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Columbus Light and Water

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About Columbus Light and Water

Columbus Light and Water is a municipally owned organization supplying electricity in Columbus, Mississippi. At the time of the most recent government reports, the supplier disclosed a total of 12,550 electricity customers. This total is made up of 3 industrial accounts, 3,596 commercial customers and 8,951 residential accounts. Columbus Light and Water's consumers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.42 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their consumers, this price is below both the Mississippi and the nationwide average prices of 13.56 and 15.68 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Columbus Light and Water had total sales and disposition of 360,208 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 95.64% were via sales to end users. During the same timeframe, Columbus Light and Water acquired 360,208 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. Their revenue for 2022 from electricity related activities was $42,756,600, with 97.00% coming from retail sales to end users.

Customers of the supplier pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $151.77. This is 11.78% higher than the nationwide average of $135.78. 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 at a higher rate to end consumers.

Energy Loss

Columbus Light and Water has energy loss of 4.31% of their total production from heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of loss earns them a ranking of 13th best out of 48 companies who report energy loss in Mississippi.

Columbus Light and Water Rate & Electric Bills

Columbus Light and Water residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.096/kWh$212.30/mo.$91.53/mo.
1453rd13.42¢Columbus Light and Water's Average residential price per kWh
2279th$151.77Average monthly electricity bill for Columbus Light and Water's residential customers

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Columbus Light and Water Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:420 4th Avenue South
    Columbus, Mississippi 39701
    United States of America

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Energy Loss

Columbus Light and Water's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


698 National Rank

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Columbus Light and Water State Coverage

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

Columbus Light and Water County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Lowndes County58,904312.68$154.88/mo

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Columbus Light and Water FAQ:

What is the phone number for Columbus Light and Water?

You can reach Columbus Light and Water by phone via (662) 328-7192.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Columbus Light and Water customers?

Columbus Light and Water's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.42 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Mississippi bundled rate of 13.56 cents and the average US rate of 15.68 cents.

What is the average bundled bill for Columbus Light and Water customers each month?

Columbus Light and Water currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $151.77, compared to the Mississippi average of $161.40 and the United States average of $161.40 for bundled service.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-23