Benton Electric Company

About Benton Electric Company

There are 686 commercial customer accounts and 1 industrial customer accounts who are receiving service from the supplier. On average, Benton Electric Company's patrons pay a residential electricity rate of 12.12 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the supplier ranking 49th out of 61 providers in Kentucky and 1578th out of 2922 in the country. In 2020 Benton Electric Company had retail sales of 64,733 megawatt hours. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company and 68,027 megawatt hours were acquired via wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $7,259,500 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $7,198,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Benton Electric Company is $127.34 per month, while the nationwide average is $117.93. The company does not have ownership in any power facilities and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers.

Energy Loss

Benton Electric Company reported an annual loss of about 4.76% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production industry and suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. This percentage of energy lost gives them a rank of 27th best out of 58 suppliers who report energy loss in the state.

Benton Electric Company Rate & Electric Bills

Benton Electric Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.120/kWh$141.65/mo.$125.41/mo.
1578th12.12¢Benton Electric Company's Average residential price per kWh
2145th$127.34Average monthly electric bill for Benton Electric Company's residential customers

Benton Electric Company Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:436 Mayfield Highway
    Benton, Kentucky 42025
    United States of America

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    Benton Electric Company FAQ:

    What is the average bundled bill for Benton Electric Company customers each month?

    Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Benton Electric Company is $127.34. The Kentucky average bundled bill is $122.32 and the US average is $122.32.

    What is the phone number for Benton Electric Company?

    Benton Electric Company's customer service phone number is (270) 527-3666

    What is the average bundled electricity rate for Benton Electric Company customers?

    The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Benton Electric Company is 12.12 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-02