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Lake County, Illinois Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Lake County is Commonwealth Edison.

Lake County generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 0.52 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Lake County as the 809th highest county out of 3230 counties in the country for non-renewable production per capita per year.

Roughly 100.00% of Lake County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 561st highest ranked county out of 3230 counties in the county for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Lake County consumes 1926.05% more megawatt hours than it generates.

The burning of non-renewable fuel sources in electricity production in Lake County has been reduced by 72.97% in the last year.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour, Lake County's average price is 19.81% higher at 19.19 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,406,853 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    365,581 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    365,581 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,768,962,953 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,494.48 kg

Recent Energy News in Waukegan

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Waukegan Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

15.14¢ per kWh

  • 6.53% higher than last month
  • 10.9% lower than February last year
  • 0.42% higher than the Illinois average
  • 7.07% lower than the US average
  • 503rd in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 911 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since February last year
  • 13,358th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 332 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,944 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

14.79¢ per kWh

  • 1.03% lower than last month
  • 11.33% lower than February last year
  • 7.01% lower than the Illinois average
  • 12.71% lower than the US average
  • 502nd in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 912 since February last year
  • 12,871st in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 130 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,882 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$74.18 per month

  • 18.93% lower than last month
  • 17.2% lower than February last year
  • 26.6% lower than the Illinois average
  • 40.83% lower than the US average
  • 499th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 2,597th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 136 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 481 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$82.95 per month

  • 1.52% lower than last month
  • 17.76% lower than February last year
  • 28.98% lower than the Illinois average
  • 37.41% lower than the US average
  • 499th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since February last year
  • 719th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 393 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,875 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

12.45¢ per kWh

  • 11.01% higher than last month
  • 13.32% higher than February last year
  • 2.05% lower than the Illinois average
  • 8.55% lower than the US average
  • 502nd in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 14,207th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,832 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,360 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

11.44¢ per kWh

  • 1.08% higher than last month
  • 18.74% lower than February last year
  • 17.89% lower than the Illinois average
  • 18.98% lower than the US average
  • 503rd 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
  • 10,108th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 451 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,351 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$315.68 per month

  • 13.76% lower than last month
  • 2.47% higher than February last year
  • 2.54% lower than the Illinois average
  • 81.13% lower than the US average
  • 504th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 37 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since February last year
  • 3,798th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 983 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 531 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$321.39 per month

  • 0.2% higher than last month
  • 22.94% lower than February last year
  • 13.96% lower than the Illinois average
  • 80.43% lower than the US average
  • 467th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 32 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 38 since February last year
  • 3,675th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 29 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,396 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

9.79¢ per kWh

  • 31.8% higher than last month
  • 209.84% higher than February last year
  • 52.17% higher than the Illinois average
  • 0.63% lower than the US average
  • 1,413th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 32 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 947 since February last year
  • 19,102nd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 9,487 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 18,522 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

6.51¢ per kWh

  • 9.27% higher than last month
  • 38.03% lower than February last year
  • 5.72% lower than the Illinois average
  • 36.17% lower than the US average
  • 503rd in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 911 since February last year
  • 3,695th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,333 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 16,044 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$38,027.57 per month

  • 44.51% lower than last month
  • 89.13% higher than February last year
  • 89.73% higher than the Illinois average
  • 24.05% higher than the US average
  • 1,379th in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 21,480th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,895 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,837 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$47,118.76 per month

  • 3.27% higher than last month
  • 18.16% lower than February last year
  • 87.72% higher than the Illinois average
  • 38.22% higher than the US average
  • 1,381st in the state out of 1,416 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since February last year
  • 21,795th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 353 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 681 since February last year

Waukegan Electricity Production and Emission Data

Average Electricity Emission from All Fuel Types for February, 2024

199,727.77 MWh

  • 108.02% higher than last month
  • 142.88% higher than February last year
  • 93.87% lower than the Illinois average
  • 97.93% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 124 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since February last year
  • 373rd in the US out of 2,699 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 13 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 15 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Emission from All

92,689.23 MWh

  • 9.35% higher than last month
  • 99.88% lower than February last year
  • 97.97% lower than the Illinois average
  • 99.2% lower than the US average
  • 11th in the state out of 124 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since February last year
  • 408th in the US out of 2,699 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 273 since February last year

Average Electricity Production from All Fuel Types for February, 2024

-37 MWh

  • 82.13% lower than last month
  • 79.44% lower than February last year
  • 100.35% lower than the Illinois average
  • 100.16% lower than the US average
  • 125th in the state out of 126 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 2,704th in the US out of 2,738 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 8 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 19 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Production from All

