Otter Tail Power Company

About Otter Tail Power Company

Otter Tail Power Company is an investor owned entity with headquarters in Fergus Falls, Minnesota and providing power to customers in 3 states in the country including in major cities such as Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, and West Fargo. Otter Tail Power Company has an average residential electricity rate of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.92% less than the nationwide average of 13.26. A total of 4,776,688 megawatt hours were sold to retail accounts in 2020 by the company and 242,376 megawatt hours sold through the wholesale market. The electricity generated in the company’s power plants made up 2,514,831 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 2,875,162. In 2020, the supplier made 87.50% of their revenue from retail electricity sales and 1.10% from sales via wholesale channels. Their revenue from electricity activities was $441,546,900.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $117.93, while the Otter Tail Power Company average is 10.66% lower at $105.36 per month. This is the 1321st lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the US. The company generates 2,262,502.46 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types each year. The company ranks 56th in the nation out of 3510 companies that we track for total megawatt hours produced from wind turbines. The provider produces a total of 2,073,751.19 megawatt hours from the use of coal, which makes them the 124th highest producer out of 3510 companies in the US

Otter Tail Power Company Net Metering

Fortunately, Otter Tail Power Company offers net metering options to their customers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Otter Tail Power Company currently loses around 1.96% of the electricity that they generate. The national energy loss average is 2.76%, resulting in Otter Tail Power Company receiving a rank of 188th best out of 3510 companies reporting energy loss in the United States.

Otter Tail Power Company Rate & Electric Bills

Otter Tail Power Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.080/kWh$142.03/mo.$74.87/mo.
879th10.75¢Otter Tail Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
1321st$105.36Average monthly electric bill for Otter Tail Power Company's residential customers

Otter Tail Power Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Headquarters:215 South Cascade Street
    Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537
    United States of America
  • CEO:Timothy J. Rogelstad

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Quick Facts About Otter Tail Power Company

As the 199th highest generator of electricity in the United States, Otter Tail Power Company produces 3,029,777.46 megawatt hours of electricity.

Otter Tail Power Company generates 184,252.41 megawatt hours using natural gas and ranks 204th in the US out of 3510 suppliers for this category.

Otter Tail Power Company produces 767,275 megawatt hours (or 25.32% of their total production) from the use of renewable fuels in their production plants.

Otter Tail Power Company is the 156th largest electricity company out of 3510 electricity companies in the nation based on megawatt hours sold.

Otter Tail Power Company produces 5,125 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Otter Tail Power Company 180th out of 3510 electricity companies in the US.

Energy provider of the year for North Dakota, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
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Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Otter Tail Power Company's energy loss due to business operations.

-1.96%

Total Energy Loss

100,412MWh

188 National Rank

Otter Tail Power Company Energy Makeup

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Otter Tail Power Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Minnesota62,735209,838,796745.84%
North Dakota59,275148,497,479645.13%
South Dakota11,78637,528,53689.02%

Otter Tail Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Barnes County10,41549.77$104.86/mo
Beltrami County47,188514.02$170.24/mo
Benson County6,832510.40$145.58/mo
Big Stone County4,991411.99$189.48/mo
Bottineau County6,282510.11$123.21/mo
Brookings County35,077811.33$156.97/mo
Burleigh County95,626510.30$100.68/mo
Cass County181,923411.12$108.23/mo
Cavalier County3,762110.06$108.54/mo
Chippewa County11,800611.53$203.30/mo

Power Plants Owned by Otter Tail Power Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mercer County ND Coal 2,470,1282,814,751,669.221,139.52
Big StoneOtter Tail Power Company (53.90%)Montana-Dakota Utilities Co (22.70%)NorthWestern Energy (23.40%)
Big Stone City SD Coal 1,882,927.021,880,155,903.54998.53Yes
Merricourt Wind Energy CenterOtter Tail Power Company (100.00%)
McIntosh County ND Wind 303,314
Fergus Falls MN Coal 203,640229,384,764.341,126.42Yes
Luverne Wind Energy CenterOtter Tail Power Company (100.00%)
Steele County ND Wind 173,806
Ashtabula Wind Energy CenterOtter Tail Power Company (100.00%)
Barnes County ND Wind 143,736
Langdon Wind Energy CenterOtter Tail Power Company (100.00%)
Milton ND Wind 141,294
Deuel County SD Natural Gas 132,54672,563,953.98547.46
Solway MN Natural Gas 51,70727,963,655.15540.81
Jamestown ND Distillate Fuel Oil 184586,292.863,186.37

Otter Tail Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
68.45%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
25.16%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
6.08%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.17%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.15%

