Rock County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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Rock County, Wisconsin Overview

Rock County has seen year over year increase of 9.47% in electricity production from solar power.

When calculating by total customers, WE Energies is the largest electricity company in Rock County.

Rock County averages 0.09 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 48th highest in the statecounties.

The burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation has increased by 12.95% in Rock County power generation plants.

Rock County is 106th out of 3221 counties in the United States for natural gas production, with 5,197,955.07 megawatt hours generated using the fuel source.

In Rock County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has dropped by 2.93% during the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,927,957  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.78  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,212,082  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    14,106  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,197,976  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    31.84  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    721,240,214  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,406.22  kg

Janesville, WI Electric Overview

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Janesville has an average residential electricity rate of 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.58% lower than the state's average rate of 14.55 cents and 2.29% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. More electricity is consumed within Janesville than is generated, with electricity usage adding up to 7179.80% of production. Customers in Janesville deal with 0.69 electrical outages each year with outages lasting on average 77.57 minutes.

Coming in as the 10th worst ranked city out of 808 cities in the state, Janesville emits 430,080,424.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,554.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 14th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. Janesville's main fuel type used for electricity production is Landfill Gas. The city generates 10,764 megawatt hours from this fuel source.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Janesville

Janesville 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.
103rd 13.44¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Janesville
363rd $99.32 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Janesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Janesville, Wisconsin

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Rock Energy BUNDLED 12.76 125.45 83,090 10,601,000

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Beloit, WI Electric Overview

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Beloit has an average residential electricity rate of 13.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.38% lower than the state's average rate of 14.55 cents and 2.08% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. More electricity is consumed within Beloit than is generated, with electricity usage adding up to 918633.20% of production. There was a 6.02% rise in the ratio of emissions per person in the city throughout the last 12 months.

Coming in as the 23rd worst ranked city out of 808 cities in the state, Beloit emits 239,291,033.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,527.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 20th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 9th highest number of power plants within a city in Wisconsin out of the state's 808 cities. Beloit's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 55.48% (or 26.07 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Beloit

Beloit 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.
115th 13.47¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Beloit
351st $98.2 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Beloit Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Beloit, Wisconsin

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Rock Energy BUNDLED 12.76 125.45 83,090 10,601,000

Edgerton, WI Electric Overview

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Edgerton has an average residential electricity rate of 13.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.31% lower than the state's average rate of 14.55 cents and 2.01% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.69 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 77.57 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $97.84 per month, while the national average is $122.19.

Coming in as the 137th worst ranked city out of 808 cities in the state, Edgerton emits 38,807,770.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 6,527.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Edgerton as the 43rd highest polluting city in Wisconsin. Within Edgerton, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edgerton

Edgerton 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 Edgerton
229th $97.84 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edgerton Residents

Energy Production in Rock County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Rock County, Wisconsin

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Riverside Energy CenterWisconsin Power & Light Co (100.00%)
Rock County WI Natural Gas 3,226,607 1,232,927,310.44 382.11
Rock County WI Natural Gas 1,971,841 709,015,947.92 359.57
Ameresco JanesvilleAMERESCO Janesville LLC (100.00%)
Janesville WI Landfill Gas 10,764 7,724,480.36 717.62
HQC Rock River Solar Power Gen StationHanwha Q CELLS USA (42.40%)Hanwha PVPLUS, LLC (57.60%)
Rock County WI Solar 3,167
Beloit Memorial Hospital Power PlantBeloit Memorial Hospital (100.00%)
Beloit WI Natural Gas 36 20,928.59 581.35
Fairbanks Morse EngineFairbanks Morse Engine (100.00%)
Beloit WI Distillate Fuel Oil 11 6,593.39 599.4
SheepskinWisconsin Power & Light Co (100.00%)
Rock County WI Natural Gas -31 18,040.4 -581.95 6/2020
Rock RiverWisconsin Power & Light Co (100.00%)
Rock County WI Distillate Fuel Oil -313 103,944.54 -332.09 6/2020

Rock County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity generation purposes, Rock County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, making up 5,197,955.07 megawatt hours, or 99.73% of production in the county. Landfill Gas and Solar are the second and third most used fuel types, respectively, for electricity generation. Landfill Gas is used to make 0.21% of electricity generation and Solar makes up 0.06% of total generation in the county. The county has the 470th largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 721,240,213.6 kilograms. The county averages 4,406.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 1830th highest in the country in this category. Rock County has the 5th most power plants of any county in Wisconsin, with 8 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.73%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.21%
SOLAR
Solar
0.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Rock County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Rock County offering electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Wisconsin has highly restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Rock County is 2.60%. This includes data from 3 providers, including WE Energies, Rock Energy, and Evansville Electric. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 355th best in the United States and a state rank of 16th best out of 3221 and 72 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Rock County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Rock County:

  • Beloit, Wisconsin:
    • Rock Energy: 1.32%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 98.68%
  • Brooklyn, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 100.00%
  • Clinton, Wisconsin:
    • Rock Energy: 1.04%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 98.96%
  • Edgerton, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 100.00%
  • Evansville, Wisconsin:
    • Evansville Electric: 100.00%
  • Footville, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 100.00%
  • Janesville, Wisconsin:
    • Rock Energy: 5.38%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 94.62%
  • Milton, Wisconsin:
    • Rock Energy: 5.58%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 94.42%
  • Orfordville, Wisconsin:
    • Rock Energy: 50.00%
    • Wisconsin Power & Light Co: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, WE Energies is the largest electricity provider in Rock County, Wisconsin.

How many power plants are in Rock County, Wisconsin?

Rock County, Wisconsin is home to 8 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Rock County, Wisconsin.

What electricity companies offer service in Rock County, Wisconsin?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 WE Energies 9,100
2 Rock Energy 7,339
3 Evansville Electric 3,621

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22