Monroe County, Michigan Electric Profile

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As the 2nd highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, Monroe County produces 157.74 megawatt hours per person each year.

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Monroe County ranks 817th in the nation out of 3220 counties in megawatt hours generated using solar power.

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Monroe County is home to over 150,500 citizens and generates 405 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Monroe County 12th out of 83 counties in Michigan for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

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Monroe County ranks 2nd in the state out of 83 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuels, with 23,740,096.94 of the county’s 23,740,501.94 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.

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Citizens in Monroe County deal with an average of 2.05 outages lasting 274.3 minutes per year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

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While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Monroe County’s average rate is 20.93% higher at 16.27 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,470,859 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    23,740,502 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    405 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    23,740,097 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    157.74 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    909,409,674 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,042.59 kg

Monroe, MI Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Monroe is approximately 16.35 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is below the Michigan average rate of 17.12 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the United States average of 13.45 cents. The city ranks 2nd out of 692 cities in Michigan for electricity produced per resident from natural gas use. Monroe produces 7313.41% more electricity than is consumed in the city, which means the surplus megawatt hours can be exported.

Approximately 197,991,739.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted each year in Monroe from electricity consumption. This total also equates to a ranking of 7th highest in Michigan for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to one power plant, which is 24th most in Michigan and 61st most when considering plants per citizen Monroe's power plants most often use Coal, which accounts for 95.29% (or 13,653,022.65 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city. Adding Coal totals to Petroleum Coke (4.58%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.13%), these three fuel types make up 100.00% electricity production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Monroe

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.180/kWh$0.150/kWh$183.67/mo.$75.14/mo.
354th16.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Monroe
660th$134.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Monroe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Monroe, Michigan

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Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.5514,327,454.9416,054,3292,864,507,644
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24No DataIcon representing missing value.370,96954,529,700

Lambertville CDP, MI Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Lambertville CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 15.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.45% lower than the average state rate of 17.12 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $135.33 per month. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Consumers Energy.

Lambertville CDP emits 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 546th worst polluting city out of 692 cities in the state. With total emissions of 45,049,126.31 kilograms, the city ranks 107th worst in Michigan for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 93,079.46 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lambertville CDP

Lambertville CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.151/kWh$156.80/mo.$81.93/mo.
204th15.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lambertville CDP
661st$135.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lambertville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lambertville CDP, Michigan

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Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24No DataIcon representing missing value.370,96954,529,700

Temperance CDP, MI Electric Overview

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Temperance CDP has an average residential electricity price of 15.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.45% lower than the average Michigan price of 17.12 cents and 17.81% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers Energy sells 4,772.42 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other supplier. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $135.33 per month, while the Michigan average is $112.76. Consumers in Temperance CDP pay 20.02% more compared to other citizens of the state.

Temperance CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 38,791,252.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Temperance CDP

Temperance CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.151/kWh$156.80/mo.$81.93/mo.
204th15.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Temperance CDP
661st$135.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Temperance CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Temperance CDP, Michigan

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Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
Midwest Energy & CommunicationsBUNDLED14.70157.24No DataIcon representing missing value.370,96954,529,700

Energy Production in Monroe County, Michigan

Power Plants in Monroe County, Michigan

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Monroe MI Coal 14,327,454.9414,677,941,529.271,024.46No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Monroe County MI Nuclear 9,412,642450,720.970.05YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Temperance Solar, LLCGeronimo Energy (100.00%)
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Monroe County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Monroe County has roughly 57.51% of its electricity generated from Coal. Nuclear (39.65%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Petroleum Coke (2.76%). The county is the 373rd worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 909,409,674.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,042.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 11th highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. Monroe County is home to 3 power producing plants, which is the 26th most plants within a county in Michigan and the 58th highest rate of plants per citizen out of the state's 3220 counties.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
57.51%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
39.65%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
2.76%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%
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Solar
0.00%

Monroe County, Michigan Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Monroe County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Michigan is known for poor net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Monroe County that report energy loss, including DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, and Midwest Energy & Communications. Together, these 3 electricity companies average a yearly energy loss of 4.76% of electricity generated. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Monroe County a rank of 58th best in Michigan out of 83 counties.

Power Companies in Monroe County, Michigan

Providers In Each City in Monroe County:

  • Carleton, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • DTE Energy: 50.00%
  • Dundee, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • DTE Energy: 50.00%
  • Estral Beach, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • DTE Energy: 50.00%
  • Luna Pier, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 41.66%
    • DTE Energy: 16.68%
    • Consumers Energy: 41.66%
  • Maybee, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • DTE Energy: 50.00%
  • Monroe, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 44.19%
    • DTE Energy: 44.19%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.61%
  • Petersburg, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 50.00%
    • DTE Energy: 50.00%
  • South Rockwood, Michigan:
    • Midwest Energy & Communications: 49.88%
    • DTE Energy: 50.12%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, DTE Energy is the largest electricity company in Monroe County, Michigan.

How many power plants are within Monroe County, Michigan?

Monroe County, Michigan has 3 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Monroe County, Michigan.

What electricity companies offer service in Monroe County, Michigan?

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1DTE Energy40,207
2Consumers Energy12,360
3Midwest Energy & Communications4,656

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16