Wood County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wood County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Wood County is ranked 751st in the country out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 3.12 megawatt hours per person per year.

Residents of Wood County are paying, on average, 6.12% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 13.58 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

The burning of natural gas in Wood County yields a total of 83,085.97 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 490th out of 3221 counties in the United States.

With total production of 314,642.87 megawatt hours, Wood County is the 18th highest producer of electricity out of 72 counties in the state.

Wood County is ranked as the 817th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the United States with 882,834.23 megawatt hours being used by residents for their electricity needs.

Wood County has accomplished a decrease of 31.13% in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation over the course of the previous year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    882,834 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    314,643 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    231,354 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    83,289 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    366,598,443 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,940.21 kg

Marshfield, WI Electricity Overview

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Marshfield's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 9.69 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 35.89% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents. The city is ranked 49th in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 7,126 megawatt hours generated. Generating 0.38 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Marshfield ranks as the 54th highest producer per capita in the state out of 808 cities.

There is one power producing plant in Marshfield. The city emits 6,433.52 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 13th highest polluting city out of 808 cities in Wisconsin based on emissions per capita. A total of 121,780,040.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. In Marshfield, Natural Gas makes up 97.15% of the fuel types used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marshfield

Marshfield 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.
5th9.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marshfield
6th$69.12Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED9.0163.617,12699,6708,978,000
Northern States Power CompanyBUNDLED14.57108.751,936,924282,112,988

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Wisconsin Rapids, WI Electricity Overview

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Wisconsin Rapids' average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.17 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 26.06% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents. With annual generation of 51,468.12 megawatt hours, the city is the 27th highest producer of electricity in Wisconsin. Power plants in the city have had a 67.78% decrease in the use of renewable energy sources versus non-renewable fuels.

There are 2 power producing plants in Wisconsin Rapids, which is the 6th most plants in a city in Wisconsin. Emitting 93,300,829.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, the city ranks 61st highest out of 808 cities in Wisconsin for total pollution from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 779th worst in the state for emissions per capita. In Wisconsin Rapids, Conventional Hydroelectric is 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wisconsin Rapids

Wisconsin Rapids residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.100/kWh$129.08/mo.$67.92/mo.
11th11.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wisconsin Rapids
15th$76.3Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Consolidated Water Power CompanyBUNDLED11.9094.951,468.1267680,475
Wisconsin Rapids PowerBUNDLED10.6570.8498,52010,488,000

Lake Wazeecha CDP, WI Electricity Overview

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Lake Wazeecha CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.58 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 23.34% less than the state's average price of 15.11 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $79.3. This is 24.12% lower than the Wisconsin average bill of $104.51. Selling an estimated 16,251.5 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 19,922,283.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 209th worst out of 808 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 6,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 68th 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 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.
14th11.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Wazeecha CDP
18th$79.3Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.47105.323,710,672536,789,346
Wisconsin Rapids PowerBUNDLED10.6570.8498,52010,488,000

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
Georgia-Pacific Corp - Nekoosa MillDomtar Industries Inc (100.00%)
Nekoosa WI Black Liquour 191,38656,114,293.44293.2
Wisconsin Rapids WI Conventional Hydroelectric 51,468.12
Biron WI Conventional Hydroelectric 34,476.75
Port Edwards MillDomtar Industries Inc (100.00%)
Port Edwards WI Conventional Hydroelectric 30,186
Marshfield Utilities Gas PlantMarshfield Utilities (100.00%)
Marshfield WI Natural Gas 7,1264,246,766.48595.95

Wood County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Wood County, Conventional Hydroelectric is 43.81% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Conventional Hydroelectric totals to Black Liquour (29.72%) and Natural Gas (26.41%), these three fuel types account for 314,439.97 megawatt hours (or 99.94%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 4,940.21 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 58th highest polluting county out of 72 counties in the state and 1494th out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 366,598,442.81 kilograms, the county ranks 24th highest in Wisconsin and 796th 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 362nd highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 5 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
43.81%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
29.72%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
26.41%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%

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 2.77% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Wood County ranks 338th 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:
    • Alliant Energy: 20.13%
    • Wisconsin Rapids Power: 73.77%
    • Consolidated Water Power Company: 6.09%
  • Hewitt, Wisconsin:
    • Marshfield Utilities: 100.00%
  • Marshfield, Wisconsin:
    • Northern States Power Company: 12.21%
    • Marshfield Utilities: 87.79%
  • Milladore, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Nekoosa, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Pittsville, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Port Edwards, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Rudolph, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Vesper, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 11.96%
    • Wisconsin Rapids Power: 82.50%
    • Consolidated Water Power Company: 5.54%

* 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 Consolidated Water Power Company.

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 5 power plants located in Wood County, Wisconsin

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-30