Northern Plains Electric Cooperative

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About Northern Plains Electric Cooperative

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative providing electricity in 48 cities throughout North Dakota including Jamestown, Rugby, Carrington, Harvey, and Belcourt CDP. Recently filed reports by the company showed a customer base of 11,801 customer accounts, 174 of which are industrial properties, 1,427 are commercial customers and 10,200 are residential customers. On average, Northern Plains Electric Cooperative charges their consumers a residential electricity rate of 10.93 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for their customers, this rate is less than both the state and the nationwide average rates of 11.11 and 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. A total of 440,879 megawatt hours were sold to retail customers in 2020 by the supplier. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced by the company and 466,720 megawatt hours were purchased by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier earned $42,362,000 from retail electricity sales to end users and a total of $385,000 from sales on the wholesale electricity market. Their total revenue from electricity activities was $42,983,000.

The North Dakota average monthly residential electric bill is $109.59, while the Northern Plains Electric Cooperative average is 64.11% higher at $190.34 per month. Northern Plains Electric Cooperative ranks 32nd in the state for average monthly bill amount. The provider currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end users.

Energy Loss

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of around 4.15% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production industry and companies are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. The state of North Dakota has an energy loss average of 2.13% and the US average is 2.76%, giving Northern Plains Electric Cooperative a rank of 9th best out of 33 companies reporting energy loss in the state.

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 September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.085/kWh$273.90/mo.$123.76/mo.
886th10.93¢Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2884th$190.34Average monthly electricity 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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Energy Loss

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

-4.15%

Total Energy Loss

19,392MWh

681 National Rank

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Northern Plains Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Dakota11,80139,597,00012100%

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benson County5,964410.50$154.76/mo
Eddy County2,347410.57$152.21/mo
Foster County3,397310.31$153.62/mo
Griggs County2,306411.07$150.22/mo
Kidder County2,394510.76$125.47/mo
Pierce County3,990510.28$152.69/mo
Ramsey County11,605410.97$146.99/mo
Rolette County12,187410.13$151.55/mo
Sheridan County1,265510.37$128.71/mo
Stutsman County21,593410.34$153.53/mo

Cities Northern Plains 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 Plains Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the phone number for Northern Plains Electric Cooperative?

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

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

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 10.93 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 11.11 cents and the average United States rate of 14.11 cents.

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

Consumers of Northern Plains Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $190.34.

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?

There are 12 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Northern Plains Electric Cooperative.

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

Northern Plains Electric Cooperative supplies to 48 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01