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Dakota County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Dakota County is the 36 highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 87 counties in Minnesota, with a population of 443,341 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,153,271.91.

Dakota County is the 3rd most populated county in Minnesota.

As the 13th highest county in Minnesota for non-renewable production per capita, Dakota County produces 2.32 megawatt hours per person per year.

The average monthly residential electric cost in Dakota County is 10.05% lower than the Minnesota average monthly residential expense.

Dakota County produces 2,828 megawatts from wind turbines. That is sufficient to rank them 502nd in the United States out of 3230 counties for electricity generation from wind energy .

The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Dakota County enjoy an average rate that is 10.00% less at 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,133,705 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,153,272 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    124,970 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,028,302 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.6 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,891,739,807 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,267.01 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Lakeville

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Lakeville Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

14.49¢ per kWh

  • 0.67% higher than last month
  • 4.64% higher than February last year
  • 1.28% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 11.8% lower than the US average
  • 377th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 78 since February last year
  • 15,355th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,297 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,168 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.11¢ per kWh

  • 0.38% higher than last month
  • 1.37% higher than February last year
  • 2.48% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 14.62% lower than the US average
  • 330th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since February last year
  • 13,583rd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 173 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,346 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$86.53 per month

  • 17.21% lower than last month
  • 1.04% higher than February last year
  • 22.06% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 34.41% lower than the US average
  • 51st in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 197 since February last year
  • 2,467th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 624 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 143 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$100.55 per month

  • 0.07% higher than last month
  • 0.03% higher than February last year
  • 13.15% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 25.91% lower than the US average
  • 252nd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 102 since February last year
  • 3,202nd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 103 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 115 since February last year

Lakeville, MN Electricity Overview

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Lakeville's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 12.20% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.07 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $100.55. This is 27.10% below the nationwide average bill of $137.93. Dakota Electric Association is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Lakeville accounts for 303,541,160.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 10th largest emissions amount in the state out of 915 cities. Averaging 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 152nd worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Lakeville, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakeville

Lakeville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.107/kWh$154.86/mo.$71.30/mo.
330th14.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakeville
252nd$100.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakeville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakeville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dakota Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.5199.05941,951127,229,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095

Zips with electric coverage in Lakeville, Minnesota include: 55044, 55024, 55068

Eagan, MN Electricity Overview

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Eagan's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 10.47% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.07 cents. Electricity generation facilities in the city produce, on average, 0.01 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuel types, which makes it 60th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. Non-renewable fuels are used to produce 438 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of the city's total generation.

The consumption of electricity in Eagan accounts for 275,113,303.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 13th largest emissions amount in the state out of 915 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 50th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. Approximately 100.00% of Eagan's electricity is generated using Distillate Fuel Oil. Eagan has the 7th most power generation plants of any city in Minnesota, with 5 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eagan

Eagan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.111/kWh$152.01/mo.$70.97/mo.
360th14.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eagan
255th$100.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eagan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eagan, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dakota Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.5199.05941,951127,229,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095

Zips with electric coverage in Eagan, Minnesota include: 55122, 55123, 55077, 55121, 55120

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Burnsville, MN Electricity Overview

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Burnsville's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 8.68% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.07 cents. The city is ranked 9th in Minnesota in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 742,949 megawatt hours produced. There is 0.37% more electricity produced than consumed in Burnsville, which results in the ability to export the surplus.

The consumption of electricity in Burnsville accounts for 327,770,698.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 7th largest emissions amount in the state out of 915 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 9th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. Approximately 100.00% of Burnsville's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Burnsville has the 22nd most power generation plants of any city in Minnesota, with 2 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Burnsville

Burnsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.115/kWh$149.21/mo.$71.58/mo.
444th14.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burnsville
276th$102.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Burnsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Burnsville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dakota Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.5199.05941,951127,229,000
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.28139.13454,027.3664,836,533.6
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.16742,9498,938,258.591,492,082,095

Zips with electric coverage in Burnsville, Minnesota include: 55044, 55337, 55306

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Electricity Production in Dakota County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Dakota County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Burnsville MN Natural Gas 742,949328,971,734.7442.79
Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLCFlint Hills Resources Pine Bend, LLC (100.00%)
Rosemount MN Natural Gas 268,498.91144,415,418.28537.86
Hastings City HydroelectricHastings Lock & Dam (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Conventional Hydroelectric 22,612
Inver Grove Heights MN Natural Gas 16,41618,431,636.331,122.7912/2026
SunE Feely 1 CSG, LLCEcoplexus (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 8,352
Felton CSG PV1-5Felton Farms CSG 1, LLC (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 8,276
Rosemount Community SolarBHE Renewables (100.00%)
Rosemount MN Solar 8,234
Equuleus Community Solar GardensBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Rosemount MN Solar 8,163
Randolph CSG PV1-5126 Grove Solar LLC (20.00%)Randolph CSG 1, LLC (80.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 8,140
Empire SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 8,029
Ursa Community SolarBHE Renewables (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 7,812
Farmington Holdco SolarClearway Energy (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 7,643
Northfield Community SolarBHE Renewables (100.00%)
Northfield MN Solar 7,592
Vermillion River_MN_GRE DEA-GMENGIE (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 4,836
Waterford Holdco CSGWaterford Holdco LLC (100.00%)
Northfield MN Solar 3,838
Dakota County MN Solar 3,610
Eolos Wind Energy Research Field StationRegents of the University of Minnesota (100.00%)
Rosemount MN Wind 2,828
Hyacinth Solar, LLCGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Northfield MN Solar 1,904
MSC-Empire01, LLCMSC-Empire01, LLC (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 1,892
Dakota Community Solar One LLC CSGMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Dakota County MN Solar 1,781

Dakota County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 1,891,739,806.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Dakota County ranks 3rd worst out of 87 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 4,267.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 10th highest in the state in this category. Electricity plants in the county primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 89.04% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Solar at 8.63% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 1.96% of generation. Dakota County has 31 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 35th most power plants within a county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
89.04%
SOLAR
Solar
8.63%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.96%
WIND
Wind
0.25%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.12%

Dakota County, Minnesota Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Dakota County offer net metering to their consumers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Minnesota has great regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Dakota County averages out to about 2.89% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.87%, resulting in Dakota County receiving a rank of 335th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Dakota County, Minnesota

Providers In Each City in Dakota County:

  • Apple Valley, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 96.77%
    • Northern States Power Company: 3.23%
  • Burnsville, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 37.38%
    • Dakota Electric Association: 59.46%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 3.16%
  • Coates, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 84.79%
    • Dakota Electric Association: 15.21%
  • Eagan, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 71.10%
    • Northern States Power Company: 28.90%
  • Farmington, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Hampton, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Hastings, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 81.05%
    • Dakota Electric Association: 18.95%
  • Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 35.93%
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.07%
  • Lakeville, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 80.08%
    • Northern States Power Company: 19.92%
  • Lilydale, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Mendota, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Mendota Heights, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Miesville, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 100.00%
  • New Trier, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Randolph, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Rosemount, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 30.27%
    • Northern States Power Company: 69.73%
  • South St. Paul, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Sunfish Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Vermillion, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 92.67%
    • Dakota Electric Association: 7.33%
  • West St. Paul, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Dakota County, Minnesota has 31 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Dakota County, Minnesota by total customer count is Dakota Electric Association.

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

Dakota County, Minnesota has 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Dakota County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dakota Electric Association96,830
2Northern States Power Company54,098

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-05-29