Miner County, South Dakota Electric Profile

Miner County has emissions of 2,026.59 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 2,026.59.

The electricity consumed by residents of Miner County is produced in other counties as the county has no power generation plants.

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of Miner County enjoy an average rate that is 11.51% below that at 11.90 cents per kilowatt hour.

Miner County is ranked as the 56th highest consuming county out of 66 counties in South Dakota with over 0 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.

Emitting 4,490,918.56 kilograms of CO2 gases, Miner County has the 2811th worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the United States and 44th highest in the state.

The largest electricity company in Miner County by number of customers is Northern States Power Company.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    32,057 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,490,919 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,026.59 kg

Howard, SD Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Howard is roughly 11.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this rate is lower than both the South Dakota and the United States average rates of 12.18 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Northern States Power Company sells 345.53 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $139.68 per month, while the US average is $120.24.

Howard’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 1,838,115.13 kilograms, which is 87th highest in South Dakota out of 393 cities. Averaging 2,026.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 38th highest in South Dakota for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Howard

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.104/kWh$182.46/mo.$112.72/mo.
243rd11.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Howard
205th$139.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Howard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Howard, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SDBUNDLED12.32182.25113,47613,982,023
Howard, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.62119.497,064.24749,904.57
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.5898.76801,397100,817,430
Sioux Valley EnergyBUNDLED12.09158.21319,26138,601,651

Carthage, SD Electric Overview

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On average, Carthage's residential electricity price is 11.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.30% below South Dakota's average rate of 12.18 cents and 11.51% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count. With a population of 169 citizens, the city is the 242nd most populous city in the state.

Electricity use in Carthage results in the release of 342,493.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 241st highest in the state out of 393 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 242nd worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Carthage

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.104/kWh$182.46/mo.$112.72/mo.
243rd11.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Carthage
205th$139.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Carthage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Carthage, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SDBUNDLED12.32182.25113,47613,982,023
Howard, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.62119.497,064.24749,904.57
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.5898.76801,397100,817,430
Sioux Valley EnergyBUNDLED12.09158.21319,26138,601,651

Vilas, SD Electric Overview

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Vilas's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.18 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $139.68 per month, while the South Dakota average is $123.4. Selling 835.45 megawatt hours a year, Northern States Power Company is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Vilas residents emit 2,026.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 7th highest polluting city out of 393 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 44,584.93 kilograms, the city ranks 358th worst in South Dakota for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vilas

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.104/kWh$182.46/mo.$112.72/mo.
243rd11.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vilas
205th$139.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vilas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vilas, South Dakota

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Electric Coop SDBUNDLED12.32182.25113,47613,982,023
Howard, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.62119.497,064.24749,904.57
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED12.5898.76801,397100,817,430
Sioux Valley EnergyBUNDLED12.09158.21319,26138,601,651

Miner County, South Dakota Details

Miner County, South Dakota Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Miner County providing electricity. Of those 4, 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. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and South Dakota has bad laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Miner County averages out to about 2.76% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 2.38%, Miner County is the 26th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

Miner County, South Dakota has 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Miner County, South Dakota?

By total revenue, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity company in Miner County, South Dakota.

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

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-05