Smith County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Smith County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Smith County is ranked as the 3005th largest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation with 49,596.46 megawatt hours being used by residents who live there.

Smith County has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

At an average residential rate of 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Smith County pay a 17.76% markup from the national average.

Smith County has a population of 3,570 citizens.

Smith County is the 2606th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the US and 60th worst in Kansas, releasing 18,994,973.24 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    49,596 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    18,994,973 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,320.72 kg

Smith Center, KS Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Smith Center home spend, on average, 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 1.26% less than Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents, resulting in the city ranking 447th 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 $123.86, while the Smith Center average is 15.81% lower at $104.29 per month.

Smith Center is the 144th highest ranked city in Kansas out of 741 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 8,358,852.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 156th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 21,825.22 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Smith Center

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.126/kWh$110.51/mo.$98.16/mo.
447th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Smith Center
106th$104.29Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED12.51102.88132,71816,599,800
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87

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Kensington, KS Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Kensington home spend, on average, 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 4.28% less than Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents, resulting in the city ranking 115th 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 $102.88. This is 16.94% lower than the nationwide average bill of $123.86.

Kensington is the 320th highest ranked city in Kansas out of 741 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 2,122,967.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 41st worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 5,543.13 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kensington

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.122/kWh$109.40/mo.$96.54/mo.
115th12.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kensington
62nd$102.88Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED12.51102.88132,71816,599,800

Lebanon, KS Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Lebanon home spend, on average, 17.13 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 31.06% more than Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents, resulting in the city ranking 724th 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 434th highest population in Kansas, with 178 residents .

Lebanon is the 432nd highest ranked city in Kansas out of 741 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 947,088.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 156th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 2,472.88 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lebanon

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.169/kWh$122.35/mo.$115.51/mo.
724th17.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lebanon
557th$119.34Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87

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 5.25%. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Smith County is ranked as the 2057th 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 Cooperative1,413
2Prairie Land Electric Cooperative484

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27