Consumers Electric

About Consumers Electric

Consumers Electric is an electricity cooperative headquartered in Jackson, Michigan and supplying power to customers in 6 counties in Iowa. There are 6,907 customers who are receiving service from the provider. These customer accounts are made up of 91.33% residential customer accounts, 8.50% commercial properties and 0.17% industrial customers. Customers of Consumers Electric spend, on average, 14.35 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Sadly for their customers, this rate is above both the state and the national average rates of 12.69 and 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The company had sales of 179,283 megawatt hours in 2020 sold to end users. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 187,485 megawatt hours were obtained on the wholesale electricity market. The total revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $19,400,500, with $19,283,900 from retail sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential power bill is $117.93, while the Consumers Electric average is 30.56% higher at $153.97 per month. Consumers Electric is the 2668th ranked company in the country for average monthly bill total. The supplier is not associated with any power plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other suppliers.

Consumers Electric Net Metering

Customers of Consumers Electric have the ability to take advantage of net metering. This is a positive for any customer considering installing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is just part of the process when working with electricity transmission. Consumers Electric currently averages a loss of about 4.18% of the aggregate electricity they generate. Consumers Electric's energy loss levels give them a ranking of 22nd best out of the 180 providers that operate in Iowa and report energy loss and 691st best out of 3510 in the country.

Consumers Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.142/kWh$160.59/mo.$153.97/mo.
2398th14.35¢Consumers Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2668th$153.97Average monthly electric bill for Consumers Electric's residential customers

Consumers Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1 Energy Plaza
    Jackson, Michigan 49201
    United States of America
  • CEO:Garrick J. Rochow

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Energy Loss

Consumers Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


691 National Rank

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Consumers Electric State Coverage

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

Consumers Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Jasper County37,185413.77$123.72/mo
Marshall County39,369614.21$129.41/mo
Polk County490,161411.80$107.05/mo
Poweshiek County18,504711.16$101.17/mo
Story County97,117613.79$128.72/mo
Tama County16,854813.30$118.26/mo

Cities Consumers Electric Has Coverage

  • Albion, IA
  • Alleman, IA
  • Ames, IA
  • Ankeny, IA
  • Baxter, IA
  • Bondurant, IA
  • Cambridge, IA
  • Clemons, IA
  • Colfax, IA
  • Collins, IA
  • Colo, IA
  • Elkhart, IA
  • Ferguson, IA
  • Garwin, IA
  • Gilman, IA
  • Grinnell, IA
  • Haverhill, IA
  • Huxley, IA
  • Kelley, IA
  • Kellogg, IA
  • Lambs Grove, IA
  • Laurel, IA
  • Le Grand, IA
  • Liscomb, IA
  • Marshalltown, IA
  • Maxwell, IA
  • Melbourne, IA
  • Mingo, IA
  • Nevada, IA
  • Newton, IA
  • Oakland Acres, IA
  • Rhodes, IA
  • Sheldahl, IA
  • Slater, IA
  • St. Anthony, IA
  • State Center, IA
  • Valeria, IA
  • Zearing, IA

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

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Consumers Electric FAQ:

What is the phone number for Consumers Electric?

You can reach Consumers Electric by phone via (800) 477-5050.

Who is the CEO of Consumers Electric?

Garrick J. Rochow is the current CEO of Consumers Electric.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Consumers Electric customers?

Consumers Electrics current average bundled electricity rate is 14.35 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.69 cents and the average US rate of 13.26 cents.

How much is the average bundled bill for Consumers Electric customers each month?

Customers of Consumers Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $153.97.

How many counties does Consumers Electric supply electricity to?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Consumers Electric including, Iowa.

What cities does Consumers Electric sell electricity to?

Consumers Electric has customers in 38 cities in the United States including, Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-09