Renville County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Renville County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Solar power usage in Renville County has gone up by 40.12% year over year, with 14,598 megawatt hours being generated from solar within the previous 12 months.

Renville County is the 2174th largest county in the country.

Renville County is the 473rd highest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Renville County is ranked 2091st out of 3221 for worst polluting county in the United States when considering pollution per capita.

The largest electricity company in Renville County by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Renville County uses 512.71% of the total amount of the electricity that it produces.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    171,281 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.63 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    33,407 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    14,598 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    18,809 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.27 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    56,079,020 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,808.94 kg

Olivia, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Olivia's residential electricity rate is 9.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.74% less than the average state price of 13.81 cents and 32.88% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 20,854.35 megawatt hours, Olivia, Minnesota Electric Utility is the largest vendor in the city.

Electricity use in Olivia creates 9,815,921.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 239th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,189.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Olivia as the 53rd highest polluting city in Minnesota. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 27,257.44 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Olivia

Olivia residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.098/kWh$0.097/kWh$111.51/mo.$106.23/mo.
12th9.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olivia
574th$111.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olivia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olivia, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Olivia, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.1378.9210,898.02995,394.93
Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power AssociationBUNDLED12.34261.7240,991.975,059,507.27

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Renville, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Renville's residential electricity rate is 14.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.94% more than the average state price of 13.81 cents and 1.20% higher than the national average of 14.46. There has been a 136.90% rise in electricity generated from solar in the city during the past 12 months. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from renewable fuel types, the city ranks 10th out of 915 cities in Minnesota for total electricity production from renewable fuel types.

Electricity use in Renville creates 4,007,860.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 364th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,080.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 894th ranked city in Minnesota for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. The city is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 16th highest for a city in the state. In Renville, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Renville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.121/kWh$138.70/mo.$66.47/mo.
591st14.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Renville
454th$107.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Renville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Renville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.8195.179,210,0451,363,969,200
Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power AssociationBUNDLED12.34261.7240,991.975,059,507.27

Fairfax, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Fairfax's residential electricity rate is 9.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.48% less than the average state price of 13.81 cents and 32.64% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $92.73 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Fairfax Utilities.

Electricity use in Fairfax creates 5,238,027.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 324th highest amount of any city in Minnesota. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,190.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 48th ranked city in Minnesota for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. In Fairfax, Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel types utilized for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfax

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.097/kWh$0.091/kWh$95.99/mo.$85.74/mo.
13th9.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairfax
69th$92.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairfax Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfax, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fairfax UtilitiesBUNDLED9.6888.4586,318.83611,375.37
Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power AssociationBUNDLED12.34261.7240,991.975,059,507.27

Electricity Production in Renville County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Renville County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Southern Minnesota Beet SugarSouthern Minnesota Beet Sugar (100.00%)
Renville County MN Coal 18,8016,423,912.97341.68
Kramer Solar CSGNordic Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Hector MN Solar 2,899
USS Chariot Solar LLCUSS Chariot Solar LLC (100.00%)
Danube MN Solar 2,147
Kerria Solar, LLCGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Renville MN Solar 2,129
Grimm Community SolarGrimm CSG (100.00%)
Renville County MN Solar 1,994
Krause CSGKrause CSG LLC (100.00%)
Renville MN Solar 1,877
Novel Historical Society Solar CSGREA Investments, LLC (100.00%)
Sacred Heart MN Solar 1,608
Buffalo Lake CSG1, LLCNautilus Solar (100.00%)
Buffalo Lake MN Solar 998
Sacred Heart CSG1, LLCNautilus Solar (100.00%)
Renville County MN Solar 874
USS Danube Solar LLCUSS Danube Solar (100.00%)
Danube MN Solar 72
Fairfax MN Distillate Fuel Oil 84,074.57509.32

Renville County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Renville County is the 51st worst ranked county in the state out of 87 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 56,079,020.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 3,808.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Renville County is the 2091st highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which makes up 45.31% (or 15,138.02 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Solar (43.70%) and Natural Gas (9.49%), these three fuels make up 98.50% of the county electricity generation. Renville County is home to 11 electricity producing plants, which is 15th highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
45.31%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
43.70%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
9.49%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
1.47%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

Renville County, Minnesota Net Metering

Out of the 6 providers in Renville County, 4 of them offer net metering to their customers. Residents of Minnesota have highly favorable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Renville County averages out to about 2.89% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 381st best in the United States and a state rank of 36th best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Renville County:

  • Bird Island, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Buffalo Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Danube, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 66.21%
    • Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association: 33.79%
  • Fairfax, Minnesota:
    • Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association: 2.47%
    • Fairfax Utilities: 97.53%
  • Franklin, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Hector, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 98.11%
    • McLeod Cooperative Power : 1.89%
  • Morton, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Olivia, Minnesota:
    • Olivia, Minnesota Electric Utility: 82.19%
    • Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association: 17.81%
  • Renville, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 92.88%
    • Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association: 7.12%
  • Sacred Heart, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Renville County, Minnesota by total customer count is Northern States Power Company.

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

There are 11 electricity plants located in Renville County, Minnesota

What electricity companies offer service in Renville County, Minnesota?

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

Renville County, Minnesota is home to 6 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24