Aitkin County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Aitkin County, Minnesota Overview

When calculating by customer count, Mille Lacs Electric is the largest provider in Aitkin County.

Aitkin County is ranked as the 2235th largest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the US with 181,295.53 megawatt hours being used by consumers living there.

The electricity consumed by consumers in Aitkin County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation plants.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Aitkin County is 14.97 cents. This rate is about 8.80% higher than the national average rate of 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour.

Aitkin County is the 2116th most populous county in the nation.

Residents of Aitkin County consume enough electricity to emit 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the nationwide average of 4,474.87.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    181,296  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.55  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    66,368,276  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,228.09  kg

Aitkin, MN Electric Overview

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On average, Aitkin's residential electricity rate is 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.96% less than the average state price of 13.42 cents and 17.08% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. Aitkin Public Utilities has an estimated 289 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Aitkin average is 35.95% below at $78.26 per month.

Electricity use in Aitkin creates 9,166,491.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 246th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Aitkin as the 677th 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 25,039.73 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aitkin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.142/kWh$0.114/kWh $103.91/mo.$78.26/mo.
67th 11.41¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aitkin
15th $78.26 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aitkin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aitkin, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Aitkin Public Utilities BUNDLED 10.54 69.65 13,053.98 1,375,662.41
Mille Lacs Electric BUNDLED 14.90 112.73 127,599 19,008,400

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Hill City, MN Electric Overview

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On average, Hill City's residential electricity rate is 14.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.45% more than the average state price of 13.42 cents and 8.68% higher than the national average of 13.76. Hill City has 613 residents, resulting in it being the 455th largest city by population in Minnesota. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $122.19, while the Hill City average is 9.10% more at $133.31 per month.

Electricity use in Hill City creates 2,591,817.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 446th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hill City as the 56th 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 7,079.96 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hill City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.150/kWh$0.144/kWh $133.31/mo.$128.82/mo.
850th 14.95¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hill City
741st $133.31 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hill City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hill City, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Lake Country Power BUNDLED 14.95 133.31 491,205 73,449,000

McGregor, MN Electric Overview

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On average, McGregor's residential electricity rate is 14.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.03% more than the average state price of 13.42 cents and 8.27% higher than the national average of 13.76. Mille Lacs Electric has an estimated 25 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. McGregor has the 557th largest population in the state, with 384 residents calling the city home.

Electricity use in McGregor creates 1,623,585.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 547th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks McGregor as the 56th 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 4,435.08 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McGregor

McGregor residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.149/kWh$0.138/kWh $112.73/mo.$100.79/mo.
843rd 14.90¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of McGregor
602nd $112.73 Average residential monthly electricity bill for McGregor Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McGregor, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Mille Lacs Electric BUNDLED 14.90 112.73 127,599 19,008,400

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, Lake Country Power, and East Central Energy. Together, these 3 companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.63% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 2409th best in the country and a state rank of 77th best out of 3221 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 Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Mille Lacs Electric 11,038
2 Lake Country Power 3,870
3 East Central Energy 3,788
4 Aitkin Public Utilities 1,994

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-27