Cheboygan County, Michigan Electric Profile

Cheboygan County is the 56th worst polluting county in Michigan based on emissions per person.

Cheboygan County is home to 25,276 people and its power generation facilities generate 10,936 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 0.43 megawatt hours per capita.

Cheboygan County is ranked 1167th in the United States out of 3220 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.43 megawatt hours per person a year.

Cheboygan County is ranked as the 1949th highest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the United States with over 200,000 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers living there.

Cheboygan County generates 10,814 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuel sources. This ranks Cheboygan County 47th out of 83 counties in the state for total renewable electricity production.

Regrettably, in the past 12 months, there was a 117.86% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    247,026 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,936 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    10,814 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    122 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.43 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    114,401,572 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,526.09 kg

Cheboygan, MI Electric Overview

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Cheboygan's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 16.22 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 5.27% less than Michigan's average price of 17.12 cents. The city is ranked 55th in the state in total electricity generated from electrical power plants within its borders, with 4,351 megawatt hours produced. Customers in the city deal with 1.5 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 252.9 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Cheboygan emits 4,283.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 667th worst polluting city out of 692 cities in the state. At 4,283.82 kilograms per person and 4,719 citizens in the city, the city emits 20,215,348.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 189th highest amount in Michigan for total emissions from electricity use. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Cheboygan, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Cheboygan, which is the 24th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 36th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cheboygan

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.151/kWh$156.80/mo.$81.93/mo.
318th16.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cheboygan
94th$93.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cheboygan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cheboygan, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.4213,128,1272,230,934,241
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63178,74027,607,000

Indian River CDP, MI Electric Overview

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Indian River CDP's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 15.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.76% less than the average Michigan rate of 17.12 cents, a welcome state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $96.16 per month. Customers in Indian River CDP deal with 1.5 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 252.9 minutes.

For every person in the city there are 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 43rd worst in Michigan out of 692 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 8,906,709.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Indian River CDP

Indian River CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.151/kWh$156.80/mo.$81.93/mo.
281st15.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Indian River CDP
122nd$96.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Indian River CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Indian River CDP, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.4213,128,1272,230,934,241
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED15.45101.43912,968141,074,800
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63178,74027,607,000

Vanderbilt, MI Electric Overview

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Vanderbilt has an average residential electricity rate of 15.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.76% less than the average state price of 17.12 cents and 18.69% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $96.16. This is 14.72% lower than the Michigan average bill of $112.76.

Vanderbilt emits 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 43rd worst polluting city out of 692 cities in the state. With total emissions of 2,653,565.71 kilograms, the city ranks 502nd worst in Michigan for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 5,482.74 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vanderbilt

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.151/kWh$156.80/mo.$81.93/mo.
281st15.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vanderbilt
122nd$96.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vanderbilt Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vanderbilt, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.4213,128,1272,230,934,241
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED15.45101.43912,968141,074,800
Presque Isle Electric and Gas CooperativeBUNDLED15.4573.63178,74027,607,000

Energy Production in Cheboygan County, Michigan

Power Plants in Cheboygan County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
KleberTower Kleber Ltd Partnership (100.00%)
Cheboygan County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 6,463
CheboyganGreat Lakes Tissue Co (100.00%)
Cheboygan MI Conventional Hydroelectric 4,351
Cheboygan County MI Distillate Fuel Oil 122137,349.881,125.82

Cheboygan County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Cheboygan County results in the release of 114,401,571.65 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 1692nd highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 4,526.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Cheboygan County is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 98.88% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Cheboygan County is home to 3 power producing plants, which is the 26th highest number of plants within a county in Michigan and the 19th highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
98.88%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.12%

Cheboygan County, Michigan Net Metering

About 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Cheboygan County offer net metering to their customers. Residents of Michigan have bad net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Cheboygan County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 companies average a yearly energy loss of 4.61% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Michigan average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1741st best in the country and a state rank of 46th best out of 3220 and 83 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Cheboygan County:

  • Cheboygan, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Consumers Energy: 33.33%
  • Vanderbilt, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 25.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 25.00%
  • Wolverine, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative: 25.00%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 25.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 25.00%

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

FAQ

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

Cheboygan County, Michigan has 4 electricity companies operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Cheboygan County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Consumers Energy40,644
2Great Lakes Energy7,069
3Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative4,510

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Cheboygan County, Michigan?

By total megawatt hours sold, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity provider in Cheboygan County, Michigan.

How many power plants are within Cheboygan County, Michigan?

There are 3 active power plants in Cheboygan County, Michigan

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07