Owatonna Public Utilities

Owatonna Public Utilities is headquartered in Owatonna, Minnesota and it serves the population who live there. The company recently reported a total of 23,822 total customers. Roughly 0.57% of them are industrial customers, 8.36% of them are commercial customers and 91.07% are residential customers. Owatonna Public Utilities charges their patrons a residential electricity price of 12.63 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 5.76% below the average Minnesota rate of 13.40 cents. Of the 426,219 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 94.86% were from sales to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. They earned $38,129,000 in 2020. All of that revenue came from sales to retail customers alone.

About Owatonna Public Utilities

The state average monthly residential power bill is $104.42, while the Owatonna Public Utilities average is 17.27% less at $83.65 per month. This is the 8th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in Minnesota. Owatonna Public Utilities produces 196 megawatt hours from their production plants, which ranks them as the 749th highest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3511 electricity providers. The company does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other suppliers. Electricity production plants owned by the supplier use non-renewable fuel sources to generate 100.00% of their total electricity production, or 196 megawatt hours. They rank 26th out of 44 suppliers in Minnesota.

Owatonna Public Utilities Net Metering

Owatonna Public Utilities allows customers of the company to take part in net metering. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for people. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess electricity into 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. Owatonna Public Utilities recently reported a loss of 2.21% of their electricity production amount. The state average for energy loss is 2.22% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Owatonna Public Utilities getting a ranking of 41st worst out of 44 electricity companies in the state and 1196th worst out of 3511 providers in the United States.

Owatonna Public Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Owatonna Public Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.126/kWh$84.27/mo.$79.93/mo.
1040th12.63¢Owatonna Public Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
311th$83.65Average monthly electric bill for Owatonna Public Utilities's residential customers

Owatonna Public Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:208 Walnut Avenue, P.O. Box 800
    Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Owatonna Public Utilities

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Owatonna Public Utilities produces 196 megawatt hours from natural gas and ranks 23rd out of 44 companies in the state for this category.

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CO2 emissions from Owatonna Public Utilities's electricity sales rose by 110.48% over the past year.

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Owatonna Public Utilities releases 357,211,385.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions from megawatt hours sold, which makes it the 863rd highest polluting provider in the US out of 3511.

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Owatonna Public Utilities is the 23rd largest electricity company out of 44 providers in Minnesota based on total megawatt hours sold.

Energy provider of the year for Minnesota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Minnesota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Owatonna Public Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


1196 National Rank

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Owatonna Public Utilities State Coverage

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Owatonna Public Utilities County Coverage

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Steele County36,649414.38$134.72/mo

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Owatonna Public Utilities FAQ:

What is the phone number for Owatonna Public Utilities?

You can reach Owatonna Public Utilities by phone via (507) 451-2480.

What percentage of Owatonna Public Utilities’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel types?

Electric generation facilities owned by or associated with Owatonna Public Utilities produce 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

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

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Owatonna Public Utilities is $83.65. The state average bill is $104.42 and the US average is $104.42.

What is the average electricity rate for Owatonna Public Utilities customers?

Customers of Owatonna Public Utilities, on average, have an electricity rate 12.63 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Owatonna Public Utilities’s electricity is generated from renewable fuels?

Owatonna Public Utilities produces 0% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25