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Stearns County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Wind generates 280,585 megawatt hours of electricity in Stearns County. This equals roughly 1.75 megawatt hours per person in Stearns County being produced from wind power, giving the county a rank of 290th highest county out of 3230 counties in the US in that category.

Ranking 258th in wind power generation in the nation out of 3230 counties, Stearns County has a total yield of 280,585 megawatt hours from wind power.

Stearns County generates 15.14% of their needed electricity and must bring in the additional 84.86% from other counties.

Stearns County saw a 3.51% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the last 12 months.

Stearns County is ranked 566th in the US out of 3230 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 1.75 megawatt hours per person each year.

With a Minnesota average residential electricity bill of $110.88, Stearns County citizens pay about 28.49% more than other citizens per month for electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,853,735 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.56 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    280,585 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    280,585 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    549,569,172 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,426.13 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in St. Cloud

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St. Cloud Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.67¢ per kWh

  • 1.33% higher than last month
  • 0.14% higher than April last year
  • 3.91% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 7.35% lower than the US average
  • 471st in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 37 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 71 since April last year
  • 17,799th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 97 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 724 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.39¢ per kWh

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 4.26% higher than April last year
  • 3.5% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 4.52% lower than the US average
  • 480th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since April last year
  • 18,105th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 189 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,078 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$94.12 per month

  • 9.6% lower than last month
  • 4.59% lower than April last year
  • 0.67% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 16.52% lower than the US average
  • 582nd in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 82 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since April last year
  • 7,522nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,132 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,262 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$115.65 per month

  • 0.32% lower than last month
  • 1.69% higher than April last year
  • 4.96% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 15.01% lower than the US average
  • 616th in the state out of 896 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since April last year
  • 7,992nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 99 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 429 since April last year

St. Cloud, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, St. Cloud's citizens spend 15.39 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Minnesota average rate of 14.87 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 16.12 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Electricity companies servicing St. Cloud must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 281,850,152.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 151st highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Cloud

St. Cloud residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.119/kWh$153.80/mo.$83.73/mo.
480th15.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Cloud
616th$115.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Cloud Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Cloud, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Connexus EnergyBUNDLED13.34105.821,264,402.37168,710,057
East Central EnergyBUNDLED16.39136.73546,88289,633,827
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.68101.718,918,772.061,487,259,077
Stearns ElectricBUNDLED12.26151.55354,171.7643,405,165.7

Zips with electric coverage in St. Cloud, Minnesota include: 56301, 56303, 56379, 56304, 56374, 56387, 55320

Sartell, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Sartell's citizens spend 15.39 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Minnesota average rate of 14.87 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 16.12 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Electricity companies servicing Sartell must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 77,094,674.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 151st highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sartell

Sartell residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.117/kWh$155.69/mo.$83.23/mo.
481st15.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sartell
622nd$116.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sartell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sartell, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.68101.718,918,772.061,487,259,077
Stearns ElectricBUNDLED12.26151.55354,171.7643,405,165.7

Zips with electric coverage in Sartell, Minnesota include: 56303, 56377, 56379

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Waite Park, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Waite Park's citizens spend 16.29 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the Minnesota and nationwide average rates of 14.87 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $106.04 per month, while the national average is $138.02. Consumers in the city enjoy a 4.36% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing Waite Park must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 33,286,844.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 552nd highest in Minnesota for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waite Park

Waite Park residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.120/kWh$146.95/mo.$71.58/mo.
593rd16.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waite Park
544th$106.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waite Park Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waite Park, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.68101.718,918,772.061,487,259,077
Stearns ElectricBUNDLED12.26151.55354,171.7643,405,165.7

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Electricity Production in Stearns County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Stearns County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Stearns County MN Wind 280,585

Stearns County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Stearns County has one electricity plant. Electricity use in the county creates 549,569,171.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 573rd largest amount of any county in the country. Averaging 3,426.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 2330th worst for emissions per capita from electricity use. Stearns County's primary fuel source is Wind, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

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Stearns County, Minnesota Net Metering

Of the 7 electric providers in Stearns County, 6 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Minnesota has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Stearns County that report energy loss, including Northern States Power Company, Stearns Electric, and Minnesota Power. Together, these 5 electricity companies average a yearly energy loss of 3.74% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 3.21%, Stearns County is the 41st best county in Minnesota for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Stearns County:

  • Albany, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 5.29%
    • Northern States Power Company: 94.71%
  • Avon, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Belgrade, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 1.95%
    • Northern States Power Company: 98.05%
  • Cold Spring, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Eden Valley, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 89.87%
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 10.13%
  • Elrosa, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 100.00%
  • Freeport, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 96.96%
    • Stearns Electric: 3.04%
  • Greenwald, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Holdingford, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Kimball, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 81.65%
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 18.35%
  • Lake Henry, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Meire Grove, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Melrose, Minnesota:
    • Melrose Public Utilities: 93.88%
    • Northern States Power Company: 1.00%
    • Stearns Electric: 5.12%
  • New Munich, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Paynesville, Minnesota:
    • Meeker Coop Light & Power: 2.62%
    • Northern States Power Company: 90.19%
    • Stearns Electric: 7.19%
  • Richmond, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 45.66%
    • Stearns Electric: 54.34%
  • Rockville, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 5.09%
    • Stearns Electric: 94.91%
  • Roscoe, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Sartell, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 29.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.00%
  • Sauk Centre, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 1.30%
    • Sauk Centre, Minnesota Electric Utility: 98.70%
  • Spring Hill, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • St. Anthony (Stearns County), Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 14.52%
    • Minnesota Power: 85.48%
  • St. Augusta, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 100.00%
  • St. Cloud, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 66.02%
    • Connexus Energy: 5.38%
    • East Central Energy: 3.89%
    • Stearns Electric: 24.72%
  • St. Joseph, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 27.12%
    • Stearns Electric: 72.88%
  • St. Martin, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • St. Rosa, Minnesota:
    • Minnesota Power: 98.20%
    • Stearns Electric: 1.80%
  • St. Stephen, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 100.00%
  • Waite Park, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 91.41%
    • Stearns Electric: 8.59%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Stearns County, Minnesota?

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

The largest electricity provider in Stearns County, Minnesota by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

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

There are 7 electricity providers operating in Stearns County, Minnesota.

How many power plants are located in Stearns County, Minnesota?

There is one power plant in Stearns County, Minnesota

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-06