Smith County, KS: Electric Rates From 2 Providers

Smith County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Smith County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Smith County is ranked as the 3015th largest consumer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the nation with 50,670.2 megawatt hours being used by residents who live there.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Smith County pay an average rate of 13.35% more than the national average at 18.22 cents per kilowatt hour.

No electricity production takes place in Smith County, meaning the county must import their electricity from other counties.

With a population of 3,588 residents, Smith County is the 76th most populated county in the state.

Smith County has the 59th worst pollution level due to electricity use in Kansas, emitting 16,566,309.3 kilograms of CO2 gases.

The largest electricity provider in Smith County by megawatt hours sold is Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    50,670 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    16,566,309 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,617.14 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Smith Center

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Smith Center Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.15¢ per kWh

  • 3.68% higher than last month
  • 2.03% higher than March last year
  • 6.41% higher than the Kansas average
  • 9.36% lower than the US average
  • 635th in the state out of 738 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 20 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since March last year
  • 16,731st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,008 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 395 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.47¢ per kWh

  • 0.17% higher than last month
  • 5.17% lower than March last year
  • 6.63% higher than the Kansas average
  • 9.99% lower than the US average
  • 634th in the state out of 738 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since March last year
  • 15,022nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 257 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,910 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$89.29 per month

  • 10.42% lower than last month
  • 8.34% lower than March last year
  • 2.27% lower than the Kansas average
  • 25.93% lower than the US average
  • 467th in the state out of 738 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 31 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 76 since March last year
  • 4,512th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 732 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 758 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$116.86 per month

  • 0.58% lower than last month
  • 8.44% lower than March last year
  • 1.85% lower than the Kansas average
  • 13.99% lower than the US average
  • 456th in the state out of 738 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 229 since March last year
  • 8,577th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 183 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,502 since March last year

Smith Center, KS Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Smith Center home spend, on average, 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.63% more than Kansas' average price of 13.57 cents, resulting in the city ranking 634th out of 741 cities in Kansas for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Prairie Land Electric Cooperative. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Smith Center average is 15.28% lower at $116.86 per month.

Smith Center is the 156th highest ranked city in Kansas out of 741 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 6,773,348.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 9th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 20,717.16 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smith Center

Smith Center residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.102/kWh$192.23/mo.$70.90/mo.
634th14.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smith Center
456th$116.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Smith Center Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Smith Center, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.02116.13119,253.4416,718,234.86
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED18.90124.6564,298.5812,154,635.81

Kensington, KS Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Kensington home spend, on average, 14.05 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 3.54% more than Kansas' average price of 13.57 cents, resulting in the city ranking 563rd out of 741 cities in Kansas for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Prairie Land Electric Cooperative. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $116.13. This is 15.80% lower than the nationwide average bill of $137.93.

Kensington is the 281st highest ranked city in Kansas out of 741 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 2,576,365.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 416th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 7,880.15 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kensington

Kensington residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.099/kWh$191.04/mo.$69.73/mo.
563rd14.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kensington
224th$116.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kensington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kensington, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Prairie Land Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.02116.13119,253.4416,718,234.86

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Lebanon, KS Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Lebanon home spend, on average, 18.94 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 39.62% more than Kansas' average price of 13.57 cents, resulting in the city ranking 737th out of 741 cities in Kansas for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative. Lebanon has the 425th highest population in Kansas, with 207 residents .

Lebanon is the 422nd highest ranked city in Kansas out of 741 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 955,748.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 9th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 2,923.28 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lebanon

Lebanon residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.210/kWh$0.138/kWh$205.04/mo.$82.97/mo.
737th18.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lebanon
549th$124.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lebanon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lebanon, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED18.90124.6564,298.5812,154,635.81

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Smith County, Kansas Details

Smith County, Kansas Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Smith County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has nonexistent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The single company in Smith County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 5.33%. With a United States average energy loss of 2.87%, Smith County is ranked as the 2069th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Smith County:

  • Athol, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Cedar, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Gaylord, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 89.69%
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 10.31%
  • Kensington, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lebanon, Kansas:
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Smith Center, Kansas:
    • Prairie Land Electric Cooperative: 91.45%
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 8.55%

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

FAQ

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

Smith County, Kansas has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

By total customer count, Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity company in Smith County, Kansas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Smith County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative1,270
2Prairie Land Electric Cooperative430

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-17