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157

Employees

1 employee per 476 meters. Lean and efficient.

7,700

Hours of Training

Your Co-op employees are among the best-trained and highest-performing in the industry.

74,969

Total Meters

The total number of active meters increased by 1,200 in 2018. Montgomery County recorded the biggest increase in total number of meters (434) and percentage increase (3.7) in 2018.

12

Average Number of Meters Per Mile of Line

Electric cooperatives must meet the challenge of providingreliable, affordable, safe electricity in mostly rural areas. That means we must operate efficiently and cost effectively.We do that with industry-leading technology and an outstanding workforce.

170,708

Poles

1,300 miles tall, laid end-to-end. That’s thedistance from Houston to Los Angeles!

$4.82

Average Cost per Day

A day’s worth of electricity for about the cost of a hamburger.

$36,264

Saved by Co-op Members on prescriptions, by using their Co-op Connections Card

Where Dollars Go

59% POWER COST11% OPERATIONS/

MAINTENANCE

16% DEPRECIATION, TAXES & INTEREST

8% MEMBER SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

6% MARGIN

Electric Meters

92% HOMES

8% SMALL BUSINESSES, LARGE BUSINESSES, INDUSTRY, CHURCHES, FARMS, RANCHES, SCHOOLS

1,439,902,097

Kilowatt-hours used by Sam Houston EC members in 2018

55,791

Co-op members across 10 counties

$82,500

In scholarships to help graduating high school seniors pursue higher education

80

Years young

May 16,1939 is Sam Houston ElectricCooperative’s Birthday!

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