Tama County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Tama County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Over 98.98% of Tama County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuels, ranking Tama County at 55th in Iowa for renewable electricity generation.

Tama County has a population of 17,135 citizens.

Consumers in the county deal with an average of 0.72 electrical outages a year, with an average of 81.55 minutes per outage.

Tama County produces 1.02% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, resulting in a ranking of 1121st out of 3221 counties in the US for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

During the course of the most recent 12 months, Tama County experienced a 17.49% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Tama County residents are responsible for 5,488.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the Iowa average pollution per capita is 5,578.07.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    287,325 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,567 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,510 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    57 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    94,041,911 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,488.29 kg

Tama, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Tama is approximately 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% above Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 4,968.5 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 $128.1 per month, while the US average is $123.86.

On average, Tama residents emit 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 91st worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. At 5,578.07 kilograms per person and 3,130 people in the city, the city emits 17,459,367.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 119th 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 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 Tama
172nd$128.1Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031

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Toledo, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Toledo is approximately 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.95% above Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 3,658.42 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 $128.1 per month, while the US average is $123.86.

On average, Toledo residents emit 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 765th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. At 5,578.07 kilograms per person and 2,369 people in the city, the city emits 13,214,454.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 147th 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 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 Toledo
172nd$128.1Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031

Traer, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Traer is approximately 11.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.53% below Iowa's average rate of 12.74 cents. The city generates about -0.03 megawatt hours per resident each year from power generating plants in its city limits, which ranks it as the 83rd highest generating city out of 1028 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 487.95 megawatt hours each year, Traer Municipal Utilities is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Traer residents emit 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 765th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa. This results in a total emissions amount of 8,830,089.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has 2 electricity plants, which is the 7th highest for a city in the state. When it comes to electricity production, Traer's main fuel type is Natural Gas, accounting for 4.68%, or 2.15 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Traer

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.115/kWh$94.96/mo.$86.71/mo.
74th11.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Traer
27th$86.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Traer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Traer, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Traer Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED11.5386.718,576.2988,490.97

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
Traer Wind ProjectNorsemen Wind Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Tama County IA Wind 5,510
Tama County IA Distillate Fuel Oil 103174,835.881,697.44
Traer IA Distillate Fuel Oil 58138,248.932,383.6
Traer IA Distillate Fuel Oil -104444.5-4.27

Tama County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Tama County results in 94,041,910.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1855th highest amount of any county in the country. Averaging 5,488.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 1288th worst for pollution per capita. Wind is the primary fuel in Tama County, with 98.98% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Distillate Fuel Oil and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 0.99% and 0.04% of total electricity generation, respectively. Tama County is home to 4 power producing plants, which is the 15th most plants within a county in Iowa.

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98.98%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.99%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.04%

Tama County, Iowa Net Metering

Out of the 7 suppliers in Tama County, 4 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 3.02%. 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 1.85%, Tama County is ranked as the 72nd 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:
    • Dysart, Iowa Electric Utility: 83.06%
    • Alliant Energy: 14.42%
    • East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative: 2.52%
  • 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:
    • TIP Rural Electric Cooperative: 4.60%
    • Alliant Energy: 95.40%
  • 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 4 power plants in Tama County, Iowa

What electricity companies offer service in Tama County, Iowa?

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27