Northern Electric Cooperative

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About Northern Electric Cooperative

Northern Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to 3 counties in the state of South Dakota. The provider recently reported a total of 6,561 customers, 241 of which are industrial customers, 879 are commercial customers and the rest of which are residential properties. The residential electricity price for customers of Northern Electric Cooperative is, on average, 10.92 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for their consumers, this rate is less than both the South Dakota and the national average prices of 12.21 and 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The company had total sales and disposition of 318,635 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 96.71% were via retail sales. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced . Exactly 318,635 megawatt hours were acquired by way of wholesale channels. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $28,191,400, with $28,107,800 from retail sales to end users.

Customers of the supplier have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $226.04. This is 79.47% above the US average bill of $125.95. The provider does not have ownership in any electricity production plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other suppliers.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Electricity companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Northern Electric Cooperative reported a yearly loss of approximately 3.16% of the electricity that they generate. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the numerous suppliers who operate around the nation. Northern Electric Cooperative has earned a rank of 400th best out of 3509 companies who report energy loss in the United States and 9th best out of 66 in South Dakota.

Northern Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.080/kWh$323.53/mo.$148.88/mo.
880th10.92¢Northern Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2940th$226.04Average monthly electricity bill for Northern Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Northern Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:39456 133rd Street
    Bath, South Dakota 57427
    United States of America
  • CEO:Donna Sharp

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    Energy Loss

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    400 National Rank

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    Northern Electric Cooperative State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    South Dakota6,56129,071,08812100%

    Northern Electric Cooperative County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Brown County38,301410.19$219.92/mo
    Faulk County2,125212.09$207.78/mo
    Spink County6,361110.21$218.10/mo

    Cities Northern Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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    Northern Electric Cooperative FAQ:

    What is the phone number for Northern Electric Cooperative?

    Northern Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 529-0310

    What cities does Northern Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

    Northern Electric Cooperative serves electricity in 5 cities.

    What is the average bundled bill for Northern Electric Cooperative customers each month?

    The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Northern Electric Cooperative is $226.04. The South Dakota average bundled bill is $122.29 and the United States average is $122.29.

    How many counties does Northern Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

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

    Who is the CEO of Northern Electric Cooperative?

    Donna Sharp is the current CEO of Northern Electric Cooperative.

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

    Customers of Northern Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 10.92 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
    Published: 2022-08-01