Blue Ridge Energy

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About Blue Ridge Energy

Blue Ridge Energy is an electric cooperative with headquarters in Lenoir, North Carolina and serving customers in 9 counties in North Carolina including counties such as Burke County, Caldwell County, Surry County, Wilkes County, and Watauga County. There are 77,549 customers receiving electricity from the supplier. These customers are made up of 69,179 residential properties, 8,363 commercial customers and 7 industrial properties. The average residential electricity price for consumers of Blue Ridge Energy is roughly 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 8.86% below the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents. They had sales of 197,410 megawatt hours in 2020 through wholesale to other suppliers. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours procured via wholesale channels. They purchased 1,339,008 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. The company made $144,423,000 in 2020, $12,462,000 of which came from electricity sales on the wholesale market and $129,559,000 of which came from sales to retail electricity customers.

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $125.95, while the Blue Ridge Energy average is 9.49% lower at $114 per month. This is the 1585th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the country. The provider currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates from other suppliers and then resell it to end consumers.

Blue Ridge Energy Net Metering

Blue Ridge Energy is one of 23 electric providers in North Carolina who offer net metering to their consumers. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Blue Ridge Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Blue Ridge Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.119/kWh$115.41/mo.$104.13/mo.
1834th12.86¢Blue Ridge Energy's Average residential price per kWh
1585th$114Average monthly electricity bill for Blue Ridge Energy's residential customers

Blue Ridge Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1216 Blowing Rock Boulevard
    Lenoir, North Carolina 28645
    United States of America
  • CEO:Doug Johnson

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Blue Ridge Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Carolina77,549129,559,00013100%

Blue Ridge Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Alexander County36,444310.84$120.84/mo
Alleghany County10,888212.83$113.90/mo
Ashe County26,577112.86$114.00/mo
Avery County17,806311.11$105.93/mo
Burke County87,570610.60$114.45/mo
Caldwell County80,652311.46$109.93/mo
Surry County71,359312.73$131.59/mo
Watauga County54,086312.75$112.73/mo
Wilkes County65,969411.95$122.61/mo

Cities Blue Ridge Energy Has Coverage

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

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Blue Ridge Energy FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Blue Ridge Energy?

The current CEO of Blue Ridge Energy is Doug Johnson.

What is the average bundled bill for Blue Ridge Energy customers each month?

Blue Ridge Energy currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $114.00, compared to the North Carolina average of $120.22 and the United States average of $120.22 for bundled service.

What cities does Blue Ridge Energy provider electricity to?

Blue Ridge Energy serves 19 cities in the country.

What is the phone number for Blue Ridge Energy?

Blue Ridge Energy's customer service phone number is (800) 451-5474

How many counties does Blue Ridge Energy provider electricity to?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Blue Ridge Energy.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Blue Ridge Energy customers?

Blue Ridge Energy's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average North Carolina bundled rate of 11.28 cents and the average US rate of 14.11 cents.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-02