Benson Municipal Utilities

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About Benson Municipal Utilities

Benson Municipal Utilities provides electricity in Swift County, Minnesota. The supplier has 1,509 residential customer accounts, 254 commercial customers and 56 industrial customers. Benson Municipal Utilities' customers pay an average residential electricity rate of 9.22 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 34.67% less than the national average rate of 14.11 cents, which ranks the supplier 303rd out of 2923 companies in the nation for best average electricity price. Of the 36,624 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 60 were by way of wholesale channels. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 0.29% and 99.71%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. Power facilities owned by the company generated 106 megawatt hours and an additional 36,518 were acquired via wholesale channels. Their revenue in 2019 from electricity related activities was $4,111,900, with $3,116,000 coming from retail sales to end users and $700 from wholesale electricity sales.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Benson Municipal Utilities is $74.38. Consumers of the supplier pay 21.89% less compared to the rest of the state. Benson Municipal Utilities is ranked as the 824th highest total electricity generator out of 3509 providers in the US. Benson Municipal Utilities is the 2132nd largest electricity company out of 3509 providers in the US based on total megawatt hours sold. With 95 megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels, Benson Municipal Utilities is the 41st largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources out of 166 companies in the state

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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.093/kWh$0.091/kWh$80.12/mo.$72.18/mo.
303rd9.22¢Benson Municipal Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
274th$74.38Average monthly electricity bill for Benson Municipal Utilities' residential customers

Benson Municipal Utilities Overview

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

Benson Municipal Utilities Contact

Benson Municipal Utilities Service

  • Outage Phone:(320) 843-3707

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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%

Benson Municipal Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Swift County9,838512.33$184.68/mo

Power Plants Owned by Benson Municipal Utilities

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Benson MN Distillate Fuel Oil 9568,230.44718.22

Benson Municipal Utilities Fuel Makeup

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Benson Municipal Utilities FAQ:

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

Benson Municipal Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $74.38, compared to the Minnesota average of $101.96 and the US of $101.96 for bundled service.

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

Benson Municipal Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 9.22 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 14.13 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

What is the phone number for Benson Municipal Utilities?

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

What percentage of Benson Municipal Utilities' electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Power production facilities owned by or associated with Benson Municipal Utilities generate 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What percentage of Benson Municipal Utilities' electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Benson Municipal Utilities produces 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

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

There is one power plant owned by or associated with Benson Municipal Utilities.

Who is the CEO of Benson Municipal Utilities?

Rob Wolfington is the CEO of Benson Municipal Utilities.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01