Electric Rates & Providers in Clay County, SD

Clay County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clay County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

Releasing 44,098,658.06 kilograms of CO2 gases, Clay County has the 10th worst pollution level from electricity consumption out of 66 counties in the state.

Clay County residents pay an average residential electricity expense of $147.73, which is 7.03% higher than the national average bill of $138.02.

Clay County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 28.89% lower than the nationwide average price, at 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents.

Clay County produces 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.61 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Clay County as the 3rd highest county in South Dakota out of 66 counties for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Clay County experienced a 17.30% rise over the preceding year.

Clay County has the 1164th highest electricity production in the US out of 3230 counties, generating 9,108 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    218,220 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,108 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,108 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    44,098,658 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,976.42 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Vermillion

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Vermillion Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

13.58¢ per kWh

  • 4.28% higher than last month
  • 8.93% higher than April last year
  • 5.72% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 19.73% lower than the US average
  • 316th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 63 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 50 since April last year
  • 7,706th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 683 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,224 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.25¢ per kWh

  • 0.71% higher than last month
  • 1.9% higher than April last year
  • 6.36% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 17.83% lower than the US average
  • 340th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 14 since April last year
  • 8,543rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 360 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 115 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$78.12 per month

  • 8.64% lower than last month
  • 3.25% lower than April last year
  • 32.35% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 30.71% lower than the US average
  • 34th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 31 since April last year
  • 2,600th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 502 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,581 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$83.63 per month

  • 0.26% lower than last month
  • 4.25% lower than April last year
  • 31.79% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 38.54% lower than the US average
  • 3rd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 1,134th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 155 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 354 since April last year

Vermillion, SD Electricity Overview

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Vermillion's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.36% more than the average South Dakota price of 12.46 cents and 17.83% less than the national average of 16.12 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Vermillion average is 39.41% below at $83.63 per month. City of Vermillion Electric Utilities has an estimated 3,719 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Vermillion averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 14th highest in South Dakota out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity consumption is 28,328,368.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 12th largest emissions amount in South Dakota. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vermillion

Vermillion residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.099/kWh$109.47/mo.$61.98/mo.
340th13.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vermillion
3rd$83.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vermillion Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vermillion, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Vermillion Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.3178.2726,309.363,501,864.95
Clay-Union ElectricBUNDLED11.44148.7144,585.885,100,250.25

Beresford, SD Electricity Overview

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Beresford's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 10.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.44% less than the average South Dakota price of 12.46 cents and 33.90% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Beresford average is 14.88% below at $117.49 per month. Beresford, South Dakota Electric Utility has an estimated 459 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Beresford averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 278th highest in South Dakota out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity consumption is 5,807,980.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 38th largest emissions amount in South Dakota. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Beresford

Beresford residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.094/kWh$155.54/mo.$88.95/mo.
48th10.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Beresford
259th$117.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Beresford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Beresford, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beresford, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.59117.511,303.641,197,365.13

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Wakonda, SD Electricity Overview

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Wakonda's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 11.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.60% less than the average South Dakota price of 12.46 cents and 28.62% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Wakonda average is 7.73% more at $148.69 per month. With a population of 321 citizens, the city is the 196th largest city in South Dakota.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Wakonda averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 278th highest in South Dakota out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity consumption is 790,318.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 194th largest emissions amount in South Dakota. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wakonda

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.101/kWh$196.29/mo.$117.58/mo.
143rd11.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wakonda
374th$148.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wakonda Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wakonda, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Clay-Union ElectricBUNDLED11.44148.7144,585.885,100,250.25

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Electricity Production in Clay County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Clay County, South Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Clay County SD Distillate Fuel Oil 9,1089,143,397.941,003.89

Clay County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Clay County averages 2,976.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 44,098,658.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 10th highest for total pollution in South Dakota. The main fuel type used in Clay County is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. There is one power producing plant in Clay County.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
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100.00%

Clay County, South Dakota Net Metering

Approximately 66.67% of the electricity companies in Clay County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The single company in Clay County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 2.08%. With a state average energy loss of 2.96%, Clay County is ranked as the 23rd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Clay County, South Dakota?

By total revenue, City of Vermillion Electric Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Clay County, South Dakota.

How many power plants are within Clay County, South Dakota?

Clay County, South Dakota has one power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1City of Vermillion Electric Utilities4,286
2Clay-Union Electric2,224
3Southeastern Electric Coop46

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

Clay County, South Dakota is home to 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-06