Electric Rates & Providers in Tama County, IA

Tama County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Tama County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Ranking 47th in wind power generation in the state out of 99 counties, Tama County has a total yield of 5,794 megawatt hours from wind turbines.

The largest provider in Tama County by number of customers is Alliant Energy.

Tama County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity bill of $162.67, which is 17.86% higher than the US average bill of $138.02.

Wind turbines produce 0.34 megawatt hours per year per citizen for Tama County residents, which is 414th highest county in the country out of 3230 counties.

Tama County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.32% below the national average rate, at 13.97 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents.

Tama County is ranked 54th out of 99 for worst polluting county in Iowa based on emissions per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    291,658 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,625 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,794 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -169 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    80,960,287 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,740.34 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Tama

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Tama Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.21¢ per kWh

  • 0.94% lower than last month
  • 0.22% lower than April last year
  • 31.36% higher than the Iowa average
  • 1.78% higher than the US average
  • 1,022nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 22,298th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,264 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 687 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

18.09¢ per kWh

  • 0.02% lower than last month
  • 1.06% higher than April last year
  • 34.49% higher than the Iowa average
  • 12.18% higher than the US average
  • 1,022nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 25,222nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 64 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 871 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$96.48 per month

  • 12.31% lower than last month
  • 0.62% higher than April last year
  • 4.3% higher than the Iowa average
  • 14.43% lower than the US average
  • 809th in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 15 since April last year
  • 9,272nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,574 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 893 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$130.51 per month

  • 0.04% higher than last month
  • 3.32% lower than April last year
  • 15.79% higher than the Iowa average
  • 4.09% lower than the US average
  • 832nd in the state out of 1,027 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since April last year
  • 13,769th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 97 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 979 since April last year

Tama, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Tama is approximately 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 34.49% above Iowa's average rate of 13.45 cents. With an estimated 173 residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Tama residents emit 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 70th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. At 4,831.91 kilograms per person and 3,072 people in the city, the city emits 14,843,624.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 118th worst rank in Iowa for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Tama have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tama

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
1022nd18.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tama
832nd$130.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tama Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tama, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770

Toledo, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Toledo is approximately 18.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 34.49% above Iowa's average rate of 13.45 cents. With an estimated 127 residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Toledo residents emit 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 70th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. At 4,831.91 kilograms per person and 2,088 people in the city, the city emits 10,089,025.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 162nd worst rank in Iowa for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Toledo have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Toledo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
1022nd18.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Toledo
832nd$130.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Toledo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Toledo, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770

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Dysart, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Dysart is approximately 14.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.05% above Iowa's average rate of 13.45 cents. Dysart, Iowa Electric Utility sells an estimated 4,190.35 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other vendors. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $108.48 per month, while the US average is $138.02. Consumers in Dysart enjoy a 4.30% discount compared to other citizens in the nation.

On average, Dysart residents emit 4,831.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 70th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. At 4,831.91 kilograms per person and 1,578 people in the city, the city emits 7,624,752.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 199th worst rank in Iowa for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Dysart have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dysart

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.121/kWh$179.81/mo.$79.07/mo.
462nd14.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dysart
384th$108.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dysart Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dysart, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED18.16130.453,566,063.42647,766,770
Dysart, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.48103.074,579.66663,333.1
East-Central Iowa Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.80160.2116,509.713,744,819.27

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Electricity Production in Tama County, Iowa

Power Plants in Tama County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tama County IA Wind 5,794
Traer IA Distillate Fuel Oil 712,288.771,755.54
Tama County IA Distillate Fuel Oil -17615,409.26-87.55

Tama County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Tama County residents emit 4,740.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 54th worst polluting county out of 99 counties in Iowa and 1397th out of 3230 counties nationally. A total of 80,960,287.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. The county is home to 3 power producing plants, which is 618th most in the country.

WIND
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103.00%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-3.01%

Tama County, Iowa Net Metering

Out of the 7 suppliers in Tama County, 5 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Tama County is 3.12%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Alliant Energy, East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative, and Consumers Energy Iowa. With a state average energy loss of 2.03%, Tama County is ranked as the 73rd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Tama County:

  • Chelsea, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Clutier, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Dysart, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 14.41%
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 2.52%
    • Dysart, Iowa Electric Utility: 83.07%
  • Elberon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Garwin, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Gladbrook, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Lincoln, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Montour, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Tama, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Toledo, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Traer, Iowa:
    • Traer Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Vining, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Tama County, Iowa is home to 7 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in Tama County, Iowa.

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

There are 3 power plants in Tama County, Iowa

What electricity companies offer service in Tama County, Iowa?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-13