DuPage County, Illinois Electric Profile

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Commonwealth Edison is the largest electricity supplier in DuPage County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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The burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production has increased by 33.67% in DuPage County power generation plants.

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Citizens of the county are faced with an average of 0.79 electrical outages per year, with an average of 30.16 minutes per outage.

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DuPage County has a population of 922,921 citizens.

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DuPage County has the 881st highest electricity production in the US out of 3220 counties, producing 533,517.22 megawatt hours.

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Renewable electricity fuels account for 6.34%, or 33,849 megawatt hours, of DuPage County’s total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 1168th in the nation for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    9,682,043 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    533,517 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    33,849 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    499,668 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,865,458,917 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,104.77 kg

Naperville, IL Electric Overview

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Naperville has an average residential electricity rate of 13.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.71% above the average Illinois price of 12.99 cents and 0.18% more than the national average of 13.45. The city is ranked 24th in the state in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 83,538.22 megawatt hours produced. Producing 0.57 megawatt hours per citizen living in the city, Naperville ranks as the 45th highest generator per capita in Illinois out of 1369 cities.

Naperville's main fuel type consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. They generate 83,538.22 megawatt hours from this fuel source. The city residents average 2,923.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 1342nd worst in the state out of 1369 in this category. This adds up to total emissions of 431,189,376.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 8th highest for total emissions in Illinois. Naperville is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is 10th most in Illinois and 93rd highest when counting plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Naperville

Naperville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.109/kWh$121.08/mo.$54.62/mo.
1237th13.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Naperville
383rd$97.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Naperville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Naperville, Illinois

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Commonwealth EdisonBUNDLED13.2579.32No DataIcon representing missing value.19,480,1322,581,136,339
Naperville ElectricBUNDLED13.42107.81No DataIcon representing missing value.525,36570,482,800
St Charles, Illinois Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.62108.55No DataIcon representing missing value.122,67817,934,700

Zips with electric coverage in Naperville, Illinois include: 60440, 60540, 60564, 60565, 60504, 60563, 60532, 60585

Wheaton, IL Electric Overview

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Wheaton's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.45% more than Illinois's average price of 12.99 cents and 0.90% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 2,575 residential customers, Commonwealth Edison is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in Wheaton experience 0.79 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 30.16 minutes.

Electricity use in Wheaton results in the release of 155,905,035.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 29th highest in Illinois out of 1369 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 2,926.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1209th highest polluting city in Illinois for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wheaton

Wheaton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.109/kWh$121.08/mo.$54.62/mo.
1248th13.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wheaton
394th$98.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wheaton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wheaton, Illinois

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Commonwealth EdisonBUNDLED13.2579.32No DataIcon representing missing value.19,480,1322,581,136,339
Naperville ElectricBUNDLED13.42107.81No DataIcon representing missing value.525,36570,482,800
St Charles, Illinois Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.62108.55No DataIcon representing missing value.122,67817,934,700

Zips with electric coverage in Wheaton, Illinois include: 60188, 60137, 60563, 60189, 60187

Downers Grove, IL Electric Overview

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Downers Grove's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.45% more than Illinois's average price of 12.99 cents and 0.90% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 3,287 residential customers, Commonwealth Edison is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in Downers Grove experience 0.79 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 30.16 minutes.

Electricity use in Downers Grove results in the release of 144,783,594.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 32nd highest in Illinois out of 1369 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 2,926.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 273rd highest polluting city in Illinois for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Downers Grove

Downers Grove residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.109/kWh$121.08/mo.$54.62/mo.
1248th13.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Downers Grove
394th$98.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Downers Grove Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Downers Grove, Illinois

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Commonwealth EdisonBUNDLED13.2579.32No DataIcon representing missing value.19,480,1322,581,136,339
Naperville ElectricBUNDLED13.42107.81No DataIcon representing missing value.525,36570,482,800
St Charles, Illinois Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.62108.55No DataIcon representing missing value.122,67817,934,700

Zips with electric coverage in Downers Grove, Illinois include: 60148, 60137, 60517, 60516, 60515, 60559, 60561, 60523

