Scott County, Minnesota Electric Profile

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Scott County, Minnesota Overview

Releasing 699,587,224.39 kilograms of CO2 gases, Scott County has the 488th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the country and 8th worst in the state.

Scott County is ranked as the 9th largest consuming county out of 87 counties in Minnesota with 1,743,172.1 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

Scott County's 100.66% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production during the course of the past 12 months is a disappointing trend.

Scott County is the 16th highest county in Minnesota for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 1.27 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuels.

Scott County has a population of 150,928 citizens.

Scott County is 32nd in the state rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 65,670.42 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,743,172  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.55  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    257,016  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    65,670  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    191,346  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.7  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    699,587,224  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,635.24  kg

Shakopee, MN Electric Overview

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Shakopee's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 4.49% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 13.76 cents. The city's plants use non-renewable fuels for 77.81% of their electricity generation, which is 191,345.58 megawatt hours. The city ranks 14th out of 915 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types with a total of 54,576.42 megawatt hours generated.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Shakopee averages 5,727.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which ranks them 8th highest in Minnesota out of 915 cities for emissions efficiency. A total of 250,270,763.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The primary fuel utilized in Shakopee is Natural Gas, making up 76.92% of the fuel used in the city for electricity generation. Combined with Agricultural By-products (14.52%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (4.97%), these three fuel sources make up 96.41% of the city's electricity generation. Shakopee has 5 electricity plants within its borders. This is the 6th most plants in a single city in Minnesota.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shakopee

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh $129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
405th 13.14¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shakopee
307th $92.32 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shakopee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shakopee, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 13.92 90.72 152,677 9,276,153 1,291,299,668
Shakopee Public Utilities BUNDLED 13.01 92.59 142,955 18,602,000

Zips with electric coverage in Shakopee, Minnesota include: 55379, 55372, 55378

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Savage, MN Electric Overview

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Savage's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 8.14% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 13.76 cents. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 42,152.41 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Savage average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 677th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 137,264,832.26 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Savage

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh $129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
279th 12.64¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Savage
567th $109.51 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Savage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Savage, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.81 121.68 493,286 58,253,000
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 13.92 90.72 9,276,153 1,291,299,668

Zips with electric coverage in Savage, Minnesota include: 55379, 55372, 55378

Prior Lake, MN Electric Overview

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Prior Lake's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 9.23% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 13.76 cents. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 35,215.95 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Prior Lake average 4,228.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 56th worst polluting city out of 915 cities in Minnesota based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 116,767,068.31 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prior Lake

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh $129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
266th 12.49¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prior Lake
586th $110.78 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prior Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prior Lake, Minnesota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 11.81 121.68 493,286 58,253,000
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 13.92 90.72 9,276,153 1,291,299,668
Shakopee Public Utilities BUNDLED 13.01 92.59 142,955 18,602,000

Zips with electric coverage in Prior Lake, Minnesota include: 55379, 55372, 55378, 55352

Energy Production in Scott County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Scott County, Minnesota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Shakopee MN Natural Gas 152,677 86,532,488.67 566.77
Koda Biomass PlantKoda Energy (100.00%)
Shakopee MN Agricultural By-products 55,103 54,617,656.96 991.19
Shakopee MN Natural Gas 31,497 14,388,280.2 456.81
Blue Lake SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Shakopee MN Solar 4,961
Scott County MN Solar 3,062
MSC-Scott01 LLCMSC-Scott01 LLC (100.00%)
Scott County MN Solar 1,936
Shakopee Met Council WTPOak Leaf Energy Partners (100.00%)
Shakopee MN Solar 1,684
Linden 01 CSGSunShare (100.00%)
Scott County MN Solar 1,337
Linden 02 CSGSunShare (100.00%)
Scott County MN Solar 1,337
Linden 03 CSGSunShare (100.00%)
Scott County MN Solar 1,337
USS East Hauer Watt CSGStandard Solar (100.00%)
Scott County MN Solar 1,310
USS Hockey Pad Solar CSGUS Solar (10.00%)Standard Solar (90.00%)
Scott County MN Solar 775

Scott County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Scott County averages 4,635.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 6th highest in Minnesota out of 87 counties for emissions efficiency. A total of 699,587,224.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 488th highest in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in Scott County, with 73.60% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Agricultural By-products (13.89%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Solar (6.90%). Scott County has the 19th most power producing plants of any county in the state, with 12 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
73.60%
AGRICULTURAL BY-PRODUCTS
Agricultural By-products
Agricultural By-products
13.89%
SOLAR
Solar
6.90%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
4.76%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.85%

Scott County, Minnesota Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Scott County include Shakopee Public Utilities, Northern States Power Company, and Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative The state of Minnesota has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Scott County is 2.21%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Northern States Power Company, Shakopee Public Utilities, and Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Minnesota average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 216th best in the United States and a state rank of 22nd best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Scott County:

  • Belle Plaine, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 14.50%
    • Northern States Power Company: 85.50%
  • Elko New Market, Minnesota:
    • Dakota Electric Association: 1.92%
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 47.04%
    • Northern States Power Company: 51.05%
  • Jordan, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 27.83%
    • Northern States Power Company: 72.17%
  • New Prague, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 1.77%
    • New Prague Utilities: 96.10%
    • Northern States Power Company: 2.13%
  • Prior Lake, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 64.31%
    • Shakopee Public Utilities: 8.10%
    • Northern States Power Company: 27.59%
  • Savage, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative: 60.69%
    • Northern States Power Company: 39.31%
  • Shakopee, Minnesota:
    • Shakopee Public Utilities: 85.86%
    • Northern States Power Company: 14.14%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Shakopee Public Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Scott County, Minnesota.

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

There are 5 electricity companies serving customers in Scott County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in Scott County, Minnesota?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Northern States Power Company 18,722
2 Shakopee Public Utilities 18,518
3 Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative 11,482
4 Dakota Electric Association 4,606
5 New Prague Utilities 2,179

How many power plants are within Scott County, Minnesota?

There are 12 active power plants in Scott County, Minnesota

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-23