Kalamazoo County, MI: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Kalamazoo County, Michigan Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Kalamazoo County is Consumers Energy.

Kalamazoo County is the 280th most populated county in the US, with 261,173 citizens .

Releasing 1,038,283,520.22 kilograms of CO2 gases, Kalamazoo County has the 328th worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the country and 9th highest in the state.

Kalamazoo County is the 1214th highest generator of electricity of all 3230 counties in the US, producing 1,522 megawatt hours.

Kalamazoo County has seen an increase in electricity production from solar power of 4.39% year over year.

Averaging generation of 0.01 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Kalamazoo County is 29 out of 83 counties in the state in generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,543,659 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,522 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,522 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,038,283,520 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,975.46 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Kalamazoo

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Kalamazoo Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

18.72¢ per kWh

  • 0.96% higher than last month
  • 3.32% higher than March last year
  • 0.11% higher than the Michigan average
  • 11.95% higher than the US average
  • 498th in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since March last year
  • 26,013th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 196 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 64 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

18.87¢ per kWh

  • 0.27% higher than last month
  • 3.52% higher than March last year
  • 0.18% higher than the Michigan average
  • 17.43% higher than the US average
  • 498th in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 221 since March last year
  • 26,165th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 165 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 195 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$130.46 per month

  • 0.75% higher than last month
  • 2.4% lower than March last year
  • 22.88% higher than the Michigan average
  • 8.21% higher than the US average
  • 692nd in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since March last year
  • 21,543rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,305 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,621 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$140.18 per month

  • 0.19% lower than last month
  • 1.4% lower than March last year
  • 23.86% higher than the Michigan average
  • 3.17% higher than the US average
  • 691st in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 17,833rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 62 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2 since March last year

Kalamazoo, MI Electricity Overview

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Kalamazoo's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.87 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.18% above Michigan's average rate of 18.84 cents, resulting in the city ranking 498th best for average electricity price out of 746 cities in Michigan. The city generates 1,522 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total production, from sustainable fuel sources The city has a ranking of 10th in the state out of 746 cities for renewable energy production per capita, with 0.02 megawatt hours being produced per resident.

As the 16th worst ranked city out of 746 cities in the state, Kalamazoo emits 289,295,490.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 733rd worst in Michigan for emissions per citizen. Around 100.00% of electricity in Kalamazoo comes from generation using Solar. There is one power producing plant in Kalamazoo.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.144/kWh$191.81/mo.$90.29/mo.
498th18.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kalamazoo
691st$140.18Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.75115.41,52212,213,462.792,290,252,195
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED17.99108.31851,330.01153,190,868.75
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED19.43178.09317,420.1661,681,461.36
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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

Portage, MI Electricity Overview

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Portage's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 19.06 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.17% above Michigan's average rate of 18.84 cents, resulting in the city ranking 518th best for average electricity price out of 746 cities in Michigan. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Portage average is 6.45% higher at $146.82 per month. Consumers Energy has an estimated 2,162 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

As the 24th worst ranked city out of 746 cities in the state, Portage emits 193,987,462.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 3,977.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 46th 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 August and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.143/kWh$201.67/mo.$93.74/mo.
518th19.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portage
714th$146.82Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.75115.412,213,462.792,290,252,195
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED19.43178.09317,420.1661,681,461.36
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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

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Westwood CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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Westwood CDP's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 19.06 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.17% above Michigan's average rate of 18.84 cents, resulting in the city ranking 517th best for average electricity price out of 746 cities in Michigan. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Westwood CDP average is 6.39% higher at $146.75 per month. Consumers Energy has an estimated 176 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

As the 116th worst ranked city out of 746 cities in the state, Westwood CDP emits 35,482,358.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 3,977.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 657th 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 August and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.143/kWh$201.59/mo.$93.71/mo.
517th19.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westwood CDP
713th$146.75Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.75115.412,213,462.792,290,252,195
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED19.43178.09317,420.1661,681,461.36
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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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 Solar GardensConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Kalamazoo MI Solar 1,522

Kalamazoo County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kalamazoo County is the 9th worst ranked county in the state out of 83 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 1,038,283,520.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total also results in a ranking of 2101st highest in the nation for emissions per person. The county is home to one power producing plant. Kalamazoo County's power plants mainly use Solar, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county.

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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 5.02%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Consumers Energy, Midwest Energy & Communications, and Great Lakes Energy. With a United States average energy loss of 2.87%, Kalamazoo County is ranked as the 1835th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kalamazoo County:

  • Augusta, Michigan:
    • Great Lakes Energy: 31.45%
    • Consumers Energy: 34.27%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 34.27%
  • Climax, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Galesburg, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 41.46%
    • Consumers Energy: 41.46%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 17.08%
  • Parchment, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 38.96%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 22.09%
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 38.96%
  • Portage, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.12%
    • Consumers Energy: 49.88%
  • Richland, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 33.33%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 33.33%
    • Consumers Energy: 33.33%
  • 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 is one power plant 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 Energy30,629
2Midwest Energy & Communications4,971
3Great Lakes Energy2,350
4Strategic Energy LLC10

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-03-29