Midwest Energy & Communications

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About Midwest Energy & Communications

With headquarters in Cassopolis, Michigan, Midwest Energy & Communications offers services 3 states throughout the country and is classified as an electricity cooperative. Electricity companies must regularly report the number of customers signed on for their services to government agencies. On the most recent reports the supplier reported a total of 36,335 customers receiving their services. Exactly 30,071 of these are residential properties and 6,264 are commercial accounts. Midwest Energy & Communications' patrons pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.02% above the national average of 14.11 cents. There were a total of 590,868 megawatt hours sold through retail sales in 2020 by the provider. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours acquired by way of the wholesale market. They purchased 626,829 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. The total revenue of Midwest Energy & Communications in 2020 was $87,744,700, which was earned entirely through electricity sales to retail customers.

The US average monthly residential electric bill is $125.95, while the Midwest Energy & Communications average is 25.06% higher at $157.51 per month. Midwest Energy & Communications is the 2697th ranked supplier in the country for average monthly bill amount. Customers of the company deal with 2.05 power outages each year with outages lasting an average of 274.3 minutes. The company currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Midwest Energy & Communications Net Metering

Midwest Energy & Communications, fortunately, allows customers of the company to participate in net metering programs. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced 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

Midwest Energy & Communications recently reported an annual loss of around 5.42% of the electricity that they transmit. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity production industry and providers must report these losses. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a rank of 1008th best out of 3509 suppliers reporting energy loss in the nation.

Midwest Energy & Communications Rate & Electric Bills

Midwest Energy & Communications residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.139/kWh$157.51/mo.$130.56/mo.
2452nd14.68¢Midwest Energy & Communications' Average residential price per kWh
2697th$157.51Average monthly electricity bill for Midwest Energy & Communications' residential customers

Midwest Energy & Communications Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:60590 Decatur Road
    Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
    United States of America
  • CEO:Bob Hance

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Energy provider of the year for Ohio, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy provider of the year for Michigan, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
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Energy provider of the year for Michigan, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy Loss

Midwest Energy & Communications' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1008 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Midwest Energy & Communications' Power Outages

274.3 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

2.05 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Midwest Energy & Communications State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Midwest Energy & Communications County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Berrien County154,316314.69$156.33/mo
Cass County51,589214.70$156.63/mo
Elkhart County207,047215.87$118.61/mo
Fulton County42,7135415.31$125.14/mo
Kalamazoo County261,670516.17$136.58/mo
Lenawee County99,423616.40$139.03/mo
Monroe County154,809516.56$137.49/mo
St. Joseph County60,939615.93$143.61/mo
Van Buren County75,587715.62$137.85/mo
Williams County37,1025815.26$125.97/mo

Cities Midwest Energy & Communications Has Coverage

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

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Midwest Energy & Communications FAQ:

What is the phone number for Midwest Energy & Communications?

The Midwest Energy & Communications phone number is (800) 492-5989.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Midwest Energy & Communications customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for customers of Midwest Energy & Communications is 14.68 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

When will Midwest Energy & Communications power be restored?

Average outage times for Midwest Energy & Communications are about 274.3 minutes per outage.

Who is the CEO of Midwest Energy & Communications?

Midwest Energy & Communications' CEO is Bob Hance.

How much is the average bundled bill for Midwest Energy & Communications customers each month?

Customers of Midwest Energy & Communications pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $157.51.

How many counties does Midwest Energy & Communications have customers in to?

There are 10 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Midwest Energy & Communications including Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana.

How many states does Midwest Energy & Communications provider electricity in?

Midwest Energy & Communications supplies electricity in 3 states in the nation.

What cities does Midwest Energy & Communications provider electricity in?

Midwest Energy & Communications has customers in 65 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27