Douglas County, MN: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Douglas County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Douglas County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Douglas County enjoy an average rate that is 19.23% below that at 12.98 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 3.68% rise in CO2 emissions per capita within the preceding year in Douglas County.

Residents of Douglas County use enough electricity to release 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the US average of 4,123.17.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Douglas County is Alexandria Utilities.

Douglas County comes in as the 1390th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the country, releasing 157,741,568.06 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Douglas County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity bill of $147.48, which is 6.93% higher than the national average bill of $137.93.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    448,616 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    157,741,568 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,071.59 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Alexandria

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Alexandria Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

10.87¢ per kWh

  • 1.91% higher than last month
  • 6.37% higher than March last year
  • 26.03% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 34.99% lower than the US average
  • 155th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 18 since March last year
  • 2,289th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 209 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 27 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.03¢ per kWh

  • 0.49% higher than last month
  • 3.27% higher than March last year
  • 25.64% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 31.37% lower than the US average
  • 25th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 2,051st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 33 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 251 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$82.74 per month

  • 1.54% lower than last month
  • 6.76% lower than March last year
  • 21.8% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 31.37% lower than the US average
  • 41st in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since March last year
  • 2,337th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 783 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$86.69 per month

  • 0.57% lower than last month
  • 0.27% higher than March last year
  • 21.53% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 36.2% lower than the US average
  • 35th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since March last year
  • 1,443rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 666 since March last year

Alexandria, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.03 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Alexandria, which is 25.64% below the average Minnesota price of 14.83 cents and 31.37% less than the US average of 16.07 cents. Selling an estimated 127,703.16 megawatt hours, Alexandria Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Alexandria average is 37.15% lower at $86.69 per month.

Alexandria citizens average 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 31st highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 57,124,417.94 kilograms, which is the 78th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Alexandria 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 Alexandria

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.095/kWh$111.20/mo.$69.47/mo.
25th11.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alexandria
35th$86.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alexandria Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alexandria, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alexandria UtilitiesBUNDLED10.9283.073172,544.367,919,176.68
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.0095.41520,679.6557,298,801
Runestone Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.34157.55184,037.324,553,442.98

Osakis, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.69 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Osakis, which is 12.53% above the average Minnesota price of 14.83 cents and 3.86% more than the US average of 16.07. Selling an estimated 12,332.5 megawatt hours, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Osakis average is 25.91% lower at $102.19 per month.

Osakis citizens average 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 285th highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 6,823,986.06 kilograms, which is the 282nd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Osakis 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 Osakis

Osakis residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.121/kWh$143.27/mo.$66.47/mo.
882nd16.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Osakis
469th$102.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Osakis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Osakis, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095

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Evansville, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.17 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Evansville, which is 24.71% below the average Minnesota price of 14.83 cents and 30.51% less than the US average of 16.07 cents. With an estimated 52 total residential customers, Otter Tail Power Company is the largest supplier in the city. Evansville has the 453rd largest population in Minnesota, with 633 residents living within its borders.

Evansville citizens average 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 285th highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 2,577,316.93 kilograms, which is the 450th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Evansville 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 Evansville

Evansville residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.085/kWh$153.11/mo.$69.30/mo.
138th11.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Evansville
236th$98.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Evansville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Evansville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.0095.41520,679.6557,298,801
Runestone Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.34157.55184,037.324,553,442.98

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Douglas County, Minnesota Details

Douglas County, Minnesota Net Metering

Douglas County has 4 out of 4 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

There are 4 electricity providers in Douglas County that report energy loss, including Alexandria Utilities, Runestone Electric Association, and Otter Tail Power Company. Together, these 4 companies average an annual energy loss of 4.59% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 3.21%, resulting in a rank of 1451st best in the nation and a state rank of 63rd best out of 3230 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Douglas County:

  • Alexandria, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 4.04%
    • Alexandria Utilities: 91.76%
    • Runestone Electric Association: 4.20%
  • Brandon, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Carlos, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Evansville, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 95.28%
    • Runestone Electric Association: 4.72%
  • Farwell, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Forada, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Garfield, Minnesota:
    • Runestone Electric Association: 2.10%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 97.90%
  • Kensington, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Millerville, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Miltona, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Nelson, Minnesota:
    • Alexandria Utilities: 100.00%
  • Osakis, 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 electric companies offer service in Douglas County, Minnesota?

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Douglas County, Minnesota.

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

By total revenue, Alexandria Utilities is the largest electricity company in Douglas County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in Douglas County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Alexandria Utilities9,636
2Runestone Electric Association5,784
3Otter Tail Power Company4,933
4Lake Region Electric Cooperative69

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-06-23