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Big Country Electric Cooperative

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About Big Country Electric Cooperative

Big Country Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 7 cities throughout Texas. Electricity providers must regularly report the number of customers they have to government agencies. Most recently the company listed a total of 769 industrial customers, 3,393 commercial accounts and 9,289 residential customers signed on for their services. This is the sum of their customers. Customers of Big Country Electric Cooperative are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.07% higher than the state's average price of 14.43 cents and 5.52% more than the nationwide average of 15.73 cents. The supplier had total sales and disposition of 394,405 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 92.12% were from sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they purchased on the wholesale market. Of the electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. Big Country Electric Cooperative made $47,807,000 in 2022, which they earned entirely through sales to retail customers.

The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $135.39, while the Big Country Electric Cooperative average is 1.11% more at $136.89 per month. Big Country Electric Cooperative is the 1929th ranked company in the United States for average monthly bill amount. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

Big Country Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Customers of Big Country Electric Cooperative have the ability to participate in net metering. This is a positive for any customer potentially purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra wattage back to the provider.

Energy Loss

Big Country Electric Cooperative reported an annual loss of approximately 7.88% of the electricity that they transmit. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is being in the electricity generation industry and suppliers are required to report these losses. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a rank of 120th best out of 175 suppliers who report energy loss in the state and 1330th best out of 3517 in the country.

Big Country Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Big Country Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.115/kWh$213.57/mo.$65.35/mo.
2467th16.60¢Big Country Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1929th$136.89Average monthly electricity bill for Big Country Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Big Country Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1010 West South 1st
    Roby, Texas 79543
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mark McClain

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Energy Loss

Big Country Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-7.88%

Total Energy Loss

31,064MWh

1330 National Rank

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Big Country Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Texas13,45146,194,424.44114100%

Big Country Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Borden County5504413.71$151.97/mo
Fisher County3,7204313.72$152.07/mo
Garza County5,7344614.29$140.93/mo
Haskell County5,4204313.68$152.65/mo
Jones County19,7214313.68$152.29/mo
Kent County6324413.70$152.24/mo
Nolan County14,7274513.70$152.29/mo
Scurry County16,9854313.75$151.95/mo
Shackelford County3,1454513.79$152.71/mo
Stonewall County1,3584413.65$152.43/mo

Cities Big Country Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Big Country Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the phone number for Big Country Electric Cooperative?

Big Country Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (325) 773-3684

Who is the CEO of Big Country Electric Cooperative?

The CEO of Big Country Electric Cooperative is Mark McClain.

How much is the average bundled bill for Big Country Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Big Country Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $136.89.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Big Country Electric Cooperative customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Big Country Electric Cooperative is 16.60 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Big Country Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Big Country Electric Cooperative provides electricity to customers in 11 counties.

What cities does Big Country Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

Big Country Electric Cooperative serves electricity in 7 cities in the nation.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-05-29