Lake County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Lake County, Minnesota Overview

Over 100.00% of Lake County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel types, putting Lake County at 48th in the state for total renewable electricity generation.

Lake County residents pay an average residential electricity expense of $127.52, which is 4.36% higher than the US average bill of $122.19.

Lake County is the 2423rd most populated county in the United States, with 10,905 citizens residing in the county.

Lake County ranks 439th county out of 3221 counties in the nation in hydroelectric power production, generating 16,259 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric facilities.

Throughout the previous year, Lake County saw a 18.91% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

The county is ranked as the 1682nd largest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3221 counties for electricity production, generating 16,259 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    125,949  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.55  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    16,259  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    16,259  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.49  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    40,155,225  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,682.28  kg

Two Harbors, MN Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Two Harbors is about 17.61 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 31.24% above Minnesota's average rate of 13.42 cents, ranking the city at 908th best average for electricity rate out of 915 cities in the state. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Two Harbors average is 35.78% lower at $78.47 per month. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Two Harbors, Minnesota Electric Utility.

Emissions in Two Harbors average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 56th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,228.09 kilograms per person and 3,633 people in the city, the city emits 15,360,638.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 184th worst rank in the state for total emissions. All of the 41,960.04 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in Two Harbors must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power facilities in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Two Harbors

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.176/kWh$0.162/kWh $79.81/mo.$78.47/mo.
908th 17.61¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Two Harbors
16th $78.47 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Two Harbors Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Two Harbors, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Two Harbors, Minnesota Electric Utility BUNDLED 17.61 78.47 8,893.91 1,565,994.85

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Silver Bay, MN Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Silver Bay is about 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 4.22% below Minnesota's average rate of 13.42 cents, ranking the city at 357th best for average electricity rate out of 915 cities in the state. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Silver Bay average is 25.17% lower at $91.43 per month. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Minnesota Power.

Emissions in Silver Bay average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 677th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,228.09 kilograms per person and 1,857 people in the city, the city emits 7,851,556.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 265th worst rank in the state for total emissions. There is one electricity generation plant in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Silver Bay

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.141/kWh$0.070/kWh $110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
357th 12.85¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Silver Bay
293rd $91.43 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Silver Bay Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Silver Bay, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Cooperative Light & Power BUNDLED 14.32 121.35 57,955.23 8,300,038.78
Minnesota Power BUNDLED 12.73 89.03 1,046,336 133,220,987

Finland CDP, MN Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Finland CDP is about 14.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 6.74% above Minnesota's average rate of 13.42 cents, ranking the city at 803rd best average for electricity rate out of 915 cities in the state. Finland CDP has the 673rd largest population in the state, with 215 residents . Cooperative Light & Power is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Finland CDP average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 56th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,228.09 kilograms per person and 215 people in the city, the city emits 909,038.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 662nd worst rank in the state for total emissions. All of the 2,483.18 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in Finland CDP must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power facilities in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Finland CDP

Finland CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.143/kWh$0.135/kWh $121.35/mo.$114.92/mo.
803rd 14.32¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Finland CDP
674th $121.35 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Finland CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Finland CDP, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Cooperative Light & Power BUNDLED 14.32 121.35 57,955.23 8,300,038.78

Energy Production in Lake County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Lake County, Minnesota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Lake County MN Conventional Hydroelectric 16,259

Lake County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Lake County average 3,682.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 2157th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. At 3,682.28 kilograms per person and 10,905 residents in the county, the county emits 40,155,225.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There is one electricity plant in the county. Lake County's main fuel consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 16,259 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel source.

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Lake County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Lake County providing electricity. Of those 5, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has highly favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lake County averages out to about 4.48% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Lake County receiving a rank of 1680th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lake County:

  • Beaver Bay, Minnesota:
    • Cooperative Light & Power: 100.00%
  • Silver Bay, Minnesota:
    • Cooperative Light & Power: 7.41%
    • Minnesota Power: 92.59%
  • Two Harbors, Minnesota:
    • Two Harbors, Minnesota Electric Utility: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lake County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity supplier in Lake County, Minnesota by total revenue is Minnesota Power.

What electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Minnesota?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Cooperative Light & Power 4,661
2 Lake Country Power 3,229
3 Minnesota Power 3,187
4 Two Harbors, Minnesota Electric Utility 1,881
5 Arrowhead Electric Cooperative 773

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

Lake County, Minnesota is home to 5 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Lake County, Minnesota?

There is one active electricity plant in Lake County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-14