Sauk County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sauk County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Sauk County's ability to generate 145,118 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 212th highest hydroelectric energy generating county in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Sauk County is ranked as the 25th largest consuming county out of 72 counties in the state with over 700,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

Sauk County produces 18.55% of their required electricity and must bring in the additional 81.45% from other counties.

Alliant Energy is the largest provider in Sauk County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Sauk County is 824th in the nation out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 2.21 megawatt hours per person each year.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Sauk County is 14.49 cents. This rate is approximately 0.19% higher than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    782,377 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    145,118 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    145,118 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.21 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    343,462,518 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,222.73 kg

Baraboo, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Baraboo home are billed a residential electricity price of 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.25% less than the average state rate of 15.11 cents. The city experiences an average of 0.72 electrical outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 81.55 minutes. In contrast, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage. With an estimated 387 total residential customers, Alliant Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Baraboo is the 70th highest ranked city in the state out of 808 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 80,509,879.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 559th worst in the state in this category. All of the 149,377.64 megawatt hours of electricity used in Baraboo must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Baraboo

Baraboo 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 Baraboo
244th$105.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Baraboo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Baraboo, Wisconsin

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

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Reedsburg, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Reedsburg home are billed a residential electricity price of 13.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.91% lower than the average state rate of 15.11 cents. Reedsburg Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Wisconsin average monthly residential electric bill is $104.51, while the Reedsburg average is 9.84% below at $94.23 per month. This is the 157th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Reedsburg is the 94th highest ranked city in the state out of 808 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 64,018,049.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 68th worst in the state in this category. All of the 118,778.78 megawatt hours of electricity used in Reedsburg must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Reedsburg

Reedsburg 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.
57th13.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Reedsburg
157th$94.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Reedsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Reedsburg, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Oakdale Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.04115.13152,75721,442,000
Reedsburg UtilityBUNDLED11.9985.8638,6094,628,300

Prairie du Sac, WI Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Prairie du Sac home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.88% lower than the average state rate of 15.11 cents. Prairie Du Sac Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Wisconsin average monthly residential electric bill is $104.51, while the Prairie du Sac average is 13.07% below at $90.85 per month. This is the 62nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Prairie du Sac is the 163rd highest ranked city in the state out of 808 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 28,341,324.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 68th worst in the state in this category. All of the 52,584.36 megawatt hours of electricity used in Prairie du Sac must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prairie du Sac

Prairie du Sac 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.
47th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prairie du Sac
62nd$90.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prairie du Sac Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Prairie Du Sac UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1375.2515,2781,700,300

Electricity Production in Sauk County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Sauk County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sauk County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 145,118

Sauk County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sauk County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 343,462,517.79 kilograms, which is the 844th largest amount of any county in the country. This total equates to 5,222.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 1316th highest in the country for emissions per capita from electricity use. The county is home to one power plant. When it comes to electricity production, Sauk County's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 145,118 megawatt hours of production in the county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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100.00%

Sauk County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Out of the 7 providers in Sauk County, 85.71% of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Sauk County that report energy loss. Together, these 5 providers average an annual energy loss of 3.06% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Sauk County is ranked as the 435th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Sauk County:

  • Baraboo, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Ironton, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • La Valle, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 43.29%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 7.00%
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 49.72%
  • Lake Delton, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 85.61%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 14.39%
  • Lime Ridge, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Loganville, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Merrimac, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • North Freedom, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Plain, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 51.87%
    • Prairie Du Sac Utilities: 48.13%
  • Reedsburg, Wisconsin:
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 2.77%
    • Alliant Energy: 38.82%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 58.41%
  • Rock Springs, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Sauk City, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 32.76%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 67.24%
  • Spring Green, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • West Baraboo, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

* 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 Sauk County, Wisconsin?

By total revenue, Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Sauk County, Wisconsin.

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers operating in Sauk County, Wisconsin.

How many power plants are in Sauk County, Wisconsin?

There is one electricity plant in Sauk County, Wisconsin

Which electricity companies offer service in Sauk County, Wisconsin?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27