LaPorte County, Indiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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LaPorte County, Indiana Electricity Overview

Citizens of LaPorte County pay about 6.66% less than the $129.86 nationwide average monthly residential electricity expense.

The largest electricity provider in LaPorte County by total customers is Northern Indiana Public Services Company.

Natural gas accounts for 0.81% of the electricity generation in LaPorte County, giving it a ranking of 20th in Indiana out of 92 counties for natural gas production.

Electricity generation from the burning of coal as a fuel source totals 1,677,010.52 megawatt hours, giving LaPorte County the 11th position in the state rankings.

LaPorte County is the 506th largest producer of electricity of all 3221 counties in the nation, producing 1,706,249 megawatt hours.

LaPorte County is the 15th largest county in Indiana.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,676,046 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,706,249 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    15,335 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,690,914 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.18 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,727,559,252 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,367.42 kg

Michigan City, IN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.09 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Michigan City, resulting in the city ranking 591st out of 696 cities in Indiana. There has been a 8.61% rise in usage of non-renewable fuels in the city in the last year. The city generates approximately 52.72 megawatt hours per resident a year from its electrical generating plants, which makes it the 6th highest generator out of 696 cities in the state.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Michigan City averages 15,419.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 494,585,602.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 22nd worst in Indiana for total pollution. The city is home to one power producing plant. Michigan City's power plants most often use Coal, which accounts for 99.18% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Michigan City

Michigan City 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 Michigan City
80th$114.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Michigan City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Michigan City, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Indiana Public Services CompanyBUNDLED16.09114.011,690,9143,604,513580,017,157

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La Porte, IN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.09 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of La Porte, resulting in the city ranking 591st out of 696 cities in Indiana. Northern Indiana Public Services Company sells an estimated 72,026.42 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $114.01 per month, while the Indiana average is $138.04.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. La Porte averages 10,456.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 234,961,032.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 44th worst in Indiana for total pollution. The electricity used in La Porte has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Porte

La Porte 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 La Porte
80th$114.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Porte Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Porte, 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

Westville, IN Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.77 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Westville, resulting in the city ranking 571st out of 696 cities in Indiana. Northern Indiana Public Services Company sells an estimated 16,637.94 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $115.14 per month, while the Indiana average is $138.04.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Westville averages 10,456.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 54,968,187.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 124th worst in Indiana for total pollution. The electricity used in Westville has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westville

Westville 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.
571st15.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westville
170th$115.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westville, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kankakee Valley REMCBUNDLED12.84125.54219,69628,208,300
Northern Indiana Public Services CompanyBUNDLED16.09114.013,604,513580,017,157

Electricity Production in LaPorte County, Indiana

Power Plants in LaPorte County, Indiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Michigan City IN Coal 1,690,9141,748,809,152.451,034.245/2028
LaPorte County IN Landfill Gas 15,3359,881,532.18644.38

LaPorte County, Indiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

LaPorte County citizens average 15,367.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity use of 1,727,559,252.21 kilograms. Around 98.29% of electricity in LaPorte County comes from generation using Coal. Taken together with Landfill Gas (0.90%) and Natural Gas (0.81%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county electricity generation. LaPorte County has the 20th most power producing plants of any county in Indiana, with 2 total power plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.29%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.90%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.81%

LaPorte County, Indiana Net Metering

There are 3 companies in LaPorte County providing electricity. Of those 3, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Indiana has above average laws for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 5.02%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, LaPorte County is ranked as the 1823rd best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in LaPorte County:

  • Kingsbury, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.00%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Kingsford Heights, Indiana:
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • La Crosse, Indiana:
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.00%
  • La Porte, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.00%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Long Beach, Indiana:
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 49.09%
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.91%
  • Michiana Shores, Indiana:
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 49.95%
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.05%
  • Michigan City, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.16%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 49.84%
  • Pottawattamie Park, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.00%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Trail Creek, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 50.00%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Wanatah, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 48.08%
    • Kankakee Valley REMC: 1.92%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Westville, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 45.10%
    • Kankakee Valley REMC: 4.90%
    • Kingsford Heights, Indiana Electric Utility: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

LaPorte County, Indiana has 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

There are 2 active electricity plants in LaPorte County, Indiana

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in LaPorte County, Indiana?

The largest electricity supplier in LaPorte County, Indiana by megawatt hours sold is Northern Indiana Public Services Company.

Which electricity companies offer service in LaPorte County, Indiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern Indiana Public Services Company52,422
2Indiana Michigan Power17,841
3Kankakee Valley REMC5,745

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27