136.72112,532.08823.08
Coggon IA Distillate Fuel Oil 13296,456.07730.73

Linn County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Linn County results in the release of 1,426,799,042.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 243rd highest amount in the nation out of 3221 counties and 3rd highest in Iowa out of 99 counties. The county averages 6,195.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. The primary fuel type used in Linn County is Coal, making up 75.09% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Natural Gas at 24.75% and Wind at 0.14% of production. Linn County has 5 power producing plants in the county. This is the 449th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
75.09%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
24.75%
WIND
Wind
0.14%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

Linn County, Iowa Net Metering

Roughly 66.67% of the electricity providers in Linn County offer net metering to their customers. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

There are 5 electricity companies in Linn County that report energy loss, including Linn County REC, Alliant Energy, and Maquoketa Valley Electric. Combined, these 5 electricity providers average an annual energy loss of 3.36% of electricity produced. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Linn County ranks 542nd best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Linn County:

  • Alburnett, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Bertram, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 84.04%
    • Linn County REC: 15.96%
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 10.84%
    • Alliant Energy: 89.16%
  • Center Point, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 57.70%
    • Linn County REC: 42.30%
  • Central City, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 90.01%
    • Linn County REC: 9.99%
  • Coggon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 5.96%
    • Coggon, Iowa Electric Utility: 94.04%
  • Ely, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 70.16%
    • Linn County REC: 29.84%
  • Fairfax, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Hiawatha, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 38.57%
    • Alliant Energy: 61.43%
  • Lisbon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Marion, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 12.38%
    • Alliant Energy: 87.62%
  • Mount Vernon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Palo, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 73.52%
    • Linn County REC: 26.48%
  • Prairieburg, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Robins, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 36.42%
    • Linn County REC: 63.58%
  • Springville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Linn County, Iowa?

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

The largest electricity company in Linn County, Iowa by total customer count is Linn County REC.

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

Linn County, Iowa has 6 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

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

There are 5 active electricity plants located in Linn County, Iowa

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-19