Brookings County, SD: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Brookings County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Brookings County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

Brookings County is the 261st highest county in the United States out of 3230 counties for electricity generation from wind per capita, averaging 24.42 megawatt hours per person produced from wind turbines.

Brookings County ranks 2nd in South Dakota out of 66 counties for total production of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 767,867 of the county's 1,605,955 megawatt hours coming from those fuels.

Brookings County is ranked 364th out of 3230 counties in the country for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 24.42 megawatt hours per person each year.

Brookings County is the 6th highest producing county in South Dakota out of 66 counties when considering megawatt hours generated using sustainable fuel types.

Brookings County is 4th out of 66 counties in South Dakota for electricity generated from wind turbines.

Brookings County is the 320th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 22.38 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    510,783 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,605,955 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    838,088 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    767,867 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    46.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    98,744,580 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,877.59 kg

Brookings, SD Electricity Overview

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Brookings' citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 84th out of 488 cities in the state. Brookings Municipal Utilities is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $96.67 per month.

Brookings emits 2,251.96 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 133rd worst polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Brookings from electricity consumption is 52,767,824.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 5th highest in South Dakota. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brookings

Brookings residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.083/kWh$126.37/mo.$59.04/mo.
84th10.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brookings
8th$96.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brookings Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brookings, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Brookings Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED10.8996.67108,76311,842,000

Volga, SD Electricity Overview

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Volga's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.61% higher than the state's average price of 12.19 cents and 20.00% below the US average of 15.95 cents. Volga, South Dakota Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $123.17 per month.

Volga emits 2,251.96 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 9th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Volga from electricity consumption is 4,832,696.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 43rd highest in South Dakota. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Volga

Volga residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.113/kWh$155.48/mo.$89.55/mo.
346th12.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Volga
244th$123.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Volga Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Volga, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Volga, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.76123.1712,148.871,549,845

Aurora, SD Electricity Overview

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Aurora's citizens are billed an average residential electricity rate of 9.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 10th out of 488 cities in the state. City of Aurora Utilities is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $77.79 per month.

Aurora emits 2,251.96 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 9th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Aurora from electricity consumption is 3,015,368.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 59th highest in South Dakota. The city has zero electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Aurora

Aurora residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.092/kWh$88.16/mo.$77.79/mo.
10th9.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Aurora
1st$77.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Aurora Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Aurora, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Aurora UtilitiesBUNDLED9.1877.794,973.2456,443.44

Electricity Production in Brookings County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Brookings County, South Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Brookings County SD Natural Gas 767,867310,463,398.56404.32
Coyote RidgeCoyote Ridge LLC (100.00%)
Brookings County SD Wind 388,254
Buffalo Ridge II LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Brookings County SD Wind 356,340
Buffalo Ridge I LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Brookings County SD Wind 93,494

Brookings County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Brookings County emits 2,877.59 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 2313th highest polluting county out of 3230 counties in the nation based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 98,744,580.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the county the 1759th highest for total pollution in the US. The county has the 2nd most power plants of any county in South Dakota, with 4 total power plants. Brookings County's primary fuel consumed for electricity generation is Wind. The county produces 838,088 megawatt hours, or 52.19% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
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Wind
52.19%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
47.81%

Brookings County, South Dakota Net Metering

Brookings County has 1 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in South Dakota have poor net metering regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Brookings County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.69% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.96%, resulting in a rank of 723rd best in the US and a state rank of 36th best out of 3230 and 66 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Brookings County:

  • Aurora, South Dakota:
    • City of Aurora Utilities: 100.00%
  • Brookings, South Dakota:
    • Brookings Municipal Utilities: 100.00%
  • Bruce, South Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 81.97%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 18.03%
  • Bushnell, South Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Elkton, South Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Sinai, South Dakota:
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 100.00%
  • Volga, South Dakota:
    • Volga, South Dakota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • White, South Dakota:
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 18.78%
    • White, South Dakota Electric Utility: 77.71%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 3.52%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Brookings County, South Dakota?

By total revenue, Brookings Municipal Utilities is the largest electricity company in Brookings County, South Dakota.

Which electricity companies offer service in Brookings County, South Dakota?

How many power plants are located in Brookings County, South Dakota?

There are 4 power plants in Brookings County, South Dakota

How many electric companies offer service in Brookings County, South Dakota?

Brookings County, South Dakota is home to 6 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2023-12-06