Cass County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cass County, Michigan Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Cass County had a 3.74% rise over the course of the previous 12 months.

Citizens of Cass County consume enough electricity to release 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the Michigan average of 4,939.74.

The largest electricity provider in Cass County by number of customers is Midwest Energy & Communications.

Cass County is the 987th most populated county in the nation.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Cass County's average rate is 1.66% above that at 14.70 cents per kilowatt hour.

Emitting 254,836,403.24 kilograms of CO2 gases, Cass County has the 1039th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3221 counties in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    516,035 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    254,836,403 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,939.74 kg

Dowagiac, MI Electricity Overview

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Dowagiac has an average residential electricity rate of 14.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.12% higher than the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. City of Dowagiac Electric is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in the city experience 2.05 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 274.3 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Dowagiac residents average 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 95th highest in the state out of 746 in this category. With total emissions of 28,260,269.88 kilograms, the city ranks 163rd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 57,226.03 megawatt hours consumed in Dowagiac must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dowagiac

Dowagiac residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.139/kWh$140.18/mo.$122.66/mo.
49th14.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dowagiac
601st$122.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dowagiac Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dowagiac, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Dowagiac ElectricBUNDLED14.8388.0815,724.832,332,727.04
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24370,96954,529,700

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Cassopolis, MI Electricity Overview

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Cassopolis has an average residential electricity rate of 14.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.65% higher than the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. Midwest Energy & Communications has an estimated 19 total residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city. Consumers in Cassopolis experience 2.05 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 274.3 minutes.

Cassopolis residents average 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 95th highest in the state out of 746 in this category. With total emissions of 8,456,840.07 kilograms, the city ranks 332nd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 17,124.8 megawatt hours consumed in Cassopolis must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cassopolis

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.139/kWh$157.24/mo.$130.14/mo.
25th14.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cassopolis
724th$157.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cassopolis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cassopolis, Michigan

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

Edwardsburg, MI Electricity Overview

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Edwardsburg has an average residential electricity rate of 14.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.65% higher than the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. Midwest Energy & Communications has an estimated 9 total residential customers, more than all other vendors in the city. Consumers in Edwardsburg experience 2.05 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 274.3 minutes.

Edwardsburg residents average 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 95th highest in the state out of 746 in this category. With total emissions of 6,441,424.91 kilograms, the city ranks 380th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 13,043.65 megawatt hours consumed in Edwardsburg must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edwardsburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.139/kWh$157.24/mo.$130.14/mo.
25th14.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edwardsburg
724th$157.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edwardsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edwardsburg, Michigan

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

Electricity Production in Cass County, Michigan

Power Plants in Cass County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Indeck Niles Energy Center
Niles MI Natural Gas 766,734260,035,864.34339.15

Cass County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cass County residents average 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 254,836,403.24 kilograms. The county is home to one power producing plant.

Cass County, Michigan Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in Cass County, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Regulations put in place at the state level are poor for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Cass County averages out to about 5.42% of all energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 2244th best in the country and a state rank of 73rd best out of 3221 and 83 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Cass County, Michigan

Providers In Each City in Cass County:

  • Cassopolis, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Dowagiac, Michigan:
    • City of Dowagiac Electric: 50.00%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
  • Edwardsburg, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Marcellus, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Vandalia, Michigan:
    • Indiana Michigan Power: 50.00%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Cass County, Michigan is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total revenue, Midwest Energy & Communications is the largest electricity provider in Cass County, Michigan.

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

Cass County, Michigan is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Cass County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Midwest Energy & Communications4,322
2City of Dowagiac Electric2,619

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-18