Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Milwaukee County is WE Energies.

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With total generation of 29,635,794.03 megawatt hours, Milwaukee County is the largest generator of electricity in the state out of 72 counties.

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Milwaukee County uses non-renewable fuel types to generate 31.24 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 8th highest county in Wisconsin for non-renewable production per capita.

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There was a 0.32% decline in CO2 emissions per capita during the last year in Milwaukee County.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Milwaukee County is 15.81 cents. This rate is approximately 17.57% higher than the national average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Over 0.30% of Milwaukee County’s electricity generation comes from renewable fuels, ranking Milwaukee County at 21st in the state for total sustainable electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,099,527 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    29,635,794 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    89,745 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    29,546,049 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    31.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,728,258,073 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,286.55 kg

Milwaukee, WI Electric Overview

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Milwaukee has an average residential electricity rate of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.98% more than the state's average rate of 14.65 cents. Milwaukee residents consume 1644.43% of the electricity generated within the city limits and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up the difference. Non-renewable fuels are used to produce 395,551.66 megawatt hours in the city, which is 93.22% of the city's total generation.

As the worst ranked city out of 782 cities in the state, Milwaukee releases 3,776,378,076.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. This total also results in a ranking of 732nd worst in the state for emissions per person. Natural Gas makes up 93.11% of the fuel used for electricity production in Milwaukee. Landfill Gas and Other Biomass Gas make up 5.49% and 1.30% of production, respectively. There are 3 electricity generation plants in Milwaukee, which is the 5th highest number of plants in a city in Wisconsin and the 2662nd highest amount of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Milwaukee

Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee
558th$104.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Milwaukee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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WE EnergiesBUNDLED15.81104.12334,8548,111,5371,282,737,054

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).

West Allis, WI Electric Overview

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Citizens who call West Allis home purchase electricity for, on average, 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.98% more than the average state rate of 14.65 cents. With 1,940 residential customers, WE Energies is the largest supplier in the city.

West Allis has no electricity generation plants within its borders. The city is the 12th highest ranked city in the state out of 782 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 385,961,001.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 207th highest polluting city in the state.

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 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 West Allis
558th$104.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Allis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Allis, Wisconsin

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

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

Wauwatosa, WI Electric Overview

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On average, citizens of Wauwatosa are charged a residential electricity rate of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 717th out of 782 cities in the state. WE Energies has 2,253 total residential customers, more than any other provider who operates in the city.

Wauwatosa is the 15th worst ranked city in the state out of 782 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 308,453,730.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 207th highest in Wisconsin for pollution per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 6,430 kilograms of emissions per capita. The city is home to no power plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wauwatosa

Wauwatosa 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 Wauwatosa
558th$104.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wauwatosa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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

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

Energy Production in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

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Oak Creek WI Coal 8,381,885.017,280,939,380.53868.65No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
South Oak CreekWE Energies (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Coal 4,000,894.013,907,381,655.27976.63YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 334,854161,338,003.26481.82No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MMSD Jones Island WastewaterMilwaukee Metro Sewerage Dist (100.00%)
Milwaukee WI Natural Gas 83,98523,317,912.25277.64No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Metro Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Franklin WI Landfill Gas 38,53931,497,767.84817.3No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MMSD South Shore WastewaterMilwaukee Metro Sewerage Dist (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Other Biomass Gas 24,8276,891,988.38277.6No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
FCPC Renewable GenerationFCPC Renewable Generation, LLC (100.00%)
Milwaukee WI Other Biomass Gas 5,4971,254,105.95228.14No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
IKEA Oak Creek Rooftop PV SystemIKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
Oak Creek WI Solar 1,543No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Milwaukee County's power plants mainly use Coal, which accounts for 29,078,718.5 megawatt hours (or 98.12%) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Natural Gas and Landfill Gas have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Natural Gas makes up 466,865.05 megawatt hours (1.58%) of electricity production and Landfill Gas accounts for 61,826.34 megawatt hours (0.21%) of total production in the county. The county’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 9,728,258,073.47 kilograms, which is 1st highest in Wisconsin out of 72 counties. This total results in 10,286.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the county ranks 402nd worst in the US for emissions per capita from electricity use. Milwaukee County is home to 8 power producing plants, which is the 291st most power plants within a county and the 1964th highest number of power plants per resident out of the country's 3220 counties.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.12%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.58%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
0.21%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Other Biomass Gas
0.09%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.01%
OTHER
Other
0.00%

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Milwaukee County is home to one electricity company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. At the state level, Wisconsin has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Milwaukee County has an average of 2.47% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Wisconsin average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 329th best in the US and a state rank of 20th best out of 3220 and 72 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Milwaukee County:

  • Bayside, Wisconsin:
    • WPPI Energy: 3.58%
    • WE Energies: 92.83%
    • Cedarburg Light & Water Utility: 3.58%
  • 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

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

By total revenue, WE Energies is the largest electricity supplier in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

Which electricity companies offer service in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin?

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1WE Energies41,270

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

There are 8 active electricity plants located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16