Cities Otter Tail Power Company Has Coverage

  • Abercrombie, ND
  • Adams, ND
  • Albee, SD
  • Alberta, MN
  • Alexandria, MN
  • Alice, ND
  • Alsen, ND
  • Altamont, SD
  • Amenia, ND
  • Anamoose, ND
  • Andover, SD
  • Aneta, ND
  • Antler, ND
  • Appleton, MN
  • Ardoch, ND
  • Argusville, ND
  • Argyle, MN
  • Arlington, SD
  • Arthur, ND
  • Ashby, MN
  • Astoria, SD
  • Audubon, MN
  • Aurora, SD
  • Ayr, ND
  • Badger, MN
  • Badger, SD
  • Balfour, ND
  • Balta, ND
  • Bancroft, SD
  • Bantry, ND
  • Barney, ND
  • Barrett, MN
  • Barry, MN
  • Bathgate, ND
  • Battle Lake, MN
  • Beardsley, MN
  • Bejou, MN
  • Bellingham, MN
  • Beltrami, MN
  • Bemidji, MN
  • Benedict, ND
  • Bergen, ND
  • Berlin, ND
  • Berthold, ND
  • Big Stone City, SD
  • Binford, ND
  • Bisbee, ND
  • Bismarck, ND
  • Bottineau, ND
  • Bowdon, ND
  • Boyd, MN
  • Brandon, MN
  • Brandt, SD
  • Brant Lake, SD
  • Breckenridge, MN
  • Briarwood, ND
  • Brinsmade, ND
  • Bristol, SD
  • Britton, SD
  • Brocket, ND
  • Brookings, SD
  • Brooks, MN
  • Browns Valley, MN
  • Bruce, SD
  • Bryant, SD
  • Buchanan, ND
  • Buffalo, ND
  • Burlington, ND
  • Bushnell, SD
  • Butler, SD
  • Butte, ND
  • Buxton, ND
  • Calio, ND
  • Callaway, MN
  • Calvin, ND
  • Campbell, MN
  • Canby, MN
  • Cando, ND
  • Canton City, ND
  • Carlos, MN
  • Carpio, ND
  • Carrington, ND
  • Cass Lake, MN
  • Casselton, ND
  • Castlewood, SD
  • Cathay, ND
  • Cavalier, ND
  • Cayuga, ND
  • Chokio, MN
  • Christine, ND
  • Churchs Ferry, ND
  • Claire City, SD
  • Clear Lake, SD
  • Clearbrook, MN
  • Cleveland, ND
  • Clifford, ND
  • Climax, MN
  • Clinton, MN
  • Clitherall, MN
  • Clontarf, MN
  • Cogswell, ND
  • Coleharbor, ND
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  • Colman, SD
  • Conway, ND
  • Cooperstown, ND
  • Corona, SD
  • Correll, MN
  • Courtenay, ND
  • Crary, ND
  • Crookston, MN
  • Crystal, ND
  • Cyrus, MN
  • Dalton, MN
  • Danvers, MN
  • Davenport, ND
  • Dawson, MN
  • Dawson, ND
  • Dazey, ND
  • De Graff, MN
  • De Smet, SD
  • Deer Creek, MN
  • Deering, ND
  • Dent, MN
  • Des Lacs, ND
  • Devils Lake, ND
  • Dickey, ND
  • Donaldson, MN
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  • Donnybrook, ND
  • Doran, MN
  • Douglas, ND
  • Drake, ND
  • Drayton, ND
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  • Dunseith, ND
  • Dwight, ND
  • Eden, SD
  • Edgeley, ND
  • Edinburg, ND
  • Edmore, ND
  • Egan, SD
  • Egeland, ND
  • Elizabeth, MN
  • Elkton, SD
  • Ellendale, ND
  • Elliott, ND
  • Emerado, ND
  • Enderlin, ND
  • Erhard, MN
  • Erskine, MN
  • Erwin, SD
  • Esmond, ND
  • Estelline, SD
  • Evansville, MN
  • Fairdale, ND
  • Fairmount, ND
  • Fargo, ND
  • Farwell, MN
  • Fergus Falls, MN
  • Fertile, MN
  • Fessenden, ND
  • Fingal, ND
  • Finley, ND
  • Fisher, MN
  • Flandreau, SD
  • Florence, SD
  • Forada, MN
  • Forbes, SD
  • Fordville, ND
  • Forest River, ND
  • Forman, ND
  • Fort Ransom, ND
  • Foxhome, MN
  • Frazee, MN
  • Fredonia, ND
  • Frontier, ND
  • Fullerton, ND
  • Gackle, ND
  • Galesburg, ND
  • Gardena, ND
  • Gardner, ND
  • Garfield, MN
  • Garrison, ND
  • Gary, MN
  • Gary, SD
  • Ghent, MN
  • Gilby, ND
  • Glenburn, ND
  • Glenfield, ND
  • Gonvick, MN
  • Goodrich, ND
  • Goodwin, SD
  • Grace City, ND
  • Graceville, MN
  • Grafton, ND
  • Grand Forks, ND
