Austin Utilities

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About Austin Utilities

Austin Utilities serves 2 cities in the state of Minnesota including Austin, Mapleview, and Lansing CDP. The supplier has 1,202 commercial customer accounts, 10,633 residential accounts and one industrial customer spread throughout their service area. On average, Austin Utilities' consumers pay a residential electricity rate of 13.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.59% lower than the average US price of 14.11 cents. They sold 336,408 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2020. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours purchased by way of the wholesale market. They purchased 344,261 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, the provider earned $35,315,000 from retail electricity sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $101.96, while the Austin Utilities average is 12.78% less at $85.86 per month. This is the 61st lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. Electricity generation is not part of the Austin Utilities business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their customers.

Austin Utilities Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Austin Utilities and residents who get their electricity from the company. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as individuals have no way to sell extra energy back into the grid.

Energy Loss

All providers who produce electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat depletion or other factors. Austin Utilities is no different, as they have a yearly loss of around 2.28% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Minnesota has an energy loss average of 2.22% and the nationwide average is 2.76%, resulting in Austin Utilities receiving a rank of 8th best out of 166 providers reporting energy loss in Minnesota.

Austin Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Austin Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.137/kWh$88.11/mo.$83.58/mo.
2180th13.75¢Austin Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
570th$85.86Average monthly electricity bill for Austin Utilities' residential customers

Austin Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1908 14th Street North East
    Austin, Minnesota 55912
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Mark Nibaur

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Energy Loss

Austin Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


228 National Rank

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Austin Utilities State Coverage

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

Austin Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Mower County40,029513.78$123.28/mo

Cities Austin Utilities Has Coverage

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

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Austin Utilities FAQ:

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Austin Utilities is $85.86. The Minnesota average bundled bill is $101.96 and the United States average is $101.96.

Who is the CEO of Austin Utilities?

The current CEO of Austin Utilities is Mark Nibaur.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Austin Utilities customers?

Austin Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 13.75 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Minnesota bundled rate of 14.13 cents and the average US rate of 14.11 cents.

What cities does Austin Utilities offer service to?

Austin Utilities supplies in 2 cities.

What is the phone number for Austin Utilities?

You can reach Austin Utilities by phone via (507) 433-8886.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-09