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Big Sandy RECC

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About Big Sandy RECC

Big Sandy RECC provides electricity for 5 counties in Kentucky. The entity is an electric cooperative. Big Sandy RECC's customers purchase electricity for, on average, 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.29% below the national average rate of 15.68 cents. Of the 228,320 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 215,782 were from retail sales. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced and 228,320 megawatt hours were procured on the wholesale electricity market. In 2022, they made a total of $29,307,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $28,471,000 from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $135.78, while the Big Sandy RECC average is 12.22% more at $152.37 per month. Big Sandy RECC is the 2258th ranked provider in the US for average monthly bill amount. The provider currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Big Sandy RECC Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Big Sandy RECC and any citizens who receive their electricity from the company. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra electricity back to their provider.

Energy Loss

All electricity providers who generate electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative factors. Big Sandy RECC is no different, as they have a yearly loss of roughly 5.49% of the electricity they produce. The state average for energy loss is 3.69% and the nationwide average is 2.87%. This gives Big Sandy RECC a ranking of 36th best out of 58 companies in the state and 994th best out of 3518 suppliers in the US.

Big Sandy RECC Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.105/kWh$217.54/mo.$92.60/mo.
1374th13.29¢Big Sandy RECC's Average residential price per kWh
2258th$152.37Average monthly electricity bill for Big Sandy RECC's residential customers

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Big Sandy RECC Overview

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

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Energy Loss

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


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994 National Rank

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Big Sandy RECC State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Big Sandy RECC County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Floyd County36,127213.63$156.76/mo
Johnson County22,794213.42$153.81/mo
Knott County14,506213.80$159.18/mo
Lawrence County16,274314.19$158.91/mo
Martin County11,394213.85$159.91/mo

Cities Big Sandy RECC Has Coverage

* 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 many counties does Big Sandy RECC offer service in?

Big Sandy RECC sells electricity in 5 counties.

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Big Sandy RECC is $152.37. The Kentucky average bundled bill is $126.96 and the United States average is $126.96.

Who is the CEO of Big Sandy RECC?

Big Sandy RECC's current CEO is Bruce Aaron Davis.

What cities does Big Sandy RECC provider electricity to?

Big Sandy RECC has customers in 2 cities throughout the US.

What is the phone number for Big Sandy RECC?

The Big Sandy RECC phone number is (888) 789-7322.

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

Consumers of Big Sandy RECC, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06