Ottawa County, Michigan Electric Profile

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Ottawa County uses non-renewable sources to produce 95.53 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 183rd highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita.

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Ottawa County has a population of 291,830 citizens.

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Ottawa County's 11.68% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation over the last 12 months is surely a step in the wrong direction.

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Ottawa County emitted 2,582,478,813.08 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which makes them the 119th highest polluting county out of 3220 counties in the country.

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As the highest producer of electricity in the state out of 83 counties, Ottawa County generates 27,958,107.71 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Ottawa County has recently seen a rise in electricity production from solar power of 10.40% year over year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,852,098 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    27,958,108 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    79,561 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    27,878,547 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    95.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,582,478,813 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,849.26 kg

Holland, MI Electric Overview

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On average, Holland's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 13.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.37% below the average state rate of 17.12 cents. Power generation facilities in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 100.00% of the megawatt hours they generate. This is the 8th most in Michigan out of 692 cities. The city is ranked 8th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 838,295 megawatt hours produced.

Holland has the 5th highest electricity producing plants of any city in the state, with 3 total plants. This is also the 54th most plants per resident in Michigan. Emissions in the city average 3,870.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 671st worst polluting city out of 692 cities in Michigan based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for the city from electricity use is 129,286,118.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 43rd highest in Michigan. When it comes to electricity generation, Holland's main fuel type is Natural Gas, accounting for 100.01%, or 838,394 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Holland

Holland 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.
33rd13.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Holland
27th$85.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Holland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Holland, Michigan

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Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
Grand Haven Board of Light and PowerBUNDLED13.8882.44No DataIcon representing missing value.91,62812,718,800
Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public WorksBUNDLED12.2473.79838,295179,40221,964,000
Zeeland Board of Public WorksBUNDLED8.6360.06No DataIcon representing missing value.49,0124,228,000

Allendale CDP, MI Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Allendale CDP are paying an average residential electricity price of 14.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.08% lower than the average Michigan rate of 17.12 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $112.76, while the Allendale CDP average is 19.92% less at $90.29 per month. This ranks the city 44th in the state for average monthly bill total. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is DTE Energy.

Allendale CDP is the 59th worst ranked city in Michigan out of 692 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 102,509,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Allendale CDP

Allendale CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.152/kWh$172.72/mo.$78.11/mo.
42nd14.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Allendale CDP
44th$90.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Allendale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Allendale CDP, Michigan

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Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Grand Haven Board of Light and PowerBUNDLED13.8882.44No DataIcon representing missing value.91,62812,718,800
Great Lakes EnergyBUNDLED15.45101.43No DataIcon representing missing value.912,968141,074,800
Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public WorksBUNDLED12.2473.79No DataIcon representing missing value.179,40221,964,000

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

Jenison CDP, MI Electric Overview

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On average, Jenison CDP's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 13.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.71% lower than the average state price of 17.12 cents and 3.47% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. DTE Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential power bill is $112.76, while the Jenison CDP average is 20.67% below at $89.45 per month. This ranks the city 39th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Releasing 82,449,739.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Jenison CDP is the 67th worst out of 692 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,730.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 43rd highest polluting city in Michigan for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jenison CDP

Jenison CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.152/kWh$172.72/mo.$78.11/mo.
40th13.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jenison CDP
39th$89.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jenison CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jenison CDP, Michigan

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Consumers EnergyBUNDLED16.99113.42No DataIcon representing missing value.13,128,1272,230,934,241
DTE EnergyBUNDLED17.84117.55No DataIcon representing missing value.16,054,3292,864,507,644
Grand Haven Board of Light and PowerBUNDLED13.8882.44No DataIcon representing missing value.91,62812,718,800
Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public WorksBUNDLED12.2473.79No DataIcon representing missing value.179,40221,964,000
Zeeland Board of Public WorksBUNDLED8.6360.06No DataIcon representing missing value.49,0124,228,000

Energy Production in Ottawa County, Michigan

Power Plants in Ottawa County, Michigan

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Ottawa County MI Coal 7,943,940.017,846,500,509.61987.73Yes5/2025
Zeeland Generating StationConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Zeeland MI Natural Gas 3,174,1251,345,816,280.76424No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Holland MI Natural Gas 778,444296,236,155.46380.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Holland MI Natural Gas 59,95035,710,547.32595.67No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
CoopersvilleEDL Inc (100.00%)
Ottawa County MI Landfill Gas 38,21725,090,918.83656.54No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Grand Haven MI Coal 32,66349,976,9531,530.08No DataIcon representing missing value.6/2020
Autumn Hills Generating FacilityNorth American Natural Res (100.00%)
Ottawa County MI Landfill Gas 24,01215,082,908.62628.14No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Zeeland Farm ServicesZeeland Farm Services (100.00%)
Ottawa County MI Other Biomass Gas 13,147.686,287,140.08478.19No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Grand Valley Solar GardensConsumers Energy (100.00%)
Ottawa County MI Solar 4,184No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ottawa County MI Natural Gas 1,189741,407.38623.56No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ottawa County MI Natural Gas 336558,198.341,661.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Zeeland MI Natural Gas 11969,826.96586.78No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Holland MI Distillate Fuel Oil -9956,154.91-567.22No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Ottawa County, Michigan Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Ottawa County has the 121st most electricity producing plants of any county in the nation, with 13 total power plants. This equates to the 1268th most plants per resident in the US. The main fuel type utilized in Ottawa County is Coal, making up 85.11% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 14.36% and 0.25% of total electricity production, respectively. Emissions in Ottawa County average 8,849.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 589th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 2,582,478,813.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
85.11%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
14.36%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.25%
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Landfill Gas
0.22%
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Other Biomass Gas
0.05%
OTHER
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0.01%

Ottawa County, Michigan Net Metering

Roughly 85.71% of the electricity suppliers in Ottawa County offer net metering to their customers. Michigan has nonexistent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

Ottawa County has 7 providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 3.17%. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Ottawa County a rank of 2nd best in Michigan out of 83 counties.

Providers In Each City in Ottawa County:

  • Coopersville, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 18.54%
    • DTE Energy: 7.30%
    • Consumers Energy: 18.54%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 18.54%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 18.54%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 18.54%
  • Ferrysburg, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 20.00%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 20.00%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 20.00%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 20.00%
  • Grand Haven, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 20.00%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 20.00%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 20.00%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 20.00%
  • Holland, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 24.71%
    • Consumers Energy: 24.71%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 12.93%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 24.71%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 12.93%
  • Hudsonville, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 16.67%
    • DTE Energy: 16.67%
    • Consumers Energy: 16.67%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 16.67%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 16.67%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 16.67%
  • Spring Lake, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Consumers Energy: 20.00%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 20.00%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 20.00%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 20.00%
  • Zeeland, Michigan:
    • Wolverine Power Cooperative: 18.18%
    • Great Lakes Energy: 9.10%
    • Consumers Energy: 18.18%
    • Zeeland Board of Public Works: 18.18%
    • Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works: 18.18%
    • Grand Haven Board of Light and Power: 18.18%

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

FAQ

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

Ottawa County, Michigan has 13 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Ottawa County, Michigan?

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1Consumers Energy35,575
2DTE Energy20,914
3Grand Haven Board of Light and Power14,634
4Holland BPW - Holland Board of Public Works11,993
5Zeeland Board of Public Works6,853
6Great Lakes Energy2,278

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

There are 7 electricity companies operating in Ottawa County, Michigan.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Consumers Energy is the largest electricity provider in Ottawa County, Michigan.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16