About Benton PUD

A total of 55,342 customers (1.79% industrial properties, 11.74% commercial accounts and 86.47% residential customers) are supplied electricity by the company. Benton PUD averages 8.82 cents per kilowatt hour billed to their customers for residential electricity, which is 11.39% less than the state's average rate of 9.95 cents. This ranks the company 28th best for average electricity rate out of 60 suppliers in Washington. They had total sales and disposition of 2,307,658 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 21.92% were by way of wholesale channels. Wholesale power purchases made up 101.85% of all electricity sourced . Exactly 2,350,406 megawatt hours were acquired on wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $155,959,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 10.28% of their revenue come from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Benton PUD is $108.3 per month, while the state average is $98.4. Electricity generation is not part of the Benton PUD business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies to then be resold to their consumers.

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 2.61% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 299th best out of 3510 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$0.088/kWh$0.083/kWh$114.83/mo.$107.18/mo.
274th8.82¢Benton PUD's Average residential price per kWh
1435th$108.3Average 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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Energy Loss

Benton PUD's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.61%

Total Energy Loss

60,160MWh

299 National Rank

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Benton PUD State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Washington55,342127,865,00012100%

Benton PUD County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benton County204,39038.85$108.60/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 owned by Energy Northwest.

What is the phone number for Benton PUD?

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

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Benton PUD customers?

Benton PUDs current average bundled electricity rate is 8.82 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 9.95 cents and the average national rate of 13.26 cents.

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

Customers of Benton PUD pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $108.30.

Who is the CEO of Benton PUD?

Benton PUD’s current CEO is Rick Dunn.

How many states does Benton PUD provider electricity in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Benton PUD including, Washington and Oregon.

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: 2022-01-06