Big Bend Electric Coop

Big Bend Electric Coop provides electricity to 8 cities and is classified as an electric cooperative. There are a total of 9,584 customers receiving service from the supplier. These customers are made up of 2,482 industrial customers, 1,916 commercial accounts and 5,186 residential customer accounts. Customers of Big Bend Electric Coop spend, on average, 8.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 37.96% below the national average price of 13.45 cents, which ranks the provider 138th out of 3511 suppliers in the country for lowest average electricity rate. They sold 564,959 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2020. During the same timeframe, the company acquired 603,345 megawatt hours by way of wholesale channels. The revenue for Big Bend Electric Coop for 2020 from electricity sales was $39,278,100, with $39,045,300 coming from retail sales to end users.

About Big Bend Electric Coop

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.4, while the Big Bend Electric Coop average is 37.35% more at $143.31 per month. Big Bend Electric Coop ranks 41st in the state for average monthly bill amount. The company's electricity sales efforts within the previous 12 months were responsible for an increase in CO2 pollution of approximately 13,889,974.59 kilograms (5.89%). The company's consumers have an average of 1.12 power outages per customer per year. These outages are on average 141.59 minutes, while the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. The company currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end users.

Big Bend Electric Coop Net Metering

Customers of Big Bend Electric Coop have the ability to take advantage of net metering. This is a positive for any customer considering installing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Big Bend Electric Coop currently has a loss of roughly 6.28% of the electricity that they generate. Big Bend Electric Coop's energy loss levels result in a rank of 4th worst out of the 38 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 220th worst out of 3511 in the United.

Big Bend Electric Coop Rate & Electric Bills

Big Bend Electric Coop residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.083/kWh$0.074/kWh$143.63/mo.$133.14/mo.
138th8.34¢Big Bend Electric Coop's Average residential price per kWh
1299th$143.31Average monthly electric bill for Big Bend Electric Coop's residential customers

Big Bend Electric Coop Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1373 N Highway 261
    Ritzville, Washington 99169
    United States of America
  • CEO:Yvette Armstrong

Big Bend Electric Coop Contact

Big Bend Electric Coop Service

  • Outage Phone:(866) 844-2363

Quick Facts About Big Bend Electric Coop

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Big Bend Electric Coop releases 249,515,946.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity sold, which makes it the 31st highest polluting electricity company in the state out of 38.

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Energy Loss

Big Bend Electric Coop's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

37,867MWh

220 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Big Bend Electric Coop's Power Outages

141.59 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.12 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Big Bend Electric Coop State Coverage

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Washington9,58439,045,30027100%

Big Bend Electric Coop County Coverage

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Adams County19,98339.20$119.06/mo
Franklin County95,22258.90$132.36/mo

Cities Big Bend Electric Coop Has Coverage

  • Connell, WA
  • Hatton, WA
  • Kahlotus, WA
  • Lind, WA
  • Mesa, WA
  • Othello, WA
  • Ritzville, WA
  • Washtucna, WA

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

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Big Bend Electric Coop FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Big Bend Electric Coop customers?

The average price of electricity for consumers of Big Bend Electric Coop is 8.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

When will Big Bend Electric Coop power be restored?

Average outage times for Big Bend Electric Coop are around 141.59 minutes per outage.

How many counties does Big Bend Electric Coop sell electricity in?

Big Bend Electric Coop provides electricity to customers in 2 counties.

Who is the CEO of Big Bend Electric Coop?

The CEO of Big Bend Electric Coop is Yvette Armstrong.

What is the phone number for Big Bend Electric Coop?

The Big Bend Electric Coop phone number is (509) 659-1700.

What is the average bill for Big Bend Electric Coop customers each month?

Big Bend Electric Coop currently has an average monthly electric bill of $143.31, compared to the Washington average of $98.40 and the nationwide of $98.40.

What cities does Big Bend Electric Coop have customers in in?

Big Bend Electric Coop serves 8 cities throughout the country including, Washington.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-13