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About Fountain Electric Utilities

Fountain Electric Utilities provides electricity for Fountain, Colorado and is a municipally owned entity. Electricity companies must regularly report the number of customers signed up for their services to government agencies. In the most recent report the provider disclosed a total of 17,628 customers receiving electricity from the company. Approximately 5.30% of these customers are commercial properties and 16,694 are residential properties. On average, Fountain Electric Utilities' residential electricity rate is 8.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the company 3rd out of 65 companies in the state and 160th out of 2923 in the country. The provider sold 227,161 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2020. The electricity sourced by Fountain Electric Utilities is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 265,769 megawatt hours procured by the company. The company earned $20,090,000 in total revenue from electricity-related activities in 2020 through sales to retail end-users alone.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Fountain Electric Utilities is $64.62 per month. Customers of the company pay 21.03% less compared to the rest of the state. The supplier does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Fountain Electric Utilities Net Metering

Consumers of Fountain Electric Utilities can take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering allows private individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar and other electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Fountain Electric Utilities recently reported a yearly loss of around 14.53% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 1403rd best out of 3509 suppliers reporting energy loss in the US.

Fountain Electric Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Fountain Electric Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.082/kWh$82.22/mo.$64.62/mo.
160th8.22¢Fountain Electric Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
138th$64.62Average monthly electricity bill for Fountain Electric Utilities' residential customers

Fountain Electric Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:6745 Southmoor Drive
    Fountain, Colorado 80817
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Scott Trainor

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Energy Loss

Fountain Electric Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1403 National Rank

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Fountain Electric Utilities State Coverage

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

Fountain Electric Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
El Paso County730,395615.11$120.87/mo

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Fountain Electric Utilities FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Fountain Electric Utilities customers each month?

Consumers of Fountain Electric Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $64.62.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Fountain Electric Utilities customers?

Fountain Electric Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 8.22 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Colorado bundled rate of 13.30 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.71 cents.

What is the phone number for Fountain Electric Utilities?

Fountain Electric Utilities' customer service phone number is (719) 322-2092

Who is the CEO of Fountain Electric Utilities?

The current CEO of Fountain Electric Utilities is Scott Trainor.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01