Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative

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About Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative

With headquarters in Bedford, Pennsylvania, Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 4 counties throughout the state and is classified as an electricity cooperative. The supplier recently reported a total of 2 industrial, 712 commercial customers and 8,706 residential customers. This is the whole of their customer base. The residential electricity price for customers of Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative is, on average, 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.50% lower than the US average price of 14.11 cents. This ranks the supplier 1670th out of 2923 companies in the US for lowest average electricity price. In 2020 they sold 98.36% of their megawatt hours via normal retail sales to end users. The megawatt hours sourced by the provider primarily came from megawatt hours that they purchased on wholesale channels. They purchased 354,276 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, they made a total of $31,020,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 93.64% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

Consumers of the company have an average residential electricity bill of $119.73. This is 4.53% higher than the Pennsylvania average of $114.02. The supplier currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end users.

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative and people who receive their electricity from the company. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically realistic, as individuals have no way to sell excess electricity back to their electric company.

Energy Loss

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of around 1.60% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity generation business and providers are required to report these losses. Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative's energy loss amounts give them a ranking of 3rd best out of the 116 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 145th best out of 3509 in the US.

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.120/kWh$120.34/mo.$113.40/mo.
1670th12.49¢Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1802nd$119.73Average monthly electricity bill for Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:8846 Lincoln Highway
    Bedford, Pennsylvania 15522
    United States of America
  • CEO:Brooks Shoemaker

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Energy provider of the year for Pennsylvania, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Pennsylvania, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Pennsylvania, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Pennsylvania, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-1.60%

Total Energy Loss

5,660MWh

145 National Rank

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Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Pennsylvania9,42029,047,00019100%

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bedford County47,5776316.98$137.37/mo
Cambria County133,4726318.20$142.07/mo
Fulton County14,5566014.72$128.24/mo
Somerset County74,1296417.91$140.40/mo

Cities Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative?

Brooks Shoemaker is the CEO of Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative.

How many counties does Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative offers service in 4 counties throughout the country.

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

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative is 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative by phone via (814) 623-5101.

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative is $119.73. The state average bundled bill is $114.02 and the US average is $114.02.

What cities does Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 10 cities throughout the nation.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01