Electric Rates & Providers in Fall River County, SD

Fall River County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Fall River County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

While the national average residential electric rate is 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Fall River County's average price is 12.39% below that at 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour.

Fall River County produces 62,670 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 371st out of 3230 counties in the nation for total megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

Solar power usage in Fall River County has risen by 100.00% year over year, with 62,670 megawatt hours being produced from solar energy during the course of the last year.

Averaging production of 8.98 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Fall River County ranks 19 out of 66 counties in the state in production per capita.

As the 1508th highest producer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the nation, Fall River County produces 62,670 megawatt hours of electricity.

Fall River County uses 64.30% more megawatt hours than it generates.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    102,966 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    62,670 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    62,670 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.98 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,826,239 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    978.11 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Hot Springs

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Hot Springs Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

11.46¢ per kWh

  • 1.88% higher than last month
  • 22.28% lower than February last year
  • 1.53% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 30.27% lower than the US average
  • 292nd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 174 since February last year
  • 4,429th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 865 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 12,184 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.24¢ per kWh

  • 2.19% lower than last month
  • 13.35% lower than February last year
  • 1.11% higher than the South Dakota average
  • 25.93% lower than the US average
  • 303rd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 159 since February last year
  • 5,389th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,105 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 10,212 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$110.82 per month

  • 7.11% lower than last month
  • 15.14% lower than February last year
  • 24.62% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 16% lower than the US average
  • 63rd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 160 since February last year
  • 8,545th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,459 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,979 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$96.48 per month

  • 1.68% lower than last month
  • 16.44% lower than February last year
  • 27.74% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 28.91% lower than the US average
  • 30th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 164 since February last year
  • 2,662nd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 232 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,406 since February last year

Hot Springs, SD Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Hot Springs is approximately 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.02% below South Dakota's average rate of 12.37 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $96.48 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.93. Consumers in Hot Springs pay a 22.18% markdown compared to the rest of the nation. Black Hills Energy is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

On average, Hot Springs residents emit 2,499.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 170th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota. At 2,499.29 kilograms per person and 3,407 people in the city, the city emits 8,515,087.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 23rd worst rank in South Dakota for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Hot Springs have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hot Springs

Hot Springs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.246/kWh$0.112/kWh$253.68/mo.$79.03/mo.
303rd12.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hot Springs
30th$96.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hot Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hot Springs, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.38159.06121,090.0817,415,463
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.2093.09549,77367,099,652

Edgemont, SD Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Edgemont is approximately 12.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.34% below South Dakota's average rate of 12.37 cents. Solar power usage for electricity production in the city has increased by 62,670 megawatt hours each year during the past 12 months, which is a 100.00% increase from the previous year. Black Hills Energy has an estimated 80 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

On average, Edgemont residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 427th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota. This results in a total emissions amount of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has one electricity plant. In Edgemont, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edgemont

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.254/kWh$0.112/kWh$256.27/mo.$74.90/mo.
279th12.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edgemont
22nd$92.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edgemont Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edgemont, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED12.2093.09549,77367,099,652

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Oelrichs, SD Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Oelrichs is approximately 14.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.18% above South Dakota's average rate of 12.37 cents. Oelrichs is the 246th largest city in the state, with a population of 189. Black Hills Electric Cooperative sells an estimated 15.23 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

On average, Oelrichs residents emit 2,499.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 170th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota. At 2,499.29 kilograms per person and 189 people in the city, the city emits 472,366.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 244th worst rank in South Dakota for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Oelrichs have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oelrichs

Oelrichs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.113/kWh$221.99/mo.$126.39/mo.
483rd14.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oelrichs
402nd$160.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oelrichs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oelrichs, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.38159.06121,090.0817,415,463

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Electricity Production in Fall River County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Fall River County, South Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Edgemont SD Solar 62,670

Fall River County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Fall River County residents emit 978.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 51st worst polluting county out of 66 counties in South Dakota and 2742nd out of 3230 counties nationally. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 6,826,239.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Solar, which accounts for 100.00% (or 62,670 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Fall River County is home to one electricity producing plant.

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Fall River County, South Dakota Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Fall River County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are nonexistent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Fall River County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 7.64% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 2.96%, Fall River County is ranked as the 45th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Fall River County, South Dakota

Providers In Each City in Fall River County:

  • Buffalo Gap, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 89.63%
    • Black Hills Electric Cooperative: 10.37%
  • Edgemont, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • Hot Springs, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Electric Cooperative: 5.62%
    • Black Hills Energy: 94.38%
  • Oelrichs, South Dakota:
    • Black Hills Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

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

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Fall River County, South Dakota?

By total customer count, Black Hills Energy is the largest electricity provider in Fall River County, South Dakota.

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

There is one power plant in Fall River County, South Dakota

What electricity companies offer service in Fall River County, South Dakota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Black Hills Energy17,435
2Black Hills Electric Cooperative4,049
3Niobrara Electric13

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-29