Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative is an electric cooperative. This means the company is owned by the customers it serves. Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative had total sales and disposition of 1,380,612 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 1,361,982 were from wholesale sales to other electricity suppliers. The electricity produced in the company’s power plants made up 37,620 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 1,342,992 megawatt hours. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $97,726,000, with 87.41% coming from sales to the wholesale market.

About Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative is ranked as the 35th highest total electricity producer out of 180 companies in Iowa. There are 57,575.36 megawatt hours produced by the company from coal use, which is the 14th most in Iowa out of 180 companies. Electricity production plants managed by the company use non-renewable fuel types to generate 100.00% of their total electricity production, or 57,270.63 megawatt hours. This amount ranks them at 18th in Iowa out of 180 companies.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is always a reality when dealing with electricity transmission. Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative currently averages a loss of approximately 1.35% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative's energy loss numbers give them a ranking of 4th best out of 3510 in the country.

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:31002 C38
    Le Mars, Iowa 51031
    United States of America
  • CEO:Matt Washburn

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    Energy Loss

    Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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    Total Energy Loss

    18,612MWh

    105 National Rank

    Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative Energy Makeup

    Power Plants Owned by Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative

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    Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative Fuel Makeup

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    100.00%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    -0.53%

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    Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative FAQ:

    What percentage of Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

    Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative produces 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative?

    Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative owns or is associated with one power plant.

    Who is the CEO of Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative?

    The current CEO of Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative is Matt Washburn.

    What percentage of Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

    Electric facilities owned by or associated with Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

    Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11