Cowlitz County PUD: Rates and Coverage Area

Cowlitz County PUD

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About Cowlitz County PUD

Cowlitz County PUD has their head offices in Longview, Washington and supplies electricity in 5 cities within the state. Electricity suppliers must regularly report their customer counts to government agencies. In the most recent report the supplier disclosed a total of 53,324 customers being supplied electricity by the company. Roughly 0.06% of these customers are industrial accounts, 10.04% are commercial customers and 89.90% are residential accounts. Cowlitz County PUD's patrons are charged an average residential electricity price of 8.80 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the company at 10th out of 59 providers in Washington and 139th out of 2892 in the country. They sold 4,438,882 megawatt hours in 2022 through traditional retail sales. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 45,309 of them were produced by power generation plants owned by Cowlitz County PUD and 4,463,831 megawatt hours were procured via the wholesale electricity market.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $135.39, while the Cowlitz County PUD average is 12.87% lower at $117.97 per month. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when working with electricity transmission. Cowlitz County PUD currently averages a loss of roughly 1.44% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Cowlitz County PUD's energy loss amounts place them at of 6th best out of the 56 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 137th best out of 3526 in the nation.

Cowlitz County PUD Rate & Electric Bills

Cowlitz County PUD residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.095/kWh$0.071/kWh$197.83/mo.$77.01/mo.
139th8.80¢Cowlitz County PUD's Average residential price per kWh
1366th$117.97Average monthly electricity bill for Cowlitz County PUD's residential customers

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Cowlitz County PUD Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Headquarters:961 12th Avenue
    Longview, Washington 98632
    United States of America
  • CEO:Gary Huhta

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Cowlitz County PUD Service

  • States Served:
    • Washington
  • Counties Served:
    • Cowlitz County
  • Major Cities Served:
    • Longview
    • Kelso
    • Woodland
    • West Side Highway CDP
    • Longview Heights CDP
    • Lexington CDP
    • Kalama
    • Castle Rock
    • Beacon Hill CDP
    • Ryderwood CDP
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Energy provider of the year for Washington, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Washington, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Cowlitz County PUD's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


137 National Rank

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Cowlitz County PUD Coverage Map

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Cowlitz County PUD State Coverage

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

Cowlitz County PUD County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cowlitz County111,95618.67$118.00/mo

Cities Cowlitz County PUD Has Coverage

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

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Cowlitz County PUD FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Cowlitz County PUD?

Cowlitz County PUD's current CEO is Gary Huhta.

What is the phone number for Cowlitz County PUD?

Cowlitz County PUD's customer service phone number is (360) 423-2210

How much is the average bundled bill for Cowlitz County PUD customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Cowlitz County PUD is $117.97. The Washington average bundled bill is $110.27 and the US average is $110.27.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Cowlitz County PUD customers?

Cowlitz County PUD's current average bundled electricity rate is 8.80 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 11.30 cents and the average United States rate of 15.73 cents.

What cities does Cowlitz County PUD provider electricity to?

Cowlitz County PUD supplies to 5 cities.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06