Southeastern Electric Coop

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About Southeastern Electric Coop

With headquarters in Marion, South Dakota, Southeastern Electric Coop offers services 8 counties throughout South Dakota. The company has 264 industrial accounts, 18,052 residential customer accounts and 2,494 commercial customers spread throughout their service area whom they provide electricity to. The residential electricity price for patrons of Southeastern Electric Coop is, on average, 11.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.62% less than the average South Dakota rate of 12.21 cents and 18.37% less than the US average of 14.11. The company sold 630,576 megawatt hours in 2020 through retail accounts. The electricity sourced by Southeastern Electric Coop is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of wholesale channels. This category comprises 100.00% of the total electricity sourced by the company.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer of Southeastern Electric Coop is $139.12 per month. Patrons of the company are stuck with a 10.46% higher bill compared to the rest of the United States. The company is not associated with any electricity generation facilities and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased wholesale from other suppliers.

Southeastern Electric Coop Net Metering

Fortunately, Southeastern Electric Coop offers net metering options to consumers. This is a positive for any consumer considering purchasing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

All electricity companies who produce electricity suffer from some amount of energy loss from heat depletion or alternative causes. Southeastern Electric Coop is not an exception, as they average an annual loss of around 1.64% of the electricity they transmit. The South Dakota average for energy loss is 2.38% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Southeastern Electric Coop receiving a ranking of 2nd best out of 66 companies in the state and 150th best out of 3509 providers in the United States.

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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.094/kWh$192.31/mo.$109.85/mo.
1177th11.52¢Southeastern Electric Coop's Average residential price per kWh
2362nd$139.12Average monthly electricity 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 Loss

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


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Southeastern Electric Coop State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
South Dakota20,81070,378,0536100%

Southeastern Electric Coop County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Clay County14,967311.37$152.58/mo
Hutchinson County7,427212.28$120.11/mo
Lake County11,059412.58$129.95/mo
Lincoln County65,161212.31$120.39/mo
McCook County5,682212.31$120.34/mo
Turner County8,673312.29$120.66/mo
Union County16,811512.53$177.53/mo
Yankton County23,310311.26$156.24/mo

Cities Southeastern Electric Coop Has Coverage

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

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Southeastern Electric Coop FAQ:

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

Customers of Southeastern Electric Coop, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 11.52 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

When will Southeastern Electric Coop power be restored?

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

What is the phone number for Southeastern Electric Coop?

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

What is the average bundled bill for Southeastern Electric Coop customers each month?

Consumers of Southeastern Electric Coop pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $139.12.

How many counties does Southeastern Electric Coop have customers in in?

There are 8 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southeastern Electric Coop.

What cities does Southeastern Electric Coop sell electricity in?

Southeastern Electric Coop has customers in 17 cities.

Who is the CEO of Southeastern Electric Coop?

The current CEO of Southeastern Electric Coop is Brad Schardin.

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