Arab Electric Cooperative

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About Arab Electric Cooperative

Arab Electric Cooperative provides electricity in Arab, Alabama. The provider has 15,843 electricity customers. There are 2,752 commercial customer accounts, 13,090 residential customers and one industrial account. Customers of Arab Electric Cooperative purchase electricity for, on average, 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.77% less than the average Alabama rate of 13.34 cents and 20.92% lower than the national average of 13.71. The supplier sold 293,501 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2020. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 319,998 megawatt hours were procured by way of wholesale channels. The revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $32,828,700, with $31,773,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of Arab Electric Cooperative is $129.53 per month. Customers of the company are stuck with a 6.85% higher bill compared to other residents of the country. The provider does not have ownership in any electricity facilities and all of the power that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Electricity companies are required to report these losses. Arab Electric Cooperative reported a yearly loss of approximately 8.16% of the electricity that they generate. Arab Electric Cooperative's energy loss numbers leave them with a rank of 45th best out of the 60 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 1344th best out of 3509 in the US.

Arab Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Arab Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.110/kWh$0.108/kWh$146.80/mo.$129.53/mo.
856th10.84¢Arab Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2145th$129.53Average monthly electricity bill for Arab Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Arab Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:331 South Brindlee Mountain Parkway
    Arab, Alabama 35016
    United States of America
  • CEO:Charles W. Whisenant

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Energy Loss

Arab Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.


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1344 National Rank

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Arab Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Arab Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Marshall County97,612710.97$130.27/mo

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Arab Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Arab Electric Cooperative?

The CEO of Arab Electric Cooperative is Charles W. Whisenant.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Arab Electric Cooperative customers?

Arab Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Alabama bundled rate of 13.34 cents and the average United States rate of 13.71 cents.

What is the average bundled bill for Arab Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Arab Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $129.53.

What is the phone number for Arab Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Arab Electric Cooperative by phone via (256) 586-3196.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01