Hennepin County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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During the course of the last 12 months, there has been a 48.91% reduction in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in Hennepin County.

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As the 19th highest producer of solar power in the state, Hennepin County generates 23,265 megawatt hours from solar.

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Residents of Hennepin County pay around 18.47% less than the $120.24 US average monthly residential electricity bill.

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Hennepin County is the 530th highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3220 counties, producing 1,689,254 megawatt hours.

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Hennepin County is ranked as the 27th largest electricity consuming county out of 3220 counties in the nation with 14,457,613.52 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens for their electricity needs.

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Natural gas makes up 81.66% of the electric production in Hennepin County, giving it a ranking of 268th in the United States out of 3220 counties for total natural gas production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    14,457,614 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,689,254 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    212,596 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,476,658 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    5,682,963,880 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,489.47 kg

Minneapolis, MN Electric Overview

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Minneapolis's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 3.09% more than the state's average price of 13.40 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $104.42, while the Minneapolis average is 13.80% less at $90 per month. This is the 177th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Minnesota. The city generates 189,330.69 megawatt hours, which is 11.36% of their total production, from renewable fuel types

Electricity use in Minneapolis results in 2,054,940,808.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the most of any city in the state. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,888.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 14th highest polluting city in Minnesota for CO2 pollution per capita. Power generating plants in the city primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 82.80% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Conventional Hydroelectric and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 6.64% and 5.77% of total electricity production, respectively. Minneapolis has the 6th most power generation plants of any city in Minnesota, with 6 total power plants. This is also the 169th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Minneapolis

Minneapolis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
631st13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Minneapolis
177th$90Average residential monthly electricity bill for Minneapolis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED13.82901,280,3529,224,4181,274,413,918

Zips with electric coverage in Minneapolis, Minnesota include: 55407, 55423, 55414, 55406, 55416, 55408, 55411, 55418, 55421, 55419, 55404 and 14 other zip code(s).

Bloomington, MN Electric Overview

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Bloomington has an average residential electricity rate of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.71% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $90. This is 13.80% lower than the Minnesota average bill of $104.42. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Bloomington emits 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 152nd worst polluting city out of 903 cities in the state. With total emissions of 367,033,862.78 kilograms, the city ranks 5th worst in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 974,605.13 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bloomington

Bloomington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
631st13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bloomington
177th$90Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bloomington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bloomington, Minnesota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED13.8290No DataIcon representing missing value.9,224,4181,274,413,918

Zips with electric coverage in Bloomington, Minnesota include: 55420, 55431, 55437, 55438, 55435, 55425, 55439

Brooklyn Park, MN Electric Overview

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Brooklyn Park has an average residential electricity rate of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.71% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $90. This is 13.80% lower than the Minnesota average bill of $104.42. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Brooklyn Park is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 344,392,107.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 152nd worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
631st13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brooklyn Park
177th$90Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brooklyn Park Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED13.8290No DataIcon representing missing value.9,224,4181,274,413,918

Zips with electric coverage in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota include: 55443, 55428, 55429, 55430, 55444, 55445

Energy Production in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Hennepin County, Minnesota

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Minneapolis MN Natural Gas 1,213,493470,815,620.1387.98No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Covanta Hennepin EnergyHennepin County Department of Environmental Services (100.00%)
Minneapolis MN Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 176,343311,222,613.91,764.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Univ Minnesota CHP PlantVeolia Energy (100.00%)
Minneapolis MN Natural Gas 164,68490,494,442.38549.5No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Minneapolis MN Conventional Hydroelectric 66,859No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Minneapolis MN Conventional Hydroelectric 43,769No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
B.R. Corcoran CSGMinnesota Solar CSG 19, LLC (100.00%)
Medina MN Solar 8,767No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Corcoran MN Solar 6,851No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lyra Community SolarLyra Community Solar (100.00%)
Rogers MN Solar 4,688No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
St. Paul Intl Airport Red & Blue ParkingMetropolitan Airports Commission (100.00%)
Hennepin County MN Solar 2,959No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Southeast Steam PlantVeolia Energy (100.00%)
Minneapolis MN Natural Gas 8411,898,815.492,257.81No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hennepin County's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 1,379,401.68 megawatt hours (or 81.66%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Conventional Hydroelectric and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up the next highest amounts at 6.55% (110,628 megawatt hours) and 5.69% (96,192.01 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 10 power generation plants in the county, which is the 23rd most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 71st highest number of plants per resident in the state. Hennepin County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 5,682,963,880.3 kilograms, which is the 33rd most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 1813th worst in the nation for emissions per person.

NATURAL GAS
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81.66%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
6.55%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
5.69%
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Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
4.66%
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Solar
1.38%
OTHER
Other
0.06%

Hennepin County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Hennepin County offering electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, Minnesota has some of the best net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 2.18%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hennepin County a rank of 252nd best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Hennepin County:

  • Bloomington, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Brooklyn Center, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Brooklyn Park, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Champlin, Minnesota:
    • Connexus Energy: 11.14%
    • Anoka Municipal Utility: 24.07%
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.79%
  • Corcoran, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 72.70%
    • Northern States Power Company: 27.30%
  • Crystal, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Dayton, Minnesota:
    • Anoka Municipal Utility: 3.55%
    • Connexus Energy: 55.17%
    • Elk River Utilities: 1.33%
    • Northern States Power Company: 39.95%
  • Deephaven, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Eden Prairie, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 82.90%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 17.10%
  • Edina, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Excelsior, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Golden Valley, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Greenfield, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 26.78%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 73.22%
  • Greenwood, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Hopkins, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Independence, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 75.44%
    • Northern States Power Company: 24.56%
  • Long Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Loretto, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Maple Grove, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 37.27%
    • Northern States Power Company: 60.50%
    • Connexus Energy: 2.23%
  • Maple Plain, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 96.72%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 3.28%
  • Medicine Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Medina, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 24.59%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 75.41%
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Minnetonka, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Minnetrista, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 65.54%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 34.46%
  • Mound, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • New Hope, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Orono, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 88.49%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 11.51%
  • Osseo, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Plymouth, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 81.99%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 18.01%
  • Richfield, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Robbinsdale, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Rogers, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 13.32%
    • Northern States Power Company: 86.68%
  • Shorewood, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Spring Park, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • St. Anthony (Hennepin and Ramsey Counties), Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • St. Bonifacius, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • St. Louis Park, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Tonka Bay, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Wayzata, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Woodland, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Hennepin County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.County CustomersArrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.
1Northern States Power Company137,539
2Wright-Hennepin Electric10,233
3Connexus Energy2,221

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

Hennepin County, Minnesota is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

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

The largest electricity provider in Hennepin County, Minnesota by total customer count is Northern States Power Company.

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

There are 10 power plants located in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16