Geneseo Municipal Utilities

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About Geneseo Municipal Utilities

Geneseo Municipal Utilities is a municipally owned entity providing electricity in Geneseo, Illinois. The company has 3,101 residential customer accounts, 564 commercial customer accounts and 9 industrial accounts within their service area. Geneseo Municipal Utilities averages 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their customers for residential electricity, which is 9.67% less than the average state rate of 13.34 cents and 12.07% lower than the nationwide average of 13.71. In 2019 the company sold 62,883 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). Power facilities owned by the company produced 7,787 megawatt hours and an additional 58,828 megawatt hours were procured by way of wholesale channels. The total revenue for the company for 2019 from electricity sales was $6,759,000, with $6,748,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $121.23, while the Geneseo Municipal Utilities average is 29.26% less at $85.76 per month. The company's generating plants generate 129.26 megawatt hours from natural gas. This amount ranks them 400th highest out of 3509 companies in the United States for total natural gas production. There are 21,482.99 megawatt hours produced by the provider from the burning of coal. This is the 215th most in the United States out of 3509 providers. Electricity plants associated with or owned by Geneseo Municipal Utilities generate a total of 30,620.58 megawatt hours, which is the 434th highest of any company in the US.

Geneseo Municipal Utilities Net Metering

Geneseo Municipal Utilities is one of 48 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Geneseo Municipal Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Geneseo Municipal Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.114/kWh$85.76/mo.$83.96/mo.
1488th12.05¢Geneseo Municipal Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
568th$85.76Average monthly electricity bill for Geneseo Municipal Utilities' residential customers

Geneseo Municipal Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:115 South Oakwood Avenue
    Geneseo, Illinois 61254
    United States of America

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    Quick Facts About Geneseo Municipal Utilities

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities generates 22,327.58 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels, which is 345th in the United States out of 3509 providers.

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities produces 5.52% of its total megawatt hours produced from solar energy sources, ranking them 133rd in the country out of 3509 companies for percentage of total electricity production that comes from solar power.

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities produces 8,293 megawatt hours (or 27.08% of their total production) from the use of sustainable fuels in their generation plants.

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities generates 6,604 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 101st highest amount out of 3509 companies that we track in the country.

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    Geneseo Municipal Utilities Energy Makeup

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    Geneseo Municipal Utilities State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Illinois3,6746,719,00057100%

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Henry County49,2845414.23$96.49/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Geneseo Municipal Utilities

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Louisa County IA Coal 4,322,5164,332,305,757.441,002.26
    Geneseo IL Wind 9,008151,448.6816.81

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    70.16%
    WIND
    Wind
    Wind
    Wind
    21.57%
    SOLAR
    Solar
    5.52%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    2.34%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    0.42%

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    Geneseo Municipal Utilities FAQ:

    What percentage of Geneseo Municipal Utilities' electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Geneseo Municipal Utilities produces 72.92% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Geneseo Municipal Utilities customers?

    Consumers of Geneseo Municipal Utilities, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What is the average bundled bill for Geneseo Municipal Utilities customers each month?

    Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Geneseo Municipal Utilities is $85.76. The state average bundled bill is $91.42 and the national average is $91.42.

    What is the phone number for Geneseo Municipal Utilities?

    You can reach Geneseo Municipal Utilities by phone via (309) 944-6419.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Geneseo Municipal Utilities?

    There are 2 power plants associated with or owned by Geneseo Municipal Utilities.

    What percentage of Geneseo Municipal Utilities' electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Geneseo Municipal Utilities produce 27.08% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2022-08-01