Sauk County, Wisconsin Electric Profile

With a population of 64,442 residents, Sauk County is the 25th largest county by population in the state and the 840th largest in the United States.

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 13.45 cents, while residents of Sauk County enjoy an average rate that is 10.09% less at 12.09 cents per kilowatt hour.

Over the course of the past year, Sauk County experienced a 4.67% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Sauk County has seen a 3.33% decline within the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Sauk County produces 178,749 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the past year, which gives them a rank of 7th out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for total hydroelectric production.

Sauk County is the 24 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 72 counties in Wisconsin, with a population of 64,442 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 178,749.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    756,324 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.74 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    178,749 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    178,749 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    316,432,332 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,910.34 kg

Baraboo, WI Electric Overview

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Baraboo has an average residential electricity rate of 12.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 10.72% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. The Wisconsin average monthly residential electric bill is $100.64, while the Baraboo average is 19.01% lower at $81.51 per month. This is the 67th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Wisconsin. Alliant Energy has 339 residential customers, more than any other supplier in the city.

Baraboo is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 78,047,390.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 27th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Baraboo

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
130th12.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Baraboo
67th$81.51Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.3897.053,658,666489,567,417
Reedsburg UtilityBUNDLED11.9985.8638,6094,628,300
Sauk City UtilitiesBUNDLED11.9374.4411,722.711,398,076.53
Wisconsin Dells UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7468.6810,888.71,169,456.14

Reedsburg, WI Electric Overview

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Reedsburg's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.01 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Wisconsin and the United States average rates of 14.65 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $81.51 per month, while the Wisconsin average is $100.64. Consumers in Reedsburg pay a 19.01% discount compared to the rest of the state.

The electricity sold in Reedsburg has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 61,136,479.83 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Reedsburg

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
130th12.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Reedsburg
67th$81.51Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.3897.053,658,666489,567,417
Reedsburg UtilityBUNDLED11.9985.8638,6094,628,300
Sauk City UtilitiesBUNDLED11.9374.4411,722.711,398,076.53
Wisconsin Dells UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7468.6810,888.71,169,456.14

Prairie du Sac, WI Electric Overview

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Prairie du Sac's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 11.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.88% below the average Wisconsin rate of 14.65 cents. Prairie Du Sac Utilities sells 18,680.79 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other vendor. Consumers in Prairie du Sac are faced with 0.72 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 81.55 minutes.

Prairie du Sac emits 6,430 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 207th worst polluting city out of 782 cities in the state. With total emissions of 27,951,228.21 kilograms, the city ranks 164th worst in Wisconsin for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 51,018.63 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.105/kWh$136.81/mo.$72.50/mo.
120th11.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prairie du Sac
44th$80.6Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.3897.053,658,666489,567,417
Prairie Du Sac UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1375.2515,2781,700,300
Reedsburg UtilityBUNDLED11.9985.8638,6094,628,300
Sauk City UtilitiesBUNDLED11.9374.4411,722.711,398,076.53
Wisconsin Dells UtilitiesBUNDLED10.7468.6810,888.71,169,456.14

Energy 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 178,749

Sauk County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Sauk County creates 316,432,332.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 28th most of any county in the state. The county averages 4,910.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s emission levels. They rank 57th highest in Wisconsin in this category. The top fuel type used in Sauk County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county generates 178,749 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel. Sauk County has one electricity generation plant, which is 42nd highest in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Sauk County, Wisconsin Net Metering

About 85.71% of the electric providers in Sauk County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Sauk County has 4 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these companies is 2.35%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.31%, resulting in a rank of 291st best in the US and a state rank of 18th best out of 3220 and 72 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Sauk County:

  • Baraboo, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Ironton, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • La Valle, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 16.67%
    • WPPI Energy: 16.67%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 16.67%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 16.67%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 16.67%
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
  • Lake Delton, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 19.68%
    • WPPI Energy: 19.68%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 19.68%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 19.65%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 19.65%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 1.67%
  • Lime Ridge, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Loganville, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Merrimac, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • North Freedom, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Plain, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 17.61%
    • WPPI Energy: 17.61%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 17.53%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 17.51%
    • Prairie Du Sac Utilities: 12.23%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 17.51%
  • Reedsburg, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Rock Springs, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • Sauk City, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 17.46%
    • WPPI Energy: 17.46%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 17.40%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 17.40%
    • Prairie Du Sac Utilities: 12.88%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 17.40%
  • Spring Green, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.00%
    • WPPI Energy: 20.00%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 20.00%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 20.00%
  • West Baraboo, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 19.75%
    • WPPI Energy: 19.75%
    • Wisconsin Dells Utilities: 19.75%
    • Sauk City Utilities: 19.75%
    • Reedsburg Utility: 19.75%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 1.23%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Sauk County, Wisconsin?

There is one active power plant in Sauk County, Wisconsin

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Sauk County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity supplier in Sauk County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Alliant Energy.

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers offering service in Sauk County, Wisconsin.

Which electricity companies offer service in Sauk County, Wisconsin?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-29