Electric Rates & Providers in Koochiching County, MN

Koochiching County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Koochiching County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

With a state average residential electric bill of $110.88, Koochiching County citizens, on average, pay about 31.14% more than other citizens per month for electricity.

Koochiching County is the 73rd worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per person.

Koochiching County is the 418th highest producing county in the nation out of 3230 counties when considering megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel sources.

Koochiching County ranks 9th out of 87 counties in the state for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 69,240.07 of the county's 366,278.01 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Koochiching County has experienced a 13.09% increase in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production within the last 12 months.

Koochiching County uses non-renewable sources to generate 5.67 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 428th highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    141,025 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.56 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    366,278 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    297,038 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    69,240 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    30.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    43,406,233 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,557.01 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in International Falls

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International Falls Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.51¢ per kWh

  • 2.63% higher than last month
  • 9.15% higher than April last year
  • 2.82% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 8.32% lower than the US average
  • 459th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since April last year
  • 17,339th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 666 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,266 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.73¢ per kWh

  • 0.74% higher than last month
  • 0.96% higher than April last year
  • 0.96% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 8.63% lower than the US average
  • 439th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since April last year
  • 16,187th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 141 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 306 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$90.01 per month

  • 14.05% lower than last month
  • 1.01% lower than April last year
  • 5.01% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 20.16% lower than the US average
  • 548th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since April last year
  • 6,392nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,568 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,569 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$96.19 per month

  • 0.08% lower than last month
  • 2.16% lower than April last year
  • 12.7% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 29.31% lower than the US average
  • 203rd in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 73 since April last year
  • 2,846th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 654 since April last year

International Falls, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in International Falls, which ranks the city 439th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. Electricity generation facilities in the city have achieved a 13.09% increase the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable fuels. With 81.10% of its electricity production coming from renewable fuel types, the city ranks 10th in Minnesota out of 915 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types.

Electricity use in International Falls results in the release of 20,840,540.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 147th largest amount in the state out of 915 cities. This total results in 3,557.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 905th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. Electricity plants in the city primarily use Black Liquour, which makes up 56.24% of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. When taken together with Natural Gas (18.90%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (12.24%), the three fuel types account for 87.38% of the production in the city. International Falls is home to 2 power plants, which is the 3rd most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in International Falls

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.070/kWh$136.25/mo.$46.58/mo.
439th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of International Falls
203rd$96.19Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.7596.17982,905.72144,967,189

Littlefork, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.58 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Littlefork, which is 4.75% higher than Minnesota's average price of 14.87 cents and 3.37% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. With a population of 682 citizens, the city is the 430th most populated city in Minnesota. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $148.14 per month.

Emitting 2,753,381.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Littlefork ranks 427th highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,037.22 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 September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.133/kWh$188.21/mo.$114.80/mo.
523rd15.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Littlefork
800th$148.14Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED15.56148.1365,163.1710,141,679.74

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Ranier, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Ranier, which ranks the city 439th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. With a population of 661 citizens, the city is the 439th most populated city in Minnesota. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $96.19 per month, while the national average is $138.02.

Emitting 2,668,599.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Ranier ranks 436th highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,037.22 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 June and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.070/kWh$136.25/mo.$46.58/mo.
439th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ranier
203rd$96.19Average 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 PowerBUNDLED14.7596.17982,905.72144,967,189

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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 324,519.01112,737,023.98347.4
International Falls PowerBoise White Paper LLC (100.00%)
International Falls MN Conventional Hydroelectric 41,759

Koochiching County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Koochiching County results in the release of 43,406,233.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 61st highest amount in the state out of 87 counties. This total equates to 3,557.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2318th worst in the United States for emissions per capita. Around 56.24% of electricity in Koochiching County comes from production using Black Liquour. Adding Black Liquour totals to Natural Gas (18.90%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (12.24%), these three fuel types make up 87.38% of the county electricity generation. Koochiching County has 2 power generation plants, which is 331st most in the nation.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
56.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
18.90%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
12.24%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.40%
SLUDGE WASTE
Sludge Waste
1.22%

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 4.81% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.87%, meaning Koochiching County ranks 1616th 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 Cooperative3,399
2North Itasca Electric Cooperative1,244
3Lake Country Power1,097
4Beltrami Electric Cooperative1,034

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-06