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Cook County, Illinois Electricity Overview

Cook County produces 12,021 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 10th out of 102 counties in Illinois for total megawatt hours generated using solar power sources.

As the 979th largest producer of electricity in the country out of 3230 counties, Cook County generates 117,059.94 megawatt hours of electricity.

Cook County has experienced a 11.53% decline throughout the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Cook County is the largest county in Illinois.

Cook County emitted 11,649,484,339.42 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the worst polluting county out of 102 counties in the state.

With 5,109,292 residents within its borders and 117,059.94 megawatt hours produced per year, Cook County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.02 megawatt hours. This is the 1197th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    53,363,878 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    117,060 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    12,021 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    105,039 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    11,649,484,339 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,280.06 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Chicago

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Chicago Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.47¢ per kWh

  • 3.23% higher than last month
  • 13.68% lower than April last year
  • 7.29% lower than the Illinois average
  • 8.53% lower than the US average
  • 529th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 136 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 165 since April last year
  • 17,203rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 801 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,628 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.37¢ per kWh

  • 1.4% lower than last month
  • 15.74% lower than April last year
  • 6.83% lower than the Illinois average
  • 10.88% lower than the US average
  • 576th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 402 since April last year
  • 14,685th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,232 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,653 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$64.43 per month

  • 8.57% lower than last month
  • 17.43% lower than April last year
  • 25.07% lower than the Illinois average
  • 42.85% lower than the US average
  • 480th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since April last year
  • 1,049th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 586 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,557 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$80.15 per month

  • 1.39% lower than last month
  • 21.87% lower than April last year
  • 22.21% lower than the Illinois average
  • 41.1% lower than the US average
  • 477th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 757th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 88 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,889 since April last year

Chicago, IL Electricity Overview

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On average, Chicago's residential electricity rate is 14.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 10.88% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.12 cents. Chicago produces 0.42% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from neighboring cities and counties or rural area power plants. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $80.15 per month, while the national average is $138.02. Consumers in the city pay a 22.98% discount compared to other residents in the United States.

Chicago's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The city produces 104,884.82 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Solar at 10.28% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.07% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 2,280.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 13th highest in Illinois out of 1466 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 6,077,543,257.33 kilograms, which is the worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Chicago has 2 power generation plants within its borders. This is the highest amount of plants within a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chicago

Chicago residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
576th14.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chicago
477th$80.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chicago Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chicago, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.1262.927,647.353,627,146.59
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.1668.82351,488.2132,213,388.89
American Power & GasENERGY11.5179.147,568.82871,337.7
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Chicago, Illinois include: 60629, 60618, 60639, 60632, 60647, 60804, 60617, 60608, 60625, 60634, 60623 and 56 other zip code(s).

Cicero, IL Electricity Overview

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On average, Cicero's residential electricity rate is 14.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 10.88% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.12 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Commonwealth Edison. The state average monthly residential power bill is $104.06, while the Cicero average is 22.98% below at $80.15 per month. This ranks the city 477th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Cicero has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 12th highest ranked city in the state out of 1466 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 186,738,424.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 2,279.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 168th worst in Illinois for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cicero

Cicero residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
576th14.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cicero
477th$80.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cicero Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cicero, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.1262.927,647.353,627,146.59
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.1668.82351,488.2132,213,388.89
American Power & GasENERGY11.5179.147,568.82871,337.7
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

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Schaumburg, IL Electricity Overview

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On average, Schaumburg's residential electricity rate is 14.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 10.88% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.12 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Commonwealth Edison. The state average monthly residential power bill is $104.06, while the Schaumburg average is 22.98% below at $80.15 per month. This ranks the city 477th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Schaumburg has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 14th highest ranked city in the state out of 1466 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 178,461,076.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 2,279.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 168th worst in Illinois for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Schaumburg

Schaumburg residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
576th14.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Schaumburg
477th$80.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Schaumburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Schaumburg, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.1262.927,647.353,627,146.59
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.1668.82351,488.2132,213,388.89
American Power & GasENERGY11.5179.147,568.82871,337.7
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Schaumburg, Illinois include: 60193, 60107, 60067, 60133, 60169, 60007, 60172, 60008, 60194, 60173, 60195

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Electricity Production in Cook County, Illinois

Power Plants in Cook County, Illinois

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
University of Illinois Cogen FacilityUniversity of Illinois (100.00%)
Chicago IL Natural Gas 104,960.9427,707,887.66263.98
Exelon Solar ChicagoLuminace Solar Chicago, LLC (100.00%)
Chicago IL Solar 12,021
Triton East and West CogenTriton College (100.00%)
River Grove IL Natural Gas 7815,069.04193.19

Cook County, Illinois Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cook County's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The county produces 104,962.82 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Solar at 10.27% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.07% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 2,280.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 11,649,484,339.42 kilograms, which is the 7th highest total amount of emissions for any county in the US. Cook County has 3 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 45th highest number of power plants in a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
89.67%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
10.27%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Cook County, Illinois Net Metering

Approximately 4.08% of the electric suppliers in Cook County offer net metering to their customers. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Cook County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.44% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Cook County is ranked as the 2152nd best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cook County:

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Cook County, Illinois?

There are 3 power plants located in Cook County, Illinois

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Cook County, Illinois?

By total megawatt hours sold, Commonwealth Edison is the largest electricity supplier in Cook County, Illinois.

How many electric companies offer service in Cook County, Illinois?

There are 49 electricity providers offering service in Cook County, Illinois.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cook County, Illinois?

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-06