Big Rivers Electric Corporation: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

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 5,517,439 megawatt hours were sold to other providers via whole channels in 2022. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 54.84% and 43.60%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced. Electricity plants the company owns generated 3,121,412 megawatt hours and an additional 2,481,549 were purchased via wholesale channels. In 2022 they had total electricity related revenue of $490,347,500, with 95.46% 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 2.96% of the electricity they transmit. The US average energy loss is 2.87%. This results in Big Rivers Electric Corporation receiving a ranking of 358th best out of 3517 suppliers in the nation.

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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 2,951,329.88 megawatt hours, Big Rivers Electric Corporation is the 193rd 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 2,951,329.88 megawatt hours, which is 6th most out of 57 companies in the state.

      Big Rivers Electric Corporation is 93rd in the country out of 3517 suppliers in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

      Big Rivers Electric Corporation ranks 210th out of 3517 companies in the country for total electricity production from natural gas, with production totaling 206,844.16 total megawatt hours per year.

      Energy Loss

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

      -2.96%

      Total Energy Loss

      168,262MWh

      358 National Rank

      Big Rivers Electric Corporation Energy Makeup

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      Power Plants Owned by Big Rivers Electric Corporation

      PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
      Ohio County KY Coal 2,777,951.992,830,243,741.231,018.82
      Webster County KY Natural Gas 218,774.89165,642,071.28757.13

      Big Rivers Electric Corporation Fuel Makeup

      COAL
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      Coal
      92.47%
      NATURAL GAS
      Natural Gas
      7.01%
      DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
      Distillate Fuel Oil
      0.52%
      PETROLEUM COKE
      Petroleum Coke
      -0.00%

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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 2 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.

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