Sangamon County, Illinois Electric Profile

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Sangamon County is the 345th largest county in the nation, with 194,672 citizens .

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Sangamon County is the 20th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 5.71 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable sources.

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Usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation has increased by 3.83% in Sangamon County power generating plants.

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Sangamon County emitted 3,381,535,754.53 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks it as the 3rd worst polluting county out of 102 counties in Illinois.

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Roughly 100.00% of Sangamon County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel types, making it the 18th highest county out of 102 counties in Illinois for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

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Sangamon County has the 25th largest electricity production in Illinois out of 102 counties, generating 1,110,785 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,042,236 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,110,785 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,110,785 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.71 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,381,535,755 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    17,370.43 kg

Springfield, IL Electric Overview

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Springfield has an average residential electricity rate of 12.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 8.95% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Non-renewable fuel types are used to generate 1,081,786 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of the city's total production. There are around 9.23 megawatt hours of electricity produced per resident in the city from natural gas use, which ranks them at 6th in Illinois out of 1369 cities.

Electricity consumption in Springfield creates 1,203,164,571.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2nd most of any city in the state. The city also ranks 4th worst in the state in emissions per citizen, averaging 10,382.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Coal is the fuel of choice in Springfield, with 98.92% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 1.04% and 0.04% of production, respectively. Springfield has 4 power producing plants, which is 2nd most in Illinois.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Springfield

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.079/kWh$114.99/mo.$65.81/mo.
538th12.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Springfield
708th$124.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Springfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Springfield, Illinois

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Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED10.3392.44No DataIcon representing missing value.4,802,949496,053,044
Chatham UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1384.44No DataIcon representing missing value.58,415.916,501,227.04
City Water, Light and Power SpringfieldBUNDLED11.75100.631,081,786616,20972,426,300
Menard ElectricBUNDLED15.54164.58No DataIcon representing missing value.115,68317,980,200
Riverton City UtilitiesBUNDLED13.21174.45No DataIcon representing missing value.24,355.083,217,516.26

Zips with electric coverage in Springfield, Illinois include: 62704, 62702, 62703, 62711, 62629, 62712, 62707, 62563, 62670, 62701

Chatham, IL Electric Overview

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Chatham has an average residential electricity rate of 11.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 11.64% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. City Water, Light and Power Springfield sells 74,271.7 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

Chatham is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 38,257,755.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 2,926.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 56th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chatham

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.079/kWh$114.99/mo.$65.81/mo.
253rd11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chatham
806th$125.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chatham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chatham, Illinois

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Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED10.3392.44No DataIcon representing missing value.4,802,949496,053,044
Chatham UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1384.44No DataIcon representing missing value.58,415.916,501,227.04
City Water, Light and Power SpringfieldBUNDLED11.75100.63No DataIcon representing missing value.616,20972,426,300
Riverton City UtilitiesBUNDLED13.21174.45No DataIcon representing missing value.24,355.083,217,516.26
Rural Electric ConvenienceBUNDLED12.89166.23No DataIcon representing missing value.85,107.0410,969,036.79

Zips with electric coverage in Chatham, Illinois include: 62629, 62615, 62536

Auburn, IL Electric Overview

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Auburn's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.90 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Illinois and the United States average rates of 12.99 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 47 residential customers, Ameren Illinois is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $122.26. This is 31.28% more than the state average of $93.13.

The electricity sold in Auburn has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 2,926.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 13,746,685.75 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Auburn

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.079/kWh$114.99/mo.$65.81/mo.
256th11.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Auburn
1056th$129.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Auburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Auburn, Illinois

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Ameren IllinoisBUNDLED10.3392.44No DataIcon representing missing value.4,802,949496,053,044
Chatham UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1384.44No DataIcon representing missing value.58,415.916,501,227.04
Riverton City UtilitiesBUNDLED13.21174.45No DataIcon representing missing value.24,355.083,217,516.26
Rural Electric ConvenienceBUNDLED12.89166.23No DataIcon representing missing value.85,107.0410,969,036.79

