SEMO Electric Cooperative

SEMO Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 41 cities in Missouri. The company is an electric cooperative. The most recent data reported by the company showed a customer count of 15,879 customers. Exactly 12 of these customers are industrial accounts, 5,307 are commercial customer accounts and 10,560 are residential properties. SEMO Electric Cooperative's consumers purchase electricity for, on average, 10.55 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their consumers, this price is less than both the state and the national average prices of 10.88 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2019 they sold 333,893 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). During the same timeframe, SEMO Electric Cooperative procured 356,420 megawatt hours via the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2019 from electricity activities was $37,184,000, with $35,837,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

About SEMO Electric Cooperative

The average residential electric bill for a consumer of SEMO Electric Cooperative is $147.51 per month. Consumers of the supplier are faced with 2.8 electrical outages each year with outages lasting on average 366 minutes. With total emissions of 145,380,209 kilograms each year, SEMO Electric Cooperative has the 32nd highest emissions amount out of 200 providers in the state.

SEMO Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Customers of SEMO Electric Cooperative are able to participate in net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

SEMO Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of around 6.32% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 739th worst out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

SEMO Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.104/kWh$155.58/mo.$134.32/mo.
858th10.55¢SEMO Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2733rd$147.51Average monthly electric bill for SEMO Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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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Quick Facts About SEMO Electric Cooperative

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SEMO Electric Cooperative had a 8,993,263.36 kilogram reduction in CO2 emissions from the electricity they sold during the course of the last 12 months.

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SEMO Electric Cooperative has no power production sources and must purchase all of the electricity they sell to consumers.

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss


739 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of SEMO Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

366 min.

vs. national average of 127.16 min.

2.8 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.13

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SEMO Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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SEMO Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Cape Girardeau County78,871511.78$121.63/mo
Mississippi County13,180210.32$126.31/mo
New Madrid County17,076410.54$126.49/mo
Scott County38,280310.29$126.02/mo
Stoddard County29,025410.26$125.25/mo

Cities SEMO Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Allenville, MO
  • Anniston, MO
  • Baker, MO
  • Bell City, MO
  • Benton, MO
  • Bernie, MO
  • Bertrand, MO
  • Blodgett, MO
  • Bloomfield, MO
  • Canalou, MO
  • Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Catron, MO
  • Chaffee, MO
  • Charleston, MO
  • Commerce, MO
  • Delta, MO
  • Dexter, MO
  • Diehlstadt, MO
  • East Prairie, MO
  • Essex, MO
  • Haywood City, MO
  • Howardville, MO
  • Kelso, MO
  • Lambert, MO
  • Lilbourn, MO
  • Matthews, MO
  • Miner, MO
  • Morehouse, MO
  • Morley, MO
  • New Madrid, MO
  • North Lilbourn, MO
  • Oran, MO
  • Parma, MO
  • Penermon, MO
  • Pinhook, MO
  • Scott City, MO
  • Sikeston, MO
  • Vanduser, MO
  • Whitewater, MO
  • Wilson City, MO
  • Wyatt, MO

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

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SEMO Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does SEMO Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

There are 5 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by SEMO Electric Cooperative.

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

SEMO Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly electric bill of $147.51, compared to the Missouri average of $114.22 and the US of $114.22.

What cities does SEMO Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

SEMO Electric Cooperative has customers in 41 cities in the US.

Who is the CEO of SEMO Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of SEMO Electric Cooperative is Sean Vanslyke.

What is the phone number for SEMO Electric Cooperative?

SEMO Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (800) 813-5230

When will SEMO Electric Cooperative power be restored?

Average outage times for SEMO Electric Cooperative are about 366 minutes per outage.

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

SEMO Electric Cooperatives current average electricity rate is 10.55 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Missouri rate of 10.88 cents and the average United States rate of 13.33 cents.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25