Cowlitz County PUD

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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 52,558 customers being supplied electricity by the company. Roughly 0.06% of these customers are industrial accounts, 10.62% are commercial customers and 89.32% are residential accounts. Cowlitz County PUD's patrons are charged an average residential electricity price of 8.78 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the company at 19th out of 59 providers in Washington and 199th out of 2906 in the country. They sold 4,509,075 megawatt hours in 2021 through traditional retail sales. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 36,487 of them were produced by power generation plants owned by Cowlitz County PUD and 4,534,579 megawatt hours were procured via the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue in 2021 from electricity related activities was $261,272,000, with 100.00% coming from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $131.84, while the Cowlitz County PUD average is 8.98% lower at $119.99 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 1.24% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Cowlitz County PUD's energy loss amounts place them at of 5th best out of the 56 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 119th best out of 3509 in the nation.

Cowlitz County PUD Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.095/kWh$0.071/kWh$197.83/mo.$77.01/mo.
199th8.78¢Cowlitz County PUD's Average residential price per kWh
1683rd$119.99Average monthly electricity bill for Cowlitz County PUD's residential customers

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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Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


119 National Rank

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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 County109,45718.64$119.85/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 $119.99. The Washington average bundled bill is $103.37 and the US average is $103.37.

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

Cowlitz County PUD's current average bundled electricity rate is 8.78 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 10.30 cents and the average United States rate of 14.84 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: 2022-08-01