Milwaukee County, WI: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Milwaukee County generates 11.9 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 10 highest county out of 72 counties for production per capita in Wisconsin.

Electric production plants in Milwaukee County experienced a 23.54% rise in the use of non-renewable fuels in the previous year, which is an unfortunate trend.

Milwaukee County is the 19th highest producing county in the state out of 72 counties when it comes to megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel types.

Milwaukee County generates roughly 11.37 megawatt hours of electricity with natural gas per resident living in the county. This is the 5th highest amount in the state.

Milwaukee County produces 10,446,440.88 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 11.37 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Milwaukee County the 5th highest ranked county out of 72 counties in the state for electricity production from coal per capita.

Milwaukee County ranks 1st out of 72 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using 10,736,496.1 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    10,736,496 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,928,685 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    18,545 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,910,140 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.9 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,886,615,335 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,761.98 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Milwaukee

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Milwaukee Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

19.18¢ per kWh

  • 0.29% higher than last month
  • 1.45% lower than April last year
  • 10.79% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 13.42% higher than the US average
  • 773rd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 25 since April last year
  • 26,456th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 109 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 329 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

19.06¢ per kWh

  • 0.12% lower than last month
  • 7.43% higher than April last year
  • 12.45% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 18.25% higher than the US average
  • 781st in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 27,002nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 104 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,557 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$97.52 per month

  • 8.67% lower than last month
  • 4.46% lower than April last year
  • 2.81% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 13.5% lower than the US average
  • 580th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 25 since April last year
  • 10,025th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,209 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,727 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$118.24 per month

  • 0.32% lower than last month
  • 3.97% higher than April last year
  • 7.46% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 13.11% lower than the US average
  • 615th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 15 since April last year
  • 9,410th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 460 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,848 since April last year

Milwaukee, WI Electricity Overview

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Milwaukee averages a residential electricity rate of 19.06 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 12.45% above Wisconsin's average rate of 16.95 cents. There are 367,555.86 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city from the use of natural gas as the fuel source. This is the 4th most for a city in the state out of 810 cities. Electric production plants in Milwaukee have, luckily, brought about a 29.24% drop in the amount of fossil and other non-renewable fuel types used last year.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 810 cities in Wisconsin, Milwaukee releases 3,316,980,446.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use each year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per person in the city, which amounts to 5,888.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Milwaukee as the 789th highest polluting city in Wisconsin. The city has the highest electricity producing plants of any city in Wisconsin, with 2 total power plants. Milwaukee has roughly 95.19% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Totaling Natural Gas with Landfill Gas (4.80%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.00%), these three fuel types account for 386,118 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) city's electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Milwaukee

Milwaukee residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.145/kWh$157.07/mo.$81.83/mo.
781st19.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Milwaukee
615th$118.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Milwaukee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED19.05118.22317,0557,766,178.121,479,244,337

Zips with electric coverage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin include: 53215, 53209, 53218, 53221, 53051, 53204, 53154, 53214, 53207, 53211, 53219 and 22 other zip code(s).

West Allis, WI Electricity Overview

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West Allis averages a residential electricity rate of 19.06 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 12.45% above Wisconsin's average rate of 16.95 cents. WE Energies has an estimated 2,002 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in West Allis has byproducts of 357,958,330.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 14th largest emissions amount of any city in Wisconsin. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks West Allis as the 572nd highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of West Allis must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Allis

West Allis residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.145/kWh$157.07/mo.$81.83/mo.
781st19.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Allis
615th$118.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Allis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Allis, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED19.05118.227,766,178.121,479,244,337

Zips with electric coverage in West Allis, Wisconsin include: 53214, 53219, 53227, 53226, 53228

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Wauwatosa, WI Electricity Overview

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Wauwatosa averages a residential electricity rate of 19.06 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 12.45% above Wisconsin's average rate of 16.95 cents. WE Energies has an estimated 2,325 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in Wauwatosa has byproducts of 285,748,469.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 16th largest emissions amount of any city in Wisconsin. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Wauwatosa as the 572nd highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Wauwatosa must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wauwatosa

Wauwatosa residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.145/kWh$157.07/mo.$81.83/mo.
781st19.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wauwatosa
615th$118.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wauwatosa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED19.05118.227,766,178.121,479,244,337

Zips with electric coverage in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin include: 53208, 53213, 53225, 53210, 53222, 53226

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Electricity Production in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Oak Creek WI Coal 6,642,3735,938,667,774.73894.06
South Oak CreekWE Energies (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Coal 3,900,1943,959,949,930.061,015.325/2025
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 317,055145,926,567.08460.26
MMSD Jones Island WastewaterMilwaukee Metro Sewerage Dist (100.00%)
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 69,06319,046,659.1275.79

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Milwaukee County is the highest ranked county in Wisconsin out of 72 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county releasing 9,886,615,334.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 10,761.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Milwaukee County as the 4th highest polluting county in the state. The county has the 3rd most electricity producing plants of any county in the state, with 4 total power plants. Milwaukee County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 95.59% of electricity production using this fuel. Natural Gas and Landfill Gas account for 4.24% and 0.17% of electricity generation, respectively.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
95.59%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
4.24%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.17%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Milwaukee County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for residents in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole supplier in town offers net metering options. At the state level, Wisconsin has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Milwaukee County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 2.68% of their energy lost per year. The national average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 2.46%, resulting in a rank of 278th best in the United States and a state rank of 12th best out of 3230 and 72 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Milwaukee County:

  • Bayside, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Brown Deer, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Cudahy, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Fox Point, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Franklin, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Glendale, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Greendale, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Greenfield, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Hales Corners, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Oak Creek, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • River Hills, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Shorewood, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • South Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • St. Francis, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Wauwatosa, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • West Allis, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • West Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 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 Milwaukee County, Wisconsin?

There are 4 power plants in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

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

The largest electricity supplier in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Which electricity companies offer service in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1WE Energies42,774

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-04