Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

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About Wild Rice Electric Cooperative

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative serves 5 counties and is considered an electricity cooperative. The provider has a total of 14,378 customers. There are 13,556 residential customer accounts, 820 commercial customers and 2 industrial customer accounts. On average, Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's customers spend 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Luckily, this is 7.26% below Minnesota's average rate of 14.13 cents, which ranks the company 112th lowest for average electricity price out of 180 suppliers in Minnesota. They sold 262,999 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2020. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of the wholesale market. Of the electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $33,472,500, with $33,308,200 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Wild Rice Electric Cooperative is $168.16 per month. The provider is not associated with any electricity generation plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other companies. The grid owned by the provider has 1.92 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting on average 227.99 minutes. The national average for other suppliers is 1.21 outages per customer and about 122.99 minutes an outage.

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Net metering is accessible to consumers of Wild Rice Electric Cooperative. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for individuals to sell electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when working with electricity transmission. Wild Rice Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of about 6.27% of the total electricity they transmit. Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's energy loss levels leave them with a rank of 43rd best out of the 166 providers that operate in Minnesota and report energy loss and 1194th best out of 3509 in the United.

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.126/kWh$171.28/mo.$158.26/mo.
1928th13.10¢Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
2793rd$168.16Average monthly electricity bill for Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:502 North Main Street
    Mahnomen, Minnesota 56557
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kristin Dolan

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Energy Loss

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-6.27%

Total Energy Loss

17,628MWh

1194 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's Power Outages

227.99 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

1.92 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Wild Rice Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Minnesota14,37833,308,20030100%

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Becker County35,183612.61$145.89/mo
Clay County65,318713.04$182.46/mo
Mahnomen County5,411113.10$168.16/mo
Norman County6,441512.99$197.94/mo
Polk County31,192913.10$191.26/mo

Cities Wild Rice Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Wild Rice Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Wild Rice Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Customers of Wild Rice Electric Cooperative pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $168.16.

When will Wild Rice Electric Cooperative power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's consumers is 227.99 minutes.

What is the phone number for Wild Rice Electric Cooperative?

The Wild Rice Electric Cooperative phone number is (800) 244-5709.

How many counties does Wild Rice Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative supplies electricity to customers in 5 counties in the United States including Minnesota.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Wild Rice Electric Cooperative customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Wild Rice Electric Cooperative is 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Wild Rice Electric Cooperative?

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative's CEO is Kristin Dolan.

What cities does Wild Rice Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

Wild Rice Electric Cooperative supplies in 9 cities in the US including Minnesota.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-25