Madison Gas & Electric: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Madison Gas & Electric

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About Madison Gas & Electric

Madison Gas & Electric is an investor owned entity headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin and serving customers in 10 cities in Wisconsin. A total of 21 industrial accounts, 21,298 commercial customer accounts and 144,978 residential customers purchase their electricity from the company. The average residential electricity rate for Madison Gas & Electric is around 20.06 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the company ranking 116th out of 121 providers in the state and 2785th out of 2892 in the country for average electricity rate. A total of 3,190,895 megawatt hours were sold to retail accounts in 2022 by the provider. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 2,424,067 of them were generated by electricity generation facilities owned by the provider and 1,317,140 megawatt hours were purchased by way of wholesale channels. In 2022 they had total electricity related revenue of $480,036,000, with 92.28% from retail sales and 7.28% from wholesale customers.

The average residential power bill for a consumer of Madison Gas & Electric is $99.18. Madison Gas & Electric generates 2,480,208.11 megawatt hours from their production facilities, which ranks them as the 204th highest generator of electricity of all 3517 providers in the United States. Production by the company from natural gas totals 504,786.81 megawatt hours, which is around 20.35% of their total generation. There are 1,439,514.85 megawatt hours produced by the supplier from coal usage, which is the 123rd most in the United States out of 3517 electricity suppliers.

Madison Gas & Electric Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Madison Gas & Electric and individuals who get their electricity from the company. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused kilowatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is just part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Madison Gas & Electric currently averages a loss of approximately 2.90% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 32nd best out of 116 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Madison Gas & Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Madison Gas & Electric residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.143/kWh$132.11/mo.$66.16/mo.
2785th20.06¢Madison Gas & Electric's Average residential price per kWh
827th$99.18Average monthly electricity bill for Madison Gas & Electric's residential customers

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Madison Gas & Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:MGE Energy
  • Headquarters:623 Railroad Street
    Madison, Wisconsin 53703
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jeffrey Keebler

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Madison Gas & Electric Service

  • States Served:
    • Wisconsin
  • Counties Served:
    • Dane County
  • Major Cities Served:
    • Madison
    • Fitchburg
    • Middleton
    • Waunakee
    • McFarland
    • Monona
    • Cottage Grove
    • Cross Plains
    • Shorewood Hills
    • Maple Bluff
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Quick Facts About Madison Gas & Electric

Madison Gas & Electric generates 21.51% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 310th in the United States out of the 3517 suppliers we track.

Madison Gas & Electric is ranked 73rd out of 3517 companies that we track in the United States for total percentage of electricity output coming from sustainable fuels.

Madison Gas & Electric generates 1,946,620.85 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types, which is 192nd out of 3517 companies in the nation.

Madison Gas & Electric generates 8.06% of its total megawatt hours produced from solar, which ranks them 129th out of 3517 suppliers in the country for percentage of total electricity production that comes from solar energy sources.

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Energy provider of the year for Iowa, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Madison Gas & Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.90%

Total Energy Loss

108,478MWh

351 National Rank

Madison Gas & Electric Energy Makeup

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Madison Gas & Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Wisconsin166,297484,714,0007100%

Madison Gas & Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Dane County568,2031116.85$107.36/mo

Power Plants Owned by Madison Gas & Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Oak Creek WI Coal 6,398,583.995,717,905,593.01893.62
Columbia County WI Coal 4,802,0455,005,440,694.911,042.36
Lime Springs IA Wind 265,114
Manitowoc County WI Solar 192,569
Iowa County WI Solar 178,943
Madison WI Distillate Fuel Oil 538440,201.19818.22

Madison Gas & Electric Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
58.04%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.35%
WIND
Wind
Wind
13.45%
SOLAR
Solar
8.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%

Cities Madison Gas & Electric Has Coverage

  • Cottage Grove, WI
  • Cross Plains, WI
  • Fitchburg, WI
  • Madison, WI
  • Maple Bluff, WI
  • McFarland, WI
  • Middleton, WI
  • Monona, WI
  • Shorewood Hills, WI
  • Waunakee, WI

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

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Madison Gas & Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Madison Gas & Electric customers?

Madison Gas & Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 20.06 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 17.28 cents and the average US rate of 15.73 cents.

Does Madison Gas & Electric have a parent company?

MGE Energy is the owner of Madison Gas & Electric.

What percentage of Madison Gas & Electric's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Madison Gas & Electric produce 78.49% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

How much is the average bundled bill for Madison Gas & Electric customers each month?

Consumers of Madison Gas & Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $99.18.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Madison Gas & Electric?

Madison Gas & Electric owns or is associated with 6 power plants.

What is the phone number for Madison Gas & Electric?

The Madison Gas & Electric phone number is (608) 252-7222.

What cities does Madison Gas & Electric provider electricity in?

Madison Gas & Electric supplies to 10 cities in the United States including Wisconsin.

Who is the CEO of Madison Gas & Electric?

Jeffrey Keebler is the current CEO of Madison Gas & Electric.

What percentage of Madison Gas & Electric's electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Madison Gas & Electric generate 21.51% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2023-12-06