Itasca County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Itasca County's ability to provide 14,789 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric energy sources, has given rise to its ranking of 447th highest hydroelectric energy producing county out of 3220 counties in the US.

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Itasca County had a 30.75% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

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Itasca County ranks 151st out of 3220 counties in the US for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 8,977,070.02 of the county’s 8,991,859.02 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

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Electricity generation from the burning of coal as a fuel source totals 8,920,360.78 megawatt hours, giving Itasca County the 52nd position in the countrywide rankings.

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Itasca County uses only 5.73% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the surplus 94.27%.

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Itasca County is the 1092nd largest county by population in the country, with 45,130 citizens calling the county home.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    515,445 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,991,859 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    14,789 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,977,070 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    199.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    535,586,857 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,867.65 kg

Grand Rapids, MN Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Grand Rapids is roughly 10.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.82% lower than the average state rate of 13.40 cents. The city produces about 4.36 megawatt hours per citizen a year from electricity generating plants within its city limits, which ranks them as the 53rd highest generating city out of 903 cities in the state. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the country, and Grand Rapids is in on the action. They produce 36,244 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas. This amount makes the city as the 14th highest city out of 903 in the state for natural gas production.

For every person in the city there are 3,421.35 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 853rd worst in Minnesota out of 903 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 38,199,427.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city has the 59th most power plant of any city in Minnesota, with one total plant. This is the 147th most power plants per capita in the state. Grand Rapids has roughly 74.40% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.070/kWh$110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
34th10.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grand Rapids
43rd$75.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grand Rapids Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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Grand Rapids Public UtilitiesBUNDLED11.3673.67No DataIcon representing missing value.47,180.375,359,721
Keewatin Public UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4081.34No DataIcon representing missing value.5,502.13571,966.91
Lake Country PowerBUNDLED14.95133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.491,20573,449,000
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED12.1285.6848,7141,053,713127,690,063
Nashwauk Public UtilitiesBUNDLED7.5058.41No DataIcon representing missing value.4,290.9321,743.53

Cohasset, MN Electric Overview

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Cohasset has an average residential electricity rate of 10.86 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 18.93% lower than the state's average rate of 13.40 cents, resulting in the city ranking 78th out of 903 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. There are around 3,268.73 megawatt hours of electricity produced per capita in Cohasset from the burning of natural gas. Production from non-renewable fuels makes up 3,276.23 megawatt hours per capita in the city.

On average, Cohasset residents emit 11,924.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 3rd worst polluting city out of 903 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity use is 32,541,957.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 119th highest in the state. The main fuel type utilized in Cohasset is Coal, making up 99.77% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There is one power generation plant in Cohasset, which is the 59th most power plants in a city in Minnesota and is the 86th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cohasset

Cohasset residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.070/kWh$110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
78th10.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cohasset
86th$83.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cohasset Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cohasset, Minnesota

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Grand Rapids Public UtilitiesBUNDLED11.3673.67No DataIcon representing missing value.47,180.375,359,721
Keewatin Public UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4081.34No DataIcon representing missing value.5,502.13571,966.91
Lake Country PowerBUNDLED14.95133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.491,20573,449,000
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED12.1285.683,909,458.291,053,713127,690,063
Nashwauk Public UtilitiesBUNDLED7.5058.41No DataIcon representing missing value.4,290.9321,743.53

Coleraine, MN Electric Overview

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Coleraine's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.67 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 13.40 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $80.54. This is 22.87% less than the state average of $104.42. Minnesota Power sells 25,297.11 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

On average, Coleraine residents emit 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 152nd highest polluting city out of 903 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 7,161,573.4 kilograms, the city ranks 278th worst in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Coleraine

Coleraine residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.070/kWh$110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
59th10.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Coleraine
73rd$80.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Coleraine Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Coleraine, Minnesota

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Grand Rapids Public UtilitiesBUNDLED11.3673.67No DataIcon representing missing value.47,180.375,359,721
Keewatin Public UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4081.34No DataIcon representing missing value.5,502.13571,966.91
Lake Country PowerBUNDLED14.95133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.491,20573,449,000
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED12.1285.68No DataIcon representing missing value.1,053,713127,690,063
Nashwauk Public UtilitiesBUNDLED7.5058.41No DataIcon representing missing value.4,290.9321,743.53

Zips with electric coverage in Coleraine, Minnesota include: 55744, 55709, 55722, 55786

Energy Production in Itasca County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Itasca County, Minnesota

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Cohasset MN Coal 4,470,413.014,667,357,003.921,044.05YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Rapids Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Grand Rapids MN Natural Gas 48,7148,521,595.18174.93No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Itasca County MN Conventional Hydroelectric 2,319No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Itasca County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Itasca County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 99.20% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Natural Gas (0.63%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (0.16%). Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 535,586,857.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 10th most of any county in the state. This total results in 11,867.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the county 298th worst in the US for pollution per capita. Itasca County has 3 electricity producing plants, which is 48th most in the state.

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99.20%
NATURAL GAS
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0.63%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
0.16%

Itasca County, Minnesota Net Metering

Itasca County has 6 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Minnesota have great net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Itasca County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.48% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Itasca County a rank of 1605th best in the US out of 3220.

Providers In Each City in Itasca County:

  • Bigfork, Minnesota:
    • North Itasca Electric Cooperative: 2.75%
    • Minnesota Power: 22.65%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 24.87%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 24.87%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 24.87%
  • Bovey, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 25.00%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Calumet, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 25.00%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Cohasset, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 5.05%
    • Lake Country Power: 19.11%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.28%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.28%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.28%
  • Coleraine, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 11.24%
    • Lake Country Power: 12.48%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.43%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.43%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.43%
  • Deer River, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 19.18%
    • Lake Country Power: 5.82%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Effie, Minnesota:
    • North Itasca Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Grand Rapids, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 5.09%
    • Lake Country Power: 6.51%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 29.47%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 29.47%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 29.47%
  • Keewatin, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 8.04%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 30.65%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 30.65%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 30.65%
  • La Prairie, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 3.64%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 32.12%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 32.12%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 32.12%
  • Marble, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 25.00%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Nashwauk, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 14.27%
    • Lake Country Power: 0.44%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 28.43%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 28.43%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 28.43%
  • Squaw Lake, Minnesota:
    • North Itasca Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Taconite, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 10.01%
    • Lake Country Power: 14.99%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Warba, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 25.00%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%
  • Zemple, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 16.54%
    • Lake Country Power: 8.46%
    • Keewatin Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Grand Rapids Public Utilities: 25.00%
    • Nashwauk Public Utilities: 25.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Itasca County, Minnesota?

By total customer count, Lake Country Power is the largest electricity supplier in Itasca County, Minnesota.

Which electricity companies offer service in Itasca County, Minnesota?

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1Lake Country Power7,533
2Grand Rapids Public Utilities7,500
3Minnesota Power6,921
4North Itasca Electric Cooperative4,083
5Keewatin Public Utilities599
6Nashwauk Public Utilities545

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

Itasca County, Minnesota is home to 6 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

There are 3 electricity plants located in Itasca County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16