Kenosha County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

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Residents of Kenosha County consume enough electricity to emit 6,452.33 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per capita, compared to the nationwide average of 4,494.55.

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Kenosha County produces 0.26 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Kenosha County the 39th highest ranking county out of 72 counties for renewable production per capita in Wisconsin.

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Over the course of the most recent 12 months, Kenosha County saw a 3.29% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

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Kenosha County is the 8th largest county by population in the state, with 169,561 citizens residing in the county.

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Over 100.00% of Kenosha County’s electricity production comes from renewable fuels, ranking Kenosha County at 27th in Wisconsin for renewable electricity generation.

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In the last year, Kenosha County has seen a 11.13% drop in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,990,055 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    44,727 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    44,727 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.26 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,094,062,722 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,452.33 kg

Kenosha, WI Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Kenosha, which is 7.98% above Wisconsin's average rate of 14.65 cents and 17.57% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. WE Energies has 4,742 residential customers, which is more than all other providers who operate in the city.

Roughly 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 207th worst polluter in the state out of 782 cities. With total emissions of 640,994,257.59 kilograms, the city ranks 3rd worst in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has to turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for power, because zero electricity production occurs within city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kenosha

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
717th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kenosha
558th$104.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kenosha Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kenosha, Wisconsin

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WE EnergiesBUNDLED15.81104.12No DataIcon representing missing value.8,111,5371,282,737,054

Zips with electric coverage in Kenosha, Wisconsin include: 53142, 53140, 53144, 53143, 53158, 53104

Pleasant Prairie, WI Electric Overview

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Pleasant Prairie's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the Wisconsin and the United States average rates of 14.65 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. WE Energies is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

The electricity sold in Pleasant Prairie has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 133,949,847.27 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pleasant Prairie

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
717th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pleasant Prairie
558th$104.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pleasant Prairie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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WE EnergiesBUNDLED15.81104.12No DataIcon representing missing value.8,111,5371,282,737,054

Zips with electric coverage in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin include: 53142, 53143, 53158

Salem Lakes, WI Electric Overview

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Salem Lakes's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 15.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.59% above the average Wisconsin rate of 14.65 cents. Selling 111,048.16 megawatt hours a year, WE Energies is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Consumers in Salem Lakes deal with 0.72 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 81.55 minutes.

Salem Lakes emits 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 207th worst polluting city out of 782 cities in the state. With total emissions of 94,701,101.7 kilograms, the city ranks 55th worst in Wisconsin for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 172,855.38 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salem Lakes

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.144/kWh$154.54/mo.$81.61/mo.
714th15.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salem Lakes
557th$103.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salem Lakes Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salem Lakes, Wisconsin

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Alliant EnergyBUNDLED13.3897.05No DataIcon representing missing value.3,658,666489,567,417
WE EnergiesBUNDLED15.81104.12No DataIcon representing missing value.8,111,5371,282,737,054

Energy Production in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

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Pheasant Run Landfill Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kenosha County citizens average 6,452.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 12th highest in Wisconsin out of 72 in this category. This equals a total emissions amount of 1,094,062,721.56 kilograms. The county has one electricity plant in the county. This is the 1432nd most power plants within a county and the 2008th highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US. In Kenosha County, Landfill Gas is 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Kenosha County offering electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Wisconsin has highly restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Kenosha County is about 2.57% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Kenosha County a rank of 28th best in Wisconsin out of 72.

Power Companies in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Kenosha County:

  • Bristol, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Kenosha, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Paddock Lake, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Salem Lakes, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 2.32%
    • WE Energies: 97.68%
  • Twin Lakes, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 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 Kenosha County, Wisconsin?

Kenosha County, Wisconsin has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Kenosha County, Wisconsin?

Kenosha County, Wisconsin is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity provider in Kenosha County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Which electricity companies offer service in Kenosha County, Wisconsin?

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1WE Energies40,474
2Alliant Energy1,729

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16