Lamar County Electric Cooperative

Lamar County Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 26 cities in Texas. The company is an electric cooperative. The most recent data reported by the company showed a customer count of 25,838 customers, 24,198 of which are residential properties and 1,640 of which are commercial customers. The average residential electricity price for Lamar County Electric Cooperative is roughly 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for their customers, this price is less than both the state and national average rates of 11.91 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 they sold 228,640 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 244,642 megawatt hours were acquired on the wholesale market. In 2020 the company had total electricity related revenue of $23,476,000, with 96.39% from retail sales.

About Lamar County Electric Cooperative

The average residential electric bill for a consumer of Lamar County Electric Cooperative is $111.46. The provider currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it to end customers. The company's electricity sales during the course of the most recent year resulted in an increase in CO2 pollution of roughly 100.13%.

Lamar County Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Customers of Lamar County Electric Cooperative are not able to participate in net metering offerings. This is a negative for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering would allow them to sell their extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Lamar County Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of around 6.54% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 181st worst out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

Lamar County Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Lamar County Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.107/kWh$128.87/mo.$111.46/mo.
503rd10.73¢Lamar County Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
742nd$111.46Average monthly electric bill for Lamar County Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Lamar County Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1485 North Main Street
    Paris, Texas 75461
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jerry D. Williams

Lamar County Electric Cooperative Contact

Lamar County Electric Cooperative Service

  • Outage Phone:(903) 784-4303

Quick Facts About Lamar County Electric Cooperative

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Lamar County Electric Cooperative emits 201,959,172.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions due to megawatt hours sold, which ranks it as the 164th highest polluting electricity company in the state out of 84.

Energy Loss

Lamar County Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

16,002MWh

181 National Rank

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Lamar County Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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Texas25,83845,256,000152100%

Lamar County Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Delta County5,331211.51$117.89/mo
Fannin County35,514311.50$122.47/mo
Lamar County49,859111.50$110.30/mo
Red River County12,023311.58$115.84/mo

Cities Lamar County Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Annona, TX
  • Avery, TX
  • Bailey, TX
  • Blossom, TX
  • Bogata, TX
  • Bonham, TX
  • Clarksville, TX
  • Cooper, TX
  • Deport, TX
  • Detroit, TX
  • Dodd City, TX
  • Ector, TX
  • Honey Grove, TX
  • Ladonia, TX
  • Leonard, TX
  • Paris, TX
  • Pecan Gap, TX
  • Ravenna, TX
  • Reno (Lamar County), TX
  • Roxton, TX
  • Savoy, TX
  • Sun Valley, TX
  • Toco, TX
  • Trenton, TX
  • Whitewright, TX
  • Windom, TX

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

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Lamar County Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does Lamar County Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Lamar County Electric Cooperative.

How much is the average bill for Lamar County Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Lamar County Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly electric bill of $111.46, compared to the Texas average of $134.11 and the US of $134.11.

Who is the CEO of Lamar County Electric Cooperative?

Jerry D. Williams is the CEO of Lamar County Electric Cooperative.

What is the phone number for Lamar County Electric Cooperative?

Lamar County Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (903) 784-4303

What is the average electricity rate for Lamar County Electric Cooperative customers?

Lamar County Electric Cooperatives current average electricity rate is 10.73 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Texas rate of 11.91 cents and the average US rate of 13.45 cents.

What cities does Lamar County Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Lamar County Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 26 cities throughout the US.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25