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Oregon Trail Electric Coop

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About Oregon Trail Electric Coop

Oregon Trail Electric Coop provides electricity for 4 counties in Oregon. The entity is an electric cooperative. The company last reported a total of 30,829 customers. Exactly 1,145 of them are industrial properties, 4,422 are commercial customers and 25,262 are residential accounts. Oregon Trail Electric Coop's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.49% less than the average state rate of 13.33 cents. They sold 687,693 megawatt hours in 2022 via retail accounts. During the same timeframe, Oregon Trail Electric Coop produced 43 megawatt hours in power plants owned by the provider and purchased 719,254 megawatt hours via the wholesale market. In 2022, the company earned 98.44% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $135.39, while the Oregon Trail Electric Coop average is 14.10% below at $116.3 per month. This is the 1324th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the nation. The power grid operated by the company has an average of 1.34 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting on average 124.06 minutes. The national average for other companies is 1.27 outages per consumer and approximately 137.24 minutes an outage. The company does not have ownership in any electricity facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other suppliers.

Oregon Trail Electric Coop Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Oregon Trail Electric Coop and any citizens who receive their electricity from the company. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra electricity back to their provider.

Energy Loss

All electricity providers who generate electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative factors. Oregon Trail Electric Coop is no different, as they have a yearly loss of roughly 4.23% of the electricity they produce. The state average for energy loss is 2.01% and the nationwide average is 2.87%. This gives Oregon Trail Electric Coop a ranking of 13th best out of 40 companies in the state and 677th best out of 3517 suppliers in the US.

Oregon Trail Electric Coop Rate & Electric Bills

Oregon Trail Electric Coop residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.090/kWh$163.84/mo.$72.85/mo.
706th11.67¢Oregon Trail Electric Coop's Average residential price per kWh
1324th$116.3Average monthly electricity bill for Oregon Trail Electric Coop's residential customers

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Oregon Trail Electric Coop Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:4005 23rd Street
    Baker City, Oregon 97850
    United States of America

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Energy provider of the year for Oregon, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
Oregon, Major Provider Category
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Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy Loss

Oregon Trail Electric Coop's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.23%

Total Energy Loss

30,435MWh

677 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Oregon Trail Electric Coop's Power Outages

124.06 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

1.34 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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Oregon Trail Electric Coop Coverage Map

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Oregon Trail Electric Coop State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Oregon30,82963,028,292.2611100%

Oregon Trail Electric Coop County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Baker County16,539211.58$122.34/mo
Grant County7,225312.14$118.97/mo
Harney County7,454310.79$101.79/mo
Union County26,255211.65$116.80/mo

Cities Oregon Trail Electric Coop Has Coverage

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

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Oregon Trail Electric Coop FAQ:

What is the phone number for Oregon Trail Electric Coop?

Oregon Trail Electric Coop's customer service phone number is (541) 523-3616

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Oregon Trail Electric Coop customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Oregon Trail Electric Coop is 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Oregon Trail Electric Coop offer service in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Oregon Trail Electric Coop.

When will Oregon Trail Electric Coop power be restored?

Oregon Trail Electric Coop's outages last, on average, approximately 124.06 minutes per each outage.

What cities does Oregon Trail Electric Coop provider electricity to?

Oregon Trail Electric Coop has customers in 22 cities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Oregon Trail Electric Coop customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Oregon Trail Electric Coop is $116.30. The Oregon average bundled bill is $120.37 and the US average is $120.37.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-05-12