Washington Electric Coop

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About Washington Electric Coop

Washington Electric Coop supplies electricity for 3 cities in the state. The company is an electric cooperative. A total of 11,711 customers (94.26% residential customers, 5.63% commercial customers and 0.11% industrial accounts) are provided electricity by the company. The average residential electricity rate for customers of Washington Electric Coop is around 23.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.59% above Vermont's average price of 19.20 cents. In 2020 the company sold 96.91% of their disposition via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources of megawatt hours including 2,156 megawatt hours produced by power facilities owned by the company and 75,750 megawatt hours purchased by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, the supplier had revenue of $16,855,000 from retail electricity sales to end users.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Washington Electric Coop is $114.69 per month, while the state average is $108.74. Consumers of the supplier have a 4.91% markup compared to the rest of the state. Washington Electric Coop ranks as the 397th highest total electricity generator in the country out of 3509 providers. The provider is able to generate 1,836 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power sources, which makes them the 190th largest generator of hydroelectric power in the country out of 3509 suppliers. Based on customer count, Washington Electric Coop is the 966th largest supplier out of 3509 providers in the country.

Washington Electric Coop Net Metering

Consumers of Washington Electric Coop are able to participate in net metering, which is a positive for both parties. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra kilowatt hours back to their electricity supplier, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly.

Energy Loss

Electricity providers regularly submit data on energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Washington Electric Coop recently reported a loss of 2.72% of their total electricity generation amount. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the various providers who operate around the US. Washington Electric Coop has received a rank of 314th best out of 3509 companies who report energy loss in the US and 2nd best out of 17 in Vermont.

Washington Electric Coop Rate & Electric Bills

Washington Electric Coop residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.233/kWh$0.213/kWh$114.69/mo.$102.32/mo.
2911th23.34¢Washington Electric Coop's Average residential price per kWh
1637th$114.69Average monthly electricity bill for Washington Electric Coop's residential customers

Washington Electric Coop Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:40 Church Street
    East Montpelier, Vermont 05651
    United States of America
  • CEO:Louis Porter

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Quick Facts About Washington Electric Coop

Washington Electric Coop generates 55,482 megawatt hours (or 100.00% of their total generation) from the use of renewable fuel sources in their electricity generation plants.

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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Washington Electric Coop's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.72%

Total Energy Loss

2,055MWh

314 National Rank

Washington Electric Coop Energy Makeup

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Washington Electric Coop State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Vermont11,71116,855,0004100%

Washington Electric Coop County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Caledonia County30,233619.68$104.29/mo
Orange County29,277221.31$115.57/mo
Washington County59,807421.03$113.03/mo

Power Plants Owned by Washington Electric Coop

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Coventry Clean Energy CorporationWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
Orleans County VT Landfill Gas 53,64629,459,331.48549.14
Wrightsville Hydro PlantWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
Montpelier VT Conventional Hydroelectric 1,836

Washington Electric Coop Fuel Makeup

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
96.69%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
3.31%

Cities Washington Electric Coop Has Coverage

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

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Washington Electric Coop FAQ:

What percentage of Washington Electric Coop's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Washington Electric Coop produce 0% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

How much is the average bundled bill for Washington Electric Coop customers each month?

Consumers of Washington Electric Coop pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $114.69.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Washington Electric Coop customers?

Customers of Washington Electric Coop, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 23.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Washington Electric Coop?

Washington Electric Coop's customer service phone number is (800) 932-5245

What percentage of Washington Electric Coop's electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Washington Electric Coop generates 100.00% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

How many counties does Washington Electric Coop supply electricity in?

There are 3 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Washington Electric Coop.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Washington Electric Coop?

Washington Electric Coop owns or is associated with 2 power plants.

Who is the CEO of Washington Electric Coop?

The CEO of Washington Electric Coop is Louis Porter.

What cities does Washington Electric Coop offer service in?

Washington Electric Coop provides electricity to 3 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01