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About Alliant Energy

Alliant Energy supplies electricity to 2 states throughout the nation. The average residential electricity price for patrons of Alliant Energy is approximately 15.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.36% above the national average of 13.47. Around 24,606,087 megawatt hours were sold by the company to retail end users in 2020. During the same timeframe, Alliant Energy generated 22,586,018 megawatt hours from power plants owned by the supplier and acquired 10,264,665 megawatt hours by way of the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $2,952,589,000, with 8.08% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 90.43% from retail sales to end users.

Customers of the company pay an average monthly residential power bill of $111.76. This is 6.33% lower than the national average of $119.32. By customer count, Alliant Energy is the 58th largest supplier out of 3510 in the nation. The electricity grid owned by the provider has an average of 0.72 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 81.55 minutes. The nationwide average for other suppliers is 1.21 outages per customer and approximately 122.99 minutes an outage. The supplier ranks as the 48th highest generator of megawatt hours from coal in the nation out of 3510 electricity companies.

Alliant Energy Net Metering

Luckily, Alliant Energy offers net metering choices to consumers. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as consumers have no way to sell extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when working with electricity transmission. Alliant Energy currently averages a loss of around 1.48% of the total electricity they produce. These averages allow us to compare the grid efficiencies of the providers who operate around the United States. Alliant Energy has received a ranking of 123rd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the US.

Alliant Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Alliant Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.166/kWh$0.133/kWh $168.07/mo.$81.36/mo.
2559th 15.14¢ Alliant Energy's Average residential price per kWh
1568th $111.76 Average monthly electricity bill for Alliant Energy's residential customers

Alliant Energy Overview

  • Company Type: Investor Owned
  • Subsidiary Companies Interstate Power and LightWisconsin Power & Light Co
  • Headquarters: 4902 North Biltmore Lane Suite 1000
    Madison, Wisconsin 53718
    United States of America
  • CEO: John O. Larsen

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Quick Facts About Alliant Energy

Alliant Energy produces 9,992,981.52 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas and ranks 50th in the United States out of 3510 companies for this category.

Alliant Energy is 144th in the country out of 3510 companies for total megawatt hours produced from solar.

Alliant Energy is the 61st largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the US out of 3510 suppliers.

Alliant Energy ranks 60th in the country out of 3510 electricity companies in megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power use.

Alliant Energy is 327th in the nation out of the 3510 for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuel types.

Alliant Energy is ranked 57th in the United States for total electricity production, producing 25,990,600.85 megawatt hours.

Energy provider of the year for Wisconsin, Major Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
Wisconsin, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Wisconsin, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
Wisconsin, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Minnesota, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Energy Loss

Alliant Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-1.48%

Total Energy Loss

487,747 MWh

123  National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Alliant Energy's Power Outages

81.55  min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.72  outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Alliant Energy Energy Makeup

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Alliant Energy State Coverage

State Customers Sales ($) State Rank Based On Revenue % of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Iowa 496,000 1,645,220,640 4 55.55%
Wisconsin 484,303 1,144,575,980 3 44.45%

Alliant Energy County Coverage

County Population Providers Avg. County Rate (¢) Avg. Electric Bill
Adams County 20,654 2 15.67 $103.75/mo
Allamakee County 14,061 2 15.44 $156.39/mo
Buchanan County 20,565 3 11.99 $152.77/mo
Cedar County 18,505 4 14.99 $131.90/mo
Clayton County 17,043 5 15.43 $144.88/mo
Clinton County 46,460 2 13.50 $138.97/mo
Columbia County 58,490 4 14.27 $99.89/mo
Crawford County 16,113 4 13.74 $126.74/mo
Dane County 561,504 9 13.91 $94.04/mo
Delaware County 17,488 3 13.11 $132.17/mo

