Ward County, North Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ward County, North Dakota Electricity Overview

Averaging generation of 5 megawatt hours per citizen per year, Ward County ranks 1054th out of 3221 counties in generation per capita in the nation.

Wind turbines produce 5 megawatt hours per year per citizen for Ward County residents, which is 342nd highest county out of 3221 counties in the country.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Ward County experienced a 0.77% increase throughout the past year.

Citizens of Ward County pay around 13.44% less than the $123.86 national average monthly residential electricity expense.

Electricity from wind energy generated in Ward County totals 349,441 megawatt hours, ranking Ward County 292nd out of 3221 counties in the US for wind power production.

Ward County emitted 1,065,320,366.07 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 329th worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,108,692 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    30.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    349,441 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    349,441 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,065,320,366 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,236.49 kg

Minot, ND Electricity Overview

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Minot's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 10.79 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Minot average is 12.67% below at $108.17 per month. Northern States Power Company has an estimated 330 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 883,505,585.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Minot is the 4th worst out of 406 cities in North Dakota for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 18,262.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Minot as the 10th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Minot

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.087/kWh$145.37/mo.$77.77/mo.
199th10.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Minot
60th$108.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Minot Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Minot, North Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power CooperativeBUNDLED
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED10.3785.78783,16981,234,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.0297.24793,28095,346,950
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED10.28114.61610,10362,716,381
Verendrye Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.27135.06223,63422,967,000

Zips with electric coverage in Minot, North Dakota include: 58701, 58703, 58707, 58702

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Minot AFB CDP, ND Electricity Overview

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Minot AFB CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 10.79 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Minot AFB CDP average is 12.67% below at $108.17 per month. Northern States Power Company has an estimated 93 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 91,625,101.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Minot AFB CDP is the 14th worst out of 406 cities in North Dakota for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 18,262.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Minot AFB CDP as the 10th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Minot AFB CDP

Minot AFB CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.087/kWh$145.37/mo.$77.77/mo.
199th10.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Minot AFB CDP
53rd$108.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Minot AFB CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Minot AFB CDP, North Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power CooperativeBUNDLED
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED10.3785.78783,16981,234,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.0297.24793,28095,346,950
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED10.28114.61610,10362,716,381
Verendrye Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.27135.06223,63422,967,000

Zips with electric coverage in Minot AFB CDP, North Dakota include: 58703, 58704, 58705, 58740

Surrey, ND Electricity Overview

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Surrey's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the residents, this price is below both the state and US average prices of 10.79 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Surrey average is 12.67% below at $108.17 per month. Northern States Power Company has an estimated 25 residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city.

Emitting 24,782,790.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Surrey is the 39th worst out of 406 cities in North Dakota for total pollution from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 18,262.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Surrey as the 340th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Surrey

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.087/kWh$145.37/mo.$77.77/mo.
199th10.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Surrey
53rd$108.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Surrey Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Surrey, North Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Basin Electric Power CooperativeBUNDLED
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED10.3785.78783,16981,234,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.0297.24793,28095,346,950
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED10.28114.61610,10362,716,381
Verendrye Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.27135.06223,63422,967,000

Electricity Production in Ward County, North Dakota

Power Plants in Ward County, North Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ward County ND Wind 332,941
Ward County ND Wind 16,500

Ward County, North Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 329th worst ranked county in the nation, Ward County releases 1,065,320,366.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 15,236.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 35th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity producing plants in the county mainly use Wind, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Ward County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 10th highest number of plants within a county in North Dakota.

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Ward County, North Dakota Net Metering

Roughly 28.57% of the electricity providers in Ward County offer net metering to their customers. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

There are 5 electricity companies in Ward County that report energy loss, including Verendrye Electric Cooperative, Montana Dakota Utilities, and Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative. Combined, these 5 electricity providers average an annual energy loss of 5.94% of electricity produced. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Ward County ranks 2465th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Ward County:

  • Berthold, North Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 16.67%
    • Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 16.67%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Northern States Power Company: 16.67%
  • Burlington, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
  • Carpio, North Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
  • Des Lacs, North Dakota:
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
  • Donnybrook, North Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 16.67%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 16.67%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 16.67%
    • Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
  • Douglas, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
  • Kenmare, North Dakota:
    • Burke Divide Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
  • Makoti, North Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 16.67%
    • Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 16.67%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 16.67%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
  • Minot, North Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
  • Ryder, North Dakota:
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 19.93%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 19.93%
    • Mountrail Williams Electric Cooperative: 0.34%
    • Northern States Power Company: 19.93%
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 19.93%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 19.93%
  • Sawyer, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
  • Surrey, North Dakota:
    • Basin Electric Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 20.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.00%
    • Verendrye Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Montana Dakota Utilities: 20.00%

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

FAQ

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

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

The largest electricity company in Ward County, North Dakota by total customer count is Northern States Power Company.

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

Ward County, North Dakota has 7 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

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

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Ward County, North Dakota

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27