Trico Electric Cooperative

About Trico Electric Cooperative

Trico Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative. The largest county serviced by Trico Electric Cooperative is Pima County, but the company also operates in in 3 counties in Arizona. Presently, 50,178 consumers are supplied electricity by the company. These customers are a mix of 27 industrial locations, 2,204 commercial customers and 47,947 residential properties. Trico Electric Cooperative's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.34 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for their consumers, this rate is higher than both the state and nationwide average prices of 12.39 and 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Of the 863,449 megawatt hours Trico Electric Cooperative sold and dispossessed, 94.88% were from retail sales and 0.05% were from wholesale sales to other electricity providers. The electricity sourced was made up of megawatt hours generated by the company and megawatt hours acquired via the wholesale market. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $110,223,200, with 98.27% coming from retail sales to end users and 0.03% from sales to the wholesale market.

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Trico Electric Cooperative is $140.17 per month, while the US average is $117.93. Customers of the supplier have a 18.86% markup compared to the rest of the nation. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their customers.

Trico Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Trico Electric Cooperative are able to participate in net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess megawatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible .

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Trico Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 4.82% of their electricity production amount. The state average for energy loss is 4.50% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Trico Electric Cooperative getting a ranking of 6th best out of 32 electricity companies in the state and 857th best out of 3510 providers in the United States.

Trico Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Trico Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.135/kWh$224.53/mo.$85.14/mo.
2392nd14.34¢Trico Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2430th$140.17Average monthly electric bill for Trico Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Trico Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:8600 West Tangerine Road
    Marana, Arizona 85658
    United States of America
  • CEO:Lawrence Hinchliffe

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Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


857 National Rank

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Trico Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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

Trico Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Pima County1,047,279613.40$120.37/mo
Pinal County462,789912.77$134.44/mo
Santa Cruz County46,498313.17$102.68/mo

Cities Trico Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Marana, AZ
  • Sahuarita, AZ
  • Tucson, AZ

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

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Trico Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Trico Electric Cooperative?

Lawrence Hinchliffe is the CEO of Trico Electric Cooperative.

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

Trico Electric Cooperatives current average bundled electricity rate is 14.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Arizona bundled rate of 12.39 cents and the average national rate of 13.26 cents.

How many counties does Trico Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Trico Electric Cooperative offers service in 3 counties in the nation.

What is the phone number for Trico Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Trico Electric Cooperative by phone via (520) 744-2944.

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

Trico Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $140.17, compared to the Arizona average of $137.54 and the United States average of $137.54 for bundled service.

What cities does Trico Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Trico Electric Cooperative has customers in 3 cities in the nation.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-17