Alger County, Michigan Electric Profile

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Alger County is the 77th largest county in Michigan, with 9,108 citizens residing in the county.

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Alger County ranks 77th out of 83 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming over 0 megawatt hours.

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There was a 5.91% increase in CO2 emissions per capita within the most recent 12 months in Alger County.

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DTE Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Alger County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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Citizens of Alger County pay around 11.30% less than the $112.76 state average monthly residential electricity expense.

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Alger County is the 1655th highest polluting county in the US based on pollution per capita. The county emits 4,730.06 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    89,014 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    43,081,420 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,730.06 kg

Munising, MI Electric Overview

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Munising averages a residential electricity rate of 18.82 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is higher than both the Michigan and the US average rates of 17.12 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $101.32 per month, while the state average is $112.76. With 494 total residential customers, DTE Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Munising average 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 546th highest polluting city out of 692 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 10,406,140.06 kilograms, the city ranks 281st worst in Michigan for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city is home to one power plant, which is the 24th highest number of plants within a city in Michigan and the 25th highest rate of plants per resident out of the state's 692 cities.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Munising

Munising residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.204/kWh$0.162/kWh$137.55/mo.$75.53/mo.
671st18.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Munising
141st$101.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Munising Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Munising, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Chatham, MI Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Chatham are charged a residential electricity rate of 18.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.90% above the state's average price of 17.12 cents and 39.90% higher than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Chatham has 192 citizens, which is the 647th largest population for a city in the state. DTE Energy has 233 residential customers, more than any other supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Chatham averages 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 43rd worst in Michigan out of 692 cities for emissions efficiency. At 4,730.06 kilograms per person and 192 citizens in the city, the city emits 908,172.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 637th worst rank in Michigan for total emissions. The electricity sold in Chatham has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chatham

Chatham residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.204/kWh$0.162/kWh$137.54/mo.$75.53/mo.
672nd18.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chatham
140th$101.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chatham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chatham, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Alger County, Michigan Details

Alger County, Michigan Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric providers in Alger County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Michigan have bad net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Alger County is 5.56%. This includes data from 3 companies, including DTE Energy, Upper Peninsula Power Company, and Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Alger County a rank of 2395th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Alger County, Michigan?

By total customer count, DTE Energy is the largest electricity provider in Alger County, Michigan.

How many electric companies offer service in Alger County, Michigan?

There are 4 electricity companies operating in Alger County, Michigan.

Which electricity companies offer service in Alger County, Michigan?

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1DTE Energy56,790
2Upper Peninsula Power Company4,110
3Upper Michigan Energy Resources3,053
4Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association1,364

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16