Benton County, Indiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Benton County, Indiana Electricity Overview

Benton County consumes around 4.64% of the production put out by its power generation facilities.

Over 100.00% of Benton County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel sources, putting Benton County at 57th in the country for total renewable electricity production.

The largest electricity supplier in Benton County by total customers is Northern Indiana Public Services Company.

Benton County has the 399th largest total electricity production out of 3221 counties in the United States, producing 2,802,387 megawatt hours.

Benton County emitted 0 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes them the 89th worst polluting county out of 92 counties in the state.

Benton County generates 321.41 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 107th highest county out of 3221 counties for production per capita in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    129,993 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,802,387 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,802,387 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    321.41 MWh

Fowler, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Fowler home spend, on average, 16.09 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 13.79% more than Indiana's average price of 14.14 cents, resulting in the city ranking 591st out of 696 cities in Indiana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Northern Indiana Public Services Company. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Fowler average is 12.20% lower at $114.01 per month.

Fowler is the 195th highest ranked city in Indiana out of 696 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 24,436,114.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 9th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 34,842.77 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fowler

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.129/kWh$170.65/mo.$76.97/mo.
591st16.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fowler
80th$114.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fowler Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fowler, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Indiana Public Services CompanyBUNDLED16.09114.013,604,513580,017,157

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Oxford, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Oxford home spend, on average, 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 2.53% less than Indiana's average price of 14.14 cents, resulting in the city ranking 162nd out of 696 cities in Indiana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Warren County REMC. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Oxford average is 29.83% more at $168.6 per month.

Oxford is the 309th highest ranked city in Indiana out of 696 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 12,181,460.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 9th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 17,369.2 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oxford

Oxford residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.137/kWh$168.60/mo.$163.69/mo.
162nd13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oxford
687th$168.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oxford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oxford, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Warren County REMCBUNDLED13.78168.655,482.457,647,568.22

Otterbein, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Otterbein home spend, on average, 13.86 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 1.96% less than Indiana's average price of 14.14 cents, resulting in the city ranking 388th out of 696 cities in Indiana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Indiana. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Otterbein average is 9.61% more at $142.33 per month.

Otterbein is the 311th highest ranked city in Indiana out of 696 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,961,880.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 9th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 17,056.11 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Otterbein

Otterbein residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.104/kWh$189.17/mo.$90.75/mo.
388th13.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Otterbein
495th$142.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Otterbein Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Otterbein, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy IndianaBUNDLED13.86142.289,392,1001,301,477,542
Tipmont REMCBUNDLED14.12144.09323,27145,645,700

Electricity Production in Benton County, Indiana

Power Plants in Benton County, Indiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Fowler Ridge Wind Farm LLCBP PLC (87.50%)American Electric Power (12.50%)
Benton County IN Wind 1,144,723
Meadow Lake Wind Farm VI LLCEDP Renewables North America (100.00%)
Benton County IN Wind 659,098
Fowler Ridge IV Wind Farm LLCFowler Ridge Wind LLC (100.00%)
Benton County IN Wind 448,726
Benton County Wind FarmOrion Energy Group LLC (100.00%)
Benton County IN Wind 333,521
Hoosier Wind Project LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Benton County IN Wind 216,319

Benton County, Indiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Benton County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 0 kilograms, which is the 2948th largest amount of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 2948th worst in the United States for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 5 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 452nd most plants within a county in the nation. In Benton County, Wind makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation.

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Benton County, Indiana Net Metering

Of the 4 electric companies in Benton County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Benton County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.08% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Benton County is ranked as the 1091st best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Benton County:

  • Ambia, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Boswell, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Earl Park, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Fowler, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Otterbein, Indiana:
    • Tipmont REMC: 2.68%
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 97.32%
  • Oxford, Indiana:
    • Warren County REMC: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Benton County, Indiana?

Benton County, Indiana has 5 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Benton County, Indiana?

By total customer count, Northern Indiana Public Services Company is the largest electricity company in Benton County, Indiana.

How many electric companies offer service in Benton County, Indiana?

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Benton County, Indiana.

What electricity companies offer service in Benton County, Indiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern Indiana Public Services Company10,547
2Warren County REMC1,806
3Newton County Rural427
4Carroll White REMC163

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27