Kenton County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kenton County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

At $117.05, the average Kenton County monthly residential electricity bill is 9.86% lower than the nationwide average.

Kenton County is the 145th worst pollution level from electricity consumption in the United States and 4th worst in Kentucky, releasing 2,265,314,386.05 kilograms of CO2 gases.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Kenton County benefit from an average rate that is 20.46% below that at 11.50 cents per kilowatt hour.

On average, Kenton County citizens are responsible for 13,399.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the nationwide average pollution per person is 4,459.99.

Kenton County is home to 169,064 residents and its power generating plants produce 7,994 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 0.05 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 7,994 megawatt hours, of Kenton County's total energy generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,871,725 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,994 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,994 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,265,314,386 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,399.15 kg

Covington, KY Electricity Overview

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Covington's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 17.35% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $116.81. This is 10.04% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Covington accounts for 550,374,776.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 6th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 30th 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 January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.081/kWh$164.33/mo.$60.50/mo.
289th11.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Covington
163rd$116.81Average 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 KentuckyBUNDLED12.10116.731,529,805185,158,492
Owen Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED10.52117.57811,84885,446,000

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

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Independence, KY Electricity Overview

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Independence's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.19 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 22.63% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $117.22. This is 9.73% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Independence accounts for 385,306,683.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 13th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 330th 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 January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.081/kWh$164.33/mo.$60.50/mo.
62nd11.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
177th$117.22Average 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 KentuckyBUNDLED12.10116.731,529,805185,158,492
Owen Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED10.52117.57811,84885,446,000

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

Erlanger, KY Electricity Overview

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Erlanger's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 11.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 19.64% below the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $116.99. This is 9.91% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86. Duke Energy Kentucky is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Erlanger accounts for 263,504,302.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 20th largest emissions amount in the state out of 556 cities. Averaging 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 30th 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 January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.081/kWh$164.33/mo.$60.50/mo.
118th11.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Erlanger
168th$116.99Average 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 KentuckyBUNDLED12.10116.731,529,805185,158,492
Owen Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED10.52117.57811,84885,446,000

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

Electricity Production in Kenton County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Kenton County, Kentucky

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Walton 1 Solar FacilityDuke Energy Kentucky (100.00%)
Kenton County KY Solar 3,418
Walton 2 Solar FacilityDuke Energy Kentucky (100.00%)
Kenton County KY Solar 3,276
L'Oreal Solar - FlorenceL'Oreal USA Products Inc (100.00%)
Kenton County KY Solar 1,300

Kenton County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Kenton County results in 2,265,314,386.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 145th highest amount of any county in the US. This total also results in a ranking of 103rd worst in the state for pollution per person from electricity consumption. The county has the 740th highest power plants of any county in the US, with 3 total plants. Kenton County has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced from Solar.

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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 3.45% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Kenton County receiving a rank of 618th 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:
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 8.80%
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 82.41%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 8.80%
  • 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:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 84.21%
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 7.89%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 7.90%
  • Erlanger, Kentucky:
    • Duke Energy Kentucky: 53.17%
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 23.42%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 23.42%
  • 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: 26.59%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 36.70%
    • Owen Electrictric Cooperative: 36.70%
  • 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 power plants are located in Kenton County, Kentucky?

Kenton County, Kentucky has 3 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Kenton County, Kentucky by total customer count is Duke Energy Kentucky.

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

Kenton County, Kentucky has 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Kenton County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Kentucky51,239
2Owen Electrictric Cooperative3,476

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24