Midwest Energy

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About Midwest Energy

Midwest Energy is an electric cooperative headquartered in Hays, Kansas and serving customers in 69 cities in Kansas including cities such as Hays, Larned, Lyons, Oakley, and Ellinwood. The company has 6,949 industrial customer accounts, 29,739 residential customer accounts and 13,336 commercial accounts spread throughout their service area. On average, Midwest Energy's residential electricity rate is 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.28% lower than the average Kansas rate of 13.27 cents. Of the 1,715,283 megawatt hours Midwest Energy sold and dispossessed, 1,392,109 were via sales to end users and 141,017 were from wholesale sales to other electricity suppliers. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 64,681 of them were generated by electricity production plants owned by Midwest Energy and 1,650,602 megawatt hours were purchased on wholesale channels. The total revenue for Midwest Energy for 2020 from electricity sales was $153,030,900, with $142,654,300 coming from retail sales to end users and $3,591,600 from wholesale electricity sales.

The average residential electric bill for a customer of Midwest Energy is $109.21 per month. Electricity production from sustainable fuel types by the supplier totals 107 megawatt hours. This ranks the company 21st in the state out of the 141 providers we track. With 88,508 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels, Midwest Energy is the 302nd largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources in the country out of 3509 suppliers The company is 2nd in the state for megawatt hours generated from solar fields.

Energy Loss

Midwest Energy reported a yearly loss of around 10.36% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity generation business and electricity providers must report these losses. This percentage of energy lost earns them a rank of 1387th best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the US and 17th best out of 141 in Kansas.

Midwest Energy Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.108/kWh$158.58/mo.$74.11/mo.
1592nd12.31¢Midwest Energy's Average residential price per kWh
1391st$109.21Average monthly electricity bill for Midwest Energy's residential customers

Midwest Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1330 Canterbury Drive
    Hays, Kansas 67601
    United States of America
  • CEO:Pat Parke

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Quick Facts About Midwest Energy

As the 366th highest generator of electricity in the nation, Midwest Energy produces 88,615 megawatt hours of electricity.

Midwest Energy is the 3rd largest electricity company out of 141 suppliers in the state based on total customer count.

Midwest Energy ranks 234th in the US out of 3509 companies for total electricity generation from natural gas.

Energy Loss

Midwest Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-10.36%

Total Energy Loss

177,774MWh

1387 National Rank

Midwest Energy Energy Makeup

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Midwest Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Kansas50,024146,488,2583100%

Midwest Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Barton County25,493412.16$108.98/mo
Cheyenne County2,616312.50$103.04/mo
Decatur County2,764312.56$102.50/mo
Edwards County2,907314.11$111.38/mo
Ellis County28,934212.31$108.37/mo
Ellsworth County6,376716.21$120.35/mo
Gove County2,718312.51$106.17/mo
Graham County2,415412.53$104.98/mo
Hodgeman County1,723412.21$105.44/mo
Logan County2,762212.09$109.18/mo

Power Plants Owned by Midwest Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Goodman Energy CenterMidwest Energy (100.00%)
Ellis County KS Natural Gas 88,30142,878,688.02485.6
Bird City KS Distillate Fuel Oil 141145,202.681,029.81
Midwest Energy Community Solar ArrayMidwest Energy (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Solar 107

Midwest Energy Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.72%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.16%
SOLAR
Solar
0.12%

Cities Midwest Energy Has Coverage

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

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Midwest Energy FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Midwest Energy customers each month?

Customers of Midwest Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $109.21.

What percentage of Midwest Energy's electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Midwest Energy produce 0.12% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Midwest Energy customers?

Midwest Energy's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.27 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

What percentage of Midwest Energy's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Electric production plants owned by or associated with Midwest Energy produce 99.88% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Midwest Energy?

You can reach Midwest Energy by phone via (800) 222-3121.

How many counties does Midwest Energy provider electricity in?

There are 26 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Midwest Energy including Kansas.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Midwest Energy?

There are 3 power plants associated with or owned by Midwest Energy.

What cities does Midwest Energy offer service in?

Midwest Energy provides electricity in 69 cities in the US.

Who is the CEO of Midwest Energy?

Midwest Energy's CEO is Pat Parke.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-26