Brown County REA: Rates and Coverage Area

Brown County REA

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About Brown County REA

Brown County REA is an electricity cooperative with headquarters in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota and supplying electricity to customers in 4 counties in Minnesota. The residential electricity rate for consumers of Brown County REA is, on average, 13.09 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.78% lower than Minnesota's average rate of 15.54 cents and 16.83% less than the national average of 15.73 cents. In 2019 they sold 137,179 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company . Exactly 141,496 megawatt hours were acquired on wholesale channels. In 2019, the provider earned $14,900,400 from retail electricity sales. This was the entirety of the electricity related revenue for the company.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $135.39, while the Brown County REA average is 46.82% higher at $198.78 per month. Brown County REA is the 2839th ranked supplier in the country for average monthly bill amount. Electricity production is not part of the Brown County REA business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their customers.

Brown County REA Net Metering

Brown County REA is one of 106 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less economically feasible, as citizens have no way to sell unused energy back to their supplier.

Brown County REA Rate & Electric Bills

Brown County REA residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.110/kWh$246.31/mo.$150.94/mo.
1280th13.09¢Brown County REA's Average residential price per kWh
2839th$198.78Average monthly electricity bill for Brown County REA's residential customers

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Brown County REA Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:24386 State Highway 4
    Sleepy Eye, Minnesota 56085
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mike Heidemann

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Brown County REA Service

  • States Served:
    • Minnesota
  • Counties Served:
    • Nicollet County
    • Brown County
    • Redwood County
    • Sibley County
  • Major Cities Served:See all cities

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Brown County REA State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Minnesota4,17715,110,156.6457100%

Brown County REA County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brown County25,894713.25$191.41/mo
Nicollet County34,295414.89$161.27/mo
Redwood County15,435413.88$166.65/mo
Sibley County14,948814.42$177.28/mo

Cities Brown County REA Has Coverage

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

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Brown County REA FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Brown County REA customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Brown County REA is $198.78. The Minnesota average bundled bill is $107.12 and the United States average is $107.12.

What is the phone number for Brown County REA?

You can reach Brown County REA by phone via (507) 794-3331.

Who is the CEO of Brown County REA?

The CEO of Brown County REA is Mike Heidemann.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Brown County REA customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of Brown County REA is 13.09 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Brown County REA provider electricity to?

Brown County REA has customers in 4 cities in the nation including Minnesota.

How many counties does Brown County REA sell electricity to?

Brown County REA sells electricity to customers in 4 counties.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2023-12-06