Washington County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Washington County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Washington County is the 21st highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 0.2 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable sources.

Washington County has a population of 136,761 citizens.

On average, Washington County residents are responsible for 6,498.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, making it the 10th worst polluting county out of 72 counties in Wisconsin based on per capita emissions.

There was a 0.66% drop in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Washington County.

Washington County has the 37th largest electricity production in Wisconsin out of 72 counties, generating 27,222 megawatt hours.

While a majority of counties try to decrease non-renewable fuel types, Washington County's non-renewable fuel usage for electricity production purposes has increased by 199.31% during the course of the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,627,034 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    27,222 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    27,222 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.2 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    888,767,370 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,498.69 kg

West Bend, WI Electricity Overview

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West Bend's residents spend, on average, 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 9.06% more than Wisconsin's average price of 15.11 cents. WE Energies is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

The electricity sold in West Bend has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 203,595,865.16 kilograms, which is the 27th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Bend

West Bend residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Bend
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Bend Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Bend, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

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Germantown, WI Electricity Overview

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Germantown's residents spend, on average, 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 9.06% more than Wisconsin's average price of 15.11 cents. WE Energies is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The city produces around 1.3 megawatt hours per resident each year from its power generating plants, which ranks them as the 42nd highest generating city in Wisconsin out of 808 cities.

Germantown is home to one electricity plant. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 145,968,195.03 kilograms, which is 37th largest emissions amount in the state out of 808 cities. More importantly, the city averages 6,978.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 10th worst city in Wisconsin in this category. For the purpose of electricity generation, Germantown's top fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 54.84%, or 14,927.91 megawatt hours of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Germantown

Germantown residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
630th16.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Germantown
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Germantown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Germantown, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.3927,2228,177,1411,347,399,825

Zips with electric coverage in Germantown, Wisconsin include: 53022, 53037, 53017, 53076

Hartford, WI Electricity Overview

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Hartford's residents spend, on average, 13.94 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 7.73% less than Wisconsin's average price of 15.11 cents. Hartford, Wisconsin Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $91.2 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86.

The electricity sold in Hartford has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 100,194,916.51 kilograms, which is the 54th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hartford

Hartford residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.96/mo.$81.83/mo.
98th13.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hartford
66th$91.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hartford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hartford, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hartford, Wisconsin Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.2371.7752,1345,855,300
WE EnergiesBUNDLED16.48109.398,177,1411,347,399,825

Zips with electric coverage in Hartford, Wisconsin include: 53027, 53086, 53078

Electricity Production in Washington County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Washington County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Germantown WI Natural Gas 27,22226,518,853.45974.17

Washington County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Washington County is home to one electricity plant. The county has the 393rd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the US, emitting 888,767,369.98 kilograms. More importantly, the county averages 6,498.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 10th worst county in Wisconsin in this category. Washington County's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 54.84% (or 14,927.91 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
54.84%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
45.16%

Washington County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Washington County, 3 of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 4.14%. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Washington County ranks 1144th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Washington County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Washington County:

  • Germantown, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Hartford, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 51.66%
    • Hartford, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 48.34%
  • Jackson, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Kewaskum, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Newburg, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Richfield, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Slinger, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 50.23%
    • Slinger Utilities: 49.77%
  • West Bend, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Washington County, Wisconsin is home to 3 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Washington County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity company in Washington County, Wisconsin by total customer count is WE Energies.

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

There is one active electricity plant located in Washington County, Wisconsin

What electricity companies offer service in Washington County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1WE Energies75,622
2Hartford, Wisconsin Electric Utility7,139
3Slinger Utilities2,568

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-24