Waseca County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Waseca County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Citizens of Waseca County consume enough electricity to release 3,883.82 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the national average of 4,483.41.

Waseca County is the 50th largest county by population in Minnesota, with 18,968 citizens calling the county home.

Waseca County produces 24,639 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuels. This ranks Waseca County 1200th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the nation for total renewable electricity production.

Within the last year, Waseca County experienced a 6.70% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

At an average residential rate of 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Waseca County pay a 1.95% markup from the US average price.

Waseca County produces 1.3 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1356th highest county out of 3221 counties for production per capita in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    221,563 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    24,665 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    24,639 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    26 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    73,668,229 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,883.82 kg

Waseca, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Waseca's residents spend 12.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 221st out of 915 cities in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $106.79, while the Waseca average is 31.78% below at $72.85 per month. This ranks the city 10th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 50,452.99 megawatt hours each year, Waseca Utilities is the largest vendor in the city.

Waseca emits 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 50th highest polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 40,235,177.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 106th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waseca

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
221st12.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waseca
10th$72.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waseca Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waseca, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693
Waseca UtilitiesBUNDLED11.5868.1425,509.782,953,676.18

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Janesville, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, Janesville's residents spend 12.67 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 274th out of 915 cities in the state. Power generation plants in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 100.00% of the megawatt hours produce. This is the 52nd most in Minnesota out of the 915 cities. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Janesville average is 32.00% less at $84.23 per month.

Janesville emits 4,430.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 22nd highest polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 10,725,157.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 228th highest for total pollution in the state. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 96.90% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Janesville. Janesville has one electricity producing plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Janesville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
274th12.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Janesville
37th$84.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Janesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Janesville, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Janesville UtilitiesBUNDLED12.2281.5926.468,245.771,007,426.62
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

New Richland, MN Electricity Overview

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On average, New Richland's residents spend 14.18 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 609th out of 915 cities in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $106.79, while the New Richland average is 12.96% below at $92.95 per month. This ranks the city 76th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 3,821.57 megawatt hours each year, Northern States Power Company is the largest vendor in the city.

New Richland emits 4,359.65 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 614th highest polluting city out of 915 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,358,005.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 328th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Richland

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.121/kWh$129.43/mo.$66.47/mo.
609th14.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Richland
76th$92.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Richland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Richland, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.1892.959,362,1491,327,132,693

Electricity Production in Waseca County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Waseca County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Waseca SolarWaseca Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Waseca County MN Solar 15,952
Altair Community Solar GardenGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
Waseca County MN Solar 1,883
Silver Lake GardenExcelsior Energy Capital (100.00%)
Waseca County MN Solar 1,775
Severson GardenSeverson Garden LLC (100.00%)
Waseca County MN Solar 1,774
Clear Garden CSGClear Garden LLC (100.00%)
Waseca County MN Solar 1,768
Novel Winegar Partnership Solar CSGNovel Winegar Partnership Solar CSG (100.00%)
Waseca County MN Solar 1,487
Janesville MN Distillate Fuel Oil 26.46180,329.086,815.16

Waseca County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 73,668,229.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Waseca County ranks 2035th highest in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 2083rd worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 3,883.82 kilograms of emissions per capita. Solar is the fuel of choice in Waseca County, with 99.89% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Distillate Fuel Oil and Natural Gas have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 0.10% of electricity generation and Natural Gas accounts for 0.00% of total production in the county. There are 7 power producing plants in Waseca County, which is the 295th highest number of plants in a county in the country.

SOLAR
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99.89%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.10%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

Waseca County, Minnesota Net Metering

Waseca County has 5 out of 6 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Minnesota has great state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Waseca County has 4 companies who are reporting energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these companies is 3.19%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Minnesota average is 2.22%, resulting in a rank of 475th best in the US and a state rank of 41st best out of 3221 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Waseca County:

  • Janesville, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 23.29%
    • Janesville Utilities: 76.71%
  • New Richland, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Waldorf, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 98.88%
    • Steele Waseca Cooperative Electric: 1.12%
  • Waseca, Minnesota:
    • Waseca Utilities: 81.03%
    • Northern States Power Company: 18.97%

* 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 Waseca County, Minnesota?

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

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

There are 6 electricity companies serving customers in Waseca County, Minnesota.

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

Waseca County, Minnesota is home to 7 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Waseca County, Minnesota?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-21