Flathead Electric Cooperative

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About Flathead Electric Cooperative

Flathead Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 5 counties in Montana including counties like Flathead County, Lake County, Lincoln County, Glacier County, and Sanders County. The company is an electricity cooperative. Recently filed reports by the company showed a customer base of 71,177 customer accounts. Exactly 96 of these are industrial accounts, 11,923 are commercial customer accounts and 59,158 are residential customers. Flathead Electric Cooperative's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 9.62 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their consumers, this rate is lower than both the Montana and the United States average rates of 11.37 and 13.71 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. A total of 1,430,840 megawatt hours were sold via retail sales in 2020 by the supplier. Electricity facilities owned by Flathead Electric Cooperative produced 11,994 megawatt hours and an additional 1,501,325 megawatt hours were purchased on wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier earned 97.93% of their revenue from retail electricity sales. Their revenue from all electricity related activities was $121,377,800.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Flathead Electric Cooperative is $113.79, while the nationwide average is $121.23. Flathead Electric Cooperative ranks as the 17th highest electricity generator in the state out of 30 suppliers. The provider generates 100.00% of their total number of megawatt hours produced, which is 11,557 megawatt hours, from renewable fuel types. By megawatt hours generated, Flathead Electric Cooperative is the 17th largest provider out of 52 electricity companies in the state.

Flathead Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Customers of Flathead Electric Cooperative have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows people to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity companies regularly report energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Flathead Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 5.26% of their electricity production amount. The state of Montana has an energy loss average of 3.32% and the United States average is 2.76%, giving Flathead Electric Cooperative a rank of 3rd best out of 30 providers reporting energy loss in the state.

Flathead Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.103/kWh$0.090/kWh$177.35/mo.$77.58/mo.
377th9.62¢Flathead Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1593rd$113.79Average monthly electricity bill for Flathead Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Flathead Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2510 U.S. Highway 2 East
    Kalispell, Montana 59901
    United States of America
  • CEO:Duane Braaten

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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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

-5.26%

Total Energy Loss

79,667MWh

970 National Rank

Flathead Electric Cooperative Energy Makeup

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Flathead Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Montana71,177127,555,0002100%

Flathead Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Flathead County104,357410.75$103.10/mo
Glacier County13,778311.06$92.98/mo
Lake County31,13449.92$92.26/mo
Lincoln County19,677510.82$112.22/mo
Sanders County12,400511.23$95.54/mo

Power Plants Owned by Flathead Electric Cooperative

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Flathead Landfill to Gas Energy FacilityFlathead Electric Cooperative (100.00%)
Flathead County MT Landfill Gas 11,5575,970,294.13516.6

Flathead Electric Cooperative Fuel Makeup

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100.00%

Cities Flathead Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Flathead Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does Flathead Electric Cooperative offer service to?

Flathead Electric Cooperative offers service to customers in 5 counties in the nation including Montana.

Who is the CEO of Flathead Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Flathead Electric Cooperative is Duane Braaten.

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

Consumers of Flathead Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 9.62 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Flathead Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Flathead Electric Cooperative has customers in 4 cities in the nation.

What percentage of Flathead Electric Cooperative's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuels?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Flathead Electric Cooperative generate 0% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

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

Consumers of Flathead Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $113.79.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Flathead Electric Cooperative?

There is one power plant owned by or associated with Flathead Electric Cooperative.

What is the phone number for Flathead Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Flathead Electric Cooperative by phone via (406) 751-4483.

What percentage of Flathead Electric Cooperative's electricity is generated from renewable fuel sources?

Flathead Electric Cooperative produces 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01