Columbia REA: Rates and Coverage Area

Columbia REA

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About Columbia REA

Columbia REA is headquartered in Walla Walla, Washington and provides electricity in 2 states in the United States. At the time of the most recent government reports, the provider showed a total of 6,470 electricity customers receiving their services. This total is made up of 594 industrial properties, 1,658 commercial customer accounts and 4,218 residential accounts. On average, Columbia REA's residential electricity rate is 14.21 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 9.69% less than the US average rate of 15.73 cents, which ranks the company 1772nd lowest for average electricity price out of 2892 companies in the country. There were a total of 5,269 megawatt hours sold by way of wholesale routes. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company and 372,681 megawatt hours were acquired via the wholesale electricity market. The company had $33,851,600 in 2022. Exactly $919,600 of that revenue came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $32,853,100 came from sales to residential electricity customers.

The average residential power bill for a consumer of Columbia REA is $165.87 per month. Consumers of the company pay a 22.52% markup compared to the rest of the nation. The company currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other providers and then resell it to end users.

Columbia REA Net Metering

Columbia REA gives customers the ability to participate in net metering. Net metering allows residents to sell electricity back to their company, which makes the installation of solar panels and other electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

All suppliers who produce electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss from heat depletion or other causes. Columbia REA is not an exception, as they average an annual loss of roughly 2.30% of the aggregate electricity they produce. Columbia REA's energy loss levels leave them with a ranking of 10th best out of 3517 in the US.

Columbia REA Rate & Electric Bills

Columbia REA residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.114/kWh$236.99/mo.$107.84/mo.
1772nd14.21¢Columbia REA's Average residential price per kWh
2566th$165.87Average monthly electricity bill for Columbia REA's residential customers

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Columbia REA Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2929 Melrose Street
    Walla Walla, Washington 99362
    United States of America
  • CEO:Scott Peters

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Energy Loss

Columbia REA's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.30%

Total Energy Loss

8,564MWh

248 National Rank

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Columbia REA State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Oregon120520,312.85421.3%
Washington6,35032,783,026.12998.7%

Columbia REA County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Columbia County3,969412.81$151.21/mo
Franklin County98,678410.10$134.83/mo
Umatilla County80,215711.80$123.69/mo
Walla Walla County62,168213.29$155.51/mo

Cities Columbia REA Has Coverage

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

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Columbia REA FAQ:

What is the phone number for Columbia REA?

You can reach Columbia REA by phone via (509) 526-4041.

How many states does Columbia REA supply electricity in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Columbia REA including Washington and Oregon.

What is the average bundled bill for Columbia REA customers each month?

Consumers of Columbia REA pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $165.87.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Columbia REA customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for consumers of Columbia REA is 14.21 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Columbia REA?

Columbia REA's CEO is Scott Peters.

How many counties does Columbia REA sell electricity to?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Columbia REA.

What cities does Columbia REA offer service to?

Columbia REA provides electricity to 7 cities.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-12