Plymouth County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Plymouth County, Iowa Overview

When calculating by total customers, MidAmerican Energy is the largest provider in Plymouth County.

At $192.93, the average monthly residential electric bill in Plymouth County is 57.89% higher than the US average.

Plymouth County is the 1618th most populated county in the country.

Emitting 152,317,320.73 kilograms of CO2 gases, Plymouth County has the 1430th highest pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the country and 23rd worst in the state.

On average, Plymouth County citizens are responsible for 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, while the statewide average emissions per capita is 5,927.21.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Plymouth County is 9.39 cents. This is approximately 31.78% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    426,171  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.58  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    152,317,321  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,927.21  kg

Le Mars, IA Electric Overview

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On average, Le Mars's residents purchase residential electricity for 10.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.07% less than the average Iowa price of 12.75 cents and 24.10% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 24,486.33 megawatt hours, MidAmerican Energy is the largest provider in the city. The power grid in the city has an average of 0.79 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 78.1 minutes each. The US averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

The use of electricity in Le Mars accounts for 62,656,486.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 38th largest amount in the state out of 1028 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 765th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Le Mars

Le Mars residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
38th 10.44¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Le Mars
330th $111.91 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Le Mars Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Le Mars, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606
North West Rural Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 9.12 213.97 259,776 23,686,500

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Remsen, IA Electric Overview

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On average, Remsen's residents purchase residential electricity for 10.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.26% less than the average Iowa price of 12.75 cents and 20.57% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $103.93 per month, while the state average is $110.82. Patrons in Remsen pay a 6.22% reduction compared to the rest of the state. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Remsen, Iowa Electric Utility.

The use of electricity in Remsen accounts for 9,945,850.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 190th largest amount in the state out of 1028 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 69th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Remsen

Remsen residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
251st 10.93¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Remsen
303rd $103.93 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Remsen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Remsen, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606
Remsen, Iowa Electric Utility BUNDLED 10.98 108.29 8,227.49 903,121.7

Akron, IA Electric Overview

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On average, Akron's residents purchase residential electricity for 9.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 24.45% less than the average Iowa price of 12.75 cents and 30.01% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $96.41 per month, while the state average is $110.82. Patrons in Akron pay a 13.01% reduction compared to the rest of the state. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Akron Utilities.

The use of electricity in Akron accounts for 9,234,585.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 202nd largest amount in the state out of 1028 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 109th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Akron

Akron residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.096/kWh$0.095/kWh $96.42/mo.$96.41/mo.
19th 9.63¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Akron
262nd $96.41 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Akron Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Akron, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Akron Utilities BUNDLED 9.63 96.41 8,421.62 810,973.71

Plymouth County, Iowa Details

Plymouth County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 6 electricity companies in Plymouth County, 33.33% of them report that they offer net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Iowa has above average laws for consumers interested in investing in personal solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Plymouth County who report energy loss data had an average of 2.52% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.85%, resulting in a rank of 329th best in the nation and a state rank of 60th best out of 3221 and 99 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Plymouth County:

  • Akron, Iowa:
    • Akron Utilities: 100.00%
  • Brunsville, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Craig, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Hinton, Iowa:
    • Hinton, Iowa Electric Utility: 92.65%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 7.35%
  • Kingsley, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Le Mars, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 81.08%
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 18.92%
  • Merrill, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 92.89%
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 7.11%
  • Oyens, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Remsen, Iowa:
    • Remsen, Iowa Electric Utility: 78.43%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 21.57%
  • Struble, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Westfield, Iowa:
    • North West Rural Electric Cooperative: 50.75%
    • Westfield Utilities: 49.25%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Plymouth County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Plymouth County, Iowa.

Which electricity companies offer service in Plymouth County, Iowa?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 MidAmerican Energy 13,188
2 North West Rural Electric Cooperative 4,212
3 Remsen, Iowa Electric Utility 871
4 Akron Utilities 850
5 Hinton, Iowa Electric Utility 385
6 Westfield Utilities 80

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

There are 6 electricity providers offering service in Plymouth County, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22