  • Grandin, ND
  • Grano, ND
  • Granville, ND
  • Great Bend, ND
  • Greenbush, MN
  • Grenville, SD
  • Gully, MN
  • Gwinner, ND
  • Hallock, MN
  • Halma, MN
  • Hamberg, ND
  • Hamilton, ND
  • Hampden, ND
  • Hancock, MN
  • Hankinson, ND
  • Hannaford, ND
  • Hannah, ND
  • Hansboro, ND
  • Harvey, ND
  • Harwood, ND
  • Hatton, ND
  • Havana, ND
  • Hayti, SD
  • Hazel, SD
  • Hendricks, MN
  • Henry, SD
  • Herman, MN
  • Hetland, SD
  • Hillsboro, ND
  • Hitterdal, MN
  • Hoffman, MN
  • Holloway, MN
  • Holt, MN
  • Hoople, ND
  • Hope, ND
  • Horace, ND
  • Humboldt, MN
  • Hunter, ND
  • Hurdsfield, ND
  • Inkster, ND
  • Iroquois, SD
  • Ivanhoe, MN
  • Jamestown, ND
  • Johnson, MN
  • Jud, ND
  • Karlsruhe, ND
  • Karlstad, MN
  • Kathryn, ND
  • Kenmare, ND
  • Kennedy, MN
  • Kensal, ND
  • Kensington, MN
  • Kent, MN
  • Kerkhoven, MN
  • Kief, ND
  • Kindred, ND
  • Knox, ND
  • Kramer, ND
  • Kranzburg, SD
  • Kulm, ND
  • La Bolt, SD
  • LaMoure, ND
  • Lake Benton, MN
  • Lake Bronson, MN
  • Lake City, SD
  • Lake Norden, SD
  • Lake Preston, SD
  • Lakota, ND
  • Lancaster, MN
  • Landa, ND
  • Langdon, ND
  • Langford, SD
  • Lankin, ND
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  • Larimore, ND
  • Lawton, ND
  • Leal, ND
  • Leeds, ND
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  • Lily, SD
  • Lincoln, ND
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  • Loraine, ND
  • Louisburg, MN
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  • Madison, SD
  • Mahnomen, MN
  • Makoti, ND
  • Mantador, ND
  • Manvel, ND
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  • Marietta, MN
  • Marion, ND
  • Martin, ND
  • Marvin, SD
  • Max, ND
  • Maxbass, ND
  • Mayville, ND
  • McClusky, ND
  • McHenry, ND
  • McIntosh, MN
  • McVille, ND
  • Medina, ND
  • Mentor, MN
  • Mercer, ND
  • Michigan City, ND
  • Middle River, MN
  • Milan, MN
  • Milbank, SD
  • Millerville, MN
  • Milnor, ND
  • Milroy, MN
  • Milton, ND
  • Miltona, MN
  • Minneota, MN
  • Minnewaukan, ND
  • Minot, ND
  • Minto, ND
  • Mohall, ND
  • Monango, ND
  • Montpelier, ND
  • Mooreton, ND
  • Morris, MN
  • Mountain, ND
  • Munich, ND
  • Murdock, MN
  • Mylo, ND
  • Napoleon, ND
  • Nashua, MN
  • Nassau, MN
  • Neche, ND
  • Nekoma, ND
  • New Effington, SD
  • New Rockford, ND
  • New Town, ND
  • New York Mills, MN
  • Newburg, ND
  • Niagara, ND
  • Nome, ND
  • Norcross, MN
  • North River, ND
  • Northwood, ND
  • Nunda, SD
  • Oakes, ND
  • Oberon, ND
  • Odessa, MN
  • Ogema, MN
  • Oklee, MN
  • Oldham, SD
  • Oriska, ND
  • Ortley, SD
  • Oslo, ND
  • Osnabrock, ND
  • Ottertail, MN
  • Overly, ND
  • Oxbow, ND
  • Page, ND
  • Palermo, ND
  • Park River, ND
  • Parkers Prairie, MN
  • Parshall, ND
  • Peever, SD
  • Pekin, ND
  • Pelican Rapids, MN
  • Pembina, ND
  • Pennock, MN
  • Perham, MN
  • Perth, ND
  • Petersburg, ND
  • Pettibone, ND
  • Pierpont, SD
  • Pillsbury, ND
  • Pingree, ND
  • Pisek, ND
  • Plaza, ND
  • Plummer, MN
  • Porter, MN
  • Portland, ND
  • Prairie Rose, ND
  • Ramona, SD
  • Red Lake Falls, MN
  • Regan, ND
  • Reile's Acres, ND
  • Revillo, SD
  • Reynolds, ND
  • Richville, MN
  • Riverdale, ND
  • Robinson, ND
  • Rocklake, ND
  • Rogers, ND
  • Rolette, ND
  • Rolla, ND
  • Rosholt, SD
  • Roslyn, SD
  • Ross, ND
  • Rothsay, MN
  • Rugby, ND
  • Ruso, ND
