Benson Municipal Utilities

About Benson Municipal Utilities

The most recent data reported by the company showed a total customer base of 1,819 customers. Exactly 1,509 are residential accounts, 254 are commercial customers and 56 are industrial accounts. Benson Municipal Utilities' patrons pay an average residential electricity rate of 9.22 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 30.50% lower than the national average price of 13.26 cents, resulting in the provider ranking 339th lowest for average electricity price out of 2922 companies in the US. In 2019 the company sold 34,418 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users and 60 megawatt hours to other providers in the wholesale market. Power generation facilities owned by Benson Municipal Utilities generated 106 megawatt hours and an additional 36,518 megawatt hours were purchased on wholesale channels. Their total revenue for 2019 from electricity activities was $4,111,900, with 75.78% coming from retail sales to end users and 0.02% from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $104.42, while the Benson Municipal Utilities average is 25.47% lower at $74.38 per month. This is the 26th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in Minnesota. By total customers, Benson Municipal Utilities is the 100th largest provider out of 169 suppliers in the state. The provider produces 547th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources per year. Benson Municipal Utilities ranks as the 784th highest electricity producer out of 3510 providers in the US.

Benson Municipal Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Benson Municipal Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.093/kWh$0.091/kWh$80.12/mo.$72.18/mo.
339th9.22¢Benson Municipal Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
310th$74.38Average monthly electric bill for Benson Municipal Utilities's residential customers

Benson Municipal Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1410 Kansas Avenue
    Benson, Minnesota 56215
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rob Wolfington

Benson Municipal Utilities Contact

Benson Municipal Utilities Service

  • Outage Phone:(320) 843-3707
Energy provider of the year for Minnesota, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
Minnesota, Major Provider Category
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Benson Municipal Utilities Energy Makeup

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Benson Municipal Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Minnesota1,8192,958,700112100%

Power Plants Owned by Benson Municipal Utilities

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Benson MN Distillate Fuel Oil 8055,932.66699.16

Benson Municipal Utilities Fuel Makeup

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Benson Municipal Utilities FAQ:

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

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Benson Municipal Utilities is 9.22 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Benson Municipal Utilities’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Benson Municipal Utilities produces 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What is the phone number for Benson Municipal Utilities?

The Benson Municipal Utilities phone number is (320) 843-3707.

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

Consumers of Benson Municipal Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $74.38.

What percentage of Benson Municipal Utilities’s electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Benson Municipal Utilities generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

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

Benson Municipal Utilities is associated with or owns one power plant.

Who is the CEO of Benson Municipal Utilities?

Benson Municipal Utilities’s CEO is Rob Wolfington .

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-03