Houghton County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Houghton County, Michigan Electricity Overview

The largest electricity supplier in Houghton County by megawatt hours sold is Upper Peninsula Power Company.

The electricity consumed by customers in Houghton County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation facilities.

Houghton County comes in as the 1266th highest pollution level from electricity consumption in the nation and 35th worst in the state, emitting 184,553,739.39 kilograms of CO2 gases.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Houghton County saw a 3.74% increase over the last 12 months.

Residents of Houghton County use enough electricity to release 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, which is the 1499th highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the country.

Residents of Houghton County pay around 12.23% less than the $117.67 state average monthly residential electric expense.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    373,715 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    184,553,739 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,939.74 kg

Houghton, MI Electricity Overview

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Houghton averages a residential electricity price of 24.40 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 38.27% more than Michigan's average price of 17.64 cents. Upper Peninsula Power Company has an estimated 37 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Houghton average is 21.25% lower at $102.26 per month.

The 83,883.5 megawatt hours consumed in Houghton must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 95th highest polluting city out of 746 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 41,424,685.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 120th largest amount in Michigan.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Houghton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
733rd24.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Houghton
68th$102.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Houghton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Houghton, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ontonagon REABUNDLED25.9997.220,302.885,276,983.7
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

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Hancock, MI Electricity Overview

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Hancock averages a residential electricity price of 24.40 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 38.27% more than Michigan's average price of 17.64 cents. Upper Peninsula Power Company has an estimated 22 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Hancock average is 21.25% lower at $102.26 per month.

The 45,022.61 megawatt hours consumed in Hancock must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 95th highest polluting city out of 746 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 22,233,783.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 190th largest amount in Michigan.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hancock

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
733rd24.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hancock
68th$102.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hancock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hancock, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ontonagon REABUNDLED25.9997.220,302.885,276,983.7
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

Laurium, MI Electricity Overview

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Laurium averages a residential electricity price of 24.40 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 38.27% more than Michigan's average price of 17.64 cents. Upper Peninsula Power Company has an estimated 5 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Laurium average is 21.25% lower at $102.26 per month.

The 18,645.22 megawatt hours consumed in Laurium must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 95th highest polluting city out of 746 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 9,207,681.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 316th largest amount in Michigan.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Laurium

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
733rd24.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Laurium
68th$102.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Laurium Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Laurium, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ontonagon REABUNDLED25.9997.220,302.885,276,983.7
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

Houghton County, Michigan Details

Houghton County, Michigan Net Metering

Of the 5 electricity companies in Houghton County, 60.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Michigan has nonexistent regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Houghton County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.68% of their energy lost per year. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Houghton County receiving a rank of 747th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Houghton County:

  • Calumet, Michigan:
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
    • Ontonagon REA: 16.67%
  • Copper City, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 20.00%
    • Eligo Energy: 20.00%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 20.00%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 20.00%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 20.00%
  • Hancock, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Ontonagon REA: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
  • Houghton, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Ontonagon REA: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
  • Lake Linden, Michigan:
    • Ontonagon REA: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
  • Laurium, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Ontonagon REA: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
  • South Range, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 20.00%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 20.00%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 20.00%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 20.00%
    • Eligo Energy: 20.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Houghton County, Michigan?

By total revenue, Upper Peninsula Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Houghton County, Michigan.

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Houghton County, Michigan.

What electricity companies offer service in Houghton County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Upper Peninsula Power Company6,704
2Ontonagon REA1,355
3Upper Michigan Energy Resources1,111
4Strategic Energy LLC23

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-20