Benton Rural Electric Association: Rates and Coverage Area

Benton Rural Electric Association

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About Benton Rural Electric Association

Benton Rural Electric Association is an electricity cooperative serving 7 cities in Washington. There are a total of 15,676 customers receiving service from the supplier. These customer accounts are made up of 81.11% residential properties, 9.91% commercial locations and 8.98% industrial accounts. Customers of Benton Rural Electric Association are charged an average residential electricity price of 9.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.04% below the average state price of 11.21 cents. In 2022 Benton Rural Electric Association had retail sales of 610,723 megawatt hours. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours purchased via wholesale channels. They purchased 638,360 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. In 2022, the supplier earned 99.33% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $110.61, while the Benton Rural Electric Association average is 22.47% higher at $141.12 per month. Benton Rural Electric Association is the 46th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill total. The provider does not have ownership in any power plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Benton Rural Electric Association Net Metering

Benton Rural Electric Association allows customers of the company to participate in net metering programs. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less attractive economically, as citizens have no way to sell extra energy back to their electric company.

Energy Loss

All companies who generate electricity have some energy loss via heat dissipation or alternative causes. Benton Rural Electric Association is no different, as they average a yearly loss of approximately 4.31% of the total electricity they generate. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a ranking of 700th best out of 3518 suppliers who report energy loss in the country and 28th best out of 56 in Washington.

Benton Rural Electric Association Rate & Electric Bills

Benton Rural Electric Association residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.096/kWh$0.083/kWh$209.35/mo.$97.90/mo.
199th9.41¢Benton Rural Electric Association's Average residential price per kWh
2038th$141.12Average monthly electricity bill for Benton Rural Electric Association's residential customers

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Benton Rural Electric Association Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:402 7th Street Prosser
    Prosser, Washington 99350
    United States of America
  • CEO:Michael J. Bradshaw

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Energy Loss

Benton Rural Electric Association's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.31%

Total Energy Loss

27,530MWh

700 National Rank

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Benton Rural Electric Association State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Washington15,67645,902,298.1523100%

Benton Rural Electric Association County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benton County212,79139.44$128.25/mo
Lewis County85,37039.82$134.93/mo
Yakima County257,001210.20$132.25/mo

Cities Benton Rural Electric Association Has Coverage

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

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Benton Rural Electric Association FAQ:

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

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Benton Rural Electric Association is 9.41 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Benton Rural Electric Association supply electricity to?

Benton Rural Electric Association has customers in 7 cities in the country.

How much is the average bundled bill for Benton Rural Electric Association customers each month?

Consumers of Benton Rural Electric Association pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $141.12.

What is the phone number for Benton Rural Electric Association?

You can reach Benton Rural Electric Association by phone via (509) 786-2913.

Who is the CEO of Benton Rural Electric Association?

The CEO of Benton Rural Electric Association is Michael J. Bradshaw.

How many counties does Benton Rural Electric Association have customers in in?

Benton Rural Electric Association sells electricity in 3 counties.

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Published: 2024-03-29