Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

The burning of coal in the production of electricity declined in Milwaukee County over the course of the past year, with a decreased usage of roughly 18.76% taking place.

Milwaukee County had a 1.01% rise over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation.

Milwaukee County produces 518,697.9 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 6th out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for total natural gas production.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Milwaukee County saw a 2.76% increase during the most recent year.

Milwaukee County produces 0 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar energy, giving the county a ranking of 845th in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Milwaukee County generates 0.65% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.07 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,177,019 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,619,831 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    69,560 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,550,271 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    10,039,650,444 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,686.29 kg

Milwaukee, WI Electricity Overview

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Milwaukee averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 9.06% above Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents. There are 479,446.4 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 808 cities. Electric production plants in Milwaukee have, sadly, permitted a 4.97% increase in the amount of fossil and other non-renewable fuel types used last year.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin, Milwaukee releases 3,644,620,641.21 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 6,314.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Milwaukee as the 761st highest polluting city in Wisconsin. The city has the 3rd highest electricity producing plants of any city in Wisconsin, with 3 total power plants. Milwaukee has roughly 94.25% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas. Totaling Natural Gas with Landfill Gas (4.72%) and Other Biomass Gas (1.03%), these three fuel types account for 508,694 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) city's electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Milwaukee

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Milwaukee
467th$109.39Average 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 EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.39422,2868,177,1411,347,399,825

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

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West Allis, WI Electricity Overview

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West Allis averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 9.06% above Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents. WE Energies has an estimated 1,968 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in West Allis has byproducts of 386,807,777.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 15th 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 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks West Allis as the 68th 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 January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Allis
467th$109.39Average 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 EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

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

Wauwatosa, WI Electricity Overview

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Wauwatosa averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 9.06% above Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents. WE Energies has an estimated 2,285 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in Wauwatosa has byproducts of 310,260,554.52 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 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Wauwatosa as the 68th 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 January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wauwatosa
467th$109.39Average 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 EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

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

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 5,823,4705,238,897,724.92899.62
South Oak CreekWE Energies (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Coal 4,247,355.014,251,280,668.761,000.925/2024
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 422,286194,061,590.94459.55
MMSD Jones Island WastewaterMilwaukee Metro Sewerage Dist (100.00%)
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 81,16622,498,193.83277.19
Metro Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Franklin WI Landfill Gas 38,93231,558,898.02810.62
FCPC Renewable GenerationFCPC Renewable Generation, LLC (100.00%)
Milwaukee WI Other Biomass Gas 5,2421,046,450.79199.63
IKEA Oak Creek Rooftop PV SystemIKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Solar 1,380

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 10,039,650,444.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 10,686.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Milwaukee County as the 6th highest polluting county in the state. The county has the 5th most electricity producing plants of any county in the state, with 7 total power plants. Milwaukee County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 94.46% of electricity production using this fuel. Natural Gas and Landfill Gas account for 4.88% and 0.59% of electricity generation, respectively.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
94.46%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
4.88%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.59%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.05%
SOLAR
Solar
0.01%

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 2.47% of their energy lost per year. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 258th best in the United States and a state rank of 7th best out of 3221 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 7 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 Energies42,041

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-15