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Shelby Electric Cooperative

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About Shelby Electric Cooperative

Shelby Electric Cooperative has their head offices in Shelbyville, Illinois and supplies electricity in 29 cities within the state. Presently, 9,698 consumers receive their electricity from the supplier. These customers are a mix of 9,523 residential accounts, 155 commercial customers and 20 industrial customers. Shelby Electric Cooperative averages 16.85 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their patrons for residential electricity, which is 6.91% above the average national rate of 15.76 cents. In 2022 they sold 92.98% of their megawatt hours by way of normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured on wholesale channels. This category makes up 100.00% of all electricity sourced. Their revenue for 2022 from electricity activities was $34,760,200, with $34,562,400 coming from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $92, while the Shelby Electric Cooperative average is 58.18% higher at $170.75 per month. Shelby Electric Cooperative is the 75th ranked company in the state for average monthly bill amount. The supplier currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other suppliers and then resell it to end users.

Shelby Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Shelby Electric Cooperative offers net metering choices to consumers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity production business. Electricity providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Shelby Electric Cooperative reported a yearly loss of roughly 6.92% of the electricity that they produce. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 22nd best out of 113 providers who report energy loss in Illinois and 1243rd best out of 3526 in the US.

Shelby Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Shelby Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.194/kWh$0.142/kWh$269.41/mo.$133.77/mo.
2490th16.85¢Shelby Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2635th$170.75Average monthly electricity bill for Shelby Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Shelby Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1355 State Highway 128
    Shelbyville, Illinois 62565
    United States of America
  • CEO:Josh Shallenberger

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Energy Loss

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


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1243 National Rank

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Shelby Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Shelby Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Christian County34,0384118.63$129.52/mo
Cumberland County10,5284218.37$128.82/mo
Effingham County34,5764318.32$128.56/mo
Macon County101,4834118.55$128.24/mo
Montgomery County28,4824218.56$129.26/mo
Moultrie County14,6344318.40$131.22/mo
Shelby County21,1604318.56$130.19/mo

Cities Shelby Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Shelby Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Shelby Electric Cooperative?

The CEO of Shelby Electric Cooperative is Josh Shallenberger.

What is the phone number for Shelby Electric Cooperative?

The Shelby Electric Cooperative phone number is (217) 774-3986.

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

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Shelby Electric Cooperative is 16.85 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

Customers of Shelby Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $170.75.

How many counties does Shelby Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Shelby Electric Cooperative including Illinois.

What cities does Shelby Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Shelby Electric Cooperative serves 29 cities in the US.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2023-12-06