Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)

About Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) provides electricity to 33 cities in Illinois including cities like Mount Vernon, Centralia, Salem, Nashville, and Okawville. The entity is an electricity cooperative. A total of 16,374 customers (0.29% industrial customers, 2.10% commercial customer accounts and 97.61% residential customers) are provided electricity by the company. Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s customers spend, on average, 14.33 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Regrettably for their patrons, this rate is higher than both the Illinois and the United States average rates of 12.99 and 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 the company had retail sales of 374,910 megawatt hours. The electricity sourced by Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce in their power plants and other megawatt hours acquired via the wholesale market. Of the total electricity sourced by the company, these two categories comprise 0.04% and 99.96%, respectively. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $46,980,600, with 99.12% from retail sales.

The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) is $172.07 per month. Consumers of the supplier are stuck with a 45.91% markup compared to the rest of the United States. The company is not associated with any electricity generation plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their consumers must be purchased from other suppliers.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) Net Metering

Net metering services are available to customers of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois). Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for private citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused wattage into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly .

Energy Loss

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) recently reported an annual loss of roughly 4.29% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity generation business and electricity suppliers must report these losses. Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s energy loss numbers give them a ranking of 17th best out of the 73 providers that operate in Illinois and report energy loss and 729th best out of 3510 in the nation.

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

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.143/kWh$185.68/mo.$172.07/mo.
2388th14.33¢Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s Average residential price per kWh
2830th$172.07Average monthly electric bill for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)'s residential customers

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.

-4.29%

Total Energy Loss

16,826MWh

729 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
Illinois16,37446,569,50015100%

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Jefferson County37,684312.11$119.08/mo
Marion County37,205612.39$126.54/mo
Washington County13,887212.14$119.36/mo

Cities Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) Has Coverage

  • Addieville, IL
  • Alma, IL
  • Ashley, IL
  • Belle Rive, IL
  • Bluford, IL
  • Bonnie, IL
  • Central City, IL
  • Centralia, IL
  • Dix, IL
  • Du Bois, IL
  • Farina, IL
  • Hoyleton, IL
  • Irvington, IL
  • Iuka, IL
  • Junction City, IL
  • Kell, IL
  • Kinmundy, IL
  • Mount Vernon, IL
  • Nashville, IL
  • New Minden, IL
  • Oakdale, IL
  • Odin, IL
  • Okawville, IL
  • Patoka, IL
  • Radom, IL
  • Richview, IL
  • Salem, IL
  • Sandoval, IL
  • Venedy, IL
  • Walnut Hill, IL
  • Waltonville, IL
  • Wamac, IL
  • Woodlawn, IL

* 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:

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

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

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

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois)s current average bundled electricity rate is 14.33 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Illinois bundled rate of 12.99 cents and the average national rate of 13.26 cents.

How many counties does Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) offer service in?

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) offers service in 3 counties in the nation.

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 bill for Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) customers each month?

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $172.07, compared to the Illinois average of $93.13 and the United States average of $93.13 for bundled service.

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

Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Illinois) has customers in 33 cities in the nation.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-11