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Grant County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Grant County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

Grant County has emissions of 9,035.63 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 353rd worst polluting county in the country by per capita pollution.

In the past 12 months, Grant County has had a 13.03% drop in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Ranking 1st out of 66 counties in wind power production in South Dakota, Grant County has a total yield of 1,129,246 megawatt hours from wind energy.

The county is ranked as the 372nd highest generator of electricity in the US out of 3230 counties for electricity production, generating 2,910,870 megawatt hours.

Grant County consumes 3.82% of the electricity that is produced in their power generating plants, meaning they either export or store the leftover amount.

Grant County ranks 4th highest county in the state out of 66 counties for electricity per resident produced from wind turbines. Producing 1,129,246 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 7,550, this averages out to 149.57 megawatt hours per person each year from wind turbines.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    111,201 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,910,870 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,129,246 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,781,624 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    385.55 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    68,219,024 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,035.63 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Milbank

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Milbank Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

8.39¢ per kWh

  • 22.96% lower than last month
  • 15.34% lower than April last year
  • 34.66% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 50.39% lower than the US average
  • 47th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 68 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 37 since April last year
  • 219th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,207 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,387 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.06¢ per kWh

  • 1.13% lower than last month
  • 6.44% lower than April last year
  • 11.2% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 31.4% lower than the US average
  • 91st in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 162 since April last year
  • 2,100th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 351 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,330 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$84.02 per month

  • 38.15% lower than last month
  • 21.74% lower than April last year
  • 27.24% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 25.47% lower than the US average
  • 64th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 252 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 98 since April last year
  • 4,618th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 19,125 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 13,328 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$119.2 per month

  • 1.61% lower than last month
  • 12.17% lower than April last year
  • 2.78% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 12.4% lower than the US average
  • 282nd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 36 since April last year
  • 10,032nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 297 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,130 since April last year

Milbank, SD Electricity Overview

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Milbank has an average residential electricity rate of 11.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.20% less than the average state rate of 12.46 cents and 31.40% lower than the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. With an estimated 1 residential customers, Whetstone Valley Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city. The city produces over 0 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 4th largest total production for a city in South Dakota.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Milbank averages 2,465.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 2nd highest in the state out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 8,599,129.32 kilograms, the city ranks 22nd highest in South Dakota for total pollution from electricity use. Power plants in the city mainly use Distillate Fuel Oil, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city. Milbank is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Milbank

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.075/kWh$205.07/mo.$69.38/mo.
91st11.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Milbank
282nd$119.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Milbank Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Milbank, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Whetstone Valley ElectricBUNDLED12.92175.0744,904.985,800,223.6

Big Stone City, SD Electricity Overview

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Big Stone City has an average residential electricity rate of 16.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 35.77% more than the average state rate of 12.46 cents and 4.89% higher than the nationwide average of 16.12. Big Stone City, South Dakota Electric Utility sells an estimated 4,013.4 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Big Stone City average is 10.94% lower at $122.92 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Big Stone City averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 278th highest in the state out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 1,526,472.16 kilograms, which is the 127th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in South Dakota. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Big Stone City

Big Stone City residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.180/kWh$0.108/kWh$153.69/mo.$77.90/mo.
488th16.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Stone City
310th$122.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Stone City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Stone City, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Big Stone City, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.81122.942,579.75433,614.26

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Revillo, SD Electricity Overview

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Revillo has an average residential electricity rate of 11.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.42% less than the average state rate of 12.46 cents and 30.80% lower than the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Whetstone Valley Electric sells an estimated 1.98 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Revillo average is 11.60% lower at $122.01 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Revillo averages 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 14th highest in the state out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 280,673.91 kilograms, which is the 293rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in South Dakota. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Revillo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.078/kWh$205.79/mo.$73.35/mo.
97th11.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Revillo
296th$122.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Revillo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Revillo, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Whetstone Valley ElectricBUNDLED12.92175.0744,904.985,800,223.6

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Electricity Production in Grant County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Grant County, South Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Big StoneNorthWestern Energy (23.40%)Otter Tail Power Company (53.90%)Montana-Dakota Utilities Co (22.70%)
Grant County SD Coal 1,781,6051,785,726,770.141,002.31
Crowned Ridge Wind Energy CenterCattle Ridge Wind Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Grant County SD Wind 636,529
Dakota Range III Wind ProjectDakota Range III, LLC (100.00%)
Grant County SD Wind 492,717
Valley Queen CheeseValley Queen Cheese Factory, Inc. (100.00%)
Milbank SD Distillate Fuel Oil 1914,668.43772.02

Grant County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Grant County residents average 9,035.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them worst in the state out of 66 in this category. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 68,219,024.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 6th highest amount in the state and 353rd in the country. Around 61.08% of electricity in Grant County comes from production using Coal. Wind and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Wind is used to make 1,129,246 megawatt hours (38.79%) of electricity production and Distillate Fuel Oil accounts for 3,681.57 megawatt hours (0.13%) of total production in the county. Grant County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
61.08%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
38.79%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.13%

Providers In Each City in Grant County:

  • Albee, South Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Big Stone City, South Dakota:
    • Big Stone City, South Dakota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • La Bolt, South Dakota:
    • Whetstone Valley Electric: 2.76%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 97.24%
  • Marvin, South Dakota:
    • Whetstone Valley Electric: 2.92%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 97.08%
  • Milbank, South Dakota:
    • Whetstone Valley Electric: 10.27%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 89.73%
  • Revillo, South Dakota:
    • Whetstone Valley Electric: 14.78%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 85.22%
  • Stockholm, South Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 85.27%
    • Whetstone Valley Electric: 14.73%
  • Strandburg, South Dakota:
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 100.00%
  • Twin Brooks, South Dakota:
    • Whetstone Valley Electric: 13.93%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 86.07%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Grant County, South Dakota?

There are 4 power plants in Grant County, South Dakota

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Whetstone Valley Electric1,733
2Big Stone City, South Dakota Electric Utility349
3Codington Clark Electric154

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Grant County, South Dakota.

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

By total revenue, Whetstone Valley Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Grant County, South Dakota.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-05