Wells County, Indiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wells County, Indiana Electricity Overview

Citizens in Wells County pay $140.86 per month for residential electricity, compared to the nationwide average bill of $129.86.

Wells County generates 100.00% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, resulting in a ranking of 526th out of 3221 counties in the United States for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

Wells County is the 57th largest county in the state, with 28,180 residents residing within its borders.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Wells County saw a 1.22% drop during the preceding year.

At an average residential rate of 13.59 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Wells County enjoy a 6.03% discount from the US average rate.

Wells County consumes about 99.07% of the production put out by their generation plants, meaning they will export or store the leftover electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    420,141 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    424,076 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    424,076 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    260,516,699 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,244.74 kg

Bluffton, IN Electricity Overview

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Bluffton's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 9.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 34.80% less than the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Bluffton, Indiana Electric Utility. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $80.26 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86.

Releasing 107,782,400.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Bluffton ranks 79th highest out of 696 cities in Indiana for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 10,456.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 9th worst in Indiana for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bluffton

Bluffton 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.
1st9.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bluffton
4th$80.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bluffton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bluffton, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bluffton, Indiana Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.2878.9250,1094,650,000
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED15.20132.074,336,821659,143,945

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Ossian, IN Electricity Overview

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Ossian's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, regrettably, 3.52% higher than the average national rate of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Indiana Michigan Power.

Releasing 34,149,914.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Ossian ranks 165th highest out of 696 cities in Indiana for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 10,456.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 9th worst in Indiana for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ossian

Ossian 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.
488th14.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ossian
288th$134.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ossian Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ossian, Indiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Heartland REMCBUNDLED12.79160.57262,15433,517,000
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED15.20132.074,336,821659,143,945

Markle, IN Electricity Overview

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Markle's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 7.17% less than the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Indiana. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $149.67 per month.

Releasing 11,198,578.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Markle ranks 322nd highest out of 696 cities in Indiana for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 10,456.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 9th worst in Indiana for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Markle

Markle 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.
135th13.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Markle
615th$149.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Markle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Markle, 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
Heartland REMCBUNDLED12.79160.57262,15433,517,000

Electricity Production in Wells County, Indiana

Power Plants in Wells County, Indiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Montpelier Electric Generating StationKimura Power LLC (100.00%)
Wells County IN Natural Gas 424,076262,956,775.51620.07

Wells County, Indiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 62nd highest ranked county out of 92 counties in Indiana, Wells County releases 260,516,698.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Averaging 9,244.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the county ranks 506th worst for emissions per capita from electricity use. The county is home to one power plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Wells County's main fuel is Natural Gas, accounting for 416,013.78 megawatt hours, or 98.10% of production in the county.

NATURAL GAS
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98.10%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.90%

Wells County, Indiana Net Metering

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

Energy Loss

Wells County has 3 providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 4.85%. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Wells County ranks 1728th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wells County:

  • Bluffton, Indiana:
    • Bluffton, Indiana Electric Utility: 97.49%
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 2.51%
  • Markle, Indiana:
    • Duke Energy Indiana: 59.59%
    • Heartland REMC: 40.41%
  • Ossian, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 90.52%
    • Heartland REMC: 9.48%
  • Poneto, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Uniondale, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Vera Cruz, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Zanesville, Indiana:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 41.54%
    • Heartland REMC: 58.46%

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

FAQ

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

Wells County, Indiana is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Wells County, Indiana?

Wells County, Indiana has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Indiana Michigan Power is the largest electricity provider in Wells County, Indiana.

What electricity companies offer service in Wells County, Indiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Indiana Michigan Power24,844
2Bluffton, Indiana Electric Utility5,774
3Heartland REMC3,288

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27