Rio Grande Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative

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About Rio Grande Electric Cooperative

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative operates in 2 states in the United States. Electricity companies must regularly report the number of customers signed on for their services to government agencies. Most recently the company disclosed a total of 14,155 customers being supplied electricity by the company. Exactly 9,223 of these are residential accounts, 4,311 are commercial customers and 621 are industrial properties. On average, Rio Grande Electric Cooperative bills their consumers a residential electricity price of 18.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.54% higher than the average national price of 15.68 cents. They sold 487,135 megawatt hours in 2022 by way of retail sales. During the same timeframe, the provider obtained 521,736 megawatt hours via the wholesale market. In 2022, the company earned $60,725,000 from retail electricity sales to end users. Their revenue from all electricity activities was $67,474,000.

The US average monthly residential power bill is $135.78, while the Rio Grande Electric Cooperative average is 23.26% higher at $167.35 per month. Rio Grande Electric Cooperative is the 2577th ranked supplier in the country for average monthly bill amount. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates and then resell to their customers.

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Rio Grande Electric Cooperative can take advantage of net metering, which is a positive for both parties. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unneeded wattage into the grid.

Energy Loss

Companies routinely submit reports for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Rio Grande Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 6.50% of the electricity generation total. These averages enable us to compare the grid efficiencies of the suppliers who operate throughout the United States. Rio Grande Electric Cooperative has received a ranking of 1182nd best out of 3518 providers who report energy loss in the nation.

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.188/kWh$0.145/kWh$259.51/mo.$93.61/mo.
2677th18.28¢Rio Grande Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2577th$167.35Average monthly electricity bill for Rio Grande Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Rio Grande Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:778 East U.S. Highway 90
    Brackettville, Texas 78832
    United States of America
  • CEO:Roger Andrade

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Energy Loss

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-6.50%

Total Energy Loss

33,906MWh

1182 National Rank

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Rio Grande Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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Rio Grande Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Mexico304425,480.03391.62%
Texas13,85160,298,376.369998.38%

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brewster County9,5014213.71$153.70/mo
Crockett County2,9394313.66$152.46/mo
Culberson County2,2094413.86$153.97/mo
Dimmit County8,8404313.67$153.59/mo
Doña Ana County223,337310.56$75.44/mo
Eddy County61,096411.72$114.20/mo
Edwards County1,3664313.58$153.23/mo
El Paso County868,763214.12$106.21/mo
Hudspeth County3,3224414.54$152.97/mo
Jeff Davis County2,0214213.71$153.70/mo

Cities Rio Grande Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Rio Grande Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many states does Rio Grande Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative sells electricity to customers in 2 states throughout the country including Texas and New Mexico.

What is the phone number for Rio Grande Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Rio Grande Electric Cooperative by phone via (830) 563-2444.

How much is the average bundled bill for Rio Grande Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Rio Grande Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $167.35.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Rio Grande Electric Cooperative customers?

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 18.28 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average United States BUNDLED rate of 15.68 cents.

How many counties does Rio Grande Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

There are 21 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Rio Grande Electric Cooperative including Texas and New Mexico.

Who is the CEO of Rio Grande Electric Cooperative?

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Roger Andrade.

What cities does Rio Grande Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative serves electricity to 17 cities in the US.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-01-13