Lower Yellowstone Electric REA

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About Lower Yellowstone Electric REA

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA is an electric cooperative located in Sidney, Montana and providing electricity to customers in 2 states in the country. Presently, 6,217 consumers are supplied electricity by the supplier. These customers are a mix of 4,252 residential accounts, 851 commercial customers and 1,114 industrial properties. On average, Lower Yellowstone Electric REA's consumers spend 8.75 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 36.14% less than the nationwide average of 13.71 cents. Of the 257,146 megawatt hours Lower Yellowstone Electric REA sold and dispossessed, 99.73% were from retail sales. During the same timeframe, Lower Yellowstone Electric REA procured 269,297 megawatt hours via the wholesale electricity market. In 2020, the provider made a total of $27,206,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 98.69% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $121.23, while the Lower Yellowstone Electric REA average is 7.95% less at $111.59 per month. This is the 1500th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the United States. The supplier's consumers are faced with an average of 0.69 power outages per customer a year. These outages are on average 111.89 minutes, while the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage. The provider does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA Net Metering

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA, fortunately, offers net metering options to consumers. Net metering allows individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar panels and other electricity sources more economically viable.

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA Rate & Electric Bills

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.088/kWh$0.084/kWh$112.30/mo.$110.00/mo.
232nd8.75¢Lower Yellowstone Electric REA's Average residential price per kWh
1500th$111.59Average monthly electricity bill for Lower Yellowstone Electric REA's residential customers

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3200 West Holly Street
    Sidney, Montana 59270
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jason Brothen

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Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Lower Yellowstone Electric REA's Power Outages

111.89 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.69 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Lower Yellowstone Electric REA State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Montana5,09319,603,000878.8%
North Dakota1,1247,246,0002221.2%

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Dawson County8,940512.29$103.99/mo
McKenzie County14,70449.07$110.73/mo
Richland County11,491410.10$99.15/mo
Roosevelt County10,794510.66$109.11/mo
Wibaux County937312.61$74.91/mo
Williams County40,95058.84$93.83/mo

Cities Lower Yellowstone Electric REA Has Coverage

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

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Lower Yellowstone Electric REA FAQ:

How many counties does Lower Yellowstone Electric REA offer service to?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Lower Yellowstone Electric REA.

Who is the CEO of Lower Yellowstone Electric REA?

The CEO of Lower Yellowstone Electric REA is Jason Brothen.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Lower Yellowstone Electric REA customers?

Customers of Lower Yellowstone Electric REA, on average, have an electricity BUNDLED rate 8.75 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many states does Lower Yellowstone Electric REA provider electricity in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Lower Yellowstone Electric REA.

When will Lower Yellowstone Electric REA power be restored?

Average outage times for Lower Yellowstone Electric REA are around 111.89 minutes per outage.

What is the phone number for Lower Yellowstone Electric REA?

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA's customer service phone number is (406) 488-1602

What is the average bundled bill for Lower Yellowstone Electric REA customers each month?

Customers of Lower Yellowstone Electric REA pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $111.59.

What cities does Lower Yellowstone Electric REA sell electricity in?

Lower Yellowstone Electric REA supplies to 2 cities.

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