Waukesha County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Waukesha County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Waukesha County is 981st in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 71,597 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

Residents of Waukesha County are paying, on average, 12.98% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 16.34 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Waukesha County is home to 406,978 residents and its power generating plants produce 71,597 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 0.18 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Waukesha County is ranked 1323rd in the nation out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.18 megawatt hours per person a year.

Waukesha County is ranked as the 179th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation with over 4,800,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers living there.

Waukesha County has emissions of 6,485.11 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 6,220.33.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,841,782 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    71,597 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    71,597 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.18 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,639,298,684 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,485.11 kg

Waukesha, WI Electricity Overview

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Waukesha averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 9.06% higher than Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents and 13.95% higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Electricity consumption in Waukesha creates 456,269,670.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 8th largest emissions amount of any city in Wisconsin. This total also equates to a ranking of 68th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per resident with an average of 6,412.06 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Waukesha has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waukesha

Waukesha 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 Waukesha
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waukesha Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waukesha, Wisconsin

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

Zips with electric coverage in Waukesha, Wisconsin include: 53188, 53186, 53189, 53072

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Brookfield, WI Electricity Overview

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Brookfield averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 9.06% higher than Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents and 13.95% higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Electricity consumption in Brookfield creates 265,869,833.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 20th largest emissions amount of any city in Wisconsin. This total also equates to a ranking of 68th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per resident with an average of 6,412.06 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Brookfield has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brookfield

Brookfield 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 Brookfield
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brookfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brookfield, Wisconsin

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

Zips with electric coverage in Brookfield, Wisconsin include: 53186, 53072, 53045, 53005, 53122

New Berlin, WI Electricity Overview

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New Berlin averages a residential electricity rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 9.06% higher than Wisconsin's average rate of 15.11 cents and 13.95% higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is WE Energies.

Electricity consumption in New Berlin creates 259,374,412.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 21st largest emissions amount of any city in Wisconsin. This total also equates to a ranking of 68th highest in Wisconsin for emissions per resident with an average of 6,412.06 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in New Berlin has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Berlin

New Berlin 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 New Berlin
467th$109.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Berlin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Berlin, Wisconsin

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

Zips with electric coverage in New Berlin, Wisconsin include: 53151, 53150, 53227, 53146

Electricity Production in Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Waukesha County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Omega Hills Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Menomonee Falls WI Landfill Gas 71,59768,318,131.08954.2

Waukesha County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 2,639,298,684.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Waukesha County because of electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 949th worst in the nation in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Around 100.00% of electricity in Waukesha County comes from production using Landfill Gas. Waukesha County is home to one power generation plant.

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Waukesha County, Wisconsin Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Waukesha County offering electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Some net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Wisconsin has heavily restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

Waukesha County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 2.49% of their energy lost per year. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Waukesha County a rank of 261st best in the nation out of 3221.

Power Companies in Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Providers In Each City in Waukesha County:

  • Big Bend, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Brookfield, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Butler, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Chenequa, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Delafield, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Dousman, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Eagle, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Elm Grove, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Hartland, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Lac La Belle, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 60.47%
    • Oconomowoc Utilities: 39.53%
  • Lannon, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Merton, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Mukwonago, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Muskego, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Nashotah, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • New Berlin, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • North Prairie, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Oconomowoc, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 50.06%
    • Oconomowoc Utilities: 49.94%
  • Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 83.99%
    • Oconomowoc Utilities: 16.01%
  • Pewaukee, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Pewaukee, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Sussex, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Wales, Wisconsin:
    • WE Energies: 100.00%
  • Waukesha, 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 Waukesha County, Wisconsin?

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

How many power plants are within Waukesha County, Wisconsin?

There is one active power plant located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Which electricity companies offer service in Waukesha County, Wisconsin?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1WE Energies100,201
2Oconomowoc Utilities10,076

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

The largest electricity provider in Waukesha County, Wisconsin by total revenue is WE Energies.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-15