Jerauld County, South Dakota Electric Profile

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Jerauld County, South Dakota Overview

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has declined by 3.05% over the course of the last year.

Ranking 13th out of 66 counties in wind power generation in the state, Jerauld County has a total yield of 217,930 megawatt hours from wind power.

With a South Dakota average residential electricity bill of $125.01, Jerauld County citizens, on average, pay about 15.74% more than other consumers per month for electricity.

Jerauld County produces 217,930 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable sources. This ranks Jerauld County 701st largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the United States for total renewable electricity production.

Jerauld County is the 10 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 66 counties in South Dakota, with a population of 1,663 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 217,930.

Jerauld County is the 3148th most populated county in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    24,434  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.69  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    217,930  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    217,930  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    131.05  MWh

Wessington Springs, SD Electric Overview

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Wessington Springs has an average residential electricity rate of 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.76% lower than the state's average rate of 12.25 cents and 15.21% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Wessington Springs, South Dakota Electric Utility. Wessington Springs has the 97th highest population in the state, with 771 citizens .

Coming in as the 97th worst ranked city out of 488 cities in the state, Wessington Springs emits 1,493,017.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Wessington Springs as the 6th highest polluting city in South Dakota. Within Wessington Springs, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wessington Springs

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.130/kWh$0.092/kWh $146.04/mo.$86.50/mo.
259th 11.67¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wessington Springs
286th $121.2 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wessington Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wessington Springs, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SD BUNDLED 12.49 183.3 112,704 14,075,449
NorthWestern Energy BUNDLED 11.45 107.32 571,295 65,431,000
Wessington Springs, South Dakota Electric Utility BUNDLED 11.78 127.15 6,566.66 773,582.67

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Woonsocket, SD Electric Overview

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Woonsocket has an average residential electricity rate of 12.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.31% lower than the state's average rate of 12.25 cents and 11.25% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company. Woonsocket has the 116th highest population in the state, with 631 citizens .

Coming in as the 117th worst ranked city out of 488 cities in the state, Woonsocket emits 1,221,911.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Woonsocket as the 55th highest polluting city in South Dakota. Within Woonsocket, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Woonsocket

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.133/kWh$0.102/kWh $141.39/mo.$78.80/mo.
339th 12.21¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Woonsocket
91st $107.53 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Woonsocket Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Woonsocket, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SD BUNDLED 12.49 183.3 112,704 14,075,449
NorthWestern Energy BUNDLED 11.45 107.32 571,295 65,431,000
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 12.95 101.29 804,645 104,165,547

Alpena, SD Electric Overview

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Alpena has an average residential electricity rate of 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.19% lower than the state's average rate of 12.25 cents and 16.48% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy. Alpena has the 225th highest population in the state, with 212 citizens .

Coming in as the 224th worst ranked city out of 488 cities in the state, Alpena emits 410,531.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Alpena as the 299th highest polluting city in South Dakota. Within Alpena, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alpena

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.130/kWh$0.091/kWh $136.21/mo.$81.20/mo.
244th 11.49¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alpena
144th $110.13 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alpena Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alpena, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SD BUNDLED 12.49 183.3 112,704 14,075,449
NorthWestern Energy BUNDLED 11.45 107.32 571,295 65,431,000

Energy Production in Jerauld County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Jerauld County, South Dakota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Wessington SpringsNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Jerauld County SD Wind 217,930

Jerauld County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Jerauld County is the 2964th worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 2964th highest in the United States in this category. Around 100.00% of electricity in Jerauld County comes from generation using Wind. Jerauld County has one power plant within its borders.

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Jerauld County, South Dakota Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Jerauld County offering electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of South Dakota have poor net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Jerauld County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 2.67% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.38%, resulting in a rank of 372nd best in the United States and a state rank of 26th best out of 3221 and 66 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Jerauld County:

  • Alpena, South Dakota:
    • Central Electric Coop SD: 3.70%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 96.30%
  • Lane, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • Wessington Springs, South Dakota:
    • Central Electric Coop SD: 7.10%
    • Wessington Springs, South Dakota Electric Utility: 42.78%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.12%
  • Woonsocket, South Dakota:
    • Central Electric Coop SD: 4.08%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 47.96%
    • Northern States Power Company: 47.96%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Central Electric Coop SD is the largest electricity provider in Jerauld County, South Dakota.

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

Jerauld County, South Dakota is home to one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Jerauld County, South Dakota.

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 NorthWestern Energy 1,336
2 Central Electric Coop SD 854
3 Wessington Springs, South Dakota Electric Utility 620

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-13