Prairie Land Electric Cooperative

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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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.122/kWh$109.40/mo.$96.54/mo.
1692nd12.51¢Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1162nd$102.88Average monthly electricity bill for Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's residential customers

About Prairie Land Electric Cooperative

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative serves 59 cities in Kansas such as the cities of Concordia, Norton, Phillipsburg, Belleville, and Oberlin. The entity is an electricity cooperative. There are a total of 24,586 customers who are served by the company. These customer accounts are made up of 13,446 residential properties, 8,807 commercial customers and 2,333 industrial accounts. Prairie Land Electric Cooperative charges their customers a residential electricity price of 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 3.15% below the state's average price of 12.91 cents. This makes the provider 49th lowest for average electricity price out of 144 suppliers in the state. They had sales of 490,121 megawatt hours in 2020 through retail sales. During the same timeframe, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative obtained 637,719 megawatt hours by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, the company made a total of $63,268,500 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 85.54% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users and 11.50% from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative is $102.88, while the Kansas average is $113.23. The provider does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other companies.

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Net metering is available to customers of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it allows citizens to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative reported a yearly loss of around 5.25% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production business and suppliers are required to report these losses. This percentage of loss gives them a ranking of 964th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the nation and 13th best out of 141 in Kansas.

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 Loss

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

-5.25%

Total Energy Loss

33,471MWh

964 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
Kansas24,58654,120,3009100%

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cheyenne County2,616312.51$103.04/mo
Cloud County9,032616.20$121.25/mo
Decatur County2,764312.57$102.50/mo
Dundy County1,65439.90$130.40/mo
Graham County2,415412.56$104.99/mo
Jewell County2,932216.70$117.82/mo
Mitchell County5,796516.65$117.47/mo
Norton County5,459312.50$103.28/mo
Osborne County3,500416.70$117.97/mo
Phillips County4,981112.51$102.88/mo

Cities Prairie Land Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Agenda, KS
  • Agra, KS
  • Almena, KS
  • Athol, KS
  • Atwood, KS
  • Belleville, KS
  • Bird City, KS
  • Bogue, KS
  • Burr Oak, KS
  • Cawker City, KS
  • Cedar, KS
  • Clayton, KS
  • Clifton, KS
  • Clyde, KS
  • Concordia, KS
  • Courtland, KS
  • Cuba, KS
  • Damar, KS
  • Downs, KS
  • Dresden, KS
  • Formoso, KS
  • Gaylord, KS
  • Glade, KS
  • Glen Elder, KS
  • Haddam, KS
  • Haigler, NE
  • Hill City, KS
  • Hunter, KS
  • Jamestown, KS
  • Jennings, KS
  • Jewell, KS
  • Kensington, KS
  • Kirwin, KS
  • Logan, KS
  • Long Island, KS
  • Mahaska, KS
  • Mankato, KS
  • Morrowville, KS
  • Munden, KS
  • Narka, KS
  • Norcatur, KS
  • Norton, KS
  • Oberlin, KS
  • Osborne, KS
  • Palco, KS
  • Phillipsburg, KS
  • Portis, KS
  • Prairie View, KS
  • Randall, KS
  • Republic, KS
  • Scottsville, KS
  • Simpson, KS
  • Smith Center, KS
  • Speed, KS
  • Stockton, KS
  • Vining, 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:

When will Prairie Land Electric Cooperative power be restored?

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

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.

What is the phone number for Prairie Land Electric Cooperative?

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (785) 877-3323

Who is the CEO of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative?

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Kirk Girard.

What cities does Prairie Land Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Prairie Land Electric Cooperative has customers in 59 cities.

How many counties does Prairie Land Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

There are 16 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Prairie Land Electric Cooperative.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01