Roughrider Electric Cooperative

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About Roughrider Electric Cooperative

Roughrider Electric Cooperative provides electricity for 5 counties in North Dakota such as the counties of Stark County, Mercer County, Dunn County, Oliver County, and Billings County. The company is an electricity cooperative. With 14,937 total consumers, the provider supplies electricity to 73 industrial locations, 3,842 commercial locations and 11,022 residential customer accounts. Roughrider Electric Cooperative charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 10.66 cents per kilowatt hour on average. This is 22.24% below the US average rate of 13.71 cents, which ranks the supplier 765th out of 2923 suppliers in the nation for lowest average electricity price. They sold 2,889 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2020. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced and 760,864 megawatt hours were procured on the wholesale electricity market. The revenue for Roughrider Electric Cooperative for 2020 from electricity sales was $75,714,000, with 97.35% coming from retail sales to end users and 1.65% from wholesale electricity sales.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Roughrider Electric Cooperative is $125.74 per month. Customers of the company pay 13.87% more compared to the rest of the state. The supplier does not have ownership in any electricity generation facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other providers.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Roughrider Electric Cooperative recently reported a yearly loss of around 5.37% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 993rd best out of 3509 suppliers reporting energy loss in the US.

Roughrider Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Roughrider Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.068/kWh$189.44/mo.$69.41/mo.
765th10.66¢Roughrider Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2036th$125.74Average monthly electricity bill for Roughrider Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Roughrider Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2156 4th Avenue East
    Dickinson, North Dakota 58602
    United States of America
  • CEO:Roger Kudrna

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Energy Loss

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


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993 National Rank

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Roughrider Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Dakota14,93774,210,5279100%

Roughrider Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Billings County945210.14$125.80/mo
Dunn County4,09549.62$108.28/mo
Mercer County8,350410.26$105.79/mo
Oliver County1,877310.26$105.78/mo
Stark County33,646310.26$105.79/mo

Cities Roughrider Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Roughrider Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Roughrider Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Roughrider Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $125.74.

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

Roughrider Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 10.66 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average North Dakota bundled rate of 11.04 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.71 cents.

What is the phone number for Roughrider Electric Cooperative?

Roughrider Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (701) 483-5111

Who is the CEO of Roughrider Electric Cooperative?

Roughrider Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Roger Kudrna.

What cities does Roughrider Electric Cooperative sell electricity in?

Roughrider Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 15 cities.

How many counties does Roughrider Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Roughrider Electric Cooperative sells electricity to customers in 5 counties.

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