Marquette Board of Light and Power

About Marquette Board of Light and Power

The supplier recently reported a total of 17,264 customers, 12.55% of which are commercial customers and 87.45% of which are residential accounts. Marquette Board of Light and Power's patrons spend, on average, 15.50 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 16.85% above the nationwide average rate of 13.26 cents, which ranks the supplier 2621st out of 2922 suppliers in the nation for best average electricity rate. In 2020 Marquette Board of Light and Power sold 1.71% of their megawatt hours sold through wholesale channels to other electricity suppliers. Electricity production plants owned by the company produced 173,320 megawatt hours and an additional 114,033 megawatt hours were acquired on the wholesale electricity market. The company earned $41,025,200 in 2020. $336,200 of that came from electricity sales on the wholesale energy market and $40,286,500 of which came from sales to retail electricity customers.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Marquette Board of Light and Power is $86.05 per month. Consumers of the supplier enjoy a 27.04% markdown compared to the rest of the United States. Electricity generation plants owned by the provider use non-renewable fuels to generate 86.96% of their total electricity production, or 147,233 megawatt hours. This amount ranks them at 285th in the US out of 3510 providers. The supplier produces 13.04% of their total generation, which is 22,079 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuel types. The company's electricity production facilities produce 144,889.12 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas.

Marquette Board of Light and Power Net Metering

Net metering services are available to customers of Marquette Board of Light and Power. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for private citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused wattage into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly .

Energy Loss

Marquette Board of Light and Power recently reported an annual loss of roughly 2.82% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity generation business and electricity suppliers must report these losses. Marquette Board of Light and Power's energy loss numbers give them a ranking of 9th best out of the 56 providers that operate in Michigan and report energy loss and 337th best out of 3510 in the nation.

Marquette Board of Light and Power Rate & Electric Bills

Marquette Board of Light and Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.155/kWh$93.03/mo.$85.47/mo.
2621st15.50¢Marquette Board of Light and Power's Average residential price per kWh
637th$86.05Average monthly electric bill for Marquette Board of Light and Power's residential customers

Marquette Board of Light and Power Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:2200 Wright Street
    Marquette, Michigan 49855
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tom R. Carpenter

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Quick Facts About Marquette Board of Light and Power

Marquette Board of Light and Power generates 22,079 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Marquette Board of Light and Power 14th out of 56 companies in the state.

Marquette Board of Light and Power is the 998th largest supplier out of 3510 providers in the United States based on total megawatt hours sold.

Marquette Board of Light and Power is ranked 331st in the United States for total electricity production, producing 169,312 megawatt hours.

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

Marquette Board of Light and Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.82%

Total Energy Loss

8,100MWh

337 National Rank

Marquette Board of Light and Power Energy Makeup

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Marquette Board of Light and Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Michigan17,26440,286,50015100%

Power Plants Owned by Marquette Board of Light and Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marquette MI Natural Gas 147,26269,214,429.22470.01
Marquette MI Conventional Hydroelectric 22,079
Marquette MI Distillate Fuel Oil -29169,279.655,837.23

Marquette Board of Light and Power Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
85.58%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
13.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.38%

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Marquette Board of Light and Power FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Marquette Board of Light and Power?

Tom R. Carpenter is the CEO of Marquette Board of Light and Power.

What percentage of Marquette Board of Light and Power’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Marquette Board of Light and Power produce 86.96% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Marquette Board of Light and Power?

You can reach Marquette Board of Light and Power by phone via (906) 228-0311.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Marquette Board of Light and Power customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Marquette Board of Light and Power is 15.50 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Marquette Board of Light and Power’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Marquette Board of Light and Power generate 13.04% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

How much is the average bundled bill for Marquette Board of Light and Power customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Marquette Board of Light and Power is $86.05. The state average bundled bill is $112.76 and the nationwide average is $112.76.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Marquette Board of Light and Power?

There are 3 power plants owned by or associated with Marquette Board of Light and Power.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-10