Key facts


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

Customers/accounts (January 2017)

  • Total accounts: 2,241,783
  • Electric accounts: 1,103,400
  • Natural gas accounts: 1,109,397
  • Steam accounts: 381
  • Customers: 2,241,783
  • Residential accounts: 2,019,001
  • Commercial and industrial accounts: 222,782

Generation and distribution (2016)

  • Electric distribution lines: 56,129 miles (Overhead: 32,889; Underground: 23,240)
  • Substations: 340
  • American Transmission Company-owned transmission lines: 2,855 miles
  • Gas main: 20,638 miles
  • High/low pressure steam piping: 13 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: 1,081,000 lbs./hr. 01/18/95

Active regular We Energies employees (January 2017): 3,963

Generating capacity by fuel (2015)

2015 generating capacity by fuel
  • Coal 50.6%
  • Natural gas 27.1%
  • Oil 2.5%
  • Purchased - Nuclear 13.9%
  • Purchased - Non-nuclear 3.4%
  • Renewables 2.6%