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Louisa County, Iowa Electricity Overview

4,296,598.41 megawatt hours are generated from coal in Louisa County. With 10,837 residents, this is 396.47 megawatt hours per person.

Louisa County saw a 1.67% decline in CO2 emissions per capita during the previous year.

Louisa County generates about 396.47 megawatt hours of electricity with natural gas per person living in the county. This is the highest average in Iowa.

Louisa County is the 2429th largest county in the US.

Consumers in Louisa County pay $139.82 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Iowa average bill of $112.03.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Louisa County is 13.45 cents. This is roughly 3.87% less than the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    181,718 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,521,911 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    199,395 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,322,516 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    417.27 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    174,098,550 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,065.2 kg

Wapello, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Wapello home spend, on average, 16.75 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 31.44% more than Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents, resulting in the city ranking 434th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 0.72 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Alliant Energy has an estimated 67 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Wapello is the 157th highest ranked city in Iowa out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,624,703.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 91st worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 34,945.13 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wapello

Wapello 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.
434th16.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wapello
524th$128.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wapello Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wapello, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Eastern Iowa Light & PowerBUNDLED12.45143.19298,37937,136,400

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Columbus Junction, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Columbus Junction home spend, on average, 16.61 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 30.39% more than Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents, resulting in the city ranking 413th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 0.72 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Alliant Energy has an estimated 106 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Columbus Junction is the 178th highest ranked city in Iowa out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 10,207,873.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 91st worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 30,685.99 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus Junction

Columbus Junction 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.
413th16.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus Junction
540th$129.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbus Junction Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbus Junction, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Eastern Iowa Light & PowerBUNDLED12.45143.19298,37937,136,400

Morning Sun, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Morning Sun home spend, on average, 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 32.95% more than Iowa's average price of 12.74 cents, resulting in the city ranking 479th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 0.72 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Morning Sun is home to 752 residents, making it the 359th most populated city in the state.

Morning Sun is the 357th highest ranked city in Iowa out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 4,194,710.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 765th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 12,609.76 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Morning Sun

Morning Sun 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.
479th16.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morning Sun
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Morning Sun Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Morning Sun, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031

Electricity Production in Louisa County, Iowa

Power Plants in Louisa County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Louisa County IA Coal 4,322,5164,332,305,757.441,002.26
Wapello Solar LLCWapello Solar LLC (100.00%)
Louisa County IA Solar 199,395

Louisa County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Louisa County's top fuel type is Coal, making up 95.02%, or 4,296,598.41 megawatt hours of production in the county. Taken together with Solar (4.41%) and Natural Gas (0.57%), these three fuel types make up 100.00% county electricity generation. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 174,098,549.59 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 1318th highest in the United States out of 3221 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 16,065.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 118th highest polluting county in the nation. Louisa County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is 42nd most in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
95.02%
SOLAR
Solar
4.41%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.57%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Louisa County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Louisa County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Louisa County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 2.11% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Louisa County is ranked as the 152nd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Louisa County, Iowa

Providers In Each City in Louisa County:

  • Columbus City, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Columbus Junction, Iowa:
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 7.27%
    • Alliant Energy: 92.73%
  • Cotter, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Fredonia, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 80.52%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 19.48%
  • Grandview, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Letts, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 98.62%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 1.38%
  • Morning Sun, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Oakville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 43.61%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 56.39%
  • Wapello, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 95.72%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 4.28%

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

FAQ

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

Louisa County, Iowa has 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Louisa County, Iowa?

By total customer count, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity company in Louisa County, Iowa.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Louisa County, Iowa.

What electricity companies offer service in Louisa County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy5,072
2Eastern Iowa Light & Power3,251

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-21