Branch County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Branch County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Branch County is the 38th most populated county in the state.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Branch County pay an average rate of 23.21% above the national average at 17.82 cents per kilowatt hour.

Solar power generation in Branch County has grown from 2,082 megawatt hours to 6,061 megawatt hours per year over the past 12 months.

Branch County is ranked as the 38th largest consuming county out of 83 counties in the state with over 400,000 megawatt hours being used by customers who live there.

There was a 2.84% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the last 12 months in Branch County.

Branch County generates 1.70% of their needed electricity and must purchase the remaining 98.30% from other counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    448,746 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,627 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,061 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,566 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.17 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    218,627,410 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,873.33 kg

Coldwater, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, Coldwater's residential electricity price is 15.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.60% less than the state's average price of 17.64 cents. Coldwater Board of Public Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $98.38 per month.

Coldwater is the 80th worst ranked city in Michigan out of 746 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city emitting 67,277,081 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,867.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 719th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 5th most out of any city in Michigan. Coldwater's power plants most often use Solar, which accounts for 56.73% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Coldwater

Coldwater 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.
54th15.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Coldwater
53rd$98.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Coldwater Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Coldwater, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coldwater Board of Public UtilitiesBUNDLED11.8773.871,56644,0845,233,000
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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Bronson, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, Bronson's residential electricity price is 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.42% higher than the state's average price of 17.64 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Consumers Energy.

Bronson is the 281st worst ranked city in Michigan out of 746 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city emitting 11,395,987.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which is 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Bronson as the 95th highest polluting city in the state. Since there is no electricity production occurring within the city limits, electricity providers who service Bronson must source the megawatt hours they need each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bronson

Bronson 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 Bronson
378th$121.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bronson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bronson, 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

Union City, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, Union City's residential electricity price is 15.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.28% less than the state's average price of 17.64 cents. Union City, Michigan Electric Utility is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $103.45 per month.

Union City is the 331st worst ranked city in Michigan out of 746 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city emitting 8,466,719.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which is 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Union City as the 21st highest polluting city in the state. Since there is no electricity production occurring within the city limits, electricity providers who service Union City must source the megawatt hours they need each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Union City

Union 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.
64th15.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Union City
85th$103.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Union City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Union City, 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
Union City, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.5385.510,291.471,289,730.18

Electricity Production in Branch County, Michigan

Power Plants in Branch County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Angola Solar, LLCAngola Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Branch County MI Solar 4,008
DG AMP Solar ColdwaterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Coldwater MI Solar 2,053
Coldwater MI Natural Gas 1,566787,145.1502.65

Branch County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Branch County's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 218,627,410.22 kilograms, which is the 1140th highest amount of any county in the US. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,873.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 1531st ranked county in the US for CO2 emissions released per capita. The county has 3 power plants, which is 25th highest in the state. Branch County's fuel of choice is Solar, with 79.47% of electricity production using this fuel source.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
79.47%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.53%

Branch County, Michigan Net Metering

Approximately 20.00% of the electricity companies in Branch County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are bad for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Branch County who report energy loss data had an average of 3.59% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 3.81%, Branch County is ranked as the 8th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Branch County:

  • Bronson, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
  • Coldwater, Michigan:
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.59%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.59%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.59%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.59%
    • Coldwater Board of Public Utilities: 11.84%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.59%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.59%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.59%
  • Montgomery, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Quincy, Michigan:
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Sherwood, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
  • Union City, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Union City, Michigan Electric Utility: 12.50%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Branch County, Michigan?

Branch County, Michigan is home to 3 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity provider in Branch County, Michigan by megawatt hours sold is Consumers Energy.

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

Branch County, Michigan has 5 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Branch County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy31,648
2Coldwater Board of Public Utilities7,324
3Union City, Michigan Electric Utility1,443
4Strategic Energy LLC11

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