Otsego County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Otsego County, Michigan Electricity Overview

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 15.72 cents, while residents of Otsego County pay an average rate of 7.50% above the national average at 16.90 cents per kilowatt hour.

Otsego County is the 1644th most populated county in the country.

Otsego County emitted 111,387,425.93 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1721st worst polluting county in the nation.

The electricity consumed by customers in Otsego County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation sources.

Otsego County emits 4,452.65 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the nationwide average of 2,545.56.

Citizens in Otsego County deal with an average of 1.46 outages lasting 239.4 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.58 outages at 145.81 minutes per outage.


  • Total Consumption

    248,573 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.94 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    111,387,426 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,452.65 kg

Gaylord, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Gaylord home are billed a residential electricity price of 17.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.79% less than the average state rate of 17.98 cents. Selling an estimated 5,450.05 megawatt hours per year, Consumers Energy is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $110.68 per month, while the national average is $147.64. Customers in Gaylord have a 7.11% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Gaylord is the 198th highest ranked city in the state out of 746 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 18,718,929.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,452.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 105th worst in the state in this category. All of the 41,773.23 megawatt hours of electricity used in Gaylord must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

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$0.194/kWh$0.151/kWh$168.59/mo.$81.93/mo.
217th17.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gaylord
157th$110.68Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED18.50116.4512,458,0692,304,510,773
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED16.10104.92915,329147,374,300
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Wolverine Power Cooperative25,451

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Otsego County, Michigan Details

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 4.33% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.45%, Otsego County is ranked as the 1445th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.


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

By total megawatt hours sold, 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.

What electricity companies offer service in Otsego County, Michigan?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Energy22,622
2Great Lakes Energy8,895
3Presque Isle Electric and Gas Cooperative2,048
4Strategic Energy LLC8

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-08-22