Otsego County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Otsego County, Michigan Electricity Overview

The burning of natural gas in Otsego County yields a total of 880,637 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 291st out of 3221 counties in the country.

When calculating by number of customers, Consumers Energy is the largest provider in Otsego County.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Otsego County had a 6.51% increase in the previous 12 months.

Otsego County released 149,374,590.58 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 43rd worst polluting county out of 83 counties in the state.

Otsego County is the 1646th largest county in the US, with 25,091 residents residing in the county.

Residents of Otsego County are paying, on average, 13.17% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average rate, at 16.36 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.


  • Total Consumption

    250,980 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh


  • Total Production

    880,637 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    880,637 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    35.1 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    149,374,591 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,953.31 kg

Gaylord, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Gaylord home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.00% less than the average state rate of 17.64 cents. Consumers Energy sells an estimated 5,521.37 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity supplier. Producing 5.94 megawatt hours per customer living in the city, Gaylord is the 18th highest producing city in Michigan out of 746 cities.

Gaylord is the 166th highest ranked city in the state out of 746 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 27,235,616.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The city also ranks 9th highest in Michigan in pollution per citizen, averaging 6,354.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. The city has one electricity plant. In Gaylord, Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel used in electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gaylord

Gaylord 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.
234th16.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gaylord
155th$111.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gaylord Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gaylord, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED15.45101.43912,968141,074,800
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Wolverine Power Cooperative25,451

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Electricity Production in Otsego County, Michigan

Power Plants in Otsego County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Otsego County MI Natural Gas 855,186505,491,477.4591.09
Gaylord MI Natural Gas 25,45118,632,496.54732.09

Otsego County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Otsego County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 149,374,590.58 kilograms, which is the 1450th largest amount of any county in the country. The county also ranks 1071st highest in pollution per person in the county, averaging 5,953.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the county. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The county is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is 980th highest in the country. For electricity production purposes, Otsego County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, making up 100.00%, or 880,637 megawatt hours of production in the county.

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Otsego County, Michigan Net Metering

Out of the 6 providers in Otsego County, 50.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Otsego County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.61% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Otsego County is ranked as the 1543rd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.


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

By total revenue, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Otsego County, Michigan.

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

There are 6 electricity suppliers operating in Otsego County, Michigan.

How many power plants are in Otsego County, Michigan?

There are 2 electricity plants in Otsego County, Michigan

Which electricity companies offer service in Otsego County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy22,538
2Great Lakes Energy8,809
3Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative2,002
4Strategic Energy LLC8

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-18