Louisville Gas & Electric: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

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 435,074 customers, the supplier supplies electricity to 548 industrial properties, 52,076 commercial accounts and 382,450 residential customers. On average, Louisville Gas & Electric charges their customers a residential electricity rate of 12.47 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the company at 1034th out of 2892 in the US. There were a total of 11,361,191.87 megawatt hours sold to retail consumers in 2022 by the provider and 2,684,416.13 megawatt hours sold via wholesale routes. During the same timeframe, Louisville Gas & Electric generated 13,210,423.18 megawatt hours from power facilities owned by the company and procured 1,746,273.63 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. Louisville Gas & Electric made $1,384,159,087.5 in 2022, $122,820,299.8 of which came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $1,230,474,587.7 of which came from sales to retail electricity customers.

Patrons of the supplier pay an average monthly residential power bill of $107.6. This is 20.53% below the national average of $135.39. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned by the electricity company generate 277,860 megawatt hours, making the provider the 65th largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States out of 3517 providers. The supplier is the 155th highest out of 3517 providers in the US for megawatt hours generated from natural gas. The provider generates a total of 20,465,411.97 megawatt hours from the burning of coal. This ranks them the 14th highest producer out of 3517 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 2.24% of the aggregate electricity they produce. This percentage of loss earns them a rank of 235th best out of 3517 companies who report energy loss in the country.

Louisville Gas & Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.096/kWh$170.84/mo.$72.44/mo.
1034th12.47¢Louisville Gas & Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1070th$107.6Average monthly electricity bill for Louisville Gas & Electric's