Peru Electric: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Peru Electric

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About Peru Electric

Peru Electric supplies electricity in Peru, Illinois. The supplier recently disclosed a total of 8 industrial customers, 1,165 commercial customers and 4,728 residential customers, which makes up the entirety of their customers. Customers of Peru Electric pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.72 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Illinois and the US average rates of 15.95 and 15.61 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. A total of 248,195 megawatt hours were sold through retail sales in 2022 by the supplier. The electricity they sourced was made up of megawatt hours generated by the company in electricity plants they own and megawatt hours that they purchased on the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 195,125 wholesale megawatt hours. Their total revenue for 2022 from electricity related activities was $26,629,000, with $26,384,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $103.69, while the Peru Electric average is 19.42% less at $77.82 per month. This is the 6th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. Peru Electric is the 1072nd largest electricity company out of 3510 electricity companies in the US based on total megawatt hours sold. Peru Electric is ranked as the 426th highest total electricity producer in the country out of 3510 providers. Electricity generation from sustainable fuel sources by the supplier totals 33,382 megawatt hours, ranking the provider 243rd in the nation out of the 3510 we track.

Peru Electric Net Metering

Peru Electric offers net metering choices to consumers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity production business. Electricity providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Peru Electric reported a yearly loss of roughly 4.39% of the electricity that they produce. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 13th best out of 113 providers who report energy loss in Illinois and 724th best out of 3510 in the US.

Peru Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Peru Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.111/kWh$83.19/mo.$71.74/mo.
889th11.72¢Peru Electric's Average residential price per kWh
244th$77.82Average monthly electricity bill for Peru Electric's residential customers

Peru Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:4005 Plank Road
    Peru, Illinois 61354
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Jeff King

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Quick Facts About Peru Electric

Peru Electric is the 554th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the country out of 3510 providers.

Peru Electric generates 33,382 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Peru Electric 1st out of 113 electric providers in Illinois.

Energy Loss

Peru Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


724 National Rank

Peru Electric Energy Makeup

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Peru Electric State Coverage

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

Peru Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
LaSalle County108,0785417.62$116.90/mo

Power Plants Owned by Peru Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Peru IL Conventional Hydroelectric 33,581165,336.084.92

Peru Electric Fuel Makeup

Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Distillate Fuel Oil
Jet Fuel

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Peru Electric FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Peru Electric?

The CEO of Peru Electric is Jeff King.

What percentage of Peru Electric's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Peru Electric generates 0.59% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Peru Electric customers?

Peru Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 11.72 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Illinois bundled rate of 15.95 cents and the average national rate of 15.61 cents.

What is the average bundled bill for Peru Electric customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Peru Electric is $77.82. The Illinois average bundled bill is $103.69 and the national average is $103.69.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Peru Electric?

Peru Electric owns or is associated with one power plant.

What is the phone number for Peru Electric?

You can reach Peru Electric by phone via (815) 223-0044.

What percentage of Peru Electric's electricity is generated from renewable fuels?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Peru Electric produce 99.41% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

King Manalo
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-16