Marinette County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

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Marinette County is ranked 10th in Wisconsin out of 72 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 5.87 megawatt hours per person per year.

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Marinette County experienced a 8.42% drop in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last 12 months.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Marinette County is 14.11 cents. This rate is around 4.91% more than the nationwide average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Marinette County is ranked as the 1277th largest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the country with over 400,000 megawatt hours being consumed by residents for their electricity needs.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Marinette County is Wisconsin Public Service.

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Within the last 12 months Marinette County has seen a 11.69% increase in hydroelectric power generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    473,568 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    347,367 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    236,828 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    110,539 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    144,734,437 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,586.97 kg

Marinette, WI Electric Overview

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Marinette's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.90 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is less than the state average price of 14.65 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. The city is the 28th highest generating city in the state out of 782 cities, averaging 13.06 megawatt hours produced per resident a year. Electric production plants in the city have achieved a 13.64% increase the use of renewable fuel sources versus non-renewable and fossil fuels.

On average, Marinette residents emit 6,403.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 726th highest polluting city out of 782 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 6,403.44 kilograms per person and 10,608 residents in the city, the city emits 67,927,657.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. About 79.78% of electricity in Marinette comes from production using Natural Gas. Marinette is home to 4 power plants, which is 3rd highest in Wisconsin and 37th most when considering plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marinette

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.28/mo.$61.19/mo.
524th13.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marinette
283rd$88.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marinette Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marinette, Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED13.9088.918,4013,020,421419,757,919

Peshtigo, WI Electric Overview

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Peshtigo's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.11% lower than the average state rate of 14.65 cents and 3.32% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. Wisconsin Public Service sells 3,265.97 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Wisconsin average monthly residential power bill is $100.64, while the Peshtigo average is 11.66% lower at $88.9 per month. This ranks the city 283rd in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 27th highest polluter in Wisconsin out of 782 cities. A total of 21,669,114.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 190th worst in Wisconsin for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Peshtigo must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Peshtigo

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.28/mo.$61.19/mo.
524th13.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Peshtigo
283rd$88.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Peshtigo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Peshtigo, Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED13.9088.9No DataIcon representing missing value.3,020,421419,757,919

Niagara, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Niagara's residential electricity price is 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.98% above Wisconsin's average rate of 14.65 cents and 17.57% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. There is 318.78% more electricity generated than consumed in Niagara, which results in the ability to export the excess. The city's hydroelectric dams and other facilities produce 74,168 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the city's electricity.

Niagara’s electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 0 kilograms, which is 763rd highest in the state out of 782 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Niagara is the 763rd highest polluting city in Wisconsin. The city has one electricity generation plant, which is 25th most in the state. In Niagara, Conventional Hydroelectric is 100.00% of the fuel types utilized in electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Niagara

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
717th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Niagara
558th$104.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Niagara Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Niagara, Wisconsin

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WE EnergiesBUNDLED15.81104.12No DataIcon representing missing value.8,111,5371,282,737,054

Energy Production in Marinette County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Marinette County, Wisconsin

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Marinette WI Natural Gas 92,13861,771,496.92670.42No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Little Quinnesec Falls Hydro ProjectEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Niagara WI Conventional Hydroelectric 74,168No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Amberg CDP WI Conventional Hydroelectric 41,352No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marinette County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 28,830No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marinette County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 22,530No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marinette WI Natural Gas 18,40113,821,864.7751.15No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marinette County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 18,004No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marinette County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 16,496No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Park MillN E W Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Marinette WI Conventional Hydroelectric 15,467No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Menominee Mill MarinetteN E W Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Marinette WI Conventional Hydroelectric 12,545No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marinette County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 7,436No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Marinette County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Marinette County results in 144,734,437.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1474th most of any county in the nation. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,586.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 64th highest county in Wisconsin and 2176th nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. Around 68.18% of Marinette County’s electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Marinette County is home to 11 electricity producing plants, which is the 192nd most power plants within a county and the 311th highest number of power plants per resident out of the US' 3220 counties.

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Conventional Hydroelectric
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68.18%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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31.82%

Marinette County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity providers in Marinette County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Wisconsin has heavily restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Marinette County is about 2.51% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average is 2.76%, resulting in Marinette County receiving a rank of 343rd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Marinette County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Marinette County:

  • Coleman, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 91.59%
    • Oconto Electric Cooperative: 8.41%
  • Crivitz, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Marinette, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Niagara, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Peshtigo, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Pound, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 97.50%
    • Oconto Electric Cooperative: 2.50%
  • Wausaukee, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Marinette County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity company in Marinette County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Wisconsin Public Service.

What electricity companies offer service in Marinette County, Wisconsin?

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1Wisconsin Public Service57,839
2WE Energies29,116
3Oconto Electric Cooperative953

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

Marinette County, Wisconsin has 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

How many power plants are located within Marinette County, Wisconsin?

There are 11 active electricity plants in Marinette County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16