Marquette County, Michigan Electric Profile

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Marquette County, Michigan Overview

Marquette County generates 662,728.12 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 329th in the country out of 3221 counties for total natural gas production.

With total generation of 767,394 megawatt hours, Marquette County is the 17th largest producer of electricity in Michigan out of 83 counties.

While most counties attempt to inhibit non-renewable fuel types, Marquette County's usage of non-renewable fuel sources in their power plants has increased by 10.67% over the course of the last 12 months.

Marquette County is ranked 23rd in Michigan out of 83 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 1.55 megawatt hours per person a year.

Marquette County is the 14th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 10.07 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

Marquette County has a population of 66,017 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    651,197  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.86  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    767,394  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    102,322  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    665,072  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.62  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    253,199,887  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,835.37  kg

Marquette, MI Electric Overview

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Marquette's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 18.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.04% more than the state's average price of 17.53 cents. This means the city is 695th out of 746 cities in Michigan for best average electricity rate. Marquette produces 83.21% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from neighboring municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants. The city has increased the amount of electricity produced by hydroelectric power sources by around 21.29% during the course of the previous year.

Marquette has around 85.58% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Conventional Hydroelectric (13.04%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (1.38%). Around 4,159.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the city from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 730th worst polluter in the state out of 746 cities. Total emissions in the city are 85,811,716.72 kilograms, which is the 66th 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marquette

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh $121.50/mo.$75.12/mo.
695th 18.42¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marquette
43rd $92.94 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marquette Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marquette, Michigan

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association BUNDLED 20.34 91.73 52,294 10,634,300
Marquette Board of Light and Power BUNDLED 15.50 86.05 169,312 100,589 15,589,500
Upper Peninsula Power Company BUNDLED 22.24 105.63 268,181 59,652,668

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Ishpeming, MI Electric Overview

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Ishpeming's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 22.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.88% more than the state's average price of 17.53 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 $105.63. This is 9.78% less than the Michigan average of $117.08.

Electricity consumption in Ishpeming results in the release of 29,114,758.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 152nd highest in Michigan out of 746 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 179th 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ishpeming

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh $121.50/mo.$75.12/mo.
714th 22.24¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ishpeming
111th $105.63 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ishpeming Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ishpeming, Michigan

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Upper Peninsula Power Company BUNDLED 22.24 105.63 268,181 59,652,668

Negaunee, MI Electric Overview

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Negaunee's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 19.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.26% more than the state's average price of 17.53 cents. This means the city is 704th 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 $93.76. This is 19.92% less than the Michigan average of $117.08.

Electricity consumption in Negaunee results in the release of 21,940,388.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 186th highest in Michigan out of 746 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 179th 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Negaunee

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.253/kWh$0.201/kWh $121.50/mo.$75.12/mo.
704th 19.51¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Negaunee
45th $93.76 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Negaunee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Negaunee, Michigan

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Negaunee, Michigan Electric Utility BUNDLED 16.77 81.88 11,462 1,922,000
Upper Peninsula Power Company BUNDLED 22.24 105.63 268,181 59,652,668

Energy Production in Marquette County, Michigan

Power Plants in Marquette County, Michigan

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
F.D. Kuester Generating StationWEC Energy Group (100.00%)
Marquette County MI Natural Gas 517,839 228,996,241.88 442.22
Marquette MI Natural Gas 147,262 69,214,429.22 470.01
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 53,065
Marquette MI Conventional Hydroelectric 22,079
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 19,087
Cataract (MI)Renewable World Energies LLC (100.00%)
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 8,091
Marquette MI Distillate Fuel Oil -29 169,279.65 -5,837.23

Marquette County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Marquette County has around 86.36% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Conventional Hydroelectric (13.33%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.31%). Around 3,835.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 2093rd worst in the country. Total emissions in the county are 253,199,887.35 kilograms, which is the 1044th worst total amount of emissions for a county in the United States. There are 7 electricity generation plants in Marquette County, which is the 6th most power plants in a county in Michigan.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
86.36%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
13.33%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.31%

Marquette County, Michigan Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Marquette County providing electricity. Of those 5, 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 2516th 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 5 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Marquette County, Michigan.

What electricity companies offer service in Marquette County, Michigan?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-01