McPherson BPU: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

McPherson BPU

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About McPherson BPU

McPherson BPU is a municipally owned entity providing electricity in 2 cities throughout the state of Kansas. At the time of the most recent government reports, the supplier disclosed a total of 7,934 electricity customers. This total is made up of 16 industrial customers, 1,294 commercial customers and 6,624 residential accounts. The average residential electricity rate for McPherson BPU is around 8.67 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the state and nationwide average rates of 13.37 and 15.68 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2022 McPherson BPU sold 1,073,937 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). Electricity generation plants owned by McPherson BPU produced 59,043 megawatt hours and an additional 1,100,089 megawatt hours were purchased via the wholesale electricity market. The revenue for the company in 2022 from electricity sales was $77,109,100, with 12.33% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 87.67% from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $135.78, while the McPherson BPU average is 33.80% less at $89.89 per month. McPherson BPU produces 39,960 megawatt hours from their generation facilities, which ranks them as the 25th highest producer of electricity out of 141 suppliers in the state. Electricity production facilities owned or managed by the supplier use non-renewable fuel sources to generate 100.00% of their total electricity generation, or 39,960 megawatt hours. This amount ranks them at 330th out of 3518 providers in the country. By total customers, McPherson BPU is the 1156th largest supplier out of 3518 electricity companies in the United States.

McPherson BPU Net Metering

McPherson BPU is one of 52 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

All electricity providers who generate electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative factors. McPherson BPU is no exception, as they have an annual loss of around 1.72% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the various companies who operate around the United States. McPherson BPU has earned a rank of 169th best out of 3518 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.

McPherson BPU Rate & Electric Bills

McPherson BPU residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.096/kWh$0.061/kWh$147.02/mo.$55.02/mo.
129th8.67¢McPherson BPU's Average residential price per kWh
530th$89.89Average monthly electricity bill for McPherson BPU's residential customers

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McPherson BPU Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:401 West Kansas Avenue
    McPherson, Kansas 67460
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Tim Maier

McPherson BPU Contact

McPherson BPU Service

  • Outage Phone:(620) 245-2560

Quick Facts About McPherson BPU

McPherson BPU's electricity generation facilities produce 32,688.06 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas.

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Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy Loss

McPherson BPU's energy loss due to business operations.

-1.72%

Total Energy Loss

19,991MWh

169 National Rank

McPherson BPU Energy Makeup

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McPherson BPU Coverage Map

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McPherson BPU State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Kansas7,93458,122,114.789100%

McPherson BPU County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
McPherson County30,059813.04$124.41/mo

Power Plants Owned by McPherson BPU

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
McPherson County KS Natural Gas 24,52222,625,618.28922.67
McPherson KS Natural Gas 15,43832,777,581.382,123.18

McPherson BPU Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
81.80%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
18.20%

Cities McPherson BPU Has Coverage

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

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McPherson BPU FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with McPherson BPU?

McPherson BPU is associated with or owns 2 power plants.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for McPherson BPU customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of McPherson BPU is 8.67 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of McPherson BPU's electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

McPherson BPU generates 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

What is the average bundled bill for McPherson BPU customers each month?

Customers of McPherson BPU pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $89.89.

Who is the CEO of McPherson BPU?

Tim Maier is the CEO of McPherson BPU.

What percentage of McPherson BPU's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

McPherson BPU generates 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

What is the phone number for McPherson BPU?

The McPherson BPU phone number is (620) 245-2515.

What cities does McPherson BPU sell electricity to?

McPherson BPU has customers in 2 cities.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01