Kalamazoo County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

Power Bill Over $80?

Get Solar for as low as $79/mo - $0 down + flexible financing

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Consumers Energy is the largest provider in Kalamazoo County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

At $136.58, the Kalamazoo County average monthly residential electric bill is 16.07% higher than the Michigan average bill.

Kalamazoo County citizens deal with outages averaging 274.3 minutes per interruption, with roughly 2.05 outages a year.

Kalamazoo County saw a 3.20% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the past 12 months.

Kalamazoo County is the 48 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 83 counties in Michigan, with a population of 261,670 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 99,213.

Kalamazoo County comes in as the 275th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3221 counties in the country, releasing 1,284,967,356.53 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,617,433 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    99,213 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,447 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    97,766 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,284,967,357 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,910.64 kg

Kalamazoo, MI Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Kalamazoo's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 16.23 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 8.04% lower than Michigan's average price of 17.64 cents, resulting in the city ranking 154th out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity price. With 2.44% of its electricity production coming from renewable fuels, the city ranks 26th in the state out of 746 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types. Kalamazoo produces 8.07% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from nearby municipalities or rural area power plants.

As the 16th worst ranked city out of 746 cities in the state, Kalamazoo emits 349,705,604.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 720th worst in Michigan for emissions per citizen. Around 97.56% of electricity in Kalamazoo comes from generation using Natural Gas. There are 2 power producing plants in Kalamazoo, which is the 5th highest number of power plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo 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.
154th16.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kalamazoo
676th$132.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kalamazoo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kalamazoo, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.411,44713,252,8762,394,986,674
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED15.45101.43912,968141,074,800
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24370,96954,529,700
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Kalamazoo, Michigan include: 49009, 49024, 49006, 49048, 49001, 49002, 49004, 49008, 49007, 49074

Go Solar for as low as $79/mo

Portage, MI Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Portage's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 16.38 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 7.16% lower than Michigan's average price of 17.64 cents, resulting in the city ranking 193rd out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity price. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Portage average is 7.32% higher at $139.37 per month. Selling an estimated 38,008.8 megawatt hours per year, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

As the 25th worst ranked city out of 746 cities in the state, Portage emits 241,508,976.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 95th worst in Michigan for emissions per capita. Electricity companies who provide service in Portage have to rely on electricity produced in neighboring communities and rural areas, since no electricity production occurs in the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portage

Portage 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.
193rd16.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portage
708th$139.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portage, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24370,96954,529,700
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Portage, Michigan include: 49024, 49002, 49087

Westwood CDP, MI Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Westwood CDP's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 16.39 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 7.13% lower than Michigan's average price of 17.64 cents, resulting in the city ranking 194th out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity price. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Westwood CDP average is 7.29% higher at $139.32 per month. Selling an estimated 3,094.43 megawatt hours per year, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

As the 106th worst ranked city out of 746 cities in the state, Westwood CDP emits 47,525,267.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 95th worst in Michigan for emissions per capita. Electricity companies who provide service in Westwood CDP have to rely on electricity produced in neighboring communities and rural areas, since no electricity production occurs in the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westwood CDP

Westwood CDP 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.
194th16.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westwood CDP
692nd$139.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westwood CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westwood CDP, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24370,96954,529,700
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Electricity Production in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Power Plants in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Western Michigan University Power PlantWestern Michigan University (100.00%)
Kalamazoo MI Natural Gas 57,97815,496,597.48267.28
Kalamazoo River Generating StationCMS Energy (100.00%)
Kalamazoo County MI Natural Gas 39,87025,883,145.54649.19
Western Michigan Solar GardensConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Kalamazoo MI Solar 1,447
Kalamazoo County MI Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -82

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 275th worst ranked county in the country, Kalamazoo County emits 1,284,967,356.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use a year. The county averages 4,910.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 42nd worst in the state in this category. There are 4 power producing plants in the county, which is the 568th highest number of power plants in a county in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.62%
SOLAR
Solar
1.46%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.08%

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Net Metering

Of the 5 electricity suppliers in Kalamazoo County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has poor net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Kalamazoo County is 4.88%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Consumers Energy, Midwest Energy & Communications, and Great Lakes Energy. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Kalamazoo County is ranked as the 1738th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kalamazoo County:

  • Augusta, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.21%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.21%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.21%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.21%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.21%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.21%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 11.21%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.21%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 10.29%
  • Climax, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
  • Galesburg, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan:
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.89%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.89%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 11.89%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.89%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.89%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 4.90%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.89%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.89%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.89%
  • Parchment, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 11.67%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.67%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.67%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.67%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.67%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 11.67%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.67%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 6.62%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.67%
  • Portage, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.49%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.49%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.49%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 12.55%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.49%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.49%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.49%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.49%
  • Richland, Michigan:
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.11%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.11%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.11%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.11%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 11.11%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.11%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.11%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 11.11%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.11%
  • Schoolcraft, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%
  • Vicksburg, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 100.00%

* 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 Kalamazoo County, Michigan?

The largest electricity supplier in Kalamazoo County, Michigan by megawatt hours sold is Consumers Energy.

How many power plants are in Kalamazoo County, Michigan?

There are 4 power plants in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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

Kalamazoo County, Michigan has 5 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Kalamazoo County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy30,400
2Midwest Energy & Communications4,959
3Great Lakes Energy2,312
4Strategic Energy LLC11

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-18