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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. Northern Electric Cooperative's consumers pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.52% less than the state's average price of 12.44 cents. This ranks the provider 21st out of 74 providers in the state for best average electricity price. They sold 315,984 megawatt hours via retail sales in 2022. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 325,835 acquired by the company.

Customers of the supplier have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $218.4. This is 61.32% above the US average bill of $135.39. 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 2.89% 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 350th best out of 3517 companies who report energy loss in the United States and 5th best out of 66 in South Dakota.

Northern Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Northern Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.080/kWh$323.53/mo.$148.88/mo.
564th11.26¢Northern Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2894th$218.4Average monthly electricity bill for Northern Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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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

Northern Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


350 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 Dakota6,78028,366,60312100%

Northern Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brown County38,471410.54$212.86/mo
Faulk County2,157212.72$191.84/mo
Spink County6,408110.55$211.03/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 6 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 $218.40. The South Dakota average bundled bill is $121.38 and the United States average is $121.38.

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 11.26 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-26