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About French Broad Electric

French Broad Electric serves electricity to 2 states in the United States including cities like Mars Hill, Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Barnardsville CDP, and Marshall. The organization is an electricity cooperative. Currently, 39,513 consumers are provided electricity by the provider. These customers are a mix of 36,047 residential customer accounts, 3,461 commercial customer accounts and 5 industrial locations. On average, French Broad Electric charges their consumers a residential electricity rate of 13.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.31% less than the average US price of 14.84 cents. In 2021 the company sold 545,901 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users. Power plants owned by French Broad Electric produced 0.71% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 99.29% was acquired on wholesale channels. In 2021, the supplier earned a total of $63,319,300 from retail electricity sales.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of French Broad Electric is $104.23. Customers of the company pay 20.94% less compared to other citizens of the US. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their end users.

French Broad Electric Net Metering

Net metering services are offered to consumers of French Broad Electric. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less economically realistic, as citizens have no way to sell unused energy back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

All electricity companies who generate electricity have some amount of energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative causes. French Broad Electric is no different, as they average a yearly loss of around 3.34% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 550th best out of 3509 suppliers reporting energy loss in the country.

French Broad Electric Rate & Electric Bills

French Broad Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.125/kWh$106.69/mo.$95.43/mo.
1916th13.31¢French Broad Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1098th$104.23Average monthly electricity bill for French Broad Electric's residential customers

French Broad Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3043 Highway 213
    Marshall, North Carolina 28754
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jeff Loven

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Energy provider of the year for North Carolina, Major Provider Category
Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
North Carolina, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Tennessee, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Tennessee, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Tennessee, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Tennessee, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

French Broad Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


550 National Rank

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French Broad Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Carolina38,47262,087,6002597.43%

French Broad Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Buncombe County266,981312.61$130.03/mo
Cocke County35,896212.15$134.58/mo
Madison County21,269212.86$118.70/mo
Mitchell County14,951312.80$120.63/mo
Unicoi County17,891412.31$109.16/mo
Yancey County18,357212.86$118.89/mo

Cities French Broad Electric Has Coverage

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French Broad Electric FAQ:

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of French Broad Electric is $104.23. The nationwide average is $131.84 for bundled service.

How many states does French Broad Electric supply electricity to?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by French Broad Electric including North Carolina and Tennessee.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for French Broad Electric customers?

French Broad Electric's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 13.31 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average national BUNDLED rate of 14.84 cents.

Who is the CEO of French Broad Electric?

Jeff Loven is the current CEO of French Broad Electric.

What is the phone number for French Broad Electric?

French Broad Electric's customer service phone number is (828) 649-2051

How many counties does French Broad Electric sell electricity to?

French Broad Electric provides electricity to customers in 6 counties.

What cities does French Broad Electric have customers in to?

French Broad Electric supplies to 5 cities throughout the country.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-18