WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Schaumburg

Illinois

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The State of Electricity in Schaumburg

Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Schaumburg

Average monthly bill

January

$92

February

$58lowest

March

$76

April

$101

May

$105

June

$150

July

$218highest

August

$154

September

$131

October

$101

November

$74

December

$74

Carbon Emissions

442 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

741 kWh

Where does Schaumburg’s electricity come from?

Schaumburg's energy comes from Nuclear, Coal, Natural Gas, Wind, and Solar. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 54% of Schaumburg's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 18%. Natural Gas provides 14% of the energy in Schaumburg. Wind provides 13% of the energy in Schaumburg. Solar provides 1% of the energy in Schaumburg.

54%

Nuclear

18%

Coal

14%

Natural Gas

13%

Wind

1%

Solar

Solar energy in Schaumburg

The state of solar in Schaumburg

Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.

1,281 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$12,620

Average system cost

(after federal incentive)

9 years

Payback period

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Net Metering Available

Get paid for the extra solar you produce

Net metering policies in Schaumburg can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.

Electricity Providers in Schaumburg

There are a variety of electricity plans available to residents of Schaumburg. The following companies provide electricity plans in the city:

Utilities in Schaumburg

ComEd

ComEd Rates

ComEd has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
RDS - Residential Single Family with Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed
BES - Residential Multi Family Without Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed11¢ to 12¢
RDS - Residential Single Family Without Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed
BES - Residential Single Family Without Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed12¢ to 13¢
BES - Residential Multi Family With Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed10¢ to 10¢
RDS - Residential Multi Family Without Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed
BES - Residential Single Family with Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed10¢ to 10¢
RDS - Residential Multi Family With Electric Space Heat Delivery ClassFixed

ComEd Electricity Plans in Schaumburg

The price to compare for ComEd is 6.85¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 741 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
7.69¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Term Optimized Live Brighter 9

cheapestcheapest <12 months
7.69¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
7.99¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 10

8.09¢10 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 20

8.49¢20 monthsChoose Plan
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