Barron County, WI: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Barron County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Barron County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

The use of renewable fuel types for electricity production in Barron County increased by 7.72% last year.

In Barron County, 143 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable sources. Barron County ranks 24th out of 72 counties in the state for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Over the course of the preceding 12 months, Barron County experienced a 0.75% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Electricity generation facilities in Barron County have accomplished a 2.05% decline in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in the past year, a step in the right direction.

Barron County ranks 27th county out of 72 counties in Wisconsin in hydroelectric power production, producing 349 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric facilities.

Barron County has the 58th largest electricity production out of 72 counties in the state, generating 492 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    543,790 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    492 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    349 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    143 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    279,121,707 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,998.88 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Rice Lake

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Rice Lake Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.15¢ per kWh

  • 1.77% higher than last month
  • 1.45% higher than April last year
  • 18.25% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 16.31% lower than the US average
  • 29th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since April last year
  • 10,781st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 102 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,026 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.02¢ per kWh

  • 0.12% higher than last month
  • 5.3% higher than April last year
  • 17.3% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 13.04% lower than the US average
  • 30th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since April last year
  • 13,236th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 18 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,521 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$86.12 per month

  • 8.48% lower than last month
  • 3.15% lower than April last year
  • 9.21% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 23.62% lower than the US average
  • 171st in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 89 since April last year
  • 5,299th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 606 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,015 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$100.87 per month

  • 0.23% lower than last month
  • 1.65% higher than April last year
  • 8.33% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 25.87% lower than the US average
  • 166th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 3,384th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 34 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 917 since April last year

Rice Lake, WI Electricity Overview

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Rice Lake's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 13.04% less than the average national electricity price of 16.12 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.22 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 158.24 minutes per outage. The US averages for these two data points are 1.45 outages a year and 171.11 minutes a outage. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $100.87 per month, while the US average is $138.02. Patrons in Rice Lake have a 8.81% markdown compared to other residents of the United States.

Releasing 53,125,626.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Rice Lake ranks 105th highest out of 810 cities in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 6,002.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 84th worst in Wisconsin for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rice Lake

Rice Lake residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.113/kWh$123.09/mo.$75.14/mo.
30th14.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rice Lake
166th$100.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rice Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rice Lake, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barron Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.85127185,945.2827,603,825.32
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.10113.421,851,532.37298,125,856
Rice Lake UtilitiesBUNDLED11.4075.0236,641.054,177,148.49

Barron, WI Electricity Overview

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Barron's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 12.52% less than the average national electricity price of 16.12 cents. More electricity is consumed in Barron than is produced, with electricity usage totaling 12192.77% of production. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from sustainable fuels, the city ranks 2nd in the state out of 810 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types.

Releasing 21,674,835.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Barron ranks 187th highest out of 810 cities in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 5,952.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 751st highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city is home to one power plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Barron's main fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 349 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Barron

Barron residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.118/kWh$135.37/mo.$82.85/mo.
34th14.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Barron
202nd$107.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Barron Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Barron, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barron Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.85127185,945.2827,603,825.32
Barron Light and WaterBUNDLED11.3181.6534912,306.31,392,055.17
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.10113.421,851,532.37298,125,856

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Cumberland, WI Electricity Overview

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Cumberland's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 6.16% less than the average national electricity price of 16.12 cents. More electricity is consumed in Cumberland than is produced, with electricity usage totaling 20382.98% of production. Non-renewable fuels are used to generate 143 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of their total production.

Releasing 14,993,299.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Cumberland ranks 235th highest out of 810 cities in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 6,011.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 17th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city is home to one power plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Cumberland's main fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 90.64 megawatt hours, or 63.39% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cumberland

Cumberland residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.122/kWh$139.15/mo.$80.68/mo.
74th15.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cumberland
213th$109.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cumberland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cumberland, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barron Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.85127185,945.2827,603,825.32
Cumberland UtilityBUNDLED14.8786.071437,513.661,117,499.48
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED16.10113.421,851,532.37298,125,856

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Electricity Production in Barron County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Barron County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Barron WI Conventional Hydroelectric 349
Cumberland WI Distillate Fuel Oil 14397,210.21679.79

Barron County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Barron County has the 958th largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 279,121,707.21 kilograms a year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 5,998.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Barron County as the 931st highest polluting county in the US. Power plants in the county primarily use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 349 megawatt hours (or 70.93%) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Distillate Fuel Oil and Natural Gas are also highly used fuels in the county, with 90.64 (18.42%) and 52.36 (10.64%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Barron County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 31st most plants within a county in Wisconsin.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
70.93%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
18.42%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
10.64%

Barron County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Barron County offering electricity. Of those 6, 6 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Wisconsin has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Barron County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 5.21% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Barron County a rank of 61st best in the state out of 72.

Providers In Each City in Barron County:

  • Almena, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Barron, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 33.48%
    • Barron Light and Water: 33.18%
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.35%
  • Cameron, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Chetek, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Cumberland, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 43.77%
    • Cumberland Utility: 35.59%
    • Northern States Power Company: 20.63%
  • Dallas, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 20.11%
    • Northern States Power Company: 79.89%
  • Haugen, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Prairie Farm, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.07%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 28.93%
  • Rice Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 41.56%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 19.03%
    • Rice Lake Utilities: 39.42%
  • Turtle Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 29.59%
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.15%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 6.26%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Barron County, Wisconsin?

Barron County, Wisconsin is home to 6 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Barron County, Wisconsin?

Barron County, Wisconsin has 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Barron County, Wisconsin?

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Barron County, Wisconsin.

What electricity companies offer service in Barron County, Wisconsin?

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-15