Polk County, Nebraska Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Nebraska Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Polk County experienced a 0.70% rise over the previous year.

Polk County ranks 54th out of 93 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens consuming over 0 megawatt hours.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has dropped by 4.95% over the past 12 months in Polk County.

Polk County ranks 375th highest county in the nation out of 3221 counties for electricity per resident produced from wind power. Producing 11,577 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 5,214, this averages out to 2.22 megawatt hours per person each year from wind power.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Polk County totals $144.48. For comparison, the Nebraska average bill is $108.05

At an average residential price of 10.21 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Polk County benefit from a 27.02% discount from the national average rate.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    85,975 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    11,577 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    11,577 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.22 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    38,522,904 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,388.36 kg

Stromsburg, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.45 cents per kilowatt hour for Stromsburg, which is 32.53% more than the average Nebraska rate of 10.90 cents. Selling an estimated 2,355.44 megawatt hours each year, Stromsburg, Nebraska Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Stromsburg averages 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 9,759,002.43 kilograms, which is the 99th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Nebraska. All of the electricity sold in Stromsburg has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stromsburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.111/kWh$149.07/mo.$104.19/mo.
547th14.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stromsburg
215th$112.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stromsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stromsburg, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Polk County Rural Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.15144.8852,032.285,281,741.9
Stromsburg, Nebraska Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.51112.124,968.88721,166.93

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Osceola, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.15 cents per kilowatt hour for Osceola, which is 6.89% less than the average Nebraska rate of 10.90 cents. Osceola has 875 citizens, which is the 131st most populated city in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.05, while the Osceola average is 34.08% more at $144.88 per month. This ranks the city 417th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Osceola averages 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 7,470,802.39 kilograms, which is the 131st highest total amount of pollution for a city in Nebraska. All of the electricity sold in Osceola has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Osceola

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.102/kWh$149.07/mo.$137.16/mo.
200th10.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Osceola
417th$144.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Osceola Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Osceola, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Polk County Rural Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.15144.8852,032.285,281,741.9

Shelby, NE Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.15 cents per kilowatt hour for Shelby, which is 6.89% less than the average Nebraska rate of 10.90 cents. Shelby has 710 citizens, which is the 160th most populated city in the state. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.05, while the Shelby average is 34.08% more at $144.88 per month. This ranks the city 417th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Shelby averages 8,538.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 6,062,022.51 kilograms, which is the 160th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Nebraska. All of the electricity sold in Shelby has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shelby

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.102/kWh$149.07/mo.$137.16/mo.
200th10.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shelby
417th$144.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shelby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shelby, Nebraska

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Polk County Rural Public Power DistrictBUNDLED10.15144.8852,032.285,281,741.9

Electricity Production in Polk County, Nebraska

Power Plants in Polk County, Nebraska

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Polk County Renewables, LLCPolk County Renewables, LLC (100.00%)
Polk County NE Wind 11,577

Polk County, Nebraska Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Polk County averages 7,388.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which ranks them 731st worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 38,522,904.27 kilograms, the county ranks 45th highest in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. The county is home to one power generation plant. Polk County's fuel of choice is Wind, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source.

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Polk County, Nebraska Net Metering

Polk County has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Nebraska has highly restricted regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Osceola, Nebraska:
    • Polk County Rural Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Polk, Nebraska:
    • Polk, Nebraska Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Shelby, Nebraska:
    • Polk County Rural Public Power District: 100.00%
  • Stromsburg, Nebraska:
    • Polk County Rural Public Power District: 1.50%
    • Stromsburg, Nebraska Electric Utility: 98.50%

* 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 Polk County, Nebraska?

The largest electricity supplier in Polk County, Nebraska by megawatt hours sold is Polk County Rural Public Power District.

How many electric companies offer service in Polk County, Nebraska?

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Polk County, Nebraska.

How many power plants are within Polk County, Nebraska?

There is one power plant in Polk County, Nebraska

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Nebraska?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24