Beltrami Electric Cooperative

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About Beltrami Electric Cooperative

Beltrami Electric Cooperative provides electricity for 4 counties in Minnesota such as the counties of Beltrami County, Cass County, Hubbard County, and Koochiching County. The company is an electricity cooperative. With 21,766 total consumers, the provider supplies electricity to 18 industrial locations, 1,578 commercial locations and 20,170 residential customer accounts. Beltrami Electric Cooperative charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour on average. This is 5.10% below the US average rate of 14.84 cents, which ranks the supplier 2197th out of 2906 suppliers in the nation for lowest average electricity price. They sold 108,764 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2021. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced and 488,050 megawatt hours were procured on the wholesale electricity market. The revenue for Beltrami Electric Cooperative for 2021 from electricity sales was $55,561,500, with 87.63% coming from retail sales to end users and 11.84% from wholesale electricity sales.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Beltrami Electric Cooperative is $164.01 per month. Customers of the company pay 45.15% more compared to the rest of the state. The supplier does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Beltrami Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Beltrami Electric Cooperative can take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering allows private individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar and other electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Beltrami Electric Cooperative recently reported a yearly loss of around 3.94% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 720th best out of 3509 suppliers reporting energy loss in the US.

Beltrami Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.125/kWh$169.07/mo.$153.24/mo.
2197th14.08¢Beltrami Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2710th$164.01Average monthly electricity bill for Beltrami Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Beltrami Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:4111 Technology Drive North West
    Bemidji, Minnesota 56601
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jared Echternach

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Energy Loss

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


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720 National Rank

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Beltrami Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Beltrami Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Beltrami County46,033514.18$165.47/mo
Cass County29,917613.70$125.25/mo
Hubbard County21,219413.54$141.97/mo
Koochiching County12,203415.56$139.55/mo

Cities Beltrami Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Beltrami Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

Consumers of Beltrami Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $164.01.

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

Beltrami Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Minnesota bundled rate of 14.74 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.84 cents.

What is the phone number for Beltrami Electric Cooperative?

Beltrami Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (218) 444-2540

Who is the CEO of Beltrami Electric Cooperative?

Beltrami Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Jared Echternach.

What cities does Beltrami Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Beltrami Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 8 cities.

How many counties does Beltrami Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Beltrami Electric Cooperative sells electricity to customers in 4 counties.

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