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Fayette Electric Cooperative

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About Fayette Electric Cooperative

Fayette Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative with headquarters in La Grange, Texas and supplying power to customers in 2 counties in Texas including counties such as Fayette County and Lavaca County. A total of 15,650 customers (0.10% industrial customers, 12.68% commercial customers and 87.22% residential accounts) are provided electricity by the company. Customers of Fayette Electric Cooperative purchase electricity for, on average, 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.19% less than the US average rate of 15.73 cents. This ranks the provider 930th best for average electricity price out of 2892 companies in the country. They sold 324,371 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2022. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced . Exactly 354,021 megawatt hours were procured on wholesale channels. Their total revenue in 2022 from electricity related activities was $34,770,000, with 98.97% coming from retail sales to end users.

The Texas average monthly residential electricity bill is $164.45, while the Fayette Electric Cooperative average is 30.69% below at $122.89 per month. This is the 52nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their customers.

Fayette Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Fayette Electric Cooperative can take advantage of net metering, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically viable as it allows people to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

All companies who generate electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat depletion or alternative factors. Fayette Electric Cooperative is no different, as they average a yearly loss of roughly 8.38% of the total electricity they transmit. The Texas average for energy loss is 1.24% and the nationwide average is 2.87%. This gives Fayette Electric Cooperative a ranking of 129th best out of 174 electricity companies in the state and 1361st best out of 3526 companies in the United States.

Fayette Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Fayette Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.104/kWh$200.83/mo.$82.94/mo.
930th12.24¢Fayette Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1520th$122.89Average monthly electricity bill for Fayette Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Fayette Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:357 North Washington Street
    La Grange, Texas 78945
    United States of America
  • CEO:Gary Don Nietsche

Fayette Electric Cooperative Contact

Fayette Electric Cooperative Service

  • Outage Phone:(979) 968-3181

Energy Loss

Fayette Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1361 National Rank

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Fayette Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Fayette Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Fayette County24,4454613.31$146.35/mo
Lavaca County20,2874913.78$153.83/mo

Cities Fayette Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Fayette Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

Consumers of Fayette Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $122.89.

Who is the CEO of Fayette Electric Cooperative?

Fayette Electric Cooperative's CEO is Gary Don Nietsche.

What is the phone number for Fayette Electric Cooperative?

The Fayette Electric Cooperative phone number is (979) 968-3181.

How many counties does Fayette Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Fayette Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to customers in 2 counties.

What cities does Fayette Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Fayette Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 4 cities.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Fayette Electric Cooperative customers?

Fayette Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Texas bundled rate of 14.43 cents and the average US rate of 15.73 cents.

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Published: 2024-01-13