About Midwest Energy

Midwest Energy is an electric cooperative. The largest county served by Midwest Energy is Reno County, but the company also supplies electricity in 39 counties in the state. Recently filed reports by the company showed a total customer base of 49,942 accounts. Exactly 29,735 are residential properties, 13,298 are commercial accounts and 6,909 are industrial accounts. The average residential electricity rate for Midwest Energy is approximately 12.55 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, fortunately, 2.10% lower than the state's average price of 12.82 cents, ranking the company at 49th lowest for average electricity rate out of 144 suppliers in Kansas. They had sales of 141,017 megawatt hours in 2020 via wholesale to other companies. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple electricity sources including 64,681 megawatt hours generated by power facilities they own and 1,650,602 purchased via wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier earned $142,654,300 from retail electricity sales and $3,591,600 via wholesale electricity channels.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $112.23, while the Midwest Energy average is 4.46% below at $106.97 per month. This is the 90th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the state. Midwest Energy ranks as the 24th highest electricity generator in Kansas out of 141 providers. Midwest Energy is the 3rd largest provider out of 141 suppliers in the state based on customer count. The company is the 241st highest out of 3510 suppliers in the country for total megawatt hours produced by burning natural gas.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy from 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 infrastructure efficiencies. Midwest Energy reported an annual loss of approximately 10.36% of the electricity that they produce. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the numerous suppliers who operate around the US. Midwest Energy has earned a rank of 17th best out of 141 companies who report energy loss 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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.111/kWh$158.58/mo.$74.11/mo.
1765th12.55¢Midwest Energy's Average residential price per kWh
1379th$106.97Average monthly electric 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

Midwest Energy generates 2.46% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 20th in the state out of the 141 providers we track.

Midwest Energy is 235th out of 3510 suppliers in the nation for total megawatt hours generated from solar.

Midwest Energy is the 9th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 3510 companies in Kansas.

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
Kansas49,942143,174,8923100%

Midwest Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Barton County25,779614.36$115.69/mo
Cheyenne County2,657312.92$94.12/mo
Decatur County2,827313.44$95.24/mo
Edwards County2,798314.54$110.84/mo
Ellis County28,553212.52$107.01/mo
Ellsworth County6,102716.28$120.62/mo
Finney County36,467511.63$103.60/mo
Gove County2,636312.17$102.31/mo
Graham County2,482413.00$99.43/mo
Grant County7,150210.58$106.76/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 60,52629,958,259.66494.97
Midwest Energy Community Solar ArrayMidwest Energy (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Solar 1,530
Colby KS Natural Gas 66137,637.642,085.42
Bird City KS Distillate Fuel Oil 8,889.96

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
97.54%
SOLAR
Solar
2.46%

Cities Midwest Energy Has Coverage

  • Abbyville, KS
  • Agra, KS
  • Albert, KS
  • Alden, KS
  • Alexander, KS
  • Almena, KS
  • Arlington, KS
  • Atwood, KS
  • Bazine, KS
  • Belpre, KS
  • Bird City, KS
  • Bison, KS
  • Bogue, KS
  • Brewster, KS
  • Brownell, KS
  • Bunker Hill, KS
  • Burdett, KS
  • Bushton, KS
  • Cedar, KS
  • Chase, KS
  • Claflin, KS
  • Colby, KS
  • Collyer, KS
  • Damar, KS
  • Deerfield, KS
  • Dighton, KS
  • Dorrance, KS
  • Dresden, KS
  • Edmond, KS
  • Ellinwood, KS
  • Ellis, KS
  • Frederick, KS
  • Galatia, KS
  • Garden City, KS
  • Garfield, KS
  • Gaylord, KS
  • Gem, KS
  • Geneseo, KS
  • Glade, KS
  • Goodland, KS
  • Gorham, KS
  • Grainfield, KS
  • Great Bend, KS
  • Grinnell, KS
  • Hanston, KS
  • Hays, KS
  • Herndon, KS
  • Hill City, KS
  • Hoisington, KS
  • Holcomb, KS
  • Holyrood, KS
  • Horace, KS
  • Hoxie, KS
  • Hudson, KS
  • Ingalls, KS
  • Jennings, KS
  • Kanorado, KS
  • Kensington, KS
  • Kinsley, KS
  • Kirwin, KS
  • La Crosse, KS
  • Lakin, KS
  • Langdon, KS
  • Larned, KS
  • Lenora, KS
  • Leoti, KS
  • Lewis, KS
  • Liebenthal, KS
  • Little River, KS
  • Logan, KS
  • Long Island, KS
  • Lucas, KS
  • Luray, KS
  • Lyons, KS
  • Macksville, KS
  • McCracken, KS
  • McDonald, KS
  • Menlo, KS
  • Morland, KS
  • Natoma, KS
  • Ness City, KS
  • Norcatur, KS
  • Norton, KS
  • Oakley, KS
  • Oberlin, KS
  • Olmitz, KS
  • Otis, KS
  • Palco, KS
  • Paradise, KS
  • Park, KS
  • Pawnee Rock, KS
  • Phillipsburg, KS
  • Plainville, KS
  • Plevna, KS
  • Prairie View, KS
  • Preston, KS
  • Quinter, KS
  • Radium, KS
  • Ransom, KS
  • Raymond, KS
  • Rexford, KS
  • Rozel, KS
  • Rush Center, KS
  • Russell, KS
  • Russell Springs, KS
  • Schoenchen, KS
  • Scott City, KS
  • Selden, KS
  • Seward, KS
  • Sharon Springs, KS
  • Speed, KS
  • St. Francis, KS
  • St. John, KS
  • Stafford, KS
  • Stockton, KS
  • Susank, KS
  • Sylvia, KS
  • Syracuse, KS
  • Timken, KS
  • Tribune, KS
  • Turon, KS
  • Utica, KS
  • Victoria, KS
  • WaKeeney, KS
  • Waldo, KS
  • Wallace, KS
  • Wilson, KS
  • Winona, KS
  • Woodston, KS
  • Zurich, KS

* 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 electricity rate for Midwest Energy customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Midwest Energy is 12.55 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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 have customers in to?

There are 39 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Midwest Energy including, Kansas.

What percentage of Midwest Energy’s electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Midwest Energy generates 2.46% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

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

There are 4 power plants associated with or owned by Midwest Energy.

Who is the CEO of Midwest Energy?

Pat Parke is the CEO of Midwest Energy.

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Midwest Energy is $106.97. The state average bundled bill is $112.23 and the United States average is $112.23.

What cities does Midwest Energy supply electricity to?

Midwest Energy serves electricity in 130 cities.

What percentage of Midwest Energy’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Midwest Energy generates 97.54% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-05