Berrien County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Berrien County, Michigan Electricity Overview

There has been a 6.53% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel sources throughout the past year in Berrien County.

The largest electricity supplier in Berrien County by total customers is Indiana Michigan Power.

Berrien County is the 16th largest county in the state.

Berrien County generates 99.55% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, giving it a ranking of 31st out of 3221 counties in the nation for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

Renewable electricity sources account for 0.45%, or 81,025 megawatt hours, of Berrien County's total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 950th in the United States for total megawatt hours from sustainable sources.

With 5,617 megawatt hours generated from solar, Berrien County is 636th out of 3221 counties in the nation for solar power electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,543,592 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    18,136,456 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    81,025 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    18,055,431 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    117.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,347,752 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8.73 kg

Niles, MI Electricity Overview

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Niles' inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 13.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 9.08% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. With annual production of 5,071 megawatt hours, the city is the 35th highest generator of electricity in the state. There is a deficiency of 114,842.59 megawatt hours in the city because of residents consuming 2264.69% more electricity than the city generates.

The consumption of electricity in Niles accounts for 56,713,397.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 92nd largest emissions amount in the state out of 746 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 721st worst in Michigan for emissions per capita. Approximately 100.00% of Niles' electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Niles has the 5th most power generation plants of any city in Michigan, with 2 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Niles

Niles residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.130/kWh$117.53/mo.$103.65/mo.
13th13.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Niles
234th$117.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Niles Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Niles, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24370,96954,529,700
Niles UtilitiesBUNDLED11.6077.8148,911.645,671,318.37

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Benton Harbor, MI Electricity Overview

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Benton Harbor's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 10.74% above the average nationwide rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $141.02. This is 8.60% above the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Indiana Michigan Power is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Benton Harbor accounts for 44,966,480.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 112th largest emissions amount in the state out of 746 cities. Averaging 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 95th worst in Michigan for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Benton Harbor, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Benton Harbor

Benton Harbor residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.099/kWh$181.89/mo.$81.17/mo.
127th16.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Benton Harbor
710th$141.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Benton Harbor Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Benton Harbor, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED16.01141.021,184,564189,693,750

St. Joseph, MI Electricity Overview

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St. Joseph's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 10.74% above the average nationwide rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $141.02. This is 8.60% above the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Indiana Michigan Power is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in St. Joseph accounts for 38,806,621.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 125th largest emissions amount in the state out of 746 cities. Averaging 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 21st worst in Michigan for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in St. Joseph, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Joseph

St. Joseph residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.099/kWh$181.89/mo.$81.17/mo.
127th16.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Joseph
710th$141.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Joseph Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Joseph, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Indiana Michigan PowerBUNDLED16.01141.021,184,564189,693,750

Electricity Production in Berrien County, Michigan

Power Plants in Berrien County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Berrien County MI Nuclear 18,055,431
Berrien County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 27,589
WatervlietEDL Inc (100.00%)
Berrien County MI Landfill Gas 27,25915,835,424.26580.92
Berrien County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 15,489
Berrien County MI Solar 5,617
French Paper HydroFrench Paper Co (100.00%)
Niles MI Conventional Hydroelectric 5,071

Berrien County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 1,347,751.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Berrien County ranks 80th worst out of 83 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 8.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 80th highest in the state in this category. Electricity plants in the county primarily use Nuclear, which makes up 99.55% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 0.27% and Landfill Gas at 0.15% of generation. Berrien County has 6 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 362nd most power plants within a county.

NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
99.55%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.27%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.15%
SOLAR
Solar
0.03%

Berrien County, Michigan Net Metering

Approximately 66.67% of the electricity suppliers in Berrien County offer net metering to their consumers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Michigan has poor regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Berrien County averages out to about 5.42% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Berrien County receiving a rank of 2244th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Berrien County:

  • Baroda, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Benton Harbor, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Berrien Springs, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Bridgman, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Buchanan, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Coloma, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Eau Claire, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Galien, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Grand Beach, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Michiana, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • New Buffalo, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Niles, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • Niles Utilities: 50.00%
  • Shoreham, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • St. Joseph, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Stevensville, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Three Oaks, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%
  • Watervliet, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Berrien County, Michigan?

Berrien County, Michigan has 6 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Berrien County, Michigan?

The largest electricity supplier in Berrien County, Michigan by total customer count is Indiana Michigan Power.

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

Berrien County, Michigan has 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Berrien County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Indiana Michigan Power27,727
2Niles Utilities6,335
3Midwest Energy & Communications4,879

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27