Jackson County, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Jackson County, Missouri Electricity Overview

Jackson County has seen a decrease of 11.37% in coal use for the generation of electricity within the previous 12 months.

Jackson County released 7,472,763,473.97 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which makes it the 24th worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the country.

Jackson County ranks 399th out of 3221 counties in the country for megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

Jackson County produces 4.24 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 24 highest county out of 115 counties in the state for production per capita.

3.67 megawatt hours of electricity per person are generated using coal in Jackson County. This is 9th highest out of 115 counties in the state.

Jackson County is ranked as the 9th highest producer of electricity out of 115 counties in the state for electricity generation, producing 3,040,250.99 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    9,316,910 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,040,251 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    25,063 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,015,188 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,472,763,474 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,419.3 kg

Kansas City, MO Electricity Overview

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On average, Kansas City's residential electricity rate is 12.29 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.86% more than the average state price of 11.95 cents and 15.02% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. Power facilities in the city have, fortunately, brought about a 8.93% decrease in the amount of fossil and other non-renewable fuels used each year. Production in the city from coal use generates 2,630,739.86 megawatt hours of electricity.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 1086 cities in the state, Kansas City emits 5,507,966,050.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 10,840.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Kansas City is the 5th highest polluting city in Missouri. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Coal, which makes up 2,630,739.86 megawatt hours (or 88.50%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Coal with Natural Gas (10.76%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.74%), 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 3rd 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$0.149/kWh$0.092/kWh$205.28/mo.$76.94/mo.
500th12.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kansas City
314th$125.06Average 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 MissouriBUNDLED11.17118.6913,755,0781,537,078,636
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED14.31156.151,777,628254,429,040
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.862,935,891.996,454,110793,628,375
Platte-Clay Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.20147349,68239,176,000

Zips with electric coverage in Kansas City, Missouri include: 64118, 64068, 64133, 64055, 64152, 64119, 64012, 64151, 64114, 64030, 64081 and 51 other zip code(s).

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Independence, MO Electricity Overview

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On average, Independence's residential electricity rate is 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.05% more than the average state price of 11.95 cents and 9.90% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city has had a 3.56% 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 1,156,672,840.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 9,403 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Independence is the 10th highest polluting city in Missouri. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Distillate Fuel Oil, which makes up 7,008.61 megawatt hours (or 43.84%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Distillate Fuel Oil with Solar (31.47%) and Natural Gas (24.69%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Independence is home to 5 power producing plants, which is the 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$0.150/kWh$0.112/kWh$194.01/mo.$77.71/mo.
788th13.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
10th$112.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Independence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Independence, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375
Independence Power and LightBUNDLED13.76109.0110,955519,48071,488,398

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

Lee's Summit, MO Electricity Overview

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On average, Lee's Summit's residential electricity rate is 12.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.01% more than the average state price of 11.95 cents and 14.07% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. Evergy has an estimated 2,624 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Lee's Summit average is 8.06% below at $119.39 per month.

Electricity use in Lee's Summit creates 942,926,319.82 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 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Lee's Summit as the 23rd 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 1,313,453.52 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$0.151/kWh$0.089/kWh$203.74/mo.$77.64/mo.
578th12.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lee's Summit
208th$119.39Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED14.31156.151,777,628254,429,040
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375

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

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 2,913,761.992,863,532,610.71982.76
Grand Ave PlantVeolia Energy Kansas City (100.00%)
Kansas City MO Natural Gas 36,7929,001,098.4244.65
Greenwood (MO)Evergy (100.00%)
Jackson County MO Natural Gas 35,86742,164,511.751,175.58
Northeast (MO)Evergy (100.00%)
Kansas City MO Distillate Fuel Oil 22,13031,105,006.961,405.56
Independence II Solar FarmGardner Capital (100.00%)
Blue Springs MO Solar 15,715
Independence MO Natural Gas 5,32910,905,0312,046.36
Independence Solar FarmGardner Capital (100.00%)
Independence MO Solar 5,030
Independence MO Distillate Fuel Oil 3,7476,711,030.81,791.04
Independence MO Distillate Fuel Oil 1,8793,340,180.221,777.64

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 7,472,763,473.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 10,419.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Jackson County is the 374th highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which makes up 86.53% (or 2,630,739.86 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (11.67%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.97%), these three fuels make up 99.18% 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
86.53%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
11.67%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.97%
SOLAR
Solar
0.82%

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 4 electricity companies in Jackson County that report energy loss, including Independence Power and Light, Evergy, and West Central Electric Cooperative. Together, these 4 companies average a yearly energy loss of 2.88% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.87%, resulting in a rank of 379th best in the country and a state rank of 26th best out of 3221 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:
    • Evergy: 67.14%
    • Empire District Electric: 32.86%
  • Independence, Missouri:
    • Independence Power and Light: 49.98%
    • Evergy: 50.02%
  • Kansas City, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 58.26%
    • Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative: 6.91%
    • Empire District Electric: 14.62%
    • Ameren Missouri: 20.20%
  • Lake Lotawana, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Lake Tapawingo, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Lee's Summit, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 6.44%
    • Evergy: 93.56%
  • Levasy, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 50.00%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Lone Jack, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 0.83%
    • Evergy: 79.87%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 19.31%
  • Oak Grove, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 50.00%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Raytown, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • River Bend, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Sibley, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 97.39%
    • Empire District Electric: 2.61%
  • 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 Light59,641
2Evergy23,621
3West Central Electric Cooperative563
4Empire District Electric104

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

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

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