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About Watkins Electric

Watkins Electric provides electricity in Watkins Glen in Schuyler County, New York. A total of 1,489 customers (72.73% residential properties, 19.74% commercial customers and 7.52% industrial properties) are supplied electricity by the company. On average, Watkins Electric's patrons spend 5.29 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 73.71% lower than New York's average price of 20.13 cents and 66.41% lower than the nationwide average of 15.76 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 59,982 megawatt hours in 2019, of which 57,692 megawatt hours were via sales to end users. The megawatt hours sourced by the supplier primarily came from megawatt hours that they acquired on wholesale channels. They purchased 59,982 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2019, the total revenue for Watkins Electric was $2,120,000, which was earned exclusively through electricity sales to retail customers.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Watkins Electric is $52.03 per month. Customers of the company pay a 61.56% markdown compared to other residents of the country. The supplier is not associated with any electricity production plants and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Watkins Electric Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Watkins Electric and any individuals who receive their electricity from the company. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for people. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused megawatt hours back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Watkins Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Watkins Electric residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.057/kWh$0.034/kWh$69.72/mo.$25.42/mo.
14th5.29¢Watkins Electric's Average residential price per kWh
37th$52.03Average monthly electricity bill for Watkins Electric's residential customers

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Watkins Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:910 South Decatur Street
    Watkins Glen, New York 14891
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Minard LaFever

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  • States Served:
    • New York
  • Counties Served:
    • Schuyler County
  • Major Cities Served:
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Watkins Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New York1,4892,767,513.4151100%

Watkins Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Schuyler County17,9204521.77$146.20/mo

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Watkins Electric FAQ:

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

Watkins Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $52.03, compared to the New York average of $124.06 and the nationwide of $124.06 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Watkins Electric?

Minard LaFever is the current CEO of Watkins Electric.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Watkins Electric customers?

Watkins Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 5.29 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average New York bundled rate of 20.13 cents and the average national rate of 15.76 cents.

What is the phone number for Watkins Electric?

Watkins Electric's customer service phone number is (607) 535-6873

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-11-07