Lyon County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lyon County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Lyon County has emissions of 1,053.12 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the nationwide average of 4,483.41.

Residents in Lyon County pay $191.9 per month for residential electricity, compared to the US average bill of $123.86.

Lyon County is the 23rd highest producer of electricity out of 87 counties in Minnesota, producing 224,274 megawatt hours.

Lyon County generates 203,265 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 115th in the US out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours produced by solar power.

Lyon County ranks 1st out of 87 counties in Minnesota for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 8.04 megawatt hours produced per person a year.

Lyon County averages 0.83 megawatt hours produced from wind turbines per person, which is 19th highest county in the state out of 87 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    295,164 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    224,274 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    224,157 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    117 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.88 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    26,611,243 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,053.12 kg

Marshall, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Marshall home are paying a residential electricity rate of 9.41 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 30.39% lower than Minnesota's average rate of 13.52 cents, which ranks the city 8th best for average electricity price out of 915 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 486,450.22 megawatt hours a year, Marshall Municipal Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Marshall electricity customers consume 136057.26% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage.

Emissions in Marshall average 4,367.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 37th highest polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 59,522,575.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 79th highest for total pollution in Minnesota. The city has one electricity plant. In Marshall, Distillate Fuel Oil is 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marshall

Marshall residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.097/kWh$0.090/kWh$89.30/mo.$84.70/mo.
8th9.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marshall
39th$85.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marshall Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marshall, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Marshall Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED9.4185.0511761,8485,822,600

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Minneota, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Minneota home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 13.06% lower than Minnesota's average rate of 13.52 cents, which ranks the city 96th best for average electricity price out of 915 cities in the state. Otter Tail Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Emissions in Minneota average 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 614th highest polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,955,277.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 303rd highest for total pollution in Minnesota. The residents of Minneota must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Minneota

Minneota residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
96th11.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Minneota
483rd$109.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Minneota Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Minneota, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Cottonwood, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Cottonwood home are paying a residential electricity rate of 14.12 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 4.40% higher than Minnesota's average rate of 13.52 cents, which ranks the city 593rd best for average electricity price out of 915 cities in the state. Northern States Power Company has an estimated 295 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $95.37. This is 23.01% below the nationwide average of $123.86.

Emissions in Cottonwood average 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 50th highest polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,009,233.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 331st highest for total pollution in Minnesota. The residents of Cottonwood must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cottonwood

Cottonwood residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
593rd14.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cottonwood
328th$95.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cottonwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cottonwood, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Coop Light and PowerBUNDLED10.94230.68125,16213,688,300
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Electricity Production in Lyon County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Lyon County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marshall Solar Energy ProjectNextEra Energy (200.00%)
Lyon County MN Solar 98,051
Antares Community SolarAntares Community Solar (100.00%)
Tracy MN Solar 5,125
Marshall Wind 3 LLCMarshall Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County MN Wind 4,643
Marshall Wind 2 LLCMarshall Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County MN Wind 4,643
Marshall Wind 4 LLCMarshall Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County MN Wind 4,643
Marshall Wind 5 LLCMarshall Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County MN Wind 2,321
Marshall Wind 6 LLCMarshall Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County MN Wind 2,321
Marshall Wind 1 LLCMarshall Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County MN Wind 2,321
Aquarius Community SolarGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Tracy MN Solar 2,038
Marshall MN Distillate Fuel Oil 117152,981.391,307.53

Lyon County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Lyon County averages 1,053.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 2771st highest in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 26,611,242.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 2528th highest for total emissions in the US. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Solar, which accounts for 203,265 megawatt hours (or 90.63%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Wind (9.32%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.05%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county electricity production. Lyon County has 10 electricity producing plants, which is 185th most in the country.

SOLAR
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90.63%
WIND
Wind
9.32%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Lyon County, Minnesota Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Lyon County include Marshall Municipal Utilities, Northern States Power Company, and Otter Tail Power Company Minnesota has some of the best regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 2.43%. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Lyon County receiving a rank of 245th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lyon County:

  • Balaton, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Cottonwood, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Coop Light and Power: 1.76%
    • Northern States Power Company: 98.24%
  • Florence, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Garvin, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Ghent, Minnesota:
    • Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative: 25.89%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 74.11%
  • Lynd, Minnesota:
    • Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Marshall, Minnesota:
    • Marshall Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Minneota, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Russell, Minnesota:
    • Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Taunton, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 93.95%
    • Minnesota Valley Coop Light and Power: 6.05%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Lyon County, Minnesota?

There are 10 active electricity plants located in Lyon County, Minnesota

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

There are 6 electricity providers operating in Lyon County, Minnesota.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Lyon County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity supplier in Lyon County, Minnesota by total revenue is Marshall Municipal Utilities.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lyon County, Minnesota?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-21