Wapello County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wapello County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Wapello County is ranked 53rd in Iowa out of 99 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.24 megawatt hours per person each year.

Wapello County is the 52nd highest producing county out of 99 counties in the state when it comes to megawatt hours generated using sustainable fuels.

Wapello County residents pay an average residential electricity bill of $147.12, which is 27.87% higher than the Iowa average bill of $115.05.

The 3,680,134.03 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuels places Wapello County at 2nd in Iowa out of 99 counties in non-renewable energy generation.

Wapello County generates 0.23% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 8,397 megawatt hours a year.

Wapello County produces 3,675,189.71 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 103.71 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Wapello County the 69th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the United States for electricity generation from coal per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    600,740 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.95 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,688,531 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,397 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,680,134 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    104.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    615,300,665 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    17,363.23 kg

Ottumwa, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Ottumwa is about 17.50 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 12.98 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Ottumwa produces 1.94% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring cities and counties or rural area power generation facilities. Alliant Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Emissions in Ottumwa average 4,978.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1017th worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 127,087,601.27 kilograms, which is the 21st worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city has one power producing plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Ottumwa's top fuel type is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 8,397 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ottumwa

Ottumwa 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.
434th17.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ottumwa
559th$134.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ottumwa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ottumwa, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED17.52134.283,771,926660,870,261
Southern Iowa Elec CooperativeBUNDLED15.86169.6658,576.859,287,687.88

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Eddyville, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Eddyville is about 17.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 12.98 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in Eddyville are faced with 0.72 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 81.55 minutes. Eddyville has the 285th largest population in the state, with 970 citizens residing within the city's borders.

Emissions in Eddyville average 5,076.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 442nd worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,924,366.72 kilograms, which is the 283rd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Eddyville have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eddyville

Eddyville 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.
435th17.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eddyville
182nd$134.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eddyville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eddyville, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED17.52134.283,771,926660,870,261

Eldon, IA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Eldon is about 17.52 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the Iowa and the nationwide average prices of 12.98 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in Eldon are faced with 0.72 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 81.55 minutes. Eldon has the 344th largest population in the state, with 783 citizens residing within the city's borders.

Emissions in Eldon average 5,076.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 442nd worst polluting city out of 1028 cities in Iowa based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 3,975,030.05 kilograms, which is the 342nd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Eldon have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eldon

Eldon 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.
435th17.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eldon
182nd$134.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eldon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eldon, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED17.52134.283,771,926660,870,261

Electricity Production in Wapello County, Iowa

Power Plants in Wapello County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Wapello County IA Coal 3,680,134.033,777,931,285.221,026.57
Ottumwa City ofOttumwa City of (100.00%)
Ottumwa IA Conventional Hydroelectric 8,397

Wapello County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Wapello County averages 17,363.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 68th worst in the US out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the county are 615,300,665.2 kilograms, which is the 8th worst total amount of emissions for any county in Iowa. The county has 2 power producing plants, which is 980th most in the country. Wapello County's main fuel type used for electricity production is Coal. The county produces 3,675,189.71 megawatt hours from this fuel type. Conventional Hydroelectric and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts at 0.23% and 0.13%, respectively.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.64%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.23%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.13%

Wapello County, Iowa Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Wapello County providing electricity. Of those 4, 50.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Iowa has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Wapello County who report energy loss data had an average of 1.01% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 1.85%, Wapello County is the 25th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wapello County:

  • Agency, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Blakesburg, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Chillicothe, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Eddyville, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Eldon, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Ottumwa, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 98.86%
    • Southern Iowa Elec Cooperative: 1.14%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Wapello County, Iowa?

Wapello County, Iowa has 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Wapello County, Iowa?

The largest electricity company in Wapello County, Iowa by megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Wapello County, Iowa?

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Wapello County, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27