Breathitt County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Breathitt County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Breathitt County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 2.47% lower than the US average price, at 14.96 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 15.34 cents.

When calculating by number of customers, Kentucky Power is the largest electricity company in Breathitt County.

No electricity production takes place in Breathitt County, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Breathitt County consumers are faced with outages lasting on average 152.25 minutes per occurrence, with around 1.4 outages per year.

Breathitt County experienced a 3.01% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding 12 months.

At $171.43, the Breathitt County average monthly residential electric bill is 19.05% more than the Kentucky average bill and 24.72% more than the national average.


  • Total Consumption

    224,928 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.48 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    177,709,862 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,017.13 kg

Jackson, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, Jackson's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 16.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.41% more than the average state rate of 12.93 cents. Customers in the city are faced with 1.4 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 152.25 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.58 outages at 145.81 minutes each. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Kentucky Power.

Roughly 30,095,605.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Jackson because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 13,017.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Jackson has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jackson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.110/kWh$265.14/mo.$105.11/mo.
502nd16.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jackson
502nd$196.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jackson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jackson, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky PowerBUNDLED16.28197.711,929,472314,209,599
Licking Valley RECCBUNDLED12.25117.57189,48023,219,000

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Breathitt County, Kentucky Details

Breathitt County, Kentucky Net Metering

Breathitt County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Kentucky has heavily restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

Breathitt County has an average of 3.00% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.45% and the state average is 3.09%, resulting in a rank of 348th best in the US and a state rank of 20th best out of 3221 and 120 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Breathitt County, Kentucky


Which electricity companies offer service in Breathitt County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Kentucky Power14,323
2Licking Valley RECC2,716

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

Breathitt County, Kentucky has 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Breathitt County, Kentucky?

By total megawatt hours sold, Kentucky Power is the largest electricity supplier in Breathitt County, Kentucky.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24