Franklin County, KY: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Franklin County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Franklin County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Franklin County is Frankfort Plant Board Electric.

Franklin County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 26.11% lower than the United States average rate, at 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.01 cents.

Franklin County emitted 620,161,050.08 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks it as the 525th worst polluting county out of 3230 counties in the United States.

No electricity generation takes place in Franklin County, meaning the county must import their electricity from other counties.

On average, Franklin County residents are responsible for 12,084.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 71st highest polluting county out of 120 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

Franklin County is the 997th most populated county in the US, with 51,319 citizens residing within the county's borders.


  • Total Consumption

    795,467 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.5 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    620,161,050 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    12,084.43 kg

Frankfort, KY Electricity Overview

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Frankfort's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 34.20% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.01 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $109.91. This is 19.90% below the nationwide average bill of $137.21. Frankfort Plant Board Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Frankfort accounts for 344,152,585.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 13th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 12,084.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 379th worst in Kentucky for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Frankfort, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Frankfort

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.092/kWh$207.07/mo.$81.36/mo.
4th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Frankfort
132nd$109.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Frankfort Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Frankfort, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Frankfort Plant Board ElectricBUNDLED10.52109.75209,15422,005,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED12.05127.265,655,998.58681,655,029

Franklin County, Kentucky Details

Franklin County, Kentucky Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Franklin County offer net metering to their consumers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Kentucky has heavily restricted regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Franklin County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.83% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.87% and the Kentucky average is 3.69%, resulting in a rank of 810th best in the US and a state rank of 51st best out of 3230 and 120 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Franklin County, Kentucky


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

Franklin County, Kentucky has 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Franklin County, Kentucky?

By total megawatt hours sold, Frankfort Plant Board Electric is the largest electricity provider in Franklin County, Kentucky.

Which electricity companies offer service in Franklin County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Frankfort Plant Board Electric18,390
2Kentucky Utilities9,346
3Blue Grass Energy3,237

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Published: 2024-03-03