Ottawa County, Michigan Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ottawa County, Michigan Electricity Overview

Ottawa County generates the 3rd highest amount of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 83 counties in the state, with the fuel type accounting for 27.56 megawatt hours a year per capita.

Ottawa County generates 3,871 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 688th in the United States out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours produced using solar power.

Ottawa County is home to over 296,200 citizens and produces 3,871 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.01 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Ottawa County 771st out of 3221 counties in the US for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

The largest electricity supplier in Ottawa County by megawatt hours sold is Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works.

Ottawa County generates 8,163,266.31 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 27.56 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Ottawa County the 3rd highest ranked county out of 83 counties in the state for electricity generation from coal per capita.

There was a 2.11% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent year in Ottawa County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,962,830 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    13,392,274 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    45,012 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    13,347,262 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    45.21 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,259,350,095 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,627.79 kg

Holland, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Holland home are charged a residential electricity rate of 15.29 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.36% less than the average Michigan rate of 17.64 cents. Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works sells an estimated 397,275.49 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other suppliers. Residents of Holland consume 62.26% less electricity than is produced within the city.

Electricity consumption in Holland results in the release of 133,198,154.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 46th highest amount in Michigan out of 746 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 3,874.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Holland is the 735th highest polluting city in Michigan. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Holland. Holland has 3 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 2nd highest amount of power plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Holland

Holland 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.
63rd15.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Holland
55th$98.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Holland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Holland, 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
Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public WorksBUNDLED12.2473.79911,194179,40221,964,000
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

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Allendale CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Allendale CDP home are charged a residential electricity rate of 17.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.53% less than the average Michigan rate of 17.64 cents. With an estimated 1,495 total residential customers, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $116.08 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. Consumers in the city pay a 1.35% reduction compared to the rest of the United States.

There are no power facilities within Allendale CDP, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 95th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,939.74 kilograms per person and 27,073 residents in the city, the city emits 133,733,663.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Allendale CDP

Allendale CDP 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.
322nd17.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Allendale CDP
231st$116.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Allendale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Allendale CDP, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Allendale CDP, Michigan include: 49417, 49401, 49460

Jenison CDP, MI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Jenison CDP home are charged a residential electricity rate of 18.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.42% higher than the average Michigan rate of 17.64 cents. Consumers Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

There are no power facilities within Jenison CDP, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 4,939.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 95th worst polluting city out of 746 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,939.74 kilograms per person and 16,640 residents in the city, the city emits 82,197,324.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jenison CDP

Jenison CDP 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.
340th18.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jenison CDP
378th$121.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jenison CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jenison CDP, Michigan

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers EnergyBUNDLED18.07121.4113,252,8762,394,986,674
Spartan Renewable EnergyENERGY
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY

Electricity Production in Ottawa County, Michigan

Power Plants in Ottawa County, Michigan

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ottawa County MI Coal 8,180,882.018,111,418,342.44991.515/2025
Zeeland Generating StationConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Zeeland MI Natural Gas 4,314,5271,758,772,656.9407.64
Holland MI Natural Gas 851,326316,348,548.46371.6
CoopersvilleEDL Inc (100.00%)
Ottawa County MI Landfill Gas 41,14124,962,982.84606.77
Grand Valley Solar GardensConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Ottawa County MI Solar 3,871
Ottawa County MI Natural Gas 457374,975.02820.51
Zeeland MI Natural Gas 14995,401.88640.28
Ottawa County MI Natural Gas 16431,081.5926,942.6
Holland MI Distillate Fuel Oil -9574,231.17-781.386/2023

Ottawa County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Ottawa County's power plants primarily use Coal, which accounts for 60.96% (or 8,163,266.31 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Also used is Natural Gas at 38.58% and Landfill Gas at 0.31% of production. Around 2,259,350,094.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the county because of electricity consumption. Averaging 7,627.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 723rd worst for pollution per capita. Ottawa County has the 210th highest electricity producing plants of any county in the US, with 9 total plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
60.96%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
38.58%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.31%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.13%
SOLAR
Solar
0.03%

Ottawa County, Michigan Net Metering

Ottawa County has 5 out of 8 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Michigan have bad net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 6 electricity providers in Ottawa County that report energy loss. Together, these 6 providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.02% of electricity generated. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Ottawa County receiving a rank of 424th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Ottawa County:

  • Coopersville, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.43%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.43%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.43%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 8.53%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.43%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.43%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.43%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 11.43%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.43%
  • Ferrysburg, Michigan:
    • Consumers Energy: 11.45%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.45%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 8.42%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.45%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.45%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.45%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 11.45%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.45%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.45%
  • Grand Haven, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.31%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 9.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.31%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.31%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.31%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.31%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 11.31%
    • Eligo Energy: 11.31%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.31%
  • Holland, Michigan:
    • Eligo Energy: 11.00%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 11.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 11.00%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 10.17%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 11.00%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.00%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 11.00%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 11.00%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 11.00%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 1.81%
  • Hudsonville, Michigan:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
  • Spring Lake, Michigan:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 12.50%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 12.50%
    • Consumers Energy: 12.50%
    • Eligo Energy: 12.50%
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 12.50%
  • Zeeland, Michigan:
    • Spartan Renewable Energy: 10.19%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 8.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 10.19%
    • Consumers Energy: 10.19%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 10.19%
    • Freedom Energy: 10.19%
    • Eligo Energy: 10.19%
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 10.19%
    • Realgy Energy Services: 10.19%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 10.19%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Ottawa County, Michigan?

Ottawa County, Michigan is home to 9 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Ottawa County, Michigan?

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

There are 8 electricity providers offering service in Ottawa County, Michigan.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Ottawa County, Michigan?

The largest electricity supplier in Ottawa County, Michigan by megawatt hours sold is Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-18