Poudre Valley REA

About Poudre Valley REA

Poudre Valley REA is an electricity cooperative headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado and supplying electricity to customers in Colorado. On recent government reports, the company had a total of 47,233 electricity customers. This total is made up of 714 industrial customer accounts, 4,586 commercial accounts and 41,933 residential accounts. Poudre Valley REA's customers are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.31% less than the average Colorado rate of 12.69 cents and 9.41% below the US average of 13.26. The company had sales of 1,344,270 megawatt hours in 2020 by way of retail sales. The electricity sourced by the supplier primarily came from megawatt hours that they purchased on the wholesale market. They purchased 1,381,651 wholesale megawatt hours. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $134,911,800, with 99.32% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of Poudre Valley REA is $115.79 per month. Consumers of the provider have a 19.22% markup compared to the rest of the state. Based on megawatt hours produced, Poudre Valley REA is the 45th largest electricity company out of 105 suppliers in Colorado. Poudre Valley REA produces 3,223 megawatt hours from their production plants, ranking them as the 45th largest generator of electricity out of 55 electricity suppliers in the state. The supplier generates 100.00% of their total generation, which is 3,223 megawatt hours, from renewable fuel sources.

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 2.71% of the total electricity they transmit. Poudre Valley REA's energy loss amounts leave them with a ranking of 8th best out of the 55 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 309th best out of 3510 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.
1523rd12.02¢Poudre Valley REA's Average residential price per kWh
1733rd$115.79Average 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

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

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Energy provider of the year for National, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Energy provider of the year for Colorado, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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

-2.71%

Total Energy Loss

37,381MWh

309 National Rank

Poudre Valley REA Energy Makeup

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Poudre Valley REA State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Colorado47,233136,736,8968100%

Poudre Valley REA County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Boulder County326,196611.93$92.89/mo
Larimer County356,899612.24$104.49/mo
Weld County324,492713.19$119.22/mo

Power Plants Owned by Poudre Valley REA

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Coyote Ridge Community SolarPoudre Valley REA (100.00%)
Larimer County CO Solar 3,223

Poudre Valley REA Fuel Makeup

SOLAR
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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 bundled bill for Poudre Valley REA customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Poudre Valley REA is $115.79. The Colorado average bundled bill is $93.12 and the national average is $93.12.

How many counties does Poudre Valley REA have customers in in?

Poudre Valley REA supplies electricity in 3 counties throughout the country.

What is the phone number for Poudre Valley REA?

The Poudre Valley REA phone number is (800) 432-1012.

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

Poudre Valley REAs current average bundled electricity rate is 12.02 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Colorado bundled rate of 12.69 cents and the average national rate of 13.26 cents.

What percentage of Poudre Valley REA’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Power plants owned by or associated with Poudre Valley REA generate 0% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What cities does Poudre Valley REA offer service to?

Poudre Valley REA provides electricity in 25 cities in the country including, Colorado.

Who is the CEO of Poudre Valley REA?

Poudre Valley REA’s CEO is Jeff Wadsworth.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-06