Jackson County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jackson County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Jackson County pay an average rate of 0.85% more than the national average at 14.58 cents per kilowatt hour.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 735 megawatt hours, of Jackson County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 52nd in the state for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel types.

With a population of 21,145 citizens, Jackson County is the 50th most populated county in the state and the 1816th largest in the country.

With 21,145 residents within its borders and 735 megawatt hours produced per year, Jackson County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.03 megawatt hours. This is the 1888th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

Jackson County ranks 20th in Wisconsin out of 72 counties in solar power production, with 735 megawatt hours produced from solar.

Jackson County is ranked as the 1952nd largest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the country with 251,560.23 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    251,560 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    735 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    735 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    135,186,957 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,393.33 kg

Black River Falls, WI Electricity Overview

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Black River Falls' inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 13.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 5.67% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. The city produces over 0 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 60th most in total generation for any city in the state. Black River Falls produces 1.56% of the electricity used in the city and must import power from plants outside of their city limits or rural area power generation facilities.

The consumption of electricity in Black River Falls accounts for 22,236,677.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 191st largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 762nd worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. Approximately 100.00% of Black River Falls' electricity is generated using Solar. Black River Falls has the 17th highest number of power plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Black River Falls

Black River Falls 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.
84th13.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Black River Falls
220th$102.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Black River Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Black River Falls, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black River Falls Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED12.2188.6719,3432,361,000
JackelecBUNDLED14.86128.7179,303.6111,783,538.29
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

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Merrillan, WI Electricity Overview

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Merrillan's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 20.29% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. The city ranks 8th in Wisconsin out of 808 cities for solar generation per capita. The city has a deficit of 6,606.07 megawatt hours due to the fact that citizens are using 8257.58% more electricity than is produced.

The consumption of electricity in Merrillan accounts for 3,560,462.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 496th largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 758th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. Approximately 100.00% of Merrillan's electricity is generated using Solar. Merrillan has the 17th highest number of power plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Merrillan

Merrillan 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.
13th11.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Merrillan
26th$83.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Merrillan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Merrillan, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
JackelecBUNDLED14.86128.7179,303.6111,783,538.29
Merrillan, Wisconsin Electric UtilityBUNDLED7.9652.272,497.22198,845.45
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Melrose, WI Electricity Overview

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Melrose's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 0.78% above the average nationwide rate of 14.46 cents. Melrose has the 515th largest population in Wisconsin, with 544 residents residing within its borders. Northern States Power Company is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

The consumption of electricity in Melrose accounts for 3,488,162.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 503rd largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. Averaging 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 68th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Melrose, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Melrose

Melrose 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.
404th14.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Melrose
466th$109.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Melrose Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Melrose, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
JackelecBUNDLED14.86128.7179,303.6111,783,538.29
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Electricity Production in Jackson County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Jackson County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Black River Falls WI Solar 655
Merrillan WI Solar 80

Jackson County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Jackson County results in 135,186,957.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1528th highest amount of any county in the US. This total also results in a ranking of 32nd worst in the state for pollution per person from electricity consumption. The county has the 980th highest power plants of any county in the US, with 2 total plants. Jackson County has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced from Solar.

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Jackson County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Approximately 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Jackson County offer net metering to their consumers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Wisconsin has heavily restricted regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Jackson County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.28% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Wisconsin average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 520th best in the US and a state rank of 37th best out of 3221 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Jackson County:

  • Alma Center, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Black River Falls, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Jackelec: 9.61%
    • Black River Falls Municipal Utilities: 40.39%
  • Hixton, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Melrose, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 97.00%
    • Jackelec: 3.00%
  • Merrillan, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.02%
    • Jackelec: 3.80%
    • Merrillan, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 46.19%
  • Taylor, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Jackelec: 2.54%
    • Riverland Energy Cooperative: 47.46%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Jackson County, Wisconsin?

Jackson County, Wisconsin has 2 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Jackson County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity supplier in Jackson County, Wisconsin by total customer count is Northern States Power Company.

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

Jackson County, Wisconsin has 8 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Jackson County, Wisconsin?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-24