Electric Rates & Providers in Wright County, MN

Wright County, Minnesota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wright County, Minnesota Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Wright County, ranking it 230th out of 3230 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

Northern States Power Company is the largest provider in Wright County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Wright County produces 32.47 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 269th highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

Wright County is home to 148,003 people and its power generating plants produce 4,806,108 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 32.47 megawatt hours per capita.

Wright County ranks 10th out of 87 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents consuming over 1,700,000 megawatt hours.

Wright County produces 180.43% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the surplus.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,713,813 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.58 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,806,108 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,806,108 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    32.47 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Otsego

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Otsego Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

14.23¢ per kWh

  • 3.63% higher than last month
  • 2.65% higher than March last year
  • 3.17% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 14.9% lower than the US average
  • 350th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 30 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since March last year
  • 12,764th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 576 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,020 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.23¢ per kWh

  • 0.22% higher than last month
  • 0.5% lower than March last year
  • 4.1% lower than the Minnesota average
  • 11.49% lower than the US average
  • 333rd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 34 since March last year
  • 13,825th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 92 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,000 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$115.61 per month

  • 12.05% lower than last month
  • 7.3% lower than March last year
  • 9.25% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 4.11% lower than the US average
  • 652nd in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 74 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since March last year
  • 15,346th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,711 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,247 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$125.88 per month

  • 0.6% lower than last month
  • 3.18% lower than March last year
  • 13.95% higher than the Minnesota average
  • 7.36% lower than the US average
  • 679th in the state out of 910 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since March last year
  • 11,787th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 119 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 898 since March last year

Otsego, MN Electricity Overview

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Otsego's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.23 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 4.10% lower than Minnesota's average price of 14.83 cents, which ranks the city 333rd best for average electricity price out of 915 cities in Minnesota. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Wright-Hennepin Electric.

Otsego is the 60th highest ranked city in the state out of 915 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 79,660,672.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 285th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. In Otsego, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Otsego

Otsego residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.115/kWh$162.13/mo.$93.29/mo.
333rd14.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Otsego
679th$125.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Otsego Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Otsego, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Elk River UtilitiesBUNDLED15.82117.0592,868.1114,695,627.29
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.69102.168,938,258.591,492,082,095
Wright-Hennepin ElectricBUNDLED13.69129.22595,861.2181,583,388

Zips with electric coverage in Otsego, Minnesota include: 55330, 55362, 55376, 55374, 55301, 55327

St. Michael, MN Electricity Overview

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St. Michael's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.25 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 9.52% higher than Minnesota's average price of 14.83 cents, which ranks the city 603rd best average for electricity price out of 915 cities in Minnesota. Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $106.29 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.93. Consumers in the city have a 4.37% discount compared to the rest of the country.

St. Michael is the 65th highest ranked city in the state out of 915 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 73,891,228.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 11th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. In St. Michael, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Michael

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.121/kWh$144.90/mo.$72.83/mo.
603rd16.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Michael
534th$106.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Michael Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Michael, 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
Wright-Hennepin ElectricBUNDLED13.69129.22595,861.2181,583,388

Zips with electric coverage in St. Michael, Minnesota include: 55330, 55313, 55376, 55374, 55301

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Buffalo, MN Electricity Overview

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Buffalo's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.88 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 13.78% higher than Minnesota's average price of 14.83 cents, which ranks the city 897th best average for electricity price out of 915 cities in Minnesota. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Buffalo MN Utilities.

Buffalo is the 69th highest ranked city in the state out of 915 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 65,638,114.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 4,071.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 285th worst in Minnesota for emissions per capita. In Buffalo, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Buffalo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.178/kWh$0.119/kWh$145.52/mo.$77.70/mo.
897th16.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Buffalo
629th$117.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Buffalo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Buffalo, Minnesota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Buffalo MN UtilitiesBUNDLED17.58114.8140,200.727,066,247.51
Wright-Hennepin ElectricBUNDLED13.69129.22595,861.2181,583,388

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Electricity Production in Wright County, Minnesota

Power Plants in Wright County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Monticello Nuclear FacilityNorthern States Power Company (100.00%)
Monticello MN Nuclear 4,806,108

There is 1 Nuclear Power Plant in Wright County, Minnesota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Monticello Nuclear FacilityNorthern States Power Company (100.00%)
Monticello MN Nuclear 4,806,108

Wright County, Minnesota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Wright County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 0 kilograms, which is 80th largest amount in Minnesota out of 87 counties. This total also results in a ranking of 80th highest in the state for emissions per citizen with an average of 0 kilograms of emissions per person. Electricity generating facilities in the county primarily use Nuclear, which accounts for 100.00% (or 4,806,108 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Wright County is home to one power producing plant.

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Wright County, Minnesota Net Metering

Wright County has 4 out of 5 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

There are 3 providers in Wright County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.76% of electricity produced. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.21%, resulting in a rank of 710th best in the country and a state rank of 39th best out of 3230 and 87 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Wright County:

  • Albertville, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.17%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 28.83%
  • Annandale, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Buffalo, Minnesota:
    • Buffalo MN Utilities: 81.51%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 18.49%
  • Clearwater, Minnesota:
    • Stearns Electric: 1.90%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 33.66%
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.44%
  • Cokato, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 5.40%
    • Northern States Power Company: 94.60%
  • Delano, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 5.09%
    • Delano Municipal Utilities: 90.24%
    • Northern States Power Company: 4.67%
  • Hanover, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 81.16%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 18.84%
  • Howard Lake, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 56.79%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 43.21%
  • Maple Lake, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 67.84%
    • Northern States Power Company: 32.16%
  • Monticello, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 10.49%
    • Northern States Power Company: 89.51%
  • Montrose, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 87.69%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 12.31%
  • Otsego, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 79.29%
    • Elk River Utilities: 15.14%
    • Northern States Power Company: 5.57%
  • Rockford, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 35.22%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 64.78%
  • St. Michael, Minnesota:
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 15.17%
    • Northern States Power Company: 84.83%
  • Waverly, Minnesota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 84.57%
    • Wright-Hennepin Electric: 15.43%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Wright County, Minnesota?

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Wright County, Minnesota.

Which electricity companies offer service in Wright County, Minnesota?

How many power plants are in Wright County, Minnesota?

There is one electricity plant located in Wright County, Minnesota

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

Wright County, Minnesota has 5 electricity companies operating in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-06-09