North West Rural Electric Cooperative

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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 Sioux Center, but the company also supplies electricity to 13 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 10,155 customers receiving their services. Around 90.84% of these are residential accounts, 8.54% are commercial accounts and 0.62% are industrial properties. North West Rural Electric Cooperative charges their consumers a residential electricity price of 9.12 cents per kilowatt hour on average . This is lower than both the Iowa and United States average rates of 12.64 and 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 North West Rural Electric Cooperative had sales to end users totaling 655,341 megawatt hours. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 678,592 megawatt hours were acquired by way of the wholesale market. The total revenue for North West Rural Electric Cooperative in 2020 from electricity sales was $52,002,500, with $69,500 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $52,036,300 from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $125.95, while the North West Rural Electric Cooperative average is 69.88% higher at $213.97 per month. North West Rural Electric Cooperative is the 2924th ranked company in the nation for average monthly bill total. Customers of the provider are faced with 0.79 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 78.1 minutes. The company currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end consumers.

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 3.23% 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 18th 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 January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.092/kWh$0.090/kWh$223.49/mo.$210.73/mo.
283rd9.12¢North West Rural Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2924th$213.97Average monthly electricity bill for North West Rural Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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.

-3.23%

Total Energy Loss

21,885MWh

415 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of North West Rural Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

78.1 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.79 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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North West Rural Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Iowa10,15552,036,30010100%

North West Rural Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cherokee County11,658412.24$189.34/mo
Clay County16,384413.32$175.78/mo
Crawford County16,525613.50$195.87/mo
Ida County7,00519.12$213.97/mo
Lyon County11,93459.93$237.03/mo
O'Brien County14,18279.44$207.50/mo
Osceola County6,192711.78$248.26/mo
Plymouth County25,69859.13$212.59/mo
Sac County9,814713.83$199.42/mo
Sioux County35,87259.13$210.64/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:

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

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

When will North West Rural Electric Cooperative power be restored?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative's outages last, on average, roughly 78.099 minutes per outage.

Who is the CEO of North West Rural Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of North West Rural Electric Cooperative is Lyle Korver.

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

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of North West Rural Electric Cooperative is 9.12 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

North West Rural Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $213.97, compared to the Iowa average of $108.03 and the US of $108.03 for bundled service.

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

North West Rural Electric Cooperative supplies to 13 cities throughout the US including Iowa.

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

North West Rural Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 11 counties throughout the United States including Iowa.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24