Moorhead Utilities

Moorhead Utilities is headquartered in Moorhead, Minnesota and provides electricity in 12 cities in Minnesota. There are 20,011 customers of the supplier. Exactly 376 of them are industrial properties, 1,976 are commercial customers and 17,659 of them are residential properties. Moorhead Utilities' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.92% lower than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. About 421,235 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail end users in 2020. Electricity generation and wholesale power purchases made up 0.58% and 99.42%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced. Power facilities the company owns produced 2,555 megawatt hours and an additional 437,549 were purchased via wholesale channels. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $45,158,400, with 88.42% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Moorhead Utilities

The state average monthly residential power bill is $104.42, while the Moorhead Utilities average is 9.36% less at $93.16 per month. This is the 18th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in Minnesota. Electricity production facilities owned by Moorhead Utilities generate 1,987 megawatt hours, which is the 658th highest in the nation out of 3511 companies. Wind turbines operated by the supplier generate 2,213 megawatt hours, or 1 of the total electricity production by the company. They rank 1st out of the 44 providers we track in Minnesota for their ratio of renewable versus non-renewable fuels used.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 185,262,267.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, Moorhead Utilities is the 23rd highest out of 44 suppliers in the state for total emissions from electricity sold. The supplier also ranks 1362nd worst in pollution per megawatt hour sold, averaging 439.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per megawatt hour sold. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. When it comes to electricity generation, the company's primary fuel is Wind, making up 2,213 megawatt hours, or 100.00%, of production for the provider. Moorhead Utilities has the 58th most plants associated with a provider out of the 44 suppliers that we follow in Minnesota and 739th out of 3511 in the United States. They are associated with or own 2 power facilities within their service territory.

Moorhead Utilities Net Metering

Moorhead Utilities is one of 42 companies in Minnesota who offer net metering to their consumers. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically feasible, as citizens have no way to sell extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Moorhead Utilities recently reported a yearly loss of roughly 4.18% of the electricity that they transmit. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production business and electricity providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. This percentage of energy lost gives them a ranking of 689th best out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the United States and 29th best out of 44 in the state.

Moorhead Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Moorhead Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.106/kWh$94.69/mo.$90.46/mo.
517th10.77¢Moorhead Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
436th$93.16Average monthly electric bill for Moorhead Utilities's residential customers

Moorhead Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:500 Center Avenue
    Moorhead, Minnesota 56560
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Moorhead Utilities

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During the course of the most recent year, Moorhead Utilities's electricity sales efforts have had a 3.32% drop in CO2 pollution.

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Releasing 185,262,267.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Moorhead Utilities ranks as the 895th highest polluting supplier in the country out of the 3511 we follow.

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By customer count, Moorhead Utilities is the 749th largest supplier out of 3511 providers in the United States.

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Energy Loss

Moorhead Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


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Moorhead Utilities Energy Makeup

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Moorhead Utilities State Coverage

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Moorhead Utilities County Coverage

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Clay County64,222511.49$109.33/mo

Power Plants Owned by Moorhead Utilities

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Moorhead Utilities Fuel Makeup

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Cities Moorhead Utilities Has Coverage

  • Barnesville, MN
  • Briarwood, ND
  • Comstock, MN
  • Dilworth, MN
  • Felton, MN
  • Georgetown, MN
  • Glyndon, MN
  • Hawley, MN
  • Hitterdal, MN
  • Moorhead, MN
  • Sabin, MN
  • Ulen, MN

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

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Moorhead Utilities FAQ:

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

There are 2 power plants associated with or owned by Moorhead Utilities.

What is the phone number for Moorhead Utilities?

The Moorhead Utilities phone number is (218) 299-5166.

How much is the average bill for Moorhead Utilities customers each month?

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Moorhead Utilities is $93.16. The state average bill is $104.42 and the national average is $104.42.

What percentage of Moorhead Utilities’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Moorhead Utilities produce 11.37% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

What percentage of Moorhead Utilities’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Moorhead Utilities generates 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

What is the average electricity rate for Moorhead Utilities customers?

The average rate of electricity for customers of Moorhead Utilities is 10.77 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Moorhead Utilities sell electricity in?

Moorhead Utilities provides electricity to 12 cities throughout the US including, Minnesota.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25