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About Stearns Electric

Stearns Electric is an electric cooperative. The largest county served by Stearns Electric is Stearns County, but the company also provides electricity in 4 counties in the state. A total of 28,073 customers (2.04% industrial properties, 6.29% commercial customers and 91.67% residential customers) receive electricity from the supplier. Stearns Electric averages 11.59 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their patrons for residential electricity, which is 22.01% lower than the average state price of 14.86 cents. The supplier sold 550,607 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2022. Electricity generation and wholesale power purchases made up 0.00% and 100.00%, respectively, of all electricity sourced. Electricity facilities the company owns produced 21 megawatt hours and an additional 575,018 were purchased via wholesale channels. In 2022, the provider made $61,317,900 from retail electricity sales. Their revenue from all electricity related activities was $62,765,600.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Stearns Electric is $152.15 per month. The provider is not associated with any power plants and all of the power that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other suppliers.

Stearns Electric Net Metering

Customers of Stearns Electric have the ability to participate in net metering. Net metering allows residents to sell electricity back to their provider, making the purchase of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources make more financial sense.

Energy Loss

Stearns Electric currently loses roughly 4.22% of the electricity that they generate. The state average for energy loss is 3.21% and the US average is 2.87%. This results in Stearns Electric getting a ranking of 30th best out of 166 electricity suppliers in Minnesota and 675th best out of 3510 companies in the United States.

Stearns Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.112/kWh$155.15/mo.$143.19/mo.
837th11.59¢Stearns Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2314th$152.15Average monthly electricity bill for Stearns Electric's residential customers

Stearns Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:900 Kraft Drive South East
    Melrose, Minnesota 56352
    United States of America
  • CEO:Robin Doege

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Energy Loss

Stearns Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


675 National Rank

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Stearns Electric State Coverage

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

Stearns Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Morrison County33,876713.24$119.02/mo
Pope County11,216412.78$164.48/mo
Stearns County160,405712.49$142.91/mo
Todd County25,121512.19$141.70/mo

Cities Stearns Electric Has Coverage

  • Albany, MN
  • Belgrade, MN
  • Clearwater, MN
  • Elmdale, MN
  • Elrosa, MN
  • Flensburg, MN
  • Freeport, MN
  • Melrose, MN
  • Paynesville, MN
  • Randall, MN
  • Richmond, MN
  • Rockville, MN
  • Sartell, MN
  • Sauk Centre, MN
  • Sobieski, MN
  • St. Augusta, MN
  • St. Cloud, MN
  • St. Joseph, MN
  • St. Rosa, MN
  • St. Stephen, MN
  • Waite Park, MN
  • West Union, MN

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

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Stearns Electric FAQ:

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

Consumers of Stearns Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $152.15.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Stearns Electric customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of Stearns Electric is 11.59 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Stearns Electric?

Stearns Electric's customer service phone number is (800) 962-0655

Who is the CEO of Stearns Electric?

The CEO of Stearns Electric is Robin Doege.

How many counties does Stearns Electric sell electricity to?

Stearns Electric offers service in 4 counties in the country including Minnesota.

What cities does Stearns Electric supply electricity to?

Stearns Electric serves electricity to 22 cities.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-08-24