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Marion County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marion County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Marion County is the 955th largest producing county in the country out of 3230 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

With total production of 81,631 megawatt hours, Marion County is the 1349th largest generator of electricity out of 3230 counties in the United States.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the generation of 0.43% of the megawatt hours produced in Marion County, ranking it 996th in the United States out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

Marion County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity expense of $154.91, which is 36.66% higher than the state average bill of $113.35.

At an average residential rate of 14.02 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Marion County enjoy a 13.05% discount from the national average rate.

Marion County has experienced a 30.85% decline during the past 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    570,047 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    81,631 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    81,283 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    348 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.45 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    138,481,001 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,148.5 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Pella

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Pella Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.04¢ per kWh

  • 1.96% higher than last month
  • 4.74% higher than April last year
  • 8.07% lower than the Iowa average
  • 28.78% lower than the US average
  • 370th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 3,943rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 178 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 590 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.36¢ per kWh

  • 0.37% higher than last month
  • 1.75% higher than April last year
  • 8.07% lower than the Iowa average
  • 23.32% lower than the US average
  • 367th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 5,515th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 42 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 231 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$79.85 per month

  • 8.25% lower than last month
  • 4.8% higher than April last year
  • 13.68% lower than the Iowa average
  • 29.18% lower than the US average
  • 351st in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since April last year
  • 3,197th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 175 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 397 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$97.94 per month

  • 0.31% higher than last month
  • 2.65% lower than April last year
  • 13.1% lower than the Iowa average
  • 28.03% lower than the US average
  • 332nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since April last year
  • 2,988th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 19 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 331 since April last year

Pella, IA Electricity Overview

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Pella's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.07% less than the state's average price of 13.45 cents. This means the city is 367th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. Pella produces 0.16% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $97.94 per month.

Electricity consumption in Pella results in the release of 50,466,967.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 39th highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 33rd worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city has one power plant within its borders. When considering electricity production, Pella's top fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pella

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.101/kWh$146.31/mo.$72.90/mo.
367th12.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pella
332nd$97.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pella Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pella, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929
Pella Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED14.21162.9435,095.814,987,382.91
Pella ElectricBUNDLED12.0184.7929132,9243,953,625.05

Knoxville, IA Electricity Overview

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Knoxville's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.08% less than the state's average price of 13.45 cents. This means the city is 271st out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. Knoxville produces 0.04% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $88.67 per month.

Electricity consumption in Knoxville results in the release of 36,456,569.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 53rd highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 49th worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city has one power plant within its borders. When considering electricity production, Knoxville's top fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Knoxville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.58/mo.
271st11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Knoxville
261st$88.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Knoxville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Knoxville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.61575,983,466.4666,989,929

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Pleasantville, IA Electricity Overview

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Pleasantville's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.39% less than the state's average price of 13.45 cents. This means the city is 329th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. Consumers in Pleasantville are faced with 0.92 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 94.9 minutes. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is MidAmerican Energy.

Electricity consumption in Pleasantville results in the release of 9,122,644.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 172nd highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 536th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Pleasantville must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pleasantville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.086/kWh$168.35/mo.$60.18/mo.
329th11.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pleasantville
346th$100.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pleasantville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pleasantville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929
Pella Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED14.21162.9435,095.814,987,382.91

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Electricity Production in Marion County, Iowa

Power Plants in Marion County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marion County IA Conventional Hydroelectric 81,283
Pella IA Distillate Fuel Oil 291229,805.47789.71
Knoxville IndustrialMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Knoxville IA Distillate Fuel Oil 5754,599.17957.88

Marion County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Marion County results in the release of 138,481,001.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 1484th highest in the United States out of 3230 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 59th worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 3 power generation plants, which is 786th highest in the nation. Marion County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 99.57% of electricity generation using this fuel source.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
99.57%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.43%

Marion County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Marion County providing electricity. Of those 3, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Iowa has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Providers In Each City in Marion County:

  • Bussey, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Hamilton, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Harvey, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Knoxville, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Marysville, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Melcher-Dallas, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Pella, Iowa:
    • Pella Electric: 82.06%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 1.21%
    • Pella Cooperative Electric: 16.73%
  • Pleasantville, Iowa:
    • Pella Cooperative Electric: 15.54%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 84.46%
  • Swan, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Marion County, Iowa?

Marion County, Iowa is home to 3 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Marion County, Iowa by total customer count is Pella Electric.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Marion County, Iowa.

What electricity companies offer service in Marion County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Pella Electric4,539
2Pella Cooperative Electric1,436
3Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative105

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-18