Iron County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Iron County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Iron County is the 75th worst polluting county in Michigan when considering emissions per capita.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Iron County's average rate is 28.68% above that at 18.61 cents per kilowatt hour.

Iron County is 927th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 89,677 megawatt hours generated from renewable sources.

With 11,631 citizens living within the county and 89,677 megawatt hours produced a year, Iron County has a per capita production rate of 7.71 megawatt hours. This is the 26 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

With total generation of 89,677 megawatt hours, Iron County is ranked 1339th largest generator of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation for total generation.

Iron County has had a 45.21% decline throughout the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    116,343 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    89,677 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    89,677 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.71 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    13,168,425 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,132.18 kg

Iron River, MI Electricity Overview

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Iron River's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 20.01 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above both the Michigan and nationwide average prices of 17.64 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Upper Michigan Energy Resources sells an estimated 3,312.51 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $106.07 per month, while the US average is $129.86.

On average, Iron River citizens emit 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 95th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 14,853,807.29 kilograms, which is the 240th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Iron River has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Iron River

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.167/kWh$138.66/mo.$72.42/mo.
701st20.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Iron River
106th$106.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Iron River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Iron River, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED17.23104.84241,04341,525,458
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

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Crystal Falls, MI Electricity Overview

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Crystal Falls' citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is less than the Michigan average price of 17.64 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Power plants in the city have allowed a 24.14% drop in the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable fuels. The city has a ranking of 9th out of 746 cities in Michigan for renewable electricity generation per capita, with 3.72 megawatt hours being produced per resident in the city.

On average, Crystal Falls citizens emit 3,104.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 739th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,960,817.7 kilograms, which is the 425th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. When it comes to electricity generation, Crystal Falls' top fuel source is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 5,939 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.197/kWh$0.124/kWh$130.84/mo.$64.75/mo.
222nd16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crystal Falls
35th$92.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crystal Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crystal Falls, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.7379.775,9398,1081,275,000
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED17.23104.84241,04341,525,458

Caspian, MI Electricity Overview

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Caspian's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 20.01 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above both the Michigan and nationwide average prices of 17.64 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Caspian has the 476th largest population in the state, with 805 residents residing within the city's borders. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $106.07. This is 18.31% less than the US average of $129.86.

On average, Caspian citizens emit 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 95th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 3,976,493.14 kilograms, which is the 472nd highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Caspian has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Caspian

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.167/kWh$138.66/mo.$72.42/mo.
701st20.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Caspian
106th$106.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Caspian Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Caspian, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED17.23104.84241,04341,525,458
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

Electricity Production in Iron County, Michigan

Power Plants in Iron County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 46,088
Michigamme FallsWE Energies (100.00%)
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 26,199
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 6,593
Crystal Falls MI Conventional Hydroelectric 5,939
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 4,858

Iron County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Iron County citizens emit 1,132.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 75th highest polluting county out of 83 counties in the state and 2732nd out of 3221 counties nationally. Total emissions in the county are 13,168,425.3 kilograms, which is the 75th highest total amount of pollution for any county in the state. There are 5 power producing plants in the county, which is the 11th most power plants in a county in the state. Iron County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel type.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Iron County, Michigan Net Metering

Of the 6 electricity suppliers in Iron County, 66.67% of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in Michigan have bad net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Iron County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.48% of their energy lost per year. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Iron County a rank of 1434th best in the United States out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Iron County:

  • Alpha, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 20.00%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 20.00%
    • Eligo Energy: 20.00%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 20.00%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 20.00%
  • Caspian, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
  • Crystal Falls, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 16.67%
  • Gaastra, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 16.67%
  • Iron River, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 16.67%
    • Eligo Energy: 16.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 16.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 16.67%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 16.67%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 16.67%

* 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 Iron County, Michigan?

The largest electricity supplier in Iron County, Michigan by total revenue is Upper Michigan Energy Resources.

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

Iron County, Michigan is home to 6 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

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

Iron County, Michigan has 5 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Iron County, Michigan?

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-20