Carver County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carver County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Carver County's average residential electricity rate is 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.73% less than the national average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Carver County had a 7.27% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the most recent year.

There was a 241.80% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel sources during the course of the past 12 months in Carver County.

Carver County residents are responsible for 4,213.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the statewide average pollution per person is 4,378.57.

With 49,183 megawatt generated from solar power and 106,922 consumers in Carver County, the county averages 0.46 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 26th in Minnesota out of 87 counties.

Carver County released 450,491,769.82 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks it as the 677th highest polluting county in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,248,943 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    53,370 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    49,183 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,187 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    450,491,770 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,213.27 kg

Chaska, MN Electricity Overview

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Chaska has an average residential electricity rate of 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.13% above Minnesota's average price of 13.52 cents. City of Chaska Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. Production from non-renewable fuel types accounts for 0.08 megawatt hours per resident in the city

Coming in at as the 35th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Chaska emits 121,763,306.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 32nd highest in the state in pollution per citizen, averaging 4,378.4 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
577th14.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chaska
449th$105.77Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED14.40103.872,19382,54111,883,800
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.81121.68493,28658,253,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

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Chanhassen, MN Electricity Overview

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Chanhassen has an average residential electricity rate of 13.16 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 2.67% below Minnesota's average price of 13.52 cents. Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $105.25. This is 1.43% lower than the state average of $106.79.

Coming in at as the 41st worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Chanhassen emits 113,119,746.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 50th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
394th13.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chanhassen
444th$105.25Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.81121.68493,28658,253,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

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Waconia, MN Electricity Overview

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Waconia has an average residential electricity rate of 13.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.15% above Minnesota's average rate of 13.52 cents. This ranks the city 466th out of 915 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 27,831.92 megawatt hours, Northern States Power Company is the largest vendor in the city. The city is the 24th highest producer of megawatt hours from solar power in Minnesota out of the 915 cities.

Coming in at as the 88th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Waconia emits 55,000,525.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 866th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, averaging 4,220.1 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
466th13.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waconia
382nd$98.98Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.81121.68493,28658,253,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

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 14,545
Nesvold Watertown SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W1 LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 9,002
BentonSun LLCBentonSun, LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 8,899
Porter Way Community Solar GardenAEP Onsite Partners (100.00%)
Waconia MN Solar 4,873
Carver Gladden CSGMinnesota Solar CSG 8, LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 4,537
Chaska MN Natural Gas 2,1931,340,030.3611.05
USS Hancock Solar LLC CSGUSS Hancock Solar (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 2,161
Carver County MN Distillate Fuel Oil 1,9942,928,871.411,468.84
New Germany Community Solar GardenNew Germany Solar I LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 1,860
Lake Waconia Community Solar GardenLake Waconia Solar LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 1,653
Lake Waconia IV Community Solar GardenLake Waconia Solar IV LLC (100.00%)
Carver County MN Solar 1,653

Carver County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Carver County is home to 11 electricity generation plants, which is the 15th highest number of power plants within a county in Minnesota. Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 450,491,769.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 12th largest amount of any county in Minnesota. The county averages 4,213.27 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 48th worst county in Minnesota in this category. For electricity production purposes, Carver County's top fuel type is Solar, making up 92.15% of generation in the county. Combined with Natural Gas (4.11%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (3.74%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% electricity generation in the county.

SOLAR
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92.15%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
4.11%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
3.74%

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 2.28%. With a state average energy loss of 2.22%, Carver County is the 26th 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:
    • Northern States Power Company: 2.16%
    • City of Chaska Utilities: 85.83%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 12.01%
  • Cologne, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 65.10%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 34.90%
  • Hamburg, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Mayer, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 78.38%
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 16.96%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 4.66%
  • New Germany, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.93%
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 35.07%
  • Norwood Young America, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 83.04%
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 2.26%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 14.71%
  • Victoria, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.99%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 49.01%
  • Waconia, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 20.99%
    • Northern States Power Company: 79.01%
  • 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 11 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?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-21