Webster County, Iowa Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Webster County, Iowa Electricity Overview

Webster County is home to over 36,999 residents and produces 13,685 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.37 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Webster County 387th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar megawatt hours produced per person.

In Webster County, 103 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuels. Webster County is 53rd in Iowa out of 99 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuels.

The largest electricity company in Webster County by total customers is Alliant Energy.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Webster County totals $177.81. In contrast, the state average bill is $115.05

Webster County produces 33.65% additional megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Webster County saw a 52.73% decline in the preceding year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    627,220 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.95 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    838,268 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    838,165 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    103 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.66 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    56,263 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1.52 kg

Fort Dodge, IA Electricity Overview

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For every person in the city there are 4,911.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 1019th highest in the state out of 1028 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 122,163,573.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The main fuel type utilized in Fort Dodge is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity generation. Fort Dodge has one electricity generation plant.

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Gowrie, IA Electricity Overview

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Gowrie's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.75% higher than the average Iowa price of 12.98 cents and 6.90% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 1,004.37 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 0.09 megawatt hours being produced from these fuels per resident per year.

For every person in the city there are 5,120.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 41st highest in the state out of 1028 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 4,874,425.85 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.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gowrie

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.125/kWh$92.54/mo.$82.09/mo.
180th13.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gowrie
42nd$92.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gowrie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gowrie, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Gowrie Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED13.4692.54863,860.46519,722.99

Dayton, IA Electricity Overview

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Dayton's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.13% lower than the average Iowa price of 12.98 cents and 15.77% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 2,470.76 megawatt hours, Dayton, Iowa Electric Utility is the largest electricity provider in the city. Non-renewable fuel sources are often used in electricity production in the city, resulting in roughly 0.02 megawatt hours being produced from these fuels per resident per year.

For every person in the city there are 5,080.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 64th highest in the state out of 1028 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 3,922,096.74 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.

Average 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 kWhAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.122/kWh$87.06/mo.$80.55/mo.
102nd12.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dayton
30th$87.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dayton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dayton, Iowa

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dayton, Iowa Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.1887.06173,362.32409,536.88

Electricity Production in Webster County, Iowa

Power Plants in Webster County, Iowa

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lundgren Wind ProjectMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Webster County IA Wind 824,480
Holliday Creek SolarMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Fort Dodge IA Solar 13,685
Gowrie IA Distillate Fuel Oil 8667,193.28781.32
Dayton IA Distillate Fuel Oil 178,000.96470.64

Webster County, Iowa Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every person in the county there are 1.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 56,262.82 kilograms, the county ranks 78th highest in Iowa for total pollution from electricity consumption. Wind makes up 98.36% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Webster County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Solar at 1.63% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.01% of generation. Webster County has the 15th highest power generation plants of any county in the state, with 4 total power plants.

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98.36%
SOLAR
Solar
1.63%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

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 1.10% 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 74th best in the United States out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Webster County:

  • Callender, Iowa:
    • Callender, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Dayton, Iowa:
    • Dayton, Iowa Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Gowrie, Iowa:
    • Gowrie Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Harcourt, Iowa:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Lehigh, Iowa:
    • City of Lehigh, Iowa Electric Utility: 81.32%
    • Midland Power Coop: 13.32%
    • Prairie Energy: 5.36%

* 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, Prairie 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: 2022-10-24