Louisville Gas & Electric

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About Louisville Gas & Electric

Louisville Gas & Electric is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky and supplies electricity in 2 states in the US. With 428,899 customers, the supplier supplies electricity to 548 industrial properties, 51,654 commercial accounts and 376,697 residential customers. On average, Louisville Gas & Electric charges their customers a residential electricity rate of 12.00 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the company at 1442nd out of 2923 in the US. There were a total of 11,014,238.85 megawatt hours sold to retail consumers in 2020 by the provider and 1,853,486.83 megawatt hours sold via wholesale routes. During the same timeframe, Louisville Gas & Electric generated 11,999,997.53 megawatt hours from power facilities owned by the company and procured 1,760,715.4 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. Louisville Gas & Electric made $1,183,696,186 in 2020, $67,648,310.2 of which came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $1,094,183,575.8 of which came from sales to retail electricity customers.

Patrons of the supplier pay an average monthly residential power bill of $113.06. This is 10.24% below the national average of $125.95. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned by the electricity company generate 262,720 megawatt hours, making the provider the 61st largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States out of 3509 providers. The supplier is the 141st highest out of 3509 providers in the US for megawatt hours generated from natural gas. The provider generates a total of 20,496,064.89 megawatt hours from the burning of coal. This ranks them the 23rd highest producer out of 3509 electric suppliers in the nation

Louisville Gas & Electric Net Metering

Louisville Gas & Electric gives customers the ability to take advantage of net metering. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a part of life when working with electricity transmission. Louisville Gas & Electric currently averages a loss of approximately 3.06% of the aggregate electricity they produce. This percentage of loss earns them a rank of 381st best out of 3509 companies who report energy loss in the country.

Louisville Gas & Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Louisville Gas & Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.096/kWh$170.84/mo.$72.44/mo.
1442nd12.00¢Louisville Gas & Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1545th$113.06Average monthly electricity bill for Louisville Gas & Electric's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Louisville Gas & Electric

Louisville Gas & Electric generates 1.17% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 419th out of the 3509 suppliers we track in the United States.

Louisville Gas & Electric is the 68th largest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3509 suppliers, producing 22,504,382.35 megawatt hours.

Louisville Gas & Electric is the 58th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the US out of 3509 suppliers.

Louisville Gas & Electric ranks 238th in the country out of 3509 suppliers for total megawatt hours generated from solar energy.

Based on megawatt hours produced, Louisville Gas & Electric is the 68th largest supplier out of 3509 in the nation.

Energy Loss

Louisville Gas & Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


381 National Rank

Louisville Gas & Electric Energy Makeup

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Louisville Gas & Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Louisville Gas & Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bullitt County82,21739.60$109.19/mo
Hardin County110,702410.91$125.71/mo
Jefferson County782,969111.97$113.07/mo
Meade County30,003211.98$117.96/mo
Oldham County67,607411.92$117.20/mo
Pike County27,0885915.64$136.81/mo

Power Plants Owned by Louisville Gas & Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Trimble County KY Coal 10,582,829.038,937,819,428.92844.56
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Coal 7,240,709.017,068,751,824.81976.25
Madison IN Coal 5,530,1025,545,640,320.751,002.81
Gallia County OH Coal 4,874,0834,768,479,730.87978.33
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 4,015,6981,487,413,576.32370.4
Mercer County KY Coal 1,378,2051,311,366,841.8951.5
Jefferson County KY Conventional Hydroelectric 262,720
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 87,24859,622,726.1683.37

Louisville Gas & Electric Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
Conventional Hydroelectric
Distillate Fuel Oil

