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Macon County, Illinois Electricity Overview

As the 17th highest county in Illinois for non-renewable generation per capita, Macon County produces 10.82 megawatt hours per person each year.

Macon County emitted 263,100,262.06 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks it as the 992nd highest polluting county in the US.

Averaging production of 21.25 megawatt hours per citizen per year, Macon County ranks 26 out of 102 counties in generation per capita in the state.

812,589.36 megawatt hours are generated from coal in Macon County. With 101,483 citizens, this is 8.01 megawatt hours per person.

There was a 8.48% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding 12 months in Macon County.

Macon County ranks 311th highest county in the US out of 3230 counties for electricity per citizen produced from wind turbines. Producing 1,058,359 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 101,483, this averages out to 10.43 megawatt hours per person per year from wind energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,059,142 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,156,815 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,058,359 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,098,456 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    21.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    263,100,262 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,592.56 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Decatur

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Decatur Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.3¢ per kWh

  • 3.86% higher than last month
  • 10.9% lower than March last year
  • 0.25% lower than the Illinois average
  • 10.08% lower than the US average
  • 779th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 455 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 420 since March last year
  • 17,197th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,242 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,318 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.35¢ per kWh

  • 1.01% lower than last month
  • 3.53% lower than March last year
  • 0.12% higher than the Illinois average
  • 7.49% lower than the US average
  • 808th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 477 since March last year
  • 18,137th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 354 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,890 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$113.06 per month

  • 4.22% lower than last month
  • 18.6% lower than March last year
  • 8.58% higher than the Illinois average
  • 6.03% lower than the US average
  • 605th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 158 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since March last year
  • 14,175th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,911 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,618 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$130.59 per month

  • 1.62% lower than last month
  • 11.55% lower than March last year
  • 8.09% higher than the Illinois average
  • 3.31% lower than the US average
  • 605th in the state out of 1,466 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since March last year
  • 13,932nd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 446 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,848 since March last year

Decatur, IL Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Decatur home pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.92% less than the average Illinois rate of 15.50 cents. Generation in the city from natural gas averaged 11.54 megawatt hours per person, which is 1st in Illinois out of 1466 cities. The city generates 73.98% of its electricity, or 812,589.36 megawatt hours, from the use of coal, which makes the city 1st out of 1466 cities in Illinois.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Decatur averages 5,090.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 9th highest in the state out of 1466 cities for emissions efficiency. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity use of 358,348,999.24 kilograms. Over 73.98% of electricity in Decatur comes from production using Coal. Decatur is home to 2 electricity plants, which is the 15th most power plants within a city in Illinois.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Decatur

Decatur residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.103/kWh$205.79/mo.$81.52/mo.
808th15.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Decatur
605th$130.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Decatur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Decatur, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.1863.2327,623.523,641,730.87
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2169.18351,185.2332,342,914.73
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.38134.465,616,295.97919,937,271
American Power & GasENERGY11.5779.567,562.3874,841.24
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Decatur, Illinois include: 62521, 62526, 62522, 62535, 62501, 62554, 62523

Mount Zion, IL Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Mount Zion home pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.68% more than the average Illinois rate of 15.50 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $141.05 per month. Constellation Energy sells an estimated 1,604.12 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Mount Zion averages 2,283.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 94th highest in the state out of 1466 cities for emissions efficiency. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity use of 13,909,089.54 kilograms. There are no power generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Zion

Mount Zion residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.185/kWh$0.113/kWh$222.01/mo.$95.91/mo.
875th15.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mount Zion
1034th$141.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Zion Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mount Zion, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.1863.2327,623.523,641,730.87
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2169.18351,185.2332,342,914.73
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.38134.465,616,295.97919,937,271
American Power & GasENERGY11.5779.567,562.3874,841.24
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Mount Zion, Illinois include: 62521, 62549, 61925

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Forsyth, IL Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Forsyth home pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.27% less than the average Illinois rate of 15.50 cents. With an estimated 49 total residential customers, Ameren Illinois is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Forsyth averages 2,283.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 94th highest in the state out of 1466 cities for emissions efficiency. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity use of 8,388,377.38 kilograms. There are no power generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Forsyth

Forsyth residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$214.10/mo.$89.82/mo.
822nd15.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Forsyth
862nd$135.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Forsyth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Forsyth, Illinois

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.1863.2327,623.523,641,730.87
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.2169.18351,185.2332,342,914.73
Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED16.38134.465,616,295.97919,937,271
American Power & GasENERGY11.5779.567,562.3874,841.24
Champion Energy ServicesENERGY

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Electricity Production in Macon County, Illinois

Power Plants in Macon County, Illinois

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Radfords Run Wind FarmRWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Macon County IL Wind 1,058,359
Archer Daniels Midland DecaturArcher Daniels Midland Co (100.00%)
Decatur IL Coal 814,631469,895,141.36576.82
Primient Decatur Plant CogenTate & Lyle Ingredients Americas Inc (100.00%)
Decatur IL Natural Gas 283,82565,876,696.06232.1

Macon County, Illinois Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Macon County residents average 2,592.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 263,100,262.06 kilograms, the county ranks 18th highest in Illinois for total emissions from electricity consumption. Wind is the fuel of choice in Macon County, with 49.07% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Other fuel sources used include Coal at 37.68% and Natural Gas at 13.25%. Macon County has the 680th highest power plants of any county in the country, with 3 total power plants.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
49.07%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
37.68%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
13.25%

Macon County, Illinois Net Metering

Out of the 41 companies in Macon County, 4 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are commendable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these 4 providers is 5.77%. The countrywide average is 2.87%, meaning Macon County ranks 2340th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Macon County:

  • Argenta, Illinois:
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • Blue Mound, Illinois:
    • Shelby Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • Decatur, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.35%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 49.65%
  • Forsyth, Illinois:
    • Menard Electric: 20.18%
    • Ameren Illinois: 39.91%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 39.91%
  • Harristown, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 50.00%
  • Long Creek, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 100.00%
  • Macon, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • Shelby Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Maroa, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 50.00%
  • Mount Zion, Illinois:
    • Shelby Electric Cooperative: 25.54%
    • Ameren Illinois: 37.23%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 37.23%
  • Niantic, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 33.33%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 33.33%
    • Menard Electric: 33.33%
  • Oreana, Illinois:
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 50.00%
    • Ameren Illinois: 50.00%
  • Warrensburg, Illinois:
    • Ameren Illinois: 33.33%
    • Menard Electric: 33.33%
    • Corn Belt Energy Corporation: 33.33%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Macon County, Illinois?

By total megawatt hours sold, Constellation Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Macon County, Illinois.

How many power plants are in Macon County, Illinois?

There are 3 electricity plants in Macon County, Illinois

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

Macon County, Illinois is home to 41 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Macon County, Illinois?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-09