Bay County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bay County, Michigan Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Bay County had a 3.04% increase within the past year.

Bay County uses non-renewable fuels to produce 29.67 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 293rd highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita.

Bay County generates 2,812,488.76 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 27.08 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Bay County the 4th highest ranked county out of 83 counties in the state for electricity production from coal per capita.

As the 372nd largest generator of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, Bay County generates 3,101,464 megawatt hours of electricity.

Bay County ranks 8th in Michigan out of 83 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 3,081,802 of the county's 3,101,464 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Bay County has experienced a 15.04% drop during the course of the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,038,851 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,101,464 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    19,662 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,081,802 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    29.86 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,077,865,615 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,378.46 kg

Bay City, MI Electricity Overview

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Bay City has an average residential electricity rate of 15.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.57% lower than the average state rate of 17.64 cents and 10.34% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $104.07 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. Generation from non-renewable fuels amounts to 0.05 megawatt hours per person in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Bay City averages 4,940.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 20th highest in the state out of 746 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 161,355,767.64 kilograms, the city ranks 34th highest in Michigan for total pollution from electricity use. Power plants in the city mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 91.47% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city. Bay City is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 5th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bay City

Bay City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.187/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
125th15.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bay City
88th$104.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bay City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bay City, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bay City Electric Light & PowerBUNDLED13.6084.771,610133,17118,109,000
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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Essexville, MI Electricity Overview

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Essexville has an average residential electricity rate of 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.03% more than the average state rate of 17.64 cents and 23.27% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46. Consumers Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Essexville averages 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 95th highest in the state out of 746 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 16,691,391.7 kilograms, which is the 221st worst total amount of pollution for all cities in Michigan. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Essexville

Essexville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.187/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
333rd17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Essexville
236th$119.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Essexville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Essexville, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bay City Electric Light & PowerBUNDLED13.6084.77133,17118,109,000
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Auburn, MI Electricity Overview

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Auburn has an average residential electricity rate of 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.42% more than the average state rate of 17.64 cents and 24.97% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46. Consumers Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Auburn averages 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 95th highest in the state out of 746 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 10,215,388.59 kilograms, which is the 293rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in Michigan. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Auburn

Auburn residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.187/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
340th18.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Auburn
378th$121.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Auburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Auburn, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Electricity Production in Bay County, Michigan

Power Plants in Bay County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bay County MI Coal 3,080,1923,206,388,640.151,040.97
Pinconning White FeatherEDL Inc (100.00%)
Bay County MI Landfill Gas 19,66210,738,708.52546.17
Bay City MI Natural Gas 903493,191.08546.17
Bay City MI Natural Gas 707320,705.28453.61

Bay County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bay County residents average 10,378.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 2nd worst in the state out of 83 in this category. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 1,077,865,615.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 12th highest amount in the state and 380th in the country. Around 90.68% of electricity in Bay County comes from production using Coal. Natural Gas and Landfill Gas have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Natural Gas is used to make 249,065.1 megawatt hours (8.03%) of electricity production and Landfill Gas accounts for 19,662 megawatt hours (0.63%) of total production in the county. Bay County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 16th highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
90.68%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
8.03%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.63%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.42%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.23%

Bay County, Michigan Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Bay County supplying electricity. Of those 4, 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. Consumers in Michigan have nonexistent net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Bay County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 4.91% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bay County a rank of 69th best in the state out of 83.

Providers In Each City in Bay County:

  • Auburn, Michigan:
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
  • Bay City, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.66%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.66%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.66%
    • Bay City Electric Light & Power: 11.37%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.66%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.66%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.66%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.66%
  • Essexville, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 14.17%
    • Bay City Electric Light & Power: 0.82%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.17%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.17%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.17%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.17%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.17%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.17%
  • Pinconning, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Bay County, Michigan?

There are 4 power plants in Bay County, Michigan

What electricity companies offer service in Bay County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy28,134
2Bay City Electric Light & Power20,124
3Strategic Energy LLC10

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

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

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Bay County, Michigan?

By total revenue, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Bay County, Michigan.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-18