Jackson County, MO: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Jackson County, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jackson County, Missouri Electricity Overview

Jackson County produces 3.52 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1225th highest county out of 3230 counties for production per capita in the nation.

When calculating by total customers, Independence Power and Light is the largest provider in Jackson County.

Jackson County currently is 1st out of 115 counties in Missouri in megawatt hours produced using solar power.

The burning of natural gas in Jackson County yields a total of 376,736.61 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 391st out of 3230 counties in the US.

Jackson County has achieved a 29.61% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation in the previous 12 months, which is an admirable effort.

Jackson County is the 1314th highest producing county in the United States out of 3230 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    8,922,698 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.45 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,519,359 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    24,968 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,494,391 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,997,978,077 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,766.47 kg

Kansas City, MO Electricity Overview

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On average, Kansas City's residential electricity rate is 13.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.18% more than the average state price of 12.77 cents and 17.70% less than the national average of 16.01 cents. Power facilities in the city have, fortunately, brought about a 31.73% decrease in the amount of fossil and other non-renewable fuels used each year. Production in the city from coal use generates 2,096,299.35 megawatt hours of electricity.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 1086 cities in the state, Kansas City emits 5,204,024,080.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 10,219.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Kansas City is the 4th highest polluting city in Missouri. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Coal, which makes up 2,096,299.35 megawatt hours (or 87.89%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Coal with Natural Gas (11.57%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.54%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Kansas City is home to 4 power producing plants, which is the 2nd highest number of power plants within a city in Missouri.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kansas City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.092/kWh$205.28/mo.$76.94/mo.
577th13.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kansas City
224th$127.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kansas City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kansas City, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED12.14122.3413,088,338.021,588,360,487
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED15.95164.361,712,452.09273,139,424
EvergyBUNDLED12.92119.462,344,371.026,386,814.53825,114,352
Platte-Clay Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.15150.38370,20441,296,000

Zips with electric coverage in Kansas City, Missouri include: 64118, 64068, 64133, 64055, 64119, 64152, 64155, 64012, 64151, 64030, 64081 and 51 other zip code(s).

Independence, MO Electricity Overview

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On average, Independence's residential electricity rate is 14.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.46% more than the average state price of 12.77 cents and 11.09% less than the national average of 16.01 cents. The city has had a 4.09% increase in megawatt hours produced by solar energy. Independence Power and Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Coming in at as the 4th worst ranked city out of 1086 cities in the state, Independence emits 1,032,793,736.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 8,520.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Independence is the 13th highest polluting city in Missouri. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Solar, which makes up 5,369 megawatt hours (or 44.88%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Solar with Distillate Fuel Oil (36.66%) and Natural Gas (18.46%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Independence is home to 4 power producing plants, which is the 2nd highest number of power plants within a city in Missouri.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Independence

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.112/kWh$194.01/mo.$77.71/mo.
899th14.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
52nd$121.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Independence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Independence, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.92119.466,386,814.53825,114,352
Independence Power and LightBUNDLED15.26124.176,594523,577.2679,891,230

Zips with electric coverage in Independence, Missouri include: 64133, 64055, 64015, 64052, 64050, 64064, 64056, 64057, 64058, 64053, 64016 and 4 other zip code(s).

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Lee's Summit, MO Electricity Overview

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On average, Lee's Summit's residential electricity rate is 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.53% more than the average state price of 12.77 cents and 17.41% less than the national average of 16.01 cents. Evergy has an estimated 2,662 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.21, while the Lee's Summit average is 11.96% below at $120.8 per month.

Electricity use in Lee's Summit creates 885,826,429.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 6th highest amount of any city in Missouri. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 8,490.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Lee's Summit as the 183rd highest polluting city in Missouri. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 1,299,258.03 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lee's Summit

Lee's Summit residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.089/kWh$203.74/mo.$77.64/mo.
583rd13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lee's Summit
49th$120.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lee's Summit Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lee's Summit, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED15.95164.361,712,452.09273,139,424
EvergyBUNDLED12.92119.466,386,814.53825,114,352

Zips with electric coverage in Lee's Summit, Missouri include: 64015, 64081, 64083, 64086, 64134, 64063, 64064, 64082, 64139, 64149

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Electricity Production in Jackson County, Missouri

Power Plants in Jackson County, Missouri

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kansas City MO Coal 2,359,506.032,484,898,634.581,053.14
Greenwood (MO)Evergy (100.00%)
Jackson County MO Natural Gas 105,906109,112,987.081,030.28
Grand Ave PlantVeolia Energy Kansas City (100.00%)
Kansas City MO Natural Gas 40,6609,947,423.5244.65
Independence II Solar FarmGardner Capital (100.00%)
Blue Springs MO Solar 15,224
Northeast (MO)Evergy (100.00%)
Kansas City MO Distillate Fuel Oil 12,93831,660,110.882,447.06
Independence Solar FarmGardner Capital (100.00%)
Independence MO Solar 5,383
Independence MO Distillate Fuel Oil 2,5885,285,896.132,042.46
Independence MO Natural Gas 2,2143,016,378.791,362.41
Independence MO Distillate Fuel Oil 1,7923,550,353.691,981.22

Jackson County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Jackson County is the 2nd worst ranked county in the state out of 115 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 6,997,978,076.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 9,766.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Jackson County is the 340th highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which makes up 83.21% (or 2,096,299.35 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (14.95%) and Solar (0.99%), these three fuels make up 99.15% of the county electricity generation. Jackson County is home to 9 electricity producing plants, which is highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
83.21%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
14.95%
SOLAR
Solar
0.99%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.85%

Jackson County, Missouri Net Metering

Out of the 4 providers in Jackson County, 4 of them offer net metering to their customers. Residents of Missouri have above average net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Jackson County that report energy loss, including Independence Power and Light, Evergy, and West Central Electric Cooperative. Together, these 3 companies average a yearly energy loss of 3.72% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.23%, resulting in a rank of 732nd best in the country and a state rank of 36th best out of 3230 and 115 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Jackson County:

  • Blue Springs, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Buckner, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Grain Valley, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Grandview, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Greenwood, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 32.86%
    • Evergy: 67.14%
  • Independence, Missouri:
    • Independence Power and Light: 49.98%
    • Evergy: 50.02%
  • Kansas City, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 14.62%
    • Ameren Missouri: 20.20%
    • Evergy: 58.26%
    • Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative: 6.91%
  • Lake Lotawana, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Lake Tapawingo, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Lee's Summit, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 93.56%
    • Empire District Electric: 6.44%
  • Levasy, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 50.00%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Lone Jack, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 0.83%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 19.31%
    • Evergy: 79.87%
  • Oak Grove, Missouri:
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Evergy: 50.00%
  • Raytown, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • River Bend, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Sibley, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 2.61%
    • Evergy: 97.39%
  • Sugar Creek, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Unity Village, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 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 provider in Jackson County, Missouri?

The largest electricity company in Jackson County, Missouri by total customer count is Independence Power and Light.

How many power plants are located within Jackson County, Missouri?

There are 9 electricity plants located in Jackson County, Missouri

What electricity companies offer service in Jackson County, Missouri?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Independence Power and Light58,471
2Evergy23,970
3West Central Electric Cooperative582
4Empire District Electric105

How many electric companies offer service in Jackson County, Missouri?

Jackson County, Missouri is home to 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-02-05