Rita Blanca Electric

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About Rita Blanca Electric

Rita Blanca Electric provides electricity to 7 counties and is classified as an electricity cooperative. At the moment, there are 8,013 customers of the provider. Exactly 2,802 of them are residential properties and 5,211 of them are commercial properties. Patrons of Rita Blanca Electric are billed an average residential electricity price of 8.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.42% below the state's average price of 12.34 cents and 38.98% lower than the national average of 13.67 cents. The provider sold 717,098 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2020. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2020, the supplier earned a total of $48,139,000 from retail electricity sales.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Rita Blanca Electric is $89.07. Consumers of the supplier pay 40.94% less compared to the rest of the state. The provider currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers. The power grid managed by the company experiences an average of 0.26 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting on average 29.36 minutes. The US average for other providers is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Rita Blanca Electric Net Metering

Customers of Rita Blanca Electric are able to take advantage of net metering, which is a positive for both parties. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as consumers have no way to sell extra energy back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Rita Blanca Electric reported a yearly loss of about 5.94% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity generation industry and electricity providers must report these losses. Rita Blanca Electric's energy loss numbers place them at of 96th best out of the 139 providers that operate in Texas and report energy loss and 1133rd best out of 3510 in the country.

Rita Blanca Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Rita Blanca Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.096/kWh$0.082/kWh$95.82/mo.$87.13/mo.
159th8.34¢Rita Blanca Electric's Average residential price per kWh
672nd$89.07Average monthly electricity bill for Rita Blanca Electric's residential customers

Rita Blanca Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:12198 US Highway 87
    Dalhart, Texas 79022
    United States of America
  • CEO:Brent Wheeler

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Energy Loss

Rita Blanca Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.94%

Total Energy Loss

45,273MWh

1133 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Rita Blanca Electric's Power Outages

29.36 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.26 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Rita Blanca Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Texas8,01348,139,000108100%

Rita Blanca Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Dallam County7,115315.14$125.43/mo
Hansford County5,285411.71$112.48/mo
Hartley County5,382315.40$126.79/mo
Hutchinson County20,617311.38$109.71/mo
Moore County21,358310.83$106.37/mo
Oldham County1,758311.91$112.40/mo
Sherman County2,782410.53$104.64/mo

Cities Rita Blanca Electric Has Coverage

  • Cactus, TX
  • Channing, TX
  • Dalhart, TX
  • Dumas, TX
  • Stinnett, TX
  • Stratford, TX
  • Sunray, TX
  • Texhoma, TX
  • Texline, TX

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

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Rita Blanca Electric FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Rita Blanca Electric customers each month?

Rita Blanca Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $89.07, compared to the Texas average of $138.60 and the US of $138.60 for bundled service.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Rita Blanca Electric customers?

Rita Blanca Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 8.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.34 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.67 cents.

When will Rita Blanca Electric power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Rita Blanca Electric's customers is 29.355 minutes.

How many counties does Rita Blanca Electric sell electricity to?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Rita Blanca Electric including Texas.

Who is the CEO of Rita Blanca Electric?

Brent Wheeler is the CEO of Rita Blanca Electric.

What is the phone number for Rita Blanca Electric?

Rita Blanca Electric's customer service phone number is (806) 249-4506

What cities does Rita Blanca Electric provider electricity in?

Rita Blanca Electric serves electricity in 9 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02