Codington County, South Dakota Electric Profile

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Codington County, South Dakota Overview

Electricity from wind power produced in Codington County totals 821,985 megawatt hours, ranking Codington County 5th out of 66 counties in South Dakota for wind power generation.

Codington County generates 0.07% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 0.02 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Codington County as the 1017th highest county in the country out of 3221 counties for non-renewable generation per capita each year.

Codington County released 403,375.67 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 52nd highest polluting county in South Dakota.

Wind turbines produce 29.02 megawatt hours per year per capita for Codington County citizens, which is 12th highest county in South Dakota out of 66 counties.

The use of non-renewable fuel types in electricity generation in Codington County has been curtailed by 70.07% within the previous 12 months.

Codington County is ranked as the 7th highest consuming county out of 66 counties in South Dakota with over 400,000 megawatt hours being used by customers for their electricity needs.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    416,176  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.69  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    822,581  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    821,985  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    596  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    29.04  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    403,376  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14.24  kg

Watertown, SD Electric Overview

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Residents of Watertown are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% lower than South Dakota's average price of 12.25 cents. This ranks the city 32nd out of 488 cities in South Dakota for best average electricity rate. Watertown Utilities has an estimated 9,380 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city. Electricity generation plants in the city generate, on average, 0.03 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuels. This means they are 3rd out of 488 cities in the state.

Watertown residents average 1,968.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 44,589,428.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. This is enough to rank 5th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. Distillate Fuel Oil is the fuel of choice in Watertown, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Watertown is home to one electricity generation plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Watertown

Watertown residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.118/kWh$0.086/kWh $134.16/mo.$71.06/mo.
32nd 10.41¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Watertown
27th $101.85 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Watertown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Watertown, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern Energy BUNDLED 11.45 107.32 571,295 65,431,000
Otter Tail Power Company BUNDLED 10.66 114.55 115,350 12,295,556
Watertown Utilities BUNDLED 9.10 83.55 119,346 10,857,000

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Florence, SD Electric Overview

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Residents of Florence are charged an average residential electricity price of 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.06% lower than South Dakota's average price of 12.25 cents. This ranks the city 92nd out of 488 cities in South Dakota for best average electricity rate. NorthWestern Energy sells an estimated 46.45 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other vendor. The US average monthly residential power bill is $122.19, while the Florence average is 7.16% lower at $113.44 per month.

Florence residents average 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 652,589.94 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Florence has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Florence

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.125/kWh$0.091/kWh $148.49/mo.$74.98/mo.
92nd 11.02¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Florence
203rd $113.44 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Florence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Florence, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Codington Clark Electric BUNDLED 9.42 214.84 85,436.73 8,048,651.22
NorthWestern Energy BUNDLED 11.45 107.32 571,295 65,431,000
Otter Tail Power Company BUNDLED 10.66 114.55 115,350 12,295,556

Henry, SD Electric Overview

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Residents of Henry are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.42% lower than South Dakota's average price of 12.25 cents. This ranks the city 87th out of 488 cities in South Dakota for best average electricity rate. NorthWestern Energy sells an estimated 97.03 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other vendor. The US average monthly residential power bill is $122.19, while the Henry average is 4.89% lower at $116.22 per month.

Henry residents average 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 495,735.98 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Henry has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Henry

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.125/kWh$0.091/kWh $148.49/mo.$74.98/mo.
87th 10.97¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Henry
223rd $116.22 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Henry Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Henry, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Codington Clark Electric BUNDLED 9.42 214.84 85,436.73 8,048,651.22
NorthWestern Energy BUNDLED 11.45 107.32 571,295 65,431,000
Otter Tail Power Company BUNDLED 10.66 114.55 115,350 12,295,556

Energy Production in Codington County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Codington County, South Dakota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Crowned Ridge Wind II Energy CenterNorthern States Power Company (100.00%)
Codington County SD Wind 821,985
Watertown SD Distillate Fuel Oil 596 797,281.25 1,337.72

Codington County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Codington County residents average 14.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 403,375.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Wind is the primary fuel in Codington County, with 99.93% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Codington County has the 5th highest power plants of any county in South Dakota, with 2 total power plants.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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Codington County, South Dakota Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Codington County, only one of them offers net metering to their consumers. South Dakota has nonexistent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Codington County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.10% of their energy lost per year. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Codington County is ranked as the 511th best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Codington County:

  • Florence, South Dakota:
    • Codington Clark Electric: 2.41%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 48.79%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 48.79%
  • Henry, South Dakota:
    • Codington Clark Electric: 5.08%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 47.46%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 47.46%
  • Kranzburg, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.00%
  • South Shore, South Dakota:
    • Codington Clark Electric: 10.55%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 44.72%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 44.72%
  • Wallace, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.00%
  • Watertown, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.42%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.42%
    • Watertown Utilities: 33.17%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Watertown Utilities is the largest electricity company in Codington County, South Dakota.

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

Codington County, South Dakota is home to 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

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

There are 2 active electricity plants in Codington County, South Dakota

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Watertown Utilities 13,420
2 NorthWestern Energy 1,826
3 Codington Clark Electric 1,230
4 Otter Tail Power Company 1,003

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-13