Aitkin County, MN: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

The largest electricity company in Aitkin County by megawatt hours sold is Mille Lacs Electric.

There was a 3.68% rise in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding 12 months in Aitkin County.

On average, Aitkin County residents are accountable for 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the national average emissions per capita is 4,123.17.

Aitkin County has no power production sources and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

Aitkin County is the 48th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the state, emitting 64,115,339.23 kilograms of CO2 gases.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Aitkin County's average is 0.86% higher at 16.21 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    182,344 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    64,115,339 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,071.59 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Aitkin

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Aitkin Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

12.61¢ per kWh

  • 2.29% higher than last month
  • 6.8% higher than March last year
  • 14.15% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 24.55% lower than the US average
  • 226th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since March last year
  • 5,930th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 770 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 297 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.74¢ per kWh

  • 0.53% higher than last month
  • 3.79% higher than March last year
  • 14.09% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 20.71% lower than the US average
  • 222nd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since March last year
  • 6,756th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 133 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 748 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$79.5 per month

  • 1.25% lower than last month
  • 6.18% lower than March last year
  • 24.87% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 34.06% lower than the US average
  • 27th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since March last year
  • 2,171st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 107 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$83.51 per month

  • 0.52% lower than last month
  • 0.95% higher than March last year
  • 24.41% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 38.54% lower than the US average
  • 25th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since March last year
  • 1,228th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 23 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 807 since March last year

Aitkin, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Aitkin's residential electricity rate is 12.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.09% less than the average state price of 14.83 cents and 20.71% lower than the national average of 16.07 cents. Aitkin Public Utilities has an estimated 265 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.93, while the Aitkin average is 39.46% below at $83.51 per month.

Electricity use in Aitkin creates 8,656,201.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 247th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Aitkin as the 285th highest polluting city in Minnesota. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 24,618.2 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aitkin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.109/kWh$123.36/mo.$65.52/mo.
222nd12.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aitkin
25th$83.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aitkin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aitkin, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aitkin Public UtilitiesBUNDLED11.9175.2911,591.341,380,052.89
Mille Lacs ElectricBUNDLED16.06116.43116,175.6918,653,458.44

Hill City, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Hill City's residential electricity rate is 16.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.36% more than the average state price of 14.83 cents and 2.78% higher than the national average of 16.07. Hill City has 569 residents, resulting in it being the 475th largest city by population in Minnesota. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Hill City average is 4.46% more at $144.08 per month.

Electricity use in Hill City creates 2,316,735.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 472nd highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hill City as the 890th highest polluting city in Minnesota. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 6,588.78 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hill City

Hill City residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.133/kWh$176.58/mo.$109.10/mo.
669th16.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hill City
798th$144.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hill City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hill City, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lake Country PowerBUNDLED16.51144.09452,667.4574,727,403.5

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McGregor, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, McGregor's residential electricity rate is 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.31% more than the average state price of 14.83 cents and 0.03% less than the national average of 16.07 cents. Mille Lacs Electric has an estimated 23 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. McGregor has the 504th largest population in the state, with 515 residents calling the city home.

Electricity use in McGregor creates 2,096,869.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 501st highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks McGregor as the 31st highest polluting city in Minnesota. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 5,963.49 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McGregor

McGregor residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.128/kWh$146.11/mo.$85.37/mo.
579th16.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McGregor
625th$116.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for McGregor Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McGregor, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mille Lacs ElectricBUNDLED16.06116.43116,175.6918,653,458.44

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Details

Aitkin County, Minnesota Net Metering

Out of the 4 providers in Aitkin County, 3 of them offer net metering to their customers. Residents of Minnesota have highly favorable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Aitkin County that report energy loss, including Mille Lacs Electric, East Central Energy, and Lake Country Power. Together, these 3 companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.32% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.21%, resulting in a rank of 2065th best in the country and a state rank of 78th best out of 3230 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Aitkin County:

  • Aitkin, Minnesota:
    • Aitkin Public Utilities: 80.02%
    • Mille Lacs Electric: 19.98%
  • Hill City, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 100.00%
  • McGrath, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • McGregor, Minnesota:
    • Mille Lacs Electric: 100.00%
  • Palisade, Minnesota:
    • Mille Lacs Electric: 100.00%
  • Tamarack, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 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 Aitkin County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity company in Aitkin County, Minnesota by total customer count is Mille Lacs Electric.

How many electric companies offer service in Aitkin County, Minnesota?

Aitkin County, Minnesota has 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Aitkin County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mille Lacs Electric10,445
2East Central Energy4,022
3Lake Country Power3,636
4Aitkin Public Utilities1,829

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2023-12-06