Butler County REC

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About Butler County REC

Butler County REC provides electricity to 4 cities in Iowa such as the cities of New Hampton, Sumner, Fredericksburg, Allison, and Roseville CDP. The organization is an electric cooperative. With 5,062 total customers, the supplier provides electricity to 1,192 industrial customers, 11 commercial locations and 3,859 residential customers. Customers of Butler County REC are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their customers, 2.27% less than the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents. The company participated in both the retail sales and the wholesale electricity market in 2020, with sales to end users adding up to 220,488 megawatt hours and wholesale sales equaling 53,629 megawatt hours. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours generated by the company in power facilities they own and megawatt hours that they procured via the wholesale market. In 2020, they made a total of $28,282,200 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $4,509,900 coming from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $125.95, while the Butler County REC average is 90.02% higher at $239.34 per month. Butler County REC is the 2947th ranked provider in the US for average monthly bill total. The company does not have ownership in any power plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers. The supplier's customers are faced with an average of 0.55 electrical outages per customer a year. These outages last for an average of 66.6 minutes, while the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Butler County REC Net Metering

Customers of Butler County REC can take advantage of net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused wattage back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Butler County REC currently averages a loss of around 2.28% of the electricity they transmit. Butler County REC's energy loss levels place them at of 12th best out of the 177 providers that operate in Iowa and report energy loss and 230th best out of 3509 in the US.

Butler County REC Rate & Electric Bills

Butler County REC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.128/kWh$239.34/mo.$211.26/mo.
2202nd13.79¢Butler County REC's Average residential price per kWh
2947th$239.34Average monthly electricity bill for Butler County REC's residential customers

Butler County REC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:521 North Main Street
    Allison, Iowa 50602
    United States of America
  • CEO:Craig Codner

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Energy Loss

Butler County REC's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.28%

Total Energy Loss

6,403MWh

230 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Butler County REC's Power Outages

66.6 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.55 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Butler County REC State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Iowa5,06223,776,00018100%

Butler County REC County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bremer County24,988614.77$195.51/mo
Butler County14,334513.64$234.32/mo
Chickasaw County12,012814.70$190.67/mo
Floyd County15,627414.03$206.09/mo

Cities Butler County REC Has Coverage

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

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Butler County REC FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Butler County REC customers?

Butler County REC's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.64 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

Who is the CEO of Butler County REC?

Craig Codner is the CEO of Butler County REC.

How much is the average bundled bill for Butler County REC customers each month?

Customers of Butler County REC pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $239.34.

How many counties does Butler County REC have customers in in?

Butler County REC offers service to customers in 4 counties.

When will Butler County REC power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Butler County REC's consumers is 66.6 minutes.

What is the phone number for Butler County REC?

You can reach Butler County REC by phone via (319) 267-2726.

What cities does Butler County REC sell electricity to?

Butler County REC provides electricity to 4 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-27