Brookings Municipal Utilities: Rates and Coverage Area

Brookings Municipal Utilities

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About Brookings Municipal Utilities

Brookings Municipal Utilities provides electricity for Brookings, South Dakota and is a municipally owned entity. With 12,046 consumers, the supplier provides electricity to 10,310 residential customers, 1,570 commercial properties and 166 industrial accounts. On average, Brookings Municipal Utilities' residential electricity price is 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.38% lower than the average South Dakota price of 12.44 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 332,217 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 319,726 megawatt hours were via retail sales. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of the wholesale market. Of the electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. In 2022 the supplier had total electricity related revenue of $31,553,000, with 97.30% from retail sales.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $135.39, while the Brookings Municipal Utilities average is 31.67% below at $92.51 per month. This is the 639th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the nation. 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.

Energy Loss

All electricity providers who generate electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative factors. Brookings Municipal Utilities is no different, as they have a yearly loss of roughly 3.76% of the electricity they produce. The state average for energy loss is 2.96% and the nationwide average is 2.87%. This gives Brookings Municipal Utilities a ranking of 9th best out of 66 companies in the state and 559th best out of 3517 suppliers in the US.

Brookings Municipal Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Brookings Municipal Utilities residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.083/kWh$126.37/mo.$59.04/mo.
535th11.15¢Brookings Municipal Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
639th$92.51Average monthly electricity bill for Brookings Municipal Utilities' residential customers

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Brookings Municipal Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:525 Western Avenue
    Brookings, South Dakota 57006
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Russell Halgerson

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  • States Served:
    • South Dakota
  • Counties Served:
    • Brookings County
  • Major Cities Served:

Energy Loss

Brookings Municipal Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


559 National Rank

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Brookings Municipal Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Dakota12,04630,580,00011100%

Brookings Municipal Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brookings County34,315611.98$160.85/mo

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Brookings Municipal Utilities FAQ:

What is the phone number for Brookings Municipal Utilities?

You can reach Brookings Municipal Utilities by phone via (605) 692-6325.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Brookings Municipal Utilities customers?

Brookings Municipal Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.44 cents and the average US rate of 15.73 cents.

Who is the CEO of Brookings Municipal Utilities?

Russell Halgerson is the CEO of Brookings Municipal Utilities.

What is the average bundled bill for Brookings Municipal Utilities customers each month?

Customers of Brookings Municipal Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $92.51.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-25