Polk County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

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Polk County, Wisconsin Overview

Polk County citizens are accountable for 4,821.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, while the national average emissions per person is 4,474.87.

Polk County is the 14th largest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in Wisconsin out of 72 counties.

Polk County had a 5.87% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the last year.

Polk County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 3.11% more than the nationwide average price, at 14.19 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.76 cents.

Polk County uses roughly 373.13% of the electricity that it generates.

Polk County has the 1261st largest electricity production in the country out of 3221 counties, producing 141,976 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    529,753  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.78  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    141,976  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    142,088  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -112  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.16  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    216,862,861  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,821.64  kg

Amery, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Amery's residents spend 13.92 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 4.32% less than the state's average price of 14.55 cents and 1.16% more than the US average of 13.76 cents. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 982.7 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Amery emits 6,527.8 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 750th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 19,335,343.26 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Amery

Amery residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.152/kWh$0.126/kWh $129.05/mo.$80.36/mo.
381st 13.92¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Amery
416th $104.5 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Amery Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Amery, Wisconsin

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 13.81 102.59 1,918,702 264,986,883
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 14.75 119.16 187,745 27,686,200

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Osceola, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Osceola's residents spend 13.95 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 4.08% less than the state's average price of 14.55 cents and 1.41% more than the US average of 13.76 cents. Northern States Power Company sells an estimated 1,070.44 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Osceola emits 6,527.8 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 449th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 18,049,366.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 222nd highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Osceola

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.152/kWh$0.126/kWh $129.05/mo.$80.36/mo.
454th 13.95¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Osceola
424th $105.11 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Osceola Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Osceola, Wisconsin

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 13.81 102.59 1,918,702 264,986,883
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 14.75 119.16 187,745 27,686,200

St. Croix Falls, WI Electric Overview

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On average, St. Croix Falls's residents spend 14.06 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 3.35% less than the state's average price of 14.55 cents and 2.19% more than the US average of 13.76 cents. The city produces 130,622 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 402.27%.

St. Croix Falls emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 793rd 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 793rd 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.

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 May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.151/kWh$0.127/kWh $125.93/mo.$78.78/mo.
486th 14.06¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Croix Falls
411th $103.98 Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Croix Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power Company BUNDLED 13.81 102.59 130,622 1,918,702 264,986,883
Northwestern Wisconsin Electric BUNDLED 14.57 86.37 88,493 12,895,588
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 14.75 119.16 187,745 27,686,200

Energy Production in Polk County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Polk County, Wisconsin

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
St. Croix Falls WI Conventional Hydroelectric 130,622 12/2027
Viresco Turtle LakeViresco Turtle Lake (100.00%)
Turtle Lake WI Other Biomass Gas 9,209 1,947,782.49 211.51
Sand Lake DPC SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W1 LLC (100.00%)
Centuria WI Solar 2,257
Frederic WI Distillate Fuel Oil -112 444.5 -3.97

Polk County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 216,862,860.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Polk County ranks 1151st highest in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 1521st worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 4,821.64 kilograms of emissions per capita. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Polk County, with 92.00% 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 6.49% of electricity generation and Solar accounts for 1.59% of total production in the county. There are 4 power producing plants in Polk County, which is the 618th 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
Conventional Hydroelectric
92.00%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
6.49%
SOLAR
Solar
1.59%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.08%

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 2693rd 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:
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 11.50%
    • Northern States Power Company: 88.50%
  • Balsam Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 49.15%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 0.82%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.03%
  • Centuria, Wisconsin:
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 47.28%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 5.44%
    • Northern States Power Company: 47.28%
  • Clayton, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 33.62%
    • Northern States Power Company: 66.38%
  • Clear Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Dresser, Wisconsin:
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 17.11%
    • Northern States Power Company: 82.89%
  • Frederic, Wisconsin:
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 42.81%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 11.26%
    • Northern States Power Company: 45.93%
  • Luck, Wisconsin:
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 19.51%
    • Northern States Power Company: 80.49%
  • Milltown, Wisconsin:
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Osceola, Wisconsin:
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 15.18%
    • Northern States Power Company: 84.82%
  • St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin:
    • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric: 10.17%
    • Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative: 18.33%
    • Northern States Power Company: 71.50%
  • Star Prairie, Wisconsin:
    • St Croix Electric Cooperative: 44.09%
    • Northern States Power Company: 55.91%

* 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 4 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: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22