Adair County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Adair County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

There was a 2.01% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Adair County.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Adair County is Taylor County RECC.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Adair County benefit from an average rate that is 33.19% less at 9.66 cents per kilowatt hour.

Adair County ranks 63rd out of 120 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens using over 300,000 megawatt hours.

Adair County is the 1936th largest county by population in the United States, with 18,903 citizens living within its borders.

Residents of Adair County consume enough electricity to release 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, which is the 16th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in the state.


  • Total Consumption

    321,087 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    253,991,221 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,436.56 kg

Columbia, KY Electricity Overview

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Columbia has an average residential electricity rate of 10.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their residents, 25.87% below the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $118.44 per month, while the US average is $129.86. Kentucky Utilities has an estimated 337 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Columbia residents average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 30th highest in the state out of 556 in this category. With total emissions of 65,100,114.51 kilograms, the city ranks 88th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 82,297.29 megawatt hours consumed in Columbia must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbia

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.092/kWh$207.07/mo.$81.36/mo.
31st10.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbia
184th$118.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbia, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740
Taylor County RECCBUNDLED9.3096.8297,38727,671,000

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Adair County, Kentucky Details

Adair County, Kentucky Net Metering

Of the 5 electricity suppliers in Adair County, 4 of them report that they offer net metering. At the state level, Kentucky is known for heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity companies in Adair County that report energy loss, including Taylor County RECC, Kentucky Utilities, and South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. Combined, these 4 companies average an annual energy loss of 4.44% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.52%, resulting in a rank of 1393rd best in the United States and a state rank of 96th best out of 3221 and 120 counties, respectively.


How many electric companies offer service in Adair County, Kentucky?

Adair County, Kentucky is home to 5 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Adair County, Kentucky?

By total megawatt hours sold, Taylor County RECC is the largest electricity provider in Adair County, Kentucky.

Which electricity companies offer service in Adair County, Kentucky?

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-18