Verendrye Electric Cooperative

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About Verendrye Electric Cooperative

Verendrye Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative supplying electricity in 9 counties within the state of North Dakota including Ward County, Mountrail County, McLean County, Bottineau County, and McHenry County. A total of 70 industrial customers, 2,306 commercial customers and 14,187 residential customer accounts purchase their electricity from the provider. Verendrye Electric Cooperative averages 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour charged to their patrons for residential electricity, which is 1.99% less than the average state rate of 11.11 cents. About 572,327 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail customers in 2020. The electricity sourced by the company primarily came from megawatt hours that they procured by way of wholesale channels. They purchased 590,492 wholesale megawatt hours. The revenue for Verendrye Electric Cooperative for 2020 from electricity sales was $51,313,000, with $51,179,900 coming from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $125.95, while the Verendrye Electric Cooperative average is 7.98% more at $136.01 per month. Verendrye Electric Cooperative is the 2296th ranked provider in the country for average monthly bill amount. Electricity production is not part of the Verendrye Electric Cooperative business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their end users.

Verendrye Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Luckily, Verendrye Electric Cooperative 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

Verendrye Electric Cooperative reported an annual loss of around 2.90% 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 North Dakota has an energy loss average of 2.13% and the US average is 2.76%, giving Verendrye Electric Cooperative a rank of 353rd best out of 3509 providers reporting energy loss in the US.

Verendrye Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Verendrye Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.084/kWh$192.09/mo.$100.40/mo.
860th10.89¢Verendrye Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2296th$136.01Average monthly electricity bill for Verendrye Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Verendrye Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:615 Highway 52 West
    Velva, North Dakota 58790
    United States of America
  • CEO:Bruce Carlson

Verendrye Electric Cooperative Contact

Verendrye Electric Cooperative Service

  • Outage Phone:(800) 472-2141

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Energy Loss

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

-2.90%

Total Energy Loss

17,149MWh

353 National Rank

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Verendrye Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Dakota16,56350,925,00011100%

Verendrye Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bottineau County6,379510.20$127.58/mo
McHenry County5,345510.84$123.34/mo
McLean County9,771611.61$136.58/mo
Mountrail County9,80969.43$99.61/mo
Pierce County3,990510.28$152.69/mo
Renville County2,282710.20$120.02/mo
Sheridan County1,265510.37$128.71/mo
Ward County69,919710.55$108.13/mo
Wells County3,982410.30$152.37/mo

Cities Verendrye Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Verendrye Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does Verendrye Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Verendrye Electric Cooperative.

Who is the CEO of Verendrye Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Verendrye Electric Cooperative is Bruce Carlson.

What cities does Verendrye Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

Verendrye Electric Cooperative serves 25 cities.

What is the phone number for Verendrye Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Verendrye Electric Cooperative by phone via (701) 338-2855.

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

Consumers of Verendrye Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Verendrye Electric Cooperative is $136.01. The North Dakota average bundled bill is $109.59 and the US average is $109.59.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01