Benson County, North Dakota Electric Profile

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Benson County, North Dakota Overview

Benson County is the 21st largest county by population in North Dakota, with 5,964 residents residing in the county.

Citizens in Benson County, on average, pay $147.24 per month for residential electricity, compared to the North Dakota average bill of $113.74.

Otter Tail Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Benson County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Benson County released 109,660,159.21 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1725th highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the US.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.76 cents, while residents of Benson County benefit from an average rate that is 22.60% below that at 10.65 cents per kilowatt hour.

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

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    175,872  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    29.49  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    109,660,159  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    18,387.02  kg

Fort Totten CDP, ND Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Fort Totten CDP are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.20 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 3.42% higher than the state's average rate of 10.83 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $145.23 per month, while the US average is $122.19. Patrons in the city pay a 18.86% markup compared to the rest of the United States. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Nodak Electric.

Fort Totten CDP's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 21,328,937.74 kilograms, which is 46th largest amount in North Dakota out of 406 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 18,387.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Fort Totten CDP as the 17th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Totten CDP

Fort Totten CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.136/kWh$0.089/kWh $202.49/mo.$112.09/mo.
241st 11.20¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Totten CDP
304th $145.23 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Totten CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Totten CDP, North Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Nodak Electric BUNDLED 11.99 178.63 358,533 42,977,000
Otter Tail Power Company BUNDLED 10.42 111.84 587,344 61,201,091

Zips with electric coverage in Fort Totten CDP, North Dakota include: 58335, 58370, 58374

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Leeds, ND Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Leeds are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.47 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 3.38% lower than the state's average rate of 10.83 cents. Leeds is the 111th largest city in North Dakota, with a population of 442. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern Plains Electric Cooperative.

Leeds's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 8,127,060.76 kilograms, which is 111th largest amount in North Dakota out of 406 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 18,387.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Leeds as the 17th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leeds

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.137/kWh$0.080/kWh $206.36/mo.$104.08/mo.
119th 10.47¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leeds
348th $146.36 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leeds Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leeds, North Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative BUNDLED
Northern Plains Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 10.51 180.87 209,786 22,058,000
Otter Tail Power Company BUNDLED 10.42 111.84 587,344 61,201,091

Maddock, ND Electric Overview

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On average, residents living in Maddock are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.47 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 3.38% lower than the state's average rate of 10.83 cents. Maddock is the 113th largest city in North Dakota, with a population of 402. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern Plains Electric Cooperative.

Maddock's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 7,391,580.15 kilograms, which is 113th largest amount in North Dakota out of 406 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 18,387.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Maddock as the 344th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Maddock

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.137/kWh$0.080/kWh $206.36/mo.$104.08/mo.
119th 10.47¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Maddock
348th $146.36 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Maddock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Maddock, North Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative BUNDLED
Northern Plains Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 10.51 180.87 209,786 22,058,000
Otter Tail Power Company BUNDLED 10.42 111.84 587,344 61,201,091

Benson County, North Dakota Details

Benson County, North Dakota Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity providers in Benson County, 50.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and North Dakota has restricted regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Benson County is 2.72%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Northern Plains Electric Cooperative, Nodak Electric, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Benson County ranks 384th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Benson County:

  • Brinsmade, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Esmond, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Knox, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Leeds, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Maddock, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Minnewaukan, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Oberon, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%
  • Warwick, North Dakota:
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 33.28%
    • Nodak Electric: 33.36%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.36%
  • York, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Maddock, North Dakota Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Northern Plains Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 25.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Benson County, North Dakota?

By total revenue, Northern Plains Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Benson County, North Dakota.

What electricity companies offer service in Benson County, North Dakota?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Otter Tail Power Company 1,952
2 Northern Plains Electric Cooperative 1,622
3 Nodak Electric 872

How many electric companies offer service in Benson County, North Dakota?

Benson County, North Dakota is home to 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-03-13