Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois): Rates and Coverage Area

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)

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About Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) is an electricity cooperative supplying electricity in 3 counties within the state of Illinois including Marion County, Jefferson County, and Washington County. Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 14.19 cents per kilowatt hour . This is less than both the state and the nationwide average prices of 14.53 and 15.73 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2022 they sold 95.65% of their megawatt hours via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced was made up of megawatt hours produced by the company and megawatt hours acquired via the wholesale electricity market.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $135.39, while the Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) average is 20.33% more at $162.91 per month. Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) is the 2512th ranked provider in the country for average monthly bill amount. Electricity production is not part of the Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their end users.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) Net Metering

Luckily, Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) allows consumers to participate in net metering programs. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra megawatt hours back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) reported an annual loss of around 4.31% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity generation business and electricity providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. The state of Illinois has an energy loss average of 2.82% and the US average is 2.87%, giving Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) a rank of 699th best out of 3517 providers reporting energy loss in the US.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) Rate & Electric Bills

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.119/kWh$255.74/mo.$126.98/mo.
1759th14.19¢Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s Average residential price per kWh
2512th$162.91Average monthly electricity bill for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s residential customers

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Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3906 Broadway
    Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
    United States of America
  • CEO:Marcia Scott

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Energy Loss

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s energy loss due to business operations.

-4.31%

Total Energy Loss

17,427MWh

699 National Rank

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Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Illinois16,14844,101,332.9715100%

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Jefferson County37,3624118.64$129.66/mo
Marion County37,7814218.55$129.99/mo
Washington County13,8274118.60$129.95/mo

Cities Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) Has Coverage

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

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Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) FAQ:

How many counties does Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) supply electricity in?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois).

Who is the CEO of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)?

The current CEO of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) is Marcia Scott.

What cities does Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) supply electricity in?

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) serves 33 cities.

What is the phone number for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)?

You can reach Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) by phone via (618) 244-5151.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) customers?

Consumers of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois), on average, have an electricity bundled rate 14.19 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the average bundled bill for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) is $162.91. The Illinois average bundled bill is $92.97 and the US average is $92.97.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06