Kentucky Utilities

Kentucky Utilities is an investor owned organization serving 3 states in the nation. Kentucky Utilities bills their customers a residential electricity price of 10.92 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 18.81% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. In 2020 the company had sales to end customers totaling 17,468,466.6 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other electricity providers of 17,468,466.6 megawatt hours. During the same timeframe, Kentucky Utilities generated 18,541,064.7 megawatt hours in power plants owned by the supplier and obtained 1,390,351.38 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. The revenue for Kentucky Utilities for 2020 from electricity sales was $1,710,668,900, with $65,001,650 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $1,608,251,450 from retail sales to end users.

About Kentucky Utilities

Patrons of the supplier pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $123.98. This is 3.11% more than the nationwide average of $120.24. Kentucky Utilities is the 86th largest provider out of 3510 electricity companies in the US based on customer count. The company ranks 120th in the country out of 3510 suppliers for megawatt hours generated from solar. There are 26,093,582.21 megawatt hours generated by the supplier using coal.

Kentucky Utilities Net Metering

Thankfully, Kentucky Utilities allows their consumers to take part in net metering. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Kentucky Utilities loses electricity at a rate of 4.24% of their total generation from heat dissipation and other causes. These averages allow us to compare the infrastructure efficiencies of the numerous suppliers who operate around the United States. Kentucky Utilities has received a ranking of 717th best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the US.

Kentucky Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Kentucky Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.092/kWh$191.33/mo.$82.46/mo.
1044th10.92¢Kentucky Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
2191st$123.98Average monthly electric bill for Kentucky Utilities's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Kentucky Utilities

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Kentucky Utilities is the 50th largest generator of electricity in the US out of 3510 electricity providers, producing 30,481,666.72 megawatt hours.

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Kentucky Utilities is the 40th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the US out of 3510 suppliers.

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Kentucky Utilities ranks 92nd out of 3510 companies in the nation in megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power use.

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Kentucky Utilities ranks 103rd out of 3510 suppliers in the country for total electricity production from natural gas.

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Kentucky Utilities is 452nd out of the 3510 providers in the US for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel sources.

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

Kentucky Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

1,243,756MWh

717 National Rank

Kentucky Utilities Energy Makeup

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Kentucky Utilities State Coverage

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Kentucky536,1901,588,255,634293.81%
Ohio23,728,000159No DataIcon representing missing value.
Virginia27,88777,423,706126.19%

Kentucky Utilities County Coverage

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Adair County19,20259.51$99.93/mo
Anderson County22,747210.21$122.97/mo
Ballard County7,888211.60$132.34/mo
Barren County44,249610.48$112.32/mo
Bath County12,500310.49$110.71/mo
Bell County26,032210.65$121.54/mo
Bourbon County19,788310.54$121.16/mo
Boyle County30,060211.12$126.62/mo
Bracken County8,303310.38$118.96/mo
Bullitt County81,67639.42$106.78/mo

Power Plants Owned by Kentucky Utilities

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Ghent KY Coal 10,900,716.0434,483,658.863.16YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Trimble County KY Coal 8,065,968322,247,892.8839.95YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Gallia County OH Coal 5,431,408.025,455,909,237.21,004.51YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Massac County IL Coal 5,206,560.9983,237,238.2815.99YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 5,047,4121,827,873,013.26362.14No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Madison IL Coal 5,043,427.025,109,380,736.251,013.08YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Mercer County KY Coal 1,228,720.011,274,625,876.471,037.36YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Mercer County KY Conventional Hydroelectric 125,254No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 26,69316,399,837.86614.39No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Massac County IL Natural Gas 19,38215,927,656.92821.78No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Kentucky Utilities Fuel Makeup

COAL
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85.60%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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13.85%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
0.41%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.05%

