Lafayette Utilities System: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Lafayette Utilities System

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About Lafayette Utilities System

Lafayette Utilities System is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana and they serve the citizens living in the city. Electricity suppliers must regularly report the number of customers they have to government agencies. Recently the company reported 70,723 customers signed up for their services. About 58,856 of these are residential accounts and 16.78% are commercial accounts. Lafayette Utilities System's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.80% below the US average rate of 15.68 cents. This ranks the supplier 389th out of 2893 companies in the US for lowest average electricity rate. Of the 4,098,215 megawatt hours the provider sold and dispossessed, 48.36% were from sales to end users and 50.57% were from wholesale sales to other electricity suppliers. Electricity generation and wholesale power purchases made up 26.82% and 73.18%, respectively, of all electricity sourced. Electricity plants the company owns produced 1,099,107 megawatt hours and an additional 2,999,108 were acquired on the wholesale market. In 2022, they made a total of $359,675,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 37.42% of their revenue come from wholesale electricity sales and 61.85% from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Lafayette Utilities System is $128.36. Patrons of the company pay 5.46% less compared to the rest of the US. There are 441,751.89 megawatt hours generated by the company from the burning of coal. This makes them the 5th highest generator in the state out of 34 electricity providers. By customer count, Lafayette Utilities System is the 9th largest company out of 34 providers in the state. With 1,112,615.14 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources, the supplier is the 11th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in Louisiana out of 34 companies.

Lafayette Utilities System Net Metering

Net metering is available to consumers of Lafayette Utilities System. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Lafayette Utilities System currently averages a loss of approximately 1.39% of the electricity they produce. The state of Louisiana has an energy loss average of 2.98% and the US average is 2.87%, resulting in Lafayette Utilities System receiving a rank of 2nd best out of 34 companies reporting energy loss in Louisiana.

Lafayette Utilities System Rate & Electric Bills

Lafayette Utilities System residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.073/kWh$216.46/mo.$80.92/mo.
389th10.54¢Lafayette Utilities System's Average residential price per kWh
1658th$128.36Average monthly electricity bill for Lafayette Utilities System's residential customers

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Lafayette Utilities System Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1314 Walker Road
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70506
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Josh Guillory

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Lafayette Utilities System Service

  • States Served:
    • Louisiana
  • Counties Served:
    • Lafayette Parish
  • Major Cities Served:

Quick Facts About Lafayette Utilities System

The supplier is ranked 249th in the United States for electricity generation, generating 1,112,615.14 megawatt hours.

Lafayette Utilities System produces 491,065.48 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas and ranks 13th out of 34 suppliers in Louisiana for total natural gas production.

Energy provider of the year for Louisiana, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Louisiana, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Louisiana, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Louisiana, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for Louisiana, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Louisiana, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Lafayette Utilities System's energy loss due to business operations.

-1.39%

Total Energy Loss

43,893MWh

131 National Rank

Lafayette Utilities System Energy Makeup

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Lafayette Utilities System Coverage Map

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Lafayette Utilities System State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Louisiana70,723192,817,349.649100%

Lafayette Utilities System County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Lafayette Parish247,866310.23$137.48/mo

Power Plants Owned by Lafayette Utilities System

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rapides Parish LA Coal 4,253,225.033,910,772,489.47919.48
T J Labbe Electric GeneratingLafayette Utilities System (100.00%)
Lafayette LA Natural Gas 95,97356,620,909.66589.97
Hargis-Hebert Electric GeneratingLafayette Utilities System (100.00%)
Lafayette LA Natural Gas 84,24648,839,077579.72

Lafayette Utilities System Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
44.14%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
39.70%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
16.16%

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Lafayette Utilities System FAQ:

What percentage of Lafayette Utilities System's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Lafayette Utilities System produces 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Lafayette Utilities System?

The Lafayette Utilities System phone number is (337) 291-8280.

Who is the CEO of Lafayette Utilities System?

Lafayette Utilities System's current CEO is Josh Guillory.

What percentage of Lafayette Utilities System's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuels?

Lafayette Utilities System produces 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Lafayette Utilities System customers?

Lafayette Utilities System's current average bundled electricity rate is 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Louisiana bundled rate of 11.26 cents and the average nationwide rate of 15.68 cents.

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

Lafayette Utilities System is associated with or owns 3 power plants.

What is the average bundled bill for Lafayette Utilities System customers each month?

Customers of Lafayette Utilities System pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $128.36.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06