Otter Tail County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Otter Tail County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Otter Tail County ranks 447th out of 3221 counties in the country in electricity generated from wind turbines.

Otter Tail County has the 1736th highest electricity generation in the US out of 3221 counties, producing 8,258 megawatt hours.

Citizens of Otter Tail County use enough electricity to release 4,308.35 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per capita, which is the 1943rd highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the nation.

Otter Tail County residents are faced with an average residential electricity expense of $129.29, which is 21.07% higher than the state average bill of $106.79 and 4.38% higher than the national average bill of $123.86.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 100.00%, or 8,258 megawatt hours, of Otter Tail County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 55th in the state for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel sources.

Otter Tail County released 258,849,791.42 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1033rd highest polluting county in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    701,799 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,258 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,258 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    258,849,791 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,308.35 kg

Fergus Falls, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Fergus Falls, which is 12.58% below the average Minnesota price of 13.52 cents and 15.51% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Otter Tail Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Fergus Falls citizens average 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 50th highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. At 4,359.65 kilograms per person and 14,119 people in the city, the city emits 61,553,848.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 76th highest amount in Minnesota for total emissions. The city is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fergus Falls

Fergus Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
193rd11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fergus Falls
583rd$112.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fergus Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lake Region Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.26131.21336,18841,204,000
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85203,640557,93865,603,437

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Perham, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Perham, which is 12.92% below the average Minnesota price of 13.52 cents and 15.83% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Otter Tail Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Perham citizens average 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 50th highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 15,311,078.41 kilograms, which is the 189th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Perham have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Perham

Perham residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
166th11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Perham
550th$110.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Perham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Perham, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lake Region Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.26131.21336,18841,204,000
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Pelican Rapids, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Pelican Rapids, which is 13.06% below the average Minnesota price of 13.52 cents and 15.97% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Otter Tail Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Pelican Rapids citizens average 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 50th highest in Minnesota out of 915 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 11,234,808.95 kilograms, which is the 221st worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Pelican Rapids have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pelican Rapids

Pelican Rapids residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
96th11.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pelican Rapids
483rd$109.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pelican Rapids Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Electricity Production in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lake Region Community Hybrid, LLCLake Region Community Hybrid, LLC (100.00%)
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Otter Tail County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Otter Tail County citizens average 4,308.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 42nd highest in Minnesota out of 87 in this category. With total emissions of 258,849,791.42 kilograms, the county ranks 16th highest in Minnesota for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has one power producing plant within its borders. Otter Tail County's fuel of choice is Wind, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel source.

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Otter Tail County, Minnesota Net Metering

Otter Tail County has 3 out of 4 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

Energy loss in Otter Tail County averages out to about 3.92% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 948th best in the US and a state rank of 51st best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Otter Tail County:

  • Battle Lake, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 86.92%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 13.08%
  • Bluffton, Minnesota:
    • Todd-Wadena Electric: 100.00%
  • Clitherall, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Dalton, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Deer Creek, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 84.27%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 15.73%
  • Dent, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Elizabeth, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 78.12%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 21.88%
  • Erhard, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 95.65%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 4.35%
  • Fergus Falls, Minnesota:
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 12.89%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 87.11%
  • Henning, Minnesota:
    • Henning, Minnesota Electric Utility: 81.87%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 18.13%
  • New York Mills, Minnesota:
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 30.88%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 69.12%
  • Ottertail, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 95.94%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 4.06%
  • Parkers Prairie, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Pelican Rapids, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Perham, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 96.28%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 3.72%
  • Richville, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 87.84%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 12.16%
  • Underwood, Minnesota:
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 29.23%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 70.77%
  • Urbank, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Vergas, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 91.97%
    • Lake Region Electric Cooperative: 8.03%
  • Vining, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Otter Tail County, Minnesota?

There is one active power plant located in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

What electricity companies offer service in Otter Tail County, Minnesota?

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

By total revenue, Otter Tail Power Company is the largest electricity company in Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

How many electric companies offer service in Otter Tail County, Minnesota?

Otter Tail County, Minnesota is home to 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24