Electric Rates & Providers in Palo Alto County, IA

Palo Alto County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Palo Alto County, Iowa Electricity Overview

The largest electricity company in Palo Alto County by megawatt hours sold is Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative.

At $181.25, the Palo Alto County average monthly residential electric bill is 59.91% higher than the Iowa average.

Palo Alto County is 77th out of 3230 counties in the United States for renewable electricity production per capita, at 160.12 megawatt hours per person a year.

Wind turbines in Palo Alto County produce 1,440,468 megawatt hours of electricity.

Residents of Palo Alto County deal with an average of 0.74 power outages a year, with an average of 75.7 minutes per outage.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 1,440,468 megawatt hours, of Palo Alto County's total energy production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    153,625 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,440,468 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,440,468 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    160.12 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Emmetsburg

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Emmetsburg Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

10.63¢ per kWh

  • 4.59% higher than last month
  • 7.5% higher than April last year
  • 18.91% lower than the Iowa average
  • 37.17% lower than the US average
  • 281st in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 1,497th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 199 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 85 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.1¢ per kWh

  • 0.56% higher than last month
  • 0.58% higher than April last year
  • 17.46% lower than the Iowa average
  • 31.15% lower than the US average
  • 288th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 2,235th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 71 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 497 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$71.76 per month

  • 0.25% higher than last month
  • 14.65% higher than April last year
  • 22.43% lower than the Iowa average
  • 36.35% lower than the US average
  • 281st in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since April last year
  • 1,974th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 300 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,244 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$93.96 per month

  • 0.82% higher than last month
  • 3.71% lower than April last year
  • 16.63% lower than the Iowa average
  • 30.95% lower than the US average
  • 305th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since April last year
  • 2,257th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 67 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 203 since April last year

Emmetsburg, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.10 cents per kilowatt hour for Emmetsburg. This is 17.46% lower than Iowa's average price of 13.45 cents. MidAmerican Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $93.96 per month, while the US average is $138.02.

Emmetsburg is the 109th highest ranked city in the state out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 17,847,848.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 706th worst in Iowa for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Emmetsburg, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Emmetsburg

Emmetsburg 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$0.082/kWh$161.33/mo.$55.34/mo.
288th11.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Emmetsburg
305th$93.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Emmetsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Emmetsburg, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Iowa Lakes Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.58188.51154,118.6219,392,582.62
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929

Graettinger, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour for Graettinger. This is 13.23% lower than Iowa's average price of 13.45 cents. Graettinger, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. With a population of 998 citizens, the city is the 286th most populous city in the state.

Graettinger is the 283rd highest ranked city in the state out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 4,853,447.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 45th worst in Iowa for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Graettinger, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Graettinger

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.081/kWh$167.77/mo.$69.80/mo.
333rd11.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Graettinger
398th$112.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Graettinger Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Graettinger, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Graettinger, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.67112.41034,184.93488,382.86

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West Bend, IA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 12.11 cents per kilowatt hour for West Bend. This is 9.94% lower than Iowa's average price of 13.45 cents. West Bend Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. West Bend is home to 828 citizens, which is the 346th most populated city in the state.

West Bend is the 343rd highest ranked city in the state out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 4,026,708.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,863.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 45th worst in Iowa for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within West Bend, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Bend

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.095/kWh$189.87/mo.$89.15/mo.
356th12.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Bend
439th$127.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Bend Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Bend, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
West Bend ElectricBUNDLED12.11127.41835,278.45639,401.05

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Electricity Production in Palo Alto County, Iowa

Power Plants in Palo Alto County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Palo Alto Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Palo Alto County IA Wind 1,440,468

Palo Alto County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Palo Alto County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 0 kilograms, which is 72nd highest amount in Iowa out of 99 counties. Averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 2929th highest for emissions per capita. The county is home to one electricity plant. Palo Alto County's primary fuel source used for electricity generation is Wind. The county generates 1,440,468 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

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Palo Alto County, Iowa Net Metering

Palo Alto County has 2 out of 4 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, Iowa has decent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Palo Alto County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 1.71% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Palo Alto County receiving a rank of 110th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Palo Alto County:

  • Ayrshire, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 1.27%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 98.73%
  • Curlew, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Cylinder, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Emmetsburg, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 5.30%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 94.70%
  • Graettinger, Iowa:
    • Graettinger, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Mallard, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Rodman, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Ruthven, Iowa:
    • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative: 2.88%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 97.12%
  • West Bend, Iowa:
    • West Bend Electric: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Palo Alto County, Iowa?

The largest electricity supplier in Palo Alto County, Iowa by total customer count is Alliant Energy.

How many power plants are located in Palo Alto County, Iowa?

There is one electricity plant in Palo Alto County, Iowa

How many electric companies offer service in Palo Alto County, Iowa?

Palo Alto County, Iowa has 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Palo Alto County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy2,830
2Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative1,818
3Graettinger, Iowa Electric Utility448
4West Bend Electric266

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-04