Barron County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Barron County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Regrettably, over the course of the previous year, there has been a 15.58% rise in the use of non-renewable fuels in Barron County.

Barron County had a 100.00% rise over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

Barron County produces 80.44 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 22nd out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for total natural gas generation.

Barron County is ranked as the 1847th largest generator of electricity of all 3221 counties in the nation for total electricity production, generating 3,073 megawatt hours.

Barron County is ranked 984th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the country based on pollution per capita. The county emits 6,379.92 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Barron County is the 1831st highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the US, with a population of 46,711 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 3,073.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    555,717 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,073 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,843 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    230 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    298,012,231 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,379.92 kg

Rice Lake, WI Electricity Overview

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Rice Lake's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 12.10% less than the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Rice Lake Utilities. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $96.84 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86.

Releasing 57,965,061.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Rice Lake ranks 102nd highest out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 68th 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 January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
42nd12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rice Lake
175th$96.84Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED13.43120.72200,61626,945,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Rice Lake UtilitiesBUNDLED10.1470.8340,140.074,071,335.98

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Barron, WI Electricity Overview

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Barron's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 12.60% less than the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. More electricity is consumed in Barron than is produced, with electricity usage totaling 1562.12% of production. The city is the 2nd largest generator of megawatt hours from solar energy sources in Wisconsin out of the 808 cities.

Releasing 22,403,947.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Barron ranks 189th highest out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 6,001.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 769th 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 Solar, accounting for 2,843 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Barron

Barron residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
38th12.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Barron
225th$103.97Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED13.43120.72200,61626,945,000
Barron Light and WaterBUNDLED9.8882.1242414,822.891,464,385.54
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Cumberland, WI Electricity Overview

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Cumberland's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 7.85% less than the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. More electricity is consumed in Cumberland than is produced, with electricity usage totaling 11762.43% of production. Non-renewable fuels are used to generate 230 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of their total production.

Releasing 14,611,618.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Cumberland ranks 248th highest out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 6,425.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 16th 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 149.56 megawatt hours, or 65.03% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cumberland

Cumberland residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
70th13.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cumberland
218th$102.11Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED13.43120.72200,61626,945,000
Cumberland UtilityBUNDLED11.6771.052308,182.89954,960.98
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

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 Solar 2,843
Cumberland WI Distillate Fuel Oil 230154,547.6671.95

Barron County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Barron County has the 926th largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 298,012,231.44 kilograms a year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 6,379.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Barron County as the 984th highest polluting county in the US. Power plants in the county primarily use Solar, which makes up 2,843 megawatt hours (or 92.52%) 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 149.56 (4.87%) and 80.44 (2.62%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Barron County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 26th most plants within a county in Wisconsin.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
92.52%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
4.87%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.62%

Barron County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Barron County offering electricity. Of those 6, 5 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 6.04% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. 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:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.49%
    • Barron Light and Water: 33.02%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 33.49%
  • Cameron, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Chetek, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Cumberland, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 35.55%
    • Cumberland Utility: 28.90%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 35.55%
  • Dallas, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Haugen, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Prairie Farm, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.07%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 28.93%
  • Rice Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 18.37%
    • Northern States Power Company: 44.42%
    • Rice Lake Utilities: 37.21%
  • Turtle Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 65.55%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 30.24%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 4.21%

* 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?

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-25