Blackford County, Indiana Electric Profile

Blackford County generates 20,880 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuel sources. This ranks Blackford County 1266th largest producing county out of 3220 counties in the US for total sustainable electricity generation.

Blackford County residents have an average residential electricity expense of $135.76, which is 9.88% higher than the Indiana average bill of $123.54 and 12.90% higher than the US average bill of $120.24.

Emitting 123,566,869.81 kilograms of CO2 gases, Blackford County has the 1621st worst pollution level due to electricity use out of 3220 counties in the nation.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Blackford County’s average rate is 6.22% above that at 14.29 cents per kilowatt hour.

Blackford County emits 10,509.17 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,494.55.

Blackford County is home to 11,758 citizens and its power generation plants generate 20,880 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 1.78 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    172,328 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.66 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,880 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,880 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    123,566,870 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,509.17 kg

Hartford City, IN Electric Overview

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On average, Hartford City's residential electricity price is 14.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.26% above Indiana's average rate of 13.08 cents and 9.18% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. Indiana Michigan Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $125.27 per month.

Electricity use in Hartford City results in the release of 62,135,207.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 115th highest in the state out of 679 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 78th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hartford City

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.106/kWh$161.90/mo.$72.98/mo.
611th14.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hartford City
284th$125.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hartford City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hartford City, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED14.69125.274,229,490621,120,099

Dunkirk, IN Electric Overview

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Dunkirk's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.64 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 13.08 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city generates over 0 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 25th most in total generation for a city in Indiana. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Indiana Michigan Power.

On average, Dunkirk residents emit 9,802.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 659th highest polluting city out of 679 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 9,802.14 kilograms per person and 2,022 residents in the city, the city emits 19,819,934.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. About 100.00% of electricity in Dunkirk comes from production using Landfill Gas. Dunkirk is home to one power plant, which is 16th highest in Indiana and 14th most when considering plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dunkirk

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.106/kWh$161.90/mo.$72.98/mo.
490th13.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dunkirk
668th$156.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dunkirk Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dunkirk, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED14.69125.274,229,490621,120,099
Jay County REMCBUNDLED12.60187.7694,266.7811,878,536.17

Montpelier, IN Electric Overview

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Montpelier's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.92% more than the average state rate of 13.08 cents and 4.96% more than the US average of 13.45. Indiana Michigan Power sells 4,602 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Indiana average monthly residential power bill is $123.54, while the Montpelier average is 9.94% higher at $135.82 per month. This ranks the city 430th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 10,656.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 78th highest polluter in Indiana out of 679 cities. A total of 18,520,149.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 247th worst in Indiana for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Montpelier must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montpelier

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.106/kWh$161.90/mo.$72.98/mo.
554th14.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montpelier
430th$135.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montpelier Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montpelier, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Heartland REMCBUNDLED12.79160.57262,15433,517,000
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED14.69125.274,229,490621,120,099

Energy Production in Blackford County, Indiana

Power Plants in Blackford County, Indiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Dunkirk IN Landfill Gas 20,88013,454,523.51644.37

Blackford County, Indiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Blackford County’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 123,566,869.81 kilograms, which is the 1621st most of any county in the country. The county also ranks 391st worst in emissions per resident, averaging 10,509.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. About 100.00% of Blackford County’s electricity is generated using Landfill Gas. Blackford County is home to one power plant, which is 38th highest in the state and 15th most when counting plants per citizen.

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Blackford County, Indiana Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Blackford County providing electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Blackford County averages out to about 4.91% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Blackford County having a rank of 1980th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Blackford County, Indiana

Providers In Each City in Blackford County:

  • Dunkirk, Indiana:
    • Jay County REMC: 50.00%
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 50.00%
  • Hartford City, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Montpelier, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 70.11%
    • Heartland REMC: 29.89%
  • Shamrock Lakes, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Blackford County, Indiana?

By total customer count, Indiana Michigan Power is the largest electricity supplier in Blackford County, Indiana.

What electricity companies offer service in Blackford County, Indiana?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Indiana Michigan Power15,860
2Heartland REMC169
3Jay County REMC169

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

Blackford County, Indiana is home to 3 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are in Blackford County, Indiana?

Blackford County, Indiana is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-18