Willmar Municipal Utilities: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Willmar Municipal Utilities

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About Willmar Municipal Utilities

Willmar Municipal Utilities provides electricity in Willmar in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. A total of 9,175 customers (85.57% residential properties, 14.28% commercial customers and 0.15% industrial properties) are supplied electricity by the company. On average, Willmar Municipal Utilities' patrons spend 12.16 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 21.74% lower than Minnesota's average price of 15.54 cents and 22.71% lower than the nationwide average of 15.73 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 284,169 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 267,413 megawatt hours were via sales to end users. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company in electricity plants they own and supplementary megawatt hours purchased on the wholesale electricity market. In 2022, they made a total of $31,518,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $27,113,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Willmar Municipal Utilities is $79.32 per month. Customers of the company pay a 41.41% markdown compared to other residents of the country. They rank 229th out of the 3517 companies we track in the United States for their ratio of renewable versus non-renewable fuel sources used. Willmar Municipal Utilities is the 36th largest provider out of 166 providers in the state based on total megawatt hours sold. Willmar Municipal Utilities produces 7,503 megawatt hours from their production plants, ranking them as the 520th largest producer of electricity out of 3517 suppliers in the country.

Willmar Municipal Utilities Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Willmar Municipal Utilities and any individuals who receive their electricity from the company. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for people. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused megawatt hours back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when working with electricity transmission. Willmar Municipal Utilities currently averages a loss of roughly 4.91% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Willmar Municipal Utilities' energy loss levels place them at of 37th best out of the 166 providers that operate in Minnesota and report energy loss and 854th best out of 3517 in the nation.

Willmar Municipal Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Willmar Municipal Utilities residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.104/kWh$104.05/mo.$63.50/mo.
895th12.16¢Willmar Municipal Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
282nd$79.32Average monthly electricity bill for Willmar Municipal Utilities' residential customers

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Willmar Municipal Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:700 Litchfield Avenue South West
    Willmar, Minnesota 56201
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:John Harren

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  • States Served:
    • Minnesota
  • Counties Served:
    • Kandiyohi County
  • Major Cities Served:

Quick Facts About Willmar Municipal Utilities

Willmar Municipal Utilities produces 0.77% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 58 megawatt hours, which is 557th most out of 3517 companies in the country.

Willmar Municipal Utilities generates 7,445 megawatt hours of electricity (or 99.23% of their total electricity generation) from wind turbines.

Willmar Municipal Utilities participates in the wholesale electricity market, purchasing electricity produced by other providers and then reselling to their customers.

Energy provider of the year for Minnesota, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Minnesota, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Willmar Municipal Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.

-4.91%

Total Energy Loss

13,940MWh

854 National Rank

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Willmar Municipal Utilities Coverage Map

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Willmar Municipal Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Minnesota9,17524,899,853.4936100%

Willmar Municipal Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Kandiyohi County43,504514.12$150.61/mo

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Willmar Municipal Utilities FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Willmar Municipal Utilities customers each month?

Willmar Municipal Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $79.32, compared to the Minnesota average of $107.12 and the nationwide of $107.12 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Willmar Municipal Utilities?

The current CEO of Willmar Municipal Utilities is John Harren.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Willmar Municipal Utilities customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Willmar Municipal Utilities is 12.16 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Willmar Municipal Utilities?

Willmar Municipal Utilities' customer service phone number is (320) 235-4422

What percentage of Willmar Municipal Utilities' electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Willmar Municipal Utilities generates 0.77% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What percentage of Willmar Municipal Utilities' electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Power plants owned by or associated with Willmar Municipal Utilities produce 99.23% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

King Manalo
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01