Dunn County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dunn County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Dunn County has the 1406th highest total electricity generation of all 3221 counties in the US, producing 61,272 megawatt hours.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 61,272 megawatt hours, of Dunn County's total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 21st in Wisconsin for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel types.

With 1,631 megawatt produced from solar power and 45,440 citizens in Dunn County, the county averages 0.04 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 16th out of 72 counties in the state.

Dunn County produces 1,631 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 15th out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for total megawatt hours generated by solar power sources.

Dunn County has emissions of 5,685.31 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1108th worst polluting county in the US by per capita pollution.

Dunn County is the 1082nd most populous county in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    540,596 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    61,272 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    61,272 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.35 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    258,340,508 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,685.31 kg

Menomonie, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Menomonie's residential electricity rate is 14.54 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 3.80% lower than Wisconsin's average price of 15.11 cents, resulting in the city ranking 357th out of 808 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The city has seen a 20.16% decline in the use of renewable fuels, such as solar or wind energy, compared to non-renewable fuel types, such as coal and oil. Northern States Power Company has an estimated 152 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city.

Menomonie emits 5,626.76 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 776th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin. This adds up to total emissions of 94,771,566.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 58th highest for total pollution in the state. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 24,541 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. Menomonie is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Menomonie

Menomonie 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.
357th14.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Menomonie
634th$110.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Menomonie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Menomonie, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dunn EnergyBUNDLED14.04141.61110,04715,446,700
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.7524,5411,936,924282,112,988

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Tainter Lake CDP, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Tainter Lake CDP's residential electricity rate is 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.26% lower than the state's average price of 15.11 cents and 1.02% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 5,561.64 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers. With annual production of 35,100 megawatt hours, Tainter Lake CDP is the 32nd highest producer of electricity in the state.

Tainter Lake CDP emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 794th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 794th highest for total pollution in the state. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 35,100 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. Tainter Lake CDP is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tainter Lake CDP

Tainter Lake CDP 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.
164th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tainter Lake CDP
717th$124.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tainter Lake CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tainter Lake CDP, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dunn EnergyBUNDLED14.04141.61110,04715,446,700
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.7535,1001,936,924282,112,988

Colfax, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Colfax's residential electricity rate is 14.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.35% lower than the state's average price of 15.11 cents and 1.11% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 367.92 megawatt hours, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Colfax emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 68th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin. This adds up to total emissions of 7,579,059.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 358th highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colfax

Colfax 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.
156th14.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colfax
720th$125.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colfax Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colfax, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dunn EnergyBUNDLED14.04141.61110,04715,446,700
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Electricity Production in Dunn County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Dunn County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tainter Lake CDP WI Conventional Hydroelectric 35,100
Menomonie WI Conventional Hydroelectric 24,541
Downsville DPC SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W2 LLC (100.00%)
Dunn County WI Solar 1,631

Dunn County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dunn County emits 5,685.31 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 50th worst polluting county out of 72 counties in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 258,340,508.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 34th highest for total emissions in the state. Conventional Hydroelectric is the primary fuel source in Dunn County, with 97.34% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Dunn County has 3 power generation plants, which is 19th most in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
97.34%
SOLAR
Solar
2.66%

Dunn County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity suppliers in Dunn County, 4 of them report that they offer net metering. Citizens of Wisconsin have heavily restricted net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The one company in Dunn County who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 4.11%. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Dunn County a rank of 1122nd best in the nation out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Dunn County:

  • Boyceville, Wisconsin:
    • Dunn Energy: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Colfax, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Dunn Energy: 50.00%
  • Downing, Wisconsin:
    • Dunn Energy: 18.32%
    • Northern States Power Company: 43.58%
    • St Croix Electric Cooperative: 38.10%
  • Elk Mound, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 86.72%
    • Dunn Energy: 13.28%
  • Knapp, Wisconsin:
    • Dunn Energy: 35.74%
    • Northern States Power Company: 64.26%
  • Menomonie, Wisconsin:
    • Dunn Energy: 5.64%
    • Northern States Power Company: 94.36%
  • Ridgeland, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 73.94%
    • Dunn Energy: 26.06%
  • Wheeler, Wisconsin:
    • Dunn Energy: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving customers in Dunn County, Wisconsin.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Dunn County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity provider in Dunn County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

How many power plants are in Dunn County, Wisconsin?

There are 3 active power plants located in Dunn County, Wisconsin

What electricity companies offer service in Dunn County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern States Power Company8,541
2Dunn Energy8,279
3St Croix Electric Cooperative286
4Eau Claire Energy216

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24