Lake County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Lake County ranks 12th county out of 87 counties in the state in hydroelectric power generation, producing 16,259 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric plants.

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The average monthly residential electricity bill in Lake County totals $127.52. In contrast, the state average bill is $104.42

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Lake County generates 13.38% of their needed electricity and must purchase the additional 86.62% from other counties.

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The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.45 cents, while residents of Lake County pay an average rate of 8.95% more than the national average at 14.65 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Emitting 39,646,452.19 kilograms of CO2 gases, Lake County has the 2384th worst pollution level from electricity use of any county in the United States and 56th worst in Minnesota.

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On average, Lake County residents are responsible for 3,725.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, while the Minnesota average emissions per person is 4,328.72.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    121,534 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    16,259 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    16,259 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    39,646,452 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,725.82 kg

Two Harbors, MN Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Two Harbors is approximately 17.61 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Minnesota and United States average prices of 13.40 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $78.47 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Patrons in Two Harbors enjoy a 24.85% discount compared to other citizens in the US. Two Harbors, Minnesota Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Two Harbors accounts for 15,093,069.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 184th highest in Minnesota out of 903 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 152nd worst in Minnesota in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,301.25 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the 40,077.45 megawatt hours used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.162/kWh$79.81/mo.$78.47/mo.
901st17.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Two Harbors
54th$78.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Two Harbors Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Two Harbors, Minnesota

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Two Harbors, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.6178.47No DataIcon representing missing value.8,893.911,565,994.85

Silver Bay, MN Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Silver Bay home purchase electricity for, on average, 12.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.36% less than the average state rate of 13.40 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $88.33 per month, while the state average is $104.42. Patrons in Silver Bay have a 15.41% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 442 residential customers, Minnesota Power is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Silver Bay residents emit 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 152nd worst polluting city out of 903 cities in the state. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of Silver Bay from electricity use is 7,406,744.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 274th highest in the state. There is one power plant in the city, which is the 59th most power plants in a city in the state and translates to the 65th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.070/kWh$110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
378th12.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Silver Bay
157th$88.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Silver Bay Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Silver Bay, Minnesota

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Cooperative Light & PowerBUNDLED14.32121.35No DataIcon representing missing value.57,955.238,300,038.78
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED12.1285.68No DataIcon representing missing value.1,053,713127,690,063

Finland CDP, MN Electric Overview

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Finland CDP has an average residential electricity price of 14.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.86% more than the average Minnesota price of 13.40 cents and 6.48% higher than the national average of 13.45. Finland CDP is the 708th largest city in the state, with a population of 179. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Finland CDP average is 0.92% more at $121.35 per month.

Finland CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 769,922.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.135/kWh$121.35/mo.$114.92/mo.
818th14.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Finland CDP
669th$121.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Finland CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Finland CDP, Minnesota

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Cooperative Light & PowerBUNDLED14.32121.35No DataIcon representing missing value.57,955.238,300,038.78

Energy Production in Lake County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Lake County, Minnesota

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Lake County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 39,646,452.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Lake County ranks 2384th worst in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,725.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 2147th highest county in the US for CO2 emissions per capita. The county is home to one electricity producing plant, which is the 56th highest number of power plants within a county in Minnesota and the 36th highest number of power plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties. Lake County's main fuel used for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They produce 16,259 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel.

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Lake County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Lake County providing electricity. Of those 4, 4 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has great net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Lake County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 4.48% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Lake County having a rank of 1605th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lake County:

  • Beaver Bay, Minnesota:
    • Cooperative Light & Power: 100.00%
  • Silver Bay, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 92.57%
    • Cooperative Light & Power: 7.43%
  • 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

What electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Minnesota?

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1Cooperative Light & Power4,661
2Lake Country Power3,229
3Minnesota Power3,165
4Arrowhead Electric Cooperative773

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

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

How many power plants are within Lake County, Minnesota?

There is one power plant in Lake County, Minnesota

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

Lake County, Minnesota is home to 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16