Electric Rates & Providers in Linn County, IA

Linn County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Linn County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Linn County averages 0 megawatt hours generated from wind per person, which is 53rd highest county out of 99 counties in the state.

Linn County ranks 456th out of 3230 counties in the United States for total production of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 1,053,366.92 of the county's 1,053,720.35 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

Throughout the past year, Linn County experienced a 0.81% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita.

Linn County is the 548th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 4.6 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable sources.

When calculating by customer count, Linn County REC is the largest electricity provider in Linn County.

As the 662nd largest generator of electricity out of 3230 counties in the United States, Linn County produces 1,053,720.35 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,902,622 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,053,720 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    353 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,053,367 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.6 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,316,046,684 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,746.1 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Cedar Rapids

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Cedar Rapids Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

16.85¢ per kWh

  • 4.41% higher than last month
  • 11.99% higher than March last year
  • 18.51% higher than the Iowa average
  • 0.99% lower than the US average
  • 556th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since March last year
  • 22,003rd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,203 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,553 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

17.54¢ per kWh

  • 0.86% higher than last month
  • 1.71% higher than March last year
  • 17.45% higher than the Iowa average
  • 5.7% higher than the US average
  • 556th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 24,276th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 169 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 570 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$108.87 per month

  • 1.32% higher than last month
  • 0.5% higher than March last year
  • 11.84% higher than the Iowa average
  • 9.51% lower than the US average
  • 438th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 14 since March last year
  • 12,347th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,878 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,811 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$128.39 per month

  • 0.04% higher than last month
  • 3.32% lower than March last year
  • 9.99% higher than the Iowa average
  • 4.94% lower than the US average
  • 444th 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 March last year
  • 12,744th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 192 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,133 since March last year

Cedar Rapids, IA Electricity Overview

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Cedar Rapids' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.54 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 13.41 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city's facilities use non-renewable fuel sources for 99.97% of their total electricity generation, which is 1,053,312.52 megawatt hours. Consumers in Cedar Rapids are faced with 0.74 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 75.7 minutes.

Electricity use in Cedar Rapids results in the release of 860,061,251.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 3rd highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. More importantly, the city averages 6,303.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 7th worst in Iowa in this category. The primary fuel source consumed in Cedar Rapids is Coal, making up 69.75% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. Adding Coal totals to Natural Gas (30.18%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.04%), the three fuel types account for 99.97% of the production in the city. Cedar Rapids is home to 8 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 July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.213/kWh$0.126/kWh$216.07/mo.$86.40/mo.
556th17.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cedar Rapids
444th$128.39Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.4279,4653,562,619.44647,259,448
Linn County RECBUNDLED13.07111.34262,035.1134,258,145.79

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

Marion, IA Electricity Overview

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Marion's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.47 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 13.41 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city is ranked 71st in Iowa in total electricity generated from electrical power plants within its borders, with 29.4 megawatt hours produced. The city had a rise in the ratio of emissions per person of approximately 0.02% over the preceding 12 months.

Emitting 202,026,513.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Marion is the 16th worst out of 1028 cities in Iowa for total pollution from electricity use. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,924.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 65th ranked city in Iowa for CO2 pollution released per capita. The city has one power producing plant. Marion's primary fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marion

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.212/kWh$0.126/kWh$215.21/mo.$86.35/mo.
548th17.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marion
442nd$128.09Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.423,562,619.44647,259,448
Linn County RECBUNDLED13.07111.34262,035.1134,258,145.79

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

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Hiawatha, IA Electricity Overview

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Hiawatha's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.15 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the residents, this price is more than both the state and US average prices of 13.41 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Alliant Energy has an estimated 163 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Customers in Hiawatha are faced with 0.74 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 75.7 minutes.

Emitting 35,374,828.93 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 4,924.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hiawatha as the 131st 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 July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.194/kWh$0.119/kWh$200.67/mo.$85.67/mo.
507th16.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hiawatha
432nd$123.09Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.17130.423,562,619.44647,259,448
Linn County RECBUNDLED13.07111.34262,035.1134,258,145.79

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

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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 973,277425,682,111.39437.37
Cedar Rapids IA Coal 79,46566,541,772.8837.37
Kirkwood Wind TurbineKirkwood Community College (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Wind 353.43
Alliant SBD 9106 Rockwell CRIndustrial Energy Applications Inc (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Distillate Fuel Oil 217.56246,622.311,133.58
Alliant SBG 9802 ToyotaIndustrial Energy Applications Inc (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Natural Gas 193.0698,107.94508.17
Alliant SBD 9203 ProfolAmerican Profol Incorporated (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Distillate Fuel Oil 114.8294,529.91823.29
Alliant SBD 8602 Marion SubIndustrial Energy Applications Inc (100.00%)
Marion IA Distillate Fuel Oil 29.433,115.11,126.36
Alliant SBD0201 IngredionIndustrial Energy Applications Inc (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Distillate Fuel Oil 26.4630,596.281,156.32
CoggonCoggon Municipal Light Plant (100.00%)
Coggon IA Distillate Fuel Oil 2519,780.16791.21
Alliant SBD 9403 Aegon DCIndustrial Energy Applications Inc (100.00%)
Cedar Rapids IA Distillate Fuel Oil 18.6221,039.571,129.94

Linn County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Linn County results in the release of 1,316,046,684.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 255th highest amount in the nation out of 3230 counties and 4th highest in Iowa out of 99 counties. The county averages 5,746.1 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 69.75% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Natural Gas at 30.17% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.04% of production. Linn County has 10 power producing plants in the county. This is the 260th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
69.75%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
30.17%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.04%
WIND
Wind
0.03%

Linn County, Iowa Net Metering

Roughly 60.00% 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 4 electricity companies in Linn County that report energy loss, including Linn County REC, Alliant Energy, and Maquoketa Valley Electric. Combined, these 4 electricity providers average an annual energy loss of 3.84% of electricity produced. The nationwide average is 2.87%, meaning Linn County ranks 778th 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: 100.00%
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 10.84%
    • Alliant Energy: 89.16%
  • Center Point, Iowa:
    • Linn County REC: 42.28%
    • Alliant Energy: 57.72%
  • Central City, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Coggon, Iowa:
    • Coggon, Iowa Electric Utility: 94.04%
    • Alliant Energy: 5.96%
  • Ely, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Fairfax, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Hiawatha, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 61.44%
    • Linn County REC: 38.56%
  • Lisbon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Marion, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 87.62%
    • Linn County REC: 12.38%
  • Mount Vernon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Palo, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Prairieburg, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Robins, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • 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 5 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

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

There are 10 active electricity plants located in Linn County, Iowa

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-01