Fergus Electric Cooperative

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About Fergus Electric Cooperative

Fergus Electric Cooperative provides electricity for 17 cities in the state including cities like Lewistown, White Sulphur Springs, Harlowton, Belt, and Lewistown Heights CDP. The company is an electricity cooperative. A total of 6,660 customers (94.07% residential customers, 3.81% commercial customers and 2.12% industrial properties) are provided electricity by the company. Consumers of Fergus Electric Cooperative are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.79% above Montana's average rate of 12.20 cents. Of the 262,679 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 96.81% were from sales to end users. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours that they purchased by way of the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 262,679 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. The supplier earned $27,750,000 in 2021 from sales to retail customers alone.

The average residential power bill for a consumer of Fergus Electric Cooperative is $132.07 per month. The company currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end users.

Fergus Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Fergus Electric Cooperative and individuals who get their electricity from the company. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused kilowatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is just part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Fergus Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of approximately 3.19% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 2nd best out of 30 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Fergus Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Fergus Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.154/kWh$133.99/mo.$130.60/mo.
2515th15.46¢Fergus Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2053rd$132.07Average monthly electricity bill for Fergus Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Fergus Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:84423 US Highway 87
    Lewistown, Montana 59457
    United States of America
  • CEO:Carson Sweeney

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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


507 National Rank

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Fergus Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Fergus Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cascade County84,178313.76$109.51/mo
Chouteau County5,896413.85$113.48/mo
Fergus County11,464314.48$116.57/mo
Golden Valley County820214.50$116.73/mo
Judith Basin County2,004214.50$116.73/mo
Meagher County1,932411.08$110.56/mo
Musselshell County4,813314.49$117.25/mo
Park County17,072311.74$106.21/mo
Petroleum County434314.54$119.56/mo
Stillwater County8,916513.48$108.18/mo

Cities Fergus Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Fergus Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

Customers of Fergus Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $132.07.

What is the phone number for Fergus Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Fergus Electric Cooperative by phone via (406) 538-3465.

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

Fergus Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 15.46 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Montana bundled rate of 12.20 cents and the average national rate of 15.39 cents.

When will Fergus Electric Cooperative power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Fergus Electric Cooperative's consumers is 304.1 minutes.

Who is the CEO of Fergus Electric Cooperative?

The CEO of Fergus Electric Cooperative is Carson Sweeney.

What cities does Fergus Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Fergus Electric Cooperative serves 17 cities in the nation including Montana.

How many counties does Fergus Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

There are 14 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Fergus Electric Cooperative including Montana.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-09