Electricity in Indiana
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Coverage & Statistics in Indiana
- Population see rank6,785,528
- Total Production see rank94,565,163 MWh / 13.94 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank100,703,495 MWh / 14.84 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank9,280,542 MWh / 1.37 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank70,483,549,716 kg / 10,387.33 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank85,283,033 MWh / 12.57 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Indiana
Indiana residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.
Historical Electricity Rates:
Energy Profile of Indiana
Indiana's Electricity Prices and Usage
The average residential electricity rate in Indiana in 2022 is 13.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.61% below the national average rate of 13.99 cents. Indiana is the 37th best priced state in the nation by average electricity rate. The electricity market in the state is regulated, meaning customers must choose their supplier based on where they live. Of the over 110 electricity suppliers most customers will have only one option. Previously, approximately 6,287,548 megawatt hours were generated in the state from wind turbines each year. However, now that total is 7,903,045.59 megawatt hours, a 25.69% increase. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Indiana average is $132.76 per month. Indiana ranks 38th in the country for best average monthly bill total. Power generation facilities in the state generate 93.90% of the electricity that is needed for everyday electricity consumption by the citizens living their, meaning they must import the additional 6.10%. Over the course of the previous 12 months, Indiana has had a 26.02% increase in electricity production using renewable fuels rather than traditional fossil fuels such as coal.
Residential Electricity Providers in Indiana
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Duke Energy Indiana||BUNDLED||13.30||135.39||9,233,331||1,227,959,580||19,154,633.96|
|Indiana Michigan Power||BUNDLED||14.76||127.12||4,290,453||633,270,150||7,484,563.5|
|Northern Indiana Public Services Company||BUNDLED||16.21||113.74||3,561,410||577,214,857||8,076,674.03|
|Hendricks Power Cooperative||BUNDLED||12.19||146.13||480,756||58,616,800|
|South Central Indiana REMC||BUNDLED||15.40||167.54||438,747||67,579,000|
|Jackson County REMC||BUNDLED||12.96||167.51||366,622||47,511,000|
|Clark County REMC||BUNDLED||12.93||161.89||363,049||46,936,100|
Power Plants in Indiana
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
AES PetersburgAES Indiana (100.00%)
Clifty CreekIndiana Kentucky Electric Corporation (100.00%)
St Joseph Energy CenterSt Joseph Energy Center LLC (100.00%)
|St. Joseph County||Natural Gas||4,449,837||1,638,338,130.1||368.18|
EdwardsportDuke Energy Indiana (100.00%)
Indiana has the 16th largest total electricity production in the country, producing 94,565,162.9 megawatt hours.
Indiana produces 27,913,427.02 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 17th in the United States for natural gas generation.
Indiana averages 1.37 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 33rd highest in the US.
As the 18th largest generator of solar energy in the nation, Indiana generates a total of 668,654.84 megawatt hours.
With a population of 6,785,528 citizens, Indiana is the 17th most populated state in the United States.
Duke Energy Indiana is the largest electricity provider in the state of Indiana when calculated by megawatt hours sold.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|St. Joseph County||272,912||9||4||14.74||$121.03/mo|
In Indiana, Coal is 57.68% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Coal totals to Natural Gas (29.52%) and Wind (8.36%), these three fuel types make up 95.55% state electricity generation. On average, the state citizens emit 10,387.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which is the 5th worst per person emissions average for a state in the nation. This equals a total emissions amount of 70,483,549,715.8 kilograms. Indiana is home to 52 power plants, which is the 15th most in the country and 31st most when counting power plants per person.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Indiana
Where does Indiana get its electricity?
Indiana's electricity is produced using primarily Coal, which accounts for 57.68% of the fuel used in the state. The second and third most used fuels are Natural Gas and Wind, which account for 29.52% and 8.36% of total production respectively.
What electricity company is the largest supplier in Indiana?
The largest electricity company in Indiana by total revenue is Duke Energy Indiana.
How much does electricity cost in Indiana?
The average cost per kilowatt hour of electricity in Indiana in 2022 is 13.77 cents.
What is the average electric bill in Indiana?
In 2022, Indiana has an average electricity bill of $133, and the US average is $124.
What power companies offer service in Indiana?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Duke Energy Indiana||863,676|
|3||Northern Indiana Public Services Company||483,615|
|4||Indiana Michigan Power||474,756|
|6||Hendricks Power Cooperative||34,289|
|7||South Central Indiana REMC||34,155|
|10||Johnson County REMC||28,396|
Does Indiana have a deregulated electricity market?
Indiana has a regulated electricity market, rather than a deregulated market. This means that citizens in the state normally have only one or two electricity supplier options when it comes time to choose who they purchase electricity from.
How many power plants are located in Indiana?
There are 52 power plants located in Indiana.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Indiana?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Bluffton, Indiana Electric Utility||9.28||5,910|
|2||Gas City Utilities||9.32||3,221|
|4||Ferdinand, Indiana Electric Utility||9.46||835|
|5||Jasper Municipal Utilities||9.47||7,542|
|6||Walkerton, Indiana Electric Utility||9.52||1,556|
|8||South Whitley, Indiana Electric Utility||9.70||1,031|
|9||Rising Sun Utilities||9.83||1,613|
How many electric companies offer service in Indiana?
There are 111 electricity companies operating in Indiana.