People's Electric Cooperative

About People's Electric Cooperative

People's Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative with headquarters in Ada, Oklahoma and providing power to customers in 36 cities in Oklahoma such as the cities of Ada, Purcell, Pauls Valley, Sulphur, and Tishomingo. There are a total of 22,032 customer accounts who are receiving service from the supplier. These customer accounts are made up of 63.90% residential accounts, 35.97% commercial properties and 0.13% industrial customers. People's Electric Cooperative's patrons are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.92% above the average Oklahoma rate of 11.62 cents. The company sold 267,767 megawatt hours in 2020 from wholesale channels. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 218,982 of them were produced by power plants owned by the supplier and 784,697 megawatt hours were procured via the wholesale electricity market. The total revenue for the company for 2020 from electricity sales was $77,910,300, with $65,303,300 coming from retail sales to end users and $11,601,000 from wholesale electricity sales.

The average residential electricity bill for a customer of People's Electric Cooperative is $166.35 per month. Consumers of the provider pay 41.05% more compared to other citizens of the US. The supplier currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers. Customers of the supplier are faced with 1.65 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 215.34 minutes.

People's Electric Cooperative Net Metering

People's Electric Cooperative is one of 20 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their consumers. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused kilowatt hours back to their provider, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible .

Energy Loss

People's Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of around 2.04% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost results in them receiving a rank of 196th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

People's Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

People's Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.105/kWh$166.35/mo.$149.41/mo.
1557th12.08¢People's Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2796th$166.35Average monthly electric bill for People's Electric Cooperative's residential customers

People's Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1600 North Country Club Road
    Ada, Oklahoma 74820
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kevin Wood

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People's Electric Cooperative Service

Energy provider of the year for Oklahoma, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Oklahoma, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for Oklahoma, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
Oklahoma, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for Oklahoma, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
Oklahoma, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


196 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of People's Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

215.34 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.65 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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People's Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

People's Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Atoka County13,758410.67$122.63/mo
Carter County48,111511.92$129.58/mo
Coal County5,495311.14$134.93/mo
Garvin County27,711312.34$139.59/mo
Hughes County13,279410.74$127.06/mo
Johnston County11,085511.44$130.92/mo
McClain County40,474511.26$128.02/mo
Murray County14,073412.39$144.59/mo
Pittsburg County43,654610.74$116.75/mo
Pontotoc County38,284311.66$136.36/mo

Cities People's Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Ada, OK
  • Allen, OK
  • Ashland, OK
  • Atoka, OK
  • Atwood, OK
  • Bromide, OK
  • Byars, OK
  • Byng, OK
  • Calvin, OK
  • Centrahoma, OK
  • Coalgate, OK
  • Davis, OK
  • Fitzhugh, OK
  • Francis, OK
  • Gerty, OK
  • Hickory, OK
  • Kiowa, OK
  • Lamar, OK
  • Lehigh, OK
  • Mill Creek, OK
  • Pauls Valley, OK
  • Phillips, OK
  • Pittsburg, OK
  • Purcell, OK
  • Ravia, OK
  • Roff, OK
  • Rosedale, OK
  • Spaulding, OK
  • Stonewall, OK
  • Stratford, OK
  • Stringtown, OK
  • Stuart, OK
  • Sulphur, OK
  • Tishomingo, OK
  • Tupelo, OK
  • Wayne, OK

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

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People's Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for People's Electric Cooperative customers each month?

People's Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $166.35, compared to the Oklahoma average of $125.77 and the US of $125.77 for bundled service.

How many counties does People's Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

People's Electric Cooperative supplies electricity in 10 counties in the US including, Oklahoma.

What cities does People's Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

People's Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 36 cities throughout the country including, Oklahoma.

When will People's Electric Cooperative power be restored?

People's Electric Cooperative's outages last, on average, roughly 215.343 minutes per outage.

What is the phone number for People's Electric Cooperative?

The People's Electric Cooperative phone number is (580) 332-3031.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for People's Electric Cooperative customers?

Customers of People's Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.08 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of People's Electric Cooperative?

People's Electric Cooperative’s CEO is Kevin Wood.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-05