La Crosse County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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La Crosse County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

La Crosse County is the 11th worst pollution level from electricity consumption in the state, emitting 858,530,195.18 kilograms of CO2 gases.

La Crosse County generates 0.38 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes La Crosse County the 1149th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable generation per capita in the country.

La Crosse County is the 1094th largest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties when it comes to megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

Over the last year, there has been a 12.54% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in La Crosse County.

Roughly 25.94% of La Crosse County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 23rd highest county out of 72 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel types.

La Crosse County is ranked as the 12th highest consuming county out of 72 counties in Wisconsin with over 1,400,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,436,957 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    62,777 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    46,493 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    16,284 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    858,530,195 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,107.98 kg

La Crosse, WI Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call La Crosse home have an average residential electricity rate of 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.68% less than the average Wisconsin rate of 15.11 cents and 0.64% higher than the national average of 14.46 cents. La Crosse produces 9.32% of the electricity consumed in the city and must import power from nearby cities and counties or rural area power generation facilities. Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Approximately 8,002.65 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 7th worst polluter in the state out of 808 cities. At 8,002.65 kilograms per person and 52,680 people in the city, the city emits 421,579,856.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 12th largest amount in Wisconsin for total emissions. Power producing plants in the city most often use Wood/Wood Waste Solids, which accounts for 49.30% (or 28,803.33 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city. When taken together with Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (27.90%) and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (22.82%), these three fuel sources make up 100.02% of the city electricity production. La Crosse has one electricity generation plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Crosse

La Crosse 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.
358th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Crosse
703rd$119.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Crosse Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Crosse, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.7558,4221,936,924282,112,988
Riverland Energy CooperativeBUNDLED14.33157.56228,10732,684,400
Vernon Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.26143.22121,183.9918,494,402.78

Zips with electric coverage in La Crosse, Wisconsin include: 54601, 54650, 54603

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Onalaska, WI Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Onalaska home have an average residential electricity rate of 14.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.37% lower than the average Wisconsin rate of 15.11 cents and 0.09% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Onalaska residents consume 5136.57% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up the difference. The city's use of renewable fuels for electricity production totals 0.23 megawatt hours per citizen.

Approximately 6,426.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 14th worst polluter in the state out of 808 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 120,829,157.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Landfill Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Onalaska. Onalaska has one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Onalaska

Onalaska 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.
200th14.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Onalaska
766th$132.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Onalaska Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Onalaska, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Riverland Energy CooperativeBUNDLED14.33157.56228,10732,684,400

Zips with electric coverage in Onalaska, Wisconsin include: 54601, 54650, 54603

Holmen, WI Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Holmen home have an average residential electricity rate of 14.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.38% lower than the average Wisconsin rate of 15.11 cents and 0.10% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $133.15 per month.

Approximately 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 68th worst polluter in the state out of 808 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 68,359,017.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Holmen

Holmen 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.
184th14.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Holmen
770th$133.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Holmen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Holmen, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Riverland Energy CooperativeBUNDLED14.33157.56228,10732,684,400

Electricity Production in La Crosse County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in La Crosse County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
La Crosse WI Wood/Wood Waste Solids 58,422115,279,942.141,973.2312/2023
Onalaska Campus Landfill BiogasGundersen Lutheran Biogas I LLC (100.00%)
Onalaska WI Landfill Gas 4,3552,610,321.17599.38

La Crosse County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 7,107.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 743rd worst in the nation. At 7,107.98 kilograms per person and 120,784 residents in the county, the county emits 858,530,195.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 409th highest rank in the United States Wood/Wood Waste Solids is the fuel of choice in La Crosse County, with 45.88% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste are the second and third most used fuel sources, respectively, for electricity generation. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is used to make 25.96% of electricity generation and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste makes up 21.24% of total generation in the county. La Crosse County has 2 electricity plants, which is 980th most in the country.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
45.88%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
25.96%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
21.24%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
6.94%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.30%
OTHER
Other
-0.32%

La Crosse County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Out of the 5 suppliers in La Crosse County, 4 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Wisconsin has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

In La Crosse County one company reports energy loss, Riverland Energy Cooperative. They average an annual energy loss of 3.81%. With a state average energy loss of 2.31%, La Crosse County is ranked as the 46th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in La Crosse County:

  • Bangor, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Bangor Municipal Utility: 50.00%
  • Holmen, Wisconsin:
    • Riverland Energy Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • La Crosse, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 76.99%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 4.51%
    • Riverland Energy Cooperative: 18.50%
  • Onalaska, Wisconsin:
    • Riverland Energy Cooperative: 49.58%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.42%
  • Rockland, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • West Salem, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in La Crosse County, Wisconsin?

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity provider in La Crosse County, Wisconsin.

How many electric companies offer service in La Crosse County, Wisconsin?

La Crosse County, Wisconsin has 5 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in La Crosse County, Wisconsin?

How many power plants are in La Crosse County, Wisconsin?

There are 2 electricity plants in La Crosse County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-21