Stanley County, South Dakota Electric Profile

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Stanley County is the 3034th most populous county in the United States.

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Citizens of Stanley County use enough electricity to emit 2,034.89 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 11th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in South Dakota.

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Stanley County has the 1972nd largest total electricity generation out of 3220 counties in the US, generating 42.14 megawatt hours.

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There was a 19.93% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the last year in Stanley County.

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Residents of Stanley County are paying, on average, 8.41% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 12.32 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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With a state average residential electric bill of $123.4, Stanley County consumers, on average, pay about 4.47% more than other residents per month for electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    44,816 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.47 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    42 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    42 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,304,099 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,034.89 kg

Fort Pierre, SD Electric Overview

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Fort Pierre's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.06% below South Dakota's average price of 12.18 cents and 12.20% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city has a deficit of 32,361.78 megawatt hours because of residents using 76795.87% more electricity than is produced. The city generates about 0.02 megawatt hours per citizen per year from its power generating plants, which makes it the 10th highest producer out of 393 cities in the state.

Electricity use in Fort Pierre creates 4,565,286.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 43rd most of any city in South Dakota. Averaging 2,038.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 5th highest in South Dakota for emissions per capita. The top fuel type used in Fort Pierre is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. Fort Pierre is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 2nd most in South Dakota and 8th most when counting plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Pierre

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.089/kWh$138.48/mo.$64.98/mo.
229th11.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Pierre
78th$120.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Pierre Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Pierre, South Dakota

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City of Pierre UtilitiesBUNDLED10.0392.26No DataIcon representing missing value.67,9396,814,737
Fort Pierre, South Dakota Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.88112.5542.1413,198.51,435,641.57
West Central Electric Cooperative (South Dakota)BUNDLED13.76145.27No DataIcon representing missing value.69,839.019,610,710.41
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Energy Production in Stanley County, South Dakota

Power Plants in Stanley County, South Dakota

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Fort Pierre SD Distillate Fuel Oil 42.1431,633.44750.67No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Stanley County, South Dakota Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Stanley County's main fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 100.00%, or 42.14 megawatt hours of generation in the county. On average, the county's residents emit 2,034.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 11th highest polluting county out of 66 counties in the state. Total emissions in the county are 6,304,098.93 kilograms, which is the 36th highest total amount of emissions for all counties in South Dakota. Stanley County is home to one power plant, which is 13th highest in South Dakota and 10th most when considering power plants per citizen.

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Stanley County, South Dakota Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Stanley County offering electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, South Dakota has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Stanley County, South Dakota.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, West Central Electric Cooperative (South Dakota) is the largest electricity company in Stanley County, South Dakota.

How many power plants are located in Stanley County, South Dakota?

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

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

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1West Central Electric Cooperative (South Dakota)1,538
2Fort Pierre, South Dakota Electric Utility1,375
3Western Area Power Administration1

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