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Electricity In Indiana

  • Population6,732,219
  • Total Consumption97,484,335 MWh / 14.48 MWh per capita
  • CO2 Equivalent Emissions71,701,641,212 kg
  • Total Production94,491,084 MWh / 14.04 MWh per capita
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Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Indiana

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

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.114/kWh$152.46/mo.$90.12/mo.
35th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the state of Indiana
32nd$122.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Indiana Residents

Energy Profile of Indiana

Indiana's Electricity Prices and Usage

Residents in Indiana enjoy a lower electricity rate than most people around the nation, with an average state electricity rate of 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the national average rate of 13.33 cents. The state has a regulated electricity market, meaning consumers may have only a single electricity supplier choice to choose from when shopping for electricity. The state has increased the amount of electricity generated by hydroelectric power sources by approximately 1.91% during the last year. Residents in the state have an average monthly electricity bill of $122.33 per month. The national average bill is $120.11. The state produces around 14.04 megawatt hours per person per year from its power generating plants, which makes it the 22nd highest producer per capita in the country. Selling 26,730,056 megawatt hours each year, Duke Energy Indiana is the largest electricity supplier in the state.

Electricity Providers in Indiana

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Duke Energy Indiana12.26126.029,232,1411,132,126,99720,640,701.2743,587,961,010.74
AES Indiana11.34106.365,084,115576,720,78414,033,550.988,784,687,520.01
Indiana Michigan Power14.59126.564,296,000626,985,9362,313,63322,615,096,518.37
Northern Indiana Public Services Company15.32107.13,511,394538,092,9677,163,434.0323,376,396,593.06
Vectren Energy15.91143.031,403,273223,273,3994,173,618.028,031,491,929.59
Hendricks Power Cooperative11.96150.34489,85358,572,300No DataIcon representing missing value.592,542,397.5
South Central Indiana REMC15.29175.16458,89270,169,000No DataIcon representing missing value.439,764,279.49
Jackson County REMC12.63168.86376,82947,606,000No DataIcon representing missing value.350,907,647.64
Clark County REMC12.78166.83369,51347,237,500No DataIcon representing missing value.366,160,545.18
Southeastern Indiana REMC14.08169.07366,21751,569,200No DataIcon representing missing value.396,393,327.72

Power Plants in Indiana

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GibsonIndiana Municipal Power Agency (5.30%)Wabash Valley Power Association (5.32%)Duke Energy Indiana (89.38%)
Coal 11,818,612.9111,856,937,471.551,003.24No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
AES PetersburgAES Indiana (100.00%)
Coal 8,256,407.988,309,850,044.781,006.47YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Lawrenceburg Power, LLCLightstone Generation LLC (100.00%)
Natural Gas 8,070,0683,060,498,624.54379.24No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clifty CreekIndiana Kentucky Electric Corporation (100.00%)
Coal 4,930,949.025,009,107,994.131,015.85YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
St Joseph Energy CenterSt Joseph Energy Center LLC (100.00%)
Natural Gas 4,892,6951,796,935,531.3367.27No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Warrick
Coal 4,773,0204,806,590,080.661,007.03No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
RockportAmerican Electric Power (35.00%)Indiana Michigan Power (50.00%)Kentucky Power (15.00%)
Coal 4,530,680.014,642,484,404.021,024.68Yes12/2028
CayugaDuke Energy Indiana (100.00%)
Coal 4,518,4474,272,072,142.17945.47No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Eagle Valley (IN)AES Indiana (100.00%)
Natural Gas 4,467,7351,746,974,341.42391.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MeromHoosier Energy (100.00%)
Coal 4,244,867.014,212,046,791.38992.27Yes5/2023

Quick Facts

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The state of Indiana is the 17th highest generator of electricity in the US, producing 94,491,084.12 megawatt hours.

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Indiana generates 96.93% of their needed electricity and must purchase the remaining 3.07% from neighboring states.

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Indiana is 18th highest in the United States for electricity generation from wind per capita, averaging 1.02 megawatt hours per person produced from wind.

