Laurens Municipal Power and Communications

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications serves electricity to 9 cities in Iowa including cities such as Pocahontas, Laurens, Fonda, Rolfe, and Gilmore City. The entity is a municipally owned organization. The supplier last disclosed a total of 655 residential customers, 138 commercial accounts and 29 industrial customer accounts, which makes up the whole of their customer base. On average, Laurens Municipal Power and Communications charges their patrons a residential electricity price of 9.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.36% lower than the US average rate of 13.33 cents. They had sales of 25,377 megawatt hours in 2019 by way of retail sales and 16,940 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. Electricity generation plants owned by Laurens Municipal Power and Communications produced 64.77% of the megawatt hours sourced by the supplier and an additional 35.23% was procured by way of wholesale channels. Laurens Municipal Power and Communications had $3,791,000 in 2019. $404,000 of which came from wholesale electricity sales and $2,244,000 of which came from sales to retail end-users.

About Laurens Municipal Power and Communications

The state average monthly residential power bill is $108.81, while the Laurens Municipal Power and Communications average is 8.34% more at $118.83 per month. Laurens Municipal Power and Communications ranks 135th in the state for average monthly bill total. The supplier produces a total of 4,510.17 megawatt hours from coal use. Laurens Municipal Power and Communications ranks as the 50th highest electricity producer in Iowa out of 256 suppliers. The generation of megawatt hours sold by Laurens Municipal Power and Communications emits roughly 13,530,965.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which makes them the 75th highest polluting electricity company out of the 256 we track in the state.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications' electricity producing plants mainly use Coal for electricity generation. It is used for 99.90% of the electricity production by the company and a total of 4,510.17 megawatt hours are produced from it. The provider’s electricity sales have resulted in 13,530,965.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2407th highest in the United States out of 3511 companies and 75th highest in Iowa out of 256 suppliers. Additionally, the company ranks 19th highest in Iowa for emissions per megawatt hour sold, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 533.2 kilograms of emissions per megawatt hour sold. There are 2 electricity generation facilities connected to Laurens Municipal Power and Communications in one capacity or another, meaning they have the 688th most electricity plants linked to an electricity company out of the 3511 suppliers in the US that we follow.

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Net Metering

Unfortunately, Laurens Municipal Power and Communications does not offer net metering options to their customers. This is a negative for any consumer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering would allow them to sell their unused electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications currently loses around 0.21% of the electricity that they generate. The state of Iowa has an energy loss average of 3.00% and the national average is 2.72%, resulting in Laurens Municipal Power and Communications receiving a rank of 155th worst out of 256 companies reporting energy loss in Iowa.

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Rate & Electric Bills

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.090/kWh$0.089/kWh$130.02/mo.$114.12/mo.
352nd9.02¢Laurens Municipal Power and Communications's Average residential price per kWh
1919th$118.83Average monthly electric bill for Laurens Municipal Power and Communications's residential customers

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:272 North 3rd Street
    Laurens, Iowa 50554
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Laurens Municipal Power and Communications

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During the past year, Laurens Municipal Power and Communications's electricity sales activities have realized a 493,758.81 kilogram reduction in CO2 emissions.

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Laurens Municipal Power and Communications is the 105th largest supplier out of 256 electricity companies in Iowa based on number of customers.

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Laurens Municipal Power and Communications is the 30th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 3511 providers in the state.

Energy provider of the year for Iowa, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

88MWh

2677 National Rank

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Energy Makeup

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Laurens Municipal Power and Communications State Coverage

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Iowa8222,244,00086100%

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications County Coverage

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Pocahontas County6,619611.41$118.40/mo

Power Plants Owned by Laurens Municipal Power and Communications

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Woodbury County IA Coal 861,296.01850,028,709.99986.92No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Laurens IA Distillate Fuel Oil 3627,188.46755.24No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Fuel Makeup

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99.90%
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0.10%

Cities Laurens Municipal Power and Communications Has Coverage

  • Fonda, IA
  • Gilmore City, IA
  • Havelock, IA
  • Laurens, IA
  • Palmer, IA
  • Plover, IA
  • Pocahontas, IA
  • Rolfe, IA
  • Varina, IA

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

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Laurens Municipal Power and Communications FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Laurens Municipal Power and Communications customers?

The average rate of electricity for consumers of Laurens Municipal Power and Communications is 9.02 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bill for Laurens Municipal Power and Communications customers each month?

Consumers of Laurens Municipal Power and Communications pay, on average, a monthly bill of $118.83.

What percentage of Laurens Municipal Power and Communications’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications generates 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What percentage of Laurens Municipal Power and Communications’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

Power plants owned by or associated with Laurens Municipal Power and Communications generate 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Laurens Municipal Power and Communications?

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications is associated with or owns 2 power plants.

What is the phone number for Laurens Municipal Power and Communications?

The Laurens Municipal Power and Communications phone number is (712) 841-4526.

What cities does Laurens Municipal Power and Communications have customers in in?

Laurens Municipal Power and Communications has customers in 9 cities throughout the country including, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25