Martin County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Martin County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Martin County had a 16.38% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

With 20,025 residents living within the county and 547,570 megawatt hours produced a year, Martin County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 27.34 megawatt hours. This is the 620th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

There was a 104.88% rise in CO2 emissions per capita within the last year in Martin County.

Martin County uses non-renewable fuel types to generate 8.82 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 5th highest county in Minnesota for non-renewable production per capita.

Residents in Martin County deal with an average of 1.17 outages lasting 113.72 minutes per year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

Martin County's 92.58% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation during the last 12 months is a disappointing trend.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    233,910 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    547,570 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    370,852 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    176,718 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    27.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    38,514,889 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,923.34 kg

Fairmont, MN Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Fairmont home pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.35% below the average Minnesota rate of 13.52 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $80.36. This is 35.12% less than the nationwide average of $123.86. Electricity generation facilities in Fairmont have, sadly, permitted a 5.92% rise in the amount of fossil fuels used last year.

Coming in at as the 95th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in Minnesota, Fairmont releases 49,136,999.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More importantly, the city averages 4,685.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. Roughly 98.11% of Fairmont's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Fairmont has one power producing plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairmont

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.111/kWh$85.75/mo.$80.36/mo.
71st11.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairmont
26th$80.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairmont Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairmont, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fairmont Public UtilitiesBUNDLED11.7674.6836,477.694,290,926.42
Federated Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED9.98131.1789,7678,958,000

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Truman, MN Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Truman home pay an average residential electricity rate of 20.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 50.24% above the average Minnesota rate of 13.52 cents. Truman, Minnesota Electric Utility has an estimated 319 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city. More electricity is consumed in Truman than is generated, with electricity consumption adding up to 85036.79% of generation.

Coming in at as the 342nd worst ranked city out of 915 cities in Minnesota, Truman releases 4,764,766.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More importantly, the city averages 4,363.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. Roughly 100.00% of Truman's electricity is generated using Distillate Fuel Oil. Truman has one power producing plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Truman

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.201/kWh$126.88/mo.$125.75/mo.
910th20.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Truman
711th$125.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Truman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Truman, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Truman, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED20.32125.75153,973.38807,328.72

Sherburn, MN Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Sherburn home pay an average residential electricity rate of 9.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.21% below the average Minnesota rate of 13.52 cents. Federated Rural Electric Association has an estimated 5 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $131.17 per month.

Coming in at as the 344th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in Minnesota, Sherburn releases 4,612,505.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each 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 ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sherburn

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.100/kWh$137.62/mo.$131.17/mo.
16th9.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sherburn
721st$131.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sherburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sherburn, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Federated Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED9.98131.1789,7678,958,000

Electricity Production in Martin County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Martin County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Trimont Area Wind FarmAvangrid (100.00%)
Martin County MN Wind 352,434
Martin County MN Natural Gas 121,10880,929,476.07668.24
OREG 3 IncOrmat Nevada Inc (100.00%)
Martin County MN Waste Heat 40,042
Fairmont MN Natural Gas 15,5539,222,223.93592.95
Martin County MN Wind 13,831
Martin County MN Wind 4,587
Truman MN Distillate Fuel Oil 159,630.79642.05

Martin County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Martin County has 7 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 295th most plants in a single county. Wind makes up 67.73% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Martin County. Natural Gas and Waste Heat make up 24.80% and 7.31% of production, respectively. Electricity use in Martin County results in the release of 38,514,888.58 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 2398th highest in the country out of 3221 counties. This total results in 1,923.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the county ranks 2549th worst in the country for pollution per capita.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
67.73%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
24.80%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
7.31%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.16%

Martin County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Martin County offering electricity. Of those 6, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has highly favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Martin County is 4.42%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Federated Rural Electric Association, South Central Electric Association, and Benco Electric Cooperative. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 1380th best in the nation and a state rank of 63rd best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Martin County:

  • Ceylon, Minnesota:
    • Ceylon, Minnesota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Dunnell, Minnesota:
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 8.52%
    • Dunnell, Minnesota Electric Utility: 91.48%
  • Fairmont, Minnesota:
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 10.05%
    • Fairmont Public Utilities: 89.95%
  • Granada, Minnesota:
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Northrop, Minnesota:
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Ormsby, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Sherburn, Minnesota:
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Trimont, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Truman, Minnesota:
    • Truman, Minnesota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Welcome, Minnesota:
    • Federated Rural Electric Association: 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 Martin County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity provider in Martin County, Minnesota by total customer count is Fairmont Public Utilities.

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

Martin County, Minnesota is home to 6 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Martin County, Minnesota?

How many power plants are in Martin County, Minnesota?

There are 7 active electricity plants located in Martin County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27