Clay County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clay County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Clay County generates 2.51 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 32 highest county out of 87 counties for production per capita in Minnesota.

Clay County produces 2.5 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Clay County the 24th highest ranking county out of 87 counties for renewable production per capita in Minnesota.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Clay County totals $182.26. In contrast, the US average bill is $123.86.

Emitting 224,228,437.13 kilograms of CO2 gases, Clay County has the 1125th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the country.

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

At an average residential rate of 12.98 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Clay County enjoy a 7.20% discount from the national average price.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    762,972 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    163,713 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    163,068 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    645 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    224,228,437 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,432.87 kg

Moorhead, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Moorhead home are charged a residential electricity rate of 10.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.32% lower than the average Minnesota rate of 13.52 cents. The city has seen a 385.40% decrease in non-renewable fuel use in their electricity production plants. The city had a 37.51% drop in the usage of renewable fuel sources, such as solar or wind energy, compared to non-renewable fuel sources, like coal or natural gas.

Electricity consumption in Moorhead results in the release of 193,836,706.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 24th highest amount in Minnesota out of 915 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 4,355.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Moorhead is the 849th highest polluting city in Minnesota. Wind makes up 68.20% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Moorhead. Moorhead has 2 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 16th highest amount of power plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moorhead

Moorhead 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.
57th10.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moorhead
244th$93.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moorhead Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moorhead, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Moorhead UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7793.162,028183,29119,742,100
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Zips with electric coverage in Moorhead, Minnesota include: 56560, 56529, 56547

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Dilworth, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Dilworth home are charged a residential electricity rate of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.21% higher than the average Minnesota rate of 13.52 cents. With an estimated 722 total residential customers, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $128.05 per month.

There are no power facilities within Dilworth, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 50th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,359.65 kilograms per person and 4,612 residents in the city, the city emits 20,106,689.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dilworth

Dilworth 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.
500th13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dilworth
714th$128.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dilworth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dilworth, 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
Red River Valley Co-Op PowerBUNDLED12.93217.0882,117.9810,617,748.5

Zips with electric coverage in Dilworth, Minnesota include: 56560, 56529, 56547

Barnesville, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Barnesville home are charged a residential electricity rate of 10.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.65% lower than the average Minnesota rate of 13.52 cents. With an estimated 1,073 total residential customers, Barnesville, Minnesota Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $96.62 per month, while the nationwide average is $123.86. Consumers in the city pay a 9.52% reduction compared to the rest of the United States.

There are no power facilities within Barnesville, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 50th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,359.65 kilograms per person and 2,759 residents in the city, the city emits 12,028,264.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Barnesville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.103/kWh$0.091/kWh$112.61/mo.$95.44/mo.
34th10.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Barnesville
345th$96.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Barnesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Barnesville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barnesville, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.1992.8915,361.551,564,975.13
Lake Region Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.26131.21336,18841,204,000
Red River Valley Co-Op PowerBUNDLED12.93217.0882,117.9810,617,748.5

Electricity Production in Clay County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Clay County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lakeswind Power PartnersTransAlta (100.00%)
Clay County MN Wind 156,380
Agassiz Beach LLCNorthern Alternative Energy (51.00%)Enel Green Power (49.00%)
Clay County MN Wind 5,305
Moorhead Wind TurbineMoorhead Utilities (100.00%)
Moorhead MN Wind 1,383
Centennial Generating StationMoorhead Utilities (100.00%)
Moorhead MN Distillate Fuel Oil 645567,549.86879.92

Clay County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Clay County results in the release of 224,228,437.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 1125th largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 17th highest in the state out of 87 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 3,432.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Clay County is the 63rd highest polluting county in the state. The main fuel type consumed in Clay County is Wind, making up 99.61% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Clay County has 4 power generation plants, which is 566th most in the US.

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Clay County, Minnesota Net Metering

Clay County has 6 out of 7 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Minnesota have highly favorable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity providers in Clay County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.69% of electricity generated. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Clay County receiving a rank of 753rd best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Clay County:

  • Barnesville, Minnesota:
    • Barnesville, Minnesota Electric Utility: 93.82%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 4.59%
    • Red River Valley Co-Op Power: 1.59%
  • Comstock, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Dilworth, Minnesota:
    • Red River Valley Co-Op Power: 28.28%
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.72%
  • Felton, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Georgetown, Minnesota:
    • Red River Valley Co-Op Power: 100.00%
  • Glyndon, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 68.86%
    • Red River Valley Co-Op Power: 31.14%
  • Hawley, Minnesota:
    • Wild Rice Electric Cooperative: 10.99%
    • Hawley, Minnesota Electric Utility: 89.01%
  • Hitterdal, Minnesota:
    • Wild Rice Electric Cooperative: 6.92%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 93.08%
  • Moorhead, Minnesota:
    • Moorhead Utilities: 95.89%
    • Northern States Power Company: 4.11%
  • Sabin, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Ulen, Minnesota:
    • Wild Rice Electric Cooperative: 2.96%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 97.04%

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

FAQ

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

Clay County, Minnesota is home to 4 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Clay County, Minnesota?

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

There are 7 electricity providers offering service in Clay County, Minnesota.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Clay County, Minnesota by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24