Webster County, Iowa Electric Profile

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Webster County, Iowa Overview

Wind produces 797,900 megawatt hours of electricity in Webster County. This equals roughly 21.57 megawatt hours per person in Webster County being produced from wind power, giving the county a rank of 250th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States in that category.

The largest electricity supplier in Webster County by megawatt hours sold is MidAmerican Energy.

Webster County released 9,182,033.74 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 64th highest polluting county in the state.

Webster County is the 1280th most populous county in the nation.

Webster County is home to 36,999 people and its power generating plants produce 817,545.61 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 22.1 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Webster County is ranked as the 18th highest consuming county out of 99 counties in Iowa with 613,584.1 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    613,584  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.58  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    817,546  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    797,900  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    19,646  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.1  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,182,034  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    248.17  kg

Fort Dodge, IA Electric Overview

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Fort Dodge's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.65% lower than the average Iowa price of 12.75 cents and 21.86% below the national average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 57,263.53 megawatt hours, MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $122.19, while the Fort Dodge average is 27.90% below at $88.09 per month.

For every person in the city there are 5,927.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 69th highest in the state out of 1028 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 147,415,521.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Dodge

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.080/kWh $150.16/mo.$49.53/mo.
51st 10.75¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Dodge
31st $88.09 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Dodge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
MidAmerican Energy BUNDLED 10.75 88.09 6,013,626 646,574,606

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Gowrie, IA Electric Overview

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Gowrie's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.40% higher than the average Iowa price of 12.75 cents and 2.35% below the national average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 973.17 megawatt hours, Gowrie Municipal Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city. Non-renewable fuel sources are often used in electricity production in the city, resulting in roughly 0.24 megawatt hours being produced from these fuels per resident per year.

For every person in the city there are 5,999.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 15th highest in the state out of 1028 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 5,711,955.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The main fuel type utilized in Gowrie is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity generation. Gowrie has one electricity generation plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gowrie

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.134/kWh$0.123/kWh $190.54/mo.$84.38/mo.
516th 13.44¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gowrie
244th $94.44 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gowrie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gowrie, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Gowrie Municipal Utilities BUNDLED 13.46 92.54 227 3,860.46 519,722.99
Midland Power Coop BUNDLED 12.17 182.49 205,061 24,953,000

Dayton, IA Electric Overview

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Dayton's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.44% lower than the average Iowa price of 12.75 cents and 11.47% below the national average of 13.76 cents. Dayton, Iowa Electric Utility sells an estimated 2,445.26 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider. Generating 0.01 megawatt hours per citizen living in the city, Dayton is the 70th highest producing city out of 1028 cities in Iowa.

For every person in the city there are 5,932.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 49th highest in the state out of 1028 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 4,580,251.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The main fuel type utilized in Dayton is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity generation. Dayton has one electricity generation plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dayton

Dayton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.122/kWh$0.122/kWh $87.06/mo.$80.55/mo.
380th 12.18¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dayton
29th $87.06 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dayton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dayton, Iowa

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Dayton, Iowa Electric Utility BUNDLED 12.18 87.06 6 3,362.32 409,536.88

Energy Production in Webster County, Iowa

Power Plants in Webster County, Iowa

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Lundgren Wind ProjectMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Webster County IA Wind 797,900
POET Biorefining - GowriePOET Biorefining - Gowrie (100.00%)
Webster County IA Natural Gas 19,412.61 12,077,251.9 622.13
Gowrie IA Distillate Fuel Oil 227 150,388.49 662.5
Dayton IA Distillate Fuel Oil 6 6,593.39 1,098.9

Webster County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every person in the county there are 248.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 9,182,033.74 kilograms, the county ranks 64th highest in Iowa for total pollution from electricity consumption. Wind makes up 97.60% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Webster County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Natural Gas at 2.37% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.03% of generation. Webster County has the 17th highest power generation plants of any county in the state, with 4 total power plants.

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97.60%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.37%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Webster County, Iowa Net Metering

Of the 8 electricity suppliers in Webster County, 4 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Webster County is about 2.15% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Webster County a rank of 159th best in the United States out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Webster County:

  • Badger, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Barnum, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Callender, Iowa:
    • Callender, Iowa Electric Utility: 98.61%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 1.39%
  • Clare, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Dayton, Iowa:
    • Dayton, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Duncombe, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Fort Dodge, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Gowrie, Iowa:
    • Gowrie Municipal Utilities: 97.89%
    • Midland Power Coop: 2.11%
  • Lehigh, Iowa:
    • City of Lehigh, Iowa Electric Utility: 80.47%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 2.33%
    • Midland Power Coop: 13.06%
    • Prairie Energy: 4.14%
  • Moorland, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Otho, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%
  • Vincent, Iowa:
    • MidAmerican Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Webster County, Iowa?

By total megawatt hours sold, MidAmerican Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Webster County, Iowa.

What electricity companies offer service in Webster County, Iowa?

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

There are 8 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Webster County, Iowa.

How many power plants are located within Webster County, Iowa?

Webster County, Iowa is home to 4 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22