Decatur County, KS: 3 Electric Providers

Decatur County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Decatur County, Kansas Electricity Overview

There was a 14.59% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Decatur County.

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in Decatur County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Decatur County is ranked as the 2023rd highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3230 counties for total electricity generation, producing 3.92 megawatt hours.

Emitting 13,036,821.55 kilograms of CO2 gases, Decatur County has the 64th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in Kansas.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 16.12 cents, while residents of Decatur County enjoy an average rate that is 13.26% less at 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Decatur County generates 0.01% of their required electricity and must import the additional 99.99% from nearby counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    39,430 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.12 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    13,036,822 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,669.35 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Oberlin

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Oberlin Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.77¢ per kWh

  • 1.01% higher than last month
  • 4% higher than April last year
  • 9.67% higher than the Kansas average
  • 6.72% lower than the US average
  • 659th in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 18,059th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 120 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 416 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.96¢ per kWh

  • 0.34% higher than last month
  • 4.7% lower than April last year
  • 10.01% higher than the Kansas average
  • 7.21% lower than the US average
  • 657th in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since April last year
  • 16,986th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 448 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,033 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$58.01 per month

  • 3.59% lower than last month
  • 1.9% higher than April last year
  • 34.13% lower than the Kansas average
  • 48.55% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 148th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 169 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 58 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$78.83 per month

  • 0.11% higher than last month
  • 8.16% lower than April last year
  • 33.75% lower than the Kansas average
  • 42.07% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 294th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 428 since April last year

Oberlin, KS Electricity Overview

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Oberlin has an average residential electricity rate of 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.21% less than the average nationwide price of 16.12 cents. The city has encouraged a 90.00% decline in non-renewable fuel type usage in their electricity production facilities. Electricity production plants in the city produce, on average, 0 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable energy sources.

Oberlin residents average 4,669.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 40th highest in the state out of 741 in this category. With total emissions of 8,298,038.8 kilograms, the city ranks 133rd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power producing plant. Oberlin's top fuel type utilized for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The city produces 3.92 megawatt hours from this fuel source.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oberlin

Oberlin residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.120/kWh$129.50/mo.$56.93/mo.
657th14.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oberlin
7th$78.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oberlin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oberlin, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Oberlin UtilitiesBUNDLED14.9178.813.925,530.34824,788.3

Norcatur, KS Electricity Overview

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Norcatur has an average residential electricity rate of 14.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.57% less than the average nationwide price of 16.12 cents. Norcatur has the 413th largest population in Kansas, with 231 residents living within its borders. Prairie Land Electric Cooperative has an estimated 3 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Norcatur residents average 4,668.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 42nd highest in the state out of 741 in this category. With total emissions of 1,078,481.59 kilograms, the city ranks 411th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 3,262.32 megawatt hours consumed in Norcatur must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Norcatur

Norcatur residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.099/kWh$191.04/mo.$69.73/mo.
565th14.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Norcatur
224th$116.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Norcatur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Norcatur, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.05116.23119,199.2116,750,194.88

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Jennings, KS Electricity Overview

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Jennings has an average residential electricity rate of 14.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.57% less than the average nationwide price of 16.12 cents. Jennings has the 603rd largest population in Kansas, with 77 residents living within its borders. Prairie Land Electric Cooperative has an estimated 1 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Jennings residents average 4,668.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 42nd highest in the state out of 741 in this category. With total emissions of 359,493.86 kilograms, the city ranks 598th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 1,087.44 megawatt hours consumed in Jennings must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jennings

Jennings residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.099/kWh$191.04/mo.$69.73/mo.
565th14.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jennings
224th$116.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jennings Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jennings, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.05116.23119,199.2116,750,194.88

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Electricity Production in Decatur County, Kansas

Power Plants in Decatur County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Oberlin KS Distillate Fuel Oil 3.922,963.32755.959/2026

Decatur County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Decatur County residents average 4,669.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. At 4,669.35 kilograms per person and 2,792 residents in the county, the county emits 13,036,821.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 64th worst rank in the state for total emissions. Distillate Fuel Oil is the fuel of choice in Decatur County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Decatur County has one power producing plant within its borders.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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100.00%

Decatur County, Kansas Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity suppliers in Decatur County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Regulations put in place at the state level are poor for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Decatur County averages out to about 8.32% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.40%, resulting in a rank of 2806th best in the country and a state rank of 88th best out of 3230 and 105 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Decatur County:

  • Dresden, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 91.84%
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 8.16%
  • Jennings, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Norcatur, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Oberlin, Kansas:
    • Oberlin Utilities: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Decatur County, Kansas?

Decatur County, Kansas is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Decatur County, Kansas?

By total revenue, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Decatur County, Kansas.

How many electric companies offer service in Decatur County, Kansas?

Decatur County, Kansas is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Decatur County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Prairie Land Electric Cooperative2,961
2Oberlin Utilities1,160
3Midwest Energy182

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Published: 2024-07-17