Taylor County, IA: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Taylor County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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Taylor County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Citizens in Taylor County face an average of 0.74 outages lasting 75.7 minutes per year, compared to the US averages of 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes per outage.

Taylor County has had a decrease of 91.19% in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation during the course of the past 12 months.

Taylor County is home to 5,932 citizens and its power generation plants generate 348,442 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 58.74 megawatt hours per capita per year.

When calculating by customer count, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity company in Taylor County.

Taylor County ranks 23rd highest county in the state out of 99 counties for electricity per resident produced from wind turbines. Producing 348,419 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 5,932, this averages out to 58.74 megawatt hours per person a year from wind turbines.

Taylor County is the 43rd largest producing county out of 99 counties in the state when it comes to megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    101,623 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.13 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    348,442 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    348,419 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    23 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    58.74 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,578 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1.45 kg

Lenox, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Lenox's residential electricity price is 12.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 24.82% below the average nationwide electricity price of 16.01 cents. Lenox consumers consume 110459.57% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours produced in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage. CO2 emissions per capita went up by 1.30% in the city over the most recent 12 months.

Electricity use in Lenox results in the release of 7,667,853.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 215th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. This total equates to 5,170.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 46th worst in Iowa for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has one electricity generation plant. Lenox has about 100.00% of its electricity produced from Distillate Fuel Oil.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lenox

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
368th12.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lenox
411th$121.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lenox Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lenox, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED17.90130.393,611,605.48646,496,779
Lenox, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.70118.46237,181.05840,133.65
Southwest Iowa RECBUNDLED13.09140.4273,268.69,589,831.82

Bedford, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Bedford's residential electricity price is 11.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 30.95% below the average nationwide electricity price of 16.01 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is MidAmerican Energy. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $89.16 per month.

Electricity use in Bedford results in the release of 7,011,257.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 228th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 82nd highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 5,155.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Bedford have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bedford

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.080/kWh$154.62/mo.$49.53/mo.
52nd11.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bedford
25th$89.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bedford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bedford, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican EnergyBUNDLED11.0589.166,054,748.63669,267,182

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Clearfield, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Clearfield's residential electricity price is 15.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.06% below the average nationwide price of 16.01 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.74 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 75.7 minutes per outage. The national averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages each year and 137.24 minutes a outage. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 1,032.44 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other providers.

Electricity use in Clearfield results in the release of 2,082,755.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 525th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 82nd highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 5,155.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Clearfield have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clearfield

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.220/kWh$0.129/kWh$222.09/mo.$86.68/mo.
503rd15.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clearfield
913th$134.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clearfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clearfield, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED17.90130.393,611,605.48646,496,779
Southwest Iowa RECBUNDLED13.09140.4273,268.69,589,831.82

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Electricity Production in Taylor County, Iowa

Power Plants in Taylor County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Taylor County IA Wind 332,741
August Wind FarmAugust Wind Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Taylor County IA Wind 8,175
BirchBirch Power LLC (100.00%)
Taylor County IA Wind 7,503
Lenox IA Distillate Fuel Oil 2329,410.951,278.74

Taylor County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Taylor County results in the release of 8,577.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2934th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3230 counties. This total results in 1.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the county ranks 2914th highest in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Around 99.99% of Taylor County's electricity is generated using Wind. Taylor County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 679th most in the US.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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Taylor County, Iowa Net Metering

Taylor County has 2 out of 4 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Taylor County is about 1.57% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Taylor County a rank of 37th best in the US out of 3230.

Providers In Each City in Taylor County:

  • Bedford, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Blockton, Iowa:
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 6.11%
    • Alliant Energy: 93.89%
  • Clearfield, Iowa:
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 42.86%
    • Alliant Energy: 57.14%
  • Conway, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 97.88%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 2.12%
  • Gravity, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Lenox, Iowa:
    • Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility: 86.72%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 10.16%
    • Alliant Energy: 3.13%
  • New Market, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Sharpsburg, 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 Taylor County, Iowa?

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Taylor County, Iowa.

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

Taylor County, Iowa has 4 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Taylor County, Iowa?

By total revenue, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in Taylor County, Iowa.

What electricity companies offer service in Taylor County, Iowa?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alliant Energy1,423
2Southwest Iowa REC773
3Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility737
4United Electric Cooperative (Missouri)385

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-04