Letcher County, Kentucky Electric Profile

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Letcher County has no power production sources and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

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When calculating by total customers, Kentucky Power is the largest electricity supplier in Letcher County.

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At an average residential price of 12.44 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Letcher County benefit from a 7.50% discount from the national average.

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Letcher County is the 1801st largest county by population in the country, with 21,553 citizens residing within its borders.

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Letcher County released 284,599,610.84 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 52nd highest polluting county out of 120 counties in the state.

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Letcher County is ranked as the 1562nd largest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation with over 300,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    353,387 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    284,599,611 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,204.64 kg

Whitesburg, KY Electric Overview

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Whitesburg's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 479th out of 541 cities in Kentucky. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $162.65 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers in Whitesburg pay 35.27% more compared to the rest of the United States. Kentucky Power has 140 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city.

The electricity sold in Whitesburg has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 31,453,453.02 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whitesburg

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$242.95/mo.$105.11/mo.
479th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whitesburg
490th$162.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Whitesburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Whitesburg, Kentucky

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Jenkins, KY Electric Overview

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Jenkins's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.45% above the average Kentucky rate of 11.07 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $162.65 per month. Kentucky Power has 387 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Jenkins emits 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 279th worst polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. With total emissions of 29,644,417.31 kilograms, the city ranks 157th worst in Kentucky for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 36,809.42 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jenkins

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$242.95/mo.$105.11/mo.
479th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jenkins
490th$162.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jenkins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jenkins, Kentucky

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McRoberts CDP, KY Electric Overview

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McRoberts CDP has an average residential electricity price of 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.45% more than the average Kentucky price of 11.07 cents and 2.48% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. McRoberts CDP is the 255th largest city in the state, with a population of 898. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the McRoberts CDP average is 35.27% more at $162.65 per month.

McRoberts CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 11,857,766.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McRoberts CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.110/kWh$242.95/mo.$105.11/mo.
479th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McRoberts CDP
490th$162.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for McRoberts CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McRoberts CDP, Kentucky

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Letcher County, Kentucky Details

Letcher County, Kentucky Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Letcher County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. Consumers in Kentucky have restricted net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

In Letcher County one company reports energy loss, Cumberland Valley Electric. They average an annual energy loss of 2.68%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Letcher County a rank of 393rd best in the US out of 3220.

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

What electricity company is the largest provider 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?

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1Kentucky Power11,374
2Cumberland Valley Electric1,811

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

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

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