Richland County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

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Richland County, Wisconsin Overview

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has fallen by 26.61% over the course of the previous year.

Residents of Richland County use roughly 2715.68% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

Richland County has had a decrease of 1100.00% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation within the previous 12 months.

Richland County is the 1186th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 0 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuels.

Residents in Richland County, on average, pay $132.8 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Wisconsin average bill of $100.6.

In Richland County, 20 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuels. Richland County ranks 1198th in the United States out of 3221 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    203,812  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.78  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,505  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,485  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    20  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.43  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    113,107,743  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,536.51  kg

Richland Center, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Richland Center's citizens spend 12.20 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 14.55 and 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.69 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 77.57 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 $100.6, while the Richland Center average is 19.25% lower at $81.24 per month. This ranks the city 29th 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 33,383,168.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 43rd highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

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 kWh Average Bill $0.149/kWh$0.105/kWh $136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
35th 12.20¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richland Center
29th $81.24 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richland Center Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richland Center, Wisconsin

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility BUNDLED 10.89 64.25 17,258 1,879,600

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Lone Rock, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Lone Rock's citizens spend 13.48 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 14.55 and 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.69 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 77.57 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 $100.6, while the Lone Rock average is 2.75% lower at $97.84 per month. This ranks the city 229th in the state for average monthly bill total.

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 5,411,546.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 449th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

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 kWh Average Bill $0.149/kWh$0.105/kWh $136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
117th 13.48¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lone Rock
229th $97.84 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lone Rock Residents

Viola, WI Electric Overview

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On average, Viola's citizens spend 10.86 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 14.55 and 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. More electricity is consumed in Viola than is produced, with electricity usage adding up to 39810.70% of generation. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company.

There is one electricity plant in Viola. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 4,422,155.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 459th highest in Wisconsin out of 808 cities. Averaging 6,541.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 15th 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Viola

Viola 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.
8th 10.86¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Viola
28th $79.96 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Viola Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Viola, 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
Richland Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 17.96 149.69 36,020.7 6,470,286.42
Vernon Electric Cooperative BUNDLED 15.26 143.22 121,183.99 18,494,402.78
Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company BUNDLED 8.76 63.19 20 2,769.15 242,665.97

Energy Production in Richland County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Richland County, Wisconsin

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Richland Center Renewable Energy LLCRichland Center Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Richland County WI Other Biomass Gas 7,485 4,289,682.81 573.1
Viola WI Distillate Fuel Oil 20 20,446.91 1,022.35

Richland County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 2 electricity plants in Richland County, which is the 1043rd most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 1701st highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 113,107,742.87 kilograms. This total equates to 6,536.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 889th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Richland County's top fuel used for electricity production is Other Biomass Gas. They produce 7,485 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
99.73%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.27%

Richland County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Of the 3 electric providers in Richland County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Wisconsin has restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

In Richland County one company reports energy loss, Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility. They average an annual energy loss of 2.49%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Wisconsin average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 317th best in the nation and a state rank of 9th best out of 3221 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Richland County:

  • Blue River, Wisconsin:
    • Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative: 50.16%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 49.84%
  • Boaz, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 100.00%
  • Cazenovia, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 100.00%
  • Lone Rock, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 100.00%
  • Richland Center, Wisconsin:
    • Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 49.42%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 50.58%
  • Viola, Wisconsin:
    • Richland Electric Cooperative: 1.53%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 0.71%
    • Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company: 60.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 37.77%
  • 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?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Richland Electric Cooperative 3,590
2 Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility 2,950
3 Vernon Electric Cooperative 86

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

The largest electricity provider in Richland County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility.

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

There are 3 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: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-14