St. Louis County, MN: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

St. Louis County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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St. Louis County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

The use of coal in the generation of electricity dropped in St. Louis County in the previous 12 months, with a decreased usage of roughly 25.48% taking place.

St. Louis County generates 8,455.43 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, ranking St. Louis County 190th out of 3230 counties in the United States.

St. Louis County continues to make strides with the decrease of non-renewable fuel type usage. The county has accomplished a 22.31% drop in the use of these fuels for electricity production during the previous year.

St. Louis County produces 8,455.43 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 0.04 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes St. Louis County the 194th highest ranked county out of 3230 counties in the country for electricity production from coal per capita.

Over 87.37% of St. Louis County's electricity generation comes from sustainable sources, putting St. Louis County at 16th in the state for total renewable electricity production.

Releasing 831,162,934.27 kilograms of CO2 gases, St. Louis County has the 7th highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,310,498 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    73,763 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    64,446 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,317 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    831,162,934 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,165.56 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Duluth

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Duluth Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.11¢ per kWh

  • 4.55% lower than last month
  • 8.92% higher than March last year
  • 2.82% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 9.63% lower than the US average
  • 462nd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 136 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 35 since March last year
  • 16,673rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,502 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,746 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.62¢ per kWh

  • 0.71% higher than last month
  • 0.06% higher than March last year
  • 1.43% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 9.02% lower than the US average
  • 435th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 23 since March last year
  • 16,010th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 578 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 767 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$104.72 per month

  • 5.34% lower than last month
  • 0.27% higher than March last year
  • 1.04% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 13.14% lower than the US average
  • 571st in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 30 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 165 since March last year
  • 9,025th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 468 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,961 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$96.26 per month

  • 0.02% higher than last month
  • 2.58% lower than March last year
  • 12.86% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 29.15% lower than the US average
  • 210th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 89 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 117 since March last year
  • 2,808th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 127 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 347 since March last year

Duluth, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Duluth's residents purchase residential electricity for 14.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.43% less than the average Minnesota price of 14.83 cents and 9.02% below the nationwide average of 16.07 cents. Power plants in the city generate, on average, 0.11 megawatt hours per citizen from non-renewable energy sources. This ranks them 14th in the state out of 915 cities. Around 0.1 megawatt hours per capita are produced in the city from coal use, which ranks them 4th out of 915 cities in the state.

Releasing 371,411,123.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, Duluth ranks 4th highest out of 915 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. This total equates to 4,288.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 9th worst in the state for emissions per capita. Wood/Wood Waste Solids is the primary fuel type in Duluth, with 87.37% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Coal (11.46%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Natural Gas (1.17%). Duluth has the 6th highest number of power generation plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Duluth

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.070/kWh$136.25/mo.$46.58/mo.
435th14.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Duluth
210th$96.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Duluth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Duluth, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED14.6596.25118,359990,223.04145,059,294

Zips with electric coverage in Duluth, Minnesota include: 55811, 55803, 55804, 55812, 55805, 55806, 55807, 55810, 55808, 55802

Hibbing, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Hibbing's residents purchase residential electricity for 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.98% more than the average Minnesota price of 14.83 cents and 0.34% below the nationwide average of 16.07 cents. With an estimated 7,055 residential customers, Hibbing Public Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The use of electricity in Hibbing accounts for 66,057,488 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 68th largest amount in the state out of 915 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 285th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hibbing

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.117/kWh$149.83/mo.$88.34/mo.
570th16.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hibbing
660th$123.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hibbing Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hibbing, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hibbing Public UtilitiesBUNDLED17.1882.6537,832.9431,136.065,348,804.62
Lake Country PowerBUNDLED16.51144.09452,667.4574,727,403.5
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED14.6596.25990,223.04145,059,294

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Hermantown, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Hermantown's residents purchase residential electricity for 14.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.43% less than the average Minnesota price of 14.83 cents and 9.02% below the nationwide average of 16.07 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $96.26 per month, while the state average is $111.15. Patrons in Hermantown pay a 13.39% reduction compared to the rest of the state. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Minnesota Power.

The use of electricity in Hermantown accounts for 41,237,070.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 99th largest amount in the state out of 915 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 285th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hermantown

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.070/kWh$136.25/mo.$46.58/mo.
435th14.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hermantown
210th$96.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hermantown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hermantown, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Minnesota PowerBUNDLED14.6596.25990,223.04145,059,294

Zips with electric coverage in Hermantown, Minnesota include: 55811, 55810, 55814

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Electricity Production in St. Louis County, Minnesota

Power Plants in St. Louis County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Duluth MN Wood/Wood Waste Solids 73,76344,686,691.45605.81

St. Louis County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 7th highest ranked county out of 87 counties in Minnesota, St. Louis County emits 831,162,934.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. This total results in 4,165.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the county 1911th worst in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The primary fuel utilized in St. Louis County is Wood/Wood Waste Solids. The county produces 87.37% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. Combined with Coal (11.46%) and Natural Gas (1.17%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the county electricity production. St. Louis County is home to one electricity plant.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
87.37%
COAL
Coal
Coal
11.46%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.17%

St. Louis County, Minnesota Net Metering

Of the 11 electricity companies in St. Louis County, 63.64% of them report that they offer net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Minnesota has highly favorable laws for consumers interested in investing in personal solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in St. Louis County who report energy loss data had an average of 4.24% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.21%, resulting in a rank of 1034th best in the nation and a state rank of 53rd best out of 3230 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in St. Louis County:

  • Aurora, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Babbitt, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 82.50%
    • Lake Country Power: 17.50%
  • Biwabik, Minnesota:
    • Biwabik, Minnesota Electric Utility: 50.43%
    • Minnesota Power: 49.57%
  • Brookston, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Buhl, Minnesota:
    • Buhl Electric: 92.59%
    • Minnesota Power: 2.07%
    • Lake Country Power: 5.34%
  • Chisholm, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Cook, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 100.00%
  • Duluth, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Ely, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 10.27%
    • Ely, Minnesota Electric Utility: 89.73%
  • Eveleth, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Floodwood, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Gilbert, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 11.46%
    • Gilbert City Utilities: 30.85%
    • Minnesota Power: 57.69%
  • Hermantown, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Hibbing, Minnesota:
    • Hibbing Public Utilities: 10.33%
    • Minnesota Power: 30.06%
    • Lake Country Power: 59.61%
  • Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Iron Junction, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Kinney, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Leonidas, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • McKinley, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 81.98%
    • Lake Country Power: 18.02%
  • Meadowlands, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Mountain Iron, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 55.71%
    • Mountain Iron, Minnesota Electric Utility: 36.43%
    • Minnesota Power: 7.86%
  • Orr, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 100.00%
  • Proctor, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 11.21%
    • Proctor Public Utilities: 88.79%
  • Tower, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 26.83%
    • Minnesota Power: 73.17%
  • Virginia, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 37.22%
    • Virginia Public Utilities: 61.74%
    • Lake Country Power: 1.04%
  • Winton, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 100.00%
  • Wright, Minnesota:
    • Lake Country Power: 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 supplier in St. Louis County, Minnesota?

By total revenue, Minnesota Power is the largest electricity supplier in St. Louis County, Minnesota.

How many electric companies offer service in St. Louis County, Minnesota?

There are 11 electricity providers offering service in St. Louis County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in St. Louis County, Minnesota?

How many power plants are located in St. Louis County, Minnesota?

St. Louis County, Minnesota is home to one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-06-17