Marathon County, WI: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Marathon County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marathon County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Marathon County has experienced a 18.98% decline during the course of the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Marathon County ranks 10th in Wisconsin out of 72 counties for total natural gas generation, with 18,999.02 megawatt hours generated using the source.

Marathon County produces 27.46 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 6th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Marathon County consumes only 41.94% of the electricity generated in the county, meaning they can store or export the remaining 58.06%.

Citizens in Marathon County face an average of 0.74 outages lasting 75.7 minutes each year, compared to the national averages of 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes per outage.

Over 1.45% of Marathon County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel types, ranking Marathon County at 681st in the United States for total sustainable electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,612,331 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,844,640 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    55,648 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,788,992 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    27.87 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,467,612,535 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,638.11 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Wausau

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Wausau Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.83¢ per kWh

  • 2.74% higher than last month
  • 0.7% lower than April last year
  • 2.8% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 0.49% lower than the US average
  • 339th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 211 since April last year
  • 20,768th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 202 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,221 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.54¢ per kWh

  • 0.06% lower than last month
  • 5.71% higher than April last year
  • 2.42% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 2.61% higher than the US average
  • 389th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 138 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 129 since April last year
  • 22,115th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 728 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,327 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$82.47 per month

  • 8.69% lower than last month
  • 7.91% lower than April last year
  • 13.05% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 26.85% lower than the US average
  • 137th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 35 since April last year
  • 4,134th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 959 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,525 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$98.33 per month

  • 0.6% lower than last month
  • 2.95% higher than April last year
  • 10.64% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 27.74% lower than the US average
  • 146th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 3,087th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 46 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,133 since April last year

Wausau, WI Electricity Overview

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Wausau's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 2.61% above the average nationwide rate of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $98.33. This is 28.75% below the nationwide average bill of $138.02. Wisconsin Public Service is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Wausau accounts for 236,251,309.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 21st largest emissions amount in the state out of 810 cities. Averaging 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 90th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Wausau, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wausau

Wausau residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.117/kWh$123.53/mo.$61.19/mo.
389th16.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wausau
146th$98.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wausau Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wausau, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5098.3129,0392,923,113.06482,250,843

Zips with electric coverage in Wausau, Wisconsin include: 54401, 54403, 54476

Weston, WI Electricity Overview

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Weston's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 2.61% above the average nationwide rate of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $98.33. This is 28.75% below the nationwide average bill of $138.02. Wisconsin Public Service is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Weston accounts for 92,782,656.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 53rd largest emissions amount in the state out of 810 cities. Averaging 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 90th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Weston, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Weston

Weston residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.117/kWh$123.53/mo.$61.19/mo.
389th16.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Weston
146th$98.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Weston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Weston, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5098.312,923,113.06482,250,843

Zips with electric coverage in Weston, Wisconsin include: 54403, 54476, 54471

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Kronenwetter, WI Electricity Overview

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Kronenwetter's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 17.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 8.91% above the average nationwide rate of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $105.99. This is 23.21% below the nationwide average bill of $138.02. Wisconsin Public Service is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Kronenwetter accounts for 49,081,068.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 113th largest emissions amount in the state out of 810 cities. Averaging 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 90th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Kronenwetter, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kronenwetter

Kronenwetter residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.184/kWh$0.129/kWh$132.20/mo.$69.99/mo.
577th17.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kronenwetter
194th$105.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kronenwetter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kronenwetter, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Wisconsin Electric CooperativeBUNDLED21.52136.0754,791.1811,792,909.21
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5098.312,923,113.06482,250,843

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Electricity Production in Marathon County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Marathon County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rothschild WI Coal 3,746,8573,459,168,043.37923.22
Mosinee MillAhlstrom-Munksjo (23.30%)Expera Specialty Solutions (62.76%)
Mosinee WI Black Liquour 113,617.4846,927,797.34413.03

Marathon County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 1,467,612,535.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Marathon County ranks 6th worst out of 72 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 10,638.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 5th highest in the state in this category. Electricity plants in the county primarily use Coal, which makes up 97.97% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Black Liquour at 0.99% and Natural Gas at 0.49% of generation. Marathon County has 2 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 331st most power plants within a county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
97.97%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
0.99%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.49%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.34%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.09%
OTHER
Other
0.12%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Marathon County offer net metering to their consumers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Wisconsin has heavily restricted regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Marathon County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 2.71% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.87% and the Wisconsin average is 2.46%, resulting in a rank of 283rd best in the US and a state rank of 15th best out of 3230 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Marathon County:

  • Aniwa, Wisconsin:
    • Badger Power Marketing Authority: 49.99%
    • Alliant Energy: 50.01%
  • Athens, Wisconsin:
    • Taylor Electric: 44.70%
    • Northern States Power Company: 55.30%
  • Edgar, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 71.76%
    • Northern States Power Company: 28.24%
  • Eland, Wisconsin:
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 3.32%
    • Alliant Energy: 48.32%
    • Badger Power Marketing Authority: 48.36%
  • Elderon, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 50.00%
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Fenwood, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 58.30%
    • Northern States Power Company: 41.70%
  • Hatley, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 91.23%
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 8.77%
  • Kronenwetter, Wisconsin:
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 20.29%
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 79.71%
  • Marathon City, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Mosinee, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Rothschild, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Schofield, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Spencer, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Clark Electric: 50.00%
  • Stratford, Wisconsin:
    • Marshfield Utilities: 50.00%
    • Stratford, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Wausau, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Weston, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Marathon County, Wisconsin has 2 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Marathon County, Wisconsin by total customer count is Northern States Power Company.

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

Marathon County, Wisconsin has 8 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Marathon County, Wisconsin?

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-06