Core Electric Cooperative

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About Core Electric Cooperative

Core Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 13 cities in the state including cities such as Centennial, Castle Rock, Parker, Ken Caryl CDP, and Castle Pines. The organization is an electric cooperative. Electricity companies must regularly report the total number of customers they have to government agencies. In the most recent report the supplier reported a total of 11 industrial customers, 13,848 commercial customers and 160,044 residential customers being supplied electricity by the company. This is the entirety of their customers. Core Electric Cooperative has an average residential electricity rate of 14.65 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.81% less than the US average price of 15.39 cents, ranking the company at 2329th lowest for average electricity rate out of 2906 companies in the country. There were a total of 2,574,783 megawatt hours sold to retail accounts in 2021 by the company. The electricity sourced by Core Electric Cooperative is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce and supplementary megawatt hours acquired by way of the wholesale electricity market. These two categories make up 45.99% and 54.01%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. Their revenue in 2021 from electricity activities was $326,883,000, with 99.37% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Core Electric Cooperative is $128.12 per month, while the US average is $130.88. Core Electric Cooperative generates 863,845.7 megawatt hours from their generation plants, ranking them as the 17th highest generator of electricity of all 55 suppliers in Colorado. The company produces a total of 844,771.14 megawatt hours from coal use, which is the 152nd most in the nation out of 3509 electricity providers. Production by the company from natural gas totals 19,074.57 megawatt hours, which is roughly 2.21% of their total generation.

Core Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Fortunately, Core Electric Cooperative offers net metering choices to customers of the company. This makes it cheaper for people who are interested to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused wattage back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

Suppliers regularly report energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Core Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 3.43% of the total electricity production total. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 12th best out of 55 providers who report energy loss in the state and 579th best out of 3509 in the country.

Core Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Core Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.127/kWh$160.10/mo.$99.31/mo.
2329th14.65¢Core Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1930th$128.12Average monthly electricity bill for Core Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Core Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:5496 North U.S. Highway 85
    Sedalia, Colorado 80135
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jeff Baudier

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Quick Facts About Core Electric Cooperative

Based on customer count, Core Electric Cooperative is the 163rd largest provider out of 3509 suppliers in the country.

Core Electric Cooperative produces 863,845.7 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types, which is 236th in the United States out of 3509 companies.

Energy Loss

Core Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


579 National Rank

Core Electric Cooperative Energy Makeup

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Core Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Core Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Adams County514,969414.08$121.53/mo
Arapahoe County651,621214.53$114.09/mo
Chaffee County19,436416.95$102.61/mo
Clear Creek County9,427314.37$95.55/mo
Douglas County351,929314.55$124.20/mo
El Paso County722,736615.32$119.95/mo
Elbert County25,897214.50$132.38/mo
Fremont County49,007517.66$105.34/mo
Jefferson County580,130314.43$110.63/mo
Park County17,384214.56$125.14/mo

Power Plants Owned by Core Electric Cooperative

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pueblo CO Coal 6,618,9516,484,870,354.52979.74

Core Electric Cooperative Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas

Cities Core Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Core Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Core Electric Cooperative customers?

Core Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 14.65 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Colorado bundled rate of 14.33 cents and the average national rate of 15.39 cents.

What percentage of Core Electric Cooperative's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?

Core Electric Cooperative produces 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

Who is the CEO of Core Electric Cooperative?

Jeff Baudier is the CEO of Core Electric Cooperative.

What percentage of Core Electric Cooperative's electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

Core Electric Cooperative produces 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What is the average bundled bill for Core Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Core Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $128.12, compared to the Colorado average of $93.58 and the nationwide of $93.58 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Core Electric Cooperative?

Core Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 332-9540

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Core Electric Cooperative?

Core Electric Cooperative owns or is associated with one power plant.

How many counties does Core Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

Core Electric Cooperative sells electricity to customers in 12 counties.

What cities does Core Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

Core Electric Cooperative has customers in 13 cities.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-08