Taylor County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Taylor County, Iowa Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Taylor County is Alliant Energy.

Over 99.92% of Taylor County's electricity generation comes from renewable fuel types, ranking Taylor County at 543rd in the country for renewable electricity generation.

At $146.22, the average monthly residential electric bill in Taylor County is 18.05% above the national average.

Taylor County is the 2820th largest county by population in the United States, with 5,896 residents residing within the county's borders.

Taylor County generates 236.16% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the leftover amount.

Taylor County continues to make strides with the reduction of non-renewable fuel type usage. The county has accomplished a 69.44% reduction in the consumption of these fuel types in their electricity generation facilities in the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    98,866 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    332,343 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    332,082 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    261 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    56.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    103,867 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    17.62 kg

Bedford, IA Electricity Overview

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Electricity use in Bedford results in the release of 8,411,733.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 209th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 91st highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 5,578.07 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.

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Lenox, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Lenox's residential electricity price is 12.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 13.20% below the average nationwide electricity price of 13.99 cents. Lenox consumers consume 8602.59% 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 7.76% in the city over the most recent 12 months.

Electricity use in Lenox results in the release of 7,731,369.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 222nd largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. This total equates to 5,773.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 18th 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.129/kWh$200.06/mo.$86.68/mo.
100th12.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lenox
115th$115.95Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.94128.13,716,586629,501,031
Lenox, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.95113.352616,735.62805,242.86
Southwest Iowa RECBUNDLED12.30134.3873,247.679,006,022.62

New Market, IA Electricity Overview

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Electricity use in New Market results in the release of 2,147,558.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 510th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 765th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 5,578.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of New Market have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

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 319,791
BirchBirch Power LLC (100.00%)
Taylor County IA Wind 6,608
August Wind FarmAugust Wind Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Taylor County IA Wind 5,683
Lenox IA Distillate Fuel Oil 261349,153.181,337.75

Taylor County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Taylor County results in the release of 103,866.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2894th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3221 counties. This total results in 17.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the county ranks 2879th highest in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Around 99.92% of Taylor County's electricity is generated using Wind. Taylor County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 566th most in the US.

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99.92%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.08%

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 0.47% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Taylor County a rank of 37th best in the US out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Taylor County:

  • Blockton, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 93.89%
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 6.11%
  • Clearfield, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 57.14%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 42.86%
  • Conway, Iowa:
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 2.15%
    • Alliant Energy: 97.85%
  • Lenox, Iowa:
    • Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility: 86.71%
    • Alliant Energy: 3.13%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 10.16%
  • 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 Energy1,414
2Southwest Iowa REC747
3Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility739
4United Electric Cooperative (Missouri)382

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27