-131 MWh

  • 6.84% lower than last month
  • 100.18% lower than February last year
  • 101.11% lower than the Illinois average
  • 100.51% lower than the US average
  • 126th in the state out of 126 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 121 since February last year
  • 2,714th in the US out of 2,738 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,511 since February last year

Average Electricity Emission from Distillate Fuel Oil Fuel Types for February, 2024

199,727.77 MWh

  • 108.02% higher than last month
  • 142.88% higher than February last year
  • 2,903.41% higher than the Illinois average
  • 129.85% higher than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 34 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 28th in the US out of 1,008 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 38 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 26 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Emission from Distillate Fuel Oil

92,689.23 MWh

  • 9.35% higher than last month
  • 45.29% lower than February last year
  • 1,752.13% higher than the Illinois average
  • 17.1% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 34 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 64th in the US out of 1,008 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 69 since February last year

Average Electricity Production from Distillate Fuel Oil Fuel Types for February, 2024

-37 MWh

  • 82.13% lower than last month
  • 79.44% lower than February last year
  • 3,515.46% higher than the Illinois average
  • 134.31% lower than the US average
  • 34th in the state out of 34 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 1,004th in the US out of 1,008 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Production from Distillate Fuel Oil

-131 MWh

  • 6.84% lower than last month
  • 135.87% higher than February last year
  • 23,525.27% higher than the Illinois average
  • 189.19% lower than the US average
  • 34th in the state out of 34 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 1,006th in the US out of 1,008 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5 since February last year

Waukegan, IL Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Waukegan home have an average residential electricity rate of 19.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.94% higher than the average Illinois rate of 15.60 cents and 19.76% higher than the national average of 16.02. Commonwealth Edison is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. There was a 100.22% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources in the city within the previous 12 months.

Approximately 2,308.58 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 94th worst polluter in the state out of 1466 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 199,627,327.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waukegan

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
135th14.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waukegan
35th$82.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waukegan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waukegan, 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
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Waukegan, Illinois include: 60085, 60031, 60099, 60048, 60087, 60064, 60083

Buffalo Grove, IL Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Buffalo Grove home have an average residential electricity rate of 19.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.94% higher than the average Illinois rate of 15.60 cents and 19.76% higher than the national average of 16.02. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Commonwealth Edison.

Approximately 2,308.58 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 94th worst polluter in the state out of 1466 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 99,411,971.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Buffalo Grove

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
135th14.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Buffalo Grove
35th$82.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Buffalo Grove Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Buffalo Grove, 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
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Buffalo Grove, Illinois include: 60004, 60047, 60089, 60090, 60061, 60015, 60069

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Mundelein, IL Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Mundelein home have an average residential electricity rate of 19.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.94% higher than the average Illinois rate of 15.60 cents and 19.76% higher than the national average of 16.02. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Commonwealth Edison.

Approximately 2,308.58 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 94th worst polluter in the state out of 1466 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 72,941,819.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mundelein

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
135th14.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mundelein
35th$82.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mundelein Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mundelein, 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
American Power & GasENERGY11.6686.48,361974,600
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Mundelein, Illinois include: 60060, 60048, 60061

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Electricity Production in Lake County, Illinois

Power Plants in Lake County, Illinois

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Zion Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Zion IL Natural Gas 331,565200,719,074.27605.37
North Chicago Energy CenterAmalgamated Bank of Chicago (100.00%)
North Chicago IL Natural Gas 35,27710,642,827.86301.69
Lake Forest Hospital Central Energy PlantNorthwestern Lake Forest Hospital (100.00%)
Lake Forest IL Natural Gas 262154,404.6589.33
Waukegan IL Natural Gas -1,5231,122,727.86-737.18

Lake County, Illinois Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 2,494.48 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 2422nd worst in the nation. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 1,768,962,953.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county has 4 power plants in the county. This is the 679th most plants within a single county in the United States. Lake County has roughly 98.73% of its electricity produced by Natural Gas.

NATURAL GAS
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98.73%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.27%

Lake County, Illinois Net Metering

Out of the 50 suppliers in Lake County, 2 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Illinois has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lake County averages out to about 5.44% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Lake County a rank of 48th best in Illinois out of 102.

Providers In Each City in Lake County:

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

FAQ

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

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

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

Lake County, Illinois has 50 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Illinois?

How many power plants are in Lake County, Illinois?

There are 4 electricity plants in Lake County, Illinois

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-14