Montana Dakota Utilities

With headquarters in McGregor, North Dakota, Montana Dakota Utilities operates in 4 states throughout the nation including Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Wyoming. On recent government reports, the supplier had a total of 143,947 electricity customers being supplied electricity by the company. This total is made up of 230 industrial customer accounts, 24,811 commercial customers and 118,906 residential accounts. Montana Dakota Utilities 's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.59 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than the US average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour. In 2020 they sold 90.06% of their total megawatt hours disposed via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity generated in the company’s power plants made up 2,647,746 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 890,054. In 2020, the provider made a total of $331,974,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $297,089,000 coming from retail sales to end users and $747,000 from sales to the wholesale market.

About Montana Dakota Utilities

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Montana Dakota Utilities is $87.18. Electricity production facilities managed by the provider use non-renewable fuels to generate 66.28% of their total electricity generation, or 1,499,204.06 megawatt hours. They rank 218th in the United States out of 3511 suppliers. There are 1,464,292.5 megawatt hours produced by the provider using coal, which is the 139th most out of 3511 suppliers in the nation. Around 0.33 of the electricity generated by the provider is generated by wind turbines.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Montana Dakota Utilities 's power plants, Coal makes up 64.74% of the fuel used for electricity production, with a total of 1,464,292.5 megawatt hours being produced using the fuel. Wind and Waste Heat are also primary fuel sources for the provider, with 754,413 (33.35%) and 29,701 (1.31%) megawatt hours produced from each type, respectively. For every megawatt hour sold by the company there are 694.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the supplier 57th highest in the United States for pollution per megawatt hour sold. While not as telling of a statistic (more megawatt hours sold almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions by Montana Dakota Utilities from electricity sales is 2,278,451,026.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 217th most in the country. There are 12 power plants linked to Montana Dakota Utilities in one capacity or another, which means they have the 199th most generating plants connected to an electricity supplier out of the 3511 providers operating in the United States that we track.

Montana Dakota Utilities Net Metering

Consumers of Montana Dakota Utilities are able to participate in net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess megawatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible .

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Montana Dakota Utilities recently reported a loss of 8.33% of their electricity production amount. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This results in Montana Dakota Utilities receiving a ranking of 63rd worst out of 3511 suppliers in the United States.

Montana Dakota Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Montana Dakota Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.089/kWh$117.44/mo.$65.95/mo.
456th10.59¢Montana Dakota Utilities 's Average residential price per kWh
355th$87.18Average monthly electric bill for Montana Dakota Utilities 's residential customers

Montana Dakota Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:MDU Resources Group
  • CEO:Nicole A. Kivisto

Montana Dakota Utilities Contact

Montana Dakota Utilities Service

  • Outage Phone:(800) 638-3278

Quick Facts About Montana Dakota Utilities

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Montana Dakota Utilities is the 218th largest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3511 suppliers, producing 2,261,933.25 megawatt hours.

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Over the course of the preceding 12 months, Montana Dakota Utilities 's electricity sales activities have realized a 2.28% drop in CO2 pollution.

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Montana Dakota Utilities 's electricity plants generate 3,796.03 megawatt hours using natural gas.

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Based on total customers, Montana Dakota Utilities is the 200th largest provider out of 3511 in the nation.

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Montana Dakota Utilities releases 2,278,451,026.1 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases due to electricity sold, which ranks it as the 217th highest polluting electricity company in the nation out of 3511.

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Montana Dakota Utilities produces 762,729.19 megawatt hours (or 33.72% of their total generation) from the use of renewable fuel types in their electricity plants.

