Grant County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Grant County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Grant County is 1072nd in the US rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 47,453 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

Grant County ranks 315th highest county in the country out of 3221 counties for electricity per capita produced from wind energy. Producing 47,453 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 6,074, this averages out to 7.81 megawatt hours per person each year from wind power.

Grant County is 15th in Minnesota out of 87 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 7.81 megawatt hours per person per year.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Grant County enjoy an average rate that is 13.08% less at 12.16 cents per kilowatt hour.

Grant County is the 79th largest county by population in Minnesota, with 6,074 residents residing within its borders.

Of all of the US counties, Grant County is 411th in megawatt hours generated from wind turbines.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    70,950 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    47,453 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    47,453 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.81 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,769,639 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,443.8 kg

Elbow Lake, MN Electricity Overview

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Elbow Lake's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.08% less than the state's average price of 13.52 cents. This means the city is 59th out of 915 cities in Minnesota for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Elbow Lake, Minnesota Electric Utility. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $130.74. This is 22.43% more than the Minnesota average of $106.79.

Electricity consumption in Elbow Lake results in the release of 5,562,908.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 319th highest in Minnesota out of 915 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 614th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Elbow Lake must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elbow Lake

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.107/kWh$130.74/mo.$126.72/mo.
59th11.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elbow Lake
719th$130.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elbow Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elbow Lake, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Elbow Lake, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.08130.748,043.4891,139.9

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Hoffman, MN Electricity Overview

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Hoffman's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.06% less than the state's average price of 13.52 cents. This means the city is 96th out of 915 cities in Minnesota for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Otter Tail Power Company. With a population of 698 citizens, the city is the 427th most populous city in Minnesota.

Electricity consumption in Hoffman results in the release of 3,043,033.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 421st highest in Minnesota out of 915 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 614th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Hoffman must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hoffman

Hoffman 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 Hoffman
483rd$109.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hoffman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hoffman, Minnesota

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

Ashby, MN Electricity Overview

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Ashby's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.86% less than the state's average price of 13.52 cents. This means the city is 171st out of 915 cities in Minnesota for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Otter Tail Power Company. With a population of 469 citizens, the city is the 521st most populous city in Minnesota.

Electricity consumption in Ashby results in the release of 2,044,674.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 510th highest in Minnesota out of 915 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 614th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Ashby must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ashby

Ashby 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.
171st11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ashby
563rd$110.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ashby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ashby, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lake Region Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.26131.21336,18841,204,000
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Electricity Production in Grant County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Grant County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Grant County Wind LLCGrant County Wind LLC (100.00%)
Grant County MN Wind 47,453

Grant County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Grant County has the 2741st largest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the country, emitting 8,769,639.06 kilograms. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 1,443.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Grant County is the 74th highest polluting county in the state. Approximately 100.00% of Grant County's electricity is produced using Wind. Grant County has one electricity generation plant.

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Grant County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Grant County providing electricity. Of those 5, 4 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Minnesota has some of the best state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Grant County is 4.53%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Otter Tail Power Company, Runestone Electric Association, and Lake Region Electric Cooperative. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 1483rd best in the United States and a state rank of 68th best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Grant County:

  • Ashby, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 94.67%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 5.33%
  • Barrett, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Elbow Lake, Minnesota:
    • Elbow Lake, Minnesota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Herman, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 97.72%
    • Traverse Electric: 2.28%
  • Hoffman, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Norcross, Minnesota:
    • Traverse Electric: 49.34%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.66%
  • Wendell, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail 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 within Grant County, Minnesota?

Grant County, Minnesota is home to one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Grant County, Minnesota by total customer count is Otter Tail Power Company.

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Grant County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in Grant County, Minnesota?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24