WE Energies: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

WE Energies

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About WE Energies

WE Energies is an investor owned company with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and supplying electricity to customers in 27 counties in Wisconsin. At the moment, there are 1,160,475 customers of the company. Exactly 1,039,832 of them are residential accounts, 120,025 are commercial customer accounts, 2 are transportation customers and 616 of them are industrial accounts. Customers of WE Energies are charged an average residential electricity price of 19.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.81% above the average Wisconsin rate of 16.99 cents. They sold 5,277,362 megawatt hours in 2022 via wholesale sales to other suppliers. The electricity sourced by WE Energies is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they generate in their electricity facilities and supplementary megawatt hours acquired by way of the wholesale electricity market. Of the electricity sourced these two categories make up 61.96% and 38.04%, respectively. In 2022 they had total electricity related revenue of $4,213,667,400, with 73.80% coming from retail sales and 7.77% from wholesale electricity sales.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $132.69, while the WE Energies average is 9.96% less at $119.48 per month. Generation by the supplier from natural gas totals 9,307,260.89 megawatt hours, which is about 46.81% of their total generation. About 3.51% of the electricity produced by the company comes from wind turbines. The company produces 6.31% of their total number of megawatt hours generated, which is 1,255,079.68 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuel sources.

WE Energies Net Metering

WE Energies is one of 93 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically feasible, as citizens have no way to sell unused energy back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

WE Energies currently loses about 2.67% of the electricity that they produce. WE Energies' energy loss numbers leave them with a rank of 24th best out of the 116 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 305th best out of 3517 in the US.

WE Energies Rate & Electric Bills

WE Energies residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.145/kWh$157.07/mo.$81.83/mo.
2788th19.00¢WE Energies' Average residential price per kWh
1411th$119.48Average monthly electricity bill for WE Energies' residential customers

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WE Energies Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:WEC Energy Group
  • Subsidiary Company:American Transmission
  • Headquarters:231 West Michigan Street
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tom Metcalfe

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Quick Facts About WE Energies

Roughly 46.85% of WE Energies' total electricity comes from the use of coal.

WE Energies is the 65th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 3517 suppliers in the country.

WE Energies has the 70th highest total electricity production in the nation, producing 19,883,289.34 megawatt hours.

WE Energies produces 392,766 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, ranking WE Energies 54th in the nation out of 3517 suppliers.

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Energy Loss

WE Energies' energy loss due to business operations.


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WE Energies Energy Makeup

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WE Energies State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

WE Energies County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brown County270,036216.57$100.61/mo
Calumet County52,128416.98$107.01/mo
Columbia County58,219616.58$112.65/mo
Dane County568,2031116.52$107.18/mo
Dodge County88,282617.57$115.65/mo
Florence County4,542318.05$107.28/mo
Fond du Lac County103,836216.99$114.72/mo
Forest County9,184216.91$103.25/mo
Jefferson County85,784518.58$117.89/mo
Kenosha County167,817218.73$118.87/mo

Power Plants Owned by WE Energies

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Port Washington Generating StationWE Energies (100.00%)
Port Washington WI Natural Gas 8,379,9653,059,116,782.96365.05
Oak Creek WI Coal 6,617,519.015,917,818,725.43894.27
South Oak CreekWE Energies (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Coal 3,874,820.013,939,490,538.721,016.69
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 367,813169,632,448.58461.19
Columbia County WI Wind 351,422
Blue Sky Green Field Wind ProjectWE Energies (100.00%)
Fond du Lac County WI Wind 300,788
Kenosha County WI Natural Gas 253,372171,274,383.2675.98
Jefferson County WI Natural Gas 203,109141,529,456.13696.82
Rothschild Biomass Cogen FacilityWE Energies (100.00%)
Rothschild WI Wood/Wood Waste Solids 173,123108,069,522.4624.24
Big Quinnesec 92WE Energies (100.00%)
Dickinson County MI Conventional Hydroelectric 104,997

WE Energies Fuel Makeup

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Natural Gas
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Conventional Hydroelectric
Wood/Wood Waste Solids

Cities WE Energies Has Coverage

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WE Energies FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for WE Energies customers each month?

Customers of WE Energies pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $119.48.

Does WE Energies have any subsidiary companies?

American Transmission is owned by WE Energies.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with WE Energies?

WE Energies is associated with or owns 24 power plants.

Who is the CEO of WE Energies?

WE Energies' CEO is Tom Metcalfe.

What is the phone number for WE Energies?

WE Energies' customer service phone number is (800) 242-9137

What is the average bundled electricity rate for WE Energies customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of WE Energies is 19.00 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does WE Energies have customers in to?

WE Energies has customers in 152 cities.

What company is WE Energies owned by?

WE Energies is a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group.

How many counties does WE Energies offer service to?

WE Energies supplies electricity to customers in 27 counties throughout the US including Wisconsin.

What percentage of WE Energies' electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with WE Energies produce 6.31% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

What percentage of WE Energies' electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Power plants owned by or associated with WE Energies generate 93.69% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-01-18