Marathon County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

Spike in Electricity Bill?

Reduce or replace your electricity bill with solar for as low as $0 down and $79/mo

Marathon County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Marathon County is 14.69 cents. This rate is about 1.59% higher than the national average of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 138,013 citizens within its borders and 5,198,697.59 megawatt hours produced each year, Marathon County has a per capita production of 37.67 megawatt hours. The city is 550th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

Marathon County averages 1.61 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 18th highest in Wisconsincounties.

Marathon County is 2nd out of 72 counties in Wisconsin in megawatt hours generated from coal use over the last year.

Marathon County produces 0.89% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 46,204.96 megawatt hours per year.

Marathon County had a 21.94% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,641,929 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,198,698 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    222,111 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,976,587 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    37.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,493,450,606 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,821.09 kg

Wausau, WI Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Wausau's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 1.83% above the average nationwide rate of 14.46 cents. The city is ranked 35th in Wisconsin in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 30,490 megawatt hours produced. The city has a deficiency of 445,315.14 megawatt hours due to residents consuming 1460.53% more electricity than the city generates. This leads to the city having to import extra electricity.

The consumption of electricity in Wausau accounts for 240,010,942.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 24th largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 770th worst in Wisconsin for emissions per capita. Approximately 100.00% of Wausau's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Wausau has the 6th most power generation plants of any city in Wisconsin, with 2 total plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wausau

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.28/mo.$61.19/mo.
464th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wausau
73rd$92.74Average 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 ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.7430,4903,037,654447,299,638

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

Go Solar for as low as $79/mo - $0 down + flexible financing

Weston, WI Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Weston's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 1.83% above the average nationwide rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $92.74. This is 28.58% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Wisconsin Public Service is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Weston accounts for 100,816,886.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 53rd largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. Averaging 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 68th 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 January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.28/mo.$61.19/mo.
464th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Weston
73rd$92.74Average 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 ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.743,037,654447,299,638

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

Kronenwetter, WI Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Kronenwetter's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 15.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 4.15% above the average nationwide rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $103.13. This is 20.58% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Wisconsin Public Service is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Kronenwetter accounts for 53,559,972.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 110th largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. Averaging 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 68th 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 January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.124/kWh$123.66/mo.$71.90/mo.
561st15.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kronenwetter
223rd$103.13Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED18.33121.8559,285.3410,864,313.65
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.743,037,654447,299,638

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 4,935,592.024,601,014,585.4932.21
Mosinee MillExpera Specialty Solutions (57.54%)Ahlstrom-Munksjo (23.87%)
Mosinee WI Black Liquour 127,71952,573,314.65411.63
Rothschild Biomass Cogen FacilityWE Energies (100.00%)
Rothschild WI Wood/Wood Waste Solids 113,12875,972,837.22671.57
Wausau WI Conventional Hydroelectric 30,490
Fiber Recovery, Inc.Fiber Recovery, Inc (100.00%)
Marathon County WI Landfill Gas 15,7629,026,126.22572.65

Marathon County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 1,493,450,606.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Marathon County ranks 5th worst out of 72 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 10,821.09 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 95.07% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 2.25% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 0.89% of generation. Marathon County has 5 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 362nd most power plants within a county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
95.07%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
2.25%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.89%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
0.83%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.64%
OTHER
Other
0.32%

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 2.56% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Wisconsin average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 284th best in the US and a state rank of 16th best out of 3221 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Marathon County:

  • Aniwa, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 50.01%
    • Badger Power Marketing Authority: 49.99%
  • Athens, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 55.30%
    • Taylor Electric: 44.70%
  • Edgar, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Eland, Wisconsin:
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 3.32%
    • Badger Power Marketing Authority: 48.36%
    • Alliant Energy: 48.32%
  • Elderon, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 33.33%
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.33%
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Fenwood, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Hatley, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 47.71%
    • Alliant Energy: 47.71%
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 4.59%
  • Kronenwetter, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 44.36%
    • Northern States Power Company: 44.36%
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 11.29%
  • 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: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Spencer, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Clark Electric: 50.00%
  • Stratford, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.09%
    • Stratford, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 49.91%
  • 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 5 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 Wisconsin Public Service.

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?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27