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Indiana produces 8,073,383.69 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable sources. This ranks Indiana 26th in the US for total sustainable electricity generation.

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About 54,077,472.78 megawatt hours of electricity in Indiana are created per year using natural gas. This is 8.03 megawatt hours per resident in the state a year.

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Indiana uses non-renewable fuels to generate 12.84 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 12th highest state for non-renewable production per capita.

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Adams County35,77715 providers112.96$143.64/mo
Allen County379,29922 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.31$131.85/mo
Bartholomew County83,77911 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.74$150.17/mo
Benton County8,74816 providers413.16$129.77/mo
Blackford County11,7588 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.54$132.54/mo
Boone County67,84322 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.60$128.02/mo
Brown County15,09211 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.97$151.18/mo
Carroll County20,25717 providers112.67$124.91/mo
Cass County37,68913 providers112.65$124.85/mo
Clark County118,3027 providers212.30$149.57/mo
Clay County26,22512 providers212.82$137.01/mo
Clinton County32,39916 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.03$132.70/mo
Crawford County10,57713 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.95$119.31/mo
Daviess County33,3519 providers112.19$131.86/mo
DeKalb County43,47519 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.80$112.69/mo
Dearborn County49,45814 providers111.66$123.31/mo
Decatur County26,55910 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.23$156.67/mo
Delaware County114,13519 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.38$118.29/mo
Dubois County42,73618 providers112.10$118.41/mo
Elkhart County206,34116 providers414.22$119.56/mo
Fayette County23,10212 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.10$118.02/mo
Floyd County78,5227 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.25$148.96/mo
Fountain County16,34618 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.22$120.75/mo
Franklin County22,75826 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.52$135.24/mo
Fulton County19,97414 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.10$119.66/mo
Gibson County33,65912 providers113.70$139.72/mo
Grant County65,76911 providers212.25$118.31/mo
Greene County31,9228 providers213.38$145.51/mo
Hamilton County338,01119 providers211.87$124.46/mo
Hancock County78,16820 providers112.24$131.66/mo
Harrison County40,5158 providers112.03$143.84/mo
Hendricks County170,31122 providers211.50$125.69/mo
Henry County47,97221 providers211.99$112.60/mo
Howard County82,54412 providers112.38$134.54/mo
Huntington County36,52010 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.30$123.54/mo
Jackson County44,23110 providers112.71$151.43/mo
Jasper County33,56211 providers713.24$124.41/mo
Jay County20,43613 providers413.52$158.18/mo
Jefferson County32,30810 providers112.77$151.83/mo
Jennings County27,7358 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.82$154.36/mo
Johnson County158,16713 providers312.31$136.53/mo
Knox County36,59410 providers112.09$139.87/mo
Kosciusko County79,45621 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.22$111.27/mo
LaGrange County39,61416 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.99$119.77/mo
LaPorte County109,88815 providers214.28$123.69/mo
Lake County485,4938 providers1214.91$111.11/mo
Lawrence County45,37010 providers212.96$146.23/mo
Madison County129,56919 providers512.15$117.97/mo
Marion County964,58219 providers2211.63$123.42/mo
Marshall County46,25817 providers113.33$110.15/mo
Martin County10,25510 providers212.81$128.77/mo
Miami County35,51615 providers212.78$141.17/mo
Monroe County148,43115 providers113.14$146.56/mo
Montgomery County38,33819 providers411.79$124.17/mo
Morgan County70,48915 providers112.07$131.78/mo
Newton County13,98414 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.25$124.26/mo
Noble County47,74419 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.75$112.93/mo
Ohio County5,8759 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.52$120.52/mo
Orange County19,64614 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.32$124.39/mo
Owen County20,79911 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.53$148.13/mo
Parke County16,93716 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.16$120.97/mo
Perry County19,16915 providers212.09$114.12/mo
Pike County12,38912 providers212.49$126.18/mo
Porter County170,3899 providers514.42$119.15/mo
Posey County25,42714 providers213.73$144.23/mo
Pulaski County12,35316 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.26$121.90/mo
Putnam County37,57622 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.04$124.28/mo
Randolph County24,66521 providers313.10$143.65/mo
Ripley County28,32417 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.79$147.34/mo
Rush County16,58118 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.66$143.83/mo
Scott County23,8736 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.01$142.49/mo
Shelby County44,72913 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.50$143.58/mo
Spencer County20,27715 providers312.81$121.06/mo
St. Joseph County271,82617 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.84$116.23/mo
Starke County22,99520 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.35$112.25/mo
Steuben County34,59421 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.13.80$118.30/mo
Sullivan County20,6698 providers312.79$145.00/mo
Switzerland County10,75113 providers112.49$142.80/mo
Tippecanoe County195,73217 providers512.89$126.34/mo
Tipton County15,14812 providers211.40$114.42/mo
Union County7,05422 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.95$116.45/mo
Vanderburgh County181,45110 providers414.84$142.85/mo
Vermillion County15,49812 providers212.37$123.44/mo
Vigo County107,03810 providers312.53$132.74/mo
Wabash County30,99616 providers112.51$130.43/mo
Warren County8,26515 providers112.82$123.33/mo
Warrick County62,99812 providers213.52$127.90/mo
Washington County28,0368 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.22$146.70/mo
Wayne County65,88421 providers611.89$115.22/mo
Wells County28,29612 providers112.53$130.49/mo
White County24,10219 providers512.89$122.23/mo
Whitley County33,96416 providers112.34$116.55/mo

