Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative

With their main offices in Chase City, Virginia, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 2 states in the US including North Carolina and Virginia. The company has a total of 31,641 customers. There are 1,845 commercial customers, 28 industrial customer accounts and 29,768 residential customer accounts. Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative has an average residential electricity rate of 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 0.80% below the average nationwide price of 13.45 cents. Approximately 567,120 megawatt hours were sold by the company to retail end users in 2020. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company . Exactly 598,889 megawatt hours were purchased by way of the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $65,397,500, with 98.94% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative is $130.72 per month, while the US average is $120.24. The provider currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it at a higher rate to end users. The production of electricity recently sold by the company resulted in CO2 pollution amounts that were 13,066,695.2 kilograms (4.96%) lower than the levels from the last year.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Thankfully, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative allows consumers to take part in net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for people to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing energy due to heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of approximately 5.17% of the electricity that they transmit. Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative's energy loss levels leave them with a rank of 7th worst out of 3511 in the country.

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.127/kWh$146.18/mo.$124.96/mo.
1167th13.34¢Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1119th$130.72Average monthly electric bill for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:11633 VA-92
    Chase City, Virginia 23924
    United States of America
  • CEO:John C. Lee, Jr.

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Quick Facts About Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative

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Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative releases 250,470,358.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions due to megawatt hours sold, which makes it the 736th highest polluting electricity provider in the US out of 3511.

Energy Loss

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


470 National Rank

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Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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North Carolina130228,200600.48%

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Brunswick County16,231313.13$139.91/mo
Charlotte County11,880313.16$142.65/mo
Emporia city5,346212.00$130.65/mo
Franklin County56,042210.71$120.13/mo
Granville County60,443511.65$128.46/mo
Greensville County11,336212.67$130.65/mo
Halifax County33,911413.34$135.85/mo
Henry County50,557412.61$131.74/mo
Lunenburg County12,196313.19$143.71/mo
Mecklenburg County30,587312.80$131.12/mo

Cities Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Boydton, VA
  • Boykins, VA
  • Branchville, VA
  • Brodnax, VA
  • Butner, NC
  • Chase City, VA
  • Chatham, VA
  • Clarksville, VA
  • Conway, NC
  • Creedmoor, NC
  • Emporia, VA
  • Garysburg, NC
  • Gaston, NC
  • Gretna, VA
  • Halifax, VA
  • Henderson, NC
  • Jackson, NC
  • Jarratt, VA
  • Kittrell, NC
  • La Crosse, VA
  • Lasker, NC
  • Macon, NC
  • Middleburg, NC
  • Norlina, NC
  • Oxford, NC
  • Rich Square, NC
  • Roxboro, NC
  • Seaboard, NC
  • Severn, NC
  • South Hill, VA
  • Stem, NC
  • Stovall, NC
  • Virgilina, VA
  • Warrenton, NC
  • Woodland, NC

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

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Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative is John C. Lee, Jr..

What is the phone number for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative?

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (434) 372-6100

How much is the average bill for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bill of $130.72.

What cities does Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 35 cities throughout the country including, North Carolina and Virginia.

How many counties does Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative offers service to customers in 17 counties throughout the US.

How many states does Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative offer service in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative.

What is the average electricity rate for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative customers?

The average price of electricity for customers of Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative is 13.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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