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Louisa County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Louisa County, Iowa Electricity Overview

3,247,436.53 megawatt hours are generated from coal in Louisa County. With 10,891 residents, this is 298.18 megawatt hours per person.

Louisa County saw a 1.02% decline in CO2 emissions per capita during the previous year.

Louisa County is the highest county in Iowa for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 301.52 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Louisa County is 136th out of 3230 counties in the United States in megawatt hours produced using solar power.

Residents in Louisa County face an average of 0.74 outages lasting 75.7 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes per outage.

Louisa County produces 20.4 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Louisa County the 269th highest ranking county out of 3230 counties for renewable generation per capita in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    185,986 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,505,944 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    222,124 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,283,820 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    321.91 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    178,642,561 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,402.77 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Columbus Junction

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Columbus Junction Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.94¢ per kWh

  • 0.78% lower than last month
  • 0.05% higher than April last year
  • 29.26% higher than the Iowa average
  • 0.15% higher than the US average
  • 585th 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 April last year
  • 20,979th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,540 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 909 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

17.77¢ per kWh

  • 0% higher than last month
  • 1.1% higher than April last year
  • 32.15% higher than the Iowa average
  • 10.23% higher than the US average
  • 584th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 24,433rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 34 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 511 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$98.61 per month

  • 11.96% lower than last month
  • 0.98% higher than April last year
  • 6.6% higher than the Iowa average
  • 12.54% lower than the US average
  • 870th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 13 since April last year
  • 10,598th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,174 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 797 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$132.23 per month

  • 0.06% higher than last month
  • 3.26% lower than April last year
  • 17.32% higher than the Iowa average
  • 2.83% lower than the US average
  • 896th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 14,315th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 7 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,326 since April last year

Columbus Junction, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Columbus Junction home spend, on average, 17.77 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 32.15% more than Iowa's average price of 13.45 cents, resulting in the city ranking 584th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 0.74 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 75.7 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 2,919.07 megawatt hours, Alliant Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Columbus Junction is the 158th highest ranked city in Iowa out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 10,368,287.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 45th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 36,408.16 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus Junction

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.216/kWh$0.127/kWh$222.66/mo.$88.73/mo.
584th17.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus Junction
896th$132.23Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770
Eastern Iowa Light & PowerBUNDLED13.77154.13251,557.5834,639,196.83

Wapello, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Wapello home spend, on average, 17.90 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 33.11% more than Iowa's average price of 13.45 cents, resulting in the city ranking 605th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 0.74 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 75.7 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 1,859.75 megawatt hours, Alliant Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Wapello is the 170th highest ranked city in Iowa out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 9,308,115.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 45th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 32,685.38 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wapello

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.217/kWh$0.128/kWh$222.42/mo.$87.89/mo.
605th17.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wapello
879th$131.52Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770
Eastern Iowa Light & PowerBUNDLED13.77154.13251,557.5834,639,196.83

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Morning Sun, IA Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Morning Sun home spend, on average, 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 34.49% more than Iowa's average price of 13.45 cents, resulting in the city ranking 1022nd out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 0.74 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 75.7 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes per outage. With an estimated 42 residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Morning Sun is the 389th highest ranked city in Iowa out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 3,389,632.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 45th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 11,902.67 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Morning Sun

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
1022nd18.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morning Sun
832nd$130.51Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770

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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 3,283,8203,367,523,117.821,025.49
Wapello Solar LLCWapello Solar LLC (100.00%)
Louisa County IA Solar 222,124

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 92.63%, or 3,247,436.53 megawatt hours of production in the county. Taken together with Solar (6.34%) and Natural Gas (1.04%), these three fuel types make up 100.00% county electricity generation. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 178,642,560.93 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 1291st highest in the United States out of 3230 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 16,402.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 98th highest polluting county in the nation. Louisa County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is 6th most in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
92.63%
SOLAR
Solar
6.34%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.04%
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 2.19% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.87%, Louisa County is ranked as the 174th 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:
    • Alliant Energy: 92.73%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 7.27%
  • 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: 100.00%
  • Morning Sun, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Oakville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 77.34%
    • Eastern Iowa Light & Power: 22.66%
  • 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 Energy5,111
2Eastern Iowa Light & Power3,053

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-04