Louisville Gas & Electric

Louisville Gas & Electric has their head offices in Louisville, Kentucky and supplies electricity in 2 states within the country. Louisville Gas & Electric has an average residential electricity rate of 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.17% less than the nationwide average of 13.45. The company sold 11,014,238.85 megawatt hours in 2020 via retail sales. The electricity generated in the company’s power plants made up 89.33% of the electricity sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 13.11%. In 2020, they made a total of $1,183,696,186 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 5.72% of their revenue come from sales to the wholesale market.

About Louisville Gas & Electric

The average residential power bill for a customer of Louisville Gas & Electric is $104.04, while the US average is $120.24. Of the 3510 electricity suppliers in the US that we track, Louisville Gas & Electric is the 248th highest producer of megawatt hours from solar. The supplier generates 21,905,444.05 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels a year, making them 55th out of 3510 companies in the United States. Production by the provider from natural gas totals 1,293,937.85 megawatt hours, which is roughly 5.84% of their total production.

Louisville Gas & Electric Net Metering

Net metering services are offered to consumers of Louisville Gas & Electric. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it gives the ability for people to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity generation business. Electricity suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Louisville Gas & Electric recently reported an annual loss of approximately 3.06% of the electricity that they transmit. Louisville Gas & Electric's energy loss levels give them a ranking of 21st best out of 3510 in the nation.

Louisville Gas & Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.122/kWh$0.096/kWh$157.53/mo.$72.44/mo.
1294th11.41¢Louisville Gas & Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1413th$104.04Average monthly electric bill for Louisville Gas & Electric's residential customers

Louisville Gas & Electric Overview

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Quick Facts About Louisville Gas & Electric

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Louisville Gas & Electric is 24th in the US out of 3510 electricity suppliers for total megawatt hours generated from coal.

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As the 68th largest producer of electricity in the nation, Louisville Gas & Electric produces 22,147,742.48 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Based on total customers, Louisville Gas & Electric is the 118th largest supplier out of 3510 in the nation.

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Louisville Gas & Electric produces 241,950 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Louisville Gas & Electric 67th in the US out of 3510 electricity companies.

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Louisville Gas & Electric is 433rd in the nation out of the 3510 for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel sources.

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

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

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Total Energy Loss

671,098MWh

382 National Rank

Louisville Gas & Electric Energy Makeup

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Louisville Gas & Electric State Coverage

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Kentucky425,5571,102,170,9663100%
Ohio23,728,000159No DataIcon representing missing value.

Louisville Gas & Electric County Coverage

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Bullitt County81,67639.42$106.78/mo
Hardin County110,958410.71$123.26/mo
Jefferson County766,757111.30$104.04/mo
Meade County28,572211.90$116.98/mo
Oldham County66,799411.19$107.67/mo
Pike County27,77259.32$90.72/mo

Power Plants Owned by Louisville Gas & Electric

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Trimble County KY Coal 8,065,9687,471,003,113.92926.24YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Coal 7,200,9477,245,079,125.611,006.13YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Gallia County OH Coal 5,431,408.025,455,909,237.21,004.51YesNo 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.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Conventional Hydroelectric 241,950No 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.
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas -4714,220.08302.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Louisville Gas & Electric Fuel Makeup

COAL
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Coal
Coal
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Coal
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Coal
Coal
92.99%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
5.84%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
1.09%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%
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Solar
0.00%

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
  • La Grange, KY
  • Langdon Place, KY
  • Lincolnshire, 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:

Does Louisville Gas & Electric have any subsidiary companies?

Louisville Gas & Electric owns Ohio Valley Electric Corporation.

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

Consumers of Louisville Gas & Electric pay, on average, a monthly bill of $104.04.

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

Louisville Gas & Electric owns or is associated with 9 power plants.

How many counties does Louisville Gas & Electric sell electricity in?

Louisville Gas & Electric sells electricity to customers in 6 counties throughout the United States including, Ohio and Kentucky.

How many states does Louisville Gas & Electric provider electricity in?

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

What cities does Louisville Gas & Electric supply electricity in?

Louisville Gas & Electric has customers in 101 cities.

What company is Louisville Gas & Electric owned by?

Louisville Gas & Electric is owned by PPL Electric Utilities.

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

Louisville Gas & Electrics current average electricity rate is 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average United States rate of 13.45 cents.

What percentage of Louisville Gas & Electric’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Power production facilities owned by or associated with Louisville Gas & Electric generate 1.09% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Louisville Gas & Electric?

Louisville Gas & Electric's customer service phone number is (800) 331-7370

What percentage of Louisville Gas & Electric’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Power production facilities owned by or associated with Louisville Gas & Electric produce 98.91% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25