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Mercer County, North Dakota Electricity Overview

Mercer County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 33.03% lower than the United States average, at 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents.

As the largest generator of electricity out of 53 counties in North Dakota, Mercer County generates 10,778,799.01 megawatt hours of electricity.

Mercer County is the 17th largest county in North Dakota.

Mercer County generates 34,081.38 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 4th out of 53 counties in North Dakota for natural gas production.

Mercer County generates 10,728,634.12 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 1,276.46 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Mercer County the 2nd highest ranked county out of 53 counties in North Dakota for electricity production from coal per capita.

Mercer County consumes around 2.93% of the production put out by its power generation plants.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    315,670 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    37.56 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,778,799 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,778,799 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1,282.43 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    354,991,316 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    42,235.73 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Beulah

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Beulah Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

11.13¢ per kWh

  • 9.38% higher than last month
  • 13.96% higher than April last year
  • 1.82% lower than the North Dakota average
  • 34.2% lower than the US average
  • 331st in the state out of 406 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 122 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 100 since April last year
  • 2,485th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,166 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,390 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.06¢ per kWh

  • 1.04% higher than last month
  • 2.44% higher than April last year
  • 1.2% lower than the North Dakota average
  • 31.37% lower than the US average
  • 100th in the state out of 406 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 36 since April last year
  • 2,124th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 340 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 186 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$99.6 per month

  • 18.19% lower than last month
  • 1.85% lower than April last year
  • 3.73% lower than the North Dakota average
  • 11.66% lower than the US average
  • 153rd in the state out of 406 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 69 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 39 since April last year
  • 11,126th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6,965 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,282 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$107.33 per month

  • 0.15% lower than last month
  • 4.88% lower than April last year
  • 7.19% lower than the North Dakota average
  • 21.13% lower than the US average
  • 65th in the state out of 406 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 5,173rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 247 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,832 since April last year

Beulah, ND Electricity Overview

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Residents of Beulah are charged an average residential electricity price of 11.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.20% lower than North Dakota's average price of 11.20 cents. This ranks the city 100th out of 406 cities in North Dakota for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 7 total residential customers, Roughrider Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Beulah average is 22.24% below at $107.33 per month.

Beulah residents average 23,274.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 71,453,739.83 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Beulah has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Beulah

Beulah residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.086/kWh$155.76/mo.$69.71/mo.
100th11.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Beulah
65th$107.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Beulah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Beulah, North Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED11.3290.99764,13586,465,000
Roughrider Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.28123.75160,541.4416,500,511

Hazen, ND Electricity Overview

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Residents of Hazen are charged an average residential electricity price of 11.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.20% lower than North Dakota's average price of 11.20 cents. This ranks the city 100th out of 406 cities in North Dakota for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 4 total residential customers, Roughrider Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Hazen average is 22.24% below at $107.33 per month.

Hazen residents average 23,274.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 59,676,673.92 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Hazen has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hazen

Hazen residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.086/kWh$155.76/mo.$69.71/mo.
100th11.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hazen
65th$107.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hazen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hazen, North Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED11.3290.99764,13586,465,000
Roughrider Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.28123.75160,541.4416,500,511

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Stanton, ND Electricity Overview

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Residents of Stanton are charged an average residential electricity price of 11.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.74% higher than North Dakota's average price of 11.20 cents. This ranks the city 285th out of 406 cities in North Dakota for best average electricity rate. Stanton, North Dakota Electric Utility sells an estimated 3,090.36 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other vendor. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Stanton average is 20.08% lower at $110.3 per month.

Stanton residents average 23,274.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 9,775,430.21 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Stanton has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stanton

Stanton residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.086/kWh$157.10/mo.$80.63/mo.
285th11.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stanton
76th$110.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stanton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stanton, North Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED11.3290.99764,13586,465,000
Roughrider Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.28123.75160,541.4416,500,511
Stanton, North Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.57116.582,404.68302,295.7

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Electricity Production in Mercer County, North Dakota

Power Plants in Mercer County, North Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mercer County ND Coal 4,940,058.995,437,398,709.41,100.67
Mercer County ND Coal 3,272,195.013,707,047,846.521,132.89
Mercer County ND Coal 2,566,5452,977,003,544.891,159.93

Mercer County, North Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Mercer County residents emit 42,235.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting county out of 53 counties in the state. Total emissions in the county are 354,991,316.35 kilograms, which is the 7th worst total amount of pollution for any county in the state. The primary fuel used in Mercer County is Coal, making up 99.53% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 34,081.38 megawatt hours (0.32%) and 16,083.51 megawatt hours (0.15%), respectively. Mercer County has 3 power plants, which is 2nd highest in North Dakota.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.53%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.32%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.15%

Energy Loss

Mercer County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.69% of their energy lost per year. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Mercer County is ranked as the 2288th best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Mercer County:

  • Beulah, North Dakota:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 50.00%
    • Roughrider Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Golden Valley, North Dakota:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 50.00%
    • Roughrider Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Hazen, North Dakota:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 50.00%
    • Roughrider Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Pick City, North Dakota:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 50.00%
    • Roughrider Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Stanton, North Dakota:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.87%
    • Roughrider Electric Cooperative: 33.87%
    • Stanton, North Dakota Electric Utility: 32.25%
  • Zap, North Dakota:
    • Roughrider Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 50.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Mercer County, North Dakota?

By total customer count, Roughrider Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity company in Mercer County, North Dakota.

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

Mercer County, North Dakota is home to 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are within Mercer County, North Dakota?

There are 3 active electricity plants in Mercer County, North Dakota

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Roughrider Electric Cooperative3,174
2Montana Dakota Utilities2,718
3Stanton, North Dakota Electric Utility243

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-20