Energy Production in Sangamon County, Illinois

Power Plants in Sangamon County, Illinois

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Springfield IL Coal 1,081,3801,165,166,828.481,077.48YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Sangamon County IL Natural Gas 28,9991,955,884,631.6867,446.62No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Springfield IL Distillate Fuel Oil 211248,992.961,180.06No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Springfield IL Distillate Fuel Oil 195377,897.381,937.94No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Sangamon County, Illinois Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Sangamon County, Coal is 96.34% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation. Adding Coal totals to Natural Gas (3.63%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.04%), these three fuel types account for 1,110,785 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county's electricity generation. Emissions in the county average 17,370.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, making them the 1st worst polluting county out of 102 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity use of 3,381,535,754.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Sangamon County is home to 4 electricity generation plants, which is the 501st most plants within a county and the 1602nd highest number of plants per resident out of the United States' 3220 counties.

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96.34%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
3.63%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.04%

Sangamon County, Illinois Net Metering

There are 7 companies in Sangamon County providing electricity. Of those 7, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Illinois has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Sangamon County that report energy loss, including City Water, Light and Power Springfield, Menard Electric, and Shelby Electric Cooperative. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.12% of electricity produced. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Sangamon County ranks 1255th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Sangamon County:

  • Auburn, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Berlin, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Buffalo, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Cantrall, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Chatham, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 15.14%
    • Chatham Utilities: 15.14%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 15.14%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 9.16%
    • Ameren Illinois: 15.14%
    • Homefield Energy: 15.14%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.14%
  • Clear Lake, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.29%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.29%
    • Menard Electric: 14.29%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 14.28%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.29%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
  • Curran, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.56%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.56%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 14.07%
    • Menard Electric: 2.49%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 0.66%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.56%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.56%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.56%
  • Dawson, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Divernon, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Grandview, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.29%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.29%
    • Menard Electric: 14.29%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 14.29%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.29%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
  • Illiopolis, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Jerome, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.29%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.29%
    • Menard Electric: 14.29%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 14.29%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.29%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
  • Leland Grove, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.29%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.29%
    • Menard Electric: 14.29%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 14.29%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.29%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
  • Loami, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Mechanicsburg, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • New Berlin, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Pawnee, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Pleasant Plains, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Menard Electric: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Riverton, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.87%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.87%
    • Menard Electric: 14.87%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 10.76%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.87%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.87%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.87%
  • Rochester, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 15.03%
    • Chatham Utilities: 15.03%
    • Menard Electric: 15.03%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 9.80%
    • Ameren Illinois: 15.03%
    • Homefield Energy: 15.03%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.03%
  • Sherman, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.41%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.41%
    • Menard Electric: 14.41%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 13.54%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.41%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.41%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.41%
  • Southern View, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.29%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.29%
    • Menard Electric: 14.29%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 14.29%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.29%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
  • Spaulding, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.40%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.40%
    • Menard Electric: 14.40%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 13.61%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.40%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.40%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.40%
  • Springfield, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 14.63%
    • Chatham Utilities: 14.63%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 1.82%
    • Menard Electric: 12.81%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 12.23%
    • Ameren Illinois: 14.63%
    • Homefield Energy: 14.63%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.63%
  • Thayer, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.67%
    • Rural Electric Convenience: 16.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.67%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Williamsville, Illinois:
    • Riverton City Utilities: 16.55%
    • Chatham Utilities: 16.55%
    • Menard Electric: 16.55%
    • City Water, Light and Power Springfield: 0.67%
    • Ameren Illinois: 16.55%
    • Homefield Energy: 16.55%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.55%

* 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 Sangamon County, Illinois?

The largest electricity provider in Sangamon County, Illinois by total revenue is City Water, Light and Power Springfield.

How many power plants are in Sangamon County, Illinois?

There are 4 active electricity plants in Sangamon County, Illinois

Which electricity companies offer service in Sangamon County, Illinois?

County Customers RankArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.County CustomersArrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.
1City Water, Light and Power Springfield71,448
2Ameren Illinois10,041
3Chatham Utilities6,699
4Menard Electric2,396
5Rural Electric Convenience1,831
6Riverton City Utilities1,675
7Shelby Electric Cooperative107

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

There are 7 electricity providers operating in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16