Wayne County, Indiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wayne County, Indiana Electricity Overview

Richmond Power and Light is the largest electricity supplier in Wayne County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Solar power generation in Wayne County has grown from 25,685 megawatt hours to 51,140 megawatt hours per year throughout the past 12 months.

Over 57.68% of Wayne County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel types, ranking Wayne County at 1058th in the US for sustainable electricity generation.

Wayne County is 216th out of 3221 counties in the US in megawatt hours generated from coal usage over the past year.

Wayne County emits 10,191.47 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 389th worst polluting county in the US by per capita pollution.

Wayne County has a population of 66,553 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    992,251 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    88,665 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    51,140 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    37,525 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    678,272,690 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,191.47 kg

Richmond, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Richmond home have an average residential electricity rate of 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 28.18% lower than the average Indiana rate of 14.14 cents and 29.77% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Richmond residents consume 979.45% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up the difference. Solar gardens in the city produce, on average, 0.74 megawatt hours per person living in the city. This makes the city the 7th out of 696 cities in Indiana.

Approximately 10,433.01 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 669th worst polluter in the state out of 696 cities. At 10,433.01 kilograms per person and 35,720 people in the city, the city emits 372,667,264.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 27th largest amount in Indiana for total emissions. Power producing plants in the city most often use Coal, which accounts for 50.52% (or 27,470.84 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city. When taken together with Solar (48.57%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.91%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the city electricity production. Richmond has 4 electricity generation plants within its borders. This is the 4th highest amount of plants in a city in Indiana.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richmond

Richmond residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.102/kWh$104.44/mo.$96.39/mo.
10th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richmond
35th$96.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richmond Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richmond, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Richmond Power and LightBUNDLED10.1696.3927,965182,47918,532,400

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Centerville, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Centerville home have an average residential electricity rate of 12.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.07% lower than the average Indiana rate of 14.14 cents and 15.97% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city has a deficiency of 38,921.44 megawatt hours due to customers using 1899.53% more electricity than is generated. This results in the city having to purchase supplemental electricity. Producing 0.75 megawatt hours per citizen living in the city, Centerville is the 22nd highest producer per capita out of 696 cities in the state.

Approximately 9,933.26 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 682nd worst polluter in the state out of 696 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 27,296,592.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Centerville. Centerville has one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Centerville

Centerville 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.
66th12.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Centerville
202nd$122.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Centerville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Centerville, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Centerville Indiana UtilitiesBUNDLED11.35102.6614,018.831,591,566.95
Duke Energy IndianaBUNDLED13.86142.289,392,1001,301,477,542
Whitewater Valley Rural Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.43157.39165,95522,287,000

Cambridge City, IN Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Cambridge City home have an average residential electricity rate of 13.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.01% lower than the average Indiana rate of 14.14 cents and 4.17% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Duke Energy Indiana is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $142.28 per month.

Approximately 10,456.19 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 9th worst polluter in the state out of 696 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 18,308,787.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cambridge City

Cambridge City 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.
205th13.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cambridge City
320th$142.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cambridge City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cambridge City, 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

Electricity Production in Wayne County, Indiana

Power Plants in Wayne County, Indiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Richmond IN Coal 27,96537,305,341.231,334
Richmond Solar Site 2Richmond 2 Solar Array, LLC (100.00%)
Wayne County IN Solar 13,661
Richmond Solar Park 4Richmond 4 Solar Array, LLC (100.00%)
Richmond IN Solar 13,166
Richmond Solar Park 3Richmond 3 Solar Array, LLC (100.00%)
Richmond IN Solar 11,870
Wayne County IN Natural Gas 9,5607,259,586.53759.37
Wayne County IN Solar 9,022
Centerville Solar ParkCenterville Solar Array LLC (100.00%)
Centerville IN Solar 2,049
Richmond IN Solar 1,372

Wayne County, Indiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 10,191.47 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 389th worst in the nation. At 10,191.47 kilograms per person and 66,553 residents in the county, the county emits 678,272,690.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 499th highest rank in the United States Solar is the fuel of choice in Wayne County, with 57.68% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Coal and Natural Gas are the second and third most used fuel sources, respectively, for electricity generation. Coal is used to make 30.98% of electricity generation and Natural Gas makes up 10.41% of total generation in the county. Wayne County has 8 electricity plants, which is 245th most in the country.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
57.68%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
30.98%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
10.41%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.93%

Wayne County, Indiana Net Metering

Out of the 7 suppliers in Wayne County, 3 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Indiana has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Wayne County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.25% of electricity produced. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Wayne County is ranked as the 1263rd best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wayne County:

  • Boston, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Cambridge City, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Centerville, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 3.64%
    • Centerville Indiana Utilities: 62.33%
    • Whitewater Valley Rural Electric Membership Corporation: 34.04%
  • Dublin, Indiana:
    • Whitewater Valley Rural Electric Membership Corporation: 5.60%
    • Dublin Municipal Electric Utility: 93.18%
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 1.22%
  • East Germantown, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Economy, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Fountain City, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Greens Fork, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Hagerstown, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 6.57%
    • Hagerstown Electric: 93.43%
  • Milton, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 100.00%
  • Mount Auburn, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 98.98%
    • Dublin Municipal Electric Utility: 1.02%
  • Richmond, Indiana:
    • Richmond Power and Light: 100.00%
  • Spring Grove, Indiana:
    • Richmond Power and Light: 100.00%
  • Whitewater, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 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 supplier in Wayne County, Indiana?

By total megawatt hours sold, Richmond Power and Light is the largest electricity provider in Wayne County, Indiana.

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

Wayne County, Indiana has 7 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Wayne County, Indiana?

How many power plants are in Wayne County, Indiana?

There are 8 electricity plants in Wayne County, Indiana

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-18