Choptank Electric Cooperative

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About Choptank Electric Cooperative

Choptank Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative with headquarters in Denton, Maryland and serving customers in Maryland including in cities like Salisbury, Easton, Cambridge, Ocean Pines CDP, and Fruitland. Recently, the company reported a total customer base of 55,188 customer accounts, 25 of which are industrial properties, 5,889 are commercial customer accounts and 49,274 are residential accounts. On average, Choptank Electric Cooperative's residential electricity price is 14.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.48% above the average state rate of 13.05 cents. They sold 979,362 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2020. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2020, the provider made 98.93% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users. Their revenue from all electricity activities was $135,276,100.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Choptank Electric Cooperative is $161.22 per month. Customers of the company pay a 32.99% markup compared to other residents of the country. The supplier is not associated with any electricity production plants and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Choptank Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Choptank Electric Cooperative and any individuals who receive their electricity from the company. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for people. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused megawatt hours back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when working with electricity transmission. Choptank Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of roughly 6.04% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Choptank Electric Cooperative's energy loss levels place them at of 4th best out of the 51 providers that operate in Maryland and report energy loss and 1149th best out of 3509 in the nation.

Choptank Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Choptank Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.136/kWh$172.08/mo.$154.42/mo.
2387th14.41¢Choptank Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2745th$161.22Average monthly electricity bill for Choptank Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Choptank Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:10384 River Road
    Denton, Maryland 21629
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mike Malandro

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Energy Loss

Choptank Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.


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1149 National Rank

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Choptank Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Choptank Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Caroline County33,2934417.52$168.47/mo
Cecil County103,7254417.97$169.52/mo
Dorchester County32,5314417.56$168.57/mo
Kent County19,1984417.92$169.40/mo
Queen Anne's County49,8744517.94$169.38/mo
Somerset County24,6204417.87$169.28/mo
Talbot County37,5264517.63$167.71/mo
Wicomico County103,5884417.84$169.21/mo
Worcester County52,4604517.66$168.68/mo

Cities Choptank Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Choptank Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Choptank Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Choptank Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $161.22, compared to the Maryland average of $122.98 and the nationwide of $122.98 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Choptank Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Choptank Electric Cooperative is Mike Malandro.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Choptank Electric Cooperative customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Choptank Electric Cooperative is 14.41 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Choptank Electric Cooperative?

Choptank Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (877) 892-0001

How many counties does Choptank Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Choptank Electric Cooperative including Maryland.

What cities does Choptank Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Choptank Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 23 cities in the country including Maryland.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-15