Jefferson County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jefferson County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Jefferson County citizens deal with outages averaging 81.55 minutes per interruption, with about 0.72 outages per year.

Jefferson County ranks 20th out of 72 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population consuming over 1,000,000 megawatt hours.

Sadly, within the past 12 months, there was a 7.60% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources in the county.

The use of natural gas in Jefferson County yields a total of 1,052,992.45 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 272nd out of 3221 counties in the US.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 3.24%, or 35,659 megawatt hours, of Jefferson County's total energy generation.

Jefferson County produces 12.95 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 11 highest county out of 72 counties for production per capita in Wisconsin.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,010,048 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,099,848 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    35,659 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,064,189 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.95 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    435,537,982 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,130.01 kg

Watertown, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Watertown's residential electricity price is 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.95% above the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Electricity use in Watertown results in the release of 147,002,985.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 36th largest emissions amount in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. The city also ranks 559th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Watertown have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Watertown

Watertown residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Watertown
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Watertown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Watertown, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

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Fort Atkinson, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Fort Atkinson's residential electricity price is 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.95% above the average nationwide price of 14.46 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Electricity use in Fort Atkinson results in the release of 80,657,356.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 69th largest emissions amount in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. The city also ranks 68th highest in the state in pollution per resident, averaging 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The inhabitants of Fort Atkinson have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Atkinson

Fort Atkinson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Atkinson
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Atkinson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

Jefferson, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Jefferson's residential electricity price is 13.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 5.25% below the average nationwide electricity price of 14.46 cents. Jefferson consumers consume 8315.04% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours produced in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage. With an estimated 2,572 total residential customers, Jefferson Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Electricity use in Jefferson results in the release of 49,368,266.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 122nd largest emissions amount in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. This total equates to 6,334.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the city 759th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has one electricity generation plant. Jefferson has about 100.00% of its electricity produced from Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jefferson

Jefferson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
85th13.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jefferson
155th$94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jefferson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jefferson, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Jefferson ElectricBUNDLED10.8278.0230,9883,352,500
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

Electricity Production in Jefferson County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Jefferson County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
LSP-Whitewater LPLSP-Whitewater I, LLC (1.00%)OGPA Whitewater LLC (25.83%)Polaris Whitewater, LLC (34.00%)D E Shaw Synoptic Acquisition I LLC (39.17%)
Whitewater WI Natural Gas 921,295.33344,080,897.46373.48
Jefferson County WI Natural Gas 142,894108,027,508.08756
Deertrack Park Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Jefferson County WI Landfill Gas 34,54422,151,983.89641.27
Jefferson Solar ParkHalf Moon Ventures, LLC (100.00%)
Jefferson WI Solar 1,115

Jefferson County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Jefferson County's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 1,052,992.45 megawatt hours (or 95.74%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Totaling Natural Gas with Landfill Gas (3.14%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (1.02%), these three fuel types account for 1,098,733.33 megawatt hours (or 99.90%) electricity production in the county. The county is the 18th highest ranked county in Wisconsin out of 72 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the county emitting 435,537,981.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,130.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 56th ranked county in the state and 1348th nationally for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Jefferson County has 4 power generation plants, which is 568th highest in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
95.74%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
3.14%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.02%
SOLAR
Solar
0.10%

Jefferson County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Jefferson County has 5 out of 5 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 5 providers in Jefferson County that report energy loss. Combined, these 5 providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.45% of electricity generated. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Jefferson County a rank of 41st best in the state out of 72 counties.

Providers In Each City in Jefferson County:

  • Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Jefferson, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 50.95%
    • Jefferson Electric: 49.05%
  • Johnson Creek, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Lake Mills, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 51.12%
    • Lake Mills Light and Water: 48.88%
  • Palmyra, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Sullivan, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Waterloo, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 32.42%
    • Waterloo, WI Utilities: 67.58%
  • Watertown, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

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

Jefferson County, Wisconsin has 4 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total revenue, WE Energies is the largest electricity provider in Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

What electricity companies offer service in Jefferson County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1WE Energies92,712
2Lake Mills Light and Water4,180
3Jefferson Electric4,152
4Alliant Energy2,231
5Waterloo, WI Utilities1,710

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-24