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 71,701,641,211.91 kilograms of CO2 equivalent gases are released each year in the state of Indiana because of electricity generation. The state also ranks 5th highest in pollution per citizen, averaging 10,650.52 kilograms of CO2 and CO2 equivalent gases emissions per person in the state. Approximately 57.23% of Indiana’s electricity is produced using Coal. Natural Gas and Wind make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 31.50% (29,765,715.13 megawatt hours) and 7.27% (6,870,838.95 megawatt hours) respectively. Indiana is home to 167 electricity producing plants, which is the 18th highest number of plants in a state and the 31st highest number of plants per capita in a state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
57.23%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
31.50%
WIND Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wind
7.27%
BLAST FURNACE GAS
Blast Furnace Gas
1.64%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.53%
OTHER
Other
1.83%

Net Metering

Approximately 38.05% of the electric companies in Indiana offer net metering to their consumers. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attracitve.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Indiana is 3.38%. This includes data from 92 providers, including Duke Energy Indiana, AES Indiana, and Northern Indiana Public Services Company. With a United States average of 2.72%, Indiana is the 26th worst state in the United States.

Solar Taxes And Rebates

State governments can encourage private citizens to install solar panels at their private residence by promoting tax incentives and rebates to their populace. Indiana currently offers no state tax credit to consumers who install solar panels at their place of residence. There are currently no state sponsored rebates available to residents who are installing solar. Fortunately, Indiana offers a 100% tax exemption to consumers. at their residence. The state offers a 100% sales tax exemption to residents who install solar panels. This is a win for everyone in the state.

State Level Initiatives

Whether a customer is able to easily purchase electricity plans with renewable fuel sources is at least somewhat determined by statewide legislation. Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) encourage or require electricity companies to generate a percentage of their electricity from green fuels. The state of Indiana currently only has limited or voluntary standards set up for electricity producers to follow. Furthermore, there are currently no low income solar programs to assist low income families to install solar panels.

FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Indiana

How much does electricity cost in Indiana?

The average rate per kilowatt hour of electricity is 12.86 cents in Indiana in 2021.

Where does Indiana get its electricity?

The primary fuels used for electricity generation in Indiana are Coal, Natural Gas and Wind, accounting for 57.23%, 31.50% and 7.27% respectively.

What is a good electricity rate in Indiana?

The average electricity rate in Indiana is 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, so anything below this amount is better than most. The lowest priced provider is currently Straughn, Indiana Electric Utility , at 7.20 cents per kilowatt hour.