Cities Kentucky Utilities Has Coverage

  • Appalachia, VA
  • Augusta, KY
  • Bardstown, KY
  • Barlow, KY
  • Beattyville, KY
  • Beaver, OH
  • Beaver Dam, KY
  • Bedford, KY
  • Benham, KY
  • Berry, KY
  • Big Stone Gap, VA
  • Bonnieville, KY
  • Bradfordsville, KY
  • Bremen, KY
  • Brodhead, KY
  • Brooksville, KY
  • Burgin, KY
  • Burnside, KY
  • Butler, KY
  • Calhoun, KY
  • California, KY
  • Camargo, KY
  • Campbellsburg, KY
  • Campbellsville, KY
  • Caneyville, KY
  • Carlisle, KY
  • Carrollton, KY
  • Cave City, KY
  • Centertown, KY
  • Central City, KY
  • Clarkson, KY
  • Clay, KY
  • Cleveland, VA
  • Clinchco, VA
  • Clinchport, VA
  • Clinton, KY
  • Clintwood, VA
  • Coeburn, VA
  • Columbia, KY
  • Columbus, KY
  • Corbin, KY
  • Corinth, KY
  • Corydon, KY
  • Crab Orchard, KY
  • Crofton, KY
  • Cumberland, KY
  • Cumberland Gap, TN
  • Cynthiana, KY
  • Danville, KY
  • Dawson Springs, KY
  • Dixon, KY
  • Dover, KY
  • Drakesboro, KY
  • Duffield, VA
  • Dungannon, VA
  • Earlington, KY
  • Eddyville, KY
  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • Eminence, KY
  • Eubank, KY
  • Evarts, KY
  • Ewing, KY
  • Fairfield, KY
  • Ferguson, KY
  • Flemingsburg, KY
  • Frankfort, KY
  • Fredonia, KY
  • Gate City, VA
  • Georgetown, KY
  • Germantown, KY
  • Ghent, KY
  • Glencoe, KY
  • Gratz, KY
  • Greenville, KY
  • Harlan, KY
  • Harrodsburg, KY
  • Hartford, KY
  • Haysi, VA
  • Henderson, KY
  • Higginsport, OH
  • Hodgenville, KY
  • Honaker, VA
  • Horse Cave, KY
  • Hustonville, KY
  • Irvine, KY
  • Island, KY
  • Jamestown, KY
  • Jeffersonville, KY
  • Jonesville, VA
  • Junction City, KY
  • Kevil, KY
  • Kuttawa, KY
  • La Center, KY
  • La Grange, KY
  • Lakeview Heights, KY
  • Lancaster, KY
  • Lawrenceburg, KY
  • Lebanon, KY
  • Lebanon, VA
  • Lebanon Junction, KY
  • Leitchfield, KY
  • Liberty, KY
  • Livermore, KY
  • Livingston, KY
  • London, KY
  • Loretto, KY
  • Loyall, KY
  • Lynch, KY
  • Mackville, KY
  • Madisonville, KY
  • Manchester, KY
  • Marion, KY
  • Maysville, KY
  • McHenry, KY
  • Mentor, KY
  • Middlesborough, KY
  • Midway, KY
  • Millersburg, KY
  • Milton, KY
  • Morehead, KY
  • Morganfield, KY
  • Mortons Gap, KY
  • Mount Olivet, KY
  • Mount Sterling, KY
  • Mount Vernon, KY
  • Munfordville, KY
  • Nebo, KY
  • Neville, OH
  • New Castle, KY
  • New Haven, KY
  • Nicholasville, KY
  • Nickelsville, VA
  • North Middletown, KY
  • Norton, VA
  • Nortonville, KY
  • Owenton, KY
  • Owingsville, KY
  • Paris, KY
  • Pennington Gap, VA
  • Perryville, KY
  • Piketon, OH
  • Pineville, KY
  • Pleasureville, KY
  • Pound, VA
  • Powderly, KY
  • Prestonville, KY
  • Princeton, KY
  • Radcliff, KY
  • Ravenna, KY
  • Richmond, KY
  • Robards, KY
  • Rockport, KY
  • Russell Springs, KY
  • Sacramento, KY
  • Sadieville, KY
  • Salem, KY
  • Salt Lick, KY
  • Sanders, KY
  • Sardis, KY
  • Science Hill, KY
  • Sebree, KY
  • Sharpsburg, KY
  • Shelbyville, KY
  • Simpsonville, KY
  • Slaughters, KY
  • Smithfield, KY
  • Somerset, KY
  • Sonora, KY
  • South Carrollton, KY
  • Sparta, KY
  • Springfield, KY
  • St. Charles, KY
  • St. Charles, VA
  • St. Mary, KY
  • St. Paul, VA
  • Stamping Ground, KY
  • Stanford, KY
  • Sturgis, KY
  • Taylorsville, KY
  • Uniontown, KY
  • Upton, KY
  • Versailles, KY
  • Vine Grove, KY
  • Warsaw, KY
  • Waverly, OH
  • Waverly, KY
  • Weber City, VA
  • Wheatcroft, KY
  • White Plains, KY
  • Wickliffe, KY
  • Williamsburg, KY
  • Wilmore, KY
  • Winchester, KY
  • Wise, VA
  • Worthville, KY

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

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Kentucky Utilities FAQ:

What cities does Kentucky Utilities offer service to?

Kentucky Utilities serves electricity in 195 cities in the United States.

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

There are 11 power plants associated with or owned by Kentucky Utilities.

What percentage of Kentucky Utilities’s electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Kentucky Utilities generates 99.54% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

What is the average bill for Kentucky Utilities customers each month?

Customers of Kentucky Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bill of $123.98.

Who is the CEO of Kentucky Utilities?

Paul W. Thompson is the current CEO of Kentucky Utilities.

Does Kentucky Utilities have any subsidiary companies?

Kentucky Utilities is a parent company of Ohio Valley Electric Corporation.

What is the average electricity rate for Kentucky Utilities customers?

The average price of electricity for consumers of Kentucky Utilities is 10.92 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Kentucky Utilities?

The Kentucky Utilities phone number is (800) 981-0600.

What company is Kentucky Utilities owned by?

Kentucky Utilities is a subsidiary of PPL Electric Utilities.

How many counties does Kentucky Utilities have customers in to?

There are 81 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Kentucky Utilities.

How many states does Kentucky Utilities have customers in in?

Kentucky Utilities offers service to customers in 3 states throughout the United States.

What percentage of Kentucky Utilities’s electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Kentucky Utilities generates 0.46% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-14