Poweshiek County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Poweshiek County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Averaging generation of 106.23 megawatt hours per resident per year, Poweshiek County ranks 283rd out of 3221 counties in the country in production per capita.

Poweshiek County is the 466th highest producer of electricity of all 3221 counties in the US, producing 1,982,371 megawatt hours.

Poweshiek County has seen a 3.67% increase in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation over the previous year.

Poweshiek County generates 106.21 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Poweshiek County the 9th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in Iowa out of 99 counties.

Poweshiek County is the 3rd highest producing county out of 99 counties in Iowa when it comes to megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel types.

Poweshiek County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 8.83% more than the United States average rate, at 15.23 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    312,930 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,982,371 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,982,133 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    238 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    106.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    29,267 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1.57 kg

Grinnell, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Grinnell home are charged a residential electricity rate of 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% higher than the average Iowa rate of 12.74 cents. Alliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in the city are faced with 0.72 power outages a year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

There are no power facilities within Grinnell, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 91st worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 5,578.07 kilograms per person and 9,564 residents in the city, the city emits 53,348,687.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grinnell

Grinnell residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
479th16.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grinnell
172nd$128.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grinnell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grinnell, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031

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Brooklyn, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Brooklyn home are charged a residential electricity rate of 8.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 35.21% lower than the average Iowa rate of 12.74 cents. Selling an estimated 12,156.6 megawatt hours, Brooklyn, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city. Non-renewable fuels are used to produce 31 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of their total production.

Electricity consumption in Brooklyn results in the release of 8,391,585.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 211th highest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 5,586.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Brooklyn is the 60th highest polluting city in Iowa. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Brooklyn. Brooklyn has 2 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 7th highest amount of power plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brooklyn

Brooklyn residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.59/mo.$94.59/mo.
5th8.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brooklyn
50th$95.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brooklyn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brooklyn, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Brooklyn, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED8.0893.57319,571.71773,635.45
TIP Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.07128.3677,668.449,371,280.51

Montezuma, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Montezuma home are charged a residential electricity rate of 9.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.31% lower than the average Iowa rate of 12.74 cents. With an estimated 686 total residential customers, Montezuma, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Montezuma produces 0.86% of the electricity used in the city and must power from plants outside of their city limits or rural area power generation facilities.

Electricity consumption in Montezuma results in the release of 8,136,491.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 215th highest amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 5,642.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Montezuma is the 35th highest polluting city in Iowa. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 62.33% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Montezuma. Montezuma has one power generation plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montezuma

Montezuma residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.097/kWh$0.090/kWh$80.31/mo.$71.35/mo.
26th9.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montezuma
3rd$72.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montezuma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montezuma, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Montezuma, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.3972.272076,521.56612,264.19

Electricity Production in Poweshiek County, Iowa

Power Plants in Poweshiek County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Poweshiek County IA Wind 1,351,030
English FarmsInterstate Power and Light (100.00%)
Poweshiek County IA Wind 620,355
Venus Wind 3 LLCVenus Wind 3 LLC (100.00%)
Poweshiek County IA Wind 10,748
Montezuma IA Distillate Fuel Oil 207161,770.75781.5
Brooklyn IA Distillate Fuel Oil 2116,150.09769.059/2011
Brooklyn IA Distillate Fuel Oil 107,482.38748.24

Poweshiek County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Poweshiek County's power plants primarily use Wind, which accounts for 99.99% (or 1,982,133 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Also used is Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.01% and Natural Gas at 0.00% of production. Around 29,267.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the county because of electricity consumption. Averaging 1.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 2915th worst for pollution per capita. Poweshiek County has the 362nd highest electricity producing plants of any county in the US, with 6 total plants.

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99.99%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

Poweshiek County, Iowa Net Metering

Poweshiek County has 3 out of 5 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Iowa have above average net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Poweshiek County one company reports energy loss, Alliant Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 0.47%. With a state average energy loss of 1.85%, Poweshiek County is ranked as the best county in Iowa for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Poweshiek County:

  • Brooklyn, Iowa:
    • TIP Rural Electric Cooperative: 4.31%
    • Brooklyn, Iowa Electric Utility: 95.69%
  • Deep River, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Grinnell, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Guernsey, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 40.04%
    • TIP Rural Electric Cooperative: 59.96%
  • Hartwick, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Malcom, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Montezuma, Iowa:
    • Montezuma, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Searsboro, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Poweshiek County, Iowa?

Poweshiek County, Iowa is home to 6 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Poweshiek County, Iowa?

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Poweshiek County, Iowa.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Poweshiek County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-18