Power Plants Owned by Alliant Energy

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions/MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Columbia (WI)Wisconsin Power & Light Co (53.50%)Madison Gas & Electric (19.00%)Wisconsin Public Service (27.50%)
Columbia County WI Coal 5,906,813 5,961,064,929.31 1,009.18 Yes
Louisa County IA Coal 4,353,143 4,337,704,579.3 996.45 Yes
OttumwaMidAmerican Energy (52.00%)Interstate Power and Light (48.00%)
Wapello County IA Coal 4,175,485 4,278,033,337.02 1,024.56
Riverside Energy CenterWisconsin Power & Light Co (100.00%)
Rock County WI Natural Gas 3,226,607 1,232,927,310.44 382.11
EdgewaterWisconsin Power & Light Co (100.00%)
Sheboygan WI Coal 2,310,548.01 2,417,255,342.91 1,046.18 Yes
Rock County WI Natural Gas 1,971,841 709,015,947.92 359.57
Emery StationInterstate Power and Light (100.00%)
Cerro Gordo County IA Natural Gas 1,944,548 754,580,108.66 388.05
Marshalltown Generating StationInterstate Power and Light (100.00%)
Marshalltown IA Natural Gas 1,921,675 743,766,799.02 387.04
Woodbury County IA Coal 1,702,451 1,743,401,662.62 1,024.05 Yes
Woodbury County IA Coal 1,448,006 1,411,074,556.22 974.49

Alliant Energy Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
39.23%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
38.45%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
20.89%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.36%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%
OTHER
Other
0.02%

