High Plains Power

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About High Plains Power

High Plains Power provides electricity to 8 counties in the state including counties like Natrona County, Fremont County, Park County, Carbon County, and Big Horn County. The company is an electric cooperative. On average, High Plains Power's consumers purchase residential electricity for 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.84% less than the nationwide average rate of 14.11 cents. In 2020 the company sold 96.14% of their total megawatt hours disposed via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by High Plains Power is made up primarily of megawatt hours they purchased by way of the wholesale market. This category makes up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced by the company. The total revenue for the company for 2020 from electricity sales was $61,412,000, with 99.58% coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $92.49, while the High Plains Power average is 30.66% more at $131.1 per month. High Plains Power is the 26th ranked provider in the state for average monthly bill amount. The provider currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it to end users.

High Plains Power Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for High Plains Power and any citizens who get their electricity from the company. This is a positive for any consumer considering installing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused wattage back to the electricity supplier.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Electricity companies must report these losses. High Plains Power recently reported an annual loss of around 3.71% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of loss gives them a ranking of 551st best out of 3509 companies who report energy loss in the US.

High Plains Power Rate & Electric Bills

High Plains Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.107/kWh$189.64/mo.$101.39/mo.
2222nd13.85¢High Plains Power's Average residential price per kWh
2183rd$131.1Average monthly electricity bill for High Plains Power's residential customers

High Plains Power Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1775 East Monroe
    Riverton, Wyoming 82501
    United States of America
  • CEO:Marlene Morss

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Energy provider of the year for Wyoming, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy provider of the year for Wyoming, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

High Plains Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.71%

Total Energy Loss

24,451MWh

551 National Rank

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High Plains Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Wyoming13,60177,970,7826100%

High Plains Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Big Horn County11,521515.06$36.77/mo
Carbon County14,537413.16$100.46/mo
Fremont County39,234212.09$106.31/mo
Hot Springs County4,621211.88$99.64/mo
Johnson County8,447311.69$131.50/mo
Natrona County79,955212.89$116.77/mo
Park County29,624812.83$119.66/mo
Washakie County7,685313.21$68.50/mo

Cities High Plains Power Has Coverage

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

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High Plains Power FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for High Plains Power customers each month?

Consumers of High Plains Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $131.10.

Who is the CEO of High Plains Power?

The current CEO of High Plains Power is Marlene Morss.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for High Plains Power customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of High Plains Power is 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for High Plains Power?

High Plains Power's customer service phone number is (307) 856-9426

What cities does High Plains Power sell electricity in?

High Plains Power provides electricity in 7 cities in the nation including Wyoming.

When will High Plains Power power be restored?

High Plains Power's outages last, on average, about 332.96 minutes per outage.

How many counties does High Plains Power supply electricity to?

There are 8 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by High Plains Power.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-16