How AMU keeps electricity affordable
Here's an excerpt from the April 22 Our Kossuth County column, this week written by John Bilsten of AMU:
...In 2020, AMU customers consumed approximately 117 million kWh. The average annual consumption over the last five years is approximately 118 million kWh. Over the last few years, we have seen a steady decrease in electricity from our coal fired power plants. In 2020, AMU’s share of the Neal 4 power plant produced 20 million kWh and in 2019 AMU’s share of the Neal 4 power plant produced nearly 43 million kWh, a 51 percent decrease from 2019 to 2020. At the same time, our local wind farm has increased electricity production with approximately 5 million kWh of wind production in 2020 or 4.4 percent of our overall electricity source...
Check out the full column this week!