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SEMO Electric Cooperative

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About SEMO Electric Cooperative

SEMO Electric Cooperative is headquartered in Sikeston, Missouri and supplies electricity in 2 states throughout the United States. The company recently reported a total of 15,048 total customers. Roughly 0.08% of them are industrial accounts, 33.83% of them are commercial customers and 66.10% are residential accounts. On average, SEMO Electric Cooperative's residential electricity price is 12.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.49% less than Missouri's average price of 12.70 cents. This makes the supplier 36th out of 127 suppliers in the state for lowest average electricity rate. A total of 363,699 megawatt hours were sold to retail accounts in 2022 by the provider. The electricity sourced was made up of megawatt hours purchased via the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 393,889 wholesale megawatt hours. Their revenue in 2022 from electricity activities was $45,682,600, with 89.50% coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.35, while the SEMO Electric Cooperative average is 24.91% higher at $163.18 per month. SEMO Electric Cooperative is the 107th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill amount. The provider's consumers are faced with an average of 1.76 power outages per consumer each year. These outages go on for an average of 254.27 minutes, while the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end consumers.

SEMO Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for SEMO Electric Cooperative and residents who get their electricity from the company. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as individuals have no way to sell extra energy back into the grid.

Energy Loss

All providers who produce electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat depletion or other factors. SEMO Electric Cooperative is no different, as they have a yearly loss of around 7.66% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Missouri has an energy loss average of 3.23% and the nationwide average is 2.87%, resulting in SEMO Electric Cooperative receiving a rank of 44th best out of 122 providers reporting energy loss in Missouri.

SEMO Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

SEMO Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.086/kWh$256.64/mo.$95.19/mo.
856th12.01¢SEMO Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2508th$163.18Average monthly electricity bill for SEMO Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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SEMO Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1505 South Main Street
    Sikeston, Missouri 63801
    United States of America
  • CEO:Sean Vanslyke

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Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


1314 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of SEMO Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

254.27 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

1.76 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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SEMO Electric Cooperative Coverage Map

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SEMO Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

SEMO Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bollinger County10,758512.38$137.37/mo
Cape Girardeau County82,899613.90$147.26/mo
Carlisle County4,821513.14$152.89/mo
Hickman County4,529313.05$149.54/mo
Mississippi County12,976313.31$149.97/mo
New Madrid County16,658613.60$152.42/mo
Scott County38,161413.29$149.68/mo
Stoddard County28,812513.18$148.48/mo

Cities SEMO Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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SEMO Electric Cooperative FAQ:

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of SEMO Electric Cooperative is $163.18. The Missouri average bundled bill is $129.35 and the United States average is $129.35.

Who is the CEO of SEMO Electric Cooperative?

SEMO Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Sean Vanslyke.

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

SEMO Electric Cooperative's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.01 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Missouri bundled rate of 12.70 cents and the average US rate of 15.68 cents.

How many counties does SEMO Electric Cooperative offer service to?

SEMO Electric Cooperative provides electricity to customers in 8 counties.

What is the phone number for SEMO Electric Cooperative?

You can reach SEMO Electric Cooperative by phone via (800) 813-5230.

When will SEMO Electric Cooperative power be restored?

Average outage times for SEMO Electric Cooperative are about 254.273 minutes per outage.

How many states does SEMO Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by SEMO Electric Cooperative.

What cities does SEMO Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

SEMO Electric Cooperative has customers in 38 cities in the country.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-12-06