White River Electric Association: Rates and Coverage Area

White River Electric Association

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About White River Electric Association

The company has 2,623 residential customer accounts, 754 commercial customers and 92 industrial customers. White River Electric Association's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.67 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the state and nationwide average rates of 14.16 and 15.64 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. White River Electric Association had total sales and disposition of 578,342 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 568,510 megawatt hours were from retail sales. The electricity sourced by White River Electric Association is made up of multiple electricity sources including 483 megawatt hours generated at power plants they own and 577,859 purchased via wholesale channels. In 2022 they had total electricity related revenue of $47,898,500, with 99.81% coming from retail sales.

Consumers of the supplier pay an average monthly residential power bill of $94.16. This is 3.38% higher than the Colorado average bill of $89.67. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other suppliers to then be resold to their end users. Customers of the provider deal with 2.21 electrical outages on average per year, with outages lasting an average of 104.35 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes each.

White River Electric Association Net Metering

White River Electric Association is one of 41 providers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra kilowatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

White River Electric Association recently reported an annual loss of around 1.55% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity production business and providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. White River Electric Association's energy loss amounts leave them with a rank of 4th best out of the 55 providers that operate in Colorado and report energy loss and 148th best out of 3517 in the United.

White River Electric Association Rate & Electric Bills

White River Electric Association residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.135/kWh$94.54/mo.$82.96/mo.
1802nd13.67¢White River Electric Association's Average residential price per kWh
646th$94.16Average monthly electricity bill for White River Electric Association's residential customers

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White River Electric Association Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:233 6th Street
    Meeker, Colorado 81641
    United States of America
  • CEO:Alan Michalewicz

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Energy Loss

White River Electric Association's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


148 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of White River Electric Association's Power Outages

104.35 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

2.21 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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White River Electric Association State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

White River Electric Association County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Moffat County13,240313.73$123.16/mo
Rio Blanco County6,495211.69$89.55/mo

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White River Electric Association FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for White River Electric Association customers?

White River Electric Association's current average bundled electricity rate is 13.67 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 14.16 cents and the average nationwide rate of 15.64 cents.

How many counties does White River Electric Association supply electricity in?

White River Electric Association provides electricity in 2 counties.

What is the phone number for White River Electric Association?

The White River Electric Association phone number is (970) 878-5041.

Who is the CEO of White River Electric Association?

White River Electric Association's CEO is Alan Michalewicz.

When will White River Electric Association power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for White River Electric Association's customers is 104.348 minutes.

How much is the average bundled bill for White River Electric Association customers each month?

Consumers of White River Electric Association pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $94.16.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2023-12-06