Marias River Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

Marias River Electric Cooperative

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About Marias River Electric Cooperative

Marias River Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative headquartered in Shelby, Montana and serving customers in Montana including in cities such as Shelby, Sunburst, Hillside Colony CDP, Rimrock Colony CDP, and Kevin. The company has a total of 3,473 customers. There are 2,235 residential accounts and 1,238 commercial customer accounts. The average residential electricity rate for customers of Marias River Electric Cooperative is about 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.32% less than the average Montana rate of 13.00 cents and 25.92% below the US average of 15.73. The company sold 182 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity companies in 2019. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of wholesale channels. This category makes up 100.00% of all electricity sourced. The total revenue for Marias River Electric Cooperative for 2019 from electricity sales was $7,063,000, with 1.23% coming from sales to the wholesale electricity market and 98.77% from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $107.93, while the Marias River Electric Cooperative average is 2.55% below at $104.48 per month. This is the 7th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Montana. Electricity generation is not part of the Marias River Electric Cooperative business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their end users.

Marias River Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Marias River Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.079/kWh$142.97/mo.$66.03/mo.
701st11.66¢Marias River Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
978th$104.48Average monthly electricity bill for Marias River Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Marias River Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:910 Roosevelt Highway
    Shelby, Montana 59474
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kris Ingenthron

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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Major Provider Category
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Marias River Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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Marias River Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Montana3,4737,600,231.2721100%

Marias River Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Liberty County2,026314.54$111.12/mo
Pondera County5,974413.90$109.08/mo
Toole County5,013313.02$103.80/mo

Cities Marias River Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Marias River Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Marias River Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Marias River Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $104.48.

What is the phone number for Marias River Electric Cooperative?

Marias River Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (406) 434-5575

How many counties does Marias River Electric Cooperative offer service to?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Marias River Electric Cooperative.

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

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Marias River Electric Cooperative is 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Marias River Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Marias River Electric Cooperative is Kris Ingenthron.

What cities does Marias River Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

Marias River Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 3 cities.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01