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Bentonville Electric

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About Bentonville Electric

Bentonville Electric provides electricity to Bentonville, Arkansas and is a municipally owned entity. On recent government reports, the company reported a total of 27,115 electricity customers being supplied electricity by the company. This total is made up of 13.27% commercial properties and 86.73% residential accounts. Consumers of Bentonville Electric spend, on average, 11.61 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 8.19% less than the state's average price of 12.64 cents. There were a total of 697,161 megawatt hours sold to retail customers in 2022 by the supplier. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 719,455 megawatt hours were procured on wholesale channels. In 2022 the supplier had total electricity related revenue of $70,386,700, with 98.47% from retail sales.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Bentonville Electric is $111.27, while the nationwide average is $135.39. Electricity production is not part of the Bentonville Electric business plan, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their end users.

Bentonville Electric Net Metering

Customers of Bentonville Electric have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows people to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity companies regularly report energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Bentonville Electric recently reported a loss of 3.10% of their electricity production amount. The state of Arkansas has an energy loss average of 3.68% and the United States average is 2.87%, giving Bentonville Electric a rank of 6th best out of 36 providers reporting energy loss in the state.

Bentonville Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Bentonville Electric residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.096/kWh$169.69/mo.$76.18/mo.
685th11.61¢Bentonville Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1176th$111.27Average monthly electricity bill for Bentonville Electric's residential customers

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Bentonville Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:3200 South West Municipal Drive
    Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Wayman Thurman, PE

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Bentonville Electric Service

  • States Served:
    • Arkansas
  • Counties Served:
    • Benton County
  • Major Cities Served:

Energy Loss

Bentonville Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


384 National Rank

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Bentonville Electric State Coverage

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

Bentonville Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benton County302,863612.95$124.21/mo

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Bentonville Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Bentonville Electric customers?

Customers of Bentonville Electric, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 11.61 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Bentonville Electric customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Bentonville Electric is $111.27. The Arkansas average bundled bill is $134.27 and the national average is $134.27.

Who is the CEO of Bentonville Electric?

Bentonville Electric's current CEO is Wayman Thurman, PE.

What is the phone number for Bentonville Electric?

The Bentonville Electric phone number is (479) 271-3135.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-03-29