Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Electric Profile

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The burning of non-renewable fuels in electricity production in Muhlenberg County has been curtailed by 27.50% in the previous 12 months.

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Muhlenberg County generates 1215.34% additional megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the excess.

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Muhlenberg County has a population of 30,622 citizens.

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With total production of 6,604,115 megawatt hours, Muhlenberg County is the 5th largest generator of electricity out of 120 counties in the state.

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Muhlenberg County ranks 2nd out of 120 counties in the state for natural gas generation, with 6,604,115 megawatt hours generated using the fuel.

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With a state average residential electricity bill of $122.32, Muhlenberg County citizens, on average, pay about 6.98% more than their fellow statesmen.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    502,084 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,604,115 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,604,115 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    215.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    179,158,326 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,850.64 kg

Central City, KY Electric Overview

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On average, Central City's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 10.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.33% below the state's average rate of 11.07 cents and 20.41% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The Kentucky average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.32, while the Central City average is 0.10% higher at $122.44 per month. This is the 253rd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Kentucky Utilities has 655 total residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier in the city.

Central City emits 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 279th highest polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 76,692,550.45 kilograms, which is the 77th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Kentucky. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Central City

Central City 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.
161st10.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Central City
253rd$122.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Central City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Central City, Kentucky

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Greenville, KY Electric Overview

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Greenville's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.33% less than Kentucky's average price of 11.07 cents and 20.41% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $122.44 per month, while the US average is $120.24.

Around 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 279th highest polluter in Kentucky out of 541 cities. With total emissions of 56,529,064.82 kilograms, the city ranks 96th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Because there is no electricity production occurring within the city, Greenville must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greenville

Greenville 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.
161st10.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greenville
253rd$122.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greenville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greenville, Kentucky

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Zips with electric coverage in Greenville, Kentucky include: 42345, 42330, 42367

Powderly, KY Electric Overview

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Powderly's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 10.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.33% less than the average state price of 11.07 cents. Kentucky Utilities has 200 residential customers, more than any other supplier in the city. Powderly is the 259th largest city in the state, with a population of 873.

Approximately 11,527,650.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Powderly from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Powderly is the 279th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to no electricity producing plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Powderly

Powderly 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.
161st10.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Powderly
253rd$122.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Powderly Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Powderly, Kentucky

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Zips with electric coverage in Powderly, Kentucky include: 42345, 42330, 42367

Energy Production in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 179,158,326.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Muhlenberg County ranks 1299th worst in the nation for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,850.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 1098th highest county in the US for CO2 emissions per capita. The county is home to one electricity producing plant, which is the 11th highest number of power plants within a county in Kentucky and the 24th highest number of power plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties. Muhlenberg County's main fuel used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They produce 6,604,115 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel.

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Net Metering

Muhlenberg County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Kentucky has highly restricted state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Muhlenberg County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.29% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Muhlenberg County a rank of 2261st best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

Providers In Each City in Muhlenberg County:

  • Bremen, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 100.00%
  • Central City, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 100.00%
  • Drakesboro, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 100.00%
  • Greenville, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 100.00%
  • Powderly, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 100.00%
  • South Carrollton, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

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

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

There are 2 electricity companies operating in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

How many power plants are within Muhlenberg County, Kentucky?

There is one active power plant in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

What electricity companies offer service in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky?

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1Kentucky Utilities36,794
2Pennyrile Electric3,412

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16