Koochiching County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Koochiching County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

With a state average residential electric bill of $106.79, Koochiching County citizens, on average, pay about 33.01% more than other citizens per month for electricity.

Koochiching County is the 62nd worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per person.

The burning of natural gas in Koochiching County yields a total of 65,064.97 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 12th in Minnesota out of 87 counties.

The largest electricity company in Koochiching County by customer count is North Star Electric Cooperative.

Koochiching County had a 6.64% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the previous year.

Koochiching County is home to 12,062 citizens and its power generation facilities generate 358,572 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 29.73 megawatt hours per capita per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    140,895 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    358,572 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    293,507 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    65,065 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    29.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    43,858,394 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,636.08 kg

International Falls, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.14 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in International Falls, which ranks the city 336th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. Electricity generation facilities in the city have achieved a 3.20% increase the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable fuels. With 81.85% of its electricity production coming from renewable fuel types, the city ranks 62nd in Minnesota out of 915 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types.

Electricity use in International Falls results in the release of 21,096,534.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 155th largest amount in the state out of 915 cities. This total results in 3,636.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 885th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. Electricity plants in the city primarily use Black Liquour, which makes up 58.34% of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. When taken together with Natural Gas (18.15%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (11.71%), the three fuel types account for 88.19% of the production in the city. International Falls is home to 2 power plants, which is the 16th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in International Falls

International Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.070/kWh$127.20/mo.$46.58/mo.
336th13.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of International Falls
247th$93.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for International Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in International Falls, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED13.1493.551,067,528140,282,001

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Ranier, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.14 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Ranier, which ranks the city 336th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. With a population of 569 citizens, the city is the 470th most populated city in Minnesota. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $93.55 per month, while the national average is $123.86.

Emitting 2,480,638.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Ranier ranks 463rd highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ranier

Ranier residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.070/kWh$127.20/mo.$46.58/mo.
336th13.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ranier
247th$93.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ranier Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ranier, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED13.1493.551,067,528140,282,001

Littlefork, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.87 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Littlefork, which ranks the city 837th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. With a population of 553 citizens, the city is the 482nd most populated city in Minnesota. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $145.22 per month.

Emitting 2,410,884.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Littlefork ranks 475th highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Littlefork

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.145/kWh$150.54/mo.$145.22/mo.
837th14.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Littlefork
801st$145.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Littlefork Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Littlefork, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
North Star Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.87145.2270,282.3510,450,664.44

Electricity Production in Koochiching County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Koochiching County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Boise Cascade International FallsBoise White Paper LLC (100.00%)
International Falls MN Black Liquour 319,086111,618,022.1349.81
International Falls PowerBoise White Paper LLC (100.00%)
International Falls MN Conventional Hydroelectric 39,486

Koochiching County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Koochiching County results in the release of 43,858,394.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 54th highest amount in the state out of 87 counties. This total equates to 3,636.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2175th worst in the United States for emissions per capita. Around 58.34% of electricity in Koochiching County comes from production using Black Liquour. Adding Black Liquour totals to Natural Gas (18.15%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (11.71%), these three fuel types make up 88.19% of the county electricity generation. Koochiching County has 2 power generation plants, which is 979th most in the nation.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
58.34%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
18.15%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
11.71%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.01%
SLUDGE WASTE
Sludge Waste
0.80%

Koochiching County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Koochiching County providing electricity. Of those 4, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Minnesota have favorable net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Koochiching County is about 5.26% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Koochiching County ranks 2080th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Koochiching County:

  • Big Falls, Minnesota:
    • North Star Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • International Falls, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Littlefork, Minnesota:
    • North Star Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Mizpah, Minnesota:
    • North Itasca Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Northome, Minnesota:
    • North Itasca Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Ranier, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%

* 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 Koochiching County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity provider in Koochiching County, Minnesota by total customer count is North Star Electric Cooperative.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Koochiching County, Minnesota.

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Koochiching County, Minnesota

Which electricity companies offer service in Koochiching County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1North Star Electric Cooperative3,592
2North Itasca Electric Cooperative1,327
3Lake Country Power1,166
4Beltrami Electric Cooperative1,093

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-18