Electric Rates & Providers in Polk County, MN

Polk County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Polk County customers experience outages that are on average 314.28 minutes per incident, with roughly 2.96 outages a year.

Polk County comes in as the 1576th worst pollution level from electricity use in the United States, emitting 126,376,968.67 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Polk County has a population of 31,303 residents.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Polk County's average price is 16.24% below that at 13.50 cents per kilowatt hour.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Polk County totals $193.04. For comparison, the Minnesota average bill is $110.88

East Grand Forks, Minnesota Electric Utility is the largest provider in Polk County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    361,756 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.56 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    126,376,969 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,037.22 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in East Grand Forks

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East Grand Forks Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

13.09¢ per kWh

  • 2.63% higher than last month
  • 3.73% higher than April last year
  • 13.22% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 22.62% lower than the US average
  • 232nd in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 6,808th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 335 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 121 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.92¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 3.69% higher than April last year
  • 13.13% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 19.86% lower than the US average
  • 230th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 7,064th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 205 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 438 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$83.85 per month

  • 10.45% lower than last month
  • 3.14% lower than April last year
  • 11.51% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 25.63% lower than the US average
  • 439th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 106 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 27 since April last year
  • 4,589th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,240 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,005 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$98.13 per month

  • 0.23% lower than last month
  • 0.41% higher than April last year
  • 10.94% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 27.89% lower than the US average
  • 229th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 160 since April last year
  • 2,998th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 28 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 937 since April last year

East Grand Forks, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.92 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in East Grand Forks, which ranks the city 230th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. East Grand Forks, Minnesota Electric Utility sells an estimated 120,131.67 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. The average residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $98.13 per month.

Emitting 36,900,153.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, East Grand Forks ranks 106th highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Grand Forks

East Grand Forks residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.100/kWh$120.54/mo.$65.42/mo.
230th12.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Grand Forks
229th$98.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Grand Forks Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Grand Forks, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
East Grand Forks, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.9198.1232,969.964,255,445.44

Crookston, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.20 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Crookston, which ranks the city 135th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. Otter Tail Power Company sells an estimated 15,382.03 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. The average residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $99.19 per month.

Emitting 30,315,454.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Crookston ranks 122nd highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crookston

Crookston residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.085/kWh$154.39/mo.$71.08/mo.
135th11.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crookston
245th$99.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crookston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crookston, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.0495.03516,731.5357,068,640
Red Lake ElectricBUNDLED13.41180.6680,048.910,735,021.56

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Fosston, MN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.97 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Fosston, which ranks the city 317th out of 915 cities in Minnesota. Fosston, Minnesota Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Consumers in the city deal with 2.96 power outages a year, with outages lasting around 314.28 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

Emitting 5,587,506.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Fosston ranks 301st highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,037.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fosston

Fosston residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.117/kWh$200.14/mo.$108.97/mo.
317th13.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fosston
720th$135.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fosston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fosston, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fosston, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.04124.446,510.85914,151.6
Wild Rice Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71170.41191,112.6726,203,664.62

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Polk County, Minnesota Details

Polk County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 9 companies in Polk County providing electricity. Of those 9, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Minnesota have favorable net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Polk County is about 4.67% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.87%, meaning Polk County ranks 1514th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Beltrami, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Climax, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Crookston, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 95.14%
    • Red Lake Electric: 4.86%
  • East Grand Forks, Minnesota:
    • East Grand Forks, Minnesota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Erskine, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Fertile, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Fisher, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Fosston, Minnesota:
    • Wild Rice Electric Cooperative: 24.68%
    • Fosston, Minnesota Electric Utility: 75.32%
  • Gully, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • McIntosh, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Mentor, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Nielsville, Minnesota:
    • Red River Valley Co-Op Power: 23.54%
    • Nielsville, Minnesota Electric Utility: 76.46%
  • Trail, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Winger, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Polk County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity provider in Polk County, Minnesota by total customer count is East Grand Forks, Minnesota Electric Utility.

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

Polk County, Minnesota is home to 9 electricity providers offering service in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-07