Preston Public Utilities: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Preston Public Utilities

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About Preston Public Utilities

Preston Public Utilities provides electricity in Preston, Minnesota. At the time of the most recent government reports, the supplier had a total of 808 electricity customers receiving their services. This total is made up of 1.36% industrial customer accounts, 22.03% commercial accounts and 76.61% residential accounts. Patrons of Preston Public Utilities are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.35 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 13.61% below the state's average rate of 15.46 cents, which ranks the supplier 96th best for average electricity rate out of 175 companies in Minnesota. Roughly 13,102 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail accounts in 2019. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 14,162 megawatt hours were procured by way of the wholesale market. In 2019, the company had revenue of $1,592,500 from retail electricity sales to end users.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Preston Public Utilities is $84.8. Patrons of the company enjoy a 16.75% markdown compared to the rest of the state. The company is the 374th highest provider in the nation out of 3518 providers for megawatt hours generated from the use of natural gas. With 265 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels, the provider is the 481st largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources in the US out of 3518 providers Preston Public Utilities is the 136th largest provider out of 166 providers in Minnesota based on total megawatt hours sold.

Preston Public Utilities Net Metering

Preston Public Utilities offers net metering options to their consumers. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Preston Public Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Preston Public Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.114/kWh$103.35/mo.$64.36/mo.
1416th13.35¢Preston Public Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
402nd$84.8Average monthly electricity bill for Preston Public Utilities' residential customers

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Preston Public Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:210 Fillmore Street West
    Preston, Minnesota 55965
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Joe Hoffman

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    • States Served:
      • Minnesota
    • Counties Served:
      • Fillmore County
    • Major Cities Served:
      • Preston

    Quick Facts About Preston Public Utilities

    Preston Public Utilities is the 72nd largest producer of electricity out of 166 electricity suppliers in Minnesota, producing 265 megawatt hours.

    Preston Public Utilities Energy Makeup

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    Preston Public Utilities State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Minnesota8081,627,589.42133100%

    Preston Public Utilities County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Fillmore County21,1791015.56$124.47/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Preston Public Utilities

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Preston MN Natural Gas 265158,336.78597.5

    Preston Public Utilities Fuel Makeup

    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    88.00%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    12.00%

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    Preston Public Utilities FAQ:

    What is the phone number for Preston Public Utilities?

    The Preston Public Utilities phone number is (507) 765-2491.

    What is the average bundled bill for Preston Public Utilities customers each month?

    Preston Public Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $84.80, compared to the Minnesota average of $107.54 and the United States average of $107.54 for bundled service.

    Who is the CEO of Preston Public Utilities?

    Preston Public Utilities' CEO is Joe Hoffman.

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

    Preston Public Utilities is associated with or owns one power plant.

    What percentage of Preston Public Utilities' electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

    Power plants owned by or associated with Preston Public Utilities produce 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Preston Public Utilities customers?

    The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of Preston Public Utilities is 13.35 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What percentage of Preston Public Utilities' electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

    Preston Public Utilities generates 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

    Nick Reese
    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2022-08-01