Letcher County, KY: 2 Electric Providers

Letcher County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Letcher County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Emitting 267,982,852.17 kilograms of CO2 gases, Letcher County has the 51st highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the state.

No electricity production takes place in Letcher County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from other counties.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Letcher County is Kentucky Power.

At $155.92, the average monthly residential electric bill in Letcher County is 12.74% higher than the national average.

Letcher County is the 53rd largest county in Kentucky.

Citizens of Letcher County consume enough electricity to release 12,301.82 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the national average of 4,162.25.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    342,479 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    267,982,852 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    12,301.82 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Whitesburg

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Whitesburg Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

14.94¢ per kWh

  • 19.88% higher than last month
  • 10.27% higher than February last year
  • 16.56% higher than the Kentucky average
  • 9.09% lower than the US average
  • 546th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 131 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 52 since February last year
  • 16,200th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,803 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,886 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.22¢ per kWh

  • 0.82% higher than last month
  • 15.77% lower than February last year
  • 12.12% higher than the Kentucky average
  • 13.98% lower than the US average
  • 510th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 45 since February last year
  • 14,022nd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 475 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 10,686 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$212.79 per month

  • 11.8% lower than last month
  • 26.73% higher than February last year
  • 52.32% higher than the Kentucky average
  • 61.29% higher than the US average
  • 555th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 39 since February last year
  • 31,385th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 389 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,543 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$160.8 per month

  • 2.38% higher than last month
  • 17.98% lower than February last year
  • 21.44% higher than the Kentucky average
  • 18.49% higher than the US average
  • 520th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 35 since February last year
  • 26,094th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 878 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,236 since February last year

Whitesburg, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Whitesburg home are paying a residential electricity rate of 14.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.22% above the average Kentucky rate of 12.45 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $132.79, while the Whitesburg average is 21.09% more at $160.8 per month. This ranks the city 520th in the state for average monthly bill total. Kentucky Power has an estimated 137 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

Whitesburg citizens average 12,301.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 326th highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 28,552,524.78 kilograms. The 36,489.76 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be brought in from outside of the city as there are no power facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whitesburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.109/kWh$265.14/mo.$105.11/mo.
510th14.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whitesburg
520th$160.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Whitesburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Whitesburg, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky PowerBUNDLED13.92160.81,817,117.91252,880,546

Jenkins, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Jenkins home are paying a residential electricity rate of 14.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.22% above the average Kentucky rate of 12.45 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $132.79, while the Jenkins average is 21.09% more at $160.8 per month. This ranks the city 520th in the state for average monthly bill total. Kentucky Power has an estimated 379 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

Jenkins citizens average 12,301.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 4th highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 21,306,752.66 kilograms. The 27,229.76 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be brought in from outside of the city as there are no power facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jenkins

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.109/kWh$265.14/mo.$105.11/mo.
510th14.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jenkins
520th$160.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jenkins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jenkins, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky PowerBUNDLED13.92160.81,817,117.91252,880,546

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Payne Gap CDP, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Payne Gap CDP home are paying a residential electricity rate of 14.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.22% above the average Kentucky rate of 12.45 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $132.79, while the Payne Gap CDP average is 21.09% more at $160.8 per month. This ranks the city 520th in the state for average monthly bill total. Payne Gap CDP has the 292nd highest population in the state, with 738 residents living within its borders.

Payne Gap CDP citizens average 12,301.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them 326th highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 9,078,743.34 kilograms. The 11,602.52 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be brought in from outside of the city as there are no power facilities in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Payne Gap CDP

Payne Gap CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.109/kWh$265.14/mo.$105.11/mo.
510th14.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Payne Gap CDP
520th$160.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Payne Gap CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Payne Gap CDP, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky PowerBUNDLED13.92160.81,817,117.91252,880,546

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Letcher County, Kentucky Details

Letcher County, Kentucky Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Letcher County include Kentucky Power and Cumberland Valley Electric 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

Energy loss in Letcher County is about 4.55% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Letcher County is ranked as the 1435th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Letcher County, Kentucky

Providers In Each City in Letcher County:

  • Blackey, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Power: 100.00%
  • Fleming-Neon, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Power: 100.00%
  • Jenkins, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Power: 100.00%
  • Whitesburg, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Power: 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 Letcher County, Kentucky?

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

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Kentucky Power is the largest electricity supplier in Letcher County, Kentucky.

Which electricity companies offer service in Letcher County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Kentucky Power11,156
2Cumberland Valley Electric1,787

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06