West Central Electric Cooperative

About West Central Electric Cooperative

West Central Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative. The largest city served by the company is Warrensburg, but the company also provides electricity in 24 cities in Missouri. There are 14,419 customers receiving electricity from the company. These customer accounts are made up of 1.10% commercial customers and 98.90% residential customers. On average, West Central Electric Cooperative charges their customers a residential electricity rate of 10.83 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the state and the United States average prices of 10.97 and 13.26 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Of the 274,930 megawatt hours West Central Electric Cooperative sold and dispossessed, 267,338 were from retail sales. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they acquired via the wholesale market. Of the total electricity sourced by the company, whole purchased made up 100.00%. In 2020, the company made a total of $28,835,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $28,555,000 from retail sales to end users.

Consumers of the company pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $158.75. This is 37.60% above the Missouri average of $114.42. The supplier currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end customers.

West Central Electric Cooperative Net Metering

West Central Electric Cooperative offers net metering options to consumers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

West Central Electric Cooperative currently suffers from the loss of around 2.68% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 304th best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

West Central Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

West Central Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.105/kWh$167.47/mo.$151.98/mo.
918th10.83¢West Central Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2729th$158.75Average monthly electric bill for West Central Electric Cooperative's residential customers

West Central Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:7867 South Highway 13
    Higginsville, Missouri 64037
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jeff Birkeland

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Energy provider of the year for Missouri, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Missouri, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

West Central Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.68%

Total Energy Loss

7,369MWh

304 National Rank

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West Central Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Missouri14,41928,555,00033100%

West Central Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Jackson County703,011512.62$110.59/mo
Johnson County54,062311.43$134.81/mo
Lafayette County32,708311.41$134.46/mo
Pettis County42,339411.27$130.82/mo

Cities West Central Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Alma, MO
  • Aullville, MO
  • Bates City, MO
  • Centerview, MO
  • Chilhowee, MO
  • Concordia, MO
  • Corder, MO
  • Dover, MO
  • Emma, MO
  • Higginsville, MO
  • Holden, MO
  • Kingsville, MO
  • Knob Noster, MO
  • Lake Lafayette, MO
  • Levasy, MO
  • Lexington, MO
  • Lone Jack, MO
  • Mayview, MO
  • Napoleon, MO
  • Oak Grove, MO
  • Odessa, MO
  • Warrensburg, MO
  • Waverly, MO
  • Wellington, MO

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

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West Central Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many counties does West Central Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

West Central Electric Cooperative provides electricity to customers in 4 counties.

What is the phone number for West Central Electric Cooperative?

West Central Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (816) 565-4942

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of West Central Electric Cooperative is $158.75. The state average bundled bill is $114.42 and the US average is $114.42.

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

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of West Central Electric Cooperative is 10.83 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of West Central Electric Cooperative?

West Central Electric Cooperative’s current CEO is Jeff Birkeland.

What cities does West Central Electric Cooperative offer service in?

West Central Electric Cooperative has customers in 24 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-13