Kingsbury County, South Dakota Electric Profile

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Kingsbury County, South Dakota Overview

Releasing 10,382,715.84 kilograms of CO2 gases, Kingsbury County has the 26th worst pollution level from electricity consumption out of 66 counties in the state.

Kingsbury County residents pay an average residential electricity expense of $144.87, which is 18.56% higher than the national average bill of $122.19.

Kingsbury County ranks 1119th in the nation out of 3221 counties for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel types, with 108 of the county's 108 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Kingsbury County is the 12th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0.02 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable sources.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Kingsbury County experienced a 12.64% decrease over the preceding year.

With 5,187 citizens within its borders and 108 megawatt hours produced each year, Kingsbury County has a per capita production of 0.02 megawatt hours. The city is 27 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    76,212  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.69  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    108  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    108  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.02  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    10,382,716  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,001.68  kg

De Smet, SD Electric Overview

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De Smet's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 11.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.44% less than the average South Dakota price of 12.25 cents and 19.38% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $122.19, while the De Smet average is 7.85% below at $112.59 per month. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 3 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. De Smet averages 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 55th highest in South Dakota out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity consumption is 2,044,910.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 72nd largest emissions amount in South Dakota. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in De Smet

De Smet 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.
135th 11.09¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of De Smet
196th $112.59 Average residential monthly electricity bill for De Smet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in De Smet, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Kingsbury Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 13.58 224.3 21,354.17 2,898,915.78
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

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Arlington, SD Electric Overview

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Arlington's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.43% less than the average South Dakota price of 12.25 cents and 22.04% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $122.19, while the Arlington average is 10.59% below at $109.25 per month. With a population of 915 citizens, the city is the 82nd largest city in South Dakota.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Arlington averages 1,936.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 299th highest in South Dakota out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity consumption is 1,771,868.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 82nd largest emissions amount in South Dakota. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arlington

Arlington 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 $148.76/mo.$75.31/mo.
57th 10.73¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arlington
120th $109.25 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arlington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arlington, South Dakota

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Arlington, South Dakota Electric Utility BUNDLED 10.02 105.14 6,245.81 625,782.91
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
Sioux Valley Energy BUNDLED 12.16 156.57 317,255 38,588,285

Lake Preston, SD Electric Overview

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Lake Preston's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 11.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.74% less than the average South Dakota price of 12.25 cents and 19.64% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The city is ranked 5th in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 108 megawatt hours produced. Selling an estimated 50.28 megawatt hours a year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Lake Preston averages 2,510.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them highest in South Dakota out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 1,478,832.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 98th highest for total pollution in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city. Lake Preston's main fuel type used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Preston

Lake Preston 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.
113th 11.06¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Preston
159th $110.94 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Preston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Preston, 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 10.66 114.55 108 115,350 12,295,556

Energy Production in Kingsbury County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Kingsbury County, South Dakota

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Lake Preston SD Distillate Fuel Oil 108 352,486.91 3,263.77

Kingsbury County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Kingsbury County averages 2,001.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 10,382,715.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 26th highest for total pollution in South Dakota. The main fuel type used in Kingsbury County is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. There is one power producing plant in Kingsbury County.

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Kingsbury County, South Dakota Net Metering

Approximately 28.57% of the electricity companies in Kingsbury County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Kingsbury County is 2.94%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including NorthWestern Energy, Sioux Valley Energy, and Dakota Energy Coop. With a state average energy loss of 2.38%, Kingsbury County is ranked as the 37th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kingsbury County:

  • Arlington, South Dakota:
    • Arlington, South Dakota Electric Utility: 32.25%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.67%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.67%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 0.41%
  • Badger, South Dakota:
    • Badger, South Dakota Electric Utility: 29.49%
    • Kingsbury Electric Cooperative: 2.08%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 34.22%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 34.22%
  • Bancroft, South Dakota:
    • Kingsbury Electric Cooperative: 7.86%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 46.07%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 46.07%
  • De Smet, South Dakota:
    • Kingsbury Electric Cooperative: 1.46%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 49.27%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 49.27%
  • Erwin, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.00%
  • Hetland, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.00%
  • Iroquois, South Dakota:
    • Kingsbury Electric Cooperative: 1.43%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 52.84%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 45.73%
  • Lake Preston, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.00%
  • Oldham, South Dakota:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 50.00%

* 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 Kingsbury County, South Dakota?

By total revenue, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Kingsbury County, South Dakota.

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

Kingsbury County, South Dakota has one power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

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

Kingsbury County, South Dakota is home to 7 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-13