Pulaski County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Electricity production from the burning of coal as a fuel totals 572,471.85 megawatt hours, giving Pulaski County the 176th position in the United States rankings.

Pulaski County generates 572,471.85 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 8.8 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Pulaski County the 157th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the United States for electricity production from coal per capita.

Pulaski County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.56% lower than the US average, at 12.07 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

Pulaski County is the 840th highest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3221 counties, producing 575,012 megawatt hours.

There was a 6.85% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding 12 months in Pulaski County.

Pulaski County ranks 13th out of 120 counties in the state for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 575,012 of the county's 575,012 megawatt hours coming from those fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,104,669 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    575,012 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    575,012 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,007,342,266 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,489.47 kg

Somerset, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Somerset, which is 2.78% below the average Kentucky price of 12.28 cents and 17.46% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. Kentucky Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Somerset citizens average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 30th highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 160,217,495.44 kilograms, which is the 37th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Somerset have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Somerset

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.094/kWh$193.55/mo.$86.50/mo.
284th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Somerset
270th$133.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Somerset Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Somerset, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED12.07128.36811,20697,930,846

Zips with electric coverage in Somerset, Kentucky include: 42503, 42501, 42553, 42533

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Ferguson, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.96 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Ferguson, which is 2.59% below the average Kentucky price of 12.28 cents and 17.31% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 4,642.48 megawatt hours, Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Ferguson has the 253rd largest population in Kentucky, with 886 citizens residing within the city's borders.

Ferguson citizens average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 330th highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 11,904,788.74 kilograms, which is the 253rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Ferguson have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ferguson

Ferguson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.095/kWh$189.55/mo.$85.95/mo.
290th11.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ferguson
260th$132.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ferguson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ferguson, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED12.07128.36811,20697,930,846

Burnside, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.02 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Burnside, which is 2.12% below the average Kentucky price of 12.28 cents and 16.91% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 10,200.3 megawatt hours, Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Burnside has the 302nd largest population in Kentucky, with 694 citizens residing within the city's borders.

Burnside citizens average 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 30th highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 9,324,969.96 kilograms, which is the 302nd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Burnside have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Burnside

Burnside residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.133/kWh$0.095/kWh$191.26/mo.$80.60/mo.
401st12.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burnside
234th$130.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Burnside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Burnside, Kentucky

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Kentucky UtilitiesBUNDLED11.87136.036,085,829722,364,740
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED12.07128.36811,20697,930,846

Zips with electric coverage in Burnside, Kentucky include: 42503, 42501, 42544, 42518, 42519

Electricity Production in Pulaski County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Pulaski County, Kentucky

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pulaski County KY Coal 575,012588,364,451.841,023.22

Pulaski County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pulaski County citizens average 15,489.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 8th highest in Kentucky out of 120 in this category. With total emissions of 1,007,342,265.58 kilograms, the county ranks 12th highest in Kentucky for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has one power producing plant within its borders. Pulaski County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 99.56% of electricity production coming from this fuel source.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
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Coal
99.56%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.44%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Net Metering

Pulaski County has 2 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Kentucky has heavily restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Pulaski County that report energy loss, including South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Kentucky Utilities, and East Kentucky Power Cooperative. Together, these 3 companies average an annual energy loss of 4.25% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.52%, resulting in a rank of 1265th best in the nation and a state rank of 89th best out of 3221 and 120 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pulaski County:

  • Burnside, Kentucky:
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 41.95%
    • Kentucky Utilities: 16.09%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 41.95%
  • Eubank, Kentucky:
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 28.29%
    • Kentucky Utilities: 43.42%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 28.29%
  • Ferguson, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 39.18%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 30.41%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 30.41%
  • Science Hill, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 78.81%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 10.60%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 10.59%
  • Somerset, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 51.06%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 24.47%
    • East Kentucky Power Cooperative: 24.47%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Pulaski County, Kentucky?

There is one active power plant located in Pulaski County, Kentucky

What electricity companies offer service in Pulaski County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation21,165
2Kentucky Utilities2,837

What electricity company is the largest provider in Pulaski County, Kentucky?

By total revenue, South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is the largest electricity company in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

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

Pulaski County, Kentucky is home to 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-24