Gratiot County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Gratiot County, Michigan Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Gratiot County pay an average rate of 18.26% more than the national average at 17.10 cents per kilowatt hour.

Wind produces 1,196,790.98 megawatt hours of electricity in Gratiot County. This equals roughly 28.66 megawatt hours per person in Gratiot County being generated from wind power, giving the county a rank of 3rd highest county in Michigan out of 83 counties.

Gratiot County ranks 44th out of 83 counties in the state for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 7 of the county's 1,197,222.98 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

Gratiot County is ranked 2945th out of 3221 for worst polluting county in the nation when considering emissions per person.

Gratiot County ranks 39th out of 83 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens using over 400,000 megawatt hours.

Carbon pollution from electricity use increased by 49.82% year over year in the county throughout the previous 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    417,727 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,197,223 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,197,216 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    28.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,352 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0.06 kg

Alma, MI Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Alma are charged an average residential electricity rate of 17.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.81% less than the state's average price of 17.64 cents and 21.03% higher than the national average of 14.46 cents. Consumers Energy sells an estimated 6,680.38 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other providers.

Electricity consumption in Alma results in the release of 46,868,281.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 107th highest in the state out of 746 cities. This total results in 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 21st worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alma

Alma 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.
327th17.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alma
596th$121.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alma, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Homeworks Tri-CountyBUNDLED14.68124.37229,94633,753,400
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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St. Louis, MI Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in St. Louis are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.95% less than the state's average price of 17.64 cents and 4.99% higher than the national average of 14.46 cents. According to government data, there are 425 megawatt hours of electricity generated at the hydroelectric dams and other facilities in the city. This ranks them 11th in Michigan out of 746 cities. They experienced an increase in the ratio of emissions per capita of around 4.17% over the course of the most recent 12 months.

Electricity consumption in St. Louis results in the release of 34,421,003.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 143rd highest in the state out of 746 cities. Averaging 4,910.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 717th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Conventional Hydroelectric is the primary fuel in St. Louis, with 98.38% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. St. Louis is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Louis

St. Louis 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.
57th15.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Louis
102nd$105.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Louis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Louis, 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
St Louis, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.2988.6343214,854.831,826,222.76
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Ithaca, MI Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Ithaca are charged an average residential electricity rate of 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 340th out of 746 cities in the state. Consumers Energy sells an estimated 6,483.94 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other providers.

Electricity consumption in Ithaca results in the release of 14,093,086.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 247th highest in the state out of 746 cities. This total results in 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 95th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ithaca

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

Electric Companies With Service in Ithaca, 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

Electricity Production in Gratiot County, Michigan

Power Plants in Gratiot County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Polaris Wind ParkDTE Energy (100.00%)
Gratiot County MI Wind 471,970
Gratiot County Wind LLCInvenergy (100.00%)
Gratiot County MI Wind 253,180
Gratiot Wind ParkDTE Energy (100.00%)
Gratiot County MI Wind 246,698
Gratiot County MI Wind 191,998
Gratiot County MI Wind 127,024
St. Louis MI Conventional Hydroelectric 4326,741.5515.61

Gratiot County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Gratiot County's power plants primarily use Wind, which accounts for 99.96% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Conventional Hydroelectric and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Conventional Hydroelectric is used to make 425 megawatt hours (0.04%) of electricity generation and Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 7 megawatt hours (0.00%) of total generation in the county. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 2,352.22 kilograms, which is the 2945th highest of any county in the US. This total equates to 0.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2945th worst in the United States for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Gratiot County has 6 power producing plants, which is 7th most in Michigan.

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99.96%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.00%

Gratiot County, Michigan Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Gratiot County include Consumers Energy and Homeworks Tri-County Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Michigan has nonexistent laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Gratiot County is about 3.93% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Gratiot County ranks 963rd best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Gratiot County:

  • Alma, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.19%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.19%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.19%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.19%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 12.19%
    • Homeworks Tri-County: 2.46%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.19%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.19%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.19%
  • Ashley, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
  • Breckenridge, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
  • Ithaca, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
  • Perrinton, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 11.11%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.11%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.11%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.11%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 11.11%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.11%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.11%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.11%
    • Homeworks Tri-County: 11.11%
  • St. Louis, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.11%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.11%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.11%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.11%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.11%
    • St Louis, Michigan Electric Utility: 11.11%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.11%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.11%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 11.11%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Gratiot County, Michigan by total customer count is Consumers Energy.

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

There are 6 power plants located in Gratiot County, Michigan

Which electricity companies offer service in Gratiot County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy35,577
2St Louis, Michigan Electric Utility2,002
3Homeworks Tri-County1,862
4Strategic Energy LLC13

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

Gratiot County, Michigan is home to 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-18