FreeState Electric

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About FreeState Electric

FreeState Electric is an electric cooperative with headquarters in McLouth, Kansas and supplying power to customers in 8 counties in Kansas including counties such as Shawnee County, Douglas County, Leavenworth County, Jefferson County, and Atchison County. A total of 18,451 customers (0.05% industrial customers, 7.85% commercial customers and 92.10% residential accounts) are provided electricity by the company. Customers of FreeState Electric purchase residential electricity for, on average, 14.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.38% more than the US average rate of 14.11 cents. This ranks the provider 2389th best for average electricity price out of 2923 companies in the country. They sold 270,021 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2020. Electricity generation and wholesale power purchases made up 0.07% and 99.93%, respectively, of all electricity sourced by the company. Electricity plants owned by the company generated 214 megawatt hours and an additional 287,728 megawatt hours were acquired by way of wholesale channels. The total revenue for the company for 2020 from electricity sales was $40,356,000, with $37,520,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The Kansas average monthly residential electricity bill is $118.77, while the FreeState Electric average is 27.60% more at $153.53 per month. FreeState Electric is the 137th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill amount. 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.

FreeState Electric Net Metering

Consumers of FreeState Electric 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. FreeState Electric is no different, as they average a yearly loss of roughly 6.22% of the total electricity they transmit. The Kansas average for energy loss is 2.99% and the nationwide average is 2.76%. This gives FreeState Electric a ranking of 14th best out of 141 electricity companies in the state and 1185th best out of 3509 companies in the United States.

FreeState Electric Rate & Electric Bills

FreeState Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.144/kWh$168.00/mo.$153.53/mo.
2389th14.45¢FreeState Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2640th$153.53Average monthly electricity bill for FreeState Electric's residential customers

FreeState Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:507 North Union
    McLouth, Kansas 66054
    United States of America
  • CEO:Steve Foss

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Energy Loss

FreeState Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1185 National Rank

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FreeState Electric State Coverage

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

FreeState Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Atchison County16,348413.40$123.73/mo
Douglas County118,785413.46$128.60/mo
Jackson County13,232513.62$129.18/mo
Jefferson County18,368313.65$133.72/mo
Leavenworth County81,881213.55$131.79/mo
Osage County15,766413.42$128.32/mo
Shawnee County178,909213.54$131.44/mo
Wabaunsee County6,877514.38$136.62/mo

Cities FreeState Electric Has Coverage

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

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FreeState Electric FAQ:

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

Consumers of FreeState Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $153.53.

Who is the CEO of FreeState Electric?

FreeState Electric's CEO is Steve Foss.

What is the phone number for FreeState Electric?

The FreeState Electric phone number is (800) 794-1989.

How many counties does FreeState Electric supply electricity to?

FreeState Electric supplies electricity to customers in 8 counties.

What cities does FreeState Electric sell electricity in?

FreeState Electric provides electricity to 13 cities.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for FreeState Electric customers?

FreeState Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 14.45 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Kansas bundled rate of 13.27 cents and the average US rate of 14.11 cents.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-19