Watonwan County, MN: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Watonwan County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Watonwan County has a population of 11,223 citizens.

On average, Watonwan County citizens are accountable for 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the Minnesota average pollution per capita is 4,078.61.

At an average residential price of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Watonwan County enjoy a 13.83% discount from the national average price.

Consumers in Watonwan County, on average, pay $188.16 per month for residential electricity, compared to the nationwide average of $137.93.

Watonwan County has no electricity generation sources and must import all of the electricity used in the county.

Emitting 45,695,462.76 kilograms of CO2 gases, Watonwan County has the 58th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 87 counties in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    129,958 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    45,695,463 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,071.59 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in St. James

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St. James Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

8¢ per kWh

  • 2.29% higher than last month
  • 6.8% higher than March last year
  • 45.57% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 52.16% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 142nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 21 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

8.08¢ per kWh

  • 0.53% higher than last month
  • 3.79% higher than March last year
  • 45.53% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 49.73% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 104th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$59.57 per month

  • 1.22% lower than last month
  • 6.17% lower than March last year
  • 43.71% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 50.59% lower than the US average
  • 2nd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 297th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 238 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 151 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$62.56 per month

  • 0.52% lower than last month
  • 0.96% higher than March last year
  • 43.37% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 53.96% lower than the US average
  • 2nd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 24th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank is the same since March last year

St. James, MN Electricity Overview

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St. James averages a residential electricity rate of 8.08 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 45.53% less than the state's average price of 14.83 cents, which ranks the city best for average electricity price out of 915 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $62.56 per month. St James, Minnesotta Electric Utility sells an estimated 35,633.81 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

St. James residents average 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 19,335,984.38 kilograms, the city ranks 156th highest in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within St. James, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. James

St. James residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.069/kWh$103.11/mo.$50.08/mo.
1st8.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. James
2nd$62.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. James Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. James, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
South Central Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.88189.4271,138.399,874,462.72
St James, Minnesotta Electric UtilityBUNDLED7.9660.17101.9215,642.811,245,924.25

Madelia, MN Electricity Overview

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Madelia averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 11.12% more than the state's average price of 14.83 cents, which ranks the city 650th best average for electricity price out of 915 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $106.64 per month. Madelia, Minnesota Electric Utility sells an estimated 27,549.92 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Madelia residents average 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 9,820,676.84 kilograms, the city ranks 234th highest in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Madelia, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Madelia

Madelia residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.121/kWh$228.99/mo.$82.88/mo.
650th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Madelia
554th$106.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Madelia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Madelia, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Madelia, Minnesota Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.59102.977,299.151,210,796.04
South Central Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.88189.4271,138.399,874,462.72

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Butterfield, MN Electricity Overview

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Butterfield averages a residential electricity rate of 16.53 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 11.45% more than the state's average price of 14.83 cents, which ranks the city 671st best average for electricity price out of 915 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $107.17 per month. Butterfield has the 502nd highest population in Minnesota, with 517 residents residing within its borders.

Butterfield residents average 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 2,105,012.41 kilograms, the city ranks 499th highest in Minnesota for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Butterfield, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Butterfield

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.171/kWh$0.121/kWh$148.34/mo.$71.08/mo.
671st16.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Butterfield
558th$107.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Butterfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Butterfield, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095
South Central Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.88189.4271,138.399,874,462.72

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Watonwan County, Minnesota Details

Watonwan County, Minnesota Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Watonwan County providing electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Minnesota has highly favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

The single company in Watonwan County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 3.07%. The US average is 2.87%, resulting in Watonwan County having a rank of 368th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Watonwan County:

  • Butterfield, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 5.71%
    • Northern States Power Company: 94.29%
  • Darfur, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • La Salle, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Lewisville, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Madelia, Minnesota:
    • Madelia, Minnesota Electric Utility: 95.74%
    • South Central Electric Association: 4.26%
  • Odin, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 100.00%
  • St. James, Minnesota:
    • South Central Electric Association: 1.85%
    • St James, Minnesotta Electric Utility: 98.15%

* 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 Watonwan County, Minnesota?

The largest electricity company in Watonwan County, Minnesota by total customer count is St James, Minnesotta Electric Utility.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Watonwan County, Minnesota.

What electricity companies offer service in Watonwan County, Minnesota?

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-27