Mason County PUD 3

Mason County PUD 3 is headquartered in Shelton, Washington and it provides electricity in the population located there. Recently filed reports by the company showed a total customer count of 34,640 accounts. Exactly 2,380 are commercial properties, 32,259 are residential accounts and one is an industrial account. The average residential electricity price for consumers of Mason County PUD 3 is about 11.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.63% higher than the state's average rate of 9.95 cents. This ranks the company 48th out of 54 companies in the state for best average electricity rate. They sold 656,508 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2020. During the same timeframe, Mason County PUD 3 acquired 694,632 megawatt hours by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $70,951,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $67,790,000 from retail sales to end users.

About Mason County PUD 3

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.4, while the Mason County PUD 3 average is 22.41% more at $125.34 per month. Mason County PUD 3 ranks 51st in the state for average monthly bill amount. The grid owned by the supplier has an average of 1.2 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting on average 211.9 minutes. The US average for other suppliers is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their end users.

Mason County PUD 3 Net Metering

Mason County PUD 3 offers net metering options to consumers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Loss of energy from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Mason County PUD 3 recently reported a yearly loss of approximately 5.28% of the electricity that they generate. The Washington average for energy loss is 3.51% and the US average is 2.76%. This results in Mason County PUD 3 getting a ranking of 29th best out of 54 companies in Washington and 975th best out of 3510 providers in the US.

Mason County PUD 3 Rate & Electric Bills

Mason County PUD 3 residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.112/kWh$0.105/kWh$125.34/mo.$120.02/mo.
1185th11.21¢Mason County PUD 3's Average residential price per kWh
2241st$125.34Average monthly electric bill for Mason County PUD 3's residential customers

Mason County PUD 3 Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Headquarters:2621 East Johns Prairie Road
    Shelton, Washington 98584
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tom Farmer

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Mason County PUD 3 Service

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Energy Loss

Mason County PUD 3's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


975 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Mason County PUD 3's Power Outages

211.9 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.2 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Mason County PUD 3 State Coverage

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Mason County PUD 3 County Coverage

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Mason County66,768410.54$111.26/mo

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Mason County PUD 3 FAQ:

What is the average bill for Mason County PUD 3 customers each month?

Consumers of Mason County PUD 3 pay, on average, a monthly bill of $125.34.

What is the average electricity rate for Mason County PUD 3 customers?

Customers of Mason County PUD 3, on average, have an electricity rate 11.21 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

When will Mason County PUD 3 power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Mason County PUD 3's consumers is 211.9 minutes.

Who is the CEO of Mason County PUD 3?

Mason County PUD 3’s current CEO is Tom Farmer.

What is the phone number for Mason County PUD 3?

The Mason County PUD 3 phone number is (360) 426-8255.

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