Electric Rates & Providers in Pottawattamie County, IA

Pottawattamie County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pottawattamie County, Iowa Electricity Overview

There was a 1.09% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the previous 12 months in Pottawattamie County.

The largest electricity supplier in Pottawattamie County by megawatt hours sold is Nishnabotna Valley REC.

Pottawattamie County is ranked as the 520th highest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the US with 1,591,115.28 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers for their electricity needs.

Pottawattamie County is the 10th most populated county in Iowa.

Pottawattamie County averages 5.77 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 612th highest in the United States.

Non-renewable sources are used in the production of 91.36% of the megawatt hours produced in Pottawattamie County, ranking it 203rd in the US out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,591,115 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,227,320 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    538,067 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,689,253 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    66.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,431,245,874 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,361.17 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Council Bluffs

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Council Bluffs Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

10.53¢ per kWh

  • 4.77% higher than last month
  • 7.68% higher than April last year
  • 19.6% lower than the Iowa average
  • 37.71% lower than the US average
  • 266th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since April last year
  • 1,316th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 143 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 10 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.02¢ per kWh

  • 0.57% higher than last month
  • 0.51% higher than April last year
  • 18.08% lower than the Iowa average
  • 31.67% lower than the US average
  • 271st in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since April last year
  • 1,933rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 78 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 499 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$67.16 per month

  • 1.47% higher than last month
  • 16.07% higher than April last year
  • 27.39% lower than the Iowa average
  • 40.43% lower than the US average
  • 244th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since April last year
  • 1,597th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 884 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,155 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$88.67 per month

  • 0.88% higher than last month
  • 3.84% lower than April last year
  • 21.33% lower than the Iowa average
  • 34.84% lower than the US average
  • 261st in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since April last year
  • 1,929th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 88 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 206 since April last year

Council Bluffs, IA Electricity Overview

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Council Bluffs' citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.08% lower than the average Iowa rate of 13.45 cents and 31.67% less than the national average of 16.12 cents. Generation from non-renewable fuels makes up 90.86 megawatt hours per capita in the city. The city ranks 1st out of 1028 cities in Iowa for electricity produced per citizen from the use of natural gas.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Council Bluffs averages 16,813.96 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 1,052,839,962.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Coal is the primary fuel source in Council Bluffs, with 99.12% of electricity production coming from the fuel. When combined with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.69%) and Natural Gas (0.19%), these three fuel sources account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Council Bluffs has one electricity generation plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs 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$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.58/mo.
271st11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Council Bluffs
261st$88.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Council Bluffs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Council Bluffs, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.614,020,256.515,983,466.4666,989,929

Carter Lake, IA Electricity Overview

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Emissions in Carter Lake average 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 536th highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. At 4,831.91 kilograms per person and 3,796 people in the city, the city emits 18,341,926.52 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.

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Oakland, IA Electricity Overview

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Oakland's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.21% lower than the average Iowa rate of 13.45 cents and 30.11% less than the national average of 16.12 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $96.71 per month. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.92 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 94.9 minutes per outage. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages a year and 171.11 minutes a outage.

Emissions in Oakland average 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 536th highest polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. At 4,831.91 kilograms per person and 1,761 people in the city, the city emits 8,508,991.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 184th 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 Oakland must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oakland

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.083/kWh$164.97/mo.$57.23/mo.
313th11.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oakland
321st$96.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oakland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oakland, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.1588.615,983,466.4666,989,929
Nishnabotna Valley RECBUNDLED14.44197.9151,869.17,490,310.45

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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 15,361.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 1,431,245,873.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Pottawattamie County is Coal, making up 90.56% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Coal totals to Wind (8.64%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.63%), these three fuel sources make up 99.83% of the county's electricity generation. Pottawattamie County has 2 electricity plants, which is 1033rd highest in the United States.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
90.56%
WIND
Wind
8.64%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.63%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.17%

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:

  • Avoca, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Carson, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Council Bluffs, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Crescent, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Hancock, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Macedonia, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • McClelland, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Minden, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 94.78%
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 5.22%
  • Neola, Iowa:
    • Neola, Iowa Electric Utility: 92.25%
    • Harrison County REC: 7.75%
  • Oakland, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 7.36%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 92.64%
  • Treynor, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Underwood, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Walnut, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 30.65%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 69.35%

* 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 REC1,019
2Neola, Iowa Electric Utility412
3Harrison County REC180

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

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

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-15