Jay County, Indiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jay County, Indiana Electricity Overview

Jay County consumes around 34.57% of the production put out by its power generation facilities.

Roughly 2.58% of Jay County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 27th highest county in Indiana out of 92 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

After a 18.52% rise in electricity produced by wind turbines, Jay County's total electric production is now 95.17% wind powered.

Jay County generates 97.42% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 42.01 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

With 20,478 citizens within its borders and 883,122 megawatt hours produced a year, Jay County has a per capita production rate of 43.13 megawatt hours. The city is 16 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Indiana.

Ranking 5th in wind power production in the state out of 92 counties, Jay County has a total yield of 840,447 megawatt hours from wind turbines.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    305,310 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    883,122 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    860,368 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    22,754 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    43.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,184,867 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    448.52 kg

Portland, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Portland home spend, on average, 13.90 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 1.71% less than Indiana's average price of 14.14 cents, resulting in the city ranking 408th out of 696 cities in Indiana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Indiana Michigan Power. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Portland average is 23.15% more at $159.92 per month.

Portland is the 110th highest ranked city in Indiana out of 696 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 66,083,117.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 378th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 94,226.05 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portland

Portland 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$0.106/kWh$170.88/mo.$72.98/mo.
408th13.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portland
659th$159.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portland, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED15.20132.074,336,821659,143,945
Jay County REMCBUNDLED12.60187.7694,266.7811,878,536.17

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Redkey, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Redkey home spend, on average, 13.84 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 2.14% less than Indiana's average price of 14.14 cents, resulting in the city ranking 191st out of 696 cities in Indiana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Indiana Michigan Power. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Redkey average is 24.15% more at $161.22 per month.

Redkey is the 317th highest ranked city in Indiana out of 696 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,501,808.36 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 16,400.1 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Redkey

Redkey 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$0.106/kWh$170.88/mo.$72.98/mo.
191st13.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Redkey
664th$161.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Redkey Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Redkey, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED15.20132.074,336,821659,143,945
Jay County REMCBUNDLED12.60187.7694,266.7811,878,536.17

Pennville, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Pennville home spend, on average, 13.90 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 1.71% less than Indiana's average price of 14.14 cents, resulting in the city ranking 407th out of 696 cities in Indiana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Indiana Michigan Power. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $159.93. This is 23.16% higher than the nationwide average bill of $129.86.

Pennville is the 426th highest ranked city in Indiana out of 696 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 6,493,293.63 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 9,258.6 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pennville

Pennville 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$0.106/kWh$170.88/mo.$72.98/mo.
407th13.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pennville
660th$159.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pennville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pennville, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED15.20132.074,336,821659,143,945
Jay County REMCBUNDLED12.60187.7694,266.7811,878,536.17

Electricity Production in Jay County, Indiana

Power Plants in Jay County, Indiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bitter Ridge Wind Farm, LLCBitter Ridge Wind Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Jay County IN Wind 422,888
Bluff Point Wind FacilityNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Jay County IN Wind 417,559
POET Biorefining - PortlandPOET Biorefining - Portland (100.00%)
Jay County IN Natural Gas 22,75413,731,344.34603.47
Jay County IN Landfill Gas 19,92112,836,244.33644.36

Jay County, Indiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Jay County's top fuel type is Wind, making up 95.17%, or 840,447 megawatt hours of production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (2.58%) and Landfill Gas (2.26%), these three fuel types make up 100.00% county electricity generation. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 9,184,867.18 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 2728th highest in the United States out of 3221 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 448.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 2800th highest polluting county in the nation. Jay County is home to 4 power producing plants, which is 11th most in the state.

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Wind
95.17%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.58%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
2.26%

Jay County, Indiana Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Jay County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The single company in Jay County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 5.89%. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Jay County is ranked as the 2455th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Jay County, Indiana

Providers In Each City in Jay County:

  • Bryant, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 50.00%
    • Jay County REMC: 50.00%
  • Pennville, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 49.98%
    • Jay County REMC: 50.02%
  • Portland, Indiana:
    • Jay County REMC: 50.01%
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 49.99%
  • Redkey, Indiana:
    • Jay County REMC: 52.35%
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 47.65%
  • Salamonia, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 50.00%
    • Jay County REMC: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Jay County, Indiana has 4 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Indiana Michigan Power is the largest electricity company in Jay County, Indiana.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Jay County, Indiana.

What electricity companies offer service in Jay County, Indiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Indiana Michigan Power12,966
2Jay County REMC2,615

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