Wayne County, Kentucky Electric Profile

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Residents of Wayne County are paying, on average, 23.33% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 10.31 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is the largest provider in Wayne County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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Emitting 268,489,949.76 kilograms of CO2 gases, Wayne County has the 55th worst pollution level due to electricity use out of 120 counties in Kentucky.

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Wayne County is the 56th most populated county in the state.

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Citizens of Wayne County consume enough electricity to release 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,494.55.

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There was a 3.04% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the past year in Wayne County.


  • Total Consumption

    333,384 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.4 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    268,489,950 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,204.64 kg

Monticello, KY Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Monticello home purchase electricity for, on average, 10.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.87% less than the average state rate of 11.07 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $111.21 per month, while the state average is $122.32. Patrons in Monticello have a 9.08% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 189 residential customers, South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is the largest vendor in the city.

Monticello emits 13,204.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 279th worst polluting city out of 541 cities in the state. With total emissions of 80,152,166.19 kilograms, the city ranks 75th worst in Kentucky for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 99,524.81 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Monticello

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.093/kWh$192.93/mo.$75.41/mo.
71st10.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Monticello
168th$111.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Monticello Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Monticello, Kentucky

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South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative CorporationBUNDLED10.31111.21No DataIcon representing missing value.815,46784,097,462

Wayne County, Kentucky Details

Wayne County, Kentucky Net Metering

South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is the only provider we have covering Wayne County. Fortunately for consumers they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs possible. At the state level, Kentucky has restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Wayne County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.23% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 3.52%, Wayne County is ranked as the 23rd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Wayne County, Kentucky


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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Wayne County, Kentucky?

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1South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation15,466

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16