Nicollet County, MN: Electric Rates From 4 Providers

Nicollet County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

High Power Bills?

Reduce or replace your electricity bill with solar

Nicollet County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Nicollet County is ranked 47th in Minnesota out of 87 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.58 megawatt hours per person each year.

As the 577th highest producer of solar energy in the United States out of 3230, Nicollet County produces a total of 19,981 megawatt hours from solar.

Citizens in Nicollet County use approximately 1987.50% of the total amount of the electricity that the county generates.

The largest supplier in Nicollet County by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Nicollet County is the 1377th highest producing county in the nation out of 3230 counties when it comes to megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel types.

Nicollet County is the 32nd largest county by population in Minnesota, with 34,295 citizens residing within the county's borders.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    397,122 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    19,981 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    19,981 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    132,609,525 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,866.73 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in North Mankato

To see the most recent electricity rates and production changes for cities in Nicollet County, select the city below. If you would like to get access to monthly historical data, please contact us directly by submitting a request.

Rates and Production Categories


North Mankato Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

16.08¢ per kWh

  • 2.3% higher than last month
  • 7.47% higher than March last year
  • 11.81% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 5.49% lower than the US average
  • 585th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 87 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since March last year
  • 19,923rd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 157 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,596 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.11¢ per kWh

  • 0.58% higher than last month
  • 4.85% higher than March last year
  • 10.77% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 2.96% lower than the US average
  • 581st in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since March last year
  • 20,254th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 108 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,000 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$120.06 per month

  • 0.35% lower than last month
  • 5.64% lower than March last year
  • 10.61% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 0.21% lower than the US average
  • 680th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 19 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since March last year
  • 17,317th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,088 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 207 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$130.24 per month

  • 0.46% lower than last month
  • 2.05% higher than March last year
  • 13.14% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 3.57% lower than the US average
  • 694th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since March last year
  • 13,424th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 384 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,362 since March last year

North Mankato, MN Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

On average, North Mankato's citizens spend 16.11 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Minnesota and nationwide average rates of 14.83 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.77 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 80.86 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages a year and 137.24 minutes each outage. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 17,427.59 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Electricity companies servicing North Mankato must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 58,451,756.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 296th highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Mankato

North Mankato residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.126/kWh$167.25/mo.$94.67/mo.
581st16.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Mankato
694th$130.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Mankato Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Mankato, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Benco Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.66151.06192,980.0430,221,756.36
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095

St. Peter, MN Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

On average, St. Peter's citizens spend 14.59 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Minnesota and nationwide average rates of 14.83 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.77 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 80.86 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages a year and 137.24 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $111.15, while the St. Peter average is 22.47% lower at $86.17 per month. This ranks the city 33rd in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity companies servicing St. Peter must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 47,633,539.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 74th highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Peter

St. Peter residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.125/kWh$108.88/mo.$68.99/mo.
372nd14.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Peter
33rd$86.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Peter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Peter, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Benco Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.66151.06192,980.0430,221,756.36
St Peters UtilitiesBUNDLED14.5483.8126,061.333,788,593.12

Go Solar for less than your cell phone bill.

Nicollet, MN Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

On average, Nicollet's citizens spend 16.69 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Minnesota and nationwide average rates of 14.83 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $102.19 per month, while the national average is $137.93. Consumers in the city enjoy a 8.06% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing Nicollet must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 4,136,736.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 672nd highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nicollet

Nicollet residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.121/kWh$143.27/mo.$66.47/mo.
882nd16.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nicollet
469th$102.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nicollet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nicollet, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095

Go Solar for less than your cell phone bill.

Electricity Production in Nicollet County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Nicollet County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rengstorf Solar CSGNordic Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 9,057
Iris Solar, LLC (MN)Geronimo Energy (100.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 2,076
USS Flower Solar LLC CSGStandard Solar (90.00%)US Solar (10.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 2,009
Nicollet County MN Solar 1,868
Nicollet Community Solar One LLCMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 1,799
Nicollet GardenExcelsior Energy Capital (100.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 1,759
Novel Martens Solar LLC(CSG)REA Investments, LLC (100.00%)
Lafayette MN Solar 1,413

Nicollet County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 7 electricity plants in Nicollet County, which is the 394th most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 1510th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 132,609,524.78 kilograms. This total equates to 3,866.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1983rd worst in the country for pollution per capita. Nicollet County's top fuel used for electricity production is Solar. They produce 19,981 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
100.00%

Nicollet County, Minnesota Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Nicollet County, 4 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Minnesota has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Nicollet County is about 3.91% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.87%, meaning Nicollet County ranks 805th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nicollet County:

  • Courtland, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Lafayette, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Nicollet, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • North Mankato, Minnesota:
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 57.41%
    • Northern States Power Company: 42.59%
  • St. Peter, Minnesota:
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 3.52%
    • St Peters Utilities: 96.48%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Nicollet County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern States Power Company12,892
2St Peters Utilities2,978
3Benco Electric Cooperative2,886
4Brown County REA790

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Nicollet County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity provider in Nicollet County, Minnesota by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Nicollet County, Minnesota.

How many power plants are located in Nicollet County, Minnesota?

There are 7 power plants in Nicollet County, Minnesota

King Manalo
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-03