Hancock County, Kentucky Electric Profile

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Hancock County's 22.40% increase in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production over the previous 12 months is surely a step in the wrong direction.

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Hancock County has the 1105th largest total electricity production out of 3220 counties in the country, producing 259,283 megawatt hours.

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Hancock County produces 10.81% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 3.21 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Hancock County as the 599th highest county in the United States out of 3220 counties for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

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Hancock County residents have an average residential monthly electricity bill of $147.97, which is 23.06% higher than the national average bill of $120.24.

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Hancock County consumes about 55.15% of the electricity that is produced in their generation plants.

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The usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has gone down by 15.64% in Hancock County within the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    143,007 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    259,283 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    231,254 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    28,029 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    29.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    58,554,570 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,713.43 kg

Lewisport, KY Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.10 cents per kilowatt hour for Lewisport, which is 9.29% more than Kentucky's average price of 11.07 cents. This means the city is 462nd best for average electricity rate out of 541 cities in the state. Kenergy has 20 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $147.97 per month, while the state average is $122.32. Customers in the city pay 20.97% more compared to other citizens of the state.

Lewisport has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 25,062,407.15 kilograms, which is 172nd highest in the state out of 541 cities. The city averages 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 279th highest city in Kentucky in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lewisport

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.115/kWh$225.02/mo.$104.32/mo.
462nd12.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lewisport
478th$147.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lewisport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lewisport, Kentucky

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Hawesville, KY Electric Overview

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Hawesville's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.10 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 9.29% higher than the state's average rate of 11.07 cents. With 33 total residential customers, Kenergy is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $147.97 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24.

Hawesville is the 260th worst ranked city in Kentucky out of 541 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 11,514,446.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hawesville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.115/kWh$225.02/mo.$104.32/mo.
462nd12.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hawesville
478th$147.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hawesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hawesville, Kentucky

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Energy Production in Hancock County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Hancock County, Kentucky

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Hancock County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hancock County emits 6,713.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 114th highest polluting county out of 120 counties in Kentucky and 843rd out of 3220 counties nationally. At 6,713.43 kilograms per person and 8,722 citizens in the county, the county emits 58,554,570.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 112th highest amount in Kentucky for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county is home to one power generation plant, which is 1432nd most in the country and 726th highest when considering plants per resident. For the purpose of electricity generation, Hancock County's top fuel is Black Liquour, making up 89.19% of generation in the county.

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NATURAL GAS
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10.81%

Hancock County, Kentucky Net Metering

Kenergy is the only provider we have covering Hancock County. Fortunately for customers they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs an option. Kentucky has highly restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Hancock County averages out to about 0.56% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.52%, resulting in a rank of 66th best in the United States and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3220 and 120 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Hancock County, Kentucky

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Hancock County, Kentucky by total revenue is Kenergy.

How many power plants are within Hancock County, Kentucky?

Hancock County, Kentucky is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Hancock County, Kentucky?

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Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16