Pottawattamie County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Pottawattamie County experienced a 5.68% increase during the past 12 months.

Pottawattamie County averages 5.68 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 597th highest in the country.

Pottawattamie County is ranked 150th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the US when considering emissions per person.

Pottawattamie County consumes around 25.24% of the electricity that their power generating plants generate and they must export or store the remaining electricity.

Residents in Pottawattamie County, on average, pay $202 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Iowa average bill of $112.03.

With a population of 93,667 citizens, Pottawattamie County is the 10th largest county in Iowa and the 644th largest in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,570,636 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,223,211 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    532,182 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,691,029 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    66.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,382,803,706 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14,762.98 kg

Council Bluffs, IA Electricity Overview

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Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Council Bluffs averages 16,143.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities for emissions efficiency. This results in a total emissions amount of 1,013,795,547.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Coal is the primary fuel source in Council Bluffs, with 99.32% of electricity production coming from the fuel. When combined with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.62%) and Natural Gas (0.06%), these three fuel sources account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Council Bluffs has one electricity generation plant within its borders.

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Carter Lake, IA Electricity Overview

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Emissions in Carter Lake average 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 91st highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. At 5,578.07 kilograms per person and 3,791 people in the city, the city emits 21,146,473.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 106th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Carter Lake must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Avoca, IA Electricity Overview

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Emissions in Avoca average 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 91st highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. At 5,578.07 kilograms per person and 1,683 people in the city, the city emits 9,387,896.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 188th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Avoca must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Electricity Production in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Power Plants in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Pottawattamie County averages 14,762.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 1,382,803,705.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Pottawattamie County is Coal, making up 90.83% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Coal totals to Wind (8.55%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.57%), these three fuel sources make up 99.95% of the county's electricity generation. Pottawattamie County has 2 electricity plants, which is 979th highest in the United States.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
90.83%
WIND
Wind
8.55%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.57%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.05%

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Net Metering

Out of the 3 companies in Pottawattamie County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Iowa has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Providers In Each City in Pottawattamie County:

  • Carter Lake, Iowa:
    • Omaha Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Minden, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 100.00%
  • Neola, Iowa:
    • Neola, Iowa Electric Utility: 92.25%
    • Harrison County REC: 7.75%
  • Oakland, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 100.00%
  • Walnut, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 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 Pottawattamie County, Iowa?

The largest electricity company in Pottawattamie County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Nishnabotna Valley REC.

How many power plants are located in Pottawattamie County, Iowa?

Pottawattamie County, Iowa is home to 2 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Pottawattamie County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Nishnabotna Valley REC1,113
2Neola, Iowa Electric Utility457
3Harrison County REC198

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

Pottawattamie County, Iowa is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-29