Chippewa County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chippewa County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Northern States Power Company is the largest provider in Chippewa County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Chippewa County has the 2950th highest pollution level due to electricity use in the nation and 83rd highest in the state, emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Of all of the US counties, Chippewa County ranks 368th in megawatt hours produced from wind energy.

Chippewa County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 13.25 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

At $201.98, the average monthly residential electric bill in Chippewa County is 89.15% above the Minnesota average.

Chippewa County saw a 13.16% rise in the amount of power generated by wind turbines around the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    147,156 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    166,902 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    166,902 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.25 MWh

Montevideo, MN Electricity Overview

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Montevideo's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.14% below the average national price of 13.99 cents. The city ranks 37th out of 915 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels with a total of 5,087 megawatt hours generated. Montevideo electricity customers consume 1239.50% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import electricity produced in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage.

Emissions in Montevideo average 4,007.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 877th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 21,634,753.81 kilograms. Solar is the fuel of choice in Montevideo, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Montevideo has one electricity plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montevideo

Montevideo 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.
502nd13.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montevideo
464th$107.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montevideo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montevideo, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Coop Light and PowerBUNDLED10.94230.68125,16213,688,300
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

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Clara City, MN Electricity Overview

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Clara City's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 14.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.31% above the average national price of 13.99 cents. The city produces 1,940 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total generation, from sustainable fuel types Selling an estimated 12,486.12 megawatt hours, Northern States Power Company is the largest provider in the city.

Emissions in Clara City average 3,850.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 881st worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 5,479,711.94 kilograms. Solar is the fuel of choice in Clara City, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Clara City has one electricity plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clara City

Clara City 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.
609th14.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clara City
76th$92.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clara City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clara City, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Kerkhoven, MN Electricity Overview

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Kerkhoven's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 15.97% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 13.99 cents. Kerkhoven has the 395th highest population in the state, with 805 citizens residing in the city. Otter Tail Power Company sells an estimated 2,382.82 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other suppliers.

Emissions in Kerkhoven average 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 614th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 3,509,515.41 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kerkhoven

Kerkhoven residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
96th11.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kerkhoven
483rd$109.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kerkhoven Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kerkhoven, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Electricity Production in Chippewa County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Chippewa County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Palmer's Creek Wind Farm, LLCPalmer's Creek Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Chippewa County MN Wind 145,266
Crater Community SolarBHE Renewables (100.00%)
Chippewa County MN Solar 5,088
Taurus Community SolarTaurus Community Solar (100.00%)
Montevideo MN Solar 5,087
Centaurus Community SolarBHE Renewables (100.00%)
Chippewa County MN Solar 3,599
USS Pheasant Solar LLC CSGUSS Pheasant Solar LLC (100.00%)
Chippewa County MN Solar 2,262
Syncarpha Clara City CSG I (Stamer)Clara City CSG I, LLC (100.00%)
Clara City MN Solar 1,940
Granite Falls MN Conventional Hydroelectric 1,873
Sagitta Community SolarGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Chippewa County MN Solar 1,787

Chippewa County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Chippewa County averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 83rd highest in Minnesota out of 87 counties for emissions efficiency. A total of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 2950th highest in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. Wind is the primary fuel source in Chippewa County, with 87.04% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Solar (11.84%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (1.12%). Chippewa County has the 25th most power producing plants of any county in the state, with 8 total plants.

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87.04%
SOLAR
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11.84%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.12%

Chippewa County, Minnesota Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Chippewa County include Northern States Power Company, Minnesota Valley Coop Light and Power, and Otter Tail Power Company The state of Minnesota has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Chippewa County is 2.65%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Northern States Power Company, Minnesota Valley Coop Light and Power, and Otter Tail Power Company. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Minnesota average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 304th best in the United States and a state rank of 31st best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Chippewa County:

  • Clara City, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Kerkhoven, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Maynard, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 98.76%
    • Minnesota Valley Coop Light and Power: 1.24%
  • Milan, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Montevideo, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 89.39%
    • Minnesota Valley Coop Light and Power: 10.61%
  • Watson, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Chippewa County, Minnesota?

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Chippewa County, Minnesota.

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

There are 6 electricity companies serving customers in Chippewa County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in Chippewa County, Minnesota?

How many power plants are within Chippewa County, Minnesota?

There are 8 active power plants in Chippewa County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-21