Marquette County, Michigan Electric Profile

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Over the previous 12 months, Marquette County had a 1.30% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

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Marquette County has experienced a 10.67% rise in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation within the previous year.

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Marquette County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 37.99% above the nationwide average, at 18.56 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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Marquette County is 25th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 102,322 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

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On average, Marquette County residents are responsible for 3,800.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making it the 2103rd highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.

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Marquette County uses only 84.94% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 15.06%.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    651,859 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 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

    11.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    253,457,437 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,800.02 kg

Marquette, MI Electric Overview

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Marquette has an average residential electricity rate of 18.05 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.45% higher than the state's average rate of 17.12 cents, resulting in the city ranking 659th out of 692 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Generation from renewable fuel sources totals 1.06 megawatt hours produced per resident in the city. Electricity production facilities in the city have accomplished a 21.29% increase the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable fuels.

Electricity consumption in Marquette has byproducts of 85,928,511.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 66th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 670th worst in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. About 85.58% of electricity in Marquette comes from production using Natural Gas. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Conventional Hydroelectric at 13.04% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 1.38% of generation. Marquette has the 5th most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 3 total power plants. This is also the 43rd most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marquette

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.217/kWh$0.167/kWh$115.44/mo.$72.43/mo.
659th18.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marquette
57th$91.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marquette Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marquette, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
Marquette Board of Light and PowerBUNDLED15.5086.05167,653100,58915,589,500
Negaunee, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.7781.88No DataIcon representing missing value.11,4621,922,000
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Ishpeming, MI Electric Overview

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Ishpeming's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 18.55 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 17.12 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $92.4. This is 18.05% less than the state average of $112.76. Upper Michigan Energy Resources sells 1,820.79 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

On average, Ishpeming residents emit 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 43rd highest polluting city out of 692 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 30,575,131.51 kilograms, the city ranks 142nd worst in Michigan for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ishpeming

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.217/kWh$0.167/kWh$115.45/mo.$72.42/mo.
665th18.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ishpeming
64th$92.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ishpeming Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ishpeming, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
Negaunee, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.7781.88No DataIcon representing missing value.11,4621,922,000
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Negaunee, MI Electric Overview

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Negaunee's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 18.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.33% more than the average state rate of 17.12 cents and 37.90% more than the US average of 13.45. Upper Michigan Energy Resources sells 2,792.65 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Michigan average monthly residential power bill is $112.76, while the Negaunee average is 18.05% lower at $92.4 per month. This ranks the city 64th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 43rd highest polluter in Michigan out of 692 cities. A total of 21,507,599.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 183rd worst in Michigan for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Negaunee must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Negaunee

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.217/kWh$0.167/kWh$115.45/mo.$72.42/mo.
665th18.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Negaunee
64th$92.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Negaunee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Negaunee, Michigan

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Alger Delta Cooperative Electric AssociationBUNDLED20.3491.73No DataIcon representing missing value.52,29410,634,300
Negaunee, Michigan Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.7781.88No DataIcon representing missing value.11,4621,922,000
Upper Michigan Energy ResourcesBUNDLED15.0691.47No DataIcon representing missing value.239,83336,111,450
Upper Peninsula Power CompanyBUNDLED22.03104.53No DataIcon representing missing value.267,28958,888,250

Energy Production in Marquette County, Michigan

Power Plants in Marquette County, Michigan

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F.D. Kuester Generating StationWEC Energy Group (100.00%)
Marquette County MI Natural Gas 517,839228,996,241.88442.22No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marquette MI Natural Gas 147,26269,214,429.22470.01No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 53,065No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marquette MI Conventional Hydroelectric 22,079No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 19,087No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cataract (MI)Renewable World Energies LLC (100.00%)
Marquette County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 8,091No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marquette MI Distillate Fuel Oil -29169,279.66-5,837.23No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Marquette County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Marquette County has around 86.36% of its electricity produced by Natural Gas. Combined with Conventional Hydroelectric (13.33%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.31%), these three fuel types account for 767,394 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) electricity production in the county. Releasing 253,457,437.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county ranks 30th highest out of 83 counties in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. This total equates to 3,800.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the county ranks 2103rd worst in the US for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Marquette County isp home to 7 electricity plants, which is 343rd most in the country and 778th highest when counting plants per citizen.

NATURAL GAS
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86.36%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
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13.33%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.31%

Marquette County, Michigan Net Metering

Approximately 83.33% of the electric providers in Marquette County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Michigan have bad net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Marquette County that report energy loss, including DTE Energy, Upper Peninsula Power Company, and Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association. Combined, these 4 companies average an annual energy loss of 6.15% of electricity produced. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 2604th best in the US and a state rank of 82nd best out of 3220 and 83 counties, respectively.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Marquette County, Michigan?

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1DTE Energy33,111
2Upper Peninsula Power Company8,215
3Upper Michigan Energy Resources6,670
4Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association2,726
5Negaunee, Michigan Electric Utility2,248

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

The largest electricity supplier in Marquette County, Michigan by total revenue is DTE Energy.

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

Marquette County, Michigan has 6 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

How many power plants are located in Marquette County, Michigan?

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

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16