Of the hundreds of electricity providers in the United States, 60.9 percent are public power utilities.* In total, there are 3,302 providers nationwide.
The second highest number of providers are cooperatives, which make up 26.5 percent. Investor-owned utilities make up 5.7 percent while power marketers stand at 6.6 percent. Federal power agencies are the smallest electricity providers with .3 percent.
*APPA 2016-2017 Directory and Statistical Report
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