With headquarters in Sagle, Idaho, Northern Lights offers services 3 states throughout the country and is considered an electric cooperative. The provider recently disclosed a total of 22,031 total customers, 20,730 of which are residential accounts, 1,290 are commercial customer accounts and 11 of which are industrial accounts. Northern Lights' patrons are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 13.77% below the average US rate of 13.45 cents. Northern Lights had total sales and disposition of 347,634 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 94.19% were from sales to end users. The megawatt hours sourced by the supplier came from a mix of electricity production from power facilities owned by Northern Lights and supplementary megawatt hours that they acquired via wholesale channels. They generated 20,184 megawatt hours and purchased 327,450 on the wholesale market. In 2020, the company made 99.62% of their revenue from retail electricity sales. Their total revenue from electricity related activities was $36,151,000.

About Northern Lights

Customers of the supplier pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $114.97. This is 4.38% lower than the US average of $120.24. The provider currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it to end consumers.

Energy Loss

Northern Lights currently suffers from the loss of around 5.42% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost results in them receiving a rank of 1008th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Northern Lights Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.114/kWh$118.85/mo.$114.97/mo.
1404th11.60¢Northern Lights's Average residential price per kWh
1858th$114.97Average monthly electric bill for Northern Lights's 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 provider of the year for Washington, Major Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy provider of the year for Idaho, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Montana, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Northern Lights's energy loss due to business operations.

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1008 National Rank

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Northern Lights State Coverage

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Northern Lights County Coverage

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Bonner County45,739210.95$108.79/mo
Boundary County12,245111.42$116.99/mo
Kootenai County165,69739.96$104.24/mo
Lincoln County19,980410.44$114.87/mo
Sanders County12,113510.65$97.42/mo
Shoshone County12,882410.42$101.36/mo

Cities Northern Lights Has Coverage

  • Bonners Ferry, ID
  • Clark Fork, ID
  • Dover, ID
  • East Hope, ID
  • Hope, ID
  • Kootenai, ID
  • Moyie Springs, ID
  • Oldtown, ID
  • Ponderay, ID
  • Priest River, ID
  • Sandpoint, ID
  • Spirit Lake, ID
  • Thompson Falls, MT
  • Troy, MT

* 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 bill for Northern Lights customers each month?

Northern Lights currently has an average monthly electric bill of $114.97, compared to the United States average of $120.24.

What is the phone number for Northern Lights?

Northern Lights's customer service phone number is (208) 263-5141

Who is the CEO of Northern Lights?

Annie Terracciano is the CEO of Northern Lights.

What cities does Northern Lights supply electricity in?

Northern Lights supplies in 14 cities.

What is the average electricity rate for Northern Lights customers?

Northern Lightss current average electricity rate is 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average United States rate of 13.45 cents.

How many states does Northern Lights have customers in in?

There are 3 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Northern Lights.

When will Northern Lights power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Northern Lights's customers is 544.47 minutes.

How many counties does Northern Lights sell electricity in?

Northern Lights provides electricity to customers in 6 counties throughout the US including, Washington, Idaho, and Montana.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25