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Olmsted County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

The usage of renewable fuels for electricity production in Olmsted County rose by 7.76% last year.

Olmsted County emits 4,067.32 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Minnesota average of 4,129.

Olmsted County is ranked as the 7th highest consuming county out of 87 counties in the state with over 1,900,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers for their electricity needs.

Olmsted County is home to 164,020 residents and its power generation plants generate 241,997.3 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 1.48 megawatt hours per capita.

Olmsted County produces 164,550.91 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 472nd out of 3230 counties in the country for total natural gas generation.

Solar power generation in Olmsted County has grown from 17,711 megawatt hours to 18,444 megawatt hours per year in the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,907,139 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.63 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    241,997 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    39,253 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    202,744 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.48 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    667,122,172 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,067.32 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Rochester

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Residential Bundled Electricity Prices

Rochester Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

16.29¢ per kWh

  • 2.34% higher than last month
  • 0.14% higher than February last year
  • 13.82% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 0.87% lower than the US average
  • 680th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 222 since February last year
  • 21,078th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 780 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 221 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.94¢ per kWh

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 7.49% higher than February last year
  • 17.03% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 2.46% higher than the US average
  • 899th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 53 since February last year
  • 23,690th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 231 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,597 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$83.48 per month

  • 17.65% lower than last month
  • 0.03% higher than February last year
  • 24.8% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 36.72% lower than the US average
  • 35th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since February last year
  • 2,260th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 701 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 292 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$99.67 per month

  • 0% higher than last month
  • 6.99% higher than February last year
  • 13.9% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 26.55% lower than the US average
  • 239th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 180 since February last year
  • 3,065th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 81 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,305 since February last year

Rochester, MN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Rochester is about 16.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 899th out of 915 cities in the state. There has been a 100.00% increase in solar use by providers in the city over the course of the previous year. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $99.67 per month, while the US average is $138.3.

Electricity use in Rochester results in the release of 500,547,479.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 3rd largest emissions amount in the state out of 915 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which amounts to 4,106.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Rochester is the 833rd highest polluting city in Minnesota. Around 48.71% of Rochester's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 21,906.04 megawatt hours (18.52%) and 17,922.65 megawatt hours (15.16%), respectively. Rochester has 7 electricity generation plants, which is the 2nd most for a city in Minnesota.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rochester

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.127/kWh$143.47/mo.$67.27/mo.
899th16.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rochester
239th$99.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rochester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rochester, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
People's Cooperative ServicesBUNDLED16.59143.83205,588.4934,106,238.33
Rochester Public UtilitiesBUNDLED16.9698.6715,534.02377,156.2163,955,914

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Stewartville, MN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Stewartville is about 16.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 894th out of 915 cities in the state. People's Cooperative Services has an estimated 61 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The Minnesota average monthly residential electric bill is $111.73, while the Stewartville average is 28.71% higher at $143.81 per month. This ranks the city 781st in the state for average monthly bill total.

Coming in at as the 129th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Stewartville releases 27,287,660.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 404th worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 4,122 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stewartville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.132/kWh$176.68/mo.$112.68/mo.
894th16.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stewartville
781st$143.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stewartville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stewartville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
People's Cooperative ServicesBUNDLED16.59143.83205,588.4934,106,238.33

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Byron, MN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Byron is about 16.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 885th out of 915 cities in the state. Electricity production facilities in the city have seen a 3.83% decline in the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable and fossil fuels. The city ranks 79th out of 915 cities in Minnesota for renewable energy production per capita, with 0.32 megawatt hours being produced per person.

Coming in at as the 136th worst ranked city out of 915 cities in the state, Byron releases 24,936,230.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Additionally, the city ranks 845th highest in the state for pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,009.04 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has one electricity plant within its borders. Byron's primary fuel source is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Byron

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.128/kWh$156.64/mo.$85.79/mo.
885th16.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Byron
637th$119.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Byron Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Byron, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.59102.519,013,807.611,495,562,718
People's Cooperative ServicesBUNDLED16.59143.83205,588.4934,106,238.33

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Electricity Production in Olmsted County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Olmsted County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Franklin Heating StationFranklin Heating Station (100.00%)
Rochester MN Natural Gas 60,592.3811,398,434.94188.12
Saint Marys Hospital Power PlantSt Mary's Hospital (100.00%)
Olmsted County MN Natural Gas 54,880.2212,912,065.72235.28
Olmsted County MN Natural Gas 52,41123,886,391.62455.75
Rochester MN Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 40,111.6819,939,751.2497.11
Rochester MN Natural Gas 12,6077,539,699.95598.06
Hwy 14 Holdco Solar CSGClearway Energy (100.00%)
Olmsted County MN Solar 7,169
Rochester MN Other Biomass Gas 2,890.021,091,516.09377.68
Westside SolarWestside Solar, LLC (Ecofin) (100.00%)
Rochester MN Solar 1,993
Lange SolarArcadia Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Byron MN Solar 1,982
Tweite Community Solar LLCTweite Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Olmsted County MN Solar 1,974
Novel DeCook Solar CSGREA Investments, LLC (100.00%)
Olmsted County MN Solar 1,824
Novel Byron Solar CSGREA Investments, LLC (100.00%)
Olmsted County MN Solar 1,810
Novel Bartel Solar CSGREA Investments, LLC (100.00%)
Olmsted County MN Solar 1,692
Rochester MN Distillate Fuel Oil 3729,929.53808.91
4710 HostingEpic Hosting, LLC (100.00%)
Rochester MN Distillate Fuel Oil 2422,743.48947.65

Olmsted County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Olmsted County results in the release of 667,122,171.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 499th highest in the country out of 3230 counties and 9th highest in the state out of 87 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 4,067.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Olmsted County as the 40th highest polluting county in Minnesota. Natural Gas makes up 68.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Olmsted County. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Solar make up 9.05% and 7.62% of generation, respectively. Olmsted County has the 18th highest power producing plants of any county in the state, with 15 total power plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
68.00%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
9.05%
SOLAR
Solar
7.62%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
7.41%
PURCHASED STEAM
Purchased Steam
5.75%
OTHER
Other
2.17%

Olmsted County, Minnesota Net Metering

Olmsted County has 3 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Minnesota has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Olmsted County that report energy loss, including Rochester Public Utilities, People's Cooperative Services, and Northern States Power Company. Combined, these 3 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.46% of electricity produced. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Olmsted County having a rank of 532nd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Olmsted County:

  • Byron, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 58.19%
    • People's Cooperative Services: 41.81%
  • Dover, Minnesota:
    • People's Cooperative Services: 100.00%
  • Eyota, Minnesota:
    • People's Cooperative Services: 100.00%
  • Oronoco, Minnesota:
    • People's Cooperative Services: 100.00%
  • Rochester, Minnesota:
    • People's Cooperative Services: 2.29%
    • Rochester Public Utilities: 97.71%
  • Stewartville, Minnesota:
    • People's Cooperative Services: 100.00%

* 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 Olmsted County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity supplier in Olmsted County, Minnesota by total customer count is Rochester Public Utilities.

Which electricity companies offer service in Olmsted County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Rochester Public Utilities59,177
2People's Cooperative Services10,845
3Northern States Power Company5,468

How many power plants are within Olmsted County, Minnesota?

Olmsted County, Minnesota has 15 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Olmsted County, Minnesota is home to 3 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-04-26