Redwood County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Redwood County is the 35th highest producer of solar electricity by total megawatt hours produced in the state.

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Redwood County is the 1283rd highest producing county in the country out of 3220 counties when considering megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel types.

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Redwood County saw a 4.49% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the preceding year.

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Redwood County’s average residential electricity rate is 12.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.14% less than the US average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Redwood County generates 0.42 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar energy, giving the county a ranking of 341st out of 3220 counties in the United States for this category.

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Redwood County generates 1.26 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Redwood County the 33rd highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the state out of 87 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    173,262 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    19,886 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    19,154 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    732 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    58,181,689 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,835.31 kg

Redwood Falls, MN Electric Overview

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On average, Redwood Falls's residential electricity rate is 10.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.09% below the state's average price of 13.40 cents. This makes the city 49th out of 903 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. There is 1442.53% more electricity consumed in Redwood Falls than is produced, meaning they must purchase electricity from neighboring municipalities and rural areas. The city produces 349.52 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas, ranking them the 27th ranked city in the state for total electricity production from natural gas.

Around 4,106.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 819th highest polluter in Minnesota out of 903 cities. A total of 20,488,577.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 151st worst in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. Roughly 80.18% of Redwood Falls’s electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Other fuel sources used include Distillate Fuel Oil at 10.35% and Natural Gas at 9.46%. Redwood Falls is home to 2 electricity plants, which is 27th most in the state and 78th most when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Redwood Falls

Redwood Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.104/kWh$107.43/mo.$97.15/mo.
49th10.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Redwood Falls
518th$101.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Redwood Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

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Redwood Electric CoopBUNDLED12.24158.21No DataIcon representing missing value.57,213.727,005,631.53
Redwood Falls, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.53100.183,69426,346.832,773,436.24

Morgan, MN Electric Overview

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Morgan has an average residential electricity rate of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 3.09% higher than the state's average rate of 13.40 cents, resulting in the city ranking 631st out of 903 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city is the 45th highest producing city out of 903 cities in the state, averaging 5.85 megawatt hours produced per consumer in the city. The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $90 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24.

On average, Morgan residents emit 2,096.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 872nd worst polluting city out of 903 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity use is 1,828,155.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 525th highest in the state. The main fuel type utilized in Morgan is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There is one power generation plant in Morgan, which is the 59th most power plants in a city in Minnesota and is the 38th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Morgan

Morgan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
631st13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morgan
177th$90Average residential monthly electricity bill for Morgan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Morgan, Minnesota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED13.8290No DataIcon representing missing value.9,224,4181,274,413,918

Lamberton, MN Electric Overview

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Lamberton's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 13.40 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $158.21 per month, while the Minnesota average is $104.42. Redwood Electric Coop sells 123.22 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other provider.

On average, Lamberton residents emit 4,301.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 152nd highest polluting city out of 903 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 3,294,753.89 kilograms, the city ranks 393rd worst in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lamberton

Lamberton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.115/kWh$160.67/mo.$151.26/mo.
363rd12.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lamberton
844th$158.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lamberton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lamberton, Minnesota

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Redwood Electric CoopBUNDLED12.24158.21No DataIcon representing missing value.57,213.727,005,631.53

Energy Production in Redwood County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Redwood County, Minnesota

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Redwood County MN Wind 9,833No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Morgan Community SolarBHE Renewables (100.00%)
Morgan MN Solar 5,105No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Redwood Falls MN Conventional Hydroelectric 3,423233,756.5868.29No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
USS Verde Solar LLC CSGUS Solar (10.00%)Standard Solar (90.00%)
Redwood County MN Solar 287No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Redwood Falls MN Distillate Fuel Oil 271187,059.58690.26No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
USS Cougar Solar LLC CSGUS Solar (10.00%)Standard Solar (90.00%)
Redwood County MN Solar 255No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
USS B&B Solar LLC CSGStandard Solar (100.00%)
Redwood County MN Solar 142No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lantana Solar, LLCGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Redwood County MN Solar 28No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Redwood County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 58,181,689.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted a year in Redwood County due to electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 57th highest in Minnesota for pollution per capita. Wind is the primary fuel in Redwood County, with 49.45% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. When taken together with Solar (31.98%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (14.89%), these three fuel sources make up 96.32% of the electricity generation in the county. Redwood County isp home to 8 electricity plants, which is 28th most in Minnesota and 14th most when counting plants per citizen.

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Wind
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49.45%
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31.98%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
14.89%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.92%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.76%

Redwood County, Minnesota Net Metering

Redwood County has 3 out of 3 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Minnesota has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Redwood County is about 1.07% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Redwood County ranks 72nd best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Redwood County, Minnesota

Providers In Each City in Redwood County:

  • Belview, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Clements, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 78.97%
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 21.03%
  • Delhi, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Lamberton, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Lucan, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Milroy, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Morgan, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Redwood Falls, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Falls, Minnesota Electric Utility: 97.14%
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 2.86%
  • Revere, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Seaforth, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Vesta, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Wabasso, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Walnut Grove, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Wanda, Minnesota:
    • Redwood Electric Coop: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving customers in Redwood County, Minnesota.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Redwood County, Minnesota.

Which electricity companies offer service in Redwood County, Minnesota?

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1Northern States Power Company16,312
2Redwood Electric Coop4,199
3Brown County REA147

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

Redwood County, Minnesota has 8 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16