Poudre Valley REA

Poudre Valley REA serves 3 counties and is classified as an electric cooperative. A total of 46,831 customers (88.71% residential properties, 9.76% commercial accounts and 1.52% industrial accounts) receive electricity from the company. Poudre Valley REA's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.48% below the state's average price of 12.61 cents. In 2019 they had sales to end users totaling 1,323,824 megawatt hours. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 1,365,619 megawatt hours acquired by the company. In 2019, they made a total of $133,803,800 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 98.74% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

About Poudre Valley REA

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of Poudre Valley REA is $115.56 per month. Consumers of the provider have a 19.53% markup compared to the rest of the state. The generation of megawatt hours sold by Poudre Valley REA is responsible for emission amounts of roughly 588,503,152.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which makes them the 418th worst polluting electricity company out of the 3511 in the country. Electricity generation facilities associated with Poudre Valley REA produce a total of 3,223 megawatt hours, which is the 44th highest in Colorado out of 3511 providers. Based on megawatt hours produced, Poudre Valley REA is the 604th largest out of 3511 suppliers in the country.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Poudre Valley REA’s electricity sales efforts result in CO2 pollution totaling 588,503,152.68 kilograms, which is the 418th most of any provider in the US. More telling of the provider's pollution reality, is the CO2 emission amount per megawatt hour sold. That amount stands at 434.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 75th worst company in Colorado and 2964th worst nationally for CO2 pollution per megawatt hour sold. In Poudre Valley REA's power plant, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation, with a total of 3,223 megawatt hours being produced from the Solar. There is only a single power plant linked to Poudre Valley REA in some capacity, which means they have the 1024th highest number of facilities linked to an electricity supplier out of the 3511 suppliers operating in the United States that we track.

Poudre Valley REA Net Metering

Thankfully, Poudre Valley REA offers net metering choices to 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 extra electricity back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

All providers who generate electricity have some amount of energy loss from heat depletion or alternative factors. Poudre Valley REA is no different, as they have a yearly loss of about 3.06% of the total electricity they transmit. Poudre Valley REA's energy loss amounts leave them with a ranking of 34th worst out of the 127 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 2076th worst out of 3511 in the nation.

Poudre Valley REA Rate & Electric Bills

Poudre Valley REA residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.112/kWh$138.92/mo.$94.58/mo.
1689th12.04¢Poudre Valley REA's Average residential price per kWh
1801st$115.56Average monthly electric bill for Poudre Valley REA's residential customers

Poudre Valley REA Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:7649 REA Parkway
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80528
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jeff Wadsworth

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Quick Facts About Poudre Valley REA

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Poudre Valley REA produces 3,223 megawatt hours (or 100.00% of their total generation) from the use of sustainable fuels in their production plants.

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Throughout the most recent year, the production efforts for the electricity sold by Poudre Valley REA had a 415,884.68 kilogram drop in CO2 pollution.

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Poudre Valley REA generates 3,223 megawatt hours of electricity (or 100.00% of their total production) from solar energy.

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Energy Loss

Poudre Valley REA's energy loss due to business operations.

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Poudre Valley REA State Coverage

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Poudre Valley REA County Coverage

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Boulder County326,196611.85$92.26/mo
Larimer County356,899612.15$104.55/mo
Weld County324,492713.19$118.15/mo

Power Plants Owned by Poudre Valley REA

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Poudre Valley REA Fuel Makeup

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Cities Poudre Valley REA Has Coverage

  • Ault, CO
  • Berthoud, CO
  • Boulder, CO
  • Eaton, CO
  • Estes Park, CO
  • Evans, CO
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Garden City, CO
  • Greeley, CO
  • Jamestown, CO
  • Johnstown, CO
  • Kersey, CO
  • La Salle, CO
  • Longmont, CO
  • Loveland, CO
  • Lyons, CO
  • Mead, CO
  • Milliken, CO
  • Nunn, CO
  • Pierce, CO
  • Severance, CO
  • Timnath, CO
  • Ward, CO
  • Wellington, CO
  • Windsor, CO

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

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Poudre Valley REA FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Poudre Valley REA?

There is one power plant associated with or owned by Poudre Valley REA.

What percentage of Poudre Valley REA’s electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Poudre Valley REA generates 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What is the average bill for Poudre Valley REA customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of providerInfo.name is $115.56. The state average bill is $92.10 and the nationwide average is $92.10.

What is the phone number for Poudre Valley REA?

You can reach Poudre Valley REA by phone via 1-800-432-1012.

What cities does Poudre Valley REA supply electricity in?

Poudre Valley REA provides electricity to 25 cities.

What is the average electricity rate for Poudre Valley REA customers?

Poudre Valley REAs current average electricity rate is 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Colorado rate of 12.61 cents and the average national rate of 13.33 cents.

What percentage of Poudre Valley REA’s electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Poudre Valley REA produces 0% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

How many counties does Poudre Valley REA offer service to?

Poudre Valley REA sells electricity to customers in 3 countiesUS in the country including, Colorado.

Who is the CEO of Poudre Valley REA?

The CEO of Poudre Valley REA is Jeff Wadsworth.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25