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Carver County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Carver County is the 11th most populated county in the state.

Residents of Carver County consume enough electricity to emit 3,878.2 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the state average of 4,066.14.

The use of natural gas in Carver County yields a total of 7,328 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 721st out of 3230 counties in the nation.

In the past 12 months, Carver County has experienced a 2.29% increase in production of electricity from solar power, up from 63,736 megawatt hours a year to 65,197 megawatt hours a year.

With 110,034 residents within its borders and 73,864 megawatt hours produced per year, Carver County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 0.67 megawatt hours. This is the 54 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

With 65,197 megawatt produced from solar power and 110,034 residents in Carver County, the county averages 0.59 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 411th out of 3230 counties in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,271,618 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.56 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    73,864 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    65,197 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,667 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    426,733,471 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,878.2 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Chaska

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Chaska Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.81¢ per kWh

  • 2.59% higher than last month
  • 3.61% higher than April last year
  • 18.09% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 5.3% higher than the US average
  • 886th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 201 since April last year
  • 23,856th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 686 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,435 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

17.58¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 3.72% higher than April last year
  • 18.2% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 9.04% higher than the US average
  • 886th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 24,331st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 77 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 517 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$104.42 per month

  • 10.44% lower than last month
  • 3.17% lower than April last year
  • 10.2% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 7.39% lower than the US average
  • 653rd in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 12,605th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,035 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,772 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$122.38 per month

  • 0.23% lower than last month
  • 0.46% higher than April last year
  • 11.07% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 10.07% lower than the US average
  • 654th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since April last year
  • 10,836th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 422 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 445 since April last year

Chaska, MN Electricity Overview

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Chaska has an average residential electricity rate of 17.58 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 18.20% above Minnesota's average price of 14.87 cents. Consumers in the city have 0.84 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting around 91.37 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.45 outages at 171.11 minutes each. With annual production of 7,328 megawatt hours, the city is the 52nd largest producer of electricity in Minnesota.

Coming in at as the 37th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Chaska emits 113,108,597.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 22nd highest in the state in pollution per citizen, averaging 4,118.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Around 100.00% of electricity in Chaska comes from generation using Natural Gas. There is one power producing plant in Chaska.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chaska

Chaska residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.120/kWh$150.66/mo.$81.55/mo.
886th17.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chaska
654th$122.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chaska Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chaska, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Chaska UtilitiesBUNDLED18.03120.697,32873,821.113,307,550.13
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.40138.06447,775.7664,484,729.33
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.68101.718,918,772.061,487,259,077

Chanhassen, MN Electricity Overview

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Chanhassen has an average residential electricity rate of 15.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.60% above Minnesota's average rate of 14.87 cents. This ranks the city 531st out of 915 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Consumers in the city have 0.84 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting around 91.37 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.45 outages at 171.11 minutes each. Northern States Power Company has an estimated 4,016 total residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

Coming in at as the 44th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Chanhassen emits 104,127,936.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 4,060.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 565th worst in the state in this category. There are no power producing facilities in Chanhassen, so citizens have to depend on power generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chanhassen

Chanhassen residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.116/kWh$154.52/mo.$80.68/mo.
531st15.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chanhassen
627th$117.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chanhassen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chanhassen, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.40138.06447,775.7664,484,729.33
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.68101.718,918,772.061,487,259,077

Zips with electric coverage in Chanhassen, Minnesota include: 55318, 55317, 55331, 55346

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Waconia, MN Electricity Overview

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Waconia has an average residential electricity rate of 16.20 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 8.91% above Minnesota's average price of 14.87 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $109.38 per month, while the national average is $138.02. Customers in the city pay a 1.35% discount compared to other residents in the US.

Coming in at as the 88th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Waconia emits 50,098,676.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 846th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, averaging 3,922.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Around 100.00% of electricity in Waconia comes from generation using Solar. There is one power producing plant in Waconia.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waconia

Waconia residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.119/kWh$148.78/mo.$73.43/mo.
571st16.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waconia
574th$109.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waconia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waconia, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.40138.06447,775.7664,484,729.33
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.68101.718,918,772.061,487,259,077

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Electricity Production in Carver County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Carver County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
West Waconia SolarWest Waconia Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 16,634
BentonSun LLCBentonSun, LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 8,628
Nesvold Watertown SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W1 LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 8,536
Carver County MN Solar 7,617
Chaska MN Natural Gas 7,3284,185,956.46571.23
Porter Way Community Solar GardenAEP Onsite Partners (100.00%)
Waconia MN Solar 5,016
Carver Gladden CSGMinnesota Solar CSG 8, LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 4,710
USS Lake Patterson Solar CSGStandard Solar (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 2,237
USS Hancock Solar LLC CSGUSS Hancock Solar (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 2,206
USS Eggo Solar CSGStandard Solar (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 2,199
Carver County MN Solar 2,166
USS DVL Solar CSGStandard Solar (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 2,100
New Germany Community Solar GardenNew Germany Solar I LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 1,578
Carver County MN Distillate Fuel Oil 1,3391,738,061.261,298.03
Lake Waconia Community Solar GardenLake Waconia Solar LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 785
Lake Waconia IV Community Solar GardenLake Waconia Solar IV LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 785
USS Dressen Family Solar LLC
Mayer MN Solar 729

Carver County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Carver County is home to 17 electricity generation plants, which is the 12th highest number of power plants within a county in Minnesota. Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 426,733,471.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 12th largest amount of any county in Minnesota. The county averages 3,878.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 49th worst county in Minnesota in this category. For electricity production purposes, Carver County's top fuel type is Solar, making up 88.27% of generation in the county. Combined with Natural Gas (9.92%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (1.81%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% electricity generation in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
88.27%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
9.92%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.81%

Carver County, Minnesota Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity providers in Carver County offer net metering to their consumers. Consumers in Minnesota have highly favorable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Carver County has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 2.86%. With a state average energy loss of 3.21%, Carver County is the 4th best county in Minnesota for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Carver County:

  • Carver, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 32.89%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 67.11%
  • Chanhassen, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 57.17%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 42.83%
  • Chaska, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 12.01%
    • Northern States Power Company: 2.16%
    • City of Chaska Utilities: 85.83%
  • Cologne, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 34.90%
    • Northern States Power Company: 65.10%
  • Hamburg, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Mayer, Minnesota:
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 16.96%
    • Northern States Power Company: 78.38%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 4.66%
  • New Germany, Minnesota:
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 35.07%
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.93%
  • Norwood Young America, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 14.71%
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 2.26%
    • Northern States Power Company: 83.04%
  • Victoria, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.99%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 49.01%
  • Waconia, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 79.01%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.99%
  • Watertown, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 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 Carver County, Minnesota?

By total customer count, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Carver County, Minnesota.

How many power plants are located in Carver County, Minnesota?

Carver County, Minnesota is home to 17 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Carver County, Minnesota is home to 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Carver County, Minnesota?

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-15