Russell County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Russell County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Russell County residents have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $111.98, which is 9.59% lower than the US average bill of $123.86.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Russell County is 14.61 cents. This rate is approximately 4.43% higher than the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Emitting 35,958,243.94 kilograms of CO2 gases, Russell County has the 42nd worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the state.

Russell County experienced a 92.06% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation during the previous year, which is an unfortunate circumstance.

With 6,691 citizens within its borders and 1,112 megawatt hours produced per year, Russell County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 0.17 megawatt hours. This is the 46 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

The use of natural gas in Russell County yields a total of 601.79 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 24th out of 105 counties in Kansas.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    92,955 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,112 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,112 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.17 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    35,958,244 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,374.12 kg

Russell, KS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Russell is about 11.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 17th out of 741 cities in the state. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Russell average is 31.76% lower at $84.52 per month. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Russell, Kansas Electric Utility.

Coming in at as the 70th worst ranked city out of 741 cities in the state, Russell releases 23,773,793.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Additionally, the city ranks 19th highest in the state for pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 5,401.91 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has 2 electricity plants within its borders. This is the 3rd highest number of plants within a city out of 741 cities, in Kansas. For electricity generation purposes, Russell's top fuel type is Natural Gas, making up 54.12%, or 601.79 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Russell

Russell residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.112/kWh$100.07/mo.$84.52/mo.
17th11.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Russell
9th$84.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Russell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Russell, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87
Russell, Kansas Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.8976.611,11222,488.892,224,758.5

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Gorham, KS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Gorham is about 12.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 49th out of 741 cities in the state. Midwest Energy sells an estimated 35.72 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other vendors. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Gorham average is 11.79% below at $109.26 per month.

Coming in at as the 331st worst ranked city out of 741 cities in the state, Gorham releases 2,000,591.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 41st worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 5,320.72 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gorham

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.111/kWh$158.58/mo.$74.11/mo.
49th12.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gorham
187th$109.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gorham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gorham, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED12.40109.26314,42138,998,925

Lucas, KS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Lucas is about 14.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 666th out of 741 cities in the state. Lucas, Kansas Electric Utility sells an estimated 5,350.97 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other vendors. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Lucas average is 30.01% below at $86.69 per month.

Coming in at as the 348th worst ranked city out of 741 cities in the state, Lucas releases 1,766,479.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 41st worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 5,320.72 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lucas

Lucas residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.142/kWh$102.02/mo.$85.79/mo.
666th14.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lucas
12th$86.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lucas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lucas, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lucas, Kansas Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.7880.741,802.61266,435.87
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87
Western Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED12.66107.0559,6917,557,100

Electricity Production in Russell County, Kansas

Power Plants in Russell County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Russell KS Natural Gas 576373,701.58648.79
Russell KS Distillate Fuel Oil 536409,484.92763.96

Russell County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Russell County is the 42nd worst ranked county in Kansas out of 105 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 35,958,243.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the county ranks 19th highest in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 5,374.12 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are 2 electricity plants in the county, which is the 20th most plants in a county in the state. When it comes to electricity generation, Russell County's main fuel is Natural Gas, accounting for 601.79 megawatt hours, or 54.12% of production in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
54.12%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
45.88%

Russell County, Kansas Net Metering

Russell County has 3 out of 6 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Kansas has poor regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Russell County is about 8.86% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Russell County is ranked as the 2823rd best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Russell County:

  • Bunker Hill, Kansas:
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 100.00%
  • Dorrance, Kansas:
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 100.00%
  • Gorham, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Lucas, Kansas:
    • Lucas, Kansas Electric Utility: 80.82%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 11.84%
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 7.34%
  • Luray, Kansas:
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 10.41%
    • Luray, Kansas Electric Utility: 74.06%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 15.53%
  • Paradise, Kansas:
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 84.19%
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 15.81%
  • Russell, Kansas:
    • Russell, Kansas Electric Utility: 81.48%
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 18.52%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Russell County, Kansas by total customer count is Russell, Kansas Electric Utility.

Which electricity companies offer service in Russell County, Kansas?

How many power plants are within Russell County, Kansas?

Russell County, Kansas has 2 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Russell County, Kansas is home to 6 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

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