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Energy Loss

Montana Dakota Utilities 's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

296,252MWh

63 National Rank

Montana Dakota Utilities Energy Makeup

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Montana Dakota Utilities State Coverage

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Montana25,60467,227,000516.73%
North Dakota93,379194,077,000664.29%
South Dakota8,51114,529,000226.03%
Wyoming16,45327,987,0001112.95%

Montana Dakota Utilities County Coverage

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Adams County2,216410.95$114.56/mo
Bottineau County6,282510.11$123.21/mo
Bowman County3,024410.95$114.56/mo
Brown County38,839410.95$139.50/mo
Burke County2,11548.31$97.97/mo
Burleigh County95,626510.30$100.68/mo
Campbell County1,376211.03$97.11/mo
Carter County1,252110.91$87.76/mo
Corson County4,086111.03$97.11/mo
Custer County11,402210.91$87.76/mo

Power Plants Owned by Montana Dakota Utilities

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Mercer County ND Coal 2,470,1282,814,751,669.221,139.52No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Campbell County WY Coal 843,013938,248,839.681,112.97No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Thunder Spirit Wind, LLCMontana Dakota Utilities (100.00%)
Adams County ND Wind 600,12616,986,008.5628.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Morton County ND Coal 482,029636,649,881.661,320.77YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Richland County MT Coal 167,510213,225,811.921,272.91YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Diamond Willow Wind FacilityMontana Dakota Utilities (100.00%)
Fallon County MT Wind 98,5412,789,113.1628.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rhame ND Wind 55,7461,577,832.8828.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
New Salem ND Waste Heat 29,70117,283,409.11581.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Custer County MT Natural Gas 238325,171.451,366.27No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Williston ND Distillate Fuel Oil 63,926.4654.4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Montana Dakota Utilities Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
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Coal
64.74%
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Wind
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33.35%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
1.31%
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Tire-derived Fuels
0.37%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.17%
OTHER
Other
0.06%

