Big Sandy RECC is an electricity cooperative operating in 5 counties in Kentucky. With 12,789 customers, the provider serves 11,738 residential customer accounts, 1,040 commercial customer accounts and 11 industrial accounts. Patrons of Big Sandy RECC spend, on average, 11.16 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. While this is above the Kentucky average price of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour it is less than the United States average of 13.45 cents. The company had sales of 209,322 megawatt hours in 2020 sold to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2020, the provider made a total of $22,362,000 from retail electricity sales to end users. Their total revenue from electricity activities was $22,899,000.

About Big Sandy RECC

The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Big Sandy RECC average is 5.55% more at $126.92 per month. Big Sandy RECC ranks 2292nd in the nation for average monthly bill total. The provider does not have ownership in any electricity production facilities and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other suppliers.

Energy Loss

Big Sandy RECC reports energy loss of 5.47% of their production during transmission. The Kentucky average for energy loss is 3.52% and the United States average is 2.76%. This gives Big Sandy RECC a ranking of 39th best out of 58 companies in the state and 1020th best out of 3510 providers in the country.

Big Sandy RECC Rate & Electric Bills

Big Sandy RECC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.112/kWh$136.79/mo.$120.08/mo.
1157th11.16¢Big Sandy RECC's Average residential price per kWh
2292nd$126.92Average monthly electric bill for Big Sandy RECC's residential customers

Big Sandy RECC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:504 11th Street
    Paintsville, Kentucky 41240
    United States of America
  • CEO:Bruce Davis

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Energy Loss

Big Sandy RECC's energy loss due to business operations.

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1020 National Rank

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Big Sandy RECC State Coverage

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Big Sandy RECC County Coverage

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Floyd County35,589212.31$147.92/mo
Johnson County22,188211.72$137.19/mo
Knott County14,806212.79$156.74/mo
Lawrence County15,317313.09$155.33/mo
Martin County11,195212.94$159.40/mo

Cities Big Sandy RECC Has Coverage

  • Inez, KY
  • Prestonsburg, KY

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

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Big Sandy RECC FAQ:

How much is the average bill for Big Sandy RECC customers each month?

Big Sandy RECC currently has an average monthly electric bill of $126.92, compared to the Kentucky average of $122.32 and the nationwide of $122.32.

Who is the CEO of Big Sandy RECC?

Bruce Davis is the CEO of Big Sandy RECC.

What is the average electricity rate for Big Sandy RECC customers?

Customers of Big Sandy RECC, on average, have an electricity rate 11.16 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Big Sandy RECC?

You can reach Big Sandy RECC by phone via (606) 789-4095.

How many counties does Big Sandy RECC supply electricity in?

There are 5 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Big Sandy RECC.

What cities does Big Sandy RECC offer service in?

Big Sandy RECC serves electricity to 2 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-13