O'Brien County, IA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

O'Brien County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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O'Brien County, Iowa Electricity Overview

With a population of 14,139 residents, O'Brien County is the 2224th largest county in the United States.

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity production has fallen by 7.66% in O'Brien County over the course of the previous 12 months.

O'Brien County is ranked as the 2001st largest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the country with 241,451.7 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers who live there.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 100.00%, or 1,642,311 megawatt hours, of O'Brien County's total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 4th in the state for total megawatt hours from renewable fuels.

With a US average residential electric bill of $138.02, O'Brien County residents pay about 39.10% more than their fellow countrymen per month for electricity.

As the 10th highest generator of electricity of all 99 counties in Iowa, O'Brien County generates 1,642,311 megawatt hours of electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    241,452 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,642,311 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,642,311 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    116.15 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Sheldon

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Sheldon Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

10.51¢ per kWh

  • 4.74% higher than last month
  • 7.65% higher than April last year
  • 19.8% lower than the Iowa average
  • 37.86% lower than the US average
  • 39th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 1,074th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 143 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.99¢ per kWh

  • 0.57% higher than last month
  • 0.52% higher than April last year
  • 18.29% lower than the Iowa average
  • 31.85% lower than the US average
  • 43rd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since April last year
  • 1,638th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 54 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 487 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$68.38 per month

  • 1.14% higher than last month
  • 15.69% higher than April last year
  • 26.08% lower than the Iowa average
  • 39.35% lower than the US average
  • 256th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since April last year
  • 1,712th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 952 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,188 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$90.07 per month

  • 0.87% higher than last month
  • 3.81% lower than April last year
  • 20.08% lower than the Iowa average
  • 33.81% lower than the US average
  • 274th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 1,989th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 93 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 216 since April last year

Sheldon, IA Electricity Overview

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Sheldon averages a residential electricity rate of 10.99 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens. Luckily, this is 18.29% less than the state's average price of 13.45 cents, ranking the city at 43rd out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. MidAmerican Energy sells an estimated 15,284.68 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $90.07 per month.

Sheldon is home to no power plants. On average, the city citizens emit 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 536th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. A total of 26,454,701.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sheldon

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.080/kWh$156.42/mo.$51.09/mo.
43rd10.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sheldon
274th$90.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sheldon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sheldon, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929
North West Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.79197.3223,014.0619,598,810.78

Hartley, IA Electricity Overview

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Hartley averages a residential electricity rate of 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens. Luckily, this is 8.56% less than the state's average price of 13.45 cents, ranking the city at 364th out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $92.21 per month, while the state average is $113.35. Selling an estimated 2,158.78 megawatt hours, Hartley, Iowa Electrc Utility is the largest supplier in the city.

Hartley is home to no power plants. On average, the city citizens emit 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 70th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. A total of 7,503,954.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hartley

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.075/kWh$143.53/mo.$68.70/mo.
364th12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hartley
293rd$92.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hartley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hartley, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hartley, Iowa Electrc UtilityBUNDLED12.3092.196,520.3801,869.79

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Sanborn, IA Electricity Overview

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Sanborn averages a residential electricity rate of 10.97 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens. Luckily, this is 18.45% less than the state's average price of 13.45 cents, ranking the city at 42nd out of 1028 cities in Iowa for best average electricity rate. Sanborn, Iowa Electric Utility sells an estimated 19,993.39 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $106.51 per month.

Sanborn is home to no power plants. On average, the city citizens emit 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 70th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. A total of 6,590,723.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sanborn

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.088/kWh$160.43/mo.$77.88/mo.
42nd10.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sanborn
375th$106.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sanborn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sanborn, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929
Sanborn, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.97107.866,436.29705,743.11

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Electricity Production in O'Brien County, Iowa

Power Plants in O'Brien County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Highland Wind Project (IA)MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
O'Brien County IA Wind 1,642,311

O'Brien County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In O'Brien County, Wind makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized in electricity production. On average, the county's citizens emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 90th highest polluting county out of 99 counties in the state. At 0 kilograms per person and 3,200,517 residents in the county, the county emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. There is one power generation plant in O'Brien County.

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O'Brien County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 7 companies in O'Brien County offering electricity. Of those 7, 4 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Iowa has commendable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in O'Brien County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 companies average a yearly energy loss of 2.31% of electricity produced. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the Iowa average is 2.03%, resulting in a rank of 188th best in the nation and a state rank of 53rd best out of 3230 and 99 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in O'Brien County:

  • Archer, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Calumet, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Hartley, Iowa:
    • Hartley, Iowa Electrc Utility: 100.00%
  • Paullina, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 5.69%
    • Paullina, Iowa Electric Utility: 94.31%
  • Primghar, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 1.45%
    • Primghar, Iowa Electric Utility: 98.55%
  • Sanborn, Iowa:
    • Sanborn, Iowa Electric Utility: 92.86%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 7.14%
  • Sheldon, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 98.71%
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 1.29%
  • Sutherland, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in O'Brien County, Iowa?

The largest electricity supplier in O'Brien County, Iowa by total revenue is North West Rural Electric Cooperative.

How many electric companies offer service in O'Brien County, Iowa?

There are 7 electricity companies operating in O'Brien County, Iowa.

What electricity companies offer service in O'Brien County, Iowa?

How many power plants are in O'Brien County, Iowa?

There is one active electricity plant located in O'Brien County, Iowa

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-13