Monroe County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Monroe County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Monroe County is the 39th worst polluting county in the state when considering pollution per person.

Monroe County ranks 9th out of 72 counties in the state in electricity generated from wind power.

Over 100.00% of Monroe County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel types, ranking Monroe County at 40th in the state for sustainable electricity generation.

With a population of 46,274 citizens, Monroe County is the 31st largest county in Wisconsin and the 1064th largest in the US.

Monroe County is ranked as the 31st highest consuming county out of 72 counties in the state with over 500,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers for their electricity needs.

With 46,274 citizens within its borders and 10,548 megawatt hours produced per year, Monroe County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 0.23 megawatt hours. This is the 1686th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    550,518 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,548 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    10,548 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    291,038,007 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,289.45 kg

Sparta, WI Electricity Overview

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Sparta has an average residential electricity rate of 14.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.60% lower than the average state rate of 15.11 cents and 0.72% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Northern States Power Company is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Sparta averages 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 559th highest in the state out of 808 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 64,280,944.45 kilograms, which is the 92nd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in Wisconsin. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sparta

Sparta residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
363rd14.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sparta
415th$108.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sparta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sparta, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

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Tomah, WI Electricity Overview

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Tomah has an average residential electricity rate of 14.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.67% less than the average state rate of 15.11 cents and 1.45% lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy. Consumers in the city deal with 0.72 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Tomah averages 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 68th highest in the state out of 808 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 61,363,455.2 kilograms, which is the 96th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in Wisconsin. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tomah

Tomah residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
153rd14.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tomah
629th$110.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tomah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tomah, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Oakdale Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.04115.13152,75721,442,000

Cashton, WI Electricity Overview

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Cashton has an average residential electricity rate of 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.71% less than the average state rate of 15.11 cents and 18.20% lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $86.32. This is 17.40% lower than the Wisconsin average of $104.51. The city produces 10,548 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 46th highest total production for any city in Wisconsin.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Cashton averages 1,512.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 793rd highest in the state out of 808 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 1,751,314.7 kilograms, the city ranks 633rd highest in Wisconsin for total pollution from electricity use. Power plants in the city mainly use Wind, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city. Cashton is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 6th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cashton

Cashton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
18th11.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cashton
34th$86.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cashton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cashton, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cashton, Wisconsin Electric UtilityBUNDLED8.9762.924,215.93378,282.62
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Electricity Production in Monroe County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Monroe County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cashton Greens Wind FarmCROPP Cooperative (50.00%)GL Envision LLC (50.00%)
Cashton WI Wind 10,548
Cashton WI Distillate Fuel Oil 11,186.53

Monroe County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Monroe County averages 6,289.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 39th worst in the state out of 72 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 291,038,006.95 kilograms, the county ranks 30th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has 2 power producing plants, which is 26th highest in the state. When it comes to electricity generation, Monroe County's top fuel type is Wind, accounting for 10,548 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.

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Monroe County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 7 companies in Monroe County supplying electricity. Of those 7, 85.71% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of Wisconsin have restricted net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Monroe County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 1.96% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Monroe County a rank of 3rd best in the state out of 72.

Providers In Each City in Monroe County:

  • Cashton, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 51.07%
    • Cashton, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 48.93%
  • Kendall, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Melvina, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 83.08%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 16.92%
  • Norwalk, Wisconsin:
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 8.33%
    • Alliant Energy: 2.91%
    • Northern States Power Company: 88.76%
  • Oakdale, Wisconsin:
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Sparta, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Tomah, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 50.00%
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Warrens, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 84.29%
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 15.71%
  • Wilton, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Alliant Energy: 50.00%
  • Wyeville, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are in Monroe County, Wisconsin?

There are 2 power plants in Monroe County, Wisconsin

What electricity companies offer service in Monroe County, Wisconsin?

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

There are 7 electricity companies operating in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Monroe County, Wisconsin?

By total revenue, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-12-09