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Meeker County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Meeker County is home to 23,400 citizens and its power generation plants produce 4,093 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 0.17 megawatt hours per capita per year.

As the 33rd highest county in Minnesota for non-renewable production per capita, Meeker County produces 0.02 megawatt hours per person per year.

Meeker County has recently seen a rise in electricity production from solar energy of 3.92% year over year.

At an average residential price of 11.61 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Meeker County enjoy a 17.05% discount from the national average price.

Sadly, in the previous year, there was a 297.09% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuels in Meeker County.

Meeker County generates 1.50% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 98.50% from neighboring counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    273,333 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,093 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,684 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    409 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.17 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    100,843,550 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,309.55 kg

Litchfield, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Litchfield's residential electricity rate is 9.31 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 31.13% below the state's average rate of 13.52 cents. The city is the 91st highest producer out of 915 cities in Minnesota, averaging 0.06 megawatt hours produced per citizen. Power plants in the city produce, on average, 0.06 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuel types.

Emitting 29,081,097.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Litchfield ranks 130th worst out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,390.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 29th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant in the city. For electricity production purposes, Litchfield's main fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 409 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Litchfield

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.095/kWh$0.093/kWh$106.28/mo.$100.80/mo.
5th9.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Litchfield
410th$101.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Litchfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Litchfield, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Litchfield Public UtilitiesBUNDLED8.8387.4140932,713.562,889,766.56
Meeker Coop Light & PowerBUNDLED11.48162.22141,51416,240,400

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Dassel, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Dassel's residential electricity rate is 12.99 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 3.96% below the state's average rate of 13.52 cents. With an estimated 288 residential customers, Northern States Power Company is the largest provider in the city.

Emitting 6,417,399.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Dassel ranks 292nd worst out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 50th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service Dassel must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dassel

Dassel 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.
299th12.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dassel
704th$123.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dassel Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dassel, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Meeker Coop Light & PowerBUNDLED11.48162.22141,51416,240,400
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Watkins, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Watkins' residential electricity rate is 13.51 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 0.10% below the state's average rate of 13.52 cents. Watkins is home to 991 citizens, making it the 360th largest city by population in Minnesota. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 3,464.14 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Emitting 4,320,409.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Watkins ranks 353rd worst out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 50th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service Watkins must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Watkins

Watkins 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.
423rd13.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Watkins
545th$110.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Watkins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Watkins, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Meeker Coop Light & PowerBUNDLED11.48162.22141,51416,240,400
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Electricity Production in Meeker County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Meeker County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Meeker Community Solar One LLC CSGMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Meeker County MN Solar 1,909
Meeker County MN Solar 1,775
Litchfield MN Distillate Fuel Oil 409355,450.23869.07

Meeker County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 1793rd worst ranked county in the US, Meeker County releases 100,843,549.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. This total results in 4,309.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which ranks the county 1942nd highest in the country for pollution per capita from electricity use. Around 90.01% of Meeker County's electricity is produced using Solar. Meeker County is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 45th highest in the state.

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90.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
9.99%

Meeker County, Minnesota Net Metering

Out of the 4 companies in Meeker County, 75.00% of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. The state has great net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

Meeker County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 2.23% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Meeker County having a rank of 196th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Meeker County:

  • Cedar Mills, Minnesota:
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 100.00%
  • Cosmos, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 90.29%
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 9.71%
  • Darwin, Minnesota:
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 100.00%
  • Dassel, Minnesota:
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 43.98%
    • Northern States Power Company: 56.02%
  • Grove City, Minnesota:
    • Grove City Electric: 92.98%
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 7.02%
  • Kingston, Minnesota:
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 8.55%
    • Northern States Power Company: 91.45%
  • Litchfield, Minnesota:
    • Litchfield Public Utilities: 81.82%
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 18.18%
  • South Haven, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Watkins, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 75.35%
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 24.65%

* 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 Meeker County, Minnesota?

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Meeker County, Minnesota.

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

Meeker County, Minnesota has 4 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

Meeker County, Minnesota is home to 3 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Meeker County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern States Power Company7,764
2Meeker Coop Light & Power6,934
3Litchfield Public Utilities3,221
4Grove City Electric417

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