Cities Alliant Energy Has Coverage

  • Adams, WI
  • Albany, WI
  • Alburnett, IA
  • Almond, WI
  • Amherst, WI
  • Amherst Junction, WI
  • Anamosa, IA
  • Andover, IA
  • Andrew, IA
  • Aniwa, WI
  • Apple River, IL
  • Arena, WI
  • Arlington, WI
  • Arlington, IA
  • Arpin, WI
  • Asbury, IA
  • Atalissa, IA
  • Auburndale, WI
  • Aurora, IA
  • Avoca, WI
  • Bagley, WI
  • Baldwin, IA
  • Balltown, IA
  • Baraboo, WI
  • Barneveld, WI
  • Beaver Dam, WI
  • Bell Center, WI
  • Belleville, WI
  • Belmont, WI
  • Beloit, WI
  • Bennett, IA
  • Benton, WI
  • Berlin, WI
  • Bernard, IA
  • Bertram, IA
  • Bettendorf, IA
  • Big Falls, WI
  • Birnamwood, WI
  • Biron, WI
  • Blanchardville, WI
  • Bloomfield, WI
  • Bloomington, WI
  • Blue Grass, IA
  • Blue Mounds, WI
  • Blue River, WI
  • Boaz, WI
  • Boscobel, WI
  • Bowler, WI
  • Brandon, WI
  • Brandon, IA
  • Brodhead, WI
  • Brooklyn, WI
  • Browntown, WI
  • Buffalo, IA
  • Calamus, IA
  • Camanche, IA
  • Cambria, WI
  • Cambridge, WI
  • Camp Douglas, WI
  • Cassville, WI
  • Cazenovia, WI
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Center Point, IA
  • Central City, IA
  • Centralia, IA
  • Charlotte, IA
  • Clarence, IA
  • Clermont, IA
  • Clinton, IA
  • Clinton, WI
  • Clintonville, WI
  • Cobb, WI
  • Coggon, IA
  • Colesburg, IA
  • Coloma, WI
  • Columbus, WI
  • Conesville, IA
  • Coralville, IA
  • Cottage Grove, WI
  • Cross Plains, WI
  • Cuba City, WI
  • Dane, WI
  • Darien, WI
  • Darlington, WI
  • Davenport, IA
  • DeForest, WI
  • DeWitt, IA
  • Deerfield, WI
  • Delavan, WI
  • Delaware, IA
  • Delhi, IA
  • Delmar, IA
  • Dickeyville, WI
  • Dixon, IA
  • Dodgeville, WI
  • Donahue, IA
  • Doylestown, WI
  • Dubuque, IA
  • Dundee, IA
  • Durango, IA
  • Durant, IA
  • Dyersville, IA
  • Eastman, WI
  • Edgerton, WI
  • Edgewood, IA
  • Eland, WI
  • Elderon, WI
  • Eldridge, IA
  • Elgin, IA
  • Elkader, IA
  • Elkport, IA
  • Elroy, WI
  • Ely, IA
  • Embarrass, WI
  • Endeavor, WI
  • Epworth, IA
  • Fairfax, IA
  • Fairwater, WI
  • Fall River, WI
  • Farley, IA
  • Farmersburg, IA
  • Fayette, IA
  • Fennimore, WI
  • Ferryville, WI
  • Fitchburg, WI
  • Fond du Lac, WI
  • Footville, WI
  • Fox Lake, WI
  • Friendship, WI
  • Friesland, WI
  • Garber, IA
  • Garnavillo, IA
  • Gays Mills, WI
  • Genoa City, WI
  • Goose Lake, IA
  • Grand Mound, IA
  • Gratiot, WI
  • Greeley, IA
  • Green Lake, WI
  • Gresham, WI
  • Hancock, WI
  • Hatley, WI
  • Hawkeye, IA
  • Hazel Green, WI
  • Hazleton, IA
  • Hiawatha, IA
  • Highland, WI
  • Hills, IA
  • Hillsboro, WI
  • Hollandale, WI
  • Holy Cross, IA
  • Hopkinton, IA
  • Horicon, WI
  • Howards Grove, WI
  • Hustler, WI
  • Iola, WI
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Ironton, WI
  • Janesville, WI
  • Junction City, WI
  • Juneau, WI
  • Kekoskee, WI
  • Kendall, WI
  • Kingston, WI
  • Kohler, WI
  • La Motte, IA
  • La Valle, WI
  • Lake Delton, WI
  • Lake Geneva, WI
  • Lamont, IA
  • Lancaster, WI
  • Lansing, IA
  • Le Claire, IA
  • Lime Ridge, WI
  • Linden, WI
  • Lisbon, IA
  • Livingston, WI
  • Lodi, WI
  • Loganville, WI
  • Lohrville, WI
  • Lone Rock, WI
  • Lone Tree, IA
  • Long Grove, IA
  • Lost Nation, IA
  • Low Moor, IA
  • Lowden, IA
  • Luana, IA
  • Luxemburg, IA
  • Lyndon Station, WI
  • Lynxville, WI
  • Madison, WI
  • Manawa, WI
  • Manchester, IA
  • Maquoketa, IA
  • Marion, IA
  • Marion, WI
  • Markesan, WI
  • Marquette, IA
  • Marquette, WI
  • Martelle, IA
  • Masonville, IA
  • Mattoon, WI
  • Mauston, WI
  • Maynard, IA
  • Maysville, IA
  • Mayville, WI
  • Mazomanie, WI
  • McCausland, IA
  • McFarland, WI
  • McGregor, IA
  • Mechanicsville, IA
  • Merrimac, WI
  • Middleton, WI
  • Miles, IA
  • Milladore, WI
  • Milton, WI
  • Mineral Point, WI
  • Monmouth, IA
  • Monona, IA
  • Monroe, WI
  • Montello, WI
  • Montfort, WI
  • Monticello, IA
  • Monticello, WI
  • Morley, IA
  • Mount Hope, WI
  • Mount Horeb, WI
  • Mount Sterling, WI
  • Mount Vernon, IA
  • Muscoda, WI
  • Necedah, WI
  • Nekoosa, WI
  • Nelsonville, WI
  • Neshkoro, WI
  • New Albin, IA
  • New Glarus, WI
  • New Liberty, IA
  • New Lisbon, WI
  • New Vienna, IA
  • Nichols, IA
  • North Fond du Lac, WI
  • North Freedom, WI
  • North Liberty, IA
  • Norwalk, WI
  • Oakfield, WI
  • Oelwein, IA
  • Ogdensburg, WI
  • Olin, IA
  • Omro, WI
  • Onslow, IA
  • Ontario, WI
  • Oostburg, WI
  • Oregon, WI
  • Orfordville, WI
  • Oxford, IA
  • Oxford, WI
  • Oxford Junction, IA
  • Palo, IA
  • Panorama Park, IA
  • Pardeeville, WI
  • Patch Grove, WI
  • Peosta, IA
  • Pittsville, WI
  • Plain, WI
  • Plainfield, WI
  • Platteville, WI
  • Plover, WI
  • Port Edwards, WI
  • Portage, WI
  • Postville, IA
  • Potosi, WI
  • Poynette, WI
  • Prairie du Chien, WI
  • Prairie du Sac, WI
  • Prairieburg, IA
  • Preston, IA
  • Princeton, WI
  • Princeton, IA
  • Quasqueton, IA
  • Randalia, IA
  • Randolph, WI
  • Redgranite, WI
  • Reedsburg, WI
  • Rewey, WI
  • Richland Center, WI
  • Rickardsville, IA
  • Ridgeway, WI
  • Rio, WI
  • Ripon, WI
  • Riverdale, IA
  • Robins, IA
  • Rock Springs, WI
  • Rockdale, WI
  • Rosendale, WI
  • Rosholt, WI
  • Rudolph, WI
  • Ryan, IA
  • Sabula, IA
  • Sageville, IA
  • Sauk City, WI
  • Scandinavia, WI
  • Sharon, WI
  • Shawano, WI
  • Sheboygan, WI
  • Sheboygan Falls, WI
  • Sherrill, IA
  • Shullsburg, WI
  • Soldiers Grove, WI
  • Solon, IA
  • South Wayne, WI
  • Spragueville, IA
  • Spring Green, WI
  • Springbrook, IA
  • Springville, IA
  • St. Lucas, IA
  • St. Olaf, IA
  • Stanley, IA
  • Stanwood, IA
  • Steuben, WI
  • Stevens Point, WI
  • Stockton, IA
  • Stoughton, WI
  • Strawberry Point, IA
  • Sumner, IA
  • Sun Prairie, WI
  • Swisher, IA
  • Tennyson, WI
  • Tiffin, IA
  • Tipton, IA
  • Tomah, WI
  • Toronto, IA
  • Twin Lakes, WI
  • Union Center, WI
  • University Heights, IA
  • Verona, WI
  • Vesper, WI
  • Volga, IA
  • Wadena, IA
  • Walcott, IA
  • Walford, IA
  • Walker, IA
  • Walworth, WI
  • Warrens, WI
  • Waterville, IA
  • Waucoma, IA
  • Waukon, IA
  • Waunakee, WI
  • Waupun, WI
  • Wautoma, WI
  • Wauzeka, WI
  • Welton, IA
  • West Baraboo, WI
  • West Branch, IA
  • West Liberty, IA
  • West Union, IA
  • Westfield, WI
  • Westgate, IA
  • Wheatland, IA
  • White Lake, WI
  • Wild Rose, WI
  • Williams Bay, WI
  • Wilton, IA
  • Wilton, WI
  • Windsor, WI
  • Winneconne, WI
  • Winthrop, IA
  • Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • Wittenberg, WI
  • Wonewoc, WI
  • Woodman, WI
  • Worthington, IA
  • Wyocena, WI
  • Wyoming, IA
  • Zwingle, IA

