Summary of Electricity Activity in Iowa

Summary of Iowa Generation

Iowa is ranked #21 out of 51 U.S. states and territories in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

GridInfo.com electricity generation data is aggregated from Jan 2001 to Mar 2024.

Companies on File189
Plants on File334
Total Generation6.23G MMBtu
Total Sales 4.38G kWh
Total Revenue $376.88M

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Overall National Rank

#21 /51 U.S. States

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

77.9 TWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

505.0 M MMBtu

Electric Companies in Iowa

189

Iowa
Power Plants

334

Natural Gas Rank

#34

Coal Rank

#25

Nuclear Rank

#44

Hydroelectric Rank

#37

Wind Rank

#2

Solar Rank

#32

Monthly Net Generation for Iowa

Electricity Sales Distribution

Electricity Sales, Price, and Revenue Breakdown

SalesPrice (Avg)Revenue
Residential1.15G kWh12.85 cents/kWh$147.65M
Commercial993.08M kWh9.53 cents/kWh$94.60M
Industrial2.24G kWh6.01 cents/kWh$134.63M
Transportation0 kWh0.00 cents/kWh$0
Total4.38G kWh8.60 cents/kWh$376.88M

Production by Source

Largest 24 Power Plants in Iowa

RankPlantUtilityLocationAnnual GenerationInitial Operation DateLast UpdateFuel Types
#15Arbor Hill Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy CoGreenfield, Iowa1.2 TWhNov 2018Mar 2024 Wind
#21Archer Daniels Midland Cedar RapidsArcher Daniels Midland CoCedar Rapids, Iowa1.0 TWhOct 1988Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 59.3% Natural Gas : 31.1% Bituminous Coal : 9.6%
#11Beaver Creek WindMidAmerican Energy CoOgden, Iowa1.5 TWhNov 2017Mar 2024 Wind
#23Diamond Trail Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy CoLadora, Iowa912.9 GWhNov 2020Mar 2024 Wind
#5Emery StationInterstate Power and Light CoClear Lake, Iowa3.0 TWhApr 2004Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#13George Neal NorthMidAmerican Energy CoSergeant Bluff, Iowa1.3 TWhApr 1964Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 98.6% Natural Gas : 1.4%
#17George Neal SouthMidAmerican Energy CoSalix, Iowa1.1 TWhJun 1979Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 98.8%
#24Glaciers Edge Wind ProjectEDF Renewable Asset Holdings, Inc.Cleghorn, Iowa912.4 GWhNov 2019Mar 2024 Wind
#9Greater Des MoinesMidAmerican Energy CoPleasant Hill, Iowa1.6 TWhApr 2003Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#7Highland Wind Project (IA)MidAmerican Energy CoPrimghar, Iowa1.8 TWhMay 2015Mar 2024 Wind
#14Ida Grove WindMidAmerican Energy CoIda Grove, Iowa1.3 TWhAug 2016Dec 2022 Wind
#22KeokukUnion Electric Co - (MO)Keokuk, Iowa988.5 GWhJul 1913Dec 2022 Water
#3LouisaMidAmerican Energy CoMuscatine, Iowa3.7 TWhSep 1983Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 98.9% Natural Gas : 1.1%
#20Lundgren Wind ProjectMidAmerican Energy CoOtho, Iowa1.0 TWhJul 2014Dec 2022 Wind
#2Marshalltown Generating StationInterstate Power and Light CoMarshalltown, Iowa3.7 TWhMar 2017Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#12North EnglishMidAmerican Energy CoMontezuma, Iowa1.4 TWhNov 2018Mar 2024 Wind
#18O'Brien WindMidAmerican Energy CoPrimghar, Iowa1.1 TWhAug 2016Dec 2022 Wind
#6Orient Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy CoOrient, Iowa1.9 TWhNov 2018Mar 2024 Wind
#4OttumwaInterstate Power and Light CoOttumwa, Iowa3.1 TWhApr 1981Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.6%
#10Palo Alto Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy CoEmmetsburg, Iowa1.6 TWhDec 2019Mar 2024 Wind
#19Pomeroy Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy CoFonda, Iowa1.1 TWhNov 2007Mar 2024 Wind
#8Rolling Hills Wind FarmMidAmerican Energy CoMassena, Iowa1.7 TWhNov 2011Mar 2024 Wind
#16Upland PrairieInterstate Power and Light CoSpencer, Iowa1.2 TWhFeb 2019Mar 2024 Wind
#1Walter Scott Jr Energy CenterMidAmerican Energy CoCouncil Bluffs, Iowa6.1 TWhFeb 1954Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.1% Distillate Fuel Oil : 0.7%

