Kenton County, KY: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Kenton County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

The largest electricity company in Kenton County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Kentucky.

Kenton County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 20.76% lower than the United States average rate, at 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents.

Kenton County has a population of 170,313 residents.

There was a 2.12% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita during the past year in Kenton County.

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

The monthly residential electricity bill average in Kenton County is $121.73, compared to the US average of $138.02. Kenton County residents enjoy a 11.80% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow Americans.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,683,897 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.76 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,102,906,874 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    12,347.31 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Covington

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Covington Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.99¢ per kWh

  • 1.06% lower than last month
  • 17.36% higher than April last year
  • 0.01% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 23.17% lower than the US average
  • 351st in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 315 since April last year
  • 6,492nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 725 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,580 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.96¢ per kWh

  • 1.25% higher than last month
  • 0.29% higher than April last year
  • 3.32% higher than the Kentucky average
  • 19.65% lower than the US average
  • 365th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since April last year
  • 7,144th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 51 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,121 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$89.76 per month

  • 7.87% lower than last month
  • 24.1% higher than April last year
  • 16.45% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 20.39% lower than the US average
  • 131st in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 99 since April last year
  • 6,271st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 788 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,446 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$114.3 per month

  • 1.29% higher than last month
  • 4.62% lower than April last year
  • 13.85% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 16% lower than the US average
  • 134th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 7,562nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 427 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,927 since April last year

Covington, KY Electricity Overview

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Covington's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 12.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 19.65% below the average nationwide rate of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $114.3. This is 17.19% below the nationwide average bill of $138.02. Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Covington accounts for 505,375,269.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 5th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 61st worst in Kentucky for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Covington, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Covington

Covington residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.083/kWh$176.37/mo.$63.50/mo.
365th12.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Covington
134th$114.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Covington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Covington, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy KentuckyBUNDLED12.94111.811,427,228.46184,736,030
Owen Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED12.50137.86809,097.88101,165,339.73

Zips with electric coverage in Covington, Kentucky include: 41017, 41051, 41011, 41015, 41014, 41016

Independence, KY Electricity Overview

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Independence's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 12.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 20.98% below the average nationwide rate of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $126.85. This is 8.09% below the nationwide average bill of $138.02. Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Independence accounts for 348,885,502.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 14th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 61st worst in Kentucky for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Independence, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Independence

Independence residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.095/kWh$178.29/mo.$78.50/mo.
347th12.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
163rd$126.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Independence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Independence, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy KentuckyBUNDLED12.94111.811,427,228.46184,736,030
Owen Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED12.50137.86809,097.88101,165,339.73

Zips with electric coverage in Independence, Kentucky include: 41042, 41051, 41018, 41015, 41094

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Erlanger, KY Electricity Overview

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Erlanger's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 20.22% below the average nationwide rate of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $119.75. This is 13.24% below the nationwide average bill of $138.02. Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Erlanger accounts for 240,846,567.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 20th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 384th worst in Kentucky for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Erlanger, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Erlanger

Erlanger residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.089/kWh$174.89/mo.$70.02/mo.
357th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Erlanger
142nd$119.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Erlanger Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Erlanger, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy KentuckyBUNDLED12.94111.811,427,228.46184,736,030
Owen Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED12.50137.86809,097.88101,165,339.73

Zips with electric coverage in Erlanger, Kentucky include: 41042, 41017, 41051, 41018

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Kenton County, Kentucky Details

Kenton County, Kentucky Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Kenton 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

Energy loss in Kenton County averages out to about 4.66% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.87%, resulting in Kenton County receiving a rank of 1501st best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Kenton County, Kentucky

Providers In Each City in Kenton County:

  • Bromley, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Covington, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 90.35%
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 9.65%
  • Crescent Springs, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Crestview Hills, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Edgewood, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Elsmere, Kentucky:
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 8.59%
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 91.41%
  • Erlanger, Kentucky:
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 30.56%
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 69.44%
  • Fairview, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Fort Mitchell, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Fort Wright, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Independence, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 42.22%
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 57.78%
  • Kenton Vale, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Lakeside Park, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Ludlow, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Park Hills, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Ryland Heights, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Taylor Mill, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%
  • Villa Hills, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Kenton County, Kentucky has 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest electricity provider in Kenton County, Kentucky.

Which electricity companies offer service in Kenton County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Kentucky52,807
2Owen Electrictric Cooperative3,515

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-23