Buffalo County, SD: 2 Electric Providers

Buffalo County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Buffalo County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 16.12 cents, while residents of Buffalo County benefit from an average rate that is 17.76% less at 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour.

Buffalo County had a 17.30% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the last 12 months.

When calculating by number of customers, Central Electric Coop SD is the largest electricity provider in Buffalo County.

Buffalo County is the 2501st highest polluting county in the US when considering emissions per person. The county emits 2,462.05 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Buffalo County has a population of 1,974 citizens.

Buffalo County has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    29,074 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,860,090 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,462.05 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Fort Thompson CDP

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Fort Thompson CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.81¢ per kWh

  • 15.77% higher than last month
  • 12.43% higher than April last year
  • 15.32% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 12.43% lower than the US average
  • 444th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 127 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 27 since April last year
  • 15,032nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,500 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,933 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.5¢ per kWh

  • 1.02% higher than last month
  • 6.62% higher than April last year
  • 8.41% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 16.25% lower than the US average
  • 363rd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 30 since April last year
  • 9,337th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 236 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,990 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$179.16 per month

  • 16.92% lower than last month
  • 0.38% higher than April last year
  • 55.14% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 58.91% higher than the US average
  • 445th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since April last year
  • 31,345th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 199 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 321 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$192.79 per month

  • 0.03% higher than last month
  • 1.9% lower than April last year
  • 57.24% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 41.68% higher than the US average
  • 444th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since April last year
  • 31,206th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 177 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 97 since April last year

Fort Thompson CDP, SD Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Fort Thompson CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 13.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.41% higher than the average state rate of 12.46 cents. Selling an estimated 999.39 megawatt hours per year, Central Electric Coop SD is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $192.79 per month.

Fort Thompson CDP is the 64th highest ranked city in the state out of 488 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 3,116,957.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 14th worst in the state in this category. All of the 18,646.46 megawatt hours of electricity used in Fort Thompson CDP must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Thompson CDP

Fort Thompson CDP residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.098/kWh$284.17/mo.$139.72/mo.
363rd13.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Thompson CDP
444th$192.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Thompson CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Thompson CDP, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SDBUNDLED13.10192.84114,203.2914,963,149

Gann Valley CDP, SD Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Gann Valley CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 13.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.41% higher than the average state rate of 12.46 cents. Central Electric Coop SD is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Gann Valley CDP average is 39.68% more at $192.79 per month.

Gann Valley CDP is the 406th highest ranked city in the state out of 488 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 29,544.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 14th worst in the state in this category. All of the 176.74 megawatt hours of electricity used in Gann Valley CDP must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gann Valley CDP

Gann Valley CDP residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.098/kWh$284.17/mo.$139.72/mo.
363rd13.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gann Valley CDP
444th$192.79Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gann Valley CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gann Valley CDP, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SDBUNDLED13.10192.84114,203.2914,963,149

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Buffalo County, South Dakota Details

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Buffalo County is about 2.92% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Buffalo County a rank of 337th best in the United States out of 3230.

Power Companies in Buffalo County, South Dakota

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Central Electric Coop SD is the largest electricity supplier in Buffalo County, South Dakota.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers operating in Buffalo County, South Dakota.

What electricity companies offer service in Buffalo County, South Dakota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Central Electric Coop SD745
2Dakota Energy Coop36

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Published: 2024-07-04