Monroe County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Monroe County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Monroe County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 5.65% below the United States average price, at 13.20 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

The use of non-renewable fuel sources in electricity production in Monroe County has declined by 10.51% over the previous year.

Monroe County ranks 650th out of 3221 counties in the nation for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 111,765.48 of the county's 111,765.48 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Monroe County is Alliant Energy.

Monroe County generates 14.75 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 48 highest county out of 99 counties in Iowa for production per capita.

Monroe County emitted 33,559,363.23 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 2452nd highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    127,053 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    111,765 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    111,765 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    14.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    33,559,363 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,429.11 kg

Albia, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Albia's residential electricity rate is 12.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.66% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Albia residents average 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 765th worst in Iowa out of 1028 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 20,756,008.71 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Albia must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albia

Albia residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.129/kWh$136.00/mo.$117.79/mo.
160th12.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albia
145th$123.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albia, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Chariton Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.92123.1755,963.067,230,760.1

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Lovilia, IA Electricity Overview

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Lovilia residents average 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 765th worst in Iowa out of 1028 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 2,632,850.34 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Lovilia must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Melrose, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Melrose's residential electricity rate is 14.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.18% above the average state rate of 12.74 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy. Customers in the city have 0.72 power outages a year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Melrose residents average 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 91st worst in Iowa out of 1028 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 613,588 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Melrose must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Melrose

Melrose 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.
314th14.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Melrose
158th$125.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Melrose Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Melrose, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Chariton Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.92123.1755,963.067,230,760.1

Electricity Production in Monroe County, Iowa

Power Plants in Monroe County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cargill Corn Milling DivisionCargill Inc (100.00%)
Monroe County IA Natural Gas 111,765.4828,473,746.98254.76

Monroe County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Monroe County residents average 4,429.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them 1888th worst in the nation in this category. A total of 33,559,363.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 100.00% of electricity in Monroe County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Monroe County is home to one power generation plant.

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Monroe County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Monroe County selling electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Monroe County is about 0.47% of all energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and 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.

Power Companies in Monroe County, Iowa

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity providers serving consumers in Monroe County, Iowa.

How many power plants are within Monroe County, Iowa?

There is one active electricity plant in Monroe County, Iowa

Which electricity companies offer service in Monroe County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative2,432
2Alliant Energy1,481

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

By total customer count, Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Monroe County, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-30