Lamar County Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

Lamar County Electric Cooperative

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About Lamar County Electric Cooperative

Lamar County Electric Cooperative serves 3 counties in the state of Texas including Lamar County, Red River County, and Delta County. The company recently reported a total of 13,360 total customers. Roughly 7.46% of them are commercial accounts and 92.54% are residential customers. Patrons of Lamar County Electric Cooperative pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.69% lower than the US average price of 15.68 cents. In 2022 they had retail sales of 255,388 megawatt hours. The electricity they sourced was made up of megawatt hours that they procured via wholesale channels. They purchased 278,399 wholesale megawatt hours. The total revenue for Lamar County Electric Cooperative in 2022 from electricity sales was $28,023,000, with 96.45% coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $165.3, while the Lamar County Electric Cooperative average is 29.20% less at $125.66 per month. This is the 57th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. The provider's consumers are faced with an average of 2.52 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 240.24 minutes, while the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end consumers.

Energy Loss

All providers who produce electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat depletion or other factors. Lamar County Electric Cooperative is no different, as they have a yearly loss of around 8.10% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Texas has an energy loss average of 1.24% and the nationwide average is 2.87%, resulting in Lamar County Electric Cooperative receiving a rank of 124th best out of 175 providers reporting energy loss in Texas.

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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.098/kWh$195.08/mo.$82.33/mo.
659th11.50¢Lamar County Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1585th$125.66Average monthly electricity bill for Lamar County Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Lamar County Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:5225 U.S. Highway 82 East
    Blossom, 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

Energy Loss

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

-8.10%

Total Energy Loss

22,541MWh

1345 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Lamar County Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

240.24 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

2.52 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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Lamar County Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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Lamar County Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Texas13,36026,726,364.97135100%

Lamar County Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Delta County5,2514413.64$152.90/mo
Lamar County49,9324313.62$152.43/mo
Red River County11,6854413.57$152.08/mo

Cities Lamar County Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

* 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:

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Lamar County Electric Cooperative is $125.66. The Texas average bundled bill is $165.30 and the United States average is $165.30.

Who is the CEO of Lamar County Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Lamar County Electric Cooperative is Jerry D. Williams.

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

Lamar County Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 11.50 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Texas bundled rate of 14.40 cents and the average US rate of 15.68 cents.

How many counties does Lamar County Electric Cooperative offer service in?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Lamar County Electric Cooperative including Texas.

When will Lamar County Electric Cooperative power be restored?

Average outage times for Lamar County Electric Cooperative are about 240.235 minutes per outage.

What cities does Lamar County Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Lamar County Electric Cooperative has customers in 9 cities in the country.

What is the phone number for Lamar County Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Lamar County Electric Cooperative by phone via (903) 784-4303.

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Published: 2024-01-13