WEC Energy Group

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About WEC Energy Group

WEC Energy Group is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and provides electricity in 34 counties within Wisconsin. A total of 1,600,567 customers (2 transportation customer accounts, 1,426,394 residential properties, 173,364 commercial customer accounts and 806 industrial accounts) receive electricity from the company. WEC Energy Group has an average residential electricity rate of 15.65 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 14.21% higher than the national average price of 13.71 cents. There were a total of 33,628,709 megawatt hours sold to retail accounts in 2020 by the supplier. Electricity production facilities owned by WEC Energy Group generated 66.46% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 33.54% was purchased by way of the wholesale market. WEC Energy Group earned $4,903,392,700 in 2020. Exactly $321,298,900 of that revenue came from electricity sales on the wholesale energy market and $3,789,609,800 came from sales to retail end-users.

Consumers of the supplier have an average residential electricity bill of $102.63. This is 15.34% lower than the nationwide average of $121.23. Wind turbines owned by the supplier produce 1,099,858 megawatt hours, or 3.57% of the electricity production by the supplier. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned or operated by the provider generate 742,196 megawatt hours, ranking the company as the 37th largest generator of hydroelectric power out of 3509 providers in the nation. The supplier produces a total of 15,553,639.94 megawatt hours from coal usage. This ranks them the 27th highest generator out of 3509 companies in the United States

WEC Energy Group Net Metering

Customers of WEC Energy Group have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows people to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

WEC Energy Group reported a yearly loss of about 2.49% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity generation business and companies must report these losses. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a ranking of 21st best out of 116 providers who report energy loss in the state and 269th best out of 3509 in the nation.

WEC Energy Group Rate & Electric Bills

WEC Energy Group residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.138/kWh$144.73/mo.$76.16/mo.
2617th15.65¢WEC Energy Group's Average residential price per kWh
1150th$102.63Average monthly electricity bill for WEC Energy Group's residential customers

WEC Energy Group Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Subsidiary CompaniesWE EnergiesWisconsin Public Service
  • Headquarters:231 West Michigan Street
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kevin Fletcher

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    Quick Facts About WEC Energy Group

    WEC Energy Group has the 46th largest total electricity production in the United States, producing 30,780,194.31 megawatt hours.

    WEC Energy Group produces 13,003,798.78 megawatt hours from natural gas and ranks 41st out of 3509 providers in the country for this category.

    WEC Energy Group generates 0.52% of its total megawatt hours produced from solar fields, which is 191st in the United States for percentage of total electricity production that comes from solar.

    WEC Energy Group is 361st out of the 3509 providers in the nation when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuels.

    WEC Energy Group is the 43rd largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the country.

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    Energy Loss

    WEC Energy Group's energy loss due to business operations.

    -2.49%

    Total Energy Loss

    1,126,250MWh

    269 National Rank

    WEC Energy Group Energy Makeup

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    WEC Energy Group State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Wisconsin1,600,5674,046,003,8471100%

    WEC Energy Group County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Brown County268,740214.28$90.92/mo
    Calumet County52,442414.54$96.15/mo
    Columbia County58,490614.60$102.36/mo
    Dane County561,5041014.25$96.63/mo
    Dodge County89,396615.13$104.38/mo
    Door County30,066313.75$87.92/mo
    Florence County4,558315.33$96.05/mo
    Fond du Lac County104,154214.51$103.00/mo
    Forest County9,179214.54$93.21/mo
    Jefferson County84,900615.75$106.15/mo

    Power Plants Owned by WEC Energy Group

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Oak Creek WI Coal 7,225,360.016,391,630,201.48884.61
    Port Washington Generating StationWE Energies (100.00%)
    Port Washington WI Natural Gas 7,129,0232,600,520,582.52364.78
    Columbia (WI)Madison Gas & Electric (19.00%)Wisconsin Public Service (27.50%)Wisconsin Power & Light Co (53.50%)
    Columbia County WI Coal 5,466,985.015,575,913,793.691,019.92
    Rothschild WI Coal 4,968,040.014,626,065,757.27931.17
    South Oak CreekWE Energies (100.00%)
    Oak Creek WI Coal 4,211,822.014,162,770,212.91988.35
    Wrightstown WI Natural Gas 4,169,0351,529,641,483.44366.91
    F.D. Kuester Generating StationWEC Energy Group (100.00%)
    Marquette County MI Natural Gas 527,826240,739,693.32456.1
    Columbia County WI Wind 362,926
    Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 351,550161,930,524.28460.62
    Blue Sky Green Field Wind ProjectWE Energies (100.00%)
    Fond du Lac County WI Wind 319,364

    WEC Energy Group Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    50.53%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    42.25%
    WIND
    Wind
    3.57%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    2.41%
    SOLAR
    Solar
    0.52%
    OTHER
    Other
    0.72%

    Cities WEC Energy Group Has Coverage

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

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    WEC Energy Group FAQ:

    What percentage of WEC Energy Group's electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

    WEC Energy Group generates 6.86% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for WEC Energy Group customers?

    Customers of WEC Energy Group, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 15.65 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What is the average bundled bill for WEC Energy Group customers each month?

    Consumers of WEC Energy Group pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $102.63.

    What is the phone number for WEC Energy Group?

    The WEC Energy Group phone number is (414) 221-2345.

    Who is the CEO of WEC Energy Group?

    Kevin Fletcher is the current CEO of WEC Energy Group.

    Does WEC Energy Group have any subsidiary companies?

    WEC Energy Group owns WE Energies and Wisconsin Public Service.

    How many counties does WEC Energy Group offer service to?

    WEC Energy Group sells electricity in 34 counties in the nation.

    What percentage of WEC Energy Group's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Power production facilities owned by or associated with WEC Energy Group produce 93.14% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

    What cities does WEC Energy Group sell electricity to?

    WEC Energy Group supplies to 213 cities.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with WEC Energy Group?

    WEC Energy Group is associated with or owns 50 power plants.

    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2022-03-13