Southeastern Electric Coop

Southeastern Electric Coop is an electricity cooperative located in Marion, South Dakota and serving customers in 32 cities in South Dakota. There are 260 industrial customers, 2,332 commercial customers and 17,223 residential customer accounts who are receiving electricity from the supplier. Patrons of Southeastern Electric Coop are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.27% lower than the state's average rate of 12.18 cents and 14.20% below the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. The company sold 630,576 megawatt hours in 2020 through retail sales. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 642,207 megawatt hours were purchased on the wholesale market.

About Southeastern Electric Coop

Patrons of the supplier pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $139.46. This is 13.36% higher than the state average of $123.4. The company currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end users.

Southeastern Electric Coop Net Metering

Thankfully, Southeastern Electric Coop allows their consumers to take part in net metering. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Southeastern Electric Coop loses electricity at a rate of 1.64% of their total generation from heat dissipation and other causes. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the infrastructure efficiencies of the numerous suppliers who operate around the United States. Southeastern Electric Coop has received a rank of 2nd best out of 68 providers who report energy loss in South Dakota and 150th best out of 3510 in the country.

Southeastern Electric Coop Rate & Electric Bills

Southeastern Electric Coop residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.094/kWh$192.31/mo.$110.68/mo.
1364th11.54¢Southeastern Electric Coop's Average residential price per kWh
2601st$139.46Average monthly electric bill for Southeastern Electric Coop's residential customers

Southeastern Electric Coop Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:501 South Broadway Avenue
    Marion, South Dakota 57043
    United States of America
  • CEO:Brad Schardin

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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
South Dakota, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Southeastern Electric Coop's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


150 National Rank

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Southeastern Electric Coop State Coverage

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South Dakota19,81565,266,6868100%

Southeastern Electric Coop County Coverage

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Hanson County3,453512.08$129.02/mo
Hutchinson County7,291411.79$115.23/mo
Lake County12,797411.63$122.82/mo
Lincoln County61,128512.53$117.73/mo
McCook County5,586412.03$132.11/mo
Turner County8,384611.65$123.80/mo
Union County15,932612.27$129.54/mo

Cities Southeastern Electric Coop Has Coverage

  • Alcester, SD
  • Beresford, SD
  • Bridgewater, SD
  • Canistota, SD
  • Canton, SD
  • Centerville, SD
  • Chancellor, SD
  • Davis, SD
  • Dimock, SD
  • Dolton, SD
  • Fairview, SD
  • Farmer, SD
  • Freeman, SD
  • Harrisburg, SD
  • Hudson, SD
  • Hurley, SD
  • Irene, SD
  • Lennox, SD
  • Marion, SD
  • Menno, SD
  • Monroe, SD
  • Montrose, SD
  • Olivet, SD
  • Parker, SD
  • Parkston, SD
  • Salem, SD
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Spencer, SD
  • Tea, SD
  • Tripp, SD
  • Viborg, SD
  • Worthing, SD

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

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Southeastern Electric Coop FAQ:

How many counties does Southeastern Electric Coop offer service to?

Southeastern Electric Coop offers service in 7 counties in the United States.

When will Southeastern Electric Coop power be restored?

Average outage times for Southeastern Electric Coop are around 101.012 minutes per outage.

What is the average electricity rate for Southeastern Electric Coop customers?

Southeastern Electric Coops current average electricity rate is 11.54 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average South Dakota rate of 12.18 cents and the average US rate of 13.45 cents.

Who is the CEO of Southeastern Electric Coop?

Brad Schardin is the CEO of Southeastern Electric Coop.

How much is the average bill for Southeastern Electric Coop customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of Southeastern Electric Coop is $139.46. The state average bill is $123.40 and the national average is $123.40.

What is the phone number for Southeastern Electric Coop?

Southeastern Electric Coop's customer service phone number is (605) 648-3619

What cities does Southeastern Electric Coop offer service in?

Southeastern Electric Coop serves 32 cities in the nation including, South Dakota.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25