Russell County, Kentucky Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Russell County, Kentucky Electricity Overview

The county is ranked as the 13th largest producer of electricity out of 120 counties in Kentucky for total electricity production, producing 868,711 megawatt hours.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has decreased by 38.93% in the previous 12 months in Russell County.

Russell County residents are responsible for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, making it the 117th highest polluting county out of 120 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

At $128.27, the average Russell County monthly residential electric expense is 7.27% lower than the Kentucky average bill.

Russell County is ranked as the 65th largest consuming county out of 120 counties in Kentucky with 305,595.56 megawatt hours being consumed by residents who live there.

Residents of Russell County are paying, on average, 16.78% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average, at 12.03 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    305,596 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    868,711 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    868,711 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    48.29 MWh

Russell Springs, KY Electricity Overview

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Russell Springs' residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 2.72% below the state's average rate of 12.28 cents. Kentucky Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Russell Springs has zero electricity plants. About 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 4th worst polluter in the state out of 556 cities. At 13,436.56 kilograms per person and 2,715 residents in the city, the city emits 36,480,249.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Russell Springs

Russell Springs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.094/kWh$192.05/mo.$86.89/mo.
286th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Russell Springs
266th$133.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Russell Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Russell Springs, 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

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Jamestown, KY Electricity Overview

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Jamestown's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 2.75% below the state's average rate of 12.28 cents. Kentucky Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Jamestown has zero electricity plants. About 13,436.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 330th worst polluter in the state out of 556 cities. At 13,436.56 kilograms per person and 1,867 residents in the city, the city emits 25,086,050.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jamestown

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.094/kWh$192.80/mo.$86.69/mo.
285th11.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jamestown
267th$133.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jamestown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jamestown, 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

Electricity Production in Russell County, Kentucky

Power Plants in Russell County, Kentucky

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Russell County KY Conventional Hydroelectric 868,711

Russell County, Kentucky Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For the purpose of electricity production, Russell County's top fuel type is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 868,711 megawatt hours of generation in the county. Releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 117th highest out of 120 counties in Kentucky for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2948th ranked county in the nation for CO2 pollution released per capita. Russell County has one electricity generation plant in the county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Russell County, Kentucky Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric suppliers in Russell County offer net metering to their consumers. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Kentucky has heavily restricted laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Russell County is 4.37%. This includes data from 3 companies, including South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Kentucky Utilities, and Taylor County RECC. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Russell County having a rank of 1334th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

Russell County, Kentucky has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Russell County, Kentucky?

The largest electricity company in Russell County, Kentucky by total customer count is South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation.

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

Russell County, Kentucky has 3 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Russell County, Kentucky?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation8,677
2Kentucky Utilities1,227
3Taylor County RECC83

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-26