Washington Electric Coop

The company has a total of 23,422 electricity customers. There are 26 industrial customer accounts, 1,318 commercial accounts and 22,078 residential customer accounts. Washington Electric Coop's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 23.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.80% higher than the average state rate of 19.17 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for their consumers. They had total sales and disposition of 75,495 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 73,165 megawatt hours were from sales to end users. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 2,156 of them were generated by power facilities owned by Washington Electric Coop and 75,750 megawatt hours were purchased on wholesale channels. In 2020, the provider made 87.01% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users. Their revenue from all electricity related activities was $19,372,000.

About Washington Electric Coop

The Vermont average monthly residential electric bill is $108.86, while the Washington Electric Coop average is 4.85% higher at $114.69 per month. Washington Electric Coop is the 10th ranked provider in the state for average monthly bill total. Washington Electric Coop produces 60,326 megawatt hours from their electricity plants, ranking them as the 9th highest producer of electricity out of 4 companies in Vermont. The company is able to produce 2,156 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power sources, which ranks them as the 198th largest producer of hydroelectric power in the US out of 3511 providers. The company produces 100.00% of their total number of megawatt hours produced, which is 60,326 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuels.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 2 electricity generation plants linked to Washington Electric Coop in one capacity or another, which means they have the 8th highest number of generating facilities linked to an electricity company out of the 4 companies that we receive data on in the state and 739th out of 3511 in the US. The company averages 473.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold. This comes to a total emissions amount of 69,261,500.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Washington Electric Coop’s main fuel source consumed for electricity generation is Landfill Gas. The supplier produces 58,170 megawatt hours, or 96.43% of their total production using this fuel source.

Washington Electric Coop Net Metering

Net metering services are accessible to consumers of Washington Electric Coop. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows consumers to sell electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Washington Electric Coop has energy lose of 2.72% of their total production due to heat dissipation and other causes. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the numerous suppliers who operate around the US. Washington Electric Coop has been given a rank of 1103rd worst out of 3511 suppliers who report energy loss in the US and 4th worst out of 4 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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.233/kWh$0.213/kWh$114.69/mo.$102.32/mo.
1536th23.34¢Washington Electric Coop's Average residential price per kWh
797th$114.69Average monthly electric 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:Jeff Triplett

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Quick Facts About Washington Electric Coop

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Washington Electric Coop is the 1459th worst polluting electricity company out of 3511 in the country, emitting 69,261,500.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

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Washington Electric Coop is the 986th largest electricity company out of 3511 providers in the United States based on total customer count.

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CO2 emissions from Washington Electric Coop's electricity sales increased by 37,849,579.5 kilograms (120.49%) within the preceding 12 months.

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Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

2,055MWh

1103 National Rank

Washington Electric Coop Energy Makeup

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Washington Electric Coop State Coverage

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Vermont23,42233,710,0005100%

Washington Electric Coop County Coverage

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Caledonia County29,993420.15$110.64/mo
Orange County28,892221.09$114.05/mo
Washington County58,409220.78$113.96/mo

Power Plants Owned by Washington Electric Coop

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Coventry Clean Energy CorporationWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
Coventry CDP VT Landfill Gas 58,17031,144,420.82535.4No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Wrightsville Hydro PlantWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
Montpelier VT Conventional Hydroelectric 2,156133,138.1761.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Washington Electric Coop Fuel Makeup

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Landfill Gas
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96.43%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
3.57%

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Washington Electric Coop FAQ:

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

Washington Electric Coops current average electricity rate is 23.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Vermont rate of 19.17 cents and the average US rate of 13.45 cents.

Who is the CEO of Washington Electric Coop?

Washington Electric Coop’s CEO is Jeff Triplett.

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

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Washington Electric Coop is $114.69. The Vermont average bill is $108.86 and the nationwide average is $108.86.

What is the phone number for Washington Electric Coop?

The Washington Electric Coop phone number is (800) 932-5245.

What percentage of Washington Electric Coop’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Washington Electric Coop produces 0% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

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

There are 2 power plants owned by or associated with Washington Electric Coop.

How many counties does Washington Electric Coop sell electricity to?

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

What percentage of Washington Electric Coop’s electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Washington Electric Coop generate 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-09-28