Sumter Electric Cooperative

Sumter Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative providing electricity in 7 different counties in the state of Florida including Pasco County, Lake County, Marion County, Hernando County, and Citrus County. At the moment, 216,477 consumers are provided electricity by the supplier. These customers are a mix of 1,399 industrial locations, 17,690 commercial customers and 197,388 residential properties. Sumter Electric Cooperative's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.49% above the average state price of 11.82 cents and 9.06% below the national average of 13.45. Of the 3,760,638 megawatt hours the supplier sold and dispossessed, 3,635,263 were via sales to end users. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced . Exactly 3,760,638 megawatt hours were acquired by way of the wholesale market. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $422,969,000, with 97.83% coming from retail sales to end users.

About Sumter Electric Cooperative

The Florida average monthly residential electric bill is $131.88, while the Sumter Electric Cooperative average is 1.05% higher at $130.61 per month. Sumter Electric Cooperative is the 36th ranked provider in the state for average monthly bill total. The company's customers are faced with an average of 1.23 electrical outages per customer per year. These outages last for an average of 72.65 minutes, while the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage. The company currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other providers and then resell it to end consumers.

Sumter Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Net metering services are accessible to consumers of Sumter Electric Cooperative. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows consumers to sell electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Sumter Electric Cooperative has energy loss of 3.20% of their total production due to heat dissipation and other causes. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the numerous suppliers who operate around the US. Sumter Electric Cooperative has been given a rank of 408th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the US and 13th best out of 53 in Florida.

Sumter Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Sumter Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.119/kWh$130.61/mo.$120.09/mo.
1741st12.23¢Sumter Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2401st$130.61Average monthly electric bill for Sumter Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Sumter Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:330 South U.S. Highway 301
    Sumterville, Florida 33585
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jim Duncan

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Energy provider of the year for Florida, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
Florida, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss


408 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Sumter Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

72.65 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.23 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Sumter Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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Sumter Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Citrus County149,657313.02$142.74/mo
Hernando County193,920312.57$142.99/mo
Lake County367,118512.11$122.16/mo
Levy County41,503413.11$138.98/mo
Marion County365,579412.63$140.73/mo
Pasco County553,947412.50$142.37/mo
Sumter County132,420312.95$138.32/mo

Cities Sumter Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Astatula, FL
  • Bushnell, FL
  • Center Hill, FL
  • Clermont, FL
  • Coleman, FL
  • Dunnellon, FL
  • Eustis, FL
  • Groveland, FL
  • Howey-in-the-Hills, FL
  • Inverness, FL
  • Lady Lake, FL
  • Leesburg, FL
  • Mascotte, FL
  • Minneola, FL
  • Montverde, FL
  • Mount Dora, FL
  • Ocala, FL
  • Tavares, FL
  • Umatilla, FL
  • Webster, FL
  • Wildwood, FL

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

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Sumter Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Sumter Electric Cooperative customers?

Sumter Electric Cooperatives current average electricity rate is 12.23 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Florida rate of 11.82 cents and the average US rate of 13.45 cents.

Who is the CEO of Sumter Electric Cooperative?

Sumter Electric Cooperative’s CEO is Jim Duncan.

How much is the average bill for Sumter Electric Cooperative customers each month?

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Sumter Electric Cooperative is $130.61. The Florida average bill is $131.88 and the nationwide average is $131.88.

What is the phone number for Sumter Electric Cooperative?

Sumter Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (352) 793 -3801

What cities does Sumter Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Sumter Electric Cooperative serves 21 cities in the United States including, Florida.

When will Sumter Electric Cooperative power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Sumter Electric Cooperative's consumers is 72.65 minutes.

How many counties does Sumter Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Sumter Electric Cooperative.

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