Carlton County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Carlton County, Minnesota Overview

With 36,207 residents within its borders and 816,020.9 megawatt hours produced a year, Carlton County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 22.54 megawatt hours. The city is 670th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

The burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation has increased by 25.37% within the previous year in Carlton County.

Carlton County consumes only 51.25% of the electricity generated in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 48.75%.

Carlton County is ranked 2426th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the US based on emissions per capita.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Carlton County is Minnesota Power.

Carlton County released 105,443,540.29 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which makes them the 1752nd highest polluting county in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    418,180  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.55  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    816,021  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    756,987  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    59,033  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.54  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    105,443,540  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,912.24  kg

Cloquet, MN Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Cloquet are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.84 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 4.31% lower than the state's average rate of 13.42 cents. The city's use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation amounts to 36.57 megawatt hours per capita, which results in a ranking of 6th in the state out of 915 cities. Consumers in Cloquet consume 28.00% of the megawatt hours generated in the city limits and the remaining 72.00% can be exported or stored.

Cloquet has roughly 67.26% of its electricity produced by Black Liquour. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 84,222.72 megawatt hours (16.25%) and 58,120.44 megawatt hours (11.21%), respectively. The city is the 81st highest ranked city in the state out of 915 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the city emitting 57,576,460.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,581.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the city as the 15th highest polluting city in Minnesota. Cloquet has 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 18th most for a city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cloquet

Cloquet residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.141/kWh$0.070/kWh $110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
354th 12.84¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cloquet
290th $91.15 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cloquet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cloquet, 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
Minnesota Power BUNDLED 12.73 89.03 11,690 1,046,336 133,220,987

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Moose Lake, MN Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Moose Lake are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 5.71% lower than the state's average rate of 13.42 cents. The city is the 91st highest producing city in the state out of 915 cities, averaging 0.06 megawatt hours produced per citizen. With an estimated 563 total residential customers, Moose Lake Water & Light is the largest supplier in the city.

Moose Lake's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 11,855,494.57 kilograms, which is 213th largest amount in Minnesota out of 915 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 4,250.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Moose Lake as the 27th highest polluting city in the state. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 53.79% of the fuel used for electricity production in Moose Lake. Moose Lake has one power producing plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moose Lake

Moose Lake residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.141/kWh$0.070/kWh $110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
282nd 12.65¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moose Lake
20th $79.15 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moose Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moose Lake, 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
Minnesota Power BUNDLED 12.73 89.03 1,046,336 133,220,987
Moose Lake Water & Light BUNDLED 12.36 71.58 161 5,259.22 650,274.54

Esko CDP, MN Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Esko CDP are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.73 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 5.10% lower than the state's average rate of 13.42 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $89.03 per month, while the nationwide average is $122.19. Consumers in Esko CDP have a 15.20% reduction compared to the rest of the United States. With an estimated 301 total residential customers, Minnesota Power is the largest supplier in the city.

Esko CDP's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 8,802,876.35 kilograms, which is 247th largest amount in Minnesota out of 915 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Esko CDP as the 56th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Esko CDP

Esko CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.141/kWh$0.070/kWh $110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
291st 12.73¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Esko CDP
56th $89.03 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Esko CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Esko CDP, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Power BUNDLED 12.73 89.03 1,046,336 133,220,987

Energy Production in Carlton County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Carlton County, Minnesota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Sappi Cloquet MillSappi Cloquet LLC (100.00%)
Cloquet MN Black Liquour 506,741.9 205,636,429.77 405.8
Carlton County MN Conventional Hydroelectric 289,999
Cloquet MN Conventional Hydroelectric 11,690
Carlton County MN Conventional Hydroelectric 7,429
Moose Lake MN Distillate Fuel Oil 161 122,299.51 759.62

Carlton County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Carlton County has roughly 42.73% of its electricity produced by Black Liquour. Conventional Hydroelectric and Wood/Wood Waste Solids make up the next highest amounts at 321,929.59 megawatt hours (39.45%) and 84,222.72 megawatt hours (10.32%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 105,443,540.29 kilograms, which is 36th largest emissions amount in Minnesota out of 87 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the county, which amounts to 2,912.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 67th highest polluting county in the state. Carlton County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 498th most in the country.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
42.73%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
39.45%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
10.32%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
7.13%
SLUDGE WASTE
Sludge Waste
0.26%
OTHER
Other
0.10%

Carlton County, Minnesota Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity providers in Carlton County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Minnesota has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Carlton County is 4.54%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Minnesota Power, Lake Country Power, and East Central Energy. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Carlton County ranks 1753rd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Carlton County:

  • Barnum, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Carlton, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Cloquet, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 4.77%
    • Minnesota Power: 95.23%
  • Cromwell, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 100.00%
  • Kettle River, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 100.00%
  • Moose Lake, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 9.89%
    • Minnesota Power: 8.38%
    • Moose Lake Water & Light: 81.73%
  • Scanlon, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Wrenshall, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Carlton County, Minnesota has 4 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Carlton County, Minnesota?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Minnesota Power 14,980
2 Lake Country Power 2,566
3 East Central Energy 2,271
4 Moose Lake Water & Light 981

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Carlton County, Minnesota?

By total megawatt hours sold, Minnesota Power is the largest electricity supplier in Carlton County, Minnesota.

How many power plants are located within Carlton County, Minnesota?

There are 5 power plants in Carlton County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-27