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 13.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.21% above the nationwide average of 13.71. They sold 4,500,001 megawatt hours in 2020 via retail accounts. The electricity sourced by Empire District Electric is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce in their power plants and other megawatt hours purchased by way of the wholesale market. Of the total electricity sourced these two categories make up 73.70% and 26.30%, respectively. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $526,994,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $33,461,000 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $507,760,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Empire District Electric is $144.62 per month. The supplier produces a total of 1,183,131.7 megawatt hours from coal use, which makes them the 146th highest producer in the US out of 3509 electric providers Empire District Electric produces 5,924,540.88 megawatt hours from their production plants, which ranks them as the 165th largest producer of electricity of all 3509 providers in the nation. Empire District Electric is the 158th largest provider out of 3509 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.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Empire District Electric recently reported a yearly loss of about 2.71% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 310th best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.

Empire District Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Empire District Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.116/kWh$222.10/mo.$94.99/mo.
2192nd13.74¢Empire District Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2492nd$144.62Average monthly electricity bill for Empire District Electric's residential customers

Empire District Electric Overview

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

Empire District Electric Contact

Empire District Electric Service

  • Outage Phone:(800) 206-2300

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Quick Facts About Empire District Electric

Empire District Electric generates 1,906,234 megawatt hours of electricity from wind turbines, which is the 40th highest total out of 3509 companies in the nation.

Empire District Electric's generation plants produce 2,737,410.38 megawatt hours from natural gas.

Empire District Electric generates 1,957,971 megawatt hours (or 33.05% of their total generation) from the use of renewable fuel sources in their power plants.

Empire District Electric produces 3,966,569.88 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels, which is 160th in the country out of 3509 suppliers.

Empire District Electric ranks 115th out of 3509 companies in the nation in megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power usage.

Empire District Electric produces 0.02% of its total megawatt hours generated from solar energy, which is 232nd in the nation for percentage of total electricity generation that comes from solar power.

Energy Loss

Empire District Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.71%

Total Energy Loss

161,142MWh

310 National Rank

Empire District Electric Energy Makeup

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
Arkansas5,19216,103,913302.26%
Kansas9,72827,426,565145.37%
Missouri159,923488,759,720489.91%
Oklahoma4,76416,741,295362.47%

Empire District Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Adair County25,314512.87$137.08/mo
Andrew County18,135413.44$148.11/mo
Atchison County5,305512.11$136.53/mo
Barry County34,534613.01$139.35/mo
Barton County11,637613.14$144.02/mo
Bates County16,042512.68$141.32/mo
Benton County284,333611.69$115.66/mo
Benton County19,394611.85$125.05/mo
Bollinger County10,567510.88$123.76/mo
Bond County16,7254313.92$98.87/mo

Power Plants Owned by Empire District Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Platte County MO Coal 7,251,8536,764,689,116.91932.82
Osceola AR Coal 4,266,545.024,067,840,100.79953.43
Jasper County MO Natural Gas 1,867,322762,971,435.26408.59
Riverton CDP KS Natural Gas 1,373,365533,124,375.53388.19
Neosho Ridge Wind Energy CenterEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Neosho County KS Wind 864,056
North Fork Ridge Wind Energy CenterEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Barton County MO Wind 538,211
Kings Point Wind Energy CenterEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Jasper County MO Wind 503,967
Jasper County MO Natural Gas 230,947178,586,831.72773.28
Taney County MO Conventional Hydroelectric 50,484
Prosperity Solar Farm CSGEmpire District Electric (100.00%)
Webb City MO Solar 1,253

Empire District Electric Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
46.20%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
32.18%
COAL
Coal
Coal
19.97%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.85%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
0.64%
OTHER
Other
0.16%

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 Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, 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 $144.62.

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 66.95% 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 13.74 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Empire District Electric provider electricity in?

Empire District Electric supplies in 737 cities in the nation including Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas.

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

Empire District Electric is associated with or owns 10 power plants.

How many counties does Empire District Electric supply electricity to?

There are 130 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 33.05% 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.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24