Big Rivers Electric Corporation

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About Big Rivers Electric Corporation

Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a cooperative. This means the company is owned by the customers it serves. About 4,887,566 megawatt hours were sold to other providers via whole channels in 2020. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 68.66% and 30.35%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced. Electricity plants the company owns generated 3,440,864 megawatt hours and an additional 1,520,984 were purchased via wholesale channels. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $328,707,800, with 95.64% from wholesale sales.

Energy Loss

All electricity companies who produce electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss from heat depletion or alternative causes. Big Rivers Electric Corporation is not an exception, as they average an annual loss of around 2.13% of the electricity they transmit. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This results in Big Rivers Electric Corporation receiving a ranking of 203rd best out of 3510 suppliers in the nation.

Big Rivers Electric Corporation Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:201 3rd Street
    Henderson, Kentucky 42420
    United States of America
  • CEO:Robert Berry

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    Quick Facts About Big Rivers Electric Corporation

    With generation of 5,615,935.01 megawatt hours, Big Rivers Electric Corporation is the 170th highest total producer of all suppliers in the US.

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation generates 100.00% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 5,615,935.01 megawatt hours, which is 6th most out of 58 companies in the state.

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation is 72nd in the country out of 3510 suppliers in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation ranks 324th out of 3510 companies in the country for total electricity production from natural gas, with production totaling 2,841 total megawatt hours per year.

    Energy Loss

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation's energy loss due to business operations.

    -2.13%

    Total Energy Loss

    106,855MWh

    203 National Rank

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation Energy Makeup

    Power Plants Owned by Big Rivers Electric Corporation

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Ohio County KY Coal 3,103,026.013,135,254,796.811,010.39
    Webster County KY Coal 2,522,7332,670,142,186.051,058.43
    Webster County KY Natural Gas -9,8244,281,702.46435.84

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    99.45%
    PETROLEUM COKE
    Petroleum Coke
    0.32%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.19%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    0.05%

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    Big Rivers Electric Corporation FAQ:

    What percentage of Big Rivers Electric Corporation's electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Big Rivers Electric Corporation produce 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Big Rivers Electric Corporation?

    There are 3 power plants owned by or associated with Big Rivers Electric Corporation.

    What is the phone number for Big Rivers Electric Corporation?

    The Big Rivers Electric Corporation phone number is (270) 827-2561.

    Who is the CEO of Big Rivers Electric Corporation?

    The CEO of Big Rivers Electric Corporation is Robert Berry.

    What percentage of Big Rivers Electric Corporation's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Big Rivers Electric Corporation generates 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

    Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
    Published: 2022-03-13