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.

In Portage County, 16,991 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuels. Portage County is 22nd out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Portage County generates 98,284.23 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Portage County 904th largest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

Citizens of Portage County consume enough electricity to emit 5,674.95 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the state average of 6,220.33.

Portage County produces 1.64 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 1329th highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation for production per capita.

With total generation of 115,275.23 megawatt hours, Portage County is ranked 26th highest producer of electricity in Wisconsin out of 72 counties for total production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    837,269 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    115,275 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    98,284 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    16,991 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    399,385,629 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,674.95 kg

Stevens Point, WI Electricity Overview

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Stevens Point has an average residential electricity rate of 14.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.78% above the average US rate of 14.46 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $93.11. This is 10.91% below the state average bill of $104.51. The city is the 44th highest producer in the state out of 808 cities, averaging 1.17 megawatt hours produced per customer in the city.

On average, Stevens Point residents emit 5,783.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 773rd worst polluting city out of 808 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 148,444,081.45 kilograms, which is the 35th 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 January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.117/kWh$118.82/mo.$61.89/mo.
461st14.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stevens Point
150th$93.11Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.743,037,654447,299,638

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

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Plover, WI Electricity Overview

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Plover has an average residential electricity rate of 14.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.71% above the average US rate of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 12,511.41 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 $93.61 per month, while the US average is $129.86. Consumers in Plover pay a 10.43% discount compared to other residents in the US.

On average, Plover residents emit 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 68th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 86,684,697.06 kilograms, which is the 65th 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 January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.118/kWh$119.56/mo.$62.85/mo.
449th14.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plover
152nd$93.61Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Wisconsin Public ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.743,037,654447,299,638

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

Whiting, WI Electricity Overview

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Whiting has an average residential electricity rate of 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.83% above the average US rate of 14.46 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $92.74. This is 11.26% below the state average bill of $104.51. Producing 15.52 megawatt hours per citizen living in the city, Whiting ranks as the 20th highest producing city out of 808 cities in the state.

On average, Whiting residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 794th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 0 kilograms, which is the 794th 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 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.
464th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whiting
73rd$92.74Average 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 ServiceBUNDLED14.7392.743,037,654447,299,638

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 43,512.48
Stevens Point WI Conventional Hydroelectric 29,923.74
Whiting WI Conventional Hydroelectric 24,848.01
Stevens Point MillPixelle Specialty Solutions LLC - (OH) (100.00%)
Portage County WI Natural Gas 16,99110,253,526.64603.47

Portage County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Portage County residents emit 5,674.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 51st worst polluting county out of 72 counties in the state and 1113th out of 3221 counties nationally. Total emissions in the county are 399,385,629.21 kilograms, which is the 739th worst total amount of pollution for all counties in the US. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 85.26% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Portage County. Portage County is home to 4 electricity producing plants, which is 568th highest in the country.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
85.26%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
14.74%

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 2.76%. This earned Portage County a rank of 40th 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:
    • Alliant Energy: 6.92%
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 93.08%
  • Rosholt, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Stevens Point, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Public Service: 97.06%
    • Alliant Energy: 2.94%
  • 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.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27