Choptank Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

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, Ocean Pines CDP, Chestertown, and Fruitland. Recently, the company reported a total customer base of 56,340 customer accounts, 157 of which are industrial properties, 5,903 are commercial customer accounts and 50,280 are residential accounts. On average, Choptank Electric Cooperative's residential electricity price is 18.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.48% above the average state rate of 16.57 cents. They sold 1,048,408 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2022. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2022, the total revenue for Choptank Electric Cooperative was $154,214,000, which was earned exclusively through electricity sales to retail customers.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Choptank Electric Cooperative is $197.87 per month. Customers of the company pay a 45.74% 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 6.51% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Choptank Electric Cooperative's energy loss levels place them at of 4th best out of the 52 providers that operate in Maryland and report energy loss and 1183rd best out of 3518 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 December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.198/kWh$0.129/kWh$264.74/mo.$120.19/mo.
2664th18.14¢Choptank Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2831st$197.87Average monthly electricity bill for Choptank Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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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 provider of the year for Maryland, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


1183 National Rank

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Choptank Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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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 County33,2344423.84$215.69/mo
Cecil County104,9424424.67$218.28/mo
Dorchester County32,4864423.93$215.96/mo
Kent County19,3354424.57$217.97/mo
Queen Anne's County49,7024524.62$218.07/mo
Somerset County24,8344424.49$217.70/mo
Talbot County37,5104524.16$215.93/mo
Wicomico County104,6644424.43$217.52/mo
Worcester County52,3224524.10$216.38/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 $197.87, compared to the Maryland average of $147.07 and the nationwide of $147.07 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 18.14 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 21 cities in the country including Maryland.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2023-12-06