Vernon County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Vernon County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

With 406,755.19 megawatt hours generated using coal, Vernon County is 182nd in the country out of 3221 counties in coal power electricity generation.

At an average residential price of 14.82 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Vernon County pay a 2.52% markup from the national average.

Vernon County is 47th in Wisconsin rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 3,587 megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

There was a 0.45% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the previous 12 months in Vernon County.

Vernon County produces the 142nd highest amount of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 3221 counties in the country, with the fuel source accounting for 13.24 megawatt hours a year per person.

Vernon County consumes only 89.02% of the electricity produced in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    365,402 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    410,461 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,587 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    406,874 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    387,411,250 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    12,613.51 kg

Viroqua, WI Electricity Overview

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Viroqua's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.54% lower than Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents. This ranks the city 536th out of 808 cities in the state for best average electricity price. With an estimated 42 residential customers, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Viroqua emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 68th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 28,879,937.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 161st highest for total pollution in Wisconsin. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Viroqua

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
536th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Viroqua
675th$116.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Viroqua Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Viroqua, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Vernon Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.26143.22121,183.9918,494,402.78

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Westby, WI Electricity Overview

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Westby's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 14.85% lower than Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents, ranking the city at 48th best for average electricity rate out of 808 cities in the state. Westby Utilities sells an estimated 19,419.18 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $94.28 per month, while the Wisconsin average is $104.51.

Westby emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 559th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 14,952,933.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 244th highest for total pollution in Wisconsin. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westby

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.126/kWh$136.82/mo.$80.36/mo.
48th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westby
158th$94.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westby, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Westby UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1679.88,708972,000

Hillsboro, WI Electricity Overview

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Hillsboro's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.25% lower than Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents. This ranks the city 205th out of 808 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Alliant Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in Hillsboro experience 0.72 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 81.55 minutes.

Hillsboro emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 68th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 8,957,653.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 326th highest for total pollution in Wisconsin. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hillsboro

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

Electric Companies With Service in Hillsboro, Wisconsin

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

Electricity Production in Vernon County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Vernon County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Vernon County WI Coal 406,868435,175,797.811,069.576/2021
Liberty Pole DPC SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W11 LLC (100.00%)
Vernon County WI Solar 2,100
Sauk DPC SolarSoCore 2016 ProjectCo-W3 LLC (100.00%)
Vernon County WI Solar 1,487
La Farge WI Distillate Fuel Oil 68,741.791,456.97

Vernon County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 387,411,250.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Vernon County ranks 22nd highest out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for total emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 284th highest in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 12,613.51 kilograms of emissions per capita. Power generating plants in the county most often use Coal, which makes up 99.10% (or 406,755.19 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Solar (0.87%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.03%). Vernon County has 4 electricity plants, which is 11th most in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.10%
SOLAR
Solar
0.87%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Vernon County has 6 out of 7 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Wisconsin have highly restricted net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 4.16%. With a state average energy loss of 2.31%, Vernon County is the 57th best county in Wisconsin for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Vernon County:

  • Chaseburg, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 77.94%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 22.06%
  • Coon Valley, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • De Soto, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Genoa, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 68.89%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 31.11%
  • Hillsboro, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • La Farge, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
    • La Farge Municipal Electric: 49.06%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 0.94%
  • Ontario, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 46.98%
    • Northern States Power Company: 46.98%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 6.05%
  • Readstown, Wisconsin:
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 26.51%
    • Northern States Power Company: 36.75%
    • Scenic Rivers Energy Cooperative: 36.75%
  • Stoddard, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 100.00%
  • Viroqua, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 76.99%
    • Vernon Electric Cooperative: 23.01%
  • Westby, Wisconsin:
    • Westby Utilities: 49.97%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.03%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Vernon County, Wisconsin?

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

There are 4 power plants located in Vernon County, Wisconsin

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern States Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

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

There are 7 electricity providers operating in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27