Hillsdale County, Michigan Electric Profile

Consumers Energy is the largest supplier in Hillsdale County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Hillsdale County is ranked 2349th out of 3220 for worst polluting county in the US based on pollution per person. The county emits 3,027.52 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Hillsdale County is the 37th most populous county in Michigan.

Hillsdale County is 789th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 160,470 megawatt hours generated from sustainable sources.

Residents of Hillsdale County are paying, on average, 8.98% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the nationwide average rate, at 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

The average monthly residential electric cost in Hillsdale County is 16.40% lower than the Michigan average and 21.60% lower than the nationwide average.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    445,704 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    160,771 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    160,470 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    301 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    138,070,079 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,027.52 kg

Hillsdale, MI Electric Overview

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Hillsdale has an average residential electricity rate of 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.39% less than the average state price of 17.12 cents and 8.98% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is ranked 65th in Michigan in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 301 megawatt hours produced.

Hillsdale emits 4,732.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 29th worst polluting city out of 692 cities in the state. At 4,732.62 kilograms per person and 8,097 citizens in the city, the city emits 38,320,032.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 124th highest amount in Michigan for total emissions from electricity use. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Hillsdale, with 87.85% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Hillsdale, which is the 24th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 50th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hillsdale

Hillsdale 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.
92nd14.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hillsdale
104th$94.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hillsdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hillsdale, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.4213,128,1272,230,934,241
Hillsdale BPUBUNDLED12.3275.130137,503.384,621,181.79

Jonesville, MI Electric Overview

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Jonesville has an average residential electricity rate of 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.39% less than the average state price of 17.12 cents and 8.98% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 2,910.92 megawatt hours each year, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $94.26. This is 21.61% below the nationwide average of $120.24.

Jonesville is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 11,394,723.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 43rd worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jonesville

Jonesville 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.
92nd14.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jonesville
104th$94.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jonesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jonesville, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.4213,128,1272,230,934,241
Hillsdale BPUBUNDLED12.3275.137,503.384,621,181.79

Litchfield, MI Electric Overview

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Litchfield's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 92nd out of 692 cities in Michigan. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $94.26 per month, while the state average is $112.76. Consumers in Litchfield enjoy a 16.41% discount compared to the rest of the state. Consumers Energy sells 2,641.95 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

The electricity sold in Litchfield has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 5,713,916.9 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Litchfield

Litchfield 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.
92nd14.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Litchfield
104th$94.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Litchfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Litchfield, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.4213,128,1272,230,934,241
Hillsdale BPUBUNDLED12.3275.137,503.384,621,181.79

Energy Production in Hillsdale County, Michigan

Power Plants in Hillsdale County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Crescent Wind ParkConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Hillsdale County MI Wind 160,470
Hillsdale MI Natural Gas 301166,386.87552.78

Hillsdale County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hillsdale County has the 1044th most electricity producing plants of any county in the nation, with 2 total power plants. This equates to the 1321st most plants per resident in the US. The main fuel type utilized in Hillsdale County is Wind, making up 99.81% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 0.16% and 0.02% of total electricity production, respectively. Emissions in Hillsdale County average 3,027.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 2349th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 138,070,079.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

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99.81%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.16%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

Hillsdale County, Michigan Net Metering

Hillsdale County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, Michigan is known for poor net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Hillsdale County averages out to about 4.72% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1829th best in the United States and a state rank of 50th best out of 3220 and 83 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Hillsdale County, Michigan

Providers In Each City in Hillsdale County:

  • Allen, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Camden, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Cement City, Michigan:
    • Clinton, Michigan Electric Utility: 30.68%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 30.68%
    • Consumers Energy: 38.64%
  • Hillsdale, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Jonesville, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Litchfield, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • North Adams, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Reading, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Waldron, Michigan:
    • Hillsdale BPU: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Hillsdale County, Michigan?

Hillsdale County, Michigan has 2 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Hillsdale County, Michigan.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hillsdale County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Consumers Energy36,814
2Hillsdale BPU6,037

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

Hillsdale County, Michigan is home to 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-18