Dickinson County, Michigan Electric Profile

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Over 96.28% of Dickinson County’s electricity generation comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Dickinson County at 4th in Michigan for total renewable electricity generation.

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Dickinson County ranks 2nd county in Michigan out of 83 counties in hydroelectric power production, producing 277,048 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric facilities.

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Regrettably, during the course of the previous year, there was a 35.71% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources in the county.

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Dickinson County is the 55th most populated county in the state.

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At an average residential price of 18.15 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Dickinson County pay a 34.92% markup from the US average.

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Averaging production of 23.42 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Dickinson County ranks 665th out of 3220 counties in production per capita in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    246,664 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    591,058 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    569,069 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    21,990 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    23.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    81,853,099 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,243.12 kg

Iron Mountain, MI Electric Overview

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Iron Mountain has an average residential electricity price of 18.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.39% higher than the average state rate of 17.12 cents. The city ranks 14th out of 692 cities in Michigan for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels with a total of 57,033 megawatt hours generated. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $100.31. This is 16.58% less than the national average bill of $120.24.

The consumption of electricity in Iron Mountain accounts for 7,252,684.08 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the 343rd highest in the state out of 692 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 984.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Iron Mountain is the 682nd highest polluting city in Michigan. The city has one power generation plant within its borders. This is the 24th most plants in a city and the 47th highest number of power plants per resident, out of 692 cities, in the state. In Iron Mountain, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity generation.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.204/kWh$0.162/kWh$137.54/mo.$75.53/mo.
657th18.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Iron Mountain
135th$100.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Iron Mountain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Iron Mountain, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Norway, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.9596.25No DataIcon representing missing value.14,2752,134,400
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Kingsford, MI Electric Overview

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Kingsford's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 18.04 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 5.39% more than the state's average price of 17.12 cents. DTE Energy sells 7,921.12 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity supplier. The city generates 27,059 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total number of megawatt hours generated, from renewable fuels

Kingsford emits 2,106.63 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 678th highest polluting city out of 692 cities in the state. With total emissions of 10,516,309.4 kilograms, the city ranks 280th highest in Michigan for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one power producing plant, which is 24th highest in Michigan. In Kingsford, Conventional Hydroelectric is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kingsford

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.204/kWh$0.162/kWh$137.56/mo.$75.53/mo.
655th18.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kingsford
138th$100.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kingsford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kingsford, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Norway, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.9596.25No DataIcon representing missing value.14,2752,134,400
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Norway, MI Electric Overview

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Norway has an average residential electricity rate of 18.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 34.15% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $100.31. This is 11.05% lower than the Michigan average bill of $112.76. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is DTE Energy.

Norway 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 13,121,196.6 kilograms, the city ranks 242nd 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 27,110.71 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Norway

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.204/kWh$0.162/kWh$137.54/mo.$75.53/mo.
657th18.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Norway
135th$100.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Norway Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Norway, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Norway, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.9596.25No DataIcon representing missing value.14,2752,134,400
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Energy Production in Dickinson County, Michigan

Power Plants in Dickinson County, Michigan

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Dickinson County MI Black Liquour 314,010.42196,136,723.24624.62No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Big Quinnesec 92WE Energies (100.00%)
Dickinson County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 136,611No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Twin Falls (WI)WE Energies (100.00%)
Iron Mountain MI Conventional Hydroelectric 57,033No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Dickinson County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 38,552No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kingsford MI Conventional Hydroelectric 27,059No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Big Quinnesec 61WE Energies (100.00%)
Dickinson County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 17,793No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Dickinson County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, Dickinson County's primary fuel source is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 277,048 megawatt hours, or 46.87% of generation in the county. Black Liquour and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are also important fuel sources in the county, with 34.21% and 15.19% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. Roughly 81,853,099.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in the county due to electricity use. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,243.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 2310th highest county in the nation for CO2 pollution per capita. Dickinson County is home to 6 electricity producing plants, which is the 398th most plants within a county and the 362nd highest amount of plants per person out of the nation's 3220 counties.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
46.87%
BLACK LIQUOUR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
34.21%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
15.19%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
3.68%
COAL
Coal
0.04%

Dickinson County, Michigan Net Metering

About 83.33% of the electricity suppliers in Dickinson County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has bad net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Dickinson County has 4 electricity companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 4.91%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1992nd best in the United States and a state rank of 64th best out of 3220 and 83 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, DTE Energy is the largest electricity company in Dickinson County, Michigan.

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

There are 6 electricity providers offering service in Dickinson County, Michigan.

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

Dickinson County, Michigan is home to 6 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Dickinson County, Michigan?

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1DTE Energy38,489
2Upper Peninsula Power Company3,389
3Upper Michigan Energy Resources2,555
4Norway, Michigan Electric Utility2,087
5Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association1,124

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16