Mason County PUD 3: Rates and Coverage Area

Mason County PUD 3

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About Mason County PUD 3

The provider recently reported a total of 33,056 residential, 2,402 commercial customers and one industrial account, which makes up the entirety of their customers. On average, Mason County PUD 3 bills their customers a residential electricity rate of 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.29% above the average state rate of 11.21 cents and 18.30% lower than the US average of 15.68. Of the 733,512 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 704,579 were via retail sales. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours that they procured by way of the wholesale market. They purchased 733,512 wholesale megawatt hours. The revenue for the company in 2022 from electricity sales was $81,285,000, with 94.58% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Mason County PUD 3 is $148.14 per month. Consumers of the provider are faced with 1.61 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 308.09 minutes. The supplier currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Mason County PUD 3 Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Mason County PUD 3 and any residents who get their electricity from the company. This makes it cheaper for people who are interested to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded kilowatt hours back to the electricity supplier.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Mason County PUD 3 recently reported a yearly loss of about 3.70% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 22nd best out of 56 providers who report energy loss in the state.

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 June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.101/kWh$210.87/mo.$91.05/mo.
1188th12.81¢Mason County PUD 3's Average residential price per kWh
2198th$148.14Average monthly electricity bill for Mason County PUD 3's residential customers

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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

  • States Served:
    • Washington
  • Counties Served:
    • Kitsap County
    • Mason County
  • Major Cities Served:
Energy provider of the year for Washington, Major Provider Category
Least Outages Per Year
Washington, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

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

-3.70%

Total Energy Loss

27,121MWh

547 National Rank

Grid Reliability

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

308.09 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

1.61 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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Mason County PUD 3 Coverage Map

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Mason County PUD 3 State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Washington35,45979,858,434.5817100%

Mason County PUD 3 County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Kitsap County277,673313.51$120.54/mo
Mason County68,166212.85$147.85/mo

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Mason County PUD 3 FAQ:

What is the phone number for Mason County PUD 3?

Mason County PUD 3's customer service phone number is (360) 426-8255

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 308.092 minutes.

Who is the CEO of Mason County PUD 3?

Mason County PUD 3's CEO is Tom Farmer.

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

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Mason County PUD 3 is 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Mason County PUD 3 customers each month?

Mason County PUD 3 currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $148.14, compared to the Washington average of $110.61 and the nationwide of $110.61 for bundled service.

How many counties does Mason County PUD 3 provider electricity in?

There are 2 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Mason County PUD 3 including Washington.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-12-06