Northwestern Rural

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About Northwestern Rural

Northwestern Rural operates in 19 cities and is considered an electricity cooperative. There are 1,454 commercial customers and 1 industrial customer accounts who are served by the provider. The average residential electricity rate for Northwestern Rural is around 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the company ranking 24th out of 67 providers in the state and 2004th out of 2906 in the country. The supplier had total sales and disposition of 266,261 megawatt hours in 2021, of which 248,912 megawatt hours were from sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they acquired on the wholesale market. This category makes up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company. In 2021, the supplier made a total of $36,253,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 89.81% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

Consumers of the supplier pay an average residential electricity bill of $115.94. This is 12.06% less than the United States average of $131.84. The provider currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates from other suppliers and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers.

Northwestern Rural Net Metering

Northwestern Rural gives consumers the ability to take advantage of net metering. This is a positive for any customer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess wattage back to their electricity provider.

Energy Loss

Northwestern Rural currently loses approximately 6.52% of the electricity that they produce. The state of Pennsylvania has an energy loss average of 4.21% and the countrywide average is 2.45%, resulting in Northwestern Rural receiving a rank of 25th best out of 116 suppliers reporting energy loss in Pennsylvania.

Northwestern Rural Rate & Electric Bills

Northwestern Rural residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.134/kWh$125.35/mo.$115.94/mo.
2004th13.56¢Northwestern Rural's Average residential price per kWh
1534th$115.94Average monthly electricity bill for Northwestern Rural's residential customers

Northwestern Rural Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:22534 State Highway 86
    Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania 16403
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kathy Cooper-Winters

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Energy Loss

Northwestern Rural's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1240 National Rank

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Northwestern Rural State Coverage

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

Northwestern Rural County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Crawford County84,4955818.14$144.66/mo
Erie County271,9035818.45$145.43/mo
Venango County50,8105918.45$145.11/mo
Warren County38,7915818.53$144.22/mo

Cities Northwestern Rural Has Coverage

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

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Northwestern Rural FAQ:

How many counties does Northwestern Rural sell electricity to?

Northwestern Rural supplies electricity in 4 counties.

What is the phone number for Northwestern Rural?

Northwestern Rural's customer service phone number is (800) 352-0014

What is the average bundled bill for Northwestern Rural customers each month?

Consumers of Northwestern Rural pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $115.94.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Northwestern Rural customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of Northwestern Rural is 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Northwestern Rural offer service in?

Northwestern Rural serves electricity in 19 cities throughout the US including Pennsylvania.

Who is the CEO of Northwestern Rural?

Northwestern Rural's CEO is Kathy Cooper-Winters.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01