Alta Municipal Utilities

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About Alta Municipal Utilities

Alta Municipal Utilities provides electricity in Alta, Iowa. There are a total of 992 customer accounts who are receiving electricity from the company. These accounts are made up of 834 residential customer accounts and 158 commercial accounts. On average, Alta Municipal Utilities' residential electricity rate is 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 21.69% lower than the average nationwide rate of 13.71 cents. The company sold 18,780 megawatt hours in 2019 through traditional retail accounts. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 0.63% and 99.37%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced. Electricity plants the company owns generated 119 megawatt hours and an additional 18,661 were acquired on the wholesale electricity market. In 2019, the company made $1,933,000 from retail electricity sales.

Patrons of the supplier pay an average residential electricity bill of $107.28. This is 11.50% less than the national average of $121.23. Electricity production plants associated with the company use non-renewable fuels to generate 100.00% of their total electricity production, or 3,651.97 megawatt hours. This total ranks them at 402nd in the United States out of 3509 providers. The provider is the 35th highest in Iowa out of 177 companies for megawatt hours produced by burning natural gas. Alta Municipal Utilities produces 3,651.97 megawatt hours from their electricity facilities, which ranks them as the 580th largest producer of electricity in the US out of 3509 electricity providers.

Alta Municipal Utilities Net Metering

Consumers of Alta Municipal Utilities have the ability to use net metering. This is a positive for any customer considering installing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess megawatt hours back into the grid.

Alta Municipal Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Alta Municipal Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.104/kWh$107.28/mo.$105.16/mo.
801st10.73¢Alta Municipal Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
1324th$107.28Average monthly electricity bill for Alta Municipal Utilities' residential customers

Alta Municipal Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:223 South Main Street
    Alta, Iowa 51002
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Alta Municipal Utilities

Based on total customers, Alta Municipal Utilities is the 90th largest supplier out of 177 suppliers in the state.

Roughly 94.99% of Alta Municipal Utilities' total electricity comes from the use of coal.

Alta Municipal Utilities Energy Makeup

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Alta Municipal Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Iowa9921,984,00086100%

Alta Municipal Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Buena Vista County20,823512.77$183.35/mo

Power Plants Owned by Alta Municipal Utilities

Alta Municipal Utilities Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
94.99%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
4.95%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.06%

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Alta Municipal Utilities FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Alta Municipal Utilities?

Alta Municipal Utilities is associated with or owns 2 power plants.

What is the average bundled bill for Alta Municipal Utilities customers each month?

Consumers of Alta Municipal Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $107.28.

What percentage of Alta Municipal Utilities' electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

Power generation plants owned by or associated with Alta Municipal Utilities generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Alta Municipal Utilities?

The Alta Municipal Utilities phone number is (712) 200-1122.

What percentage of Alta Municipal Utilities' electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Alta Municipal Utilities produce 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Alta Municipal Utilities customers?

Alta Municipal Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Iowa bundled rate of 12.39 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.71 cents.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01