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 99.93% of Taylor County's electricity generation comes from renewable fuel types, ranking Taylor County at 564th in the country for renewable electricity generation.

At $138.59, the average monthly residential electric bill in Taylor County is 0.83% above the national average.

Taylor County is the 2821st largest county by population in the United States, with 5,932 residents residing within the county's borders.

Taylor County generates 262.64% 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

    101,305 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    367,372 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    367,111 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    261 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    61.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    96,281 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16.23 kg

Lenox, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Lenox's residential electricity price is 12.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 20.49% below the average nationwide electricity price of 15.34 cents. Lenox consumers consume 9703.53% 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. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility.

Electricity use in Lenox results in the release of 7,613,598.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 207th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. This total equates to 5,133.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 19th 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.
104th12.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lenox
102nd$114.53Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED17.85135.153,736,356666,865,116
Lenox, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.97111.932616,641.51795,142.89
Southwest Iowa RECBUNDLED12.38130.3571,354.358,832,711.48

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Bedford, IA Electricity Overview

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Electricity use in Bedford results in the release of 6,731,302.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 229th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 213th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 4,949.49 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.

Clearfield, IA Electricity Overview

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On average, Clearfield's residential electricity price is 15.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.06% above the average nationwide price of 15.34 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.72 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 77.45 minutes per outage. The national averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.58 outages each year and 145.81 minutes a outage. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 1,050.15 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other providers.

Electricity use in Clearfield results in the release of 1,999,592.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 527th largest emissions amount in Iowa out of 1028 cities. The city also ranks 213th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 4,949.49 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.
294th15.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clearfield
167th$133.09Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED17.85135.153,736,356666,865,116
Southwest Iowa RECBUNDLED12.38130.3571,354.358,832,711.48

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 354,820
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 96,280.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2892nd largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3221 counties. This total results in 16.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the county ranks 2880th highest in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Around 99.93% of Taylor County's electricity is generated using Wind. Taylor County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 649th most in the US.

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99.93%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.07%

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 1.11% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.45%. This earned Taylor County a rank of 19th best in the US out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Taylor County:

  • Blockton, Iowa:
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 6.11%
    • Alliant Energy: 93.89%
  • Clearfield, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 57.14%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 42.86%
  • Conway, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 97.85%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 2.15%
  • Lenox, Iowa:
    • Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility: 86.72%
    • Southwest Iowa REC: 10.16%
    • Alliant Energy: 3.13%
  • 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 REC757
3Lenox, Iowa Electric Utility739
4United Electric Cooperative (Missouri)385

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