Rusk County Electric Cooperative

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About Rusk County Electric Cooperative

Rusk County Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative. The largest county serviced by Rusk County Electric Cooperative is Smith County, but the company also operates in in 7 counties in the state. On recent government reports, the provider listed a total of 22,768 electricity customers. This total is made up of 84.37% residential customer accounts, 15.52% commercial customer accounts and 0.11% industrial accounts. Rusk County Electric Cooperative bills their consumers a residential electricity rate of 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 9.24% below the average state price of 12.41 cents and 20.17% less than the nationwide average of 14.11. About 557,438 megawatt hours were sold by the provider to retail end users in 2020. The electricity sourced by the provider primarily came from megawatt hours that they procured by way of the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 589,159 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $53,011,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 99.01% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

Customers of the provider have an average monthly residential electric bill of $135.74. This is 3.67% below the Texas average bill of $140.36. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

Rusk County Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Rusk County Electric Cooperative are able to participate in net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused wattage into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when dealing with electricity transmission. Rusk County Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of around 5.38% of the total electricity they generate. The state average for energy loss is 0.99% and the nationwide average is 2.76%. This results in Rusk County Electric Cooperative getting a ranking of 75th best out of 183 electricity companies in the state and 998th best out of 3509 suppliers in the nation.

Rusk County Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.111/kWh$151.17/mo.$134.51/mo.
1036th11.27¢Rusk County Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2288th$135.74Average monthly electricity bill for Rusk County Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Rusk County Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3162 State Highway 43 East
    Henderson, Texas 75652
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rhett Reid

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Energy Loss

Rusk County Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.38%

Total Energy Loss

31,721MWh

998 National Rank

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Rusk County Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Texas22,76852,484,000102100%

Rusk County Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cherokee County50,4125410.59$126.31/mo
Gregg County124,2395410.79$128.76/mo
Nacogdoches County64,6535510.58$126.16/mo
Panola County22,491411.39$137.26/mo
Rusk County52,2145710.64$127.30/mo
Shelby County24,022311.28$134.27/mo
Smith County233,4795710.62$126.74/mo

Cities Rusk County Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Rusk County Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Rusk County Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Rusk County Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $135.74, compared to the Texas average of $140.36 and the nationwide of $140.36 for bundled service.

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

Rusk County Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 12.41 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

What is the phone number for Rusk County Electric Cooperative?

Rusk County Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (903) 657-4571

Who is the CEO of Rusk County Electric Cooperative?

Rusk County Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Rhett Reid.

What cities does Rusk County Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Rusk County Electric Cooperative serves 17 cities throughout the country.

How many counties does Rusk County Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Rusk County Electric Cooperative including Texas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01