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Bay County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Citizens of Bay County consume enough electricity to emit 6,486.47 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per capita, compared to the statewide average of 3,995.37.

Bay County uses non-renewable sources to produce 3.14 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 19th highest county in Michigan for non-renewable generation per capita.

Bay County is the 1242nd highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3230 counties in the United States, with a population of 102,821 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 337,680.

Releasing 666,945,167.51 kilograms of CO2 gases, Bay County has the 498th worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the nation.

Bay County generates 95.49% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, resulting in a ranking of 576th in the nation out of 3230 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

Bay County has seen a decrease of 90.27% in coal consumption for the generation of electricity within the previous year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,002,600 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    337,680 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    15,243 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    322,437 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.28 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    666,945,168 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,486.47 kg

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Bay City Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for January, 2024

18.55¢ per kWh

  • 0.78% higher than last month
  • 4.58% lower than January last year
  • 2.62% lower than the Michigan average
  • 18.83% higher than the US average
  • 467th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 198 since January last year
  • 21,525th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 336 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 773 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

18.7¢ per kWh

  • 0.4% lower than last month
  • 2.38% higher than January last year
  • 2.26% lower than the Michigan average
  • 10.18% higher than the US average
  • 471st in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since January last year
  • 21,258th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 62 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,160 since January last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$128.06 per month

  • 7.74% higher than last month
  • 0.08% higher than January last year
  • 0.59% higher than the Michigan average
  • 15.17% lower than the US average
  • 651st in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 40 since January last year
  • 6,314th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,231 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,108 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$115.91 per month

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 2.41% lower than January last year
  • 1.34% higher than the Michigan average
  • 12.63% lower than the US average
  • 512th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 181 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 181 since January last year
  • 7,532nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 828 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,364 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

13.93¢ per kWh

  • 1.25% lower than last month
  • 7.91% lower than January last year
  • 4.54% lower than the Michigan average
  • 4.45% higher than the US average
  • 450th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 205 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 201 since January last year
  • 18,798th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 453 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 954 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

14.08¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% lower than last month
  • 1.81% higher than January last year
  • 2.21% lower than the Michigan average
  • 0.59% lower than the US average
  • 649th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since January last year
  • 18,660th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 670 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 68 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$638.22 per month

  • 9.2% higher than last month
  • 2.35% lower than January last year
  • 7.78% lower than the Michigan average
  • 60.84% lower than the US average
  • 519th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since January last year
  • 15,971st in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 252 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 242 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$598.04 per month

  • 0.21% lower than last month
  • 0.82% higher than January last year
  • 6.64% lower than the Michigan average
  • 63.46% lower than the US average
  • 520th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since January last year
  • 14,520th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 185 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

8.49¢ per kWh

  • 3.93% lower than last month
  • 9.83% lower than January last year
  • 1.2% lower than the Michigan average
  • 13.57% lower than the US average
  • 452nd in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 236 since January last year
  • 15,337th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 204 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,776 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

8.27¢ per kWh

  • 0.92% lower than last month
  • 6.26% lower than January last year
  • 1.4% lower than the Michigan average
  • 19.13% lower than the US average
  • 454th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 41 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 205 since January last year
  • 13,801st in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 79 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 299 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$47,352.02 per month

  • 2.85% higher than last month
  • 8.59% lower than January last year
  • 25.53% lower than the Michigan average
  • 40.46% higher than the US average
  • 477th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 41 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since January last year
  • 22,119th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 310 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 36 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$47,573.43 per month

  • 0.77% lower than last month
  • 1.17% lower than January last year
  • 24.62% lower than the Michigan average
  • 39.06% higher than the US average
  • 477th in the state out of 708 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 41 since January last year
  • 21,874th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 48 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 717 since January last year

Bay City, MI Electricity Overview

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Bay City has an average residential electricity rate of 17.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.82% lower than the average state rate of 18.73 cents and 9.00% higher than the nationwide average of 16.01 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $106.84 per month, while the nationwide average is $138.02. Generation from non-renewable fuels amounts to 0.08 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 4,007.21 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 131,532,506.15 kilograms, the city ranks 35th highest in Michigan for total pollution from electricity use. Power plants in the city mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 92.54% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city. Bay City is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 6th 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$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
133rd17.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bay City
89th$106.84Average 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 & PowerBUNDLED16.0196.742,525130,07120,821,300
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.74115.9112,266,200.862,298,861,331
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Essexville, MI Electricity Overview

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Essexville has an average residential electricity rate of 18.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.72% lower than the average state rate of 18.73 cents and 16.14% higher than the nationwide average of 16.01 cents. 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 3,995.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 88th highest in the state out of 746 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 13,492,361.23 kilograms, which is the 223rd 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$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
318th18.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Essexville
227th$114.85Average 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 & PowerBUNDLED16.0196.74130,07120,821,300
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.74115.9112,266,200.862,298,861,331
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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Auburn, MI Electricity Overview

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Auburn has an average residential electricity rate of 18.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.08% more than the average state rate of 18.73 cents and 17.08% higher than the nationwide average of 16.01. 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 3,995.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 406th highest in the state out of 746 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 8,034,687.13 kilograms, which is the 309th 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$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
321st18.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Auburn
235th$115.91Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.74115.9112,266,200.862,298,861,331
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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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 319,912384,500,025.951,201.89
Pinconning White FeatherEDL Inc (100.00%)
Bay County MI Landfill Gas 15,2438,576,033.14562.62
Bay City MI Natural Gas 1,263651,912.51516.16
Bay City MI Natural Gas 1,262771,200.23611.09

Bay County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bay County residents average 6,486.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 8th 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 666,945,167.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 17th highest amount in the state and 802nd in the country. Around 82.30% 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 41,391.54 megawatt hours (12.26%) of electricity production and Landfill Gas accounts for 15,243 megawatt hours (4.51%) of total production in the county. Bay County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 21st highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
82.30%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.26%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
4.51%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.52%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.41%

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 4.97% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Bay County a rank of 36th best in the state out of 83.

Providers In Each City in Bay County:

  • Auburn, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Bay City, Michigan:
    • Bay City Electric Light & Power: 47.31%
    • Consumers Energy: 52.69%
  • Essexville, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 94.50%
    • Bay City Electric Light & Power: 5.50%
  • Pinconning, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%

* 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 Energy28,322
2Bay City Electric Light & Power20,259
3Strategic Energy LLC9

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.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-09