Energy Production in DuPage County, Illinois

Power Plants in DuPage County, Illinois

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Elgin Energy Center LLCThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Bartlett IL Natural Gas 378,234232,066,187.36613.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
BP Naperville Cogeneration FacilityBP PLC (100.00%)
Naperville IL Natural Gas 67,511.2218,340,719.6271.67No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Argonne National Laboratory CHPArgonne National Laboratory (100.00%)
DuPage County IL Natural Gas 39,07223,860,498.34610.68No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Greene Valley Gas RecoveryWM Illinois Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
DuPage County IL Landfill Gas 33,84934,460,811.191,018.07No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NalcoNaperville Trust (100.00%)
Naperville IL Natural Gas 16,0274,463,831.68278.52No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Elwood Energy Storage CenterWest Chicago Battery Storage LLC (100.00%)
West Chicago IL Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -1,176No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

DuPage County, Illinois Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

DuPage County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 2,865,458,917.19 kilograms, which is the 104th most of any county in the United States. Additionally, the county ranks 2334th worst in the country in emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 3,104.77 kilograms of emissions per capita. There are 6 power generation plants in the county, which is the 343rd most plants in a county in the nation and translates to the 1976th highest rate of power plants per person.

NATURAL GAS
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93.88%
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Landfill Gas
6.34%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.22%

DuPage County, Illinois Net Metering

There are 3 companies in DuPage County providing electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of Illinois have commendable net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in DuPage County that report energy loss, including Commonwealth Edison, Naperville Electric, and St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility. Together, these 3 electricity providers average an annual energy loss of 4.08% of electricity generated. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned DuPage County a rank of 83rd best in Illinois out of 102 counties.

Providers In Each City in DuPage County:

  • Addison, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Bartlett, Illinois:
    • Winnetka Public Works: 9.41%
    • Commonwealth Edison: 27.10%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 17.70%
    • Naperville Electric: 16.71%
    • City of Geneva Electric: 0.99%
    • Batavia Electric Utility: 0.99%
    • Ambit Energy: 27.10%
  • Bensenville, Illinois:
    • Winnetka Public Works: 0.55%
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.14%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 24.59%
    • Naperville Electric: 24.59%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.14%
  • Bloomingdale, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Burr Ridge, Illinois:
    • Winnetka Public Works: 10.29%
    • Commonwealth Edison: 27.57%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 17.29%
    • Naperville Electric: 17.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 27.57%
  • Carol Stream, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Clarendon Hills, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Darien, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Downers Grove, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Elmhurst, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.04%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 24.96%
    • Naperville Electric: 24.96%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.04%
  • Glen Ellyn, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Glendale Heights, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Hinsdale, Illinois:
    • Winnetka Public Works: 5.37%
    • Commonwealth Edison: 26.34%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 20.97%
    • Naperville Electric: 20.97%
    • Ambit Energy: 26.34%
  • Itasca, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.03%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 24.97%
    • Naperville Electric: 24.97%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.03%
  • Lisle, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Lombard, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Naperville, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 27.31%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 18.06%
    • Naperville Electric: 27.31%
    • Ambit Energy: 27.31%
  • Oak Brook, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.11%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 24.89%
    • Naperville Electric: 24.89%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.11%
  • Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Roselle, Illinois:
    • Winnetka Public Works: 3.60%
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.90%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 22.30%
    • Naperville Electric: 22.30%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.90%
  • Villa Park, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Warrenville, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Wayne, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 22.34%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 22.34%
    • Naperville Electric: 11.73%
    • City of Geneva Electric: 10.62%
    • Batavia Electric Utility: 10.62%
    • Ambit Energy: 22.34%
  • West Chicago, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Westmont, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Wheaton, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Willowbrook, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Winfield, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Wood Dale, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.00%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 25.00%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Woodridge, Illinois:
    • Commonwealth Edison: 25.66%
    • St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility: 23.02%
    • Naperville Electric: 25.66%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.66%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in DuPage County, Illinois?

The largest electricity provider in DuPage County, Illinois by megawatt hours sold is Commonwealth Edison.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in DuPage County, Illinois.

Which electricity companies offer service in DuPage County, Illinois?

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1Commonwealth Edison75,450
2Naperville Electric17,362
3St Charles, Illinois Electric Utility6,266

How many power plants are in DuPage County, Illinois?

There are 6 active power plants in DuPage County, Illinois

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16