Duke Energy Kentucky

Duke Energy Kentucky provides electricity for 37 cities in Kentucky including cities such as Covington, Florence, Independence, Erlanger, and Burlington CDP. The entity is an investor owned organization. Electricity companies must regularly report their customer counts to government agencies. In the most recent report the provider listed 146,028 customers receiving their services. Around 0.25% of these customers are industrial accounts, 10.45% are commercial customers and 89.30% are residential properties. On average, Duke Energy Kentucky charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 9.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.71% less than the average state rate of 11.07 cents. Approximately 379,710 megawatt hours were sold to other suppliers through the wholesale market in 2020. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company and megawatt hours that they purchased by way of wholesale channels. They produced 2,324,137 megawatt hours and purchased 2,176,244 wholesale megawatt hours. The total revenue for Duke Energy Kentucky in 2020 from electricity sales was $344,846,200, with $332,239,600 coming from retail sales to end users and $9,044,300 from wholesale electricity sales.

About Duke Energy Kentucky

The US average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Duke Energy Kentucky average is 22.33% below at $93.4 per month. Electricity production from sustainable fuel sources by the company totals 11,124 megawatt hours, ranking the provider 310th out of the 3510 we track in the United States. Generation by the provider from natural gas totals 74,671.83 megawatt hours, which is approximately 2.29% of their total generation. Solar fields owned by the supplier produce 11,124 megawatt hours, which is 0.34% of their total production amount.

Duke Energy Kentucky Net Metering

Fortunately, Duke Energy Kentucky offers net metering options to their consumers. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as citizens have no way to sell excess electricity back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

Duke Energy Kentucky currently loses roughly 5.99% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of energy lost gives them a ranking of 42nd best out of 58 companies who report energy loss in Kentucky and 1143rd best out of 3510 in the US.

Duke Energy Kentucky Rate & Electric Bills

Duke Energy Kentucky residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.111/kWh$0.081/kWh$117.11/mo.$60.50/mo.
557th9.89¢Duke Energy Kentucky's Average residential price per kWh
1026th$93.4Average monthly electric bill for Duke Energy Kentucky's residential customers

Duke Energy Kentucky Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Duke Energy
  • Headquarters:6293 Beaver Road
    Union , Kentucky 41091
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Duke Energy Kentucky

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Duke Energy Kentucky is 105th out of 3510 electric companies in the US in megawatt hours produced from coal usage.

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As the 195th largest generator of electricity in the US, Duke Energy Kentucky produces 3,260,325 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Duke Energy Kentucky is the 174th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types in the country.

Energy provider of the year for Kentucky, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
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Energy provider of the year for Kentucky, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
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Energy provider of the year for Kentucky, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
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Energy Loss

Duke Energy Kentucky's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

269,594MWh

1143 National Rank

Duke Energy Kentucky Energy Makeup

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Duke Energy Kentucky State Coverage

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Kentucky146,028346,928,5287100%

Duke Energy Kentucky County Coverage

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Boone County133,581310.28$108.89/mo
Campbell County93,584310.19$105.82/mo
Grant County25,069410.48$115.95/mo
Kenton County166,998210.10$102.61/mo
Pendleton County14,590510.36$120.16/mo

Power Plants Owned by Duke Energy Kentucky

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Boone County KY Coal 3,172,7583,258,370,158.321,026.98YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Butler County OH Natural Gas 76,44377,353,316.641,011.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Crittenden Solar FacilityDuke Energy Kentucky (100.00%)
Crittenden KY Solar 4,441No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Walton 1 Solar FacilityDuke Energy Kentucky (100.00%)
Kenton County KY Solar 3,461No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Walton 2 Solar FacilityDuke Energy Kentucky (100.00%)
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Duke Energy Kentucky Fuel Makeup

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97.13%
NATURAL GAS
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2.29%
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0.34%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.24%

Cities Duke Energy Kentucky Has Coverage

  • Alexandria, KY
  • Bellevue, KY
  • Bromley, KY
  • Cold Spring, KY
  • Covington, KY
  • Crescent Springs, KY
  • Crestview, KY
  • Crestview Hills, KY
  • Crittenden, KY
  • Dayton, KY
  • Dry Ridge, KY
  • Edgewood, KY
  • Elsmere, KY
  • Erlanger, KY
  • Fairview, KY
  • Florence, KY
  • Fort Mitchell, KY
  • Fort Thomas, KY
  • Fort Wright, KY
  • Highland Heights, KY
  • Independence, KY
  • Kenton Vale, KY
  • Lakeside Park, KY
  • Ludlow, KY
  • Melbourne, KY
  • Newport, KY
  • Park Hills, KY
  • Ryland Heights, KY
  • Silver Grove, KY
  • Southgate, KY
  • Taylor Mill, KY
  • Union, KY
  • Villa Hills, KY
  • Walton, KY
  • Wilder, KY
  • Williamstown, KY
  • Woodlawn, KY

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Duke Energy Kentucky FAQ:

What percentage of Duke Energy Kentucky’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

Duke Energy Kentucky produces 0.34% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

Does Duke Energy Kentucky have a parent company?

Duke Energy Kentucky is owned by Duke Energy.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Duke Energy Kentucky?

Duke Energy Kentucky owns or is associated with 5 power plants.

What percentage of Duke Energy Kentucky’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Duke Energy Kentucky produces 99.66% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

How many counties does Duke Energy Kentucky sell electricity to?

There are 5 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Duke Energy Kentucky.

What is the average bill for Duke Energy Kentucky customers each month?

Consumers of Duke Energy Kentucky pay, on average, a monthly bill of $93.40.

What cities does Duke Energy Kentucky have customers in to?

Duke Energy Kentucky has customers in 37 cities.

What is the average electricity rate for Duke Energy Kentucky customers?

The average rate of electricity for consumers of Duke Energy Kentucky is 9.89 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Duke Energy Kentucky?

You can reach Duke Energy Kentucky by phone via (800) 544-6900.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25