Pine County, Minnesota Electric Profile

Residents of Pine County are paying, on average, 13.09% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 15.21 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

Pine County produces 0.01 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 67 highest county out of 87 counties in the state for production per capita.

There was a 5.68% increase in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Pine County.

The county is ranked as the 1933rd highest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the United States for electricity production, producing 351 megawatt hours.

Pine County is the 1061st highest county in the nation for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0.01 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

Pine County continues to improve with the reduction of non-renewable fuel usage. The county has seen a 52.76% curtailment in the use of these fuel sources for electricity generation during the course of the last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    337,832 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    351 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    351 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    127,483,284 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,309.93 kg

Pine City, MN Electric Overview

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Pine City averages a residential electricity rate of 15.60 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is higher than both the Minnesota and the US average rates of 13.40 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $136.38 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Consumers in Pine City pay a 13.42% higher bill compared to other residents in the nation. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is East Central Energy.

Emissions in Pine City average 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 152nd highest polluting city out of 903 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 13,333,860.39 kilograms, which is the 197th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Minnesota. The residents of Pine City have to use power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity plants inthe 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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.120/kWh$176.56/mo.$107.27/mo.
873rd15.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pine City
785th$136.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pine City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pine City, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East Central EnergyBUNDLED15.60136.38534,26583,346,433

Sandstone, MN Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Sandstone are charged a residential electricity rate of 12.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.58% below the state's average price of 13.40 cents and 9.91% lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Minnesota Power has 331 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $85.68 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Sandstone averages 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 152nd worst in Minnesota out of 903 cities for emissions efficiency. At 4,301.25 kilograms per person and 2,670 citizens in the city, the city emits 11,484,324.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 216th worst rank in Minnesota for total emissions. The electricity sold in Sandstone has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in 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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.070/kWh$110.26/mo.$46.58/mo.
311th12.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sandstone
92nd$85.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sandstone Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sandstone, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED12.1285.681,053,713127,690,063

Rock Creek, MN Electric Overview

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On average, Rock Creek's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 15.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.40% above the average state rate of 13.40 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $104.42, while the Rock Creek average is 30.61% more at $136.38 per month. This is the 785th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. East Central Energy has 690 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Rock Creek must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 152nd worst in Minnesota out of 903 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 6,968,017.36 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rock Creek

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.120/kWh$176.56/mo.$107.27/mo.
873rd15.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rock Creek
785th$136.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rock Creek Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rock Creek, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East Central EnergyBUNDLED15.60136.38534,26583,346,433

Energy Production in Pine County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Pine County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pine County MN Distillate Fuel Oil 351388,935.751,108.08

Pine County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pine County has the 1596th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 127,483,284.35 kilograms per year. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,309.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 16th highest county in the state and 1919th nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has one power plant, which is 64th highest in the state and 67th most in the state when counting plants per citizen. In Pine County, Distillate Fuel Oil is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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100.00%

Pine County, Minnesota Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric providers in Pine County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Minnesota have favorable net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Pine County is 4.54%. This includes data from 3 companies, including East Central Energy, Minnesota Power, and Lake Country Power. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Pine County a rank of 1666th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Power Companies in Pine County, Minnesota

Providers In Each City in Pine County:

  • Askov, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Bruno, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 84.49%
    • East Central Energy: 15.51%
  • Denham, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 62.22%
    • East Central Energy: 37.78%
  • Finlayson, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 23.30%
    • East Central Energy: 76.70%
  • Grasston, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Henriette, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Hinckley, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 80.96%
    • East Central Energy: 19.04%
  • Kerrick, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 91.97%
    • East Central Energy: 8.03%
  • Pine City, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Rock Creek, Minnesota:
    • East Central Energy: 100.00%
  • Rutledge, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 49.75%
    • East Central Energy: 50.25%
  • Sandstone, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 81.22%
    • Lake Country Power: 12.24%
    • East Central Energy: 6.54%
  • Willow River, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 89.00%
    • East Central Energy: 11.00%

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

FAQ

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

There is one electricity plant in Pine County, Minnesota

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Pine County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity company in Pine County, Minnesota by total revenue is Minnesota Power.

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Pine County, Minnesota.

Which electricity companies offer service in Pine County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1East Central Energy19,330
2Minnesota Power8,812
3Lake Country Power459

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-24