Kent County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kent County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Kent County has emissions of 5,135.16 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Michigan average of 4,939.74.

In Kent County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has declined by 5.78% during the past year.

Kent County produces 9,016 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the past 12 months, which gives them a rank of 19th out of 83 counties in the state for total hydroelectric production.

Kent County produces 0.08 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 901st highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.

Renewable electricity sources account for 58.54%, or 73,552.4 megawatt hours, of Kent County's total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 975th in the country for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel types.

Residents of Kent County pay approximately 10.70% less than the $129.86 nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,581,583 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    125,644 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    73,552 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    52,092 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,378,803,692 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,135.16 kg

Grand Rapids, MI Electricity Overview

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Grand Rapids' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 24.97% above the average US rate of 14.46 cents. Electricity production plants in the city generate, on average, 0.26 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable fuel types. This means they are 24th 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 54.63% of its electricity generated by Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Combined with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (44.69%) and Natural Gas (0.68%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the generation. Approximately 5,601.24 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 11th worst polluter in Michigan out of 746 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 1,114,181,825.29 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 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.
340th18.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grand Rapids
378th$121.41Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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

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Wyoming, MI Electricity Overview

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Wyoming's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 24.97% above the average US rate of 14.46 cents. With an estimated 1,543 residential customers, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Wyoming's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 377,895,281.63 kilograms, which is 14th largest amount in the state out of 746 cities. More importantly, the city averages 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 95th 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 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.
340th18.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wyoming
378th$121.41Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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

Kentwood, MI Electricity Overview

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Kentwood's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 24.97% above the average US rate of 14.46 cents. With an estimated 1,296 residential customers, Consumers Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Kentwood's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 268,247,805.57 kilograms, which is 23rd largest amount in the state out of 746 cities. More importantly, the city averages 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 95th 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 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.
340th18.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kentwood
378th$121.41Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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

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 94,104178,054,898.381,892.11
Bryon CenterEDL Inc (100.00%)
Kent County MI Landfill Gas 22,47712,536,269.06557.74
Cascade DamSTS Hydropower, LLC (100.00%)
Kent County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 5,565
Ada DamSTS Hydropower, LLC (100.00%)
Forest Hills CDP MI Conventional Hydroelectric 3,451
Lowell MI Natural Gas 4737,566.48799.29

Kent County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kent County has about 40.91% of its electricity generated by Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Combined with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (33.48%) and Landfill Gas (17.89%), the three fuel types make up 92.28% of the generation. Approximately 5,135.16 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are emitted in the county from electricity use, ranking them as the 13th worst polluter in Michigan out of 83 counties. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 3,378,803,691.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Kent County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 11th most in Michigan.

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
40.91%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
33.48%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
17.89%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
7.18%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.55%

Kent County, Michigan Net Metering

Of the 6 electric providers in Kent County, 50.00% 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 4.91%. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Kent County ranks 1763rd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Kent County:

  • Cedar Springs, Michigan:
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
  • East Grand Rapids, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan:
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
  • Grandville, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
  • Kent City, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
  • Kentwood, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Lowell, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Lowell Light and Power: 12.50%
  • Rockford, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
  • Sand Lake, Michigan:
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
  • Sparta, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
  • Walker, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
  • Wyoming, Michigan:
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 14.29%
    • Consumers Energy: 14.29%
    • Eligo Energy: 14.29%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 14.29%

* 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 Energy54,042
2Great Lakes Energy6,373
3Lowell Light and Power2,983
4Homeworks Tri-County392
5Strategic Energy LLC20

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 5 active electricity plants 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.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-18