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Pennington County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

With 13,992 residents within its borders and 1,193 megawatt hours produced each year, Pennington County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.09 megawatt hours. The city is 1803rd highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

Pennington County is ranked as the 59th highest consuming county out of 87 counties in the state with over 100,000 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers who live there.

Pennington County is the 2226th most populated county in the United States, with 13,992 residents residing in the county.

Pennington County generates 0.73% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 99.27% from neighboring counties.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Pennington County's average rate is 10.82% lower than at 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour.

The use of renewable fuels for electricity generation has gone down by 14.96% in the county over the course of the previous 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    163,439 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,193 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,188 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    60,561,875 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,328.32 kg

Thief River Falls, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Thief River Falls' residential electricity rate is 12.43 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 8.11% below the state's average rate of 13.52 cents. The city ranks 62nd in the state out of 915 cities for renewable energy production per capita, with 0.14 megawatt hours being produced per resident in the city. The city has had an undesirable 14.96% decrease in the usage of renewable fuel types, such as solar and wind energy, compared to non-renewable fuels, such as coal and oil.

Emitting 37,704,248.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Thief River Falls ranks 108th worst out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,309.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 859th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant in the city. For electricity production purposes, Thief River Falls' main fuel source is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 1,188 megawatt hours, or 99.58% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Thief River Falls

Thief River Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.117/kWh$103.79/mo.$93.38/mo.
255th12.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Thief River Falls
417th$101.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Thief River Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Red Lake ElectricBUNDLED12.48182.2392,313.4511,519,601.92
Thief River Falls UtilitiesBUNDLED12.4297.641,19340,824.575,072,099.85

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St. Hilaire, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, St. Hilaire's residential electricity rate is 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 12.82% below the state's average rate of 13.52 cents. St. Hilaire is home to 273 citizens, making it the 628th largest city by population in Minnesota. Otter Tail Power Company sells an estimated 2,428.33 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Emitting 1,190,183.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, St. Hilaire ranks 617th worst out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 614th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service St. Hilaire must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Hilaire

St. Hilaire 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.
174th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Hilaire
597th$113.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Hilaire Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Hilaire, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437
Red Lake ElectricBUNDLED12.48182.2392,313.4511,519,601.92

Goodridge, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Goodridge's residential electricity rate is 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 7.73% below the state's average rate of 13.52 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $182.23 per month. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Red Lake Electric.

Emitting 488,280.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Goodridge ranks 777th worst out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 50th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity suppliers who service Goodridge must source the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Goodridge

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.122/kWh$182.87/mo.$178.45/mo.
259th12.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Goodridge
889th$182.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Goodridge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Goodridge, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Red Lake ElectricBUNDLED12.48182.2392,313.4511,519,601.92

Electricity Production in Pennington County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Pennington County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Thief River Falls MN Conventional Hydroelectric 1,1936,963.85.84

Pennington County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 2169th worst ranked county in the US, Pennington County releases 60,561,874.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. Averaging 4,328.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 1938th worst for emissions per capita. The county is home to one power plant. Pennington County's primary fuel source is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 99.58% of electricity production using this fuel type.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
99.58%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.42%

Pennington County, Minnesota Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electricity suppliers in Pennington County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Minnesota has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Power Companies in Pennington County, Minnesota

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Thief River Falls Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Pennington County, Minnesota.

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

Pennington County, Minnesota has 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are located within Pennington County, Minnesota?

Pennington County, Minnesota is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Pennington County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Thief River Falls Utilities5,117
2Red Lake Electric1,729

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-18