Marquette County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marquette County, Michigan Electricity Overview

The use of natural gas in Marquette County yields a total of 687,791.39 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 306th in the country out of 3221 counties.

Marquette County is the 30th largest county in the state.

Marquette County is ranked as the 30th largest consuming county out of 83 counties in the state with over 600,000 megawatt hours being used by residents living there.

Marquette County generates 47,430 megawatt hours from hydroelectric facilities in the previous 12 months, which gives them a rank of 330th highest out of 3221 counties in the nation for total hydroelectric generation.

In Marquette County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has declined by 53.65% within the last 12 months.

Marquette County generates 10.47 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 419th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    660,355 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    738,827 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    47,430 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    691,397 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    284,484,408 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,309.26 kg

Marquette, MI Electricity Overview

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Marquette's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 18.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.31% more than the state's average price of 17.64 cents. This means the city is 692nd out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity rate. Marquette produces 83.18% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants. The city is the 16th highest generating city in Michigan out of 746 cities, averaging 8.32 megawatt hours produced per capita a year.

Marquette has around 93.20% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Conventional Hydroelectric (4.70%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (2.10%). Around 4,590.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the city from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 724th worst polluter in the state out of 746 cities. Total emissions in the city are 94,692,322.69 kilograms, which is the 64th highest total amount of pollution for any city in Michigan. Marquette has 3 power plants, which is the 2nd highest for a city in Michigan.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marquette

Marquette residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
692nd18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marquette
40th$93.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marquette Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marquette, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.7352,29410,634,300
Marquette Board of Light and PowerBUNDLED15.5086.05171,637100,58915,589,500
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

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Ishpeming, MI Electricity Overview

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Ishpeming's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 22.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.22% more than the state's average price of 17.64 cents. This means the city is 714th out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Upper Peninsula Power Company. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $107.31. This is 8.81% less than the Michigan average of $117.67.

Electricity consumption in Ishpeming results in the release of 30,330,022.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 152nd highest in Michigan out of 746 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 21st worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Ishpeming must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ishpeming

Ishpeming residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
714th22.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ishpeming
111th$107.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ishpeming Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ishpeming, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

Negaunee, MI Electricity Overview

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Negaunee's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 19.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.13% more than the state's average price of 17.64 cents. This means the city is 698th out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Negaunee, Michigan Electric Utility. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $94.6. This is 19.61% less than the Michigan average of $117.67.

Electricity consumption in Negaunee results in the release of 22,856,191.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 186th highest in Michigan out of 746 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 95th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Negaunee must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Negaunee

Negaunee residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh$150.95/mo.$60.96/mo.
698th19.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Negaunee
43rd$94.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Negaunee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Negaunee, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Negaunee, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.7781.8811,4621,922,000
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.80107.31266,72860,814,326

Electricity Production in Marquette County, Michigan

Power Plants in Marquette County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
F.D. Kuester Generating StationWEC Energy Group (100.00%)
Marquette County MI Natural Gas 527,826240,739,693.32456.1
Marquette MI Natural Gas 163,56077,446,796.9473.51
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 25,347
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 9,162
Marquette MI Conventional Hydroelectric 8,066
Cataract (MI)Renewable World Energies LLC (100.00%)
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 4,855
Marquette MI Distillate Fuel Oil 11104,086.619,462.42

Marquette County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Marquette County has around 93.09% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Conventional Hydroelectric (6.42%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.49%). Around 4,309.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 1909th worst in the country. Total emissions in the county are 284,484,408.11 kilograms, which is the 966th worst total amount of emissions for a county in the United States. There are 7 electricity generation plants in Marquette County, which is the 5th most power plants in a county in Michigan.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
93.09%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
6.42%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.49%

Marquette County, Michigan Net Metering

There are 7 companies in Marquette County providing electricity. Of those 7, 5 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Michigan has nonexistent state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Marquette County is 5.88%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Marquette Board of Light and Power, Upper Peninsula Power Company, and Negaunee, Michigan Electric Utility. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 2443rd best in the United States and a state rank of 77th best out of 3221 and 83 counties, respectively.

FAQ

How many power plants are within Marquette County, Michigan?

Marquette County, Michigan is home to 7 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Marquette County, Michigan?

The largest electricity supplier in Marquette County, Michigan by total customer count is Marquette Board of Light and Power.

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Marquette County, Michigan.

What electricity companies offer service in Marquette County, Michigan?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-20