Lake County, South Dakota Electric Profile

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Citizens of Lake County use enough electricity to release 2,026.59 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per capita, compared to the state average of 2,026.59.

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Releasing 25,934,244.05 kilograms of CO2 gases, Lake County has the 15th worst pollution level from electricity use of any county in the the state.

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With a population of 12,797 residents, Lake County is the 16th most populated county in South Dakota and the 2306th largest in the US.

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Lake County is ranked as the 16th largest consuming county out of 66 counties in the state with over 100,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

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At an average residential rate of 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Lake County enjoy a 13.53% discount from the nationwide average.

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The largest supplier in Lake County by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    185,122 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    25,934,244 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,026.59 kg

Madison, SD Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Madison is roughly 11.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their residents, 13.14% lower than the average US electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. With 3,349 residential customers, Madison SD Utilities is the largest provider in the city.

On average, Madison residents emit 2,026.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 38th highest polluting city out of 393 cities in South Dakota. This adds up to total emissions of 14,715,054 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 15th highest for total pollution in South Dakota. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Madison

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.101/kWh$150.82/mo.$92.81/mo.
212th11.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Madison
80th$122.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Madison Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Madison, South Dakota

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Madison SD UtilitiesBUNDLED11.93120.64No DataIcon representing missing value.35,0214,178,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.5898.76No DataIcon representing missing value.801,397100,817,430
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED10.23111.19No DataIcon representing missing value.116,23611,885,330
Sioux Valley EnergyBUNDLED12.09158.21No DataIcon representing missing value.319,26138,601,651

Lake Madison CDP, SD Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Lake Madison CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 189th out of 393 cities in the state. With a population of 895 citizens, the city is the 91st largest city by population in South Dakota. With 147 total residential customers, Northern States Power Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Lake Madison CDP results in 1,813,796.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 92nd most of any city in South Dakota. Additionally, the city ranks 7th highest in South Dakota for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not produce any electricity in the city boundaries, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Madison CDP

Lake Madison CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.097/kWh$153.88/mo.$85.50/mo.
189th11.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Madison CDP
81st$122.72Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Madison CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Madison CDP, South Dakota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.5898.76No DataIcon representing missing value.801,397100,817,430
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED10.23111.19No DataIcon representing missing value.116,23611,885,330
Sioux Valley EnergyBUNDLED12.09158.21No DataIcon representing missing value.319,26138,601,651

Chester CDP, SD Electric Overview

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Chester CDP's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.52% less than the average state rate of 12.18 cents and 13.52% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Northern States Power Company has 13 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. Chester CDP has the 181st highest population in the state, with 358 residents living within its borders.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Chester CDP averages 2,026.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 38th worst in South Dakota out of 393 cities for emissions efficiency. At 2,026.59 kilograms per person and 358 citizens in the city, the city emits 725,518.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 181st worst rank in South Dakota for total emissions. The electricity sold in Chester CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chester CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.097/kWh$153.88/mo.$85.50/mo.
189th11.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chester CDP
81st$122.72Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chester CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chester CDP, South Dakota

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Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.5898.76No DataIcon representing missing value.801,397100,817,430
Otter Tail Power CompanyBUNDLED10.23111.19No DataIcon representing missing value.116,23611,885,330
Sioux Valley EnergyBUNDLED12.09158.21No DataIcon representing missing value.319,26138,601,651

Lake County, South Dakota Details

Lake County, South Dakota Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Lake County supplying electricity. Of those 4, 75.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Consumers in South Dakota have poor net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lake County is about 2.13% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lake County a rank of 214th best in the country out of 3220.

Providers In Each City in Lake County:

  • Brant Lake, South Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.33%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 33.33%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.33%
  • Madison, South Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 27.66%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 27.66%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 27.66%
    • Madison SD Utilities: 17.01%
  • Nunda, South Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.33%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 33.33%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.33%
  • Ramona, South Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.33%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 33.33%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.33%
  • Wentworth, South Dakota:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.33%
    • Sioux Valley Energy: 33.33%
    • Otter Tail Power Company: 33.33%

* 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 Lake County, South Dakota?

By total customer count, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Lake County, South Dakota.

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

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1Northern States Power Company9,307
2Sioux Valley Energy2,028
3Otter Tail Power Company789
4Southeastern Electric Coop78

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

Lake County, South Dakota is home to 4 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16