Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative

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About Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative serves electricity to 4 counties in Montana including counties like Yellowstone County, Big Horn County, Carbon County, and Stillwater County. The entity is an electric cooperative. At the time of the most recent government reports, the provider had a total of 21,626 electricity customers signed on for their services. This total is made up of 91.43% residential customer accounts, 7.50% commercial customer accounts and 1.07% industrial customers. On average, Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative charges their customers a residential electricity price of 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.72% above the state's average price of 11.37 cents and 8.99% more than the national average of 13.71 cents. In 2020 the company sold 95.69% of their total megawatt hours disposed via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 302,445 megawatt hours procured by the company. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $36,277,000, with $36,063,000 coming from retail sales to end users.

Consumers of the company pay an average residential electricity bill of $120.42. This is 0.67% below the nationwide average bill of $121.23. Electricity production is not part of the Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Consumers of Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative are able to take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other electricity options as they have the ability to sell extra kilowatt hours back to their electricity provider.

Energy Loss

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative loses electricity at a rate of 4.07% of their generation due to heat dissipation and other causes. The state of Montana has an energy loss average of 3.32% and the national average is 2.76%, giving Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative a rank of 2nd best out of 30 providers who report energy loss in the state.

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.114/kWh$164.23/mo.$97.83/mo.
1675th12.48¢Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1847th$120.42Average monthly electricity bill for Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:150 Cooperative Way
    Huntley, Montana 59037
    United States of America
  • CEO:Brandon Wittman

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Energy Loss

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.07%

Total Energy Loss

12,300MWh

655 National Rank

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Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Montana21,62637,854,8004100%

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Big Horn County13,124612.15$105.81/mo
Carbon County10,473312.44$95.42/mo
Stillwater County8,963512.76$101.12/mo
Yellowstone County164,731312.76$107.68/mo

Cities Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative is Brandon Wittman.

What cities does Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative offer service in?

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative serves electricity to 2 cities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative is $120.42. The Montana average bundled bill is $96.32 and the US average is $96.32.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative customers?

Customers of Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative have customers in in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative including Montana.

What is the phone number for Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative?

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (406) 348-3411

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01