Eastern Iowa Light & Power

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About Eastern Iowa Light & Power

Eastern Iowa Light & Power provides electricity to 8 counties in the state including counties like Scott County, Johnson County, Clinton County, Muscatine County, and Des Moines County. The company is an electric cooperative. There are 23,781 customer accounts receiving electricity from the supplier. These customer accounts are made up of 0.07% industrial customers, 9.05% commercial properties and 90.88% residential customers. Customers of Eastern Iowa Light & Power spend, on average, 12.45 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which is, fortunately, 9.20% below the average national rate of 13.71 cents. In 2020 the company sold 545,184 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales) and 24,893 megawatt hours to other companies via the wholesale market. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced and 592,358 megawatt hours were acquired via wholesale channels. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $58,988,100, with 97.33% coming from retail sales and 2.33% from wholesale sales.

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $105.04, while the Eastern Iowa Light & Power average is 31.47% more at $143.19 per month. Eastern Iowa Light & Power is the 151st ranked provider in the state for average monthly bill amount. The provider currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it to end users.

Eastern Iowa Light & Power Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Eastern Iowa Light & Power and any citizens who get their electricity from the company. This is a positive for any consumer considering installing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused wattage back to the electricity supplier.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Electricity companies must report these losses. Eastern Iowa Light & Power recently reported an annual loss of around 3.76% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of loss gives them a ranking of 564th best out of 3509 companies who report energy loss in the US.

Eastern Iowa Light & Power Rate & Electric Bills

Eastern Iowa Light & Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.123/kWh$150.85/mo.$143.19/mo.
1666th12.45¢Eastern Iowa Light & Power's Average residential price per kWh
2459th$143.19Average monthly electricity bill for Eastern Iowa Light & Power's residential customers

Eastern Iowa Light & Power Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1705 West 3rd Street
    Wilton, Iowa 52778
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kirk Trede

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Energy Loss

Eastern Iowa Light & Power's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


564 National Rank

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Eastern Iowa Light & Power State Coverage

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

Eastern Iowa Light & Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cedar County18,505513.69$136.97/mo
Clinton County46,460413.40$139.23/mo
Des Moines County38,910513.90$136.00/mo
Johnson County152,854412.78$130.75/mo
Louisa County10,837213.45$139.82/mo
Muscatine County43,235512.92$138.01/mo
Scott County174,669513.32$127.53/mo
Washington County22,565415.67$133.22/mo

Cities Eastern Iowa Light & Power Has Coverage

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

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Eastern Iowa Light & Power FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Eastern Iowa Light & Power customers each month?

Consumers of Eastern Iowa Light & Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $143.19.

Who is the CEO of Eastern Iowa Light & Power?

Kirk Trede is the current CEO of Eastern Iowa Light & Power.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Eastern Iowa Light & Power customers?

Eastern Iowa Light & Power's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.45 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Iowa bundled rate of 12.39 cents and the average United States rate of 13.71 cents.

What is the phone number for Eastern Iowa Light & Power?

The Eastern Iowa Light & Power phone number is (563) 732-2211.

What cities does Eastern Iowa Light & Power sell electricity in?

Eastern Iowa Light & Power provides electricity in 39 cities in the nation including Iowa.

How many counties does Eastern Iowa Light & Power offer service in?

Eastern Iowa Light & Power provides electricity to customers in 8 counties throughout the United States including Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-15