Richland County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richland County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Richland County had a 8.43% rise over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

Richland County produces 0.11% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 0 megawatt hours per resident and places Richland County as the 1146th highest county in the nation out of 3221 counties for non-renewable production per capita a year.

Richland County generates 8,116 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuels. This ranks Richland County 1418th largest producing county in the nation out of 3221 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

With a population of 17,304 residents, Richland County is the 2013th largest county by population in the nation.

Consumers in Richland County, on average, pay $135.1 per month for residential electricity, compared to the nationwide average of $129.86.

Richland County is the 1707th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the United States and 53rd highest in the state, releasing 111,234,208.92 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    205,864 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,125 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,116 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    111,234,209 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,428.24 kg

Richland Center, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Richland Center's citizens spend 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 15.11 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.72 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $104.51, while the Richland Center average is 18.53% lower at $85.15 per month. This ranks the city 30th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity companies servicing Richland Center must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 32,791,296.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 559th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richland Center

Richland Center residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
41st12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richland Center
30th$85.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richland Center Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richland Center, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.8964.2517,2581,879,600

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Lone Rock, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Lone Rock's citizens spend 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the Wisconsin average rate of 15.11 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.72 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 81.55 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. Lone Rock is the 428th largest city in the state, with a population of 829.

Electricity companies servicing Lone Rock must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 5,315,601.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 559th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lone Rock

Lone Rock residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
205th14.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lone Rock
244th$105.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lone Rock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lone Rock, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346

Viola, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Viola's citizens spend 11.01 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 15.11 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. More electricity is consumed in Viola than is produced, with electricity usage adding up to 89359.04% of generation. Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

There is one electricity plant in Viola. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 4,337,261.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 460th highest in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. Averaging 6,416.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 20th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Viola's primary fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Viola

Viola 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.
8th11.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Viola
20th$80.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Viola Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Viola, 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
Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility CompanyBUNDLED8.7663.1992,769.15242,665.97

Electricity Production in Richland County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Richland County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Richland Center Renewable Energy LLCRichland Center Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Richland County WI Other Biomass Gas 8,1164,651,413.1573.12
Viola WI Distillate Fuel Oil 97,556.47839.61

Richland County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 2 electricity plants in Richland County, which is the 980th most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 1707th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 111,234,208.92 kilograms. This total equates to 6,428.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 956th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Richland County's top fuel used for electricity production is Other Biomass Gas. They produce 8,116 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
99.89%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.11%

Richland County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Richland County, 4 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Wisconsin has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Richland County is about 2.35% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Richland County ranks 236th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Richland County:

  • Blue River, Wisconsin:
    • Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative: 50.05%
    • Alliant Energy: 49.95%
  • Boaz, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Cazenovia, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Lone Rock, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Richland Center, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 50.88%
    • Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 49.12%
  • Viola, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 38.71%
    • Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company: 61.29%
  • Yuba, Wisconsin:
    • Richland Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Richland County, Wisconsin?

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Richland County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity provider in Richland County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Richland County, Wisconsin.

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

There are 2 power plants in Richland County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-18