Barron Electric Cooperative

About Barron Electric Cooperative

Barron Electric Cooperative is headquartered in Barron, Wisconsin and supplies electricity in 19 cities in the state. They currently supply electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customer accounts, with a total of 18,600 residential customer accounts, 213 commercial customers and 169 industrial accounts subscribed. Barron Electric Cooperative's consumers are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.22% more than the average US rate of 13.40 cents. In 2020 the company had retail sales of 325,103 megawatt hours. Electricity generation facilities owned by Barron Electric Cooperative produced 0.04% of the megawatt hours sourced by the supplier and an additional 99.96% was procured on the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $37,202,000, with 99.73% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Barron Electric Cooperative is $120.72 per month, while the Wisconsin average is $101.62. Patrons of the company pay 16.06% more compared to other residents of Wisconsin. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their customers.

Barron Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Barron Electric Cooperative are able to participate in net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. This makes it cheaper for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Providers routinely submit data for energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Barron Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 6.35% of their electricity production total. The state of Wisconsin has an energy loss average of 2.31% and the US average is 2.76%, resulting in Barron Electric Cooperative receiving a rank of 68th best out of 116 companies who report energy loss in the state.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.131/kWh$123.78/mo.$116.22/mo.
2119th13.43¢Barron Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1911th$120.72Average monthly electric 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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1205 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 County45,244412.95$97.99/mo
Burnett County15,414414.60$105.33/mo
Polk County43,783514.20$102.42/mo
Rusk County14,178514.55$108.67/mo
Sawyer County16,558615.72$108.43/mo
Washburn County15,720414.05$110.74/mo

Cities Barron Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Almena, WI
  • Barron, WI
  • Birchwood, WI
  • Bruce, WI
  • Cameron, WI
  • Chetek, WI
  • Clayton, WI
  • Clear Lake, WI
  • Cumberland, WI
  • Dallas, WI
  • Haugen, WI
  • Hayward, WI
  • New Auburn, WI
  • Prairie Farm, WI
  • Rice Lake, WI
  • Shell Lake, WI
  • Spooner, WI
  • Turtle Lake, WI
  • Weyerhaeuser, WI

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Barron Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the phone number for Barron Electric Cooperative?

The Barron Electric Cooperative phone number is (800) 322-1008.

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

Barron Electric Cooperatives current average bundled electricity rate is 13.43 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Wisconsin bundled rate of 14.59 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.40 cents.

Who is the CEO of Barron Electric Cooperative?

The CEO of Barron Electric Cooperative is Aaron Torud.

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

Consumers of Barron Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $120.72.

How many counties does Barron Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

Barron Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 6 counties.

What cities does Barron Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Barron Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 19 cities in the country.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-29