Summary of Electricity Activity in Iowa City, IA

Summary of Iowa City, IA Generation

Iowa City, IA is ranked #2,499 out of 5,374 U.S. cities nationwide and #80 out of 165 Iowa cities in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Annual Generation 6.5 GWh
Annual Consumption 6.0 M MMBtu
Last UpdateFeb 2023
Power Plants2
Companies on File2
Power Plants in 50 Mile Radius 54
Power Plants in 100 Mile Radius 181

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Overall National Rank

#2,499 /5,374 U.S. Cities

In Net Annual Generation

Overall State Rank

#80 /165 Iowa Cities

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

58.2 GWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

6.0 M MMBtu

Electric Companies in Iowa City, IA

2

Iowa City, IA
Power Plants

2

Annual Net Generation From natural gas power

29.6 GWh

National Rank in Terms of natural gas Net Electricity Generation

#945 /1,447 U.S. Cities

State Rank in Terms of natural gas Net Electricity Generation

#12 /37 Iowa Cities

Net Generation by Fuel Source

Net Generation by Fuel Source Breakdown

State RankNational RankGenerationFuel Consumption
All#80 / 165#2499 / 537458.24 GWh5.97 M MMBtu
Natural Gas#12 / 37#945 / 144729.60 GWh3.77 M MMBtu
Bituminous Coal#2 / 5#104 / 12310.90 GWh803.02 k MMBtu
Wood/Wood Waste Solids#1 / 1#147 / 1577.01 GWh840.21 k MMBtu
Solar#8 / 16#1629 / 25165.43 GWh18.52 k MMBtu
Other Biomass Solids#3 / 3#9 / 125.30 GWh537.62 k MMBtu

Monthly Net Generation for Iowa City, IA

Power Plants in Iowa City, IA

PlantUtility NameGenerationConsumptionFuel Types
University of Iowa Main Power PlantUniversity of Iowa52.8 GWh6.0 M MMBtu Natural Gas : 56.0% Bituminous Coal : 20.6% Wood/Wood Waste Solids : 13.3% Other Biomass Solids : 10.0%
Johnson County Hills SolarMidAmerican Energy Co5.4 GWh18.5 k MMBtu Solar

Electricity Generation for Neighboring Cities

National RankCityNet Generation# Power Plants
#736Cedar Rapids1.1 TWh16
#4611Coralville3.2 GWh2
#5200Kalona127.6 MWh1
#Marengo0.0 Wh1
#5304Marion33.3 MWh1
#3718Mechanicsville10.5 GWh1
#5011Middle Amana1.1 GWh1
#345Muscatine3.9 TWh4
#5176Tipton165.9 MWh1
#4577Wilton3.3 GWh2

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