Fayette County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Fayette County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Within the last year, Fayette County saw a 2.01% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Fayette County is the 56th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the United States, emitting 4,334,229,914.79 kilograms of CO2 gases.

At an average residential rate of 11.70 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Fayette County benefit from a 19.09% discount from the national average price.

Fayette County has experienced a reduction of 73.61% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production over the course of the past 12 months.

Fayette County is the 33 highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 120 counties in Kentucky, with a population of 322,570 and recent annual megawatt hour production of -19.

Fayette County uses non-renewable sources to generate -0 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 1172nd highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.


  • Total Consumption

    5,479,182 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    4,334,229,915 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,436.56 kg

Lexington-Fayette urban county, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Lexington-Fayette urban county home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.70 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 4.69% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.28 cents, which ranks the city 129th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. Kentucky Utilities sells an estimated 1,057,943.94 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other supplier. The city is the 10th highest generator in Kentucky out of 556 cities, averaging -0 megawatt hours produced per customer in the city.

Emissions in Lexington-Fayette urban county average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 4th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,334,229,914.79 kilograms, which is the 2nd highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lexington-Fayette urban county

Lexington-Fayette urban county 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.
129th11.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lexington-Fayette urban county
281st$134.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lexington-Fayette urban county Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Grass EnergyBUNDLED10.16123.02826,87083,973,000
Clark Energy CooperativeBUNDLED10.81115.36324,40935,055,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740

Zips with electric coverage in Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky include: 40324, 40509, 40517, 40515, 40391, 40511, 40503, 40502, 40504, 40505, 40508 and 7 other zip code(s).

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Electricity Production in Fayette County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Fayette County, Kentucky

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lexington-Fayette urban county KY Distillate Fuel Oil -19113,813.7-5,990.19

Fayette County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Fayette County average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, making them the 178th worst polluting county based on pollution per capita. Total emissions in the county are 4,334,229,914.79 kilograms, which is the 56th worst total amount of pollution for a county in the US. The county is home to one electricity generation plant.

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Fayette County, Kentucky Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Fayette County include Kentucky Utilities, Blue Grass Energy, and Clark Energy Cooperative Kentucky has restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 3.94%. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Fayette County receiving a rank of 970th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Fayette County, Kentucky


How many power plants are located within Fayette County, Kentucky?

There is one active electricity plant located in Fayette County, Kentucky

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Fayette County, Kentucky.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Fayette County, Kentucky by total revenue is Kentucky Utilities.

Which electricity companies offer service in Fayette County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Kentucky Utilities32,125
2Blue Grass Energy870
3Clark Energy Cooperative171

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-18