Electric Rates & Providers in Mercer County, KY

Mercer County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mercer County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Mercer County is ranked as the 1600th highest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the country with over 300,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers for their electricity needs.

Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 98.79% of the megawatt hours produced in Mercer County, ranking it 9th out of 120 counties in Kentucky for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Mercer County is Kentucky Utilities.

Mercer County consumes around 29.55% of the electricity that is generated in their power generating plants.

With 89.67% of Mercer County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 8th out of 120 counties in the state in total megawatt hours generated from coal.

The burning of natural gas in Mercer County yields a total of 107,675.08 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 8th in the state out of 120 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    354,096 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.76 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,198,258 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    14,546 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,183,712 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    53.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    372,895,978 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,595.28 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Harrodsburg

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Harrodsburg Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.79¢ per kWh

  • 3.77% higher than last month
  • 1.08% lower than April last year
  • 1.56% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 24.36% lower than the US average
  • 216th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 38 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 58 since April last year
  • 5,569th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 275 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,019 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.2¢ per kWh

  • 0.1% lower than last month
  • 4.03% lower than April last year
  • 2.68% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 24.31% lower than the US average
  • 197th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 100 since April last year
  • 5,066th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 238 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,461 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$104.94 per month

  • 13.83% lower than last month
  • 3.53% higher than April last year
  • 2.33% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 6.93% lower than the US average
  • 320th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 12,776th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 5,318 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 595 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$131.84 per month

  • 0.23% higher than last month
  • 6.11% lower than April last year
  • 0.63% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 3.11% lower than the US average
  • 330th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 14,251st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 44 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,414 since April last year

Harrodsburg, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Harrodsburg home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.20 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 2.68% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.54 cents, which ranks the city 197th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. Kentucky Utilities has an estimated 705 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $131.84. This is 4.48% below the nationwide average of $138.02.

Emissions in Harrodsburg average 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 61st highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 110,533,091.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 52nd highest for total pollution in Kentucky. The residents of Harrodsburg must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harrodsburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.095/kWh$212.80/mo.$84.78/mo.
197th12.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harrodsburg
330th$131.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Harrodsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Harrodsburg, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Grass EnergyBUNDLED12.15146.63833,486.38101,232,943.81
Inter County EnergyBUNDLED13.87152.68341,144.7447,302,482.82
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.88127.335,763,361.01684,403,201

Burgin, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Burgin home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 4.80% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.54 cents, which ranks the city 119th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. Kentucky Utilities has an estimated 160 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $127.3. This is 7.77% below the nationwide average of $138.02.

Emissions in Burgin average 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 61st highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 12,890,588.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 236th highest for total pollution in Kentucky. The residents of Burgin must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Burgin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.092/kWh$214.84/mo.$81.36/mo.
119th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burgin
249th$127.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Burgin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Burgin, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.88127.335,763,361.01684,403,201

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Salvisa CDP, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Salvisa CDP home are paying a residential electricity rate of 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 3.87% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.54 cents, which ranks the city 163rd best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. With an estimated 127 residential customers, Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city. With a population of 281 citizens, the city is the 439th most populous city in the state.

Emissions in Salvisa CDP average 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 61st highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,469,593.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 438th highest for total pollution in Kentucky. The residents of Salvisa CDP must import electricity from outside city limits because there are no electricity facilities in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salvisa CDP

Salvisa CDP residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.096/kWh$207.72/mo.$88.17/mo.
163rd12.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salvisa CDP
367th$136.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salvisa CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salvisa CDP, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Grass EnergyBUNDLED12.15146.63833,486.38101,232,943.81
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.88127.335,763,361.01684,403,201

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Electricity Production in Mercer County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Mercer County, Kentucky

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mercer County KY Coal 1,310,7541,380,345,526.811,053.09

Mercer County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Mercer County averages 16,595.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 92nd highest in the country out of 3230 counties for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 372,895,977.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 766th highest for total emissions in the US. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which accounts for 1,074,436.32 megawatt hours (or 89.67%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (8.99%) and Solar (1.21%), these three fuel sources make up 99.87% of the county electricity production. Mercer County has one electricity producing plant.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
89.67%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
8.99%
SOLAR
Solar
1.21%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.13%

Mercer County, Kentucky Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Mercer County include Kentucky Utilities, Blue Grass Energy, and Inter County Energy Kentucky has restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 5.02%. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Mercer County receiving a rank of 1826th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Mercer County, Kentucky

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Mercer County, Kentucky?

There is one active electricity plant located in Mercer County, Kentucky

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Mercer County, Kentucky.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Mercer County, Kentucky by total revenue is Kentucky Utilities.

Which electricity companies offer service in Mercer County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Kentucky Utilities7,935
2Blue Grass Energy4,800
3Inter County Energy1,301

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-05