Polk County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Polk County has emissions of 5,174.23 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the nationwide average of 4,459.99.

The largest electricity provider in Polk County by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

Polk County produces 106,686 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. This ranks Polk County 889th highest producing county in the nation out of 3221 counties for total sustainable electricity generation.

With 2,383 megawatt hours produced using solar, Polk County is 760th out of 3221 counties in the country for solar power electricity generation.

Polk County ranks 33rd out of 72 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its population using 535,087.46 megawatt hours.

Polk County has seen year over year increase of 5.58% in electricity production using solar power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    535,087 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    106,686 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    106,686 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    232,721,508 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,174.23 kg

Amery, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Amery's residents spend 14.57 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 3.60% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents and 0.72% more than the US average of 14.46 cents. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 1,001.55 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Amery emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 68th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 18,992,534.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 214th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Amery

Amery 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 Amery
415th$108.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Amery Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Amery, 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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Osceola, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Osceola's residents spend 15.52 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 580th out of 808 cities in the state. WE Energies sells an estimated 15,523.38 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Osceola emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 68th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 17,729,357.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 223rd highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Osceola

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.139/kWh$142.01/mo.$82.00/mo.
580th15.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Osceola
462nd$109.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Osceola Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Osceola, 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
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

St. Croix Falls, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, St. Croix Falls' residents spend 14.61 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 3.28% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents and 1.05% more than the US average of 14.46 cents. The city produces 95,667 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total number of megawatt hours produced, from renewable fuels Electricity generation in St. Croix Falls outpaces usage by approximately 264.19%.

St. Croix Falls emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 794th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 794th highest for total pollution in the state. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in St. Croix Falls. St. Croix Falls has one electricity producing plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Croix Falls

St. Croix Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.127/kWh$132.58/mo.$78.83/mo.
416th14.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Croix Falls
410th$108.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Croix Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.7595,6671,936,924282,112,988
Northwestern Wisconsin ElectricBUNDLED14.7185.1489,30813,134,891
Polk-Burnett Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.75119.16187,74527,686,200

Electricity Production in Polk County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Polk County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
St. Croix Falls WI Conventional Hydroelectric 95,66712/2027
Viresco Turtle LakeViresco Turtle Lake (100.00%)
Turtle Lake WI Other Biomass Gas 8,6361,826,511.46211.5
Sand Lake DPC SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W1 LLC (100.00%)
Centuria WI Solar 2,383

Polk County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 232,721,507.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Polk County ranks 1103rd highest in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 1328th worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 5,174.23 kilograms of emissions per capita. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Polk County, with 89.67% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Other Biomass Gas and Solar have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Other Biomass Gas makes up 8.09% of electricity generation and Solar accounts for 2.23% of total production in the county. There are 3 power producing plants in Polk County, which is the 568th highest number of plants in a county in the country.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
89.67%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
8.09%
SOLAR
Solar
2.23%

Polk County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Polk County has 5 out of 5 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Wisconsin has heavily restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Polk County has 3 companies who are reporting energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these companies is 6.69%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Wisconsin average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 2630th best in the US and a state rank of 62nd best out of 3221 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Amery, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Balsam Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.01%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 0.90%
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 49.09%
  • Centuria, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 47.38%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 5.23%
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 47.38%
  • Clayton, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Clear Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Dresser, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Frederic, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 45.93%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 11.23%
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 42.85%
  • Luck, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Milltown, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 50.00%
  • Osceola, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 50.05%
    • Northern States Power Company: 49.95%
  • St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.38%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 18.78%
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 9.84%
  • Star Prairie, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 55.26%
    • St Croix Electric Cooperative: 44.74%

* 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 Polk County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity provider in Polk County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

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

There are 5 electricity companies serving customers in Polk County, Wisconsin.

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

Polk County, Wisconsin is home to 3 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Wisconsin?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-25