Prairie Land Electric Cooperative

About Prairie Land Electric Cooperative

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative serves electricity to 91 cities in Kansas including cities such as Concordia, Clay Center, Beloit, Norton, and Phillipsburg. The entity is an electricity cooperative. The supplier last disclosed a total of 13,446 residential customers, 8,807 commercial accounts and 2,333 industrial customer accounts, which makes up the whole of their customer base. On average, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative charges their patrons a residential electricity price of 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.67% lower than the US average rate of 13.40 cents. They had sales of 490,121 megawatt hours in 2020 by way of retail sales and 114,123 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. Prairie Land Electric Cooperative earned $63,268,500 in 2020. $7,276,200 of which came from electricity sales on the wholesale market and $54,120,300 of which came from sales to retail electricity customers.

The state average monthly residential power bill is $115.23, while the Prairie Land Electric Cooperative average is 10.38% lower at $102.88 per month. This is the 80th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in Kansas. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates and then resell to their customers.

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Fortunately, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative offers net metering options to their customers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative currently loses around 5.25% of the electricity that they generate. The state of Kansas has an energy loss average of 2.99% and the national average is 2.76%, resulting in Prairie Land Electric Cooperative receiving a rank of 13th best out of 141 companies reporting energy loss in Kansas.

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.122/kWh$109.40/mo.$96.54/mo.
1742nd12.51¢Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1223rd$102.88Average monthly electric bill for Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:14935 US Highway 36
    Norton, Kansas 67654
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kirk Girard

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Energy provider of the year for Kansas, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
Kansas, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.25%

Total Energy Loss

33,471MWh

965 National Rank

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Prairie Land Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Kansas24,58654,120,3008100%

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cheyenne County2,657312.91$94.71/mo
Clay County8,002414.88$128.18/mo
Cloud County8,786615.10$125.82/mo
Decatur County2,827313.43$95.88/mo
Graham County2,482412.99$99.89/mo
Jewell County2,879214.82$111.11/mo
Mitchell County5,979413.56$93.74/mo
Norton County5,361313.00$96.16/mo
Osborne County3,421514.65$109.91/mo
Phillips County5,234313.99$111.00/mo

Cities Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Agenda, KS
  • Agra, KS
  • Almena, KS
  • Alton, KS
  • Athol, KS
  • Atwood, KS
  • Aurora, KS
  • Barnes, KS
  • Belleville, KS
  • Beloit, KS
  • Bird City, KS
  • Bogue, KS
  • Burr Oak, KS
  • Byron, NE
  • Cawker City, KS
  • Cedar, KS
  • Clay Center, KS
  • Clayton, KS
  • Clifton, KS
  • Clyde, KS
  • Concordia, KS
  • Courtland, KS
  • Cuba, KS
  • Damar, KS
  • Downs, KS
  • Dresden, KS
  • Edmond, KS
  • Esbon, KS
  • Formoso, KS
  • Gaylord, KS
  • Glade, KS
  • Glasco, KS
  • Glen Elder, KS
  • Green, KS
  • Greenleaf, KS
  • Haddam, KS
  • Hanover, KS
  • Herndon, KS
  • Hill City, KS
  • Hollenberg, KS
  • Hoxie, KS
  • Hunter, KS
  • Jamestown, KS
  • Jennings, KS
  • Jewell, KS
  • Kensington, KS
  • Kirwin, KS
  • Lebanon, KS
  • Lenora, KS
  • Linn, KS
  • Logan, KS
  • Long Island, KS
  • Longford, KS
  • Mahaska, KS
  • Mankato, KS
  • McDonald, KS
  • Miltonvale, KS
  • Morganville, KS
  • Morland, KS
  • Morrowville, KS
  • Munden, KS
  • Narka, KS
  • Natoma, KS
  • Norcatur, KS
  • Norton, KS
  • Oak Hill, KS
  • Oberlin, KS
  • Osborne, KS
  • Palco, KS
  • Palmer, KS
  • Phillipsburg, KS
  • Plainville, KS
  • Portis, KS
  • Prairie View, KS
  • Randall, KS
  • Republic, KS
  • Scandia, KS
  • Scottsville, KS
  • Selden, KS
  • Simpson, KS
  • Smith Center, KS
  • Speed, KS
  • St. Francis, KS
  • Stockton, KS
  • Tipton, KS
  • Vining, KS
  • Wakefield, KS
  • Washington, KS
  • Webber, KS
  • Woodston, KS
  • Zurich, KS

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

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Prairie Land Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

Consumers of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

Consumers of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $102.88.

Who is the CEO of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative?

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative’s CEO is Kirk Girard.

What is the phone number for Prairie Land Electric Cooperative?

The Prairie Land Electric Cooperative phone number is (785) 877-3323.

How many counties does Prairie Land Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

There are 17 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Prairie Land Electric Cooperative including, Kansas.

What cities does Prairie Land Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative has customers in 91 cities.

When will Prairie Land Electric Cooperative power be restored?

Average outage times for Prairie Land Electric Cooperative are approximately 139.58 minutes per outage.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-06