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About Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Berkshire Hathaway Energy is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa and supplies electricity in 19 states in the nation Additionally, this coverage area incorporates 6832 cities within these states. There are 4,189,700 customers who are receiving service from the company. These customer accounts are made up of 36,358 industrial properties, 3 transportation accounts, 508,992 commercial customer accounts and 3,644,346 residential accounts. Berkshire Hathaway Energy's customers are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.52% less than the nationwide average of 13.71 cents. In 2020 Berkshire Hathaway Energy had retail sales of 117,838,339 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other suppliers of 117,838,339 megawatt hours. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 72.33% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 26.18%. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $10,824,757,400, with 88.72% from retail sales and 3.72% from wholesale customers.

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $121.23, while the Berkshire Hathaway Energy average is 21.33% less at $95.37 per month. They rank 284th out of the 3509 providers we track in the US for their ratio of renewable versus non-renewable fuels used. The supplier produces 3.05% (or 3,957,933 megawatt hours) of the electricity that it sells from nuclear power. Berkshire Hathaway Energy generates 129,851,964.05 megawatt hours from their generation facilities, ranking them as the 9th highest producer of electricity of all 3509 providers in the US.

Energy Loss

Berkshire Hathaway Energy currently has a loss of roughly 4.22% of the electricity that they produce via heat dissipation and other causes. Berkshire Hathaway Energy's energy loss levels leave them with a rank of 19th best out of 3509 in the nation.

Berkshire Hathaway Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Berkshire Hathaway Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.101/kWh$151.61/mo.$65.02/mo.
879th10.89¢Berkshire Hathaway Energy's Average residential price per kWh
891st$95.37Average monthly electricity bill for Berkshire Hathaway Energy's residential customers

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Berkshire Hathaway Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Retail Power Marketer
  • Subsidiary CompaniesNV EnergyPacifiCorpBHE RenewablesBHE GT AND S
  • Headquarters:666 Grand Avenue, Suite 500 (DM28)
    Des Moines, Iowa 50309
    United States of America
  • CEO:William J. Fehrman

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    Quick Facts About Berkshire Hathaway Energy

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy generates 37,712,949.53 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 2nd highest amount out of 3509 suppliers that we track in the country.

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy generates 42,634,815.88 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of coal, making Berkshire Hathaway Energy 6th in the country out of 3509 suppliers.

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy generates 36,581,593.39 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas and ranks 11th out of 3509 companies in the US for this category.

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy produces 3,501,926 megawatt hours of electricity (or 2.70% of their total production) from solar energy sources.

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy is the 5th largest electricity company out of 3509 electricity companies in the US based on megawatt hours sold.

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy is 17th out of 3509 electricity companies in the United States for total megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power.

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    Energy Loss

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy's energy loss due to business operations.


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    Berkshire Hathaway Energy Energy Makeup

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    Berkshire Hathaway Energy State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    District of Columbia1252,311,800200.58%
    New Jersey74815,108,60042

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Adams County103,8526215.64$137.90/mo
    Adams County65,7374114.00$98.48/mo
    Adams County27,4775715.61$136.71/mo
    Albany County314,8484920.21$148.51/mo
    Albany County37,066415.27$131.92/mo
    Alexander County5,2404214.08$100.63/mo
    Allegany County68,1063914.64$136.50/mo
    Allegany County46,4565218.66$140.75/mo
    Allegheny County1,250,5786617.29$136.15/mo
    Allen County102,2065715.60$136.67/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Berkshire Hathaway Energy

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Rock Island County IL Nuclear 15,831,732
    Sweetwater County WY Coal 10,362,274.9710,862,493,468.841,048.27
    Colstrip MT Coal 10,200,045.0110,605,011,899.291,039.7
    Emery County UT Coal 8,876,394.018,634,528,516.22972.75
    Moffat County CO Coal 7,168,884.017,230,612,449.831,008.61
    Lake Side Power PlantPacifiCorp (100.00%)
    Vineyard UT Natural Gas 6,707,4332,572,476,515.42383.53
    Emery County UT Coal 6,418,447.016,104,899,649.72951.15
    Council Bluffs IA Coal 5,691,029.015,478,976,785.23962.74
    Chuck Lenzie Generating StationNV Energy (100.00%)
    Clark County NV Natural Gas 5,501,8222,159,730,893.6392.55
    Louisa County IA Coal 4,322,5164,332,305,757.441,002.26

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy Fuel Makeup

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    Berkshire Hathaway Energy FAQ:

    How many counties does Berkshire Hathaway Energy supply electricity to?

    There are 667 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Berkshire Hathaway Energy including California, Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.

    Who is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy?

    The current CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy is William J. Fehrman.

    What is the average bundled bill for Berkshire Hathaway Energy customers each month?

    Consumers of Berkshire Hathaway Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $95.37.

    What is the phone number for Berkshire Hathaway Energy?

    The Berkshire Hathaway Energy phone number is (515) 242-3022.

    What percentage of Berkshire Hathaway Energy's electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy generates 35.87% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

    What cities does Berkshire Hathaway Energy have customers in in?

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy serves electricity to 6832 cities in the US.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Berkshire Hathaway Energy?

    There are 166 power plants owned by or associated with Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

    Does Berkshire Hathaway Energy have any subsidiary companies?

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy owns NV Energy, PacifiCorp, BHE Renewables, and BHE GT AND S.

    What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Berkshire Hathaway Energy customers?

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average national BUNDLED rate of 13.71 cents.

    How many states does Berkshire Hathaway Energy have customers in to?

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy provides electricity in 19 states.

    What percentage of Berkshire Hathaway Energy's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

    Berkshire Hathaway Energy generates 64.13% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2022-08-09