Vectren Energy

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About Vectren Energy

With their main offices in Oakland City, Indiana, Vectren Energy offers electricity services 2 states throughout the country. Consumers of Vectren Energy are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.54 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than the national average price of 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour. In 2020 they had sales to end users totaling 4,496,834.16 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other electricity suppliers of 4,496,834.16 megawatt hours. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 77.28% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 21.09%. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $566,412,800, with $522,264,490 coming from retail sales to end users and $24,635,310 from sales to the wholesale market.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Vectren Energy is $150.25 per month. Patrons of the supplier pay a 19.29% markup compared to other residents of the United States. Electricity generation from sustainable fuel sources by the company totals 121,280 megawatt hours, ranking the provider 182nd out of the 3509 we track in the nation. Consumers of the supplier deal with 0.86 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 78.4 minutes. The supplier generates a total of 15,513,202.17 megawatt hours from coal use.

Vectren Energy Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Vectren Energy and any residents who receive their electricity from the company. This makes it cheaper for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused wattage back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Vectren Energy currently loses roughly 2.75% of the electricity that they generate. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This results in Vectren Energy receiving a ranking of 320th best out of 3509 suppliers in the country.

Vectren Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Vectren Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.108/kWh$212.53/mo.$91.04/mo.
2708th16.54¢Vectren Energy's Average residential price per kWh
2575th$150.25Average monthly electricity bill for Vectren Energy's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Vectren Energy

Vectren Energy is the 73rd largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types in the US out of 3509 suppliers.

Vectren Energy produces 0.70% of its total megawatt hours generated from solar energy sources, which ranks them 183rd in the country for percentage of total electricity production that comes from solar power.

The provider is ranked 83rd in the United States for total electricity generation, producing 15,788,752.75 megawatt hours.

Based on megawatt hours produced, Vectren Energy is the 83rd largest electricity company out of 3509 in the United States.

Vectren Energy's electricity production facilities produce 136,973.81 megawatt hours using natural gas.

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Energy Loss

Vectren Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.75%

Total Energy Loss

397,014MWh

320 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Vectren Energy's Power Outages

78.4 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.86 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Vectren Energy Energy Makeup

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Vectren Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Indiana150,543578,744,4129100%
Ohio17,220,00070

Vectren Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Dubois County43,637612.23$127.17/mo
Gibson County33,011313.62$146.66/mo
Pike County27,0885915.64$136.81/mo
Pike County12,250414.08$147.02/mo
Posey County25,222315.40$149.14/mo
Spencer County19,810213.76$137.39/mo
Vanderburgh County180,136116.44$150.27/mo
Warrick County63,898416.17$149.35/mo

Power Plants Owned by Vectren Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Madison IN Coal 5,530,1025,545,640,320.751,002.81
Gallia County OH Coal 4,874,0834,768,479,730.87978.33
Warrick County IN Coal 4,556,450.034,578,539,855.241,004.85
Posey County IN Coal 2,743,5672,817,177,782.921,026.83
Warrick County IN Coal 1,664,805.991,683,948,333.71,011.5
Spencer County IN Solar 104,051
Veolia ES Blackfoot Landfill FacilityVectren Energy (100.00%)
Pike County IN Landfill Gas 10,2845,361,699.97521.36
Oak Hill Solar ArrayVectren Energy (100.00%)
Evansville IN Solar 3,491
Volkman Road Solar Array HybridVectren Energy (100.00%)
Vanderburgh County IN Solar 3,411

Vectren Energy Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.25%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.87%
SOLAR
Solar
0.70%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.11%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.07%

Cities Vectren Energy Has Coverage

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

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Vectren Energy FAQ:

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Vectren Energy customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for customers of Vectren Energy is 16.54 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the average bundled bill for Vectren Energy customers each month?

Customers of Vectren Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $150.25.

When will Vectren Energy power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Vectren Energy's consumers is 78.4 minutes.

What is the phone number for Vectren Energy?

Vectren Energy's customer service phone number is (800) 227-1376

Does Vectren Energy have a parent company?

CenterPoint Energy is the owner of Vectren Energy.

What percentage of Vectren Energy's electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Vectren Energy produce 0.77% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

What percentage of Vectren Energy's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Vectren Energy generate 99.23% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

How many states does Vectren Energy supply electricity to?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Vectren Energy.

How many counties does Vectren Energy supply electricity to?

There are 8 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Vectren Energy including Ohio and Indiana.

What cities does Vectren Energy sell electricity in?

Vectren Energy provides electricity to 25 cities.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Vectren Energy?

There are 9 power plants associated with or owned by Vectren Energy.

Does Vectren Energy have any subsidiary companies?

Vectren Energy is a parent company of Ohio Valley Electric Corporation.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-09