Tongue River Electric Cooperative

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About Tongue River Electric Cooperative

Tongue River Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative headquartered in Ashland, Montana and serving customers in Montana including in cities such as Miles City, Lame Deer CDP, Ashland CDP, Busby CDP, and Muddy CDP. The company has a total of 4,934 customers. There are 4,196 residential accounts, 589 commercial customer accounts and 149 industrial customers. On average, Tongue River Electric Cooperative charges their customers a residential electricity price of 14.10 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.06% lower than the US average price of 14.11 cents, ranking the company at 2299th out of 2923 companies in the country for lowest average electricity price. They had total sales and disposition of 105,433 megawatt hours in 2019, of which 96,983 megawatt hours were via retail sales. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 105,433 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. In 2019 they had total electricity related revenue of $12,794,000, with 100.00% coming from retail sales.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $94.96, while the Tongue River Electric Cooperative average is 51.44% more at $159.75 per month. Tongue River Electric Cooperative ranks 33rd in the state for average monthly bill total. Electricity generation is not part of the Tongue River Electric Cooperative business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their end users.

Tongue River Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Tongue River Electric Cooperative is one of 21 providers in the state who offer net metering to their consumers. Net metering allows citizens to sell wattage back to their company, which makes the installation of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources more financially viable.

Tongue River Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Tongue River Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.141/kWh$159.75/mo.$151.24/mo.
2299th14.10¢Tongue River Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2723rd$159.75Average monthly electricity bill for Tongue River Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Tongue River Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2435 US-212
    Ashland, Montana 59003
    United States of America
  • CEO:Tary Hanson

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Tongue River Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Montana4,93412,960,00014100%

Tongue River Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Big Horn County13,124612.17$104.59/mo
Carter County1,415315.66$95.75/mo
Custer County11,867613.02$123.53/mo
Dawson County8,940512.32$102.52/mo
Powder River County1,694413.70$140.13/mo
Prairie County1,088312.83$120.69/mo
Rosebud County8,329512.74$121.12/mo

Cities Tongue River Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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Tongue River Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Tongue River Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Consumers of Tongue River Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $159.75.

What is the phone number for Tongue River Electric Cooperative?

Tongue River Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (406) 784-2341

How many counties does Tongue River Electric Cooperative offer service to?

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

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Tongue River Electric Cooperative customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Tongue River Electric Cooperative is 14.10 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Tongue River Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Tongue River Electric Cooperative is Tary Hanson.

What cities does Tongue River Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

Tongue River Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 3 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-19