Swift County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Swift County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

As the 1047th highest county in the United States for non-renewable production per capita, Swift County generates 0.01 megawatt hours per person per year.

Swift County generates 100.00% of its electricity from non-renewable fuels, resulting in a ranking of 1103rd out of 3221 counties in the US for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

In the previous year, Swift County saw a 6.64% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

With 9,838 citizens within its borders and 95 megawatt hours produced a year, Swift County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 0.01 megawatt hours. This is the 1942nd highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

Swift County uses 120864.70% more megawatt hours than it produces.

Citizens of Swift County consume enough electricity to emit 4,362.98 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the national average of 4,483.41.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    114,916 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    95 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    95 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    42,922,976 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,362.98 kg

Benson, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Benson's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 9.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 30.76% less than the average state rate of 13.52 cents. They saw an increase in the average emissions per capita of roughly 6.64% in the past year. Non-renewable fuel sources are often used in electricity generation in the city, leading to around 0.03 megawatt hours being generated from these fuel types per capita a year.

Roughly 15,204,343.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Benson because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,369.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. Benson's power plants mainly use Distillate Fuel Oil, which accounts for 100.00% (or 95 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Benson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.094/kWh$0.093/kWh$85.51/mo.$77.88/mo.
6th9.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Benson
24th$79.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Benson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Benson, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Agralite Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.35192.3382,04810,134,000
Benson Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED9.2274.389514,610.781,346,892.15

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Appleton, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Appleton's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.06% less than the average state rate of 13.52 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Otter Tail Power Company.

Roughly 6,068,627.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Appleton 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 Appleton 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 Appleton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
96th11.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Appleton
483rd$109.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Appleton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Appleton, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Murdock, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Murdock's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.78% less than the average state rate of 13.52 cents. Otter Tail Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Murdock is the 606th largest city in Minnesota, with a population of 306.

Roughly 1,334,051.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Murdock 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 Murdock 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 Murdock

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.083/kWh$135.21/mo.$64.73/mo.
178th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Murdock
615th$114.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Murdock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Murdock, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Agralite Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.35192.3382,04810,134,000
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED11.76109.85557,93865,603,437

Electricity Production in Swift County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Swift County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Benson MN Distillate Fuel Oil 9568,230.44718.22

Swift County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 42,922,975.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Swift County is the 56th worst out of 87 counties in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use. The county also ranks 1904th highest in emissions per capita, averaging 4,362.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The county has one power producing plant. Swift County's top fuel used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They generate 95 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

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Swift County, Minnesota Net Metering

Approximately 80.00% of the electricity suppliers in Swift 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 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 3 providers is 4.57%. With a state average energy loss of 2.22%, Swift County is the 71st best county in Minnesota for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Swift County:

  • Appleton, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Benson, Minnesota:
    • Benson Municipal Utilities: 95.35%
    • Agralite Electric Cooperative: 4.65%
  • Clontarf, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 35.04%
    • Agralite Electric Cooperative: 64.96%
  • Danvers, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 91.16%
    • Agralite Electric Cooperative: 8.84%
  • De Graff, Minnesota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Holloway, Minnesota:
    • Agralite Electric Cooperative: 31.10%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 68.90%
  • Murdock, Minnesota:
    • Agralite Electric Cooperative: 6.20%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 93.80%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Swift County, Minnesota?

How many power plants are within Swift County, Minnesota?

Swift County, Minnesota has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Otter Tail Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Swift County, Minnesota.

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Swift County, Minnesota.

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