Key facts

We Energies is the trade name of Wisconsin Electric Power Co. and Wisconsin Gas LLC, principal utility subsidiaries of Wisconsin Energy Corporation.

Customers/accounts as of January 2014

  • Total accounts: 2,224,795
  • Combined electric and gas customers: 793,433
  • Electric accounts: 1,143,169
  • Natural gas accounts: 1,081,197
  • Steam accounts: 429
  • Wisconsin customers: 2,196,278
  • Michigan customers: 28,517
  • Residential accounts: 2,002,853
  • Commercial and industrial accounts: 221,942

We Energies generation and distribution statistics as of January 2014

  • Electric distribution lines: 45,420 miles (Overhead: 22,210; Underground: 23,210)
  • Substations: 353
  • American Transmission Company-owned transmission lines: 2,855 miles
  • Gas main: 20,155 miles
  • High/low pressure steam piping: 16 miles
  • Peak electric demand (We Energies and Edison Sault Electric* combined):
    • Summer: 6,505 MW 07/31/06
    • Winter: 5,066 MW 12/22/04

    *Edison Sault Electric was sold in May 2010.

  • Record load demand for a 24-hour period: 134,939 MWh 08/01/06
  • Peak natural gas send-out: 1,920,568 dekatherms 01/06/14
  • Peak steam demand:
    • Milwaukee: 1,081,000 lbs./hr. 01/18/95
    • Wauwatosa: 285,000 lbs./hr. 01/10/08

Active regular We Energies employees as of January 2014: 4,298


2013 generating capacity by fuel


2013 Generating Capacity by Fuel