Hand County, SD: 2 Electric Providers

Hand County, South Dakota Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hand County, South Dakota Electricity Overview

Hand County has achieved a 100.00% increase in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation throughout the past 12 months.

Hand County released 0 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 2929th worst polluting county out of 3230 counties in the country.

With a population of 3,061 citizens, Hand County is the 46th largest county by population in the state and the 3042nd largest in the country.

Residents of Hand County consume enough electricity to emit 0 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,114.63.

Hand County has seen an uptick of about 100.00% in the amount of electricity produced by wind turbines.

When calculating by total customers, Dakota Energy Coop is the largest supplier in Hand County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    45,084 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    472,168 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    472,168 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    154.25 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Miller

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Miller Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

10.36¢ per kWh

  • 4.28% higher than last month
  • 8.93% higher than April last year
  • 19.34% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 38.75% lower than the US average
  • 88th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 46 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 59 since April last year
  • 977th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 102 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 161 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

10.11¢ per kWh

  • 0.71% higher than last month
  • 1.9% higher than April last year
  • 18.85% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 37.31% lower than the US average
  • 28th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 651st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 37 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 71 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$106.07 per month

  • 8.64% lower than last month
  • 3.24% lower than April last year
  • 8.15% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 5.92% lower than the US average
  • 162nd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 47 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since April last year
  • 13,360th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,025 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,567 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$113.6 per month

  • 0.26% lower than last month
  • 4.22% lower than April last year
  • 7.35% lower than the South Dakota average
  • 16.52% lower than the US average
  • 219th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 27 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since April last year
  • 7,085th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 359 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,228 since April last year

Miller, SD Electricity Overview

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Miller averages a residential electricity price of 10.11 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 18.85% less than South Dakota's average price of 12.46 cents. Miller, South Dakota Electric Utility has an estimated 341 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the Miller average is 17.70% lower at $113.6 per month.

The 19,706.93 megawatt hours consumed in Miller must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 3,294,225.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 60th largest amount in South Dakota.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Miller

Miller residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.118/kWh$0.082/kWh$152.94/mo.$93.91/mo.
28th10.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Miller
219th$113.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Miller Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Miller, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Miller, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.05113.628,689.5873,024.22

St. Lawrence, SD Electricity Overview

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St. Lawrence averages a residential electricity price of 11.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 4.93% less than South Dakota's average price of 12.46 cents. There has been a 100.00% increase in the use of renewable energy (like solar, wind or hydro power) in St. Lawrence within the previous year. It's great to see these fuel sources slowly replace nonrenewable fuels like coal and oil. Electricity production from wind turbines in the city totals 2,729.29 megawatt hours produced per person living in the city.

St. Lawrence has the highest number of power producing plants of any city in South Dakota, with one total power plant. Approximately 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the city from electricity consumption, making them the 427th highest polluter in South Dakota out of 488 cities. Total emissions in the city are 0 kilograms, which is the 427th worst total amount of pollution for a city in South Dakota. For the purpose of electricity generation, St. Lawrence's primary fuel is Wind, making up 100.00%, or 472,168 megawatt hours of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Lawrence

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.091/kWh$141.55/mo.$78.95/mo.
238th11.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Lawrence
160th$109.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Lawrence Residents

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Ree Heights, SD Electricity Overview

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Ree Heights averages a residential electricity price of 11.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 4.93% less than South Dakota's average price of 12.46 cents. Ree Heights has 46 residents, resulting in it being the 363rd largest city in the state. With a consumption total of 677.52 megawatt hours a year, Ree Heights lands at 362nd highest consuming city in the state out of the 488 cities.

The 677.52 megawatt hours consumed in Ree Heights must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,462.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 14th highest polluting city out of 488 cities in South Dakota based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 113,254.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 360th largest amount in South Dakota.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ree Heights

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.091/kWh$141.55/mo.$78.95/mo.
238th11.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ree Heights
160th$109.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ree Heights Residents

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Electricity Production in Hand County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Hand County, South Dakota

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sweetland Wind Farm, LLCSweetland Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
St. Lawrence SD Wind 472,168

Hand County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There is one power producing plant in Hand County. On average, the county's residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 58th highest polluting county out of 66 counties in South Dakota based on emissions per capita. At 0 kilograms per person and 909,824 people in the county, the county emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 2929th highest amount in the US. In Hand County, Wind makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production.

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Energy Loss

Hand County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 1.89% of their energy lost per year. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Hand County receiving a rank of 129th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Hand County, South Dakota

Providers In Each City in Hand County:

  • Miller, South Dakota:
    • Miller, South Dakota Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Orient, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • Ree Heights, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • St. Lawrence, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 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 Hand County, South Dakota?

Hand County, South Dakota is home to 2 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Hand County, South Dakota by total revenue is Dakota Energy Coop.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hand County, South Dakota?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dakota Energy Coop1,245
2Miller, South Dakota Electric Utility811

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

There is one active electricity plant located in Hand County, South Dakota

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Published: 2024-04-26