Cottonwood County, MN: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Cottonwood County enjoy an average rate that is 14.30% below that at 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 1.82% rise in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding year in Cottonwood County.

Residents of Cottonwood County use enough electricity to release 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the US average of 4,114.63.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Cottonwood County is South Central Electric Association.

Cottonwood County comes in as the 2352nd highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the country, releasing 46,363,387.16 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Cottonwood County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity bill of $186.16, which is 34.88% higher than the national average bill of $138.02.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    132,716 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.56 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    46,363,387 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,037.22 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Windom

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Windom Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

10.23¢ per kWh

  • 2.63% higher than last month
  • 3.73% higher than April last year
  • 32.16% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 39.51% lower than the US average
  • 129th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 922nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 16 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 467 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.1¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 3.69% higher than April last year
  • 32.09% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 37.35% lower than the US average
  • 9th 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
  • 650th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 29 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$72.08 per month

  • 10.42% lower than last month
  • 3.12% lower than April last year
  • 23.93% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 36.07% lower than the US average
  • 108th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 77 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 79 since April last year
  • 2,001st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 297 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 483 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$84.34 per month

  • 0.23% lower than last month
  • 0.41% higher than April last year
  • 23.45% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 38.02% lower than the US average
  • 29th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 1,303rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 810 since April last year

Windom, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.10 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Windom, which is 32.09% below the average Minnesota price of 14.87 cents and 37.35% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 48,574.81 megawatt hours, Windom, Minnesota Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Windom average is 38.89% lower at $84.34 per month.

Windom citizens average 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 151st highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 19,168,700.99 kilograms, which is the 157th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Windom have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Windom

Windom residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.086/kWh$104.70/mo.$67.06/mo.
9th10.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Windom
29th$84.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Windom Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Windom, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Federated Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED11.50141.6177,345.718,891,960.87
South Central Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.92188.9670,866.169,862,815.94
Windom, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.8276.612518,307.631,797,165.85

Mountain Lake, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Mountain Lake, which is 8.38% below the average Minnesota price of 14.87 cents and 15.48% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 10,256.06 megawatt hours, Mountain Lake Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Mountain Lake average is 28.19% lower at $99.11 per month.

Mountain Lake citizens average 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 552nd highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 7,880,645.4 kilograms, which is the 259th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Mountain Lake have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mountain Lake

Mountain Lake residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.098/kWh$228.99/mo.$62.78/mo.
277th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mountain Lake
241st$99.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mountain Lake, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mountain Lake ElectricBUNDLED13.6198.187,019.18955,243.18
South Central Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.92188.9670,866.169,862,815.94

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Westbrook, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 17.14 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Westbrook, which is 15.24% above the average Minnesota price of 14.87 cents and 6.31% more than the US average of 16.12. With an estimated 70 total residential customers, Westbrook Electric is the largest supplier in the city. Westbrook has the 381st largest population in Minnesota, with 870 residents living within its borders.

Westbrook citizens average 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 151st highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 3,512,377.81 kilograms, which is the 378th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Westbrook have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westbrook

Westbrook residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.121/kWh$228.99/mo.$110.64/mo.
885th17.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westbrook
754th$141.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westbrook Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westbrook, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
South Central Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.92188.9670,866.169,862,815.94
Westbrook ElectricBUNDLED17.62133.62103,553.03626,032.82

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Cottonwood County, Minnesota Details

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Net Metering

Cottonwood County has 5 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Minnesota has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Cottonwood County averages out to about 3.46% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.21%, resulting in a rank of 534th best in the US and a state rank of 28th best out of 3230 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Cottonwood County:

  • Bingham Lake, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Jeffers, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Mountain Lake, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 1.02%
    • Mountain Lake Electric: 98.98%
  • Storden, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Westbrook, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 13.43%
    • Westbrook Electric: 86.57%
  • Windom, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 6.16%
    • Windom, Minnesota Electric Utility: 92.59%
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 1.25%

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

FAQ

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

There are 6 electricity suppliers operating in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

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

By total revenue, South Central Electric Association is the largest electricity company in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in Cottonwood County, Minnesota?

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-06