Wisconsin Public Service

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About Wisconsin Public Service

Wisconsin Public Service is an investor owned organization providing electricity in Wisconsin, including cities such as Green Bay, Oshkosh, Wausau, Stevens Point, and De Pere. On average, Wisconsin Public Service's patrons purchase residential electricity for 14.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.85% lower than the state's average rate of 15.21 cents and 4.74% more than the US average of 14.11 cents. The company partook in end user sales and the wholesale electricity market in 2020, with sales to end users adding up to 10,616,479 megawatt hours and wholesale sales totaling 3,352,587 megawatt hours. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company in electricity facilities they own and additional megawatt hours purchased on the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 4,125,228 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, the provider made 87.03% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users and 10.63% from sales via wholesale channels.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Wisconsin Public Service is $92.73. Wisconsin Public Service generates 10,749,096.6 megawatt hours from their electricity facilities, ranking them as the 111th largest generator of electricity out of 3509 providers in the country. There are 5,098,318.47 megawatt hours generated by the provider from the burning of coal, which is the 79th most in the US out of 3509 providers. The supplier is the 89th highest out of 3509 companies in the nation for megawatt hours produced by burning natural gas.

Wisconsin Public Service Net Metering

Customers of Wisconsin Public Service are able to take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it gives the ability for citizens to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Wisconsin Public Service recently reported an annual loss of roughly 2.59% of the electricity that they generate. The state average for energy loss is 2.31% and the US average is 2.76%. This gives Wisconsin Public Service a ranking of 25th best out of 116 electricity companies in Wisconsin and 293rd best out of 3509 suppliers in the country.

Wisconsin Public Service Rate & Electric Bills

Wisconsin Public Service residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.28/mo.$61.19/mo.
2470th14.78¢Wisconsin Public Service's Average residential price per kWh
809th$92.73Average monthly electricity bill for Wisconsin Public Service's residential customers

Wisconsin Public Service Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:WEC Energy Group
  • Headquarters:700 North Adams Street
    Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tom Metcalfe

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Quick Facts About Wisconsin Public Service

Wisconsin Public Service is 52nd out of 3509 electricity companies in the country in megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power usage.

Wisconsin Public Service produces 2.01% of its total megawatt hours generated from solar energy sources, which ranks them 160th in the United States out of 3509 suppliers for percentage of total electricity production that comes from solar energy sources.

Wisconsin Public Service generates 90.92% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 9,773,348.43 megawatt hours, which is 106th most in the United States out of 3509 suppliers.

Wisconsin Public Service generates 374,343 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 73rd highest total in the US out of 3509 suppliers that we track.

Wisconsin Public Service generates 9.08% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 348th in the country out of the 3509 providers we track.

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Energy Loss

Wisconsin Public Service's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.59%

Total Energy Loss

372,741MWh

293 National Rank

Wisconsin Public Service Energy Makeup

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Wisconsin Public Service State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Wisconsin457,1471,143,465,2044100%

Wisconsin Public Service County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brown County268,740214.76$93.07/mo
Calumet County52,442414.91$97.97/mo
Door County30,066314.13$89.66/mo
Florence County4,558315.64$97.70/mo
Forest County9,179215.00$95.35/mo
Kewaunee County20,563214.70$92.53/mo
Langlade County19,491214.68$94.71/mo
Lincoln County28,415414.96$102.92/mo
Manitowoc County81,359514.51$91.61/mo
Marathon County138,013814.69$107.05/mo

Power Plants Owned by Wisconsin Public Service

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rothschild WI Coal 4,935,592.024,601,014,585.4932.21
Columbia County WI Coal 4,630,844.014,813,513,196.171,039.45
Wrightstown WI Natural Gas 4,272,3391,566,045,047.42366.55
Crane Creek Wind Energy CenterWisconsin Public Service (100.00%)
Howard County IA Wind 227,926
Manitowoc County WI Solar 187,607
De Pere WI Natural Gas 175,023236,198,388.251,349.53
Forward Wind Energy CenterWisconsin Public Service (100.00%)
Brownsville WI Wind 146,417
Green Bay WI Natural Gas 137,69189,332,877.2648.79
Iowa County WI Solar 135,740
Juneau County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 108,240

Wisconsin Public Service Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
47.43%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
42.73%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
3.59%
WIND
Wind
3.48%
SOLAR
Solar
2.01%
OTHER
Other
0.76%

Cities Wisconsin Public Service Has Coverage

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

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Wisconsin Public Service FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Wisconsin Public Service?

Tom Metcalfe is the CEO of Wisconsin Public Service.

What percentage of Wisconsin Public Service's electricity is generated from renewable fuels?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Wisconsin Public Service produce 9.08% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

How much is the average bundled bill for Wisconsin Public Service customers each month?

Customers of Wisconsin Public Service pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $92.73.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Wisconsin Public Service customers?

Consumers of Wisconsin Public Service, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 14.78 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Wisconsin Public Service offer service in?

There are 17 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Wisconsin Public Service including Wisconsin.

What is the phone number for Wisconsin Public Service?

You can reach Wisconsin Public Service by phone via (800) 450-7260.

What percentage of Wisconsin Public Service's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Electric production plants owned by or associated with Wisconsin Public Service produce 90.92% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Wisconsin Public Service?

Wisconsin Public Service is associated with or owns 24 power plants.

Does Wisconsin Public Service have a parent company?

Wisconsin Public Service is a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group.

What cities does Wisconsin Public Service sell electricity in?

Wisconsin Public Service serves electricity in 66 cities in the United States including Wisconsin.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-18