About Vectren Energy

Vectren Energy is an investor owned entity headquartered in Oakland City, Indiana and providing power to customers in 2 states in the United States including in major cities such as Evansville, Jasper, Princeton, Tell City, and Mount Vernon. There are a total of 149,406 customer accounts who are receiving electricity from the supplier. These customers are made up of 87.16% residential properties, 12.76% commercial customers and 0.08% industrial accounts. Vectren Energy averages 16.23 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their consumers for residential electricity . This is more than the nationwide average price of 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour. The supplier had total sales and disposition of 5,357,099.25 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 10.98% were by way of wholesale channels. The electricity sourced by the provider came from a combination of electricity generation from power plants owned by Vectren Energy and additional megawatt hours that they purchased via wholesale channels. They produced 4,140,124.02 megawatt hours and purchased 1,129,697.23 on the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 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.

Consumers of the provider pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $143.09. This is 21.33% higher than the national average bill of $117.93. The supplier generates a total of 15,634,021.28 megawatt hours from coal use. This is the 30th most in the nation out of 3510 electricity suppliers Vectren Energy generates 15,808,886.07 megawatt hours from their electricity plants, ranking them as the 88th highest generator of electricity in the country out of 3510 companies. Customers of the supplier experience 0.86 power outages each year with outages lasting an average of 78.4 minutes.

Vectren Energy Net Metering

Consumers of Vectren Energy have the ability to use net metering. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell extra kilowatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Vectren Energy recently reported a loss of 2.75% of their electricity production amount. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This results in Vectren Energy receiving a ranking of 321st best out of 3510 suppliers in the United States.

Vectren Energy Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.108/kWh$207.27/mo.$91.04/mo.
2707th16.23¢Vectren Energy's Average residential price per kWh
2484th$143.09Average monthly electric bill for Vectren Energy's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Vectren Energy

Vectren Energy is the 173rd largest electricity company out of 3510 suppliers in the country based on number of customers.

Vectren Energy ranks 84th in the United States out of 3510 companies for total megawatt hours produced from solar fields.

Vectren Energy is the 75th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types in the United States.

Vectren Energy is 454th out of the 3510 suppliers in the United States for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel types.

Vectren Energy's electricity facilities produce 96,627.04 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas.

Energy provider of the year for Indiana, Major Provider Category
Least Outages Per Year
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Energy provider of the year for Indiana, Major Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy provider of the year for Indiana, Major Provider Category
Least Outages Per Year
Indiana, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Vectren Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.75%

Total Energy Loss

397,014MWh

321 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
Indiana149,406545,810,7949100%
Ohio23,728,00079

Vectren Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Dubois County42,736511.80$112.79/mo
Gibson County33,659313.01$138.02/mo
Hancock County8,722112.10$147.97/mo
Perry County19,169612.26$111.65/mo
Pike County27,772513.70$131.34/mo
Pike County12,389313.31$137.65/mo
Posey County25,427314.02$140.69/mo
Spencer County20,277312.96$125.08/mo
Vanderburgh County181,451116.04$143.10/mo
Warrick County62,998216.04$143.10/mo

Power Plants Owned by Vectren Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gallia County OH Coal 5,431,408.025,455,909,237.21,004.51Yes
Madison IL Coal 5,043,427.025,109,380,736.251,013.08Yes
Warrick County IN Coal 4,749,3414,783,581,007.141,007.21
Posey County IN Coal 2,655,790.022,779,635,267.531,046.63Yes
Warrick County IN Coal 1,626,1531,637,016,102.781,006.68
Spencer County IN Solar 46,069
Veolia ES Blackfoot Landfill FacilityVectren Energy (100.00%)
Oakland City IN Landfill Gas 9,6855,404,918.07558.07
Volkman Road Solar Array HybridVectren Energy (100.00%)
Vanderburgh County IN Solar 3,529
Oak Hill Solar ArrayVectren Energy (100.00%)
Evansville IN Solar 3,422

Vectren Energy Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.89%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.61%
SOLAR
Solar
0.34%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.10%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.06%

Cities Vectren Energy Has Coverage

  • Beaver, OH
  • Boonville, IN
  • Chandler, IN
  • Chrisney, IN
  • Dale, IN
  • Darmstadt, IN
  • Evansville, IN
  • Fort Branch, IN
  • Francisco, IN
  • Gentryville, IN
  • Grandview, IN
  • Haubstadt, IN
  • Holland, IN
  • Huntingburg, IN
  • Jasper, IN
  • Lynnville, IN
  • Mount Vernon, IN
  • New Harmony, IN
  • Newburgh, IN
  • Piketon, OH
  • Princeton, IN
  • Richland, IN
  • Rockport, IN
  • Santa Claus, IN
  • Somerville, IN
  • Tell City, IN
  • Tennyson, IN
  • Troy, IN
  • Waverly, OH
  • Winslow, IN

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

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Vectren Energy FAQ:

How many states does Vectren Energy offer service in?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Vectren Energy including, Ohio and Indiana.

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

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Vectren Energy is $143.09. The United States average is $117.93 for bundled service.

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

Vectren Energys current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 16.23 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average nationwide BUNDLED rate of 13.26 cents.

Does Vectren Energy have any subsidiary companies?

Ohio Valley Electric Corporation is owned by Vectren Energy.

What is the phone number for Vectren Energy?

The Vectren Energy phone number is (800) 227-1376.

When will Vectren Energy power be restored?

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

How many counties does Vectren Energy provider electricity in?

Vectren Energy provides electricity to customers in 10 counties throughout the US including, Ohio and Indiana.

What company is Vectren Energy owned by?

Vectren Energy is a subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy.

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

Electric plants owned by or associated with Vectren Energy generate 99.60% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What cities does Vectren Energy supply electricity to?

Vectren Energy supplies to 30 cities throughout the United States.

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

Vectren Energy owns or is associated with 9 power plants.

What percentage of Vectren Energy’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Vectren Energy produces 0.40% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-07