BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light

About BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light is a municipally owned entity. The largest city served by the company is Lansing, but the company also provides electricity in 27 cities in Michigan. There are 99,520 customers receiving electricity from the company. These customer accounts are made up of 0.21% industrial customers, 12.68% commercial customers and 87.11% residential properties. BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light's customers are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.39% below the state's average rate of 17.12 cents and 23.42% more than the US average of 13.26 cents. The company sold 193,354 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity companies in 2020. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 1,197,833 of them were generated by electricity generation facilities owned by BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light and 1,025,915 megawatt hours were procured by way of the wholesale market. In 2020, the supplier had revenue of $281,469,000 from retail electricity sales and $6,242,000 via wholesale electricity channels. Their total revenue from electricity activities was $292,038,000.

Consumers of the company pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $91.9. This is 22.07% less than the nationwide average of $117.93. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their consumers. The power grid operated by the company experiences an average of 1.31 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting an average of 45.76 minutes. The nationwide average for other suppliers is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light Net Metering

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light offers net metering options to consumers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light currently suffers from the loss of around 2.26% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 225th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light Rate & Electric Bills

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.128/kWh$125.08/mo.$67.07/mo.
2726th16.37¢BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light's Average residential price per kWh
847th$91.9Average monthly electric bill for BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light's residential customers

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1232 Haco Drive
    Lansing, Michigan 48912
    United States of America
  • CEO:Dick Peffley

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BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light Service

Energy provider of the year for Michigan, Major Provider Category
Least Outages Per Year
Michigan, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Michigan, Major Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
Michigan, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Michigan, Major Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
Michigan, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.26%

Total Energy Loss

50,151MWh

225 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light's Power Outages

45.76 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.31 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light Coverage Map

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BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Michigan99,520280,359,0006100%

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Clinton County79,595316.04$109.30/mo
Eaton County110,268316.04$109.32/mo
Ingham County292,406416.39$106.82/mo

Cities BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light Has Coverage

  • Bellevue, MI
  • Charlotte, MI
  • Dansville, MI
  • DeWitt, MI
  • Dimondale, MI
  • Eagle, MI
  • East Lansing, MI
  • Eaton Rapids, MI
  • Elsie, MI
  • Fowler, MI
  • Grand Ledge, MI
  • Hubbardston, MI
  • Lansing, MI
  • Leslie, MI
  • Maple Rapids, MI
  • Mason, MI
  • Mulliken, MI
  • Olivet, MI
  • Ovid, MI
  • Potterville, MI
  • St. Johns, MI
  • Stockbridge, MI
  • Sunfield, MI
  • Vermontville, MI
  • Webberville, MI
  • Westphalia, MI
  • Williamston, MI

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

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BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light customers?

Consumers of BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 16.37 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light customers each month?

Consumers of BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $91.90.

Who is the CEO of BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light?

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light’s CEO is Dick Peffley.

What is the phone number for BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light?

The BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light phone number is (517) 702-6006.

How many counties does BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light have customers in in?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light including, Michigan.

What cities does BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light sell electricity in?

BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light has customers in 27 cities.

When will BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light power be restored?

Average outage times for BWL Lansing Board of Water and Light are approximately 45.756 minutes per outage.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-31