Mercer County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mercer County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Mercer County ranks 52nd out of 120 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens using over 300,000 megawatt hours.

Mercer County generates 40.15 megawatt hours of electricity per person with coal a year, which is 100th highest out of 3221 counties in the United States.

Roughly 98.78% of Mercer County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel sources, making it the 424th highest county out of 3221 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

Mercer County ranks 351st in the US out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation, with 383,017.31 megawatt hours generated using the fuel type.

Mercer County is the 440th highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the nation, with a population of 22,641 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,311,096.88.

The county is the 11th highest generator of electricity in Kentucky out of 120 counties, producing 1,311,096.88 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    384,581 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,311,097 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    15,972 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,295,125 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    57.91 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    365,929,749 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,162.26 kg

Harrodsburg, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Harrodsburg home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.68 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 4.89% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.28 cents, which ranks the city 126th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Emissions in Harrodsburg average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 30th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 121,788,944.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 53rd 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 January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.092/kWh$207.07/mo.$81.36/mo.
126th11.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harrodsburg
277th$134.16Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED10.16123.02826,87083,973,000
Inter County EnergyBUNDLED11.30128.45353,85439,976,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740

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Burgin, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Burgin home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 3.31% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.28 cents, which ranks the city 185th best for average electricity price out of 556 cities in the state. With an estimated 159 residential customers, Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city. With a population of 979 citizens, the city is the 237th most populous city in the state.

Emissions in Burgin average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 30th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 13,154,388.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 237th 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 January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.092/kWh$207.07/mo.$81.36/mo.
185th11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burgin
330th$136.03Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740

Salvisa CDP, KY Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Salvisa CDP home are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.09 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 9.67% lower than Kentucky's average rate of 12.28 cents, which ranks the city 48th 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 410 citizens, the city is the 377th most populous city in the state.

Emissions in Salvisa CDP average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 330th highest polluting city out of 556 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,508,988.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the city 377th 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 January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.092/kWh$207.07/mo.$81.36/mo.
48th11.09¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salvisa CDP
231st$130.11Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED10.16123.02826,87083,973,000
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740

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 1,378,2051,311,366,841.8951.5

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 16,162.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 122nd highest in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 365,929,749.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 798th highest for total emissions in the US. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which accounts for 909,040.3 megawatt hours (or 69.33%) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (29.21%) and Solar (1.22%), these three fuel sources make up 99.77% of the county electricity production. Mercer County has one electricity producing plant.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
69.33%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
29.21%
SOLAR
Solar
1.22%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.23%

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 3.96%. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Mercer County receiving a rank of 979th 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 Utilities7,881
2Blue Grass Energy4,736
3Inter County Energy1,299

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-18