Iron County, Michigan Electric Profile

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The largest electricity provider in Iron County by number of customers is DTE Energy.

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Iron County had a 33.86% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

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Iron County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 14.79 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

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Iron County emitted 0 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes it the 82nd worst polluting county in Michigan.

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Iron County is the 82nd worst polluting county in the state based on pollution per capita. The county emits 0 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

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Iron County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 32.10% above the US average rate, at 17.77 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    108,150 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    163,675 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    163,675 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    14.79 MWh

Iron River, MI Electric Overview

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Iron River has an average residential electricity rate of 17.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.33% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $98.33. This is 12.80% lower than the Michigan average bill of $112.76. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is DTE Energy.

Iron River 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 13,499,601.69 kilograms, the city ranks 238th 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 27,892.56 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Iron River

Iron River 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.
571st17.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Iron River
123rd$98.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Iron River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Iron River, Michigan

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Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.7379.77No DataIcon representing missing value.8,1081,275,000
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
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

Crystal Falls, MI Electric Overview

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Crystal Falls has an average residential electricity rate of 17.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.32% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. With annual production of 7,829 megawatt hours, the city is the 49th largest generator of electricity in Michigan. The city ranks 9th in the state out of 692 cities for total hydroelectric production. They produce 7,829 megawatt hours from hydroelectric dams.

Crystal Falls has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated from Conventional Hydroelectric. The city’s electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 4,327,665.39 kilograms, which is 439th highest in Michigan out of 692 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 2,521.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the city as the 676th highest polluting city in the state. Crystal Falls is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 24th most in Michigan and 20th most when counting plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls 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$137.31/mo.$75.53/mo.
570th17.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crystal Falls
122nd$98.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crystal Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crystal Falls, Michigan

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Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.7379.777,8298,1081,275,000
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
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

Caspian, MI Electric Overview

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Caspian's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.66 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the Michigan and the United States average rates of 17.12 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. DTE Energy has 135 residential customers, more than all other vendors who operate in the city. The Michigan average monthly residential electric bill is $112.76, while the Caspian average is 12.80% less at $98.33 per month. This is the 123rd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Michigan.

The electricity sold in Caspian 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 2,256,240.37 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Caspian

Caspian 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.
571st17.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Caspian
123rd$98.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Caspian Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Caspian, Michigan

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Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.7379.77No DataIcon representing missing value.8,1081,275,000
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
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 Iron County, Michigan

Power Plants in Iron County, Michigan

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Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 79,133No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Michigamme FallsWE Energies (100.00%)
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 54,955No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 11,568No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Iron County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 10,190No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Crystal Falls MI Conventional Hydroelectric 7,829No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Iron County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 5 electricity plants in Iron County, which is the 15th highest number of plants in a county in Michigan and translates to the 2nd highest rate of power plants per resident in the state. Coming in as the 82nd worst out of 83 counties in Michigan, the county releases 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2960th highest county in the nation for CO2 pollution per capita. Iron County's primary fuel type is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source.

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Iron County, Michigan Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Iron County providing electricity. Of those 5, 80.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Michigan has nonexistent state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Iron County that report energy loss, including DTE Energy, Upper Peninsula Power Company, and Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.40% of electricity produced. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Iron County ranks 1534th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Iron County:

  • Alpha, Michigan:
    • WE Energies: 25.00%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 25.00%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 25.00%
    • Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility: 25.00%
  • Caspian, Michigan:
    • WE Energies: 20.00%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 20.00%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 20.00%
    • DTE Energy: 20.00%
    • Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Crystal Falls, Michigan:
    • WE Energies: 20.05%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 20.05%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 20.05%
    • DTE Energy: 19.80%
    • Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility: 20.05%
  • Gaastra, Michigan:
    • WE Energies: 20.00%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 20.00%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 20.00%
    • DTE Energy: 20.00%
    • Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Iron River, Michigan:
    • WE Energies: 20.00%
    • Upper Peninsula Power Company: 20.00%
    • Upper Michigan Energy Resources: 20.00%
    • DTE Energy: 20.00%
    • Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility: 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 supplier in Iron County, Michigan?

The largest electricity provider in Iron County, Michigan by total revenue is DTE Energy.

How many power plants are in Iron County, Michigan?

There are 5 active electricity plants in Iron County, Michigan

Which electricity companies offer service in Iron County, Michigan?

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1DTE Energy88,690
2Upper Peninsula Power Company5,300
3Upper Michigan Energy Resources3,817
4Crystal Falls, Michigan Electric Utility1,602

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

There are 5 electricity providers operating in Iron County, Michigan.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16