Lafayette County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lafayette County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 0.01% of the megawatt hours produced in Lafayette County, ranking it 29th out of 72 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

Lafayette County generates 0.01% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Lafayette County as the 27th highest county in the state out of 72 counties for non-renewable production per capita per year.

Lafayette County has seen a rise of about 10.11% in electricity produced by wind.

Hydroelectric power accounts for 0.05% of the electricity produced in the county after a 75.45% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.

Lafayette County has the 17th highest electricity generation in the state out of 72 counties, generating 410,092 megawatt hours.

On average, Lafayette County citizens are responsible for 0.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making them the 72nd highest polluting county out of 72 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    197,620 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    410,092 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    410,068 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    24 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    24.69 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,211 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0.49 kg

Darlington, WI Electricity Overview

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Darlington's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.80% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents. This means the city is 149th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for best average electricity rate. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.14 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting about 87.18 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 1,958.5 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider.

Electricity consumption in Darlington results in the release of 15,786,502.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 236th highest in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 68th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Darlington must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Darlington

Darlington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
149th14.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Darlington
705th$119.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Darlington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Darlington, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Scenic Rivers Energy CooperativeBUNDLED13.63157.36184,79725,188,300

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Shullsburg, WI Electricity Overview

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Shullsburg's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.65% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents. This means the city is 49th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for best average electricity rate. Consumers in Shullsburg are faced with 1.14 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 87.18 minutes. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Shullsburg, Wisconsin Electric Utility.

Electricity consumption in Shullsburg results in the release of 7,521,351.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 359th highest in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 68th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Shullsburg must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shullsburg

Shullsburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
49th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shullsburg
164th$95.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shullsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shullsburg, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Scenic Rivers Energy CooperativeBUNDLED13.63157.36184,79725,188,300
Shullsburg, Wisconsin Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.7179.994,951.82579,748.82

Belmont, WI Electricity Overview

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Belmont's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.39% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents. This means the city is 30th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for best average electricity rate. Consumers in Belmont are faced with 0.72 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 81.55 minutes. Belmont Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity consumption in Belmont results in the release of 6,341,531.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 387th highest in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 559th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Belmont must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belmont

Belmont residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
30th12.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belmont
40th$87.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Belmont Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Belmont, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Belmont ElectricBUNDLED10.2869.53,798.52390,301.08

Electricity Production in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lafayette County WI Wind 409,875
Argyle WI Conventional Hydroelectric 21717,039.0978.52

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lafayette County has around 99.95% of its electricity generated by Wind. Conventional Hydroelectric (0.05%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.01%). Around 0.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 2932nd worst in the country. Total emissions in the county are 8,210.98 kilograms, which is the 2928th worst total amount of emissions for a county in the United States. There are 2 electricity generation plants in Lafayette County, which is the 26th most power plants in a county in Wisconsin.

WIND
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99.95%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Lafayette County providing electricity. Of those 6, 4 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Wisconsin has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Lafayette County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 3.82% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 867th best in the United States and a state rank of 49th best out of 3221 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lafayette County:

  • Argyle, Wisconsin:
    • Argyle, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company: 100.00%
  • Belmont, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 49.04%
    • Belmont Electric: 50.96%
  • Benton, Wisconsin:
    • Benton, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 49.50%
    • Alliant Energy: 50.50%
  • Blanchardville, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Darlington, Wisconsin:
    • Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative: 27.95%
    • Alliant Energy: 72.05%
  • Gratiot, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 41.39%
    • Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative: 58.61%
  • Shullsburg, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 38.17%
    • Shullsburg, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 54.82%
    • Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative: 7.01%
  • South Wayne, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Lafayette County, Wisconsin?

Lafayette County, Wisconsin is home to 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Lafayette County, Wisconsin by total customer count is Alliant Energy.

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

There are 6 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.

What electricity companies offer service in Lafayette County, Wisconsin?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-24