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 as of February 2015

  • Total accounts: 2,240,640
  • Electric accounts: 1,148,805
  • Natural gas accounts: 1,091,412
  • Steam accounts: 423
  • Wisconsin customers: 2,212,163
  • Michigan customers: 28,477
  • Residential accounts: 2,017,037
  • Commercial and industrial accounts: 223,603

We Energies generation and distribution statistics as of February 2015

  • 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 February 2015: 4,296

2014 generating capacity by fuel

2014 generating capacity by fuel
  • Coal 50.5%
  • Natural gas 27.1%
  • Oil 2.5%
  • Purchased - Nuclear 13.9%
  • Purchased - Non-nuclear 3.4%
  • Renewables 2.6%