Morton County, North Dakota Electric Profile

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Morton County, North Dakota Overview

Wind generates 2,904,543 megawatt hours of electricity in Morton County. This equals roughly 87.25 megawatt hours per person in Morton County being produced from wind power, giving the county a rank of 128th highest county in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Morton County ranks 7th out of 53 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents using over 900,000 megawatt hours.

There was a 14.47% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the last year in Morton County.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Morton County is 1.60% lower than the North Dakota average monthly residential expense.

Natural gas makes up 0.62% of the electric production in Morton County, giving it a ranking of 677th countrywide out of 3221 counties for natural gas production.

Morton County is the 4th largest producer of electricity in the state out of 53 counties, producing 3,495,618 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    981,714  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    29.49  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,495,618  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,914,252  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    581,366  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    105  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    191,298,650  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,746.26  kg

Mandan, ND Electric Overview

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Mandan averages a residential electricity price of 12.27 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 13.23% more than North Dakota's average rate of 10.83 cents and 10.85% below the US average of 13.76 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $111.93. This is 1.59% below the North Dakota average bill of $113.74. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Montana Dakota Utilities.

Emitting 445,076,092.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Mandan ranks 8th worst out of 406 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 18,387.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 17th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 713,807.85 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mandan

Mandan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.126/kWh$0.086/kWh $120.47/mo.$51.55/mo.
389th 12.27¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mandan
141st $111.93 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mandan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mandan, North Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative BUNDLED
Montana Dakota Utilities BUNDLED 10.35 83.59 764,762 79,143,000
Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 14.18 140.27 89,657.3 12,717,251.67

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New Salem, ND Electric Overview

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New Salem averages a residential electricity price of 12.27 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 13.23% more than North Dakota's average rate of 10.83 cents and 10.85% below the US average of 13.76 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $111.93 per month, while the state average is $113.74. Selling an estimated 75.28 megawatt hours a year, Montana Dakota Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emitting 17,890,565.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions, New Salem ranks 59th worst out of 406 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 18,387.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 17th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 28,692.68 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Salem

New Salem residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.126/kWh$0.086/kWh $120.47/mo.$51.55/mo.
389th 12.27¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Salem
141st $111.93 Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Salem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Salem, North Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative BUNDLED
Montana Dakota Utilities BUNDLED 10.35 83.59 764,762 79,143,000
Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 14.18 140.27 89,657.3 12,717,251.67

Hebron, ND Electric Overview

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Hebron averages a residential electricity price of 12.27 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 13.23% more than North Dakota's average rate of 10.83 cents and 10.85% below the US average of 13.76 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $111.93 per month, while the state average is $113.74. Selling an estimated 81.1 megawatt hours a year, Montana Dakota Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emitting 14,599,290.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hebron ranks 70th worst out of 406 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 18,387.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 344th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 23,414.17 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hebron

Hebron residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.126/kWh$0.086/kWh $120.47/mo.$51.55/mo.
389th 12.27¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hebron
141st $111.93 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hebron Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hebron, North Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative BUNDLED
Montana Dakota Utilities BUNDLED 10.35 83.59 764,762 79,143,000
Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 14.18 140.27 89,657.3 12,717,251.67

Energy Production in Morton County, North Dakota

Power Plants in Morton County, North Dakota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Bison 4 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 805,997
Morton County ND Coal 507,672 670,197,672.08 1,320.14 Yes
Oliver Wind III, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 404,373
Sunflower Wind ProjectNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 402,008
Glen Ullin Energy CenterGreat American West Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 398,063
Bison 3 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 320,752
Bison 2 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 316,299
Bison I Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 257,051
Tesoro Mandan Cogeneration PlantTesoro Refining and Marketing Co LLC (100.00%)
Morton County ND Other Gas 53,702 10,964,849 204.18
Morton County ND Waste Heat 29,701

Morton County, North Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Morton County has the 1246th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 191,298,650.38 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 5,746.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Morton County is the 1150th highest polluting county in the country. Wind makes up 83.09% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Morton County. Coal and Other Gas make up 14.07% and 1.10% of production, respectively. Morton County is home to 10 power plants, which is the highest number of power plants within a county in North Dakota.

WIND
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Wind
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Wind
83.09%
COAL
Coal
Coal
14.07%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
1.10%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.85%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.62%
OTHER
Other
0.28%

Morton County, North Dakota Net Metering

Morton County has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are heavily restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Morton County is about 5.88% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Morton County a rank of 45th best in North Dakota out of 53.

Providers In Each City in Morton County:

  • Almont, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Flasher, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Glen Ullin, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Hebron, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Mandan, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • New Salem, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Solen, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 33.33%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Montana Dakota Utilities 4,672
2 Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative 3,555

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

The largest electricity supplier in Morton County, North Dakota by megawatt hours sold is Montana Dakota Utilities.

How many power plants are in Morton County, North Dakota?

Morton County, North Dakota has 10 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Morton County, North Dakota has 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-21