Carter County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carter County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Carter County is Kentucky Power.

Carter County has a population of 26,627 residents.

At $159.84, the average monthly residential electric bill in Carter County is 23.09% higher than the US average bill.

Carter County is ranked as the 1349th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the US with over 400,000 megawatt hours being consumed by residents who live there.

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

Emitting 357,775,180.4 kilograms of CO2 gases, Carter County has the 815th highest pollution level from electricity use out of 3221 counties in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    452,287 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    357,775,180 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,436.56 kg

Grayson, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.10 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Grayson, which ranks the city 501st out of 556 cities in Kentucky. Kentucky Power sells an estimated 3,570.83 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. The average residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $182.69 per month, while the national average is $129.86. Customers in the city are stuck with a 40.69% markup compared to other residents in the nation.

Emitting 51,515,756.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Grayson ranks 106th highest out of 556 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grayson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.187/kWh$0.110/kWh$265.14/mo.$105.11/mo.
501st15.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grayson
500th$182.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grayson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grayson, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Grayson RECCBUNDLED13.78135.9167,38623,074,000
Kentucky PowerBUNDLED15.24187.571,969,342300,175,702

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Olive Hill, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Olive Hill, which is 16.23% higher than Kentucky's average price of 12.28 cents and 1.32% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 6,725.52 megawatt hours a year, Olive Hill Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 21,229,758.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Olive Hill ranks 192nd highest out of 556 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Olive Hill

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.187/kWh$0.110/kWh$265.14/mo.$105.11/mo.
496th14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olive Hill
412th$136.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olive Hill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olive Hill, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Grayson RECCBUNDLED13.78135.9167,38623,074,000
Kentucky PowerBUNDLED15.24187.571,969,342300,175,702
Olive Hill UtilitiesBUNDLED14.23131.2611,304.241,608,205.67

Carter County, Kentucky Details

Carter County, Kentucky Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Carter County providing electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Kentucky have highly restricted net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Carter County one company reports energy loss, Grayson RECC. They average an annual energy loss of 2.78%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Kentucky average is 3.52%, resulting in a rank of 341st best in the US and a state rank of 12th best out of 3221 and 120 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Carter County, Kentucky

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Carter County, Kentucky by total customer count is Kentucky Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Carter County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Kentucky Power8,424
2Grayson RECC3,690
3Olive Hill Utilities1,224

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

Carter County, Kentucky is home to 3 electricity providers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24