Lacreek Electric Association, Inc. was incorporated in 1948. It is headquartered at Martin, along the north edge of the Great Sand Hill Plains in southern South Dakota. LEA is a rural electric cooperative serving more than 4,000 members in six counties across 5,174 square miles of south central South Dakota and northern Nebraska.
2021 Year End Statistics
|Headquarters:||121 N Harold St., Martin, SD|
|Bennett, Jackson, Oglala Lakota, Todd, and Mellette in South Dakota and Cherry County in Nebraska|
Number of Members:
|Service Area:||5,174 square miles|
|Meters per Mile||2.14|
|Miles of Line:||3,177|
|Miles of Transmission Line:||
|Miles of Distribution Line:||2,657|
|Miles of Underground Line:||317|
|Number of Meters:||
|Average Monthly Usage, Farm & Residence||1,298 kWh|
|Number of Electric Heat Homes||831|
|Number of Irrigation Systems||128|
|Number of Security Lights||3,921|
|kWh Sales||130,160,394 kWh|
|Revenue per kWh (residential)||$0.1072|
|Winter Demand||29,777 KW|
|Summer Demand||23,802 KW|
|Number of Employees:||27|
|Number of Directors:||13|
|Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 86.29% (Which consists of a blend of coal, hydro, nuclear, natural gas, renewable, (wind and waste heat) and purchases; and WAPA, 13.71% (Hydro)|
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