Boyd County, Kentucky Electric Profile

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The burning of natural gas in Boyd County yields a total of 439,586 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 362nd out of 3220 counties in the United States.

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Boyd County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 2.48% lower than the US average rate, at 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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Boyd County is the 13th largest producing county out of 120 counties in the state when considering megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

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At $162.65, the Boyd County average monthly residential electric bill is 32.97% higher than the Kentucky average.

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The largest electricity provider in Boyd County by megawatt hours sold is Kentucky Power.

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Emitting 572,838,583.26 kilograms of CO2 gases, Boyd County has the 25th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    765,997 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    455,888 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    16,302 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    439,586 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.76 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    572,838,583 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    12,261.62 kg

Ashland, KY Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Ashland is approximately 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the Kentucky average rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $162.65 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Kentucky Power has 478 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Ashland accounts for 272,358,909.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 18th highest in Kentucky out of 541 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 279th worst in Kentucky in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 13,204.64 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the 338,187.6 megawatt hours used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ashland

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$242.95/mo.$105.11/mo.
479th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ashland
490th$162.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ashland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ashland, Kentucky

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Zips with electric coverage in Ashland, Kentucky include: 41102, 41101, 41129

Westwood CDP, KY Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Westwood CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.45% more than the average state rate of 11.07 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $162.65 per month. Kentucky Power is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Westwood CDP emits 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th worst polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. With total emissions of 62,141,036.91 kilograms, the city ranks 90th worst in Kentucky for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 77,160.42 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westwood CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$242.95/mo.$105.11/mo.
479th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westwood CDP
490th$162.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westwood CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westwood CDP, Kentucky

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Catlettsburg, KY Electric Overview

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Catlettsburg has an average residential electricity price of 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.45% more than the average Kentucky price of 11.07 cents and 2.48% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $162.65 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Catlettsburg pay 35.27% more compared to other residents in the US. With 77 residential customers, Kentucky Power is the largest supplier in the city.

Catlettsburg is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 25,022,793.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Catlettsburg

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$242.95/mo.$105.11/mo.
479th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Catlettsburg
490th$162.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Catlettsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Catlettsburg, Kentucky

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Energy Production in Boyd County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Boyd County, Kentucky

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Boyd County KY Natural Gas 439,586313,069,387.4712.19No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boyd County KY Landfill Gas 16,30210,023,579.14614.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Boyd County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 572,838,583.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Boyd County ranks 563rd worst in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 12,261.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 291st highest county in the US for CO2 emissions per capita. The county is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 3rd highest number of power plants within a county in Kentucky and the 18th highest number of power plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties. Boyd County's main fuel used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They produce 439,586 megawatt hours, or 96.42% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel.

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96.42%
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3.58%

Boyd County, Kentucky Net Metering

Boyd County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. Kentucky has highly restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Power Companies in Boyd County, Kentucky

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Boyd County, Kentucky?

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1Kentucky Power7,164

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Boyd County, Kentucky?

The largest electricity supplier in Boyd County, Kentucky by total revenue is Kentucky Power.

How many power plants are within Boyd County, Kentucky?

There are 2 active electricity plants in Boyd County, Kentucky

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16