Roanoke Electric Cooperative

With their main offices in Aulander, North Carolina, Roanoke Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to 18 cities in Halifax County, North Carolina and is classified as an electric cooperative. With 14,169 customers, the company provides electricity to 12,095 residential customers, 2,067 commercial locations and 7 industrial accounts. Roanoke Electric Cooperative bills their customers a residential electricity price of 16.70 cents per kilowatt hour on average. Sadly for their customers, this rate is more than both the state and national average prices of 11.43 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 the company sold 93.36% of their megawatt hours by way of normal retail sales to end users. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 275,112 megawatt hours were purchased via the wholesale market. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $38,709,000, with 100.00% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Roanoke Electric Cooperative

The state average monthly residential power bill is $121.21, while the Roanoke Electric Cooperative average is 54.25% more at $186.44 per month. Roanoke Electric Cooperative ranks 57th in the state for average monthly bill total. Electricity production is not part of the Roanoke Electric Cooperative business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their customers. Encouragingly, the company has achieved a drop in CO2 emissions of 5.46% over the course of the previous 12 months.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Roanoke Electric Cooperative offers net metering options to customers of the company. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

Energy Loss

Roanoke Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of approximately 6.64% of the electricity that they produce via heat dissipation and other causes. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the numerous companies who operate around the country. Roanoke Electric Cooperative has earned a rank of 47th best out of 54 companies who report energy loss in the state and 1251st best out of 3511 in the nation.

Roanoke Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Roanoke Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.141/kWh$190.87/mo.$162.62/mo.
1458th16.70¢Roanoke Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1524th$186.44Average monthly electric bill for Roanoke Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Roanoke Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:518 Highway 561 West
    Aulander, North Carolina 27805
    United States of America
  • CEO:Curtis Wynn

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Quick Facts About Roanoke Electric Cooperative

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Roanoke Electric Cooperative is the 1208th worst polluting provider in the US, emitting 113,431,997.87 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases.

Energy Loss

Roanoke Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


1251 National Rank

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Roanoke Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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North Carolina14,16938,709,00039100%

Roanoke Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Bertie County18,947214.61$171.94/mo
Chowan County13,943412.17$154.87/mo
Gates County11,562213.60$164.95/mo
Halifax County50,010312.10$139.32/mo
Hertford County23,677213.46$163.99/mo
Northampton County19,483312.93$156.06/mo

Cities Roanoke Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Ahoskie, NC
  • Askewville, NC
  • Aulander, NC
  • Como, NC
  • Conway, NC
  • Gatesville, NC
  • Halifax, NC
  • Jackson, NC
  • Kelford, NC
  • Lewiston Woodville, NC
  • Murfreesboro, NC
  • Rich Square, NC
  • Roxobel, NC
  • Severn, NC
  • Weldon, NC
  • Windsor, NC
  • Winton, NC
  • Woodland, NC

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

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Roanoke Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What cities does Roanoke Electric Cooperative offer service to?

Roanoke Electric Cooperative has customers in 18 cities throughout the United States including, North Carolina.

How much is the average bill for Roanoke Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Roanoke Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bill of $186.44.

What is the phone number for Roanoke Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Roanoke Electric Cooperative by phone via (252) 209-2236 .

How many counties does Roanoke Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Roanoke Electric Cooperative including, North Carolina.

Who is the CEO of Roanoke Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Roanoke Electric Cooperative is Curtis Wynn.

What is the average electricity rate for Roanoke Electric Cooperative customers?

Consumers of Roanoke Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity rate 16.70 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25