Jefferson County, KY: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Jefferson County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Jefferson County is ranked as the 44th highest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the country with over 12,000,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers for their electricity needs.

Jefferson County is 2nd in Kentucky out of 120 counties for total natural gas generation, with 4,909,624.5 megawatt hours generated using the fuel.

Jefferson County is the 6th largest producing county in the state out of 120 counties when it comes to megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel sources.

Jefferson County ranks 59th out of 3230 counties in the county for total production of electricity from non-renewable sources, with 12,495,755 of the county's 12,773,615 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Jefferson County uses only 94.39% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the remaining 5.61%.

Jefferson County has the largest electricity production in the state out of 120 counties, generating 12,773,615 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    12,056,387 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.59 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,773,615 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    277,860 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    12,495,755 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    16.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,568,767,367 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,079.36 kg

Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Louisville/Jefferson County metro government home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.38 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 1.47% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.57 cents, which ranks the city 225th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $107.3 per month. Louisville Gas & Electric is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government average 11,325.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 545th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 7,072,349,865.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city highest for total pollution in Kentucky. The city has 3 electricity plants, which is the highest out of any city in the state. In Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, Coal makes up 60.71% of the fuel sources used in electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government

Louisville/Jefferson County metro government residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.096/kWh$170.84/mo.$72.44/mo.
225th12.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Louisville/Jefferson County metro government
5th$107.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Louisville/Jefferson County metro government Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Louisville Gas & ElectricBUNDLED12.38107.38,703,186.353,964,995.05490,964,188

Zips with electric coverage in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, Kentucky include: 40214, 40216, 40299, 40229, 40291, 40272, 40219, 40245, 40220, 40218, 40241 and 31 other zip code(s).

Jeffersontown, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Jeffersontown home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.38 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 1.47% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.57 cents, which ranks the city 225th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. Louisville Gas & Electric has an estimated 6,260 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $107.3. This is 22.24% below the nationwide average of $137.99.

Emissions in Jeffersontown average 12,153.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 186th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 350,016,435.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 12th highest for total pollution in Kentucky. The residents of Jeffersontown must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jeffersontown

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.096/kWh$170.84/mo.$72.44/mo.
225th12.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jeffersontown
5th$107.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jeffersontown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Louisville Gas & ElectricBUNDLED12.38107.33,964,995.05490,964,188

Zips with electric coverage in Jeffersontown, Kentucky include: 40299, 40291, 40220, 40223, 40222, 40243

St. Matthews, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call St. Matthews home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.38 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 1.47% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.57 cents, which ranks the city 225th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. Louisville Gas & Electric has an estimated 2,595 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $107.3. This is 22.24% below the nationwide average of $137.99.

Emissions in St. Matthews average 12,153.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 186th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 213,753,092.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 24th highest for total pollution in Kentucky. The residents of St. Matthews must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Matthews

St. Matthews residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.096/kWh$170.84/mo.$72.44/mo.
225th12.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Matthews
5th$107.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Matthews Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Matthews, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Louisville Gas & ElectricBUNDLED12.38107.33,964,995.05490,964,188

Zips with electric coverage in St. Matthews, Kentucky include: 40207, 40205, 40222, 40041

Electricity Production in Jefferson County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Jefferson County, Kentucky

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Coal 7,609,3447,301,216,854.12959.51
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 4,851,8571,756,553,634.64362.04
Jefferson County KY Conventional Hydroelectric 277,860
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 34,55420,748,476.28600.47

Jefferson County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Jefferson County averages 11,079.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 311th highest in the country out of 3230 counties for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 8,568,767,367.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 13th highest for total emissions in the US. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which accounts for 7,586,130.5 megawatt hours (or 59.39%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (38.44%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (2.18%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county electricity production. Jefferson County has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 672nd most in the country.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
59.39%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
38.44%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.18%

Jefferson County, Kentucky Net Metering

Louisville Gas & Electric is the only provider we have covering Jefferson County. Fortunately for consumers they do have net metering practices in place, making personal solar power installs more economically attractive. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Jefferson County is about 4.51% of all electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 3.69%, resulting in a rank of 1419th best in the United States and a state rank of 91st best out of 3230 and 120 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Jefferson County, Kentucky

Providers In Each City in Jefferson County:

  • Anchorage, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Audubon Park, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Bancroft, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Barbourmeade, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Beechwood Village, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Bellemeade, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Bellewood, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Blue Ridge Manor, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Briarwood, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Broeck Pointe, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Brownsboro Farm, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Brownsboro Village, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Cambridge, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Coldstream, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Creekside, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Crossgate, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Douglass Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Druid Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Fincastle, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Glenview, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Glenview Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Glenview Manor, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Goose Creek, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Graymoor-Devondale, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Green Spring, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Heritage Creek, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Hickory Hill, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Hills and Dales, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Hollow Creek, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Hollyvilla, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Houston Acres, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Hurstbourne, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Hurstbourne Acres, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Indian Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Jeffersontown, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Kingsley, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Langdon Place, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Lincolnshire, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Louisville, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Lyndon, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Lynnview, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Manor Creek, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Maryhill Estates, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Meadow Vale, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Meadowbrook Farm, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Meadowview Estates, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Middletown, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Mockingbird Valley, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Moorland, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Murray Hill, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Norbourne Estates, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Northfield, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Norwood, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Old Brownsboro Place, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Parkway Village, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Plantation, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Poplar Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Prospect, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Richlawn, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Riverwood, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Rolling Fields, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Rolling Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Seneca Gardens, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Shively, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Spring Mill, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Spring Valley, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • St. Matthews, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • St. Regis Park, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Strathmoor Manor, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Strathmoor Village, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Sycamore, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Ten Broeck, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Thornhill, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Watterson Park, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • West Buechel, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Westwood, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Wildwood, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Windy Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Woodland Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Woodlawn Park, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%
  • Worthington Hills, Kentucky:
    • Louisville Gas & Electric: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

There are 4 active electricity plants located in Jefferson County, Kentucky

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Louisville Gas & Electric is the largest electricity provider in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Which electricity companies offer service in Jefferson County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Louisville Gas & Electric233,728

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-01-31