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About Fort Collins Utilities

Fort Collins Utilities is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado and it provides electricity in the residents that call the city home. There are a total of 78,148 customer accounts receiving service from the company. These customer accounts are made up of 88.71% residential customer accounts, 11.27% commercial customer accounts and 0.02% industrial properties. The average residential electricity price for Fort Collins Utilities is roughly 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.21% below the average state rate of 13.73 cents, a welcome situation for their customers. In 2020 they sold 98.03% of their total megawatt hours disposed via normal retail sales to end users. The megawatt hours sourced by the company primarily came from megawatt hours that they purchased via wholesale channels. They purchased 1,486,638 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $144,588,900 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 96.30% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The Colorado average monthly residential electricity bill is $91.92, while the Fort Collins Utilities average is 13.20% less at $75.29 per month. This is the 16th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Colorado. The supplier's consumers are faced with an average of 0.17 power outages per customer a year. These outages are on average 10.15 minutes, while the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage. The provider does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Fort Collins Utilities Net Metering

Fort Collins Utilities, fortunately, offers net metering options to consumers. Net metering allows individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar panels and other electricity sources more economically viable.

Energy Loss

Providers regularly submit data for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Fort Collins Utilities recently reported a loss of 1.44% of their electricity generation amount. The Colorado average for energy loss is 3.81% and the United States average is 2.76%. This gives Fort Collins Utilities a ranking of 2nd best out of 55 suppliers in the state and 118th best out of 3509 companies in the United States.

Fort Collins Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Fort Collins Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.096/kWh$105.09/mo.$52.79/mo.
1341st11.78¢Fort Collins Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
288th$75.29Average monthly electricity bill for Fort Collins Utilities' residential customers

Fort Collins Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:222 Laporte Avenue
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Theresa Connor

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Energy Loss

Fort Collins Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


118 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Fort Collins Utilities' Power Outages

10.15 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.17 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Fort Collins Utilities State Coverage

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

Fort Collins Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Larimer County359,066511.93$109.08/mo

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Fort Collins Utilities FAQ:

What is the phone number for Fort Collins Utilities?

The Fort Collins Utilities phone number is (970) 212-2900.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Fort Collins Utilities customers?

Fort Collins Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.73 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

How much is the average bundled bill for Fort Collins Utilities customers each month?

Consumers of Fort Collins Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $75.29.

Who is the CEO of Fort Collins Utilities?

Theresa Connor is the current CEO of Fort Collins Utilities.

When will Fort Collins Utilities power be restored?

Average outage times for Fort Collins Utilities are about 10.15 minutes per outage.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01