Madison County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Madison County, Iowa Electricity Overview

With total production of 306,186 megawatt hours, Madison County is ranked 48th highest generator of electricity of all 99 counties in the state for total generation.

Madison County has a population of 16,548 citizens.

Madison County had a 153.93% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the past year.

Madison County is the 1068th highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 0.01 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel types.

Madison County's average residential electricity rate is 13.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.69% lower than the US average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

At $162.45, the Madison County average monthly residential electric bill is 45.01% above the state average and 31.15% higher than the US average.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    277,482 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    306,186 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    306,103 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    83 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    18.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    76,029 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4.59 kg

Winterset, IA Electricity Overview

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Winterset's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.37% more than Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents. This ranks the city 189th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The city generates around 0.02 megawatt hours per citizen per year from power plants located within its borders, which ranks them as the 75th highest generating city in the state out of 1028 cities. Winterset electricity customers use 108145.42% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up the difference.

Winterset emits 5,588.59 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 58th highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 29,915,706.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 78th highest for total pollution in Iowa. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Distillate Fuel Oil, which accounts for 54.91% (or 45.58 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Winterset is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winterset

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.134/kWh$127.30/mo.$116.26/mo.
189th13.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winterset
138th$120.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winterset Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winterset, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Farmers Electric Cooperative IowaBUNDLED13.28168.0574,675.419,917,393.88
Winterset Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED13.48101.458321,300.392,871,881.45

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Earlham, IA Electricity Overview

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Earlham emits 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 765th highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 7,865,082.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 217th highest for total pollution in Iowa. The city is home to zero power plants.

St. Charles, IA Electricity Overview

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St. Charles' residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.25% more than Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents. This ranks the city 174th out of 1028 cities in the state for best average electricity price. St. Charles has the 399th highest population in the state, with 640 citizens residing within its borders. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $112.03, while the St. Charles average is 50.00% more at $168.05 per month. This is the 715th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Iowa.

St. Charles emits 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 91st highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,569,966.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 397th highest for total pollution in Iowa. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Charles

St. Charles residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.133/kWh$168.05/mo.$152.38/mo.
174th13.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Charles
715th$168.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Charles Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Charles, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Farmers Electric Cooperative IowaBUNDLED13.28168.0574,675.419,917,393.88

Electricity Production in Madison County, Iowa

Power Plants in Madison County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Macksburg Wind ProjectMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Madison County IA Wind 306,103
Winterset IA Distillate Fuel Oil 8383,893.321,010.76

Madison County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 76,028.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Madison County ranks 77th highest out of 99 counties in Iowa for total emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 2897th highest in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 4.59 kilograms of emissions per capita. Power generating plants in the county most often use Wind, which makes up 99.97% (or 306,103 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Distillate Fuel Oil (0.01%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Natural Gas (0.01%). Madison County has 2 electricity plants, which is 42nd most in the state.

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99.97%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.01%

Madison County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity companies in Madison County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Residents of Iowa have above average net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Madison County is about 0.47% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 1.85%, resulting in a rank of 37th best in the country and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 99 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Madison County:

  • East Peru, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Macksburg, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • St. Charles, Iowa:
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative Iowa: 100.00%
  • Truro, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Winterset, Iowa:
    • Winterset Municipal Utilities: 71.08%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative Iowa: 28.92%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Madison County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Winterset Municipal Utilities2,759
2Alliant Energy1,780
3Farmers Electric Cooperative Iowa1,368
4Clarke Electric56

How many power plants are located within Madison County, Iowa?

There are 2 power plants located in Madison County, Iowa

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Madison County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Madison County, Iowa.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Madison County, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-30