Jefferson County, Kentucky Electric Profile

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With a population of 766,757 citizens, Jefferson County is the 84th most populated county in the United States.

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When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Jefferson County saw a 0.92% drop in the preceding 12 months.

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Jefferson County ranks 5th county in Kentucky out of 120 counties in hydroelectric power generation, generating 241,950 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric plants.

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Jefferson County produces 7,174,199.03 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 9.36 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Jefferson County the 9th highest ranked county out of 120 counties in the state for electricity generation from coal per capita.

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Jefferson County ranks as the 20th worst pollution level from electricity consumption in the nation and worst in the state, releasing 7,813,995,081.73 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Jefferson County is 11.30 cents. This is approximately 15.96% lower than the national average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    12,571,885 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    17,591,060 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    241,950 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    17,349,110 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.94 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,813,995,082 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,190.97 kg

Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, KY Electric Overview

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On average, citizens of Louisville/Jefferson County metro government are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.30 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 305th out of 541 cities in the state. Generation using coal produces 7,174,199.03 megawatt hours of electricity in the city. Louisville Gas & Electric sells 4,134,611.85 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other supplier.

For the purpose of electricity production, Louisville/Jefferson County metro government's top fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 10,174,910.97 megawatt hours, or 57.84% of generation in the city. Adding Natural Gas totals to Coal (40.78%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (1.38%), these three fuel sources account for 100.00% city's electricity production. For every person in the city there are 10,190.97 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks them 538th worst in the state out of 541 cities for emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity consumption is 6,295,877,339.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the highest in the state. There are 5 power plants in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, which is the highest number of power plants in a city in the state and the 2621st highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

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 January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.096/kWh$157.53/mo.$72.44/mo.
305th11.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Louisville/Jefferson County metro government
49th$104.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Louisville/Jefferson County metro government Residents

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

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Louisville Gas & ElectricBUNDLED11.30104.048,575,791.744,134,426467,329,560

Zips with electric coverage in Louisville/Jefferson County metro government, Kentucky include: 40214, 40216, 40299, 40219, 40229, 40272, 40291, 40245, 40220, 40218, 40207 and 27 other zip code(s).

Jeffersontown, KY Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Jeffersontown are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.30 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the state average rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. Louisville Gas & Electric is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The Kentucky average monthly residential electric bill is $122.32, while the Jeffersontown average is 14.94% less at $104.04 per month. This is the 49th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

The 459,666.89 megawatt hours of electricity used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities within the city limits. The city is the 13th worst ranked city in the state out of 541 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 370,192,088.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the city’s emissions reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 12th highest polluting city in Kentucky for CO2 pollution per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jeffersontown

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.096/kWh$157.53/mo.$72.44/mo.
305th11.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jeffersontown
49th$104.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jeffersontown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

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Louisville Gas & ElectricBUNDLED11.30104.04No DataIcon representing missing value.4,134,426467,329,560

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

St. Matthews, KY Electric Overview

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St. Matthews's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.30 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Kentucky average rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour it is below the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 66,341.19 megawatt hours, Louisville Gas & Electric is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $104.04 per month.

St. Matthews emits 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th worst polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. A total of 239,809,471.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Matthews

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.096/kWh$157.53/mo.$72.44/mo.
305th11.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Matthews
49th$104.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Matthews Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Matthews, Kentucky

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Louisville Gas & ElectricBUNDLED11.30104.04No DataIcon representing missing value.4,134,426467,329,560

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

Energy Production in Jefferson County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Jefferson County, Kentucky

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Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Coal 7,200,9477,245,079,125.611,006.13YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 5,047,4121,827,873,013.26362.14No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Conventional Hydroelectric 241,950No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 26,69316,399,837.86614.39No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas -4714,220.08-302.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Jefferson County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Jefferson County creates 7,813,995,081.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 20th most of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 480th highest in the country in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 10,190.97 kilograms of emissions per citizen. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Jefferson County, with 57.84% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Coal and Conventional Hydroelectric make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 40.78% and 1.38% of total electricity generation, respectively. Jefferson County has 5 electricity plants, which is 1st most in Kentucky.

NATURAL GAS
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57.84%
COAL
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40.78%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.38%

Jefferson County, Kentucky Net Metering

Jefferson County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only company in town offers net metering options. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The one company in Jefferson County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 4.61%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Kentucky average is 3.52%, resulting in a rank of 1758th best in the US and a state rank of 98th best out of 3220 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/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%
  • South Park View, 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

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

The largest electricity company in Jefferson County, Kentucky by total revenue is Louisville Gas & Electric.

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

There are 5 active electricity plants located in Jefferson County, Kentucky

Which electricity companies offer service in Jefferson County, Kentucky?

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1Louisville Gas & Electric229,092

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16