Ouachita Electric Cooperative

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Ouachita Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Ouachita Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.128/kWh$129.17/mo.$116.10/mo.
1808th12.77¢Ouachita Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1747th$117.84Average monthly electricity bill for Ouachita Electric Cooperative's residential customers

About Ouachita Electric Cooperative

Ouachita Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 5 counties in the state including counties like Ouachita County, Bradley County, Nevada County, Dallas County, and Calhoun County. The company is an electric cooperative. There are 9,408 customer accounts receiving electricity from the supplier. These customer accounts are made up of 0.19% industrial customers, 8.96% commercial properties and 90.85% residential customers. Customers of Ouachita Electric Cooperative spend, on average, 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which is, fortunately, 6.57% below the average national rate of 13.67 cents. In 2020 the company sold 212,914 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales) and 1,378 megawatt hours to other companies via the wholesale market. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced and 224,028 megawatt hours were acquired via wholesale channels. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $23,808,000, with 99.20% coming from retail sales and 0.39% from wholesale sales.

The state average monthly residential electric bill is $117.43, while the Ouachita Electric Cooperative average is 0.34% more at $117.84 per month. Ouachita Electric Cooperative is the 29th ranked provider in the state for average monthly bill amount. The provider currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it to end users.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Electricity companies must report these losses. Ouachita Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of around 4.35% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of loss gives them a ranking of 742nd best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the US.

Ouachita Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:700 Bradley Ferry Road
    Camden, Arkansas 71711
    United States of America
  • CEO:Robby Stinnett

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Energy Loss

Ouachita Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.35%

Total Energy Loss

9,736MWh

742 National Rank

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Ouachita Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Arkansas9,40823,618,00025100%

Ouachita Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bradley County10,545411.43$118.77/mo
Calhoun County4,739211.92$119.11/mo
Dallas County6,482411.54$119.28/mo
Nevada County8,310511.55$114.06/mo
Ouachita County22,650311.86$119.15/mo

Cities Ouachita Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Banks, AR
  • Bearden, AR
  • Camden, AR
  • East Camden, AR
  • Hampton, AR
  • Harrell, AR
  • Tinsman, AR

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

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Ouachita Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

Consumers of Ouachita Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $117.84.

Who is the CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative?

Robby Stinnett is the current CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative.

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

Ouachita Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Arkansas bundled rate of 11.05 cents and the average United States rate of 13.67 cents.

What is the phone number for Ouachita Electric Cooperative?

The Ouachita Electric Cooperative phone number is (877) 252-4538.

What cities does Ouachita Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Ouachita Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 7 cities in the nation including Arkansas.

How many counties does Ouachita Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Ouachita Electric Cooperative provides electricity to customers in 5 counties throughout the United States including Arkansas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01