Lyon County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lyon County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Lyon County is the 8th highest county in Kansas for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 8.24 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable sources.

Lyon County consumes approximately 45.54% of the electricity that is produced in their generation facilities, this means they will export or store the remaining megawatt hours.

Lyon County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 7.98% lower than the nationwide average, at 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Lyon County ranks 255th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for electricity per citizen produced from wind energy. Producing 716,484 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 32,179, this averages out to 22.27 megawatt hours per person a year from wind turbines.

The monthly residential electricity bill average in Lyon County is $115.09, compared to the Kansas average bill of $115.46. Lyon County residents enjoy a 0.32% lower average expense each month compared to other consumers in Kansas.

Lyon County is the 288th largest producing county in the United States out of 3221 counties when considering megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    447,049 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    981,651 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    716,484 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    265,167 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    30.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    76,949,307 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,391.29 kg

Emporia, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Emporia's citizens spend 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Kansas and nationwide average rates of 13.07 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Evergy. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $114.82 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Consumers in the city enjoy a 0.56% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing Emporia must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 128,436,879.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 156th highest in Kansas for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Emporia

Emporia 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.
196th12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Emporia
289th$114.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Emporia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Emporia, Kansas

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

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Americus, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Americus' citizens spend 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Kansas and nationwide average rates of 13.07 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Evergy. With a population of 776 citizens, the city is the 229th largest city by population in Kansas.

Electricity companies servicing Americus must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 4,128,879.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 156th highest in Kansas for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Americus

Americus 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.
196th12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Americus
289th$114.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Americus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Americus, Kansas

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

Olpe, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Olpe's citizens spend 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Kansas and nationwide average rates of 13.07 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Evergy. With a population of 519 citizens, the city is the 276th largest city by population in Kansas.

Electricity companies servicing Olpe must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 2,761,454.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 156th highest in Kansas for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Olpe

Olpe 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.
196th12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olpe
289th$114.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olpe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olpe, Kansas

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

Electricity Production in Lyon County, Kansas

Power Plants in Lyon County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Reading Wind ProjectReading Wind Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Lyon County KS Wind 716,484
Emporia Energy CenterEvergy (100.00%)
Lyon County KS Natural Gas 265,077168,903,934.78637.19
Thunderbird Generator (Tbird)4 Rivers Electric Cooperative Inc. (100.00%)
Lyon County KS Distillate Fuel Oil 9064,970.79721.9

Lyon County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Lyon County, Wind makes up 72.99% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Natural Gas (27.00%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.01%), these three fuel types make up 981,651 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county electricity production. The county has the 2008th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 76,949,307.12 kilograms. The county also ranks 2486th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 2,391.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Lyon County is home to 3 power producing plants, which is the 11th most plants within a county in Kansas.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
72.99%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
27.00%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Lyon County, Kansas Net Metering

Of the 2 electric providers in Lyon County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Kansas has nonexistent state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

In Lyon County one company reports energy loss, Evergy. They average an annual energy loss of 2.16%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Kansas average is 2.99%, resulting in a rank of 157th best in the nation and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3221 and 105 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Lyon County, Kansas

Providers In Each City in Lyon County:

  • Admire, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 50.00%
    • Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Allen, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Americus, Kansas:
    • Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative: 34.79%
    • Evergy: 65.21%
  • Bushong, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Emporia, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 87.02%
    • Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative: 12.98%
  • Hartford, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 67.81%
    • Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative: 32.19%
  • Neosho Rapids, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Olpe, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 73.30%
    • Lyon-Coffey Electric Cooperative: 26.70%
  • Reading, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Lyon County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Evergy27,132
2Flint Hills Rural Electric160

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lyon County, Kansas?

The largest electricity provider in Lyon County, Kansas by megawatt hours sold is Evergy.

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Lyon County, Kansas.

How many power plants are located in Lyon County, Kansas?

There are 3 power plants in Lyon County, Kansas

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27