Cass County, MI: 2 Electric Providers

Cass County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cass County, Michigan Electricity Overview

There was a 6.19% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Cass County.

When calculating by number of customers, Midwest Energy & Communications is the largest electricity supplier in Cass County.

Cass County produces 100.00% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, resulting in a ranking of 6th in the state out of 83 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

Cass County is the 993rd most populous county in the United States.

There was a 124.25% rise in the use of non-renewable electricity sources within the previous 12 months in Cass County.

Cass County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 14.92% above the national average, at 18.33 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 15.95 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    503,658 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.75 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,738,303 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,738,303 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    130.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    173,217,793 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,354.85 kg

Dowagiac, MI Electricity Overview

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Dowagiac has an average residential electricity rate of 17.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.98% higher than the average nationwide price of 15.95 cents. With an estimated 3,047 total residential customers, City of Dowagiac Electric is the largest provider in the city.

Dowagiac residents average 4,079.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 61st highest in the state out of 746 in this category. With total emissions of 23,382,430.92 kilograms, the city ranks 167th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 55,904.53 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$0.171/kWh$0.139/kWh$140.18/mo.$122.66/mo.
121st17.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dowagiac
675th$132.15Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED15.7782.3416,082.82,536,410.39
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED18.35181.96346,58863,591,700

Cassopolis, MI Electricity Overview

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Cassopolis has an average residential electricity rate of 18.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.06% higher than the average nationwide price of 15.95 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $181.96 per month. With an estimated 19 residential customers, Midwest Energy & Communications is the largest supplier in the city.

Cassopolis residents average 4,079.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 296th highest in the state out of 746 in this category. With total emissions of 7,515,344.23 kilograms, the city ranks 326th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 17,968.27 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$0.183/kWh$0.139/kWh$181.96/mo.$130.14/mo.
267th18.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cassopolis
724th$181.96Average 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 & CommunicationsBUNDLED18.35181.96346,58863,591,700

Marcellus, MI Electricity Overview

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Marcellus has an average residential electricity rate of 18.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.06% higher than the average nationwide price of 15.95 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $181.96 per month. With an estimated 6 residential customers, Midwest Energy & Communications is the largest supplier in the city.

Marcellus residents average 4,079.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 61st highest in the state out of 746 in this category. With total emissions of 5,116,309.26 kilograms, the city ranks 385th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 12,232.47 megawatt hours consumed in Marcellus must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marcellus

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.139/kWh$181.96/mo.$130.14/mo.
267th18.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marcellus
724th$181.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marcellus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marcellus, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED18.35181.96346,58863,591,700

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 CenterKOSPO USA (50.00%)DL-Energy (30.00%)Indeck Energy Services (20.00%)
Niles MI Natural Gas 6,738,3032,317,434,711.34343.92

Cass County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cass County residents average 3,354.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. At 3,354.85 kilograms per person and 51,632 residents in the county, the county emits 173,217,793.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 35th worst rank in the state for total emissions. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Cass County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Cass County has one power producing plant within its borders.

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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 5.62% of all energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.44%, resulting in a rank of 2281st best in the country and a state rank of 61st best out of 3230 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:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • City of Dowagiac Electric: 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 & Communications4,375
2City of Dowagiac Electric3,047

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-01-31