Cities Louisville Gas & Electric Has Coverage

  • Anchorage, KY
  • Audubon Park, KY
  • Bancroft, KY
  • Barbourmeade, KY
  • Beaver, OH
  • Beechwood Village, KY
  • Bellemeade, KY
  • Bellewood, KY
  • Blue Ridge Manor, KY
  • Brandenburg, KY
  • Briarwood, KY
  • Broeck Pointe, KY
  • Brownsboro Farm, KY
  • Brownsboro Village, KY
  • Cambridge, KY
  • Coldstream, KY
  • Creekside, KY
  • Crestwood, KY
  • Crossgate, KY
  • Douglass Hills, KY
  • Druid Hills, KY
  • Fincastle, KY
  • Forest Hills, KY
  • Fox Chase, KY
  • Glenview, KY
  • Glenview Hills, KY
  • Glenview Manor, KY
  • Goose Creek, KY
  • Goshen, KY
  • Graymoor-Devondale, KY
  • Green Spring, KY
  • Hebron Estates, KY
  • Heritage Creek, KY
  • Hickory Hill, KY
  • Hills and Dales, KY
  • Hillview, KY
  • Hollow Creek, KY
  • Hollyvilla, KY
  • Houston Acres, KY
  • Hurstbourne, KY
  • Hurstbourne Acres, KY
  • Indian Hills, KY
  • Jeffersontown, KY
  • Kingsley, KY
  • Langdon Place, KY
  • Lincolnshire, KY
  • Louisville, KY
  • Lyndon, KY
  • Lynnview, KY
  • Manor Creek, KY
  • Maryhill Estates, KY
  • Meadow Vale, KY
  • Meadowbrook Farm, KY
  • Meadowview Estates, KY
  • Middletown, KY
  • Mockingbird Valley, KY
  • Moorland, KY
  • Mount Washington, KY
  • Muldraugh, KY
  • Murray Hill, KY
  • Norbourne Estates, KY
  • Northfield, KY
  • Norwood, KY
  • Old Brownsboro Place, KY
  • Orchard Grass Hills, KY
  • Parkway Village, KY
  • Pewee Valley, KY
  • Piketon, OH
  • Pioneer Village, KY
  • Plantation, KY
  • Poplar Hills, KY
  • Prospect, KY
  • Richlawn, KY
  • River Bluff, KY
  • Riverwood, KY
  • Rolling Fields, KY
  • Rolling Hills, KY
  • Seneca Gardens, KY
  • Shepherdsville, KY
  • Shively, KY
  • South Park View, KY
  • Spring Mill, KY
  • Spring Valley, KY
  • St. Matthews, KY
  • St. Regis Park, KY
  • Strathmoor Manor, KY
  • Strathmoor Village, KY
  • Sycamore, KY
  • Ten Broeck, KY
  • Thornhill, KY
  • Watterson Park, KY
  • Waverly, OH
  • Wellington, KY
  • West Buechel, KY
  • West Point, KY
  • Westwood, KY
  • Wildwood, KY
  • Windy Hills, KY
  • Woodland Hills, KY
  • Woodlawn Park, KY
  • Worthington Hills, KY

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

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Louisville Gas & Electric FAQ:

What percentage of Louisville Gas & Electric's electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Louisville Gas & Electric produce 1.17% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

Who is the CEO of Louisville Gas & Electric?

Louisville Gas & Electric's current CEO is Lonnie Bellar.

What is the phone number for Louisville Gas & Electric?

You can reach Louisville Gas & Electric by phone via (800) 331-7370.

What cities does Louisville Gas & Electric provider electricity to?

Louisville Gas & Electric has customers in 101 cities throughout the nation including Ohio and Kentucky.

What company is Louisville Gas & Electric owned by?

Louisville Gas & Electric is owned by PPL Electric Utilities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Louisville Gas & Electric customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Louisville Gas & Electric is $113.06. The nationwide average is $125.95 for bundled service.

Does Louisville Gas & Electric have any subsidiary companies?

Ohio Valley Electric Corporation is owned by Louisville Gas & Electric.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Louisville Gas & Electric?

Louisville Gas & Electric owns or is associated with 8 power plants.

How many states does Louisville Gas & Electric offer service in?

Louisville Gas & Electric provides electricity to customers in 2 states.

How many counties does Louisville Gas & Electric provider electricity to?

Louisville Gas & Electric supplies electricity to customers in 6 counties.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Louisville Gas & Electric customers?

Louisville Gas & Electric's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 12.00 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average US BUNDLED rate of 14.11 cents.

What percentage of Louisville Gas & Electric's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Louisville Gas & Electric generates 98.83% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-09