Lincoln County, Kentucky Electric Profile

With a population of 24,549 residents, Lincoln County is the 1675th most populated county in the country.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Lincoln County totals $124.86. For comparison, the state average bill is $122.32

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Lincoln County experienced a 3.04% rise in the most recent 12 months.

Residents of Lincoln County are paying, on average, 17.76% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average, at 11.06 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

No electricity production takes place in Lincoln County, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Residents of Lincoln County use enough electricity to release 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, which is the 226th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    402,510 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    324,160,713 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,204.64 kg

Stanford, KY Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Stanford is roughly 10.83 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this rate is lower than both the Kentucky and the United States average rates of 11.07 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 412 total residential customers, Kentucky Utilities is the largest supplier in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $122.32, while the Stanford average is 1.12% more at $123.69 per month. This is the 369th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Stanford must turn to neighboring cities and rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they need each year. On average, the city residents emit 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 12th worst polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 48,553,462.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 107th highest for total pollution in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stanford

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.092/kWh$186.93/mo.$81.36/mo.
273rd10.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stanford
369th$123.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stanford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stanford, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Inter County EnergyBUNDLED11.30128.45353,85439,976,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED10.71122.446,053,098648,003,031

Crab Orchard, KY Electric Overview

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Crab Orchard has an average residential electricity price of 10.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.58% lower than the average state rate of 11.07 cents. The Kentucky average monthly residential electric bill is $122.32, while the Crab Orchard average is 0.78% higher at $123.27 per month. This ranks the city 360th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Crab Orchard is home to 813 residents, making it the 275th largest city by population in Kentucky.

Electricity consumption in Crab Orchard results in 10,735,372.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 275th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 12th worst in the state in emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 13,204.64 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is tied for last in the state for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crab Orchard

Crab Orchard residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.092/kWh$186.93/mo.$81.36/mo.
264th10.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crab Orchard
360th$123.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crab Orchard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crab Orchard, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Inter County EnergyBUNDLED11.30128.45353,85439,976,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED10.71122.446,053,098648,003,031

Hustonville, KY Electric Overview

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Hustonville's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.72 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 3.22% less than the state's average price of 11.07 cents. With 91 residential customers, Kentucky Utilities is the largest vendor in the city. Hustonville has the 339th highest population in Kentucky, with 561 residents residing within its borders.

Hustonville emits 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 12th highest polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 7,407,803.17 kilograms, which is the 339th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Kentucky. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hustonville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.092/kWh$186.93/mo.$81.36/mo.
242nd10.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hustonville
333rd$122.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hustonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hustonville, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Inter County EnergyBUNDLED11.30128.45353,85439,976,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED10.71122.446,053,098648,003,031

Lincoln County, Kentucky Details

Lincoln County, Kentucky Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Lincoln County providing electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Kentucky has restricted state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Lincoln County is 4.32%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Inter County Energy, Kentucky Utilities, and South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. With a state average energy loss of 3.52%, Lincoln County is ranked as the 91st best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Inter County Energy5,471
2Kentucky Utilities5,209
3South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation1,789

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lincoln County, Kentucky?

The largest electricity company in Lincoln County, Kentucky by megawatt hours sold is Kentucky Utilities.

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

Lincoln County, Kentucky has 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07