Washburn County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Washburn County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Washburn County is the 1018th worst polluting county in the nation when considering pollution per capita. The county emits 6,104.21 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Averaging production of 0.57 megawatt hours per citizen per year, Washburn County ranks 1533rd out of 3221 counties in production per capita in the United States.

There was a 1.24% decline in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the preceding year in Washburn County.

Washburn County is ranked as the 2175th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the United States with 197,762.39 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers for their electricity needs.

With total generation of 9,495 megawatt hours, Washburn County is the 47th highest producer of electricity of all 72 counties in Wisconsin.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Washburn County enjoy an average rate that is 2.91% less at 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    197,762 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,495 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,495 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    101,470,236 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,104.21 kg

Spooner, WI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Spooner is about 13.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 66th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $96.17 per month, while the state average is $104.51. Consumers in Spooner pay a 7.98% discount compared to other residents in the state. Around 100.00% of the city's electricity production is from solar energy, with a total of 1,774 megawatt hours produced using the the Sun's energy.

On average, Spooner citizens emit 6,026.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 766th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in the state. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of the city from electricity consumption is 14,926,552.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 245th highest in Wisconsin. Power producing facilities in the city mainly use Solar, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city. There is one power producing plant in Spooner.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spooner

Spooner 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.
66th13.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spooner
172nd$96.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spooner Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spooner, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barron Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.43120.72200,61626,945,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988
Spooner Municipal UtilitiesBUNDLED11.7958.628,951.081,055,248.23

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Shell Lake, WI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Shell Lake is about 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 107th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin. Barron Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Shell Lake emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 68th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in the state. A total of 8,790,940.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Shell Lake has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shell Lake

Shell Lake 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.
107th14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shell Lake
659th$114.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shell Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shell Lake, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barron Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.43120.72200,61626,945,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Minong, WI Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Minong is about 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 119th out of 808 cities in Wisconsin. Dahlberg Light & Power has an estimated 28 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. Minong is the 513th largest city in the state, with a population of 548.

Minong emits 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 68th worst polluting city out of 808 cities in the state. A total of 3,513,811.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Minong has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Minong

Minong residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.124/kWh$131.17/mo.$78.62/mo.
119th14.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Minong
216th$101.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Minong Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Minong, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dahlberg Light & PowerBUNDLED12.9175.4975,4079,732,702
East Central EnergyBUNDLED14.65119.5849,6507,271,878
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

Electricity Production in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Washburn County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Washburn County WI Conventional Hydroelectric 7,72111/2025
Spooner WI Solar 1,774

Washburn County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Washburn County citizens emit 6,104.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 45th worst polluting county out of 72 counties in the state and 1018th out of 3221 counties nationally. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of Washburn County from electricity consumption is 101,470,236.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 1788th highest in the US. The primary fuel consumed in Washburn County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 81.32% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Washburn County has 2 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 980th highest number of power plants within a county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
81.32%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
18.68%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Washburn County include Northern States Power Company, Barron Electric Cooperative, and Spooner Municipal Utilities Wisconsin has heavily restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Washburn County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 7.45% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Washburn County ranks 2688th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Washburn County:

  • Birchwood, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Minong, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.33%
    • East Central Energy: 33.33%
    • Dahlberg Light & Power: 33.33%
  • Shell Lake, Wisconsin:
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Northern States Power Company: 50.00%
  • Spooner, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 33.46%
    • Barron Electric Cooperative: 33.46%
    • Spooner Municipal Utilities: 33.09%

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

FAQ

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

There are 5 electricity companies serving customers in Washburn County, Wisconsin.

What electricity companies offer service in Washburn County, Wisconsin?

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

The largest electricity supplier in Washburn County, Wisconsin by megawatt hours sold is Northern States Power Company.

How many power plants are located in Washburn County, Wisconsin?

There are 2 power plants located in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-25