Oconto County, WI: 4 Electric Providers

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Oconto County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Oconto County is Wisconsin Public Service.

Residents of Oconto County are paying, on average, 0.19% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 16.10 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

Oconto County had a 2.23% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the previous 12 months.

Oconto County is ranked as the 1349th largest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the US with 451,985.7 megawatt hours being consumed by residents living there.

Residents of Oconto County use enough electricity to emit 5,943.61 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, which is the 962nd highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the United States.

Oconto County ranks as the 1104th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3230 counties in the US, emitting 229,964,362.73 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    451,986 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    229,964,363 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,943.61 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Oconto

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Oconto Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

16.31¢ per kWh

  • 0.69% higher than last month
  • 1.26% lower than March last year
  • 3.85% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 2.44% lower than the US average
  • 266th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 217 since March last year
  • 20,626th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 347 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,303 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.47¢ per kWh

  • 0.11% lower than last month
  • 6.59% higher than March last year
  • 2.68% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 2.47% higher than the US average
  • 307th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 148 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 21 since March last year
  • 21,951st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 229 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,306 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$92.53 per month

  • 3.01% higher than last month
  • 6.7% lower than March last year
  • 11.59% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 23.25% lower than the US average
  • 137th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 20 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since March last year
  • 5,352nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,851 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 155 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$101.03 per month

  • 0.54% lower than last month
  • 3.93% higher than March last year
  • 8.63% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 25.64% lower than the US average
  • 148th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since March last year
  • 3,290th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,281 since March last year

Oconto, WI Electricity Overview

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Oconto averages a residential electricity price of 16.47 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is, fortunately, 2.68% below the state's average price of 16.92 cents, resulting in the city ranking 307th out of 810 cities in Wisconsin for best average electricity rate. Wisconsin Public Service has an estimated 337 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.93, while the Oconto average is 26.75% lower at $101.03 per month.

The 52,825.7 megawatt hours consumed in Oconto must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,943.61 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 154th highest polluting city out of 810 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 26,877,021.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 163rd largest amount in Wisconsin.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oconto

Oconto residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.118/kWh$125.89/mo.$63.77/mo.
307th16.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oconto
148th$101.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oconto Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oconto, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Oconto Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.36128.593,222.4714,318,736.58
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5198.912,936,762.77484,801,463

Oconto Falls, WI Electricity Overview

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Oconto Falls averages a residential electricity price of 17.26 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 1.98% more than Wisconsin's average price of 16.92 cents. Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities has an estimated 1,158 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.93, while the Oconto Falls average is 25.20% lower at $103.17 per month.

The 33,877.61 megawatt hours consumed in Oconto Falls must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,943.61 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 154th highest polluting city out of 810 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 17,236,480.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 218th largest amount in Wisconsin.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oconto Falls

Oconto Falls residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.177/kWh$0.137/kWh$131.45/mo.$73.76/mo.
574th17.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oconto Falls
169th$103.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oconto Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Oconto Falls Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED15.7390.459,019.651,419,187.96
WE EnergiesBUNDLED19.07118.627,777,310.561,482,912,131

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Gillett, WI Electricity Overview

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Gillett averages a residential electricity price of 19.09 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 12.80% more than Wisconsin's average price of 16.92 cents. Selling an estimated 4,846.3 megawatt hours, WE Energies is the largest electricity provider in the city.

The 14,579.05 megawatt hours consumed in Gillett must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,943.61 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 154th highest polluting city out of 810 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 7,417,630.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 352nd largest amount in Wisconsin.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gillett

Gillett 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.
785th19.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gillett
641st$118.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gillett Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gillett, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED19.07118.627,777,310.561,482,912,131

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Oconto County, Wisconsin Details

Oconto County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity companies in Oconto County, 50.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Wisconsin has restricted regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Oconto County is 3.48%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Wisconsin Public Service, WE Energies, and Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities. With a United States average energy loss of 2.87%, Oconto County is ranked as the 535th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Oconto County:

  • Gillett, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Lena, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 50.00%
    • Oconto Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Oconto, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 92.88%
    • Oconto Electric Cooperative: 7.12%
  • Oconto Falls, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 45.20%
    • Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities: 54.80%
  • Suring, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 92.76%
    • Oconto Electric Cooperative: 7.24%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Oconto County, Wisconsin?

By total revenue, Wisconsin Public Service is the largest electricity supplier in Oconto County, Wisconsin.

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Oconto County, Wisconsin.

What electricity companies offer service in Oconto County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Wisconsin Public Service26,989
2WE Energies9,572
3Oconto Electric Cooperative8,465
4Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities1,600

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-01-18