Porter County, IN: 2 Electric Providers

Porter County, Indiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Porter County, Indiana Electricity Overview

At $117.71, the Porter County average monthly residential electricity expense is 14.72% lower than the nationwide average bill.

When calculating by customer count, Northern Indiana Public Services Company is the largest electricity supplier in Porter County.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Porter County had a 8.73% drop throughout the preceding 12 months.

Porter County released 1,574,566,792.88 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 10th worst polluting county in the state.

Porter County is the 10th most populated county in the state, with 174,791 residents residing within the county's borders.

Porter County citizens are accountable for 9,008.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, while the national average pollution per capita is 4,114.63.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,464,971 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,574,566,793 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,008.28 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Portage

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Portage Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

19.52¢ per kWh

  • 0.36% higher than last month
  • 4.09% higher than April last year
  • 27.31% higher than the Indiana average
  • 15.44% higher than the US average
  • 694th in the state out of 694 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since April last year
  • 26,707th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 22 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 650 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

17.85¢ per kWh

  • 0.36% higher than last month
  • 0.19% lower than April last year
  • 23.2% higher than the Indiana average
  • 10.73% higher than the US average
  • 694th in the state out of 694 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 24,557th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 9 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,148 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$95.44 per month

  • 6.66% lower than last month
  • 2.43% higher than April last year
  • 12.64% lower than the Indiana average
  • 15.35% lower than the US average
  • 155th in the state out of 694 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 262 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 8,280th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 27 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 390 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$113.01 per month

  • 0.17% higher than last month
  • 4.68% lower than April last year
  • 13.25% lower than the Indiana average
  • 16.95% lower than the US average
  • 153rd in the state out of 694 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 24 since April last year
  • 6,850th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 280 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,417 since April last year

Portage, IN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Portage is about 17.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the Indiana and the nationwide average prices of 14.49 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Northern Indiana Public Services Company is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Portage average is 18.12% below at $113.01 per month.

Emissions in Portage average 9,008.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 6th worst polluting city out of 696 cities in Indiana based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 338,170,943.61 kilograms, which is the 25th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Portage have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portage

Portage residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.129/kWh$170.65/mo.$76.97/mo.
694th17.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portage
153rd$113.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portage, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Indiana Public Services CompanyBUNDLED17.751133,259,778.8578,529,883

Zips with electric coverage in Portage, Indiana include: 46385, 46368, 46342, 46304, 46403

Valparaiso, IN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Valparaiso is about 17.77 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the Indiana and the nationwide average prices of 14.49 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Northern Indiana Public Services Company is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Valparaiso average is 17.93% below at $113.28 per month.

Emissions in Valparaiso average 9,008.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 268th worst polluting city out of 696 cities in Indiana based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 304,660,130.87 kilograms, which is the 31st worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Valparaiso have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Valparaiso

Valparaiso residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.197/kWh$0.129/kWh$170.43/mo.$77.46/mo.
612th17.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Valparaiso
154th$113.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Valparaiso Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Valparaiso, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kankakee Valley REMCBUNDLED13.67126.95198,583.4627,139,762.59
Northern Indiana Public Services CompanyBUNDLED17.751133,259,778.8578,529,883

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Chesterton, IN Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Chesterton is about 17.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the Indiana and the nationwide average prices of 14.49 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Northern Indiana Public Services Company is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Chesterton average is 18.12% below at $113.01 per month.

Emissions in Chesterton average 9,008.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 6th worst polluting city out of 696 cities in Indiana based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 126,521,334.66 kilograms, which is the 63rd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Chesterton have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chesterton

Chesterton residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.129/kWh$170.65/mo.$76.97/mo.
694th17.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chesterton
153rd$113.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chesterton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chesterton, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Indiana Public Services CompanyBUNDLED17.751133,259,778.8578,529,883

Zips with electric coverage in Chesterton, Indiana include: 46385, 46368, 46304

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Porter County, Indiana Details

Porter County, Indiana Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Porter County providing electricity. Of those 2, 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. Residents of Indiana have decent net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Porter County who report energy loss data had an average of 6.80% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 4.25%, Porter County is the 86th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Porter County, Indiana

Providers In Each City in Porter County:

  • Beverly Shores, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Burns Harbor, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Chesterton, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Dune Acres, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Hebron, Indiana:
    • Kankakee Valley REMC: 5.75%
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 94.25%
  • Kouts, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Ogden Dunes, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Portage, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Porter, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Town of Pines, Indiana:
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 100.00%
  • Valparaiso, Indiana:
    • Kankakee Valley REMC: 1.94%
    • Northern Indiana Public Services Company: 98.06%

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

FAQ

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

Porter County, Indiana has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Porter County, Indiana?

By total revenue, Northern Indiana Public Services Company is the largest electricity provider in Porter County, Indiana.

Which electricity companies offer service in Porter County, Indiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern Indiana Public Services Company61,566
2Kankakee Valley REMC4,991

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Published: 2024-06-27