Wood County, WI: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Wood County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wood County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Almost 11.84% of Wood County's generation comes from hydroelectric power plants, making them 1st county in the state out of 72 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

Alliant Energy is the largest provider in Wood County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Wood County has a population of 73,993 residents.

Solar power usage in Wood County has increased by 278.00% year over year, with 261,499 megawatt hours being generated from solar energy during the course of the last year.

Wood County ranks as the 1038th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the United States and 32nd worst in Wisconsin, emitting 251,241,519.55 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Wood County generates 74,641.96 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 8th out of 72 counties in Wisconsin for natural gas production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    864,765 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    466,775 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    392,133 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    74,642 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    251,241,520 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,395.48 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Wisconsin Rapids

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Wisconsin Rapids Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14¢ per kWh

  • 1.83% higher than last month
  • 3.92% higher than April last year
  • 19.11% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 17.19% lower than the US average
  • 27th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since April last year
  • 9,825th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 140 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 464 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.63¢ per kWh

  • 0.32% higher than last month
  • 5.84% higher than April last year
  • 19.58% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 15.43% lower than the US average
  • 20th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since April last year
  • 9,996th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 67 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,835 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$75.32 per month

  • 8.8% lower than last month
  • 1.51% lower than April last year
  • 20.6% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 33.2% lower than the US average
  • 32nd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since April last year
  • 2,320th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 69 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 577 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$88 per month

  • 0.11% lower than last month
  • 2.07% higher than April last year
  • 20.02% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 35.33% lower than the US average
  • 33rd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 1,671st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 179 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 938 since April last year

Wisconsin Rapids, WI Electricity Overview

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Wisconsin Rapids' average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 19.58% less than the state's average price of 16.95 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $88. This is 20.44% lower than the Wisconsin average bill of $110.62. Selling an estimated 295,003.17 megawatt hours, Consolidated Water Power Company is the largest provider in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Wisconsin Rapids must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 111,221,493.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 44th worst out of 810 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 572nd highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wisconsin Rapids

Wisconsin Rapids residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.106/kWh$107.52/mo.$62.35/mo.
20th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wisconsin Rapids
33rd$88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wisconsin Rapids Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591
Consolidated Water Power CompanyBUNDLED12.2592.6341,717.61638.9178,275
Wisconsin Rapids PowerBUNDLED13.1182.5988,136.6611,552,261.7

Marshfield, WI Electricity Overview

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Marshfield's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 28.30% less than the state's average price of 16.95 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $80.35. This is 27.36% lower than the Wisconsin average bill of $110.62. With an estimated 1,471 residential customers, Marshfield Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Marshfield must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 110,965,893.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 45th worst out of 810 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 90th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marshfield

Marshfield residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.124/kWh$0.089/kWh$98.20/mo.$54.53/mo.
7th12.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marshfield
25th$80.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marshfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marshfield, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Marshfield UtilitiesBUNDLED12.1480.359,15290,712.4911,014,855.98

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Lake Wazeecha CDP, WI Electricity Overview

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Lake Wazeecha CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.97 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 17.58% less than the state's average price of 16.95 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $90.06. This is 18.59% lower than the Wisconsin average bill of $110.62. Selling an estimated 15,525.31 megawatt hours, Wisconsin Rapids Power is the largest provider in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Lake Wazeecha CDP must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 15,615,352.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 234th worst out of 810 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 5,944.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 9th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Wazeecha CDP

Lake Wazeecha CDP residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.107/kWh$110.79/mo.$63.49/mo.
26th13.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Wazeecha CDP
37th$90.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Wazeecha CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Wazeecha CDP, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591
Wisconsin Rapids PowerBUNDLED13.1182.5988,136.6611,552,261.7

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Electricity Production in Wood County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Wood County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Wood County WI Solar 261,499
Georgia-Pacific Corp - Nekoosa MillDomtar Industries Inc (100.00%)
Nekoosa WI Black Liquour 171,48148,820,221.04284.7
Port Edwards MillDomtar Industries Inc (100.00%)
Port Edwards WI Conventional Hydroelectric 33,795

Wood County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Wood County, Solar is 56.02% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Solar totals to Black Liquour (16.15%) and Natural Gas (15.99%), these three fuel types account for 411,504 megawatt hours (or 88.16%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 3,395.48 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 67th highest polluting county out of 72 counties in the state and 2336th out of 3230 counties nationally. With total emissions of 251,241,519.55 kilograms, the county ranks 32nd highest in Wisconsin and 1038th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Wood County has the 185th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 3 total power plants.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
56.02%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
16.15%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
15.99%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.84%

Wood County, Wisconsin Net Metering

About 85.71% of the electricity companies in Wood County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Wisconsin has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 6 companies in Wood County that report energy loss. Combined, these 6 providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.10% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.87%, meaning Wood County ranks 378th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wood County:

  • Arpin, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Auburndale, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Biron, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Rapids Power: 69.54%
    • Consolidated Water Power Company: 5.74%
    • Alliant Energy: 24.72%
  • Hewitt, Wisconsin:
    • Marshfield Utilities: 100.00%
  • Marshfield, Wisconsin:
    • Marshfield Utilities: 100.00%
  • Milladore, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Nekoosa, Wisconsin:
    • Oakdale Electric Cooperative: 11.66%
    • Alliant Energy: 88.34%
  • Pittsville, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Port Edwards, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Rapids Power: 6.80%
    • Alliant Energy: 93.20%
  • Rudolph, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Vesper, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin:
    • Wisconsin Rapids Power: 78.67%
    • Alliant Energy: 16.05%
    • Consolidated Water Power Company: 5.28%

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

FAQ

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

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

What electricity companies offer service in Wood County, Wisconsin?

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers operating in Wood County, Wisconsin.

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

There are 3 power plants located in Wood County, Wisconsin

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-06