Cities Montana Dakota Utilities Has Coverage

  • Aberdeen, SD
  • Akaska, SD
  • Alamo, ND
  • Alexander, ND
  • Almont, ND
  • Ambrose, ND
  • Amidon, ND
  • Antler, ND
  • Arnegard, ND
  • Artas, SD
  • Ashley, ND
  • Bainville, MT
  • Baker, MT
  • Beach, ND
  • Belfield, ND
  • Berlin, ND
  • Berthold, ND
  • Beulah, ND
  • Bismarck, ND
  • Bison, SD
  • Bottineau, ND
  • Bowbells, ND
  • Bowdle, SD
  • Bowman, ND
  • Braddock, ND
  • Brockton, MT
  • Bucyrus, ND
  • Buffalo, SD
  • Burlington, ND
  • Camp Crook, SD
  • Carpio, ND
  • Carson, ND
  • Center, ND
  • Chelsea, SD
  • Claremont, SD
  • Columbia, SD
  • Columbus, ND
  • Cresbard, SD
  • Crosby, ND
  • Culbertson, MT
  • Dawson, ND
  • Dayton, WY
  • Des Lacs, ND
  • Dickey, ND
  • Dickinson, ND
  • Dodge, ND
  • Donnybrook, ND
  • Douglas, ND
  • Dunn Center, ND
  • Edgeley, ND
  • Ekalaka, MT
  • Elgin, ND
  • Ellendale, ND
  • Epping, ND
  • Eureka, SD
  • Fairview, MT
  • Faulkton, SD
  • Flasher, ND
  • Flaxton, ND
  • Forbes, SD
  • Fort Yates, ND
  • Fortuna, ND
  • Frederick, SD
  • Fredonia, ND
  • Froid, MT
  • Fullerton, ND
  • Gackle, ND
  • Gardena, ND
  • Gascoyne, ND
  • Gettysburg, SD
  • Gladstone, ND
  • Glen Ullin, ND
  • Glenburn, ND
  • Glendive, MT
  • Glenham, SD
  • Golden Valley, ND
  • Golva, ND
  • Grano, ND
  • Grenora, ND
  • Groton, SD
  • Hague, ND
  • Halliday, ND
  • Haynes, ND
  • Hazelton, ND
  • Hazen, ND
  • Hebron, ND
  • Hecla, SD
  • Herreid, SD
  • Hettinger, ND
  • Hillsview, SD
  • Hosmer, SD
  • Hoven, SD
  • Ipswich, SD
  • Java, SD
  • Jud, ND
  • Kenmare, ND
  • Killdeer, ND
  • Kramer, ND
  • Kulm, ND
  • LaMoure, ND
  • Landa, ND
  • Lansford, ND
  • Lebanon, SD
  • Lehr, ND
  • Leith, ND
  • Lemmon, SD
  • Leola, SD
  • Lignite, ND
  • Lincoln, ND
  • Linton, ND
  • Long Lake, SD
  • Loraine, ND
  • Lowry, SD
  • Ludden, ND
  • Makoti, ND
  • Mandan, ND
  • Marion, ND
  • Marmarth, ND
  • Maxbass, ND
  • McIntosh, SD
  • McLaughlin, SD
  • Medicine Lake, MT
  • Miles City, MT
  • Minot, ND
  • Mobridge, SD
  • Mohall, ND
  • Monango, ND
  • Morristown, SD
  • Mott, ND
  • Mound City, SD
  • Napoleon, ND
  • New England, ND
  • New Leipzig, ND
  • New Salem, ND
  • New Town, ND
  • Newburg, ND
  • Noonan, ND
  • Oakes, ND
  • Onaka, SD
  • Orient, SD
  • Overly, ND
  • Palermo, ND
  • Parshall, ND
  • Pettibone, ND
  • Pick City, ND
  • Plaza, ND
  • Plevna, MT
  • Pollock, SD
  • Poplar, MT
  • Portal, ND
  • Powers Lake, ND
  • Ranchester, WY
  • Ray, ND
  • Reeder, ND
  • Regan, ND
  • Regent, ND
  • Rhame, ND
  • Richardton, ND
  • Richey, MT
  • Robinson, ND
  • Rockham, SD
  • Roscoe, SD
  • Ross, ND
  • Ryder, ND
  • Sawyer, ND
  • Scranton, ND
  • Selby, SD
  • Selfridge, ND
  • Seneca, SD
  • Sentinel Butte, ND
  • Sheridan, WY
  • Sherwood, ND
  • Sidney, MT
  • Solen, ND
  • Souris, ND
  • South Heart, ND
  • Springbrook, ND
  • Stanley, ND
  • Stanton, ND
  • Steele, ND
  • Strasburg, ND
  • Stratford, SD
  • Surrey, ND
  • Tappen, ND
  • Taylor, ND
  • Terry, MT
  • Tioga, ND
  • Tolley, ND
  • Tolstoy, SD
  • Tuttle, ND
  • Venturia, ND
  • Verdon, SD
  • Verona, ND
  • Warner, SD
  • Watford City, ND
  • Westhope, ND
  • Westport, SD
  • Wetonka, SD
  • White Earth, ND
  • Wibaux, MT
  • Wildrose, ND
  • Williston, ND
  • Willow City, ND
  • Wilton, ND
  • Wing, ND
  • Wishek, ND
  • Wolf Point, MT
  • Zap, ND
  • Zeeland, ND

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

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Montana Dakota Utilities FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Montana Dakota Utilities ?

Nicole A. Kivisto is the CEO of Montana Dakota Utilities .

What percentage of Montana Dakota Utilities ’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Montana Dakota Utilities produces 66.28% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

How many counties does Montana Dakota Utilities supply electricity to?

Montana Dakota Utilities sells electricity in 50 counties in the United States.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Montana Dakota Utilities ?

Montana Dakota Utilities owns or is associated with 12 power plants.

What is the average bill for Montana Dakota Utilities customers each month?

Consumers of Montana Dakota Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bill of $87.18.

Does Montana Dakota Utilities have a parent company?

Montana Dakota Utilities is owned by MDU Resources Group.

What is the average electricity rate for Montana Dakota Utilities customers?

Consumers of Montana Dakota Utilities , on average, have an electricity rate 10.59 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many states does Montana Dakota Utilities offer service to?

Montana Dakota Utilities provides electricity to customers in 4 states throughout the nation including, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Wyoming.

What percentage of Montana Dakota Utilities ’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Montana Dakota Utilities produce 33.72% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Montana Dakota Utilities ?

You can reach Montana Dakota Utilities by phone via (800) 638-3278.

What cities does Montana Dakota Utilities provider electricity in?

Montana Dakota Utilities has customers in 209 cities.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-09-28