Kent County, MI: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Kent County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kent County, Michigan Electricity Overview

There was a 15.53% decline in CO2 emissions per capita over the past year in Kent County.

As the 19th highest county in Michigan for non-renewable production per capita, Kent County generates 0.08 megawatt hours per person per year.

Kent County generates 113.17 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 526th out of 3230 counties in the United States for natural gas generation.

Over 44.95% of Kent County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel sources, putting Kent County at 13th in Michigan for renewable electricity production.

Kent County is the 11th highest polluting county in the state when considering emissions per capita.

Kent County released 2,764,548,996.58 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the 102nd highest polluting county in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,419,049 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    95,080 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    42,735 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    52,345 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,764,548,997 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,194.54 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

18.5¢ per kWh

  • 1.32% higher than last month
  • 3.01% higher than March last year
  • 1.03% lower than the Michigan average
  • 10.67% higher than the US average
  • 484th in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since March last year
  • 25,954th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 359 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 239 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

18.71¢ per kWh

  • 0.24% higher than last month
  • 1.64% higher than March last year
  • 0.69% lower than the Michigan average
  • 16.41% higher than the US average
  • 492nd in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since March last year
  • 25,927th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 122 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 815 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$106.42 per month

  • 1.5% higher than last month
  • 1.75% lower than March last year
  • 0.24% higher than the Michigan average
  • 11.73% lower than the US average
  • 445th in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since March last year
  • 10,077th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,615 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,538 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$115.4 per month

  • 0.14% lower than last month
  • 2.5% lower than March last year
  • 1.96% higher than the Michigan average
  • 15.06% lower than the US average
  • 450th in the state out of 745 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 136 since March last year
  • 7,879th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 145 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,358 since March last year

Grand Rapids, MI Electricity Overview

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Grand Rapids' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 16.41% above the average US rate of 16.07 cents. Electricity production plants in the city generate, on average, 0.27 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable fuel types. This means they are 12th out of 746 cities in the state. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Consumers Energy.

Grand Rapids has about 54.93% of its electricity generated by Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Combined with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (44.95%) and Natural Gas (0.12%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the generation. Approximately 4,703.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 5th worst polluter in Michigan out of 746 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 926,073,567.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Grand Rapids is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
492nd18.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grand Rapids
450th$115.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grand Rapids Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grand Rapids, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.75115.498312,213,462.792,290,252,195
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Grand Rapids, Michigan include: 49508, 49504, 49507, 49503, 49548, 49546, 49506, 49505, 49525, 49509, 49534 and 2 other zip code(s).

Wyoming, MI Electricity Overview

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Wyoming's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 16.41% above the average US rate of 16.07 cents. With an estimated 1,555 residential customers, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Wyoming's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 305,219,881.64 kilograms, which is 13th largest amount in the state out of 746 cities. More importantly, the city averages 3,977.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 46th highest in Michigan in this category. The city has zero electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wyoming

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
492nd18.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wyoming
450th$115.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wyoming Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wyoming, 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
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Wyoming, Michigan include: 49508, 49507, 49503, 49548, 49418, 49509, 49519, 49315

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Kentwood, MI Electricity Overview

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Kentwood's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 16.41% above the average US rate of 16.07 cents. With an estimated 1,306 residential customers, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Kentwood's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 214,342,083.96 kilograms, which is 23rd largest amount in the state out of 746 cities. More importantly, the city averages 3,977.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 346th highest in Michigan in this category. The city has zero electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kentwood

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
492nd18.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kentwood
450th$115.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kentwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kentwood, 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
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Kentwood, Michigan include: 49508, 49548, 49546, 49512

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Electricity Production in Kent County, Michigan

Power Plants in Kent County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kent County Waste to Energy FacilityKent County (100.00%)
Grand Rapids MI Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 95,080181,653,872.321,910.54

Kent County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kent County has about 54.93% of its electricity generated by Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Combined with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (44.95%) and Natural Gas (0.12%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the generation. Approximately 4,194.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are emitted in the county from electricity use, ranking them as the 11th worst polluter in Michigan out of 83 counties. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 2,764,548,996.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Kent County has one electricity generation plant.

NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
54.93%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
44.95%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.12%

Kent County, Michigan Net Metering

Of the 6 electric providers in Kent County, 66.67% of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Michigan has bad state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Kent County has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 5.00%. The US average is 2.87%, meaning Kent County ranks 1820th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kent County:

  • Cedar Springs, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • East Grand Rapids, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Grandville, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Kent City, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Kentwood, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Lowell, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
    • Lowell Light and Power: 50.00%
  • Rockford, Michigan:
    • Great Lakes Energy: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Sand Lake, Michigan:
    • Great Lakes Energy: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Sparta, Michigan:
    • Great Lakes Energy: 50.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 50.00%
  • Walker, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%
  • Wyoming, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Kent County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy54,449
2Great Lakes Energy6,416
3Lowell Light and Power3,055
4Homeworks Tri-County395
5Strategic Energy LLC17

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Kent County, Michigan?

By total megawatt hours sold, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity provider in Kent County, Michigan.

How many power plants are within Kent County, Michigan?

Kent County, Michigan has one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Kent County, Michigan has 6 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-14