Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

A total of 29,722 residential customers, 4,875 commercial customer accounts and 119 industrial accounts are supplied electricity by the company. Kauai Island Utility Cooperative's customers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 34.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for their patrons, this rate is more than both the Hawaii and the US average prices of 31.03 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. They sold 415,291 megawatt hours in 2020 through traditional retail accounts. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce in their power facilities and additional megawatt hours acquired by way of wholesale channels. These two categories comprise 41.64% and 58.36%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. In 2020 the company had total electricity related revenue of $145,146,800, with 93.67% coming from retail sales.

About Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

The average residential power bill for a customer of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative is $178.22 per month. Electricity generation plants owned by the supplier use non-renewable fuel types to generate 80.45% of their total electricity production, or 174,093 megawatt hours. This total ranks them at 281st out of 3510 companies in the country. They rank 328th out of the 3510 providers we track in the US for their ratio of renewable versus non-renewable fuels used. By customer count, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative is the 4th largest provider out of 2 suppliers in the state.

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Net Metering

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative gives their consumers the ability to participate in net metering options. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Kauai Island Utility Cooperative currently averages a loss of around 4.47% of the total electricity they transmit. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate throughout the US. Kauai Island Utility Cooperative has received a rank of 772nd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.385/kWh$0.310/kWh$207.10/mo.$137.78/mo.
3130th34.90¢Kauai Island Utility Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
3034th$178.22Average monthly electric bill for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative's residential customers

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:4463 Pahee Street, Ste 1
    Lihue, Hawaii 96766
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jan TenBruggencate

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Quick Facts About Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

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Kauai Island Utility Cooperative generates 19.70% of its total megawatt hours produced from solar power sources, which is 4th in Hawaii out of 2 companies for percentage of total electricity generation that comes from solar energy sources.

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Kauai Island Utility Cooperative is ranked 323rd in the United States for electricity generation, generating 216,400 megawatt hours.

Energy provider of the year for Hawaii, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Energy provider of the year for Hawaii, Major Provider Category
Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy provider of the year for Hawaii, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Energy Loss

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

19,575MWh

772 National Rank

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Energy Makeup

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Kauai Island Utility Cooperative State Coverage

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Hawaii34,716142,470,4484100%

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative County Coverage

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Kauai County72,293134.85$178.23/mo

Power Plants Owned by Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

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Lihue CDP HI Other 136,247100,611,064.59738.45No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kauai County HI Distillate Fuel Oil 37,84629,607,493.2782.31YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Anahola CDP HI Solar 21,387No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Koloa CDP HI Solar 20,920No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Fuel Makeup

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Kauai Island Utility Cooperative FAQ:

What percentage of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative produces 80.45% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What is the average bill for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bill of $178.22.

Who is the CEO of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative?

Jan TenBruggencate is the CEO of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative.

What is the phone number for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative?

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative phone number is 808.246.4300.

What percentage of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative’s electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Kauai Island Utility Cooperative generate 19.70% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Kauai Island Utility Cooperative?

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative owns or is associated with 4 power plants.

What is the average electricity rate for Kauai Island Utility Cooperative customers?

Customers of Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, on average, have an electricity rate 34.90 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25