Tipton Utilities

There are a total of 1,825 customer accounts served by the company. These customer accounts are made up of 1,448 residential customer accounts, 369 commercial customers and 8 industrial properties. On average, Tipton Utilities' patrons spend 11.04 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is, fortunately, 17.20% lower than the average national rate of 13.33 cents. There were a total of 34,957 megawatt hours sold via retail sales in 2019 by the supplier. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they generate in their electricity plants and other megawatt hours procured via wholesale channels. Of the electricity sourced by the company, these two categories comprise 0.53% and 99.47%, respectively. Their revenue in 2019 from electricity related activities was $3,595,000, with 100.00% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Tipton Utilities

The state average monthly residential power bill is $108.81, while the Tipton Utilities average is 22.50% lower at $81.78 per month. This is the 32nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Iowa. Tipton Utilities ranks as the 485th highest electricity producer out of 3511 companies in the country. The company generates 359th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types a year, ranking them 359th in the country out of 3511 companies. The production of megawatt hours sold by Tipton Utilities is responsible for emission amounts of 24,552,126.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This makes them the 60th worst polluting provider out of the 256 in Iowa.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

With a total of 2 electricity generation plants throughout their service area, Tipton Utilities has the 688th highest number of plants associated with an electricity supplier out of the 3511 companies that we gather data on in the US and 20th out of 256 in Iowa. The company’s electricity sales activities result in 24,552,126.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 2103rd highest in the country out of 3511 companies and 60th highest in the state out of 256 providers. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold, which amounts to 702.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold. This calculation ranks Tipton Utilities as the 62nd highest polluting provider in the United States. For electricity production purposes, Tipton Utilities’s primary fuel is Coal, making up 97.99% of generation for the supplier. When combined with Distillate Fuel Oil (1.02%) and Natural Gas (0.98%), these three fuel types account for 16,122.87 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) electricity production by provider.

Tipton Utilities Net Metering

Tipton Utilities does not offer net metering options to customers of the company. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private citizens. Net metering would allow purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

Energy Loss

Tipton Utilities currently suffers from the loss of approximately 1.05% of the electricity that they produce via heat dissipation and other causes. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the numerous companies who operate around the country. Tipton Utilities has earned a rank of 146th worst out of 256 companies who report energy loss in the state and 2586th worst out of 3511 in the nation.

Tipton Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Tipton Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.108/kWh$81.78/mo.$69.99/mo.
1119th11.04¢Tipton Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
599th$81.78Average monthly electric bill for Tipton Utilities's residential customers

Tipton Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:417 Cedar Street
    Tipton, Iowa 52772
    United States of America
  • CEO:Floyd Taber

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    Quick Facts About Tipton Utilities

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    Roughly 97.99% of Tipton Utilities’s total electricity comes from the use of coal.

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    Tipton Utilities is the 2140th largest provider out of 3511 suppliers in the nation based on total customer count.

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    Tipton Utilities ranks 18th in Iowa out of 256 providers for total electricity generation from natural gas.

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    The production of the megawatt hours sold by Tipton Utilities resulted in an increase in CO2 emissions of 2,230,859.53 kilograms (9.99%) in the last 12 months.

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    Tipton Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

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    Tipton Utilities Fuel Makeup

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    Tipton Utilities FAQ:

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

    Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Tipton Utilities generate 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

    Who is the CEO of Tipton Utilities?

    Tipton Utilities’s current CEO is Floyd Taber.

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

    Tipton Utilities is associated with or owns 2 power plants.

    What percentage of Tipton Utilities’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Tipton Utilities generates 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

    What is the average electricity rate for Tipton Utilities customers?

    Customers of Tipton Utilities, on average, have an electricity rate 11.04 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What is the phone number for Tipton Utilities?

    You can reach Tipton Utilities by phone via (563) 886-6187.

    What is the average bill for Tipton Utilities customers each month?

    Customers of Tipton Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bill of $81.78.

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