Douglas County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Douglas County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Douglas County produces 1.65% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.25 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Douglas County has seen a decrease of 9.35% in coal use for the production of electricity over the course of the past year.

Douglas County is home to 118,785 people and its power generation plants produce 1,797,034 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 15.13 megawatt hours per capita.

Douglas County is the 147th worst polluting county in the US based on pollution per person.

Douglas County generates the 4th highest amount of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 105 counties in the state, with the fuel accounting for 14.7 megawatt hours a year per person.

Douglas County produces 20,573.69 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 639th in the country out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,650,229 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,797,034 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    29,604 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,767,430 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,771,430,406 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14,912.91 kg

Lawrence, KS Electricity Overview

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Lawrence's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.84 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 1.70% less than the state's average price of 13.07 cents. Hydroelectric facilities in the city generate 29,604 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the city's electricity. Generation from renewable sources comes to 0.31 megawatt hours generated per resident in the city.

There is one power producing plant in Lawrence. The city emits 5,201.29 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 735th highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. A total of 493,779,257.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. In Lawrence, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lawrence

Lawrence residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.093/kWh$194.67/mo.$78.33/mo.
436th12.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lawrence
543rd$117.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lawrence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lawrence, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.71114.829,422,1131,197,878,526
FreeState ElectricBUNDLED14.45153.53216,69531,307,000

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Eudora, KS Electricity Overview

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Eudora's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.89 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 1.33% less than the state's average price of 13.07 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $109.21. This is 5.42% lower than the Kansas average bill of $115.46. With an estimated 2,581 residential customers, Eudora Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Eudora must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 34,095,178.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 55th worst out of 741 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 156th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eudora

Eudora residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.093/kWh$194.67/mo.$78.33/mo.
446th12.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eudora
185th$109.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eudora Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eudora, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eudora UtilitiesBUNDLED13.09103.223,241.793,041,405.11
EvergyBUNDLED12.71114.829,422,1131,197,878,526

Baldwin City, KS Electricity Overview

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Baldwin City's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.61 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 4.19% more than the state's average price of 13.07 cents. With annual generation of 477 megawatt hours, the city is the 26th highest producer of electricity in Kansas. There was a 215.89% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel types in the city during the course of the past 12 months.

There are 2 power producing plants in Baldwin City, which is the 3rd most plants in a city in Kansas. Emitting 25,834,658.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, the city ranks 67th highest out of 741 cities in Kansas for total pollution from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 35th worst in the state for emissions per capita. In Baldwin City, Distillate Fuel Oil is 84.12% of the fuel used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Baldwin City

Baldwin City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.093/kWh$194.67/mo.$78.33/mo.
577th13.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Baldwin City
275th$112.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Baldwin City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Baldwin City, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Baldwin City UtilitiesBUNDLED14.54111.147716,145.452,347,756.26
EvergyBUNDLED12.71114.829,422,1131,197,878,526

Electricity Production in Douglas County, Kansas

Power Plants in Douglas County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lawrence Energy CenterEvergy (100.00%)
Douglas County KS Coal 1,766,9531,928,678,517.321,091.53
Kansas River ProjectBowersock Mills & Power Co (100.00%)
Lawrence KS Conventional Hydroelectric 29,604
Baldwin City Plant No 2Baldwin City Utilities (100.00%)
Baldwin City KS Distillate Fuel Oil 449316,803.36705.58
Baldwin City Plant No 1Baldwin City Utilities (100.00%)
Baldwin City KS Distillate Fuel Oil 2822,743.48812.27

Douglas County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Douglas County, Coal is 97.19% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Coal totals to Conventional Hydroelectric (1.65%) and Natural Gas (1.14%), these three fuel types account for 1,796,632.75 megawatt hours (or 99.98%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 14,912.91 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting county out of 105 counties in the state and 147th out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 1,771,430,405.79 kilograms, the county ranks 4th highest in Kansas and 196th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Douglas County has the 566th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 4 total power plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
97.19%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.65%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.14%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

Douglas County, Kansas Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electricity companies in Douglas County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Kansas has poor net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Douglas County is about 4.19% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Douglas County a rank of 58th best in Kansas out of 105.

Providers In Each City in Douglas County:

  • Baldwin City, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 50.70%
    • Baldwin City Utilities: 49.30%
  • Eudora, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 51.70%
    • Eudora Utilities: 48.30%
  • Lawrence, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 92.45%
    • FreeState Electric: 7.55%
  • Lecompton, Kansas:
    • FreeState Electric: 17.28%
    • Evergy: 82.72%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Douglas County, Kansas?

The largest electricity supplier in Douglas County, Kansas by megawatt hours sold is Evergy.

What electricity companies offer service in Douglas County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Evergy15,101
2Eudora Utilities2,617
3Baldwin City Utilities2,005
4FreeState Electric1,885

How many electric companies offer service in Douglas County, Kansas?

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Douglas County, Kansas.

How many power plants are located within Douglas County, Kansas?

There are 4 power plants located in Douglas County, Kansas

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27