Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities

A total of 2,160 residential customers, 348 commercial customer accounts and 19 industrial accounts are supplied electricity by the company. Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities' customers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.19 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their patrons, this rate is below both the Iowa and the US average prices of 12.68 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2019 they sold 90.75% of their megawatt hours via normal retail sales to end users and 2.05% through wholesale channels to other electricity suppliers. The company made $4,708,200 in 2019. $66,200 of which came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $4,349,700 of which came from sales to residential energy users.

About Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities is $85.79 per month. Customers of the provider pay 19.16% less compared to the rest of the state. Encouragingly, the company has experienced a decrease in CO2 emissions of 947,196.31 kilograms (5.19%). Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities' electricity sales are responsible for 17,313,378.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2278th highest emissions amount out of 3511 electricity providers in the US. Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities is the 66th largest supplier out of 256 providers in Iowa based on total megawatt hours sold.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities has the 2278th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity sold of all suppliers in the country. The electricity sourced for their customers results in 17,313,378.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The supplier also ranks 183rd highest in pollution per megawatt hour sold, averaging 451.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per megawatt hour sold. The company is associated with one power facility within their operating area. This is the 53rd highest number of generating facilities associated with a provider out of the 256 providers that we receive data on in Iowa and 1024th out of 3511 in the country.

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Net Metering

Net metering is not available to customers of Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities. This is a negative for any consumer potentially purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering would allow them to sell their excess megawatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity suppliers regularly submit reports on energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities recently reported a loss of 4.68% of the electricity generation. Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities' energy loss numbers give them a ranking of 65th worst out of the 256 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 1398th worst out of 3511 in the US.

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.122/kWh$91.22/mo.$84.30/mo.
1758th12.19¢Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
748th$85.79Average monthly electric bill for Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities's residential customers

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:214 East 2nd Street
    Vinton, Iowa 52349
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mike Elwick

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Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Service

Energy provider of the year for National, Small Provider Category
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Top 10 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy Loss

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

1,976MWh

1398 National Rank

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Energy Makeup

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Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities State Coverage

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Power Plants Owned by Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities

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Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Fuel Makeup

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75.62%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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24.38%

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Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities?

Mike Elwick is the CEO of Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities.

What is the phone number for Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities?

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities's customer service phone number is (319) 472-4813

How much is the average bill for Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities customers each month?

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities currently has an average monthly electric bill of $85.79, compared to the Iowa average of $108.81 and the nationwide of $108.81.

What is the average electricity rate for Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities customers?

The average price of electricity for customers of Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities is 12.19 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities?

There is one power plant associated with or owned by Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25