North West Rural Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

North West Rural Electric Cooperative

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About North West Rural Electric Cooperative

North West Rural Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative. The largest city served by the provider is Le Mars, but the company also supplies electricity to 15 cities in Iowa. Electricity providers must regularly report the total number of customers signed on for their services to government agencies. In the most recent report the company reported 9,134 customers receiving their services. Around 90.63% of these are residential accounts, 8.94% are commercial accounts and 0.43% are industrial properties. North West Rural Electric Cooperative charges their consumers a residential electricity price of 8.79 cents per kilowatt hour on average . This is lower than both the Iowa and United States average rates of 13.04 and 15.76 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2022 North West Rural Electric Cooperative had sales to end users totaling 690,728 megawatt hours. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 717,224 megawatt hours were acquired by way of the wholesale market. The total revenue for North West Rural Electric Cooperative in 2022 from electricity sales was $50,475,500, with $73,700 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $51,003,500 from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $135.34, while the North West Rural Electric Cooperative average is 45.82% higher at $197.35 per month. North West Rural Electric Cooperative is the 2828th ranked company in the nation for average monthly bill total. The company currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end users.

North West Rural Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Luckily, North West Rural Electric Cooperative offers net metering choices to consumers. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as consumers have no way to sell extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when working with electricity transmission. North West Rural Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of around 3.49% of the total electricity they produce. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the providers who operate around the United States. North West Rural Electric Cooperative has received a rank of 22nd best out of 177 providers who report energy loss in Iowa.

North West Rural Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

North West Rural Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.072/kWh$313.90/mo.$147.02/mo.
135th8.79¢North West Rural Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2828th$197.35Average monthly electricity bill for North West Rural Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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North West Rural Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1505 Albany Place South East
    Orange City, Iowa 51041
    United States of America
  • CEO:Lyle Korver

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Energy Loss

North West Rural Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.49%

Total Energy Loss

25,024MWh

491 National Rank

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North West Rural Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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North West Rural Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Iowa9,13444,550,589.0512100%

North West Rural Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cherokee County11,606412.49$187.85/mo
Clay County16,410413.65$174.09/mo
Crawford County16,555613.81$195.46/mo
Ida County6,97918.79$197.30/mo
Lyon County11,953510.79$256.10/mo
O'Brien County14,13979.22$191.99/mo
Osceola County6,168612.20$216.58/mo
Plymouth County25,54358.81$196.11/mo
Sac County9,829713.87$209.41/mo
Sioux County35,64758.81$194.31/mo

Cities North West Rural Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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North West Rural Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does North West Rural Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to customers in 11 counties.

How much is the average bundled bill for North West Rural Electric Cooperative customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of North West Rural Electric Cooperative is $197.35. The state average bundled bill is $105.83 and the nationwide average is $105.83.

What is the phone number for North West Rural Electric Cooperative?

The North West Rural Electric Cooperative phone number is (712) 707-4935.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for North West Rural Electric Cooperative customers?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 8.79 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 13.04 cents and the average national rate of 15.76 cents.

Who is the CEO of North West Rural Electric Cooperative?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative's CEO is Lyle Korver.

What cities does North West Rural Electric Cooperative offer service in?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative supplies to 15 cities in the country including Iowa.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-04-09