Northern Plains Electric Cooperative

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative. The largest city served by the company is Jamestown, but the company also supplies electricity to 48 cities in North Dakota. On average, Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's residential electricity rate is 10.86 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 1.93% higher than North Dakota's average price of 10.66 cents, which ranks the supplier 19th out of 69 suppliers in the state for best average electricity price. They had sales of 443,156 megawatt hours in 2019 by way of retail sales and 6,897 megawatt hours via the wholesale market. The electricity sourced by the company primarily came from megawatt hours that they procured by way of wholesale channels. They purchased 473,892 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. In 2019, the supplier made 98.32% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users and 1.04% from sales on the wholesale electricity market.

About Northern Plains Electric Cooperative

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Northern Plains Electric Cooperative is $185.75 per month, while the state average is $111.43. The generation of megawatt hours sold by Northern Plains Electric Cooperative emits 182,191,040.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which makes them the 14th worst polluting electricity company out of the 69 we track in the state. The generation of electricity recently sold by the company had CO2 emissions that were 6.51% below the levels from the last year.

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative does not offer net metering options to their customers. Net metering would make it cheaper for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess wattage back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is always a reality when working with electricity transmission. Northern Plains Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of about 4.81% of the aggregate electricity they produce. Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's energy loss levels leave them with a rank of 10th worst out of the 69 providers that operate in North Dakota and report energy loss and 1328th worst out of 3511 in the US.

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.085/kWh$267.82/mo.$125.60/mo.
1029th10.86¢Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
3075th$185.75Average monthly electric bill for Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:609 4th Avenue
    Cando, North Dakota 58324
    United States of America
  • CEO:Seth Syverson

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Quick Facts About Northern Plains Electric Cooperative

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Northern Plains Electric Cooperative does not produce any of their own electricity and instead purchases directly from other providers at wholesale prices to be resold to their end users.

Energy provider of the year for North Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
North Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

22,812MWh

1328 National Rank

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Northern Plains Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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North Dakota11,71640,473,00014100%

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Benson County6,832510.34$146.07/mo
Eddy County2,287510.48$145.74/mo
Foster County3,210510.22$146.34/mo
Griggs County2,231510.94$144.71/mo
Kidder County2,480610.57$119.26/mo
Pierce County3,975510.18$145.94/mo
Ramsey County11,519510.86$142.77/mo
Rolette County14,176410.04$142.95/mo
Sheridan County1,315510.22$122.33/mo
Stutsman County20,704510.25$146.96/mo

Cities Northern Plains Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Balta, ND
  • Bisbee, ND
  • Bowdon, ND
  • Brinsmade, ND
  • Buchanan, ND
  • Cando, ND
  • Carrington, ND
  • Cathay, ND
  • Cleveland, ND
  • Courtenay, ND
  • Egeland, ND
  • Esmond, ND
  • Fessenden, ND
  • Glenfield, ND
  • Goodrich, ND
  • Grace City, ND
  • Hamberg, ND
  • Hansboro, ND
  • Harvey, ND
  • Hurdsfield, ND
  • Jamestown, ND
  • Kensal, ND
  • Knox, ND
  • Leeds, ND
  • Maddock, ND
  • Martin, ND
  • McHenry, ND
  • Medina, ND
  • Minnewaukan, ND
  • Mylo, ND
  • New Rockford, ND
  • Oberon, ND
  • Perth, ND
  • Pettibone, ND
  • Pingree, ND
  • Robinson, ND
  • Rocklake, ND
  • Rolla, ND
  • Rugby, ND
  • Sarles, ND
  • Sheyenne, ND
  • Spiritwood Lake, ND
  • St. John, ND
  • Sykeston, ND
  • Tuttle, ND
  • Wolford, ND
  • Woodworth, ND
  • York, ND

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

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Northern Plains Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Northern Plains Electric Cooperative?

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative’s CEO is Seth Syverson.

How many counties does Northern Plains Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to customers in 12 countiesUS.

How much is the average bill for Northern Plains Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Customers of Northern Plains Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bill of $185.75.

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

Customers of Northern Plains Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity rate 10.86 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Northern Plains Electric Cooperative?

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 882-2500

What cities does Northern Plains Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 48 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25