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Richland County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richland County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Richland County produces 99.99% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 5.51 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Richland County is the 5th highest producer of solar energy by megawatt hours produced in Wisconsin.

With a population of 17,353 residents, Richland County is the 57th largest county by population in Wisconsin and the 2022nd largest in the nation.

Richland County is the 685th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel types.

Richland County residents have an average residential electricity expense of $143.62, which is 4.13% higher than the national average bill of $137.93.

Richland County consumes 112.12% more electricity than it produces.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    202,717 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    95,567 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    95,562 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    54,516,302 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,141.61 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Richland Center

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Richland Center Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.55¢ per kWh

  • 0.33% higher than last month
  • 5.98% higher than March last year
  • 8.31% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 6.97% lower than the US average
  • 103rd in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 25 since March last year
  • 18,088th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 589 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,347 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.08¢ per kWh

  • 0.49% higher than last month
  • 6.67% higher than March last year
  • 10.88% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 6.16% lower than the US average
  • 69th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 15 since March last year
  • 17,128th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 93 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,771 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$87.87 per month

  • 0.52% lower than last month
  • 3.16% lower than March last year
  • 16.05% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 27.12% lower than the US average
  • 39th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 68 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since March last year
  • 3,583rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 648 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 73 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$94.17 per month

  • 0.25% lower than last month
  • 3.48% higher than March last year
  • 14.83% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 30.69% lower than the US average
  • 39th in the state out of 803 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since March last year
  • 2,243rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 264 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 881 since March last year

Richland Center, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Richland Center's citizens spend 15.08 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 16.92 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.74 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 75.7 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages a year and 137.24 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $110.86, while the Richland Center average is 15.06% lower at $94.17 per month. This ranks the city 39th 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 30,294,599.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 154th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richland Center

Richland Center residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.108/kWh$116.64/mo.$63.47/mo.
69th15.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richland Center
39th$94.17Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.41112.783,561,987.63584,367,161
Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.6374.915,437.52,103,744.38

Lone Rock, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Lone Rock's citizens spend 16.47 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the Wisconsin average rate of 16.92 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 16.07 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.74 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 75.7 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages a year and 137.24 minutes each outage. Lone Rock is the 447th largest city in the state, with a population of 769.

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 4,570,639.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 9th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lone Rock

Lone Rock residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.105/kWh$141.06/mo.$72.50/mo.
449th16.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lone Rock
380th$112.79Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED16.41112.783,561,987.63584,367,161

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Viola, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, Viola's citizens spend 13.54 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Wisconsin and nationwide average rates of 16.92 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company. With a population of 651 citizens, the city is the 486th largest city by population in Wisconsin.

Electricity companies servicing Viola must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 3,869,292.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 154th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Viola

Viola residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.103/kWh$126.99/mo.$66.18/mo.
16th13.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Viola
59th$97.93Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED16.10113.731,855,360.65298,702,765
Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility CompanyBUNDLED11.9187.9672,916.49347,284.48

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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 County WI Solar 95,562
Boaz Microgrid BatteryAlliant Energy (100.00%)
Muscoda WI Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source 5

Richland County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 2 electricity plants in Richland County, which is the 331st most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 2265th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 54,516,301.83 kilograms. This total equates to 3,141.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2412th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Richland County's top fuel used for electricity production is Solar. They produce 95,562 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

SOLAR
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99.99%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
0.01%

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 2.31% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.87%, meaning Richland County ranks 191st 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:
    • Richland Center, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 49.12%
    • Alliant Energy: 50.88%
  • Viola, Wisconsin:
    • Viola, Wisconsin Electric Utility Company: 61.29%
    • Northern States Power Company: 38.71%
  • 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

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-14