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Franklin County, Illinois Electricity Overview

At $139.65, the Franklin County average monthly residential electric bill is 31.78% more than the Illinois average bill.

Residents of Franklin County consume enough electricity to emit 2,283.54 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per capita, which is the 63rd highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the state.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Franklin County is Constellation Energy.

Franklin County uses around 9218.84% of the electricity that it generates.

Franklin County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.42% more than the national average price, at 18.65 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.02 cents.

Franklin County is home to over 38,068 residents and produces 4,313 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.11 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Franklin County 713th out of 3230 counties in the United States for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    397,609 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,313 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,313 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.11 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    86,929,637 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,283.54 kg

Recent Energy News in West Frankfort

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West Frankfort Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

15.23¢ per kWh

  • 14.8% higher than last month
  • 16.45% lower than February last year
  • 0.99% higher than the Illinois average
  • 6.54% lower than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 487 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 14,528th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,069 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,769 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

16.72¢ per kWh

  • 1.47% lower than last month
  • 2.4% higher than February last year
  • 5.12% higher than the Illinois average
  • 1.32% lower than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 487 since February last year
  • 19,185th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 304 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 163 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$116.51 per month

  • 23.43% lower than last month
  • 12.58% lower than February last year
  • 15.28% higher than the Illinois average
  • 7.06% lower than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 10,860th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,154 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,763 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$136.36 per month

  • 1.01% lower than last month
  • 8.15% lower than February last year
  • 16.75% higher than the Illinois average
  • 2.89% higher than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 15,351st in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 355 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,833 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

13.03¢ per kWh

  • 6.62% lower than last month
  • 26.66% lower than February last year
  • 2.46% higher than the Illinois average
  • 4.34% lower than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since February last year
  • 16,702nd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,997 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,546 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

15.48¢ per kWh

  • 2.49% lower than last month
  • 2.15% lower than February last year
  • 11.13% higher than the Illinois average
  • 9.66% higher than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 21,446th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 75 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,541 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$328.99 per month

  • 31.38% lower than last month
  • 19.05% lower than February last year
  • 1.57% higher than the Illinois average
  • 80.34% lower than the US average
  • 1,416th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 4,859th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,591 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,190 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$403.32 per month

  • 1.57% lower than last month
  • 19.02% lower than February last year
  • 7.97% higher than the Illinois average
  • 75.44% lower than the US average
  • 1,416th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 6,313th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 519 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,337 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

4.67¢ per kWh

  • 6.69% higher than last month
  • 31.86% lower than February last year
  • 27.38% lower than the Illinois average
  • 52.58% lower than the US average
  • 890th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 524 since February last year
  • 2,906th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 594 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,336 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

7.16¢ per kWh

  • 2.48% lower than last month
  • 27.46% lower than February last year
  • 3.58% higher than the Illinois average
  • 29.87% lower than the US average
  • 1,414th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 487 since February last year
  • 8,562nd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 93 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,618 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$8,758.8 per month

  • 10.55% lower than last month
  • 15.42% lower than February last year
  • 56.3% lower than the Illinois average
  • 71.43% lower than the US average
  • 891st in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 12,460th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 645 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 189 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$12,018.09 per month

  • 1.1% lower than last month
  • 25.29% lower than February last year
  • 52.12% lower than the Illinois average
  • 64.74% lower than the US average
  • 892nd in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 13,272nd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 222 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,242 since February last year

West Frankfort, IL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for West Frankfort is about 18.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 175th out of 1466 cities in the state. There has been a 160.45% rise in the use of renewable energy (like solar, wind or hydro power) in West Frankfort over the course of the previous year. It's great to see these fuel sources slowly replace fossil fuels such as coal or natural gas. Providers operating within the city limits have achieved an increase in generation from solar facilities of approximately 2,657 megawatt hours, or 160.45%.

Coming in at as the 290th worst ranked city out of 1466 cities in the state, West Frankfort releases 15,897,011.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Additionally, the city ranks 1426th highest in the state for pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 2,177.97 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has one electricity plant within its borders. West Frankfort's primary fuel source is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Frankfort

West Frankfort residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
95th14.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Frankfort
914th$145.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Frankfort Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Frankfort, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.2868.6730,5414,057,000
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2875.14388,27636,031,000
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.59137.015,760,547.68955,881,319
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Benton, IL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Benton is about 18.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 171st out of 1466 cities in the state. Ameren Illinois has an estimated 88 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The Illinois average monthly residential electric bill is $105.97, while the Benton average is 31.71% higher at $139.58 per month. This ranks the city 911th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Coming in at as the 283rd worst ranked city out of 1466 cities in the state, Benton releases 16,393,210 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 94th worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 2,308.58 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Benton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
95th14.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Benton
914th$145.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Benton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Benton, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.2868.6730,5414,057,000
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2875.14388,27636,031,000
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.59137.015,760,547.68955,881,319
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

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Christopher, IL Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Christopher is about 19.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 928th out of 1466 cities in the state. Ameren Illinois has an estimated 25 residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The Illinois average monthly residential electric bill is $105.97, while the Christopher average is 30.97% higher at $138.79 per month. This ranks the city 798th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Coming in at as the 472nd worst ranked city out of 1466 cities in the state, Christopher releases 5,676,792.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 1066th worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 2,308.58 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Christopher

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
1152nd16.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Christopher
557th$137.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Christopher Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Christopher, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.2868.6730,5414,057,000
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2875.14388,27636,031,000
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.59137.015,760,547.68955,881,319
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

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Electricity Production in Franklin County, Illinois

Power Plants in Franklin County, Illinois

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kern A Community Solar, LLC CSGKern A Community Solar, LLC (100.00%)
West Frankfort IL Solar 4,313

Franklin County, Illinois Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Franklin County is the 33rd worst ranked county in Illinois out of 102 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 86,929,637.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the county ranks 63rd highest in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 2,283.54 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There is one electricity plant in the county. Franklin County has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated by Solar.

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Franklin County, Illinois Net Metering

Franklin County has 2 out of 39 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Illinois has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Franklin County is about 5.02% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Franklin County is ranked as the 1854th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Franklin County:

  • Benton, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Buckner, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Christopher, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 100.00%
  • Ewing, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Hanaford, Illinois:
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • Macedonia, Illinois:
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 45.61%
    • Wayne-White Counties Cooperative: 54.39%
  • North City, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 100.00%
  • Orient, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 100.00%
  • Royalton, Illinois:
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • Sesser, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 100.00%
  • Thompsonville, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Valier, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 100.00%
  • West City, Illinois:
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • West Frankfort, Illinois:
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • Zeigler, Illinois:
    • SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%

* 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 Franklin County, Illinois?

The largest electricity supplier in Franklin County, Illinois by total customer count is Ameren Illinois.

Which electricity companies offer service in Franklin County, Illinois?

How many power plants are within Franklin County, Illinois?

Franklin County, Illinois has one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Franklin County, Illinois is home to 39 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-05-15