Electricity Generation by Iowa Counties

State RankCounty# Power PlantsNet Generation
Past 12 Months
Net Generation
from Natural Gas
Net Generation
from Wind
Net Generation
from Solar
Net Generation
from Nuclear
#3Adair County, IA184.2 TWh0.0 Wh4.2 TWh47.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#43Adams County, IA3574.5 GWh23.9 GWh550.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#40Allamakee County, IA2683.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#59Appanoose County, IA214.5 GWh0.0 Wh14.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#21Audubon County, IA31.4 TWh159.0 GWh1.3 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#58Black Hawk County, IA953.2 GWh40.2 GWh0.0 Wh7.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#20Boone County, IA31.5 TWh0.0 Wh1.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#53Bremer County, IA5169.9 GWh64.6 MWh169.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#29Buena Vista County, IA5980.6 GWh0.0 Wh980.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#23Carroll County, IA51.2 TWh0.0 Wh1.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#13Cass County, IA61.7 TWh148.3 MWh1.7 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#60Cedar County, IA410.7 GWh0.0 Wh10.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#5Cerro Gordo County, IA63.4 TWh3.0 TWh445.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#34Cherokee County, IA1912.4 GWh0.0 Wh912.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#54Chickasaw County, IA2149.0 GWh1.1 GWh147.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#27Clay County, IA31.2 TWh1.9 GWh1.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#70Clayton County, IA42.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh2.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#37Clinton County, IA2783.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#51Crawford County, IA3253.4 GWh0.0 Wh253.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#69Davis County, IA22.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh2.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#71Decatur County, IA1369.6 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#47Delaware County, IA5418.5 GWh0.0 Wh418.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#63Des Moines County, IA27.0 GWh7.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#44Dickinson County, IA5517.7 GWh0.0 Wh517.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#65Dubuque County, IA65.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh5.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#67Emmet County, IA23.6 GWh0.0 Wh3.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#50Floyd County, IA3334.9 GWh761.0 MWh334.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#11Franklin County, IA51.8 TWh0.0 Wh1.7 TWh11.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#52Greene County, IA5247.2 GWh0.0 Wh247.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#30Grundy County, IA4938.0 GWh0.0 Wh937.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#38Guthrie County, IA3777.8 GWh0.0 Wh777.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#18Hamilton County, IA41.6 TWh24.2 GWh1.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#15Hancock County, IA31.7 TWh0.0 Wh1.7 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#46Hardin County, IA3428.6 GWh0.0 Wh428.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#62Henry County, IA27.2 GWh0.0 Wh6.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#42Howard County, IA3587.5 GWh0.0 Wh587.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#10Ida County, IA22.0 TWh0.0 Wh2.0 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#33Iowa County, IA3914.0 GWh0.0 Wh912.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#66Jackson County, IA53.7 GWh-136.6 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#57Johnson County, IA561.5 GWh32.8 GWh0.0 Wh5.4 GWh0.0 Wh
#14Kossuth County, IA91.7 TWh124.7 MWh1.7 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#25Lee County, IA31.2 TWh179.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#28Linn County, IA201.1 TWh346.0 GWh519.6 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#4Louisa County, IA23.9 TWh39.2 GWh0.0 Wh235.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#73Lyon County, IA140.8 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#48Madison County, IA2408.5 GWh24.4 MWh408.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#41Mahaska County, IA1623.9 GWh0.0 Wh623.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#56Marion County, IA5104.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#2Marshall County, IA74.8 TWh3.8 TWh1.0 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#17Mitchell County, IA51.6 TWh-76.9 MWh1.6 TWh1.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#55Monroe County, IA1113.8 GWh113.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#74Montgomery County, IA128.4 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#45Muscatine County, IA5497.5 GWh671.6 MWh0.0 Wh3.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#7O'Brien County, IA32.9 TWh0.0 Wh2.9 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#39Osceola County, IA8692.3 GWh47.3 GWh645.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#72Page County, IA1129.6 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#16Palo Alto County, IA41.6 TWh0.0 Wh1.6 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#35Plymouth County, IA1838.4 GWh0.0 Wh838.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#19Pocahontas County, IA41.5 TWh0.0 Wh1.5 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#12Polk County, IA91.7 TWh1.6 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#1Pottawattamie County, IA26.8 TWh12.2 GWh690.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#9Poweshiek County, IA92.0 TWh60.4 MWh2.0 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#31Sac County, IA2926.1 GWh0.0 Wh926.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#61Scott County, IA37.9 GWh297.9 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#26Story County, IA171.2 TWh414.9 GWh712.5 GWh3.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#64Tama County, IA56.9 GWh-44.5 MWh7.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#49Taylor County, IA4391.2 GWh0.0 Wh391.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#32Union County, IA2917.2 GWh82.4 GWh834.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#6Wapello County, IA23.1 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#22Webster County, IA51.3 TWh23.4 GWh1.0 TWh221.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#24Winnebago County, IA71.2 TWh0.0 Wh1.2 TWh5.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#68Winneshiek County, IA22.7 GWh0.0 Wh2.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#8Woodbury County, IA32.4 TWh17.9 GWh0.0 Wh7.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#36Worth County, IA7833.2 GWh15.6 GWh817.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh

