Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

  • Total Customers165,048
  • Total Sales3,365,266 MWh / 20.39 MWh per customer
  • CO2 Equivalent Emissions1,465,269,036.56 kg

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's Residential Electricity Bills & Rates

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

1292nd11.33¢Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2463rd$135.37Average monthly electric bill for Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's residential customers
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Top 3 Least Outages Per Year
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Energy provider of the year for Maryland, Major Provider Category
Lowest Energy Loss
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Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:15065 Burnt Store Road
    Hughesville, Maryland 20637
    United States of America
  • CEO:Sonja M. Cox

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Energy Loss

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


2107 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

113.6 min.

vs. national average of 127.16 min.

1.09 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.13

Quick Facts

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Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative does not produce any of their own electricity and instead purchases directly from other companies at wholesale prices to be resold to their customers.

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There was a rise in CO2 pollution of 19,255,249.99 kilograms (1.33%) from the production of electricity that was sold by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative within the last 12 months.

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Anne Arundel County579,2343 providers11.85$108.55/mo
Calvert County92,5252 providers11.30$130.27/mo
Charles County163,2571 providers11.17$135.36/mo
Fairfax County1,147,5322 providers11.99$134.95/mo
Prince George's County909,3273 providers12.90$123.79/mo
Prince William County470,3353 providers12.20$139.97/mo
St. Mary's County113,5101 providers11.17$135.36/mo
Stafford County152,8824 providers12.11$137.88/mo

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Details

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's Electricity Prices and Usage

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's customers are charged an average electricity rate of 11.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their consumers, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.69 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The state average monthly power bill is $124.9, while the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative average is 8.71% more at $135.37 per month. Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is the 92nd ranked company in the state for average monthly bill total. The electricity grid managed by the supplier has an average of 1.09 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 113.6 minutes. The US average for other companies is 1.1317234605188093 outages per customer and roughly 127.15799951508438 minutes each outage. Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's electricity sales are responsible for 1,465,269,036.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 11th worst emissions total out of 153 providers in Maryland.

Net Metering

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is one of 0 electric providers in Maryland who offer net metering to their consumers. Net metering allows residents to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the installation of solar and other alternative electricity sources a cheaper project.

Energy Loss

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of around 2.96% of the electricity that they generate. The Maryland average for energy loss is 0.43% and the United States average is 2.72%. This results in Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative receiving a ranking of 7th worst out of 153 electricity providers in the state and 2107th worst out of 3530 providers in the country.

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