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About Northern Lights

Northern Lights serves electricity to 3 states in the United States including cities like Sandpoint, Libby, Bonners Ferry, Priest River, and Spirit Lake. The organization is an electricity cooperative. Currently, 23,350 consumers are provided electricity by the provider. These customers are a mix of 21,971 residential customer accounts, 1,367 commercial customer accounts and 12 industrial locations. On average, Northern Lights charges their consumers a residential electricity rate of 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.41% less than the average US price of 15.61 cents. In 2022 the company sold 387,844 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users. Power plants owned by Northern Lights produced 5.56% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 94.44% was acquired on wholesale channels. In 2022, the supplier earned a total of $42,246,000 from retail electricity sales.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Northern Lights is $127.25. Customers of the company pay 4.51% less compared to other citizens of the US. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their end users.

Energy Loss

All electricity companies who generate electricity have some amount of energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative causes. Northern Lights is no different, as they average a yearly loss of around 3.93% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 600th best out of 3510 suppliers reporting energy loss in the country.

Northern Lights Rate & Electric Bills

Northern Lights residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.114/kWh$127.25/mo.$114.97/mo.
800th11.49¢Northern Lights' Average residential price per kWh
1662nd$127.25Average monthly electricity bill for Northern Lights' residential customers

Northern Lights Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:421 Chevy Street
    Sagle, Idaho 83860
    United States of America
  • CEO:Annie Terracciano

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Energy Loss

Northern Lights' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


600 National Rank

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Northern Lights State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Northern Lights County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bonner County46,481410.36$109.16/mo
Boundary County11,966310.42$109.15/mo
Kootenai County183,578410.12$105.23/mo
Lincoln County19,674510.92$120.67/mo
Pend Oreille County13,30229.49$115.13/mo
Sanders County12,298512.44$109.55/mo

Cities Northern Lights Has Coverage

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

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Northern Lights FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Northern Lights customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Northern Lights is $127.25. The nationwide average is $133.26 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Northern Lights?

The Northern Lights phone number is (208) 263-5141.

Who is the CEO of Northern Lights?

Northern Lights' CEO is Annie Terracciano.

How many counties does Northern Lights offer service in?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Northern Lights including Washington, Idaho, and Montana.

What cities does Northern Lights supply electricity to?

Northern Lights supplies in 15 cities in the nation.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Northern Lights customers?

Consumers of Northern Lights, on average, have an electricity BUNDLED rate 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

When will Northern Lights power be restored?

Average outage times for Northern Lights are around 353.6933333333333 minutes per outage.

How many states does Northern Lights provider electricity in?

There are 3 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Northern Lights including Washington, Idaho, and Montana.

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Published: 2023-08-24