Portage County, WI: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Portage County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Portage County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

The largest electricity provider in Portage County by megawatt hours sold is Wisconsin Public Service.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 85.10%, or 77,617.98 megawatt hours, of Portage County's total energy generation.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Portage County pay an average rate of 7.93% above the national average at 17.40 cents per kilowatt hour.

With a population of 70,718 residents, Portage County is the 23rd largest county in Wisconsin and the 791st largest in the United States.

Portage County experienced a 2.06% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding year.

Portage County is home to 70,718 residents and its power plants produce 91,203.98 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 1.29 megawatt hours per capita per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    826,489 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    91,204 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    77,618 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    13,586 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.29 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    385,823,395 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,455.8 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Stevens Point

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Stevens Point Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.86¢ per kWh

  • 2.73% higher than last month
  • 0.42% lower than April last year
  • 2.62% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 0.31% lower than the US average
  • 346th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 15 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 124 since April last year
  • 20,798th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 192 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,095 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.55¢ per kWh

  • 0.04% lower than last month
  • 5.75% higher than April last year
  • 2.41% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 2.62% higher than the US average
  • 390th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 56 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 47 since April last year
  • 22,119th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 642 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,415 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$82.92 per month

  • 8.65% lower than last month
  • 7.55% lower than April last year
  • 12.59% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 26.46% lower than the US average
  • 139th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 35 since April last year
  • 4,204th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 950 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,484 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$98.8 per month

  • 0.57% lower than last month
  • 2.98% higher than April last year
  • 10.22% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 27.4% lower than the US average
  • 152nd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 3,123rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 33 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,137 since April last year

Stevens Point, WI Electricity Overview

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Stevens Point has an average residential electricity rate of 16.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.62% above the average US rate of 16.12 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $98.8. This is 10.69% below the state average bill of $110.62. The city is the 58th highest producer in the state out of 810 cities, averaging 0.92 megawatt hours produced per customer in the city.

On average, Stevens Point residents emit 5,527.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 763rd worst polluting city out of 810 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 142,339,598.99 kilograms, which is the 36th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. About 100.00% of Stevens Point's electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Stevens Point has one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stevens Point

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.117/kWh$124.08/mo.$61.94/mo.
390th16.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stevens Point
152nd$98.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stevens Point Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5098.312,923,113.06482,250,843

Zips with electric coverage in Stevens Point, Wisconsin include: 54481, 54467, 54482

Plover, WI Electricity Overview

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Plover has an average residential electricity rate of 16.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.63% above the average US rate of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 12,091.45 megawatt hours a year, Wisconsin Public Service is the largest vendor in the city. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $99.35 per month, while the US average is $138.02. Consumers in Plover pay a 10.19% discount compared to other residents in the US.

On average, Plover residents emit 6,002.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 84th worst polluting city out of 810 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 80,639,791.58 kilograms, which is the 66th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plover

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.118/kWh$124.74/mo.$62.85/mo.
391st16.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plover
155th$99.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plover Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plover, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5098.312,923,113.06482,250,843

Zips with electric coverage in Plover, Wisconsin include: 54481, 54467, 54482

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Whiting, WI Electricity Overview

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Whiting has an average residential electricity rate of 16.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.61% above the average US rate of 16.12 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $98.33 per month. Wisconsin Public Service has an estimated 103 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city.

On average, Whiting residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 790th worst polluting city out of 810 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 0 kilograms, which is the 790th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. About 100.00% of Whiting's electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Whiting has one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whiting

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.117/kWh$123.53/mo.$61.19/mo.
389th16.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whiting
146th$98.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Whiting Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Whiting, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED16.5098.312,923,113.06482,250,843

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Electricity Production in Portage County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Portage County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Portage County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 32,865.03
Stevens Point WI Conventional Hydroelectric 23,812.47
Whiting WI Conventional Hydroelectric 20,940.48
Stevens Point MillPixelle Specialty Solutions LLC - (OH) (100.00%)
Portage County WI Natural Gas 13,5868,198,725.08603.47

Portage County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Portage County residents emit 5,455.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 48th worst polluting county out of 72 counties in the state and 1202nd out of 3230 counties nationally. Total emissions in the county are 385,823,395.02 kilograms, which is the 739th worst total amount of pollution for all counties in the US. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 85.10% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Portage County. Portage County is home to 4 electricity producing plants, which is 618th highest in the country.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
85.10%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
14.90%

Portage County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Portage County include Wisconsin Public Service, Alliant Energy, and Wisconsin Rapids Power The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity providers in Portage County that report energy loss. Combined, these 4 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.42% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Portage County a rank of 41st best in Wisconsin out of 72 counties.

Providers In Each City in Portage County:

  • Almond, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Amherst, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Amherst Junction, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Junction City, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 54.70%
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 45.30%
  • Nelsonville, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Park Ridge, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%
  • Plover, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 93.08%
    • Alliant Energy: 6.92%
  • Rosholt, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 50.00%
    • Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Stevens Point, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 96.86%
    • Alliant Energy: 3.14%
  • Whiting, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Portage County, Wisconsin?

There are 4 active electricity plants in Portage County, Wisconsin

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

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

What electricity companies offer service in Portage County, Wisconsin?

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

Portage County, Wisconsin has 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-13