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About Independence Power and Light

Independence Power and Light provides electricity in Independence in Jackson County, Missouri. Independence Power and Light's consumers are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.69 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 17.02% above the state's average rate of 11.70 cents, which ranks the company 102nd out of 127 companies in Missouri for best average electricity price. In 2020 the company sold 77.90% of their disposition by way of normal retail sales to end users. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 278,044 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 943,285. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $128,127,300, with $5,461,200 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $116,378,900 from retail sales to end users.

Patrons of the company pay an average monthly residential power bill of $109.24. This is 11.13% less than the Missouri average of $123.26. By total customers, Independence Power and Light is the 9th largest provider out of 123 electricity companies in the state. The electricity grid owned by the provider has 0.29 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting roughly 19.36 minutes. The nationwide average for other suppliers is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Electricity production facilities owned by the company use non-renewable fuel types to generate 100.00% of their total electricity production, or 230,446.16 megawatt hours. This total ranks them at 12th out of 123 suppliers in the state.

Independence Power and Light Net Metering

Independence Power and Light, fortunately, allows consumers to participate in net metering. Net metering allows citizens to sell megawatt hours back to the grid, which makes the installation of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

Independence Power and Light currently loses around 5.22% of the electricity that they produce. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the numerous providers who operate around the country. Independence Power and Light has been given a rank of 954th best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the nation and 37th best out of 123 in Missouri.

Independence Power and Light Rate & Electric Bills

Independence Power and Light residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.123/kWh$189.87/mo.$73.61/mo.
2162nd13.69¢Independence Power and Light's Average residential price per kWh
1393rd$109.24Average monthly electricity bill for Independence Power and Light's residential customers

Independence Power and Light Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:17221 East 23rd Street South
    Independence, Missouri 64057
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:James Nail

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Quick Facts About Independence Power and Light

The supplier is ranked 320th in the United States for total electricity generation, producing 230,446.16 megawatt hours.

Independence Power and Light ranks 204th out of 3509 companies in the nation for total electricity generation from natural gas.

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Energy Loss

Independence Power and Light's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.22%

Total Energy Loss

63,730MWh

954 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Independence Power and Light's Power Outages

19.36 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.29 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Independence Power and Light Energy Makeup

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Independence Power and Light State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Missouri59,889123,712,0069100%

Independence Power and Light County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Jackson County717,204412.39$120.73/mo

Power Plants Owned by Independence Power and Light

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cass County MO Natural Gas 1,784,481725,579,847.3406.61
Independence MO Natural Gas 5,32910,905,0312,046.36
Independence MO Distillate Fuel Oil 3,7476,711,030.81,791.04
Independence MO Distillate Fuel Oil 1,8793,340,180.221,777.64

Independence Power and Light Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
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96.96%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
3.04%

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Independence Power and Light FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Independence Power and Light customers each month?

Independence Power and Light currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $109.24, compared to the Missouri average of $123.26 and the nationwide of $123.26 for bundled service.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Independence Power and Light customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Independence Power and Light is 13.69 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

When will Independence Power and Light power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Independence Power and Light's consumers is 19.364 minutes.

What percentage of Independence Power and Light's electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Independence Power and Light generates 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Independence Power and Light?

The Independence Power and Light phone number is (816) 325-7930.

Who is the CEO of Independence Power and Light?

Independence Power and Light's current CEO is James Nail.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Independence Power and Light?

There are 4 power plants owned by or associated with Independence Power and Light.

What percentage of Independence Power and Light's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Electric facilities owned by or associated with Independence Power and Light produce 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

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