Monroe County Electric Cooperative

About Monroe County Electric Cooperative

Monroe County Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative with headquarters in Waterloo, Illinois and supplying electricity to customers in Illinois including in cities such as Belleville, Columbia, Waterloo, Freeburg, and Smithton. There are 33 industrial customers, 151 commercial customer accounts and 7,275 residential customer accounts receiving service from the company. Monroe County Electric Cooperative's consumers pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.59% higher than the national average rate of 13.26 cents. The company sold 120,131 megawatt hours in 2019 by way of traditional retail accounts. The megawatt hours sourced by the provider primarily came from megawatt hours that they acquired via the wholesale market. They purchased 127,617 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. The total revenue for Monroe County Electric Cooperative for 2019 from electricity sales was $17,571,000, with $17,370,000 from retail sales to end users.

Customers of the company have an average monthly residential power bill of $171.76. This is 45.64% more than the national average of $117.93. The provider does not have ownership in any power facilities and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers.

Monroe County Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Monroe County Electric Cooperative are able to participate in net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess megawatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible .

Monroe County Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Monroe County Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.144/kWh$179.90/mo.$167.00/mo.
2570th15.20¢Monroe County Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2829th$171.76Average monthly electric bill for Monroe County Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Monroe County Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:6132 State Route 3
    Waterloo, Illinois 62298
    United States of America
  • CEO:Alan Wattles

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Monroe County Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Illinois7,45916,861,00032100%

Monroe County Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Monroe County34,637312.41$119.60/mo
Randolph County31,782312.11$118.63/mo
St. Clair County259,686712.36$118.48/mo

Cities Monroe County Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Belleville, IL
  • Columbia, IL
  • Dupo, IL
  • East Carondelet, IL
  • Freeburg, IL
  • Fults, IL
  • Hecker, IL
  • Maeystown, IL
  • Millstadt, IL
  • New Athens, IL
  • Red Bud, IL
  • Smithton, IL
  • Valmeyer, IL
  • Waterloo, IL

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

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Monroe County Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does Monroe County Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Monroe County Electric Cooperative.

How much is the average bundled bill for Monroe County Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Monroe County Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $171.76, compared to the Illinois average of $93.13 and the US of $93.13 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Monroe County Electric Cooperative?

Alan Wattles is the CEO of Monroe County Electric Cooperative.

What is the phone number for Monroe County Electric Cooperative?

Monroe County Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (618) 939-7171

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Monroe County Electric Cooperative customers?

Monroe County Electric Cooperatives current average bundled electricity rate is 15.20 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Illinois bundled rate of 12.99 cents and the average US rate of 13.26 cents.

What cities does Monroe County Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Monroe County Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 14 cities throughout the US.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-05