  • Rutland, ND
  • Ryder, ND
  • Sanborn, ND
  • Sarles, ND
  • Sawyer, ND
  • Sharon, ND
  • Sheldon, ND
  • Sherwood, ND
  • Shevlin, MN
  • Sheyenne, ND
  • Sibley, ND
  • Sinai, SD
  • Sisseton, SD
  • Solway, MN
  • Souris, ND
  • South Shore, SD
  • Spiritwood Lake, ND
  • St. Hilaire, MN
  • St. John, ND
  • St. Leo, MN
  • St. Thomas, ND
  • St. Vincent, MN
  • Stanley, ND
  • Starkweather, ND
  • Steele, ND
  • Stockholm, SD
  • Strandburg, SD
  • Strandquist, MN
  • Streeter, ND
  • Summit, SD
  • Sunburg, MN
  • Surrey, ND
  • Sykeston, ND
  • Tappen, ND
  • Taunton, MN
  • Thompson, ND
  • Tintah, MN
  • Tolley, ND
  • Tolna, ND
  • Toronto, SD
  • Tower City, ND
  • Towner, ND
  • Trail, MN
  • Trent, SD
  • Turtle Lake, ND
  • Tuttle, ND
  • Twin Brooks, SD
  • Twin Valley, MN
  • Ulen, MN
  • Underwood, ND
  • Underwood, MN
  • Upham, ND
  • Urbank, MN
  • Valley City, ND
  • Veblen, SD
  • Velva, ND
  • Vergas, MN
  • Verona, ND
  • Viking, MN
  • Vining, MN
  • Volga, SD
  • Voltaire, ND
  • Wahpeton, ND
  • Walcott, ND
  • Wales, ND
  • Walhalla, ND
  • Wallace, SD
  • Ward, SD
  • Warwick, ND
  • Washburn, ND
  • Watertown, SD
  • Waubay, SD
  • Waubun, MN
  • Webster, SD
  • Wendell, MN
  • Wentworth, SD
  • West Fargo, ND
  • Westhope, ND
  • Wheaton, MN
  • White, SD
  • White Earth, ND
  • White Rock, SD
  • Willow City, ND
  • Wilmot, SD
  • Wilton, ND
  • Wilton, MN
  • Wimbledon, ND
  • Wing, ND
  • Winger, MN
  • Wolford, ND
  • Woodworth, ND
  • Wyndmere, ND
  • York, ND

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Otter Tail Power Company FAQ:

How many counties does Otter Tail Power Company provider electricity in?

There are 63 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Otter Tail Power Company.

What is the phone number for Otter Tail Power Company?

The Otter Tail Power Company phone number is (800) 257-4044.

How many states does Otter Tail Power Company sell electricity to?

Otter Tail Power Company offers service in 3 states in the US.

What percentage of Otter Tail Power Company’s electricity is generated from renewable fuel sources?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Otter Tail Power Company produce 25.32% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

Who is the CEO of Otter Tail Power Company?

Timothy J. Rogelstad is the CEO of Otter Tail Power Company.

How much is the average bundled bill for Otter Tail Power Company customers each month?

Consumers of Otter Tail Power Company pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $105.36.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Otter Tail Power Company customers?

Consumers of Otter Tail Power Company, on average, have an electricity BUNDLED rate 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Otter Tail Power Company sell electricity to?

Otter Tail Power Company provides electricity to 494 cities throughout the country including, Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

What percentage of Otter Tail Power Company’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Electric production plants owned by or associated with Otter Tail Power Company produce 74.68% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Otter Tail Power Company?

There are 11 power plants associated with or owned by Otter Tail Power Company.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-05