Le Sueur County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Le Sueur County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Le Sueur County is the 1509th largest county in the nation.

Le Sueur County has recently seen a rise in electricity generation from solar energy of 4.99% year over year.

At an average residential price of 12.25 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Le Sueur County enjoy a 12.47% discount from the US average price.

As the 13th highest generator of solar energy in Minnesota out of 87, Le Sueur County generates a total of 39,783 megawatt hours from solar.

Le Sueur County generates 2.29 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 35 highest county out of 87 counties for production per capita in Minnesota.

In the last year, Le Sueur County saw a 7.36% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    334,937 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    65,647 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    65,713 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -66 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.29 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    115,163,888 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,016.32 kg

Le Sueur, MN Electricity Overview

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Le Sueur's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 3.38% less than the state's average price of 13.52 cents, ranking the city at 322nd out of 915 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $92.38 per month, while the nationwide average is $123.86. Patrons in the city have a 13.49% discount compared to other citizens of the country. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Le Sueur, Minnesota Electric Utility.

When it comes to electricity generation, Le Sueur's main fuel is Other Biomass Gas, making up 25,930 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 5,364.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 8th worst in Minnesota out of 915 cities for emissions efficiency. At 5,364.05 kilograms per person and 4,213 residents in the city, the city emits 22,598,759.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Le Sueur has one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Le Sueur

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.131/kWh$102.42/mo.$92.38/mo.
322nd13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Le Sueur
68th$92.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Le Sueur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Le Sueur, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Benco Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.88145.8219,97930,536,600
Le Sueur, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.1784.4514,375.851,893,985.27
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.81121.68493,28658,253,000

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Montgomery, MN Electricity Overview

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Montgomery's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 12.68% less than the state's average price of 13.52 cents, ranking the city at 186th out of 915 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Selling an estimated 2,220.15 megawatt hours a year, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Montgomery has no power generation plants. The city is the 200th worst ranked city in the state out of 915 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the city emitting 14,164,491.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 614th highest polluting city in Minnesota when calculating by CO2 pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montgomery

Montgomery residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.116/kWh$124.30/mo.$117.22/mo.
186th11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montgomery
672nd$121.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montgomery Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montgomery, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.81121.68493,28658,253,000

Le Center, MN Electricity Overview

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Le Center's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 12.68% less than the state's average price of 13.52 cents, ranking the city at 186th out of 915 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Selling an estimated 1,484.82 megawatt hours a year, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Le Center has no power generation plants. The city is the 224th worst ranked city in the state out of 915 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the city emitting 10,973,230.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 50th highest polluting city in Minnesota when calculating by CO2 pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Le Center

Le Center residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.116/kWh$124.30/mo.$117.22/mo.
186th11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Le Center
672nd$121.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Le Center Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Le Center, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.81121.68493,28658,253,000

Electricity Production in Le Sueur County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Le Sueur County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hometown Bio Energy LLCHometown Bio Energy LLC (100.00%)
Le Sueur MN Other Biomass Gas 25,93013,909,407.03536.42
LeSun CSG, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 9,024
Lake Emily SolarLake Emily Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 8,603
Waterville CSG Solar Holdings LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 6,816
CF Novel Solar CSG Gardens Eleven, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 4,929
Lyra Community SolarLyra Community Solar (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 4,734
Acturus Community SolarGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 1,883
Paulson Community (CSG)Paulson Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 1,720
Marigold Community Solar Garden, LLCGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 1,452
Novel Peter Solar CSGNovel Peter Solar LLC CSG (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 254
USS Water City Solar LLC CSGUSS Water City Solar LLC (100.00%)
Waterville MN Solar 206
USS Water Town Solar LLC CSGUSS Water Town Solar LLC (100.00%)
Le Sueur County MN Solar 162
New Prague MN Distillate Fuel Oil -66747,366.94-11,323.74

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Le Sueur County has 13 electricity generation plants, which is 13th highest in the state. For every citizen in the county there are 4,016.32 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity use. This ranks them 2049th highest in the country for pollution from electricity consumption per capita. With total emissions of 115,163,888 kilograms, the county ranks 1678th worst in the United States for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
60.60%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
39.50%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.02%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
-0.08%

Le Sueur County, Minnesota Net Metering

Of the 6 electric providers in Le Sueur County, 83.33% of them report that they offer net metering. The state has some of the best net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity companies in Le Sueur County that report energy loss, including Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative, Northern States Power Company, and Benco Electric Cooperative. Together, these 4 companies average an annual energy loss of 3.19% of electricity generated. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Le Sueur County having a rank of 475th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Le Sueur County:

  • Cleveland, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 95.69%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 4.31%
  • Elysian, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 47.68%
    • Northern States Power Company: 52.32%
  • Heidelberg, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Kasota, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 10.54%
    • Kasota, Minnesota Electric Utility: 89.46%
  • Kilkenny, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 80.04%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 19.96%
  • Le Center, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Le Sueur, Minnesota:
    • Le Sueur, Minnesota Electric Utility: 82.68%
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 6.17%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 11.15%
  • Montgomery, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Waterville, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 94.25%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 5.75%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Le Sueur County, Minnesota?

What electricity company is the largest provider in Le Sueur County, Minnesota?

By total customer count, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity company in Le Sueur County, Minnesota.

How many electric companies offer service in Le Sueur County, Minnesota?

There are 6 electricity suppliers offering service in Le Sueur County, Minnesota.

How many power plants are in Le Sueur County, Minnesota?

Le Sueur County, Minnesota has 13 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-21