Nicollet County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Consumers in Nicollet 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 each.

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Nicollet County has a population of 34,274 citizens.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Nicollet County is Northern States Power Company.

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The county is the 1721st highest producer of electricity in the United States out of 3220 counties, producing 10,776 megawatt hours.

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Nicollet County is the 60 highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 87 counties in the state, with a population of 34,274 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 10,776.

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Nicollet County’s average residential electricity rate is 13.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.19% above the US average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    391,455 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,776 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    10,776 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    143,362,666 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,182.84 kg

North Mankato, MN Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for North Mankato is approximately 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Minnesota and United States average prices of 13.40 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Northern States Power Company has 826 total residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city. Consumers in North Mankato deal with 1.17 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 113.72 minutes.

The consumption of electricity in North Mankato accounts for 59,262,557.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 75th highest in Minnesota out of 903 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 152nd worst in Minnesota in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,301.25 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the 157,363.12 megawatt hours used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
764th13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Mankato
513th$101.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Mankato Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Mankato, Minnesota

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Benco Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.88145.8No DataIcon representing missing value.219,97930,536,600
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED13.8290No DataIcon representing missing value.9,224,4181,274,413,918
St Peters UtilitiesBUNDLED13.7881.76No DataIcon representing missing value.28,087.483,871,436.18

St. Peter, MN Electric Overview

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Citizens who call St. Peter home purchase electricity for, on average, 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.89% more than the average state rate of 13.40 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $85.43 per month, while the state average is $104.42. Patrons in St. Peter have a 18.18% discount compared to the rest of the state. Selling 640.37 megawatt hours, St Peters Utilities is the largest provider in the city.

St. Peter emits 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 152nd worst polluting city out of 903 cities in the state. With total emissions of 50,986,961.62 kilograms, the city ranks 89th worst in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 135,388.47 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Peter

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.137/kWh$88.06/mo.$82.97/mo.
583rd13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Peter
90th$85.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Peter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Peter, Minnesota

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Benco Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.88145.8No DataIcon representing missing value.219,97930,536,600
St Peters UtilitiesBUNDLED13.7881.76No DataIcon representing missing value.28,087.483,871,436.18

Nicollet, MN Electric Overview

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Nicollet has an average residential electricity price of 13.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.97% more than the average Minnesota price of 13.40 cents and 2.60% higher than the national average of 13.45. The city generates roughly 0.2 megawatt hours per consumer in the city a year from electrical generating plants located within its borders, which ranks it as the 121st highest generator in the state out of 903 cities. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $104.42, while the Nicollet average is 17.75% less at $85.88 per month. This is the 124th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Minnesota.

In Nicollet, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel types utilized for electricity generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,227.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 5,283,913.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Nicollet has one electricity producing plant, which is 59th highest in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nicollet

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
591st13.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nicollet
124th$85.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nicollet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nicollet, Minnesota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED13.8290No DataIcon representing missing value.9,224,4181,274,413,918
St Peters UtilitiesBUNDLED13.7881.76No DataIcon representing missing value.28,087.483,871,436.18

Energy Production in Nicollet County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Nicollet County, Minnesota

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Rengstorf Solar CSGNordic Solar, LLC (100.00%)
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Nicollet Community Solar One LLCMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
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USS Flower Solar LLC CSGUS Solar (10.00%)Standard Solar (90.00%)
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Iris Solar, LLC (MN)Geronimo Energy (100.00%)
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Nicollet County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Nicollet County is home to 5 electricity producing plants, which is the 37th most plants within a county in Minnesota and the 39th highest number of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties. On average, the county's citizens emit 4,182.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 43rd worst polluting county out of 87 counties in Minnesota and 1996th out of 3220 counties nationally. This comes to a total emissions amount of 143,362,666.19 kilograms. Nicollet County has about 100.00% of its electricity generated from Solar.

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Nicollet County, Minnesota Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Nicollet County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Nicollet County is about 3.11% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Nicollet County having a rank of 545th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nicollet County:

  • Courtland, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 49.93%
    • St Peters Utilities: 50.07%
  • Lafayette, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.04%
    • St Peters Utilities: 49.96%
  • Nicollet, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 49.98%
    • St Peters Utilities: 50.02%
  • North Mankato, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 21.90%
    • St Peters Utilities: 49.97%
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 28.13%
  • St. Peter, Minnesota:
    • St Peters Utilities: 94.27%
    • Benco Electric Cooperative: 5.73%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Nicollet County, Minnesota by total customer count is Northern States Power Company.

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

There are 5 electricity plants in Nicollet County, Minnesota

What electricity companies offer service in Nicollet County, Minnesota?

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1Northern States Power Company12,543
2Benco Electric Cooperative3,037
3St Peters Utilities2,181
4Brown County REA858

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

There are 4 electricity companies serving customers in Nicollet County, Minnesota.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16