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

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Alliant Energy FAQ:

What percentage of Alliant Energy's electricity is generated from renewable fuel sources?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Alliant Energy generate 22.27% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

How many counties does Alliant Energy have customers in to?

Alliant Energy offers service to customers in 45 counties in the country.

Who is the CEO of Alliant Energy?

The CEO of Alliant Energy is John O. Larsen.

What is the average bundled bill for Alliant Energy customers each month?

Consumers of Alliant Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $111.76.

How many states does Alliant Energy sell electricity to?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Alliant Energy including Wisconsin and Iowa.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Alliant Energy?

There are 35 power plants associated with or owned by Alliant Energy.

Does Alliant Energy have any subsidiary companies?

Interstate Power and Light and Wisconsin Power & Light Co are owned by Alliant Energy.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Alliant Energy customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for customers of Alliant Energy is 15.14 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Alliant Energy's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Alliant Energy generate 77.73% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What is the phone number for Alliant Energy?

You can reach Alliant Energy by phone via (800) 255-4268.

When will Alliant Energy power be restored?

Alliant Energy's outages last, on average, approximately 81.55 minutes per outage.

What cities does Alliant Energy provider electricity to?

Alliant Energy serves electricity in 375 cities in the nation including Wisconsin and Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-04-23 Last Updated: 2022-05-01