Marion County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marion County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Marion County's ability to provide 53,683 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 315th highest hydroelectric energy producing county in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Marion County ranks 22nd out of 99 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 560,295.92 megawatt hours.

At $145.13, the Marion County average monthly residential electric bill is 29.54% above the Iowa average.

Hydroelectric power now accounts for 98.61% of the electricity produced in the county after a 100.00% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.

Pella Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Marion County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

With 33,414 citizens living within the county and 54,437 megawatt hours produced per year, Marion County has a per capita production of 1.63 megawatt hours. The city ranks 55 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Iowa.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    560,296 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    54,437 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    53,683 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    754 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.63 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    168,954,573 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,056.4 kg

Pella, IA Electricity Overview

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Pella's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.77% less than the state's average price of 12.74 cents. This means the city is 99th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. Pella electricity customers consume 33231.72% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage. The city has permitted a 103.08% rise in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source usage in their power plants.

Electricity consumption in Pella results in the release of 58,616,547.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 39th highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 50th 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 January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.119/kWh$103.17/mo.$95.77/mo.
99th12.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pella
55th$95.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pella Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pella, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pella Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED12.88152.1339,476.115,084,256.65
Pella ElectricBUNDLED11.9884.2752835,099.84,204,912.07

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Knoxville, IA Electricity Overview

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Electricity consumption in Knoxville results in the release of 42,544,683.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 51st highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 51st worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city has 2 power plants within its borders. This is the 7th most plants within a single city out of 1028 cities, in Iowa. For electricity generation purposes, Knoxville's top fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 289 megawatt hours, or 127.88% of production in the city.

Pleasantville, IA Electricity Overview

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Pleasantville's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.10% more than the average state price of 12.74 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Pella Cooperative Electric. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $152.13. This is 35.80% more than the Iowa average of $112.03.

Electricity consumption in Pleasantville results in the release of 9,348,849.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 189th highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 765th 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 January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.129/kWh$162.39/mo.$152.13/mo.
157th12.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pleasantville
680th$152.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pleasantville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pleasantville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pella Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED12.88152.1339,476.115,084,256.65

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 53,683
Pella IA Distillate Fuel Oil 528423,236.18801.58
Knoxville IndustrialMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Knoxville IA Distillate Fuel Oil 289254,401.02880.28
Knoxville Battery Energy StorageMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Knoxville IA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -63

Marion County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Marion County has the 1346th largest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the country, emitting 168,954,572.87 kilograms. This total results in 5,056.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 1475th worst in the country for emissions per capita. The county has the 566th highest electricity plants of any county in the country, with 4 total plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
98.61%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.50%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.12%

Marion County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Marion County providing electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, Iowa is known for decent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

FAQ

How many power plants are within Marion County, Iowa?

Marion County, Iowa is home to 4 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 Electric4,857
2Pella Cooperative Electric1,565
3Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative116

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-30