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About ALLETE

ALLETE is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota and supplies electricity in 2 states within the country This service territory also includes 105 cities within these states. Currently, 164,656 customers are provided electricity by the supplier. These customers are a mix of 83.74% residential properties, 15.96% commercial customers and 0.30% industrial locations. The average residential electricity price for ALLETE is about 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.49% lower than the nationwide average of 13.71 cents. The company sold 8,634,074 megawatt hours in 2020 via retail accounts. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 41.65% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 57.80%. In 2020, the company made $691,536,700 from retail electricity sales and $225,888,300 via sales via wholesale channels. Their total revenue from all electricity activities was $1,010,649,700.

Consumers of the supplier have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $92.84. This is 23.42% below the nationwide average bill of $121.23. There are 4,550,248.12 megawatt hours produced by the company from the burning of coal. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned by the electricity provider produce 362,633 megawatt hours, ranking the supplier as the 53rd largest producer of hydroelectric power in the nation out of 3509 providers. ALLETE is the 109th largest provider out of 3509 electricity companies in the US based on megawatt hours sold.

ALLETE Net Metering

Thankfully, ALLETE allows consumers to participate in net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for consumers to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

ALLETE currently loses around 3.31% of the electricity that they produce. This percentage of loss results in them being given a rank of 429th best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

ALLETE Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.073/kWh$127.11/mo.$48.00/mo.
2002nd13.23¢ALLETE's Average residential price per kWh
818th$92.84Average monthly electricity bill for ALLETE's residential customers

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    Quick Facts About ALLETE

    ALLETE is 273rd out of the 3509 companies in the US for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuels.

    ALLETE is ranked 31st out of 3509 providers that we track in the nation for the total percentage of electricity output coming from sustainable fuels.

    ALLETE is the 134th highest producer of electricity out of 3509 suppliers in the nation, producing 9,242,457.42 megawatt hours.

    ALLETE is the 152nd largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the US.

    ALLETE generates 220,140.1 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas and ranks 205th out of 3509 providers in the United States for total natural gas output.

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    Energy Loss

    ALLETE's energy loss due to business operations.

    -3.31%

    Total Energy Loss

    479,964MWh

    429 National Rank

    ALLETE Energy Makeup

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    ALLETE State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Minnesota149,448826,798,835391.32%
    Wisconsin15,20879,001,67398.68%

    ALLETE County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Benton County41,379315.36$133.39/mo
    Carlton County36,207414.53$122.74/mo
    Cass County30,066613.39$123.88/mo
    Crow Wing County66,123412.65$106.07/mo
    Douglas County44,295414.28$103.42/mo
    Hubbard County21,344413.02$139.28/mo
    Itasca County45,014616.04$125.38/mo
    Lake County10,905514.68$127.62/mo
    Morrison County34,010712.69$116.21/mo
    Pine County28,876315.25$133.74/mo

    Power Plants Owned by ALLETE

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Cohasset MN Coal 5,249,069.025,386,029,791.161,026.09
    Diamond Spring, LLCALLETE (100.00%)
    Johnston County OK Wind 995,709
    Bison 4 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
    Morton County ND Wind 715,972
    Caddo County OK Wind 303,773
    Bison 3 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
    Morton County ND Wind 300,931
    Bison 2 Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
    Morton County ND Wind 299,770
    Lake Benton IALLETE (100.00%)
    Lincoln County MN Wind 237,212
    Armenia Mountain Wind FarmALLETE (100.00%)
    Bradford County PA Wind 236,583
    Chanarambie Power Partners, LLCALLETE (100.00%)
    Murray County MN Wind 222,046
    Bison I Wind Energy CenterMinnesota Power (100.00%)
    Morton County ND Wind 216,375

    ALLETE Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    49.23%
    WIND
    Wind
    Wind
    Wind
    Wind
    Wind
    43.31%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    3.92%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    2.38%
    WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
    Wood/Wood Waste Solids
    1.15%

    Cities ALLETE Has Coverage

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

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    ALLETE FAQ:

    How many counties does ALLETE supply electricity in?

    There are 14 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by ALLETE including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

    Who is the CEO of ALLETE?

    ALLETE's current CEO is Alan Hodnik.

    What percentage of ALLETE's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?

    ALLETE generates 51.61% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

    How many states does ALLETE supply electricity in?

    There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by ALLETE including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

    How much is the average bundled bill for ALLETE customers each month?

    Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of ALLETE is $92.84. The national average is $121.23 for bundled service.

    What is the phone number for ALLETE?

    The ALLETE phone number is (218) 279-5000.

    Does ALLETE have any subsidiary companies?

    ALLETE is a parent company of Minnesota Power and Superior Water Light and Power.

    What percentage of ALLETE's electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

    ALLETE produces 48.39% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

    What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for ALLETE customers?

    ALLETE's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average United States BUNDLED rate of 13.71 cents.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with ALLETE?

    There are 29 power plants associated with or owned by ALLETE.

    What cities does ALLETE supply electricity in?

    ALLETE provides electricity in 105 cities throughout the nation.

    Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
    Published: 2022-03-13