Benton PUD operates in 7 cities and is considered a political subdivision. Electricity suppliers must regularly report the total number of customers signed up for their services to government agencies. On the most recent reports the company reported a total of 54,581 customers signed on to receive electricity from the company. Exactly 47,173 of these are residential properties, 6,424 are commercial customers and 984 are industrial properties. Benton PUD's patrons purchase electricity for, on average, 8.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.02% less than the state's average rate of 9.91 cents and 36.10% below the US average of 13.33 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 2,251,715 megawatt hours in 2019, of which 18.72% were by way of wholesale channels. Wholesale power purchases made up 101.33% of all electricity sourced . Exactly 2,281,679 megawatt hours were acquired on wholesale channels. In 2019, the supplier made a total of $163,432,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 13.86% of their revenue come from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

About Benton PUD

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Benton PUD is $113.16 per month, while the state average is $97.39. Benton PUD's electricity sales are accountable for 769,007,763.3 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This is the 360th highest emissions amount out of 3511 electricity providers in the country. Electricity sales were responsible for a rise in CO2 pollution amounts of 0.15% within the last 12 months.

Benton PUD Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Benton PUD and any people who receive their electricity from the company. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically feasible, as individuals have no way to sell excess electricity back to their provider.

Energy Loss

Benton PUD currently suffers from the loss of around 2.73% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 2209th worst out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

Benton PUD Rate & Electric Bills

Benton PUD residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.086/kWh$0.083/kWh$114.83/mo.$107.18/mo.
267th8.52¢Benton PUD's Average residential price per kWh
1713th$113.16Average monthly electric bill for Benton PUD's residential customers

Benton PUD Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Parent Company:Energy Northwest
  • Headquarters:2721 West 10th Avenue
    Kennewick, Washington 99336
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rick Dunn

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Quick Facts About Benton PUD

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Benton PUD has no electricity generation plants and must purchase all of the electricity they sell to customers.

Energy Loss

Benton PUD's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


2209 National Rank

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Benton PUD State Coverage

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Benton PUD County Coverage

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Benton County204,39038.54$113.45/mo

Cities Benton PUD Has Coverage

  • Benton City, WA
  • Boardman, OR
  • Irrigon, OR
  • Kennewick, WA
  • Prosser, WA
  • Richland, WA
  • West Richland, WA

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

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Benton PUD FAQ:

Does Benton PUD have a parent company?

Benton PUD is a subsidiary of Energy Northwest.

What is the phone number for Benton PUD?

The Benton PUD phone number is (509) 582-2175.

What is the average electricity rate for Benton PUD customers?

Benton PUDs current average electricity rate is 8.52 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state rate of 9.91 cents and the average national rate of 13.33 cents.

How much is the average bill for Benton PUD customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of is $113.16. The state average bill is $97.39 and the US average is $97.39.

Who is the CEO of Benton PUD?

Benton PUD’s CEO is Rick Dunn.

What cities does Benton PUD have customers in in?

Benton PUD provides electricity in 7 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25