Shelby County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Shelby County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Shelby County has the 79th highest electricity generation in Iowa out of 99 counties, generating 6 megawatt hours.

Shelby County is home to 11,746 people and its power plants produce 6 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 0 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Shelby County uses 3282673.86% of the electricity that it generates.

Shelby County emits 5,578.39 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1239th worst polluting county in the nation by per capita emissions.

Roughly 100.00% of Shelby County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 1168th highest county out of 3221 counties in the US for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

Shelby County is the 65th most populous county in Iowa.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    196,960 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    65,523,825 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,578.39 kg

Harlan, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Harlan's residential electricity rate is 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 4.99% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Harlan citizens use 1367454.72% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage. With a rise of 17.02% in CO2 emissions per person, the city has work to do to combat future emissions issues.

Harlan's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The city produces 6 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 27,297,292.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 87th highest in Iowa out of 1028 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,578.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 67th highest polluting city in Iowa when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Harlan has the 18th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harlan

Harlan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.130/kWh$158.65/mo.$148.38/mo.
176th13.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harlan
677th$151.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Harlan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Harlan, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Harlan Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED12.52101.79623,320.812,919,406.24
Nishnabotna Valley RECBUNDLED14.04199.5759,990.58,424,906.44

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Elk Horn, IA Electricity Overview

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Elk Horn has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 414th highest ranked city in the state out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 3,352,421.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 91st worst in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Earling, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Earling's residential electricity rate is 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 0.37% above the average US price of 13.99 cents. Nishnabotna Valley REC is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential power bill is $112.03, while the Earling average is 78.14% more at $199.57 per month. This ranks the city 755th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Earling has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 497th highest ranked city in the state out of 1028 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 2,214,494.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 91st worst in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Earling

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.135/kWh$205.43/mo.$191.00/mo.
230th14.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Earling
755th$199.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Earling Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Earling, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Nishnabotna Valley RECBUNDLED14.04199.5759,990.58,424,906.44

Electricity Production in Shelby County, Iowa

Power Plants in Shelby County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Harlan IA Distillate Fuel Oil 65,778.47963.08

Shelby County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Shelby County's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The county produces 6 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 65,523,825.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2107th largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 45th highest in Iowa out of 99 counties. More importantly, the county averages 5,578.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. Shelby County is home to one electricity producing plant.

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Shelby County, Iowa Net Metering

Approximately 80.00% of the electric suppliers in Shelby County offer net metering to their customers. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Providers In Each City in Shelby County:

  • Earling, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 100.00%
  • Harlan, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 50.87%
    • Harlan Municipal Utilities: 49.13%
  • Irwin, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 100.00%
  • Tennant, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 100.00%
  • Westphalia, Iowa:
    • Nishnabotna Valley REC: 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 Shelby County, Iowa?

There is one power plant located in Shelby County, Iowa

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Nishnabotna Valley REC is the largest electricity supplier in Shelby County, Iowa.

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Shelby County, Iowa?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24