Barron Electric Cooperative

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About Barron Electric Cooperative

Barron Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to 7 counties in Wisconsin. The entity is an electricity cooperative. They currently provide electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customer accounts, with a total of 169 industrial customers, 213 commercial accounts and 18,600 residential customer accounts subscribed. Barron Electric Cooperative's customers spend, on average, 13.43 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which is 11.72% lower than the average Wisconsin rate of 15.21 cents and 4.82% below the US average of 14.11. In 2020 they sold 93.45% of their megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). Power production plants owned by the company generated 0.04% of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and an additional 99.96% was purchased via the wholesale market. The total revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $37,202,000, with $37,102,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Barron Electric Cooperative is $120.72. Electricity production is not part of the Barron Electric Cooperative business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other providers and then resell to their customers.

Barron Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Net metering is offered to customers of Barron Electric Cooperative. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unneeded electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Barron Electric Cooperative reports energy loss of 6.35% of their generation during transmission. The state average for energy loss is 2.31% and the US average is 2.76%. This leaves Barron Electric Cooperative with a ranking of 68th best out of 116 companies in Wisconsin and 1204th best out of 3509 suppliers in the United States.

Barron Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Barron Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.131/kWh$123.78/mo.$116.22/mo.
2067th13.43¢Barron Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1831st$120.72Average monthly electricity bill for Barron Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Barron Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1434 State Highway 25 North
    Barron, Wisconsin 54812
    United States of America
  • CEO:Aaron Torud

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Energy Loss

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


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1204 National Rank

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Barron Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Barron Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Barron County46,711614.00$113.75/mo
Burnett County16,526414.63$108.72/mo
Chippewa County66,297914.43$124.98/mo
Polk County44,977514.61$110.78/mo
Rusk County14,188515.02$111.59/mo
Sawyer County18,074615.23$99.96/mo
Washburn County16,623514.04$110.40/mo

Cities Barron Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Barron Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the phone number for Barron Electric Cooperative?

Barron Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 322-1008

How much is the average bundled bill for Barron Electric Cooperative customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Barron Electric Cooperative is $120.72. The Wisconsin average bundled bill is $104.79 and the nationwide average is $104.79.

Who is the CEO of Barron Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Barron Electric Cooperative is Aaron Torud.

How many counties does Barron Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Barron Electric Cooperative.

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

Barron Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.43 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 15.21 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

What cities does Barron Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Barron Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 11 cities throughout the nation including Wisconsin.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-25