Sherburne County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sherburne County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

With 97.95% of Sherburne County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 25th out of 3221 counties in the United States in total megawatt hours produced from coal.

Sherburne County is 26th in Minnesota rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 109,018.28 megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

Sherburne County produces 99.83 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 4 highest county out of 87 counties for production per capita in Minnesota.

Natural gas accounts for 0.74% of the electric generation in Sherburne County, giving it a rank of 11th in Minnesota out of 87 counties for total natural gas production.

Sherburne County generates 0.9 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 257th in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Sherburne County has the 106th largest total electricity generation out of 3221 counties in the US, generating 9,702,061 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,135,183 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,702,061 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    109,018 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,593,043 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    99.83 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,090,726,814 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,223.43 kg

Elk River, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Elk River's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.78% more than the average state rate of 13.52 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Elk River Utilities. Power plants in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 76.73% of the megawatt hours generate. This is the 12th most in the state out of the 915 cities.

Elk River is the 32nd highest ranked city in Minnesota out of 915 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 138,093,137.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 5,345.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Elk River is the 9th highest polluting city in the state. Natural Gas makes up 76.56% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Elk River. Other fuel types used include Landfill Gas at 23.27% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.17%. Elk River is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 16th most power plants within a city in Minnesota.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elk River

Elk River residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.136/kWh$108.66/mo.$102.92/mo.
463rd13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elk River
472nd$107.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elk River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elk River, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Elk River UtilitiesBUNDLED13.63107.6821,984102,15713,923,000

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Big Lake, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Big Lake's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 13.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.63% more than the average state rate of 13.52 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Roughly 50,946,828.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Big Lake because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Big Lake has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Big Lake

Big Lake residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.128/kWh$156.82/mo.$79.38/mo.
510th13.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Lake
481st$109.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Lake, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Connexus EnergyBUNDLED13.76116.041,296,911178,396,719
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Zimmerman, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Zimmerman's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.71% more than the average state rate of 13.52 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Connexus Energy.

Roughly 26,981,852.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Zimmerman because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Zimmerman has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Zimmerman

Zimmerman residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.125/kWh$168.25/mo.$84.25/mo.
479th13.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Zimmerman
620th$116.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Zimmerman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Zimmerman, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Connexus EnergyBUNDLED13.76116.041,296,911178,396,719

Electricity Production in Sherburne County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Sherburne County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Becker MN Coal 9,520,712.19,261,465,843.01972.7712/2034
Elk River MN Natural Gas 72,28245,017,152.24622.8
Elk River MN Landfill Gas 21,98415,627,359.52710.85
Sherburne County MN Solar 9,358
Sherburne Community SolarSoCore Sherburne 1, LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 9,197
Big Lake Project CSGNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 8,683
Nautilus Saint Cloud Solar (CSG)Nautilus Solar (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 8,556
Sherburne County MN Solar 7,764
Sherburne North Project CSGMN Solar Community, LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 7,196
Marmas Solar CSGNordic Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 7,184
Haven Solar Project CSGNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 5,009
Big Lake Holdco Solar CSGClearway Energy (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 5,001
CF Novel Solar CSG Gardens Seven, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 4,981
USS Big Lake 1 Solar CSGUSS Big Lake 1 LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 2,185
Hammer Community (CSG)Hammer Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 2,092
Sherburne Community Solar One LLC CSGMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
St. Cloud MN Solar 1,886
Prawer Project CSGPrawer Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 1,860
Gohman Community Solar (CSG)Gohman Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 1,746
Hartmann Project CSGHartmann Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 1,652
E. Goenner Project CSGE. Goenner Community Solar LLC (100.00%)
Sherburne County MN Solar 1,621

Sherburne County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sherburne County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 1,090,726,813.83 kilograms, which is the 322nd largest amount of any county in the country. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 11,223.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Sherburne County is the 315th highest polluting county in the United States. Coal makes up 97.95% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Sherburne County. Other fuel types used include Solar at 0.90% and Natural Gas at 0.74%. Sherburne County is home to 21 power generation plants, which is the 6th most power plants within a county in Minnesota.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
97.95%
SOLAR
Solar
0.90%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.74%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.23%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.18%

Sherburne County, Minnesota Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Sherburne County offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Minnesota has some of the best state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 4 providers is 2.77%. With a state average energy loss of 2.22%, Sherburne County is the 34th best county in Minnesota for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Sherburne County:

  • Becker, Minnesota:
    • Connexus Energy: 24.03%
    • Northern States Power Company: 75.97%
  • Big Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 29.45%
    • Connexus Energy: 70.55%
  • Clear Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 98.33%
    • Connexus Energy: 1.67%
  • Elk River, Minnesota:
    • Elk River Utilities: 100.00%
  • Zimmerman, Minnesota:
    • Connexus Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Sherburne County, Minnesota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Connexus Energy49,203
2Northern States Power Company16,524
3Elk River Utilities11,132
4East Central Energy246

How many power plants are within Sherburne County, Minnesota?

Sherburne County, Minnesota has 21 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Connexus Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Sherburne County, Minnesota.

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Sherburne County, Minnesota.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-21