Oconto County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Oconto County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Oconto County is the 1227th most populated county in the United States, with 38,965 citizens living within its borders.

There was a 1.34% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the last 12 months in Oconto County.

Oconto County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 0.93% above the United States average price, at 14.60 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

On average, Oconto County residents are responsible for 6,135.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the nationwide average pollution per capita is 4,459.99.

The largest provider in Oconto County by customer count is Wisconsin Public Service.

Oconto County is the 30th largest producing county out of 72 counties in the state when considering megawatt hours produced using renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    463,563 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,015 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,015 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    239,058,625 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,135.21 kg

Oconto, WI Electricity Overview

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Oconto averages a residential electricity price of 14.69 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is, fortunately, 2.75% below the state's average price of 15.11 cents, resulting in the city ranking 448th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for best average electricity rate. Wisconsin Public Service has an estimated 332 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Oconto average is 26.98% lower at $94.82 per month.

The 54,832.87 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 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 68th highest polluting city out of 808 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 29,553,204.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 159th largest amount in Wisconsin.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oconto

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.28/mo.$61.19/mo.
448th14.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oconto
160th$94.82Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED14.27121.9297,367.7113,897,724.87
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.743,037,654447,299,638

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Oconto Falls, WI Electricity Overview

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Oconto Falls averages a residential electricity price of 14.63 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is, fortunately, 3.14% below the state's average price of 15.11 cents, resulting in the city ranking 421st out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for best average electricity rate. The Wisconsin average monthly residential electricity bill is $104.51, while the Oconto Falls average is 10.56% below at $93.47 per month. This is the 151st lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. The city's hydroelectric dams produce 20,015 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the city's electricity.

Oconto Falls has the 3rd highest power plants of any city in the state, with 3 total plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 2,763.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 792nd highest in Wisconsin out of 808 cities for emissions efficiency. At 2,763.95 kilograms per person and 2,957 citizens in the city, the city emits 8,173,014.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 345th highest amount in Wisconsin for total pollution. Oconto Falls has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated from Conventional Hydroelectric.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oconto Falls

Oconto Falls 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.
421st14.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oconto Falls
151st$93.47Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED13.1180.359,9911,310,300
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

Gillett, WI Electricity Overview

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Gillett averages a residential electricity price of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 9.06% more than Wisconsin's average price of 15.11 cents. Selling an estimated 5,007.35 megawatt hours, WE Energies is the largest electricity provider in the city.

The 15,335.12 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 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 559th highest polluting city out of 808 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 8,265,150.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 343rd largest amount in Wisconsin.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gillett

Gillett 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 Gillett
467th$109.39Average 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 EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

Electricity Production in Oconto County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Oconto County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Oconto Falls LowerN E W Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Oconto Falls WI Conventional Hydroelectric 8,478
Oconto Falls UpperN E W Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Oconto Falls WI Conventional Hydroelectric 7,382
Oconto Falls WI Conventional Hydroelectric 4,155

Oconto County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Oconto County has the 19th most electricity plants of any county in the state, with 3 total plants. For every citizen in the county there are 6,135.21 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity use. This ranks them 44th highest in Wisconsin out of 72 counties for emissions from electricity consumption per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the county from electricity consumption is 239,058,625.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 35th highest in Wisconsin and 1015th in the US. Oconto County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from this fuel.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

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 3.30%. 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 2.76%, Oconto County is ranked as the 523rd 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:
    • Oconto Electric Cooperative: 7.12%
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 92.88%
  • 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

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

Oconto County, Wisconsin is home to 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Oconto County, Wisconsin by total revenue is Wisconsin Public Service.

Which electricity companies offer service in Oconto County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Wisconsin Public Service26,576
2WE Energies9,430
3Oconto Electric Cooperative8,677
4Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities1,645

How many power plants are within Oconto County, Wisconsin?

There are 3 active electricity plants located in Oconto County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-18