Lincoln County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

In the last 12 months, Lincoln County had a 22.04% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Lincoln County is ranked as the 1637th highest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the US with 337,263.07 megawatt hours being consumed by residents who live there.

Lincoln County is ranked 6th out of 72 counties in the state for renewable electricity production per capita, at 4.85 megawatt hours per person each year.

In the last 12 months, Lincoln County has seen a 13.84% drop in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

At $100.96, the Lincoln County average monthly residential electricity bill is 1.54% lower than the state average bill.

Lincoln County produces 40.88% of their required electricity and must import the remaining 59.12% from other counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    337,263 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.87 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    137,858 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    137,858 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    109,796,928 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,864.05 kg

Merrill, WI Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.20 cents per kilowatt hour for Merrill, which is 3.88% lower than the average Wisconsin rate of 14.77 cents. The city had an undesirable 21.05% decrease in the usage of renewable fuel sources, such as solar or wind energy, compared to fossil fuels, like coal or oil. The Wisconsin average monthly residential electricity bill is $102.55, while the Merrill average is 3.81% less at $98.64 per month. This is the 194th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Wisconsin.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Merrill averages 4,645.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 43,423,377.37 kilograms, which is the 130th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Wisconsin. The city is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 6th most plants within a city in Wisconsin out of the state's 808 cities. In Merrill, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Merrill

Merrill residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.124/kWh$123.66/mo.$71.90/mo.
370th14.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Merrill
194th$98.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Merrill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Merrill, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.15106.71,951,427276,119,291
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED14.2590.5832,0793,057,438435,580,022

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Tomahawk, WI Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.20 cents per kilowatt hour for Tomahawk, which is 3.88% lower than the average Wisconsin rate of 14.77 cents. Wisconsin Public Service has an estimated 445 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $102.55, while the Tomahawk average is 3.81% below at $98.64 per month. This is the 194th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Wisconsin.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Tomahawk averages 6,535.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 22,488,463.79 kilograms, which is the 192nd highest total amount of pollution for a city in Wisconsin. All of the electricity sold in Tomahawk has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tomahawk

Tomahawk residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.124/kWh$123.66/mo.$71.90/mo.
370th14.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tomahawk
194th$98.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tomahawk Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tomahawk, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.15106.71,951,427276,119,291
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED14.2590.583,057,438435,580,022

Electricity Production in Lincoln County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Lincoln County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lincoln County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 92,306
Merrill WI Conventional Hydroelectric 22,796
Lincoln County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 13,473
Merrill WI Conventional Hydroelectric 9,283

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Lincoln County averages 3,864.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which ranks them 2089th worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the county are 109,796,927.64 kilograms, which is the 1726th highest total amount of pollution for a county in the nation. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in Lincoln County. Lincoln County has the 11th most electricity plants of any county in Wisconsin, with 4 total plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Lincoln County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity companies in Lincoln County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lincoln County is about 2.54% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Lincoln County ranks 277th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lincoln County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity supplier in Lincoln County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Wisconsin Public Service.

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

There are 4 electricity companies operating in Lincoln County, Wisconsin.

How many power plants are within Lincoln County, Wisconsin?

There are 4 power plants in Lincoln County, Wisconsin

Which electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Wisconsin Public Service36,396
2Northern States Power Company8,969
3Price Electric Cooperative449
4Taylor Electric249

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27