Morton County, North Dakota Electric Profile

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Residents of Morton County consume enough electricity to emit 6,216.15 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, which is the 37th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in North Dakota.

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Morton County ranks 5th out of 53 counties in the state for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 558,791.81 of the county’s 3,079,481 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.

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15.03 megawatt hours of electricity per person are produced using coal in Morton County. This is 146th most out of 3220 counties in the country.

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The use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Morton County grew by 9.64% last year.

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Morton County uses non-renewable sources to produce 17.82 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 366th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

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There was a 0.23% increase in CO2 emissions per capita in the previous year in Morton County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    922,717 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    29.42 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,079,481 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,520,689 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    558,792 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    98.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    194,963,347 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,216.15 kg

Mandan, ND Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Mandan are paying an average residential electricity price of 12.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.44% more than the average North Dakota rate of 10.71 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The city's plants use non-renewable fuel sources for 100.00% of their electricity generation, which is 55,378 megawatt hours. There are 19,557.66 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city by burning natural gas. This is the most for a city in the state out of 401 cities.

Mandan is the 8th worst ranked city in North Dakota out of 401 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 393,611,147.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 17,649.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 392nd worst in North Dakota for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 3rd most in the state and 11th most when considering power plants per capita Mandan's power plants most often use Other Gas, which makes up 64.68% (or 35,820.34 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mandan

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.086/kWh$120.47/mo.$64.82/mo.
385th12.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mandan
140th$112.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mandan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mandan, North Dakota

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Basin Electric Power CooperativeBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Montana Dakota Utilities BUNDLED10.3284.47No DataIcon representing missing value.775,04479,975,000
Mor-Gran-Sou Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.18140.27No DataIcon representing missing value.89,657.312,717,251.67
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

New Salem, ND Electric Overview

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On average, New Salem's residents purchase residential average priceelectricity for 12.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.44% above the average state price of 10.71 cents and 8.91% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the New Salem average is 6.54% below at $112.37 per month. The city produces over 0 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 5th most in total generation for a city in the state.

Releasing 2,369,066.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions, New Salem is the 219th worst out of 401 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city also ranks 394th highest in North Dakota in pollution per resident, averaging 2,083.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the city. The city has the 3rd highest power producing plant of any city in North Dakota, with one total plant. This translates to the 6th most plants per person in the state. For electricity generation purposes, New Salem's primary fuel source is Waste Heat, accounting for 29,701 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.086/kWh$120.47/mo.$64.82/mo.
385th12.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Salem
140th$112.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Salem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Salem, North Dakota

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Basin Electric Power CooperativeBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Montana Dakota Utilities BUNDLED10.3284.4729,701775,04479,975,000
Mor-Gran-Sou Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.18140.27No DataIcon representing missing value.89,657.312,717,251.67
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Hebron, ND Electric Overview

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Hebron has an average residential electricity rate of 12.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.44% more than the state's average rate of 10.71 cents. Montana Dakota Utilities is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Hebron is home to 867 residents, resulting in it being the 67th most populated city in North Dakota.

Electricity consumption in Hebron creates 16,117,802.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 66th most of any city in North Dakota. Additionally, the city ranks 9th worst in North Dakota in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hebron

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.086/kWh$120.47/mo.$64.82/mo.
385th12.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hebron
140th$112.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hebron Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hebron, North Dakota

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Basin Electric Power CooperativeBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Montana Dakota Utilities BUNDLED10.3284.47No DataIcon representing missing value.775,04479,975,000
Mor-Gran-Sou Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.18140.27No DataIcon representing missing value.89,657.312,717,251.67
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Morton County, North Dakota

Power Plants in Morton County, North Dakota

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Bison 4 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 805,997No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Morton County ND Coal 482,029636,649,881.661,320.77YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Glen Ullin Energy CenterGreat American West Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 406,832No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Oliver Wind III, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 405,442No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bison 3 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 320,752No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bison 2 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 316,299No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bison I Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
Morton County ND Wind 257,051No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Tesoro Mandan Cogeneration PlantTesoro Refining and Marketing Co LLC (100.00%)
Mandan ND Other Gas 55,37814,022,007.02253.21No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
New Salem ND Waste Heat 29,701No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Morton County, North Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Morton County results in the release of 194,963,346.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 13th highest in the state out of 53 counties. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,216.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 37th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity facilities in the county most often use Wind, which makes up 2,512,373 megawatt hours (or 81.58%) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. When combined with Coal (15.30%) and Other Gas (1.16%), the three fuel types account for 98.05% of the production in the county. Morton County has 9 power producing plants in the county. This is the 251st most power plants within a single county and the 299th highest number of plants per resident, out of 3220 counties, in the country.

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81.58%
COAL
Coal
Coal
15.30%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
1.16%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.96%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.71%
OTHER
Other
0.27%

Morton County, North Dakota Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Morton County supplying electricity. Of those 4, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Morton County is about 5.88% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the North Dakota average is 2.13%, resulting in a rank of 2517th best in the nation and a state rank of 44th best out of 3220 and 53 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Morton County:

  • Almont, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 25.00%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 25.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Flasher, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 25.00%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 25.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Glen Ullin, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 25.00%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 25.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Hebron, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 25.00%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 25.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Mandan, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 25.00%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 25.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
  • New Salem, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 25.00%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 25.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Solen, North Dakota:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 0.77%
    • Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative: 33.08%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities : 33.08%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 33.08%

* 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?

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1Montana Dakota Utilities 4,671
2Mor-Gran-Sou Electric Cooperative3,555
3Western Area Power Administration1

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

Morton County, North Dakota is home to 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, Montana Dakota Utilities is the largest electricity company in Morton County, North Dakota.

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

There are 9 power plants located in Morton County, North Dakota

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16