Nicollet County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Nicollet County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Nicollet County has seen year over year increase of 60.99% in electricity production from solar power.

Nicollet County averages 0.46 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 43rd highest in the state out of 87.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Nicollet County is 13.47 cents. This is about 3.72% lower than the national average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Nicollet County has seen a 60.99% rise in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation in the previous 12 months.

With 15,745 megawatt produced from solar power and 34,454 citizens in Nicollet County, the county averages 0.46 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 343rd in the US out of 3221 counties.

There was a 5.18% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the previous year in Nicollet County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    402,453 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    15,745 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    15,745 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    144,330,763 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,189.09 kg

North Mankato, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, North Mankato's citizens spend 14.01 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 13.52 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.17 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 113.72 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 17,897.89 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 62,233,953.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 614th highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Mankato

North Mankato 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.
560th14.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Mankato
703rd$123.29Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED13.88145.8219,97930,536,600
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

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St. Peter, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, St. Peter's citizens spend 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Minnesota average rate of 13.52 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.17 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 113.72 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $106.79, while the St. Peter average is 21.33% lower at $84.01 per month. This ranks the city 36th 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 52,603,494.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 50th highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Peter

St. Peter residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.137/kWh$86.99/mo.$81.61/mo.
494th13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Peter
36th$84.01Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED13.88145.8219,97930,536,600
St Peters UtilitiesBUNDLED13.7881.7628,087.483,871,436.18

Nicollet, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Nicollet's citizens spend 14.18 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 13.52 and 13.99 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 $92.95 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Consumers in the city enjoy a 12.96% 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 4,983,075.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 50th highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nicollet

Nicollet 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.
609th14.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nicollet
76th$92.95Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

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 9,692
Iris Solar, LLC (MN)Geronimo Energy (100.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 2,172
Nicollet County MN Solar 2,049
Nicollet GardenExcelsior Energy Capital (100.00%)
Nicollet County MN Solar 1,832

Nicollet County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 4 electricity plants in Nicollet County, which is the 566th most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 1483rd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 144,330,762.97 kilograms. This total equates to 4,189.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1980th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Nicollet County's top fuel used for electricity production is Solar. They produce 15,745 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

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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 3.11% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Nicollet County ranks 453rd 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:
    • Northern States Power Company: 42.59%
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 57.41%
  • St. Peter, Minnesota:
    • St Peters Utilities: 96.48%
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 3.52%

* 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 Company12,615
2St Peters Utilities3,136
3Benco Electric Cooperative3,037
4Brown County REA857

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 4 power plants in Nicollet County, Minnesota

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