North West Rural Electric Cooperative

About North West Rural Electric Cooperative

North West Rural Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative with headquarters in Orange City, Iowa and supplying electricity to customers in Iowa including in cities such as Sioux City, Le Mars, Sioux Center, Orange City, and Sheldon. There are 63 industrial customers, 867 commercial customer accounts and 9,225 residential customer accounts receiving service from the company. North West Rural Electric Cooperative's consumers pay an average residential electricity rate of 9.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.25% lower than the national average rate of 13.26 cents. Of the 678,592 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 655,341 were via sales to end users and 821 were through wholesale channels. The megawatt hours sourced by the company primarily came from megawatt hours that they purchased via the wholesale market. They purchased 678,592 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, they made a total of $52,002,500 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 100.06% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users and 0.13% from wholesale electricity sales.

Customers of the company have an average monthly residential power bill of $213.97. This is 81.44% more than the national average of $117.93. Electricity generation is not part of the North West Rural Electric Cooperative business plan, as they purchase power at wholesale rates to then be resold to their end users. The provider's customers experience an average of 0.79 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages last on average of 78.1 minutes, while the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

North West Rural Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of North West Rural 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 .

Energy Loss

North West Rural Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of roughly 3.23% of the electricity that they produce via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of loss earns them a rank of 18th best out of 180 providers who report energy loss in the state and 416th best out of 3510 in the United States.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.092/kWh$0.090/kWh$223.49/mo.$210.73/mo.
318th9.12¢North West Rural Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2923rd$213.97Average monthly electric 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

416 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
Clay County16,016514.09$153.95/mo
Ida County6,86029.83$150.60/mo
O'Brien County13,753710.36$113.31/mo
Plymouth County25,177610.78$121.78/mo
Sac County9,721811.01$115.67/mo
Sioux County34,85559.67$123.62/mo

Cities North West Rural Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Akron, IA
  • Alton, IA
  • Archer, IA
  • Arthur, IA
  • Battle Creek, IA
  • Boyden, IA
  • Brunsville, IA
  • Calumet, IA
  • Chatsworth, IA
  • Craig, IA
  • Fairview, SD
  • Galva, IA
  • Granville, IA
  • Hartley, IA
  • Hawarden, IA
  • Hinton, IA
  • Holstein, IA
  • Hospers, IA
  • Hull, IA
  • Ida Grove, IA
  • Ireton, IA
  • Kingsley, IA
  • Le Mars, IA
  • Matlock, IA
  • Maurice, IA
  • Merrill, IA
  • Orange City, IA
  • Oyens, IA
  • Paullina, IA
  • Peterson, IA
  • Primghar, IA
  • Remsen, IA
  • Rock Valley, IA
  • Sanborn, IA
  • Sheldon, IA
  • Sioux Center, IA
  • Sioux City, IA
  • Struble, IA
  • Sutherland, IA
  • Westfield, IA

* 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 provider electricity in?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by North West Rural Electric Cooperative.

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 $109.37 and the US of $109.37 for bundled service.

What cities does North West Rural Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative has customers in 40 cities in the US.

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 phone number for North West Rural Electric Cooperative?

North West Rural Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (712) 707-4935

When will North West Rural Electric Cooperative power be restored?

Average outage times for North West Rural Electric Cooperative are about 78.099 minutes per outage.

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

North West Rural Electric Cooperatives current average bundled electricity rate is 9.12 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Iowa bundled rate of 12.69 cents and the average United States rate of 13.26 cents.

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