Pulaski County, KY: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Pulaski County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

Pulaski County's average residential electricity rate is 12.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.50% less than the national average price of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

As the 415th highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita, Pulaski County produces 6.46 megawatt hours per person per year.

Pulaski County emits 13,815.92 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 11,778.

Pulaski County ranks 9th out of 120 counties in Kentucky in megawatt hours generated from coal use over the last 12 months.

Pulaski County experienced a 4.44% decline in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last 12 months.

Pulaski County is ranked as the 730th highest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the United States with 1,036,837.98 megawatt hours being used by residents who live there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,036,838 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.76 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    424,827 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    424,827 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    909,018,175 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,815.92 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Somerset

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Somerset Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.46¢ per kWh

  • 2.15% higher than last month
  • 2.93% lower than April last year
  • 4.15% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 26.35% lower than the US average
  • 53rd in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 99 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 108 since April last year
  • 4,806th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 256 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,387 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.33¢ per kWh

  • 0.25% lower than last month
  • 3.5% lower than April last year
  • 1.7% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 23.55% lower than the US average
  • 215th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 94 since April last year
  • 5,452nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 148 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,185 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$102.75 per month

  • 14.67% lower than last month
  • 2.62% lower than April last year
  • 4.37% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 8.87% lower than the US average
  • 281st in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 20 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 80 since April last year
  • 12,151st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 5,197 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,953 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$127.98 per month

  • 0.18% lower than last month
  • 5.27% lower than April last year
  • 3.54% lower than the Kentucky average
  • 5.95% lower than the US average
  • 265th in the state out of 555 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 91 since April last year
  • 12,561st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 223 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,316 since April last year

Somerset, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.33 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Somerset, which is 1.70% below the average Kentucky price of 12.54 cents and 23.55% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 37,889.37 megawatt hours, Kentucky Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Somerset average is 7.28% lower at $127.98 per month.

Somerset citizens average 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 61st highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 144,414,101.08 kilograms, which is the 36th 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 October and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.094/kWh$207.35/mo.$86.50/mo.
215th12.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Somerset
265th$127.98Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED11.88127.335,763,361.01684,403,201
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED13.02129.43763,316.7299,362,608

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

Burnside, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.80 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Burnside, which is 2.11% above the average Kentucky price of 12.54 cents and 20.59% lower than the US average of 16.12 cents. With an estimated 312 total residential customers, Kentucky Utilities is the largest supplier in the city. Burnside has the 253rd largest population in Kentucky, with 968 residents living within its borders.

Burnside citizens average 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 61st highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 11,952,193.04 kilograms, which is the 251st 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 October and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.095/kWh$198.12/mo.$80.60/mo.
354th12.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burnside
286th$128.81Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED11.88127.335,763,361.01684,403,201
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED13.02129.43763,316.7299,362,608

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

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Ferguson, KY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.46 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Ferguson, which is 0.62% below the average Kentucky price of 12.54 cents and 22.71% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. With an estimated 142 total residential customers, Kentucky Utilities is the largest supplier in the city. Ferguson has the 263rd largest population in Kentucky, with 914 residents living within its borders.

Ferguson citizens average 12,347.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 61st highest in Kentucky out of 556 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 11,285,438.47 kilograms, which is the 261st 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 October and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.095/kWh$204.73/mo.$85.95/mo.
327th12.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ferguson
273rd$128.22Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED11.88127.335,763,361.01684,403,201
South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED13.02129.43763,316.7299,362,608

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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 424,827429,490,755.361,010.98

Pulaski County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pulaski County citizens average 13,815.92 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 909,018,175.35 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 100.40% of electricity production coming from this fuel source.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
100.40%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.40%

Pulaski County, Kentucky Net Metering

Pulaski County has 2 out of 2 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

Energy loss in Pulaski County averages out to about 5.86% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.69%, resulting in a rank of 2362nd best in the US and a state rank of 107th best out of 3230 and 120 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pulaski County:

  • Burnside, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 27.71%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 72.29%
  • Eubank, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 60.60%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 39.40%
  • Ferguson, Kentucky:
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 43.70%
    • Kentucky Utilities: 56.30%
  • Science Hill, Kentucky:
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 11.91%
    • Kentucky Utilities: 88.09%
  • Somerset, Kentucky:
    • Kentucky Utilities: 67.61%
    • South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation: 32.39%

* 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 Corporation21,312
2Kentucky Utilities2,856

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 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-06