Pine County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Pine County, Minnesota Overview

During the course of the last year, Pine County had a 7.38% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Pine County generates 0.11% of their required electricity and must bring in the remaining 99.89% from neighboring counties.

Pine County generates 0.01 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 1956th highest county out of 3221 counties in the US for production per capita.

Releasing 122,350,671.8 kilograms of CO2 gases, Pine County has the 28th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 87 counties in the state.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, Pine County's average is 11.27% higher at 15.31 cents per kilowatt hour.

Roughly 100.00% of Pine County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel sources, making it the 29th highest county in the state out of 87 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    333,509  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.55  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    351  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    351  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    122,350,672  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,237.11  kg

Pine City, MN Electric Overview

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Pine City's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 15.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.60% higher than Minnesota's average rate of 13.42 cents and 13.70% more than the US average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 1,075.14 megawatt hours each year, East Central Energy is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Pine City average is 11.70% higher at $136.49 per month.

Emissions in Pine City average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 56th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 13,233,911.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 202nd largest emissions amount in Minnesota. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pine City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.182/kWh$0.120/kWh $176.56/mo.$107.27/mo.
878th 15.64¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pine City
772nd $136.49 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pine City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pine City, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
East Central Energy BUNDLED 15.64 136.49 536,611 83,948,018

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Sandstone, MN Electric Overview

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Sandstone's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.10% lower than Minnesota's average rate of 13.42 cents and 7.46% less than the US average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 19,838.79 megawatt hours each year, Minnesota Power is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Sandstone average is 27.13% less at $89.03 per month.

Emissions in Sandstone average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 56th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 10,409,549.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 226th largest emissions amount in Minnesota. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sandstone

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.141/kWh$0.070/kWh $110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
291st 12.73¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sandstone
56th $89.03 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sandstone Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sandstone, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Power BUNDLED 12.73 89.03 1,046,336 133,220,987

Hinckley, MN Electric Overview

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Hinckley's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.92% lower than Minnesota's average rate of 13.42 cents and 3.39% less than the US average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 11,344.14 megawatt hours each year, Minnesota Power is the largest supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Hinckley average is 19.66% less at $98.17 per month.

Emissions in Hinckley average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 56th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 8,050,276.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 261st largest emissions amount in Minnesota. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hinckley

Hinckley residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.143/kWh$0.091/kWh $118.45/mo.$59.27/mo.
413th 13.29¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hinckley
394th $98.17 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hinckley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hinckley, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
East Central Energy BUNDLED 15.64 136.49 536,611 83,948,018
Minnesota Power BUNDLED 12.73 89.03 1,046,336 133,220,987

Energy Production in Pine County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Pine County, Minnesota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Pine County MN Distillate Fuel Oil 351 388,935.75 1,108.08

Pine County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Pine County average 4,237.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 1939th worst polluting county in the country based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 122,350,671.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 1638th highest amount in the nation. Distillate Fuel Oil is the primary fuel type in Pine County, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Pine County has one power generation plant within its borders.

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Pine County, Minnesota Net Metering

Pine County has 3 out of 3 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Minnesota have great net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Pine County has 3 providers who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 4.54%. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Pine County a rank of 69th best in Minnesota out of 87 counties.

Power Companies in Pine County, Minnesota

Providers In Each City in Pine County:

  • Askov, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Bruno, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 15.54%
    • Minnesota Power: 84.46%
  • Denham, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 37.78%
    • Minnesota Power: 62.22%
  • Finlayson, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 77.75%
    • Minnesota Power: 22.25%
  • Grasston, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Henriette, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Hinckley, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 19.26%
    • Minnesota Power: 80.74%
  • Kerrick, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 8.05%
    • Minnesota Power: 91.95%
  • Pine City, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Rock Creek, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 96.06%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 3.94%
  • Rutledge, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 50.15%
    • Minnesota Power: 49.85%
  • Sandstone, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 6.44%
    • Lake Country Power: 12.11%
    • Minnesota Power: 81.46%
  • Willow River, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 12.62%
    • Minnesota Power: 87.38%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Pine County, Minnesota?

There is one power plant located in Pine County, Minnesota

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Pine County, Minnesota.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Minnesota Power is the largest electricity provider in Pine County, Minnesota.

Which electricity companies offer service in Pine County, Minnesota?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 East Central Energy 19,459
2 Minnesota Power 8,847
3 Lake Country Power 459

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-27