Top 20 Electricity Producing Cities in Iowa

CityNet Generation# Power Plants
Adair, Iowa1.8 TWh3
Audubon, Iowa1.3 TWh2
Britt, Iowa1.7 TWh3
Clear Lake, Iowa3.0 TWh1
Council Bluffs, Iowa6.1 TWh1
Emmetsburg, Iowa1.6 TWh1
Greenfield, Iowa1.3 TWh8
Ida Grove, Iowa2.0 TWh2
Keokuk, Iowa1.2 TWh2
Marshalltown, Iowa4.4 TWh4
Massena, Iowa1.7 TWh1
Montezuma, Iowa2.7 TWh4
Muscatine, Iowa4.2 TWh2
Ogden, Iowa1.5 TWh2
Orient, Iowa1.9 TWh3
Ottumwa, Iowa3.1 TWh2
Pleasant Hill, Iowa1.6 TWh2
Primghar, Iowa2.9 TWh2
Sergeant Bluff, Iowa1.3 TWh1
Spencer, Iowa1.2 TWh3

Electricity Generation for Neighboring States

National RankStateNet Generation# Power Plants
#6Alabama151.5 TWh100
#26Arkansas67.1 TWh97
#29Colorado62.6 TWh316
#5Illinois198.5 TWh470
#17Indiana99.7 TWh260
#28Kansas63.4 TWh193
#24Kentucky68.7 TWh79
#11Michigan130.1 TWh357
#30Minnesota59.7 TWh862
#20Mississippi78.5 TWh85
#22Missouri72.0 TWh174
#36Nebraska42.5 TWh145
#34North Dakota45.2 TWh71
#7Ohio149.7 TWh283
#18Oklahoma97.7 TWh157
#42South Dakota19.3 TWh59
#19Tennessee87.3 TWh105
#31West Virginia56.2 TWh64
#25Wisconsin68.4 TWh284
#32Wyoming46.6 TWh88

* Net Generation data is based on the last 12 months since Mar 2024