Craighead Electric

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About Craighead Electric

Craighead Electric is an electricity cooperative. The largest city served by the supplier is Jonesboro, but the company also provides electricity to 35 cities in Arkansas. The most recent data reported by the company showed a total customer count of 31,562 accounts, 1,510 of which are industrial properties, 5,878 are commercial customer accounts and 24,174 are residential accounts. On average, Craighead Electric's customers spend 10.21 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 10.34% below Arkansas' average price of 11.39 cents and 27.63% below the nationwide average of 14.11 cents. In 2020 they sold 563,805 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $59,397,000, with 98.42% coming from retail sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential electric bill is $125.95, while the Craighead Electric average is 3.26% higher at $130.06 per month. Craighead Electric ranks 2139th in the US for average monthly bill total. The power grid owned by the supplier has 1.5 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 118.7 minutes. The nationwide average for other providers is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their end users.

Craighead Electric Net Metering

Craighead Electric is one of 25 companies in the state who offer net metering to their consumers. Net metering allows citizens to sell kilowatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of solar and other alternative electricity sources a cheaper project.

Energy Loss

Craighead Electric has energy loss of 5.04% of their total generation due to heat dissipation and other causes. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate around the US. Craighead Electric has been given a rank of 903rd best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the country.

Craighead Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Craighead Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.105/kWh$0.098/kWh$149.06/mo.$128.24/mo.
579th10.21¢Craighead Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2139th$130.06Average monthly electricity bill for Craighead Electric's residential customers

Craighead Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:4314 Stadium Boulevard
    Jonesboro, Arkansas 72403
    United States of America
  • CEO:Brian Duncan

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Energy Loss

Craighead Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


903 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Craighead Electric's Power Outages

118.7 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.5 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Craighead Electric State Coverage

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

Craighead Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Craighead County111,231310.66$125.30/mo
Crittenden County48,163311.10$126.07/mo
Greene County45,736410.35$119.00/mo
Independence County37,938411.44$125.09/mo
Lawrence County16,216311.31$125.70/mo
Poinsett County22,965211.05$128.35/mo
Randolph County18,571312.29$120.25/mo

Cities Craighead Electric Has Coverage

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

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Craighead Electric FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Craighead Electric?

The current CEO of Craighead Electric is Brian Duncan.

What cities does Craighead Electric supply electricity in?

Craighead Electric supplies in 35 cities in the country.

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

Consumers of Craighead Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $130.06.

When will Craighead Electric power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Craighead Electric's consumers is 118.7 minutes.

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

Craighead Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 10.21 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Arkansas bundled rate of 11.39 cents and the average national rate of 14.11 cents.

How many counties does Craighead Electric have customers in to?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Craighead Electric.

What is the phone number for Craighead Electric?

Craighead Electric's customer service phone number is (870) 932-8301

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01