Empire District Electric: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Empire District Electric

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About Empire District Electric

Empire District Electric is an investor owned organization headquartered in Joplin, Missouri and serving customers in 5 states in the US. On average, Empire District Electric's customers pay a residential electricity rate of 15.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.50% below the average nationwide rate of 15.73 cents. The company sold 1,172,575 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2022. Electricity facilities owned by Empire District Electric generated 4,281,236 megawatt hours and an additional 1,943,881 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. In 2022, the supplier made 87.75% of their revenue from retail electricity sales and 8.90%from wholesale customers. Their revenue from all electricity related activities was $739,086,400.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Empire District Electric is $157.5 per month. The supplier produces a total of 811,041.1 megawatt hours from coal use, which makes them the 144th highest producer in the US out of 3517 electric providers Empire District Electric produces 5,920,262.06 megawatt hours from their production plants, which ranks them as the 163rd largest producer of electricity of all 3517 providers in the nation. Empire District Electric is the 157th largest provider out of 3517 suppliers in the US based on total customer count.

Empire District Electric Net Metering

Customers of Empire District Electric can take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. This makes it cheaper for people who are interested to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded kilowatt hours back to the electricity supplier.

Empire District Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Empire District Electric residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.170/kWh$0.116/kWh$246.14/mo.$94.99/mo.
2203rd15.50¢Empire District Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2421st$157.5Average monthly electricity bill for Empire District Electric's residential customers

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Empire District Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Liberty Utilities
  • Headquarters:602 South Joplin Avenue
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Empire District Electric

Empire District Electric generates 2,186,860 megawatt hours of electricity from wind turbines, which is the 38th highest total out of 3517 companies in the nation.

Empire District Electric's generation plants produce 2,844,967.96 megawatt hours from natural gas.

Empire District Electric generates 2,246,765 megawatt hours (or 37.95% of their total generation) from the use of renewable fuel sources in their power plants.

Empire District Electric produces 3,673,497.06 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels, which is 158th in the country out of 3517 suppliers.

Empire District Electric ranks 110th out of 3517 companies in the nation in megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power usage.

Empire District Electric produces 0.05% of its total megawatt hours generated from solar energy, which is 224th in the nation for percentage of total electricity generation that comes from solar power.

Empire District Electric Energy Makeup

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Empire District Electric Coverage Map

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Empire District Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Arkansas5,53023,263,459292.89%
Kansas9,78626,661,658154.57%
Missouri164,576563,116,480490.17%
Oklahoma4,82318,532,512362.36%

Empire District Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Adair County25,339514.88$152.20/mo
Andrew County18,023414.79$162.02/mo
Atchison County5,312513.24$150.25/mo
Barry County34,648614.31$153.38/mo
Barton County11,712614.84$159.73/mo
Bates County16,100414.21$152.29/mo
Benton County302,863612.95$124.21/mo
Benton County19,351612.94$136.54/mo
Bollinger County10,758512.43$136.56/mo
Buchanan County82,911614.14$157.60/mo

Power Plants Owned by Empire District Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Platte County MO Coal 4,774,259.994,686,947,068.5981.71
Osceola AR Coal 3,195,446.013,191,726,188.27998.84
Jasper County MO Natural Gas 2,612,3851,028,018,576.14393.52
Neosho Ridge Wind Energy CenterEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Neosho County KS Wind 1,135,662
Riverton CDP KS Natural Gas 957,430372,895,348.85389.48
Kings Point Wind Energy CenterEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Jasper County MO Wind 545,205
North Fork Ridge Wind Energy CenterEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Barton County MO Wind 505,993

Empire District Electric Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
48.05%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
36.94%
COAL
Coal
Coal
13.70%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.96%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
0.26%
OTHER
Other
0.09%

Cities Empire District Electric Has Coverage

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

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Empire District Electric FAQ:

How many states does Empire District Electric supply electricity to?

There are 5 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Empire District Electric including Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa, Arkansas, and Kansas.

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

Customers of Empire District Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $157.50.

What percentage of Empire District Electric's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Empire District Electric produce 62.05% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Empire District Electric customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for consumers of Empire District Electric is 15.50 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Empire District Electric provider electricity in?

Empire District Electric supplies in 577 cities in the nation including Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa, Arkansas, and Kansas.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Empire District Electric?

Empire District Electric is associated with or owns 7 power plants.

How many counties does Empire District Electric supply electricity to?

There are 102 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Empire District Electric.

What percentage of Empire District Electric's electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Empire District Electric generate 37.95% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Empire District Electric?

Empire District Electric's customer service phone number is (800) 206-2300

Does Empire District Electric have a parent company?

Liberty Utilities is the owner of Empire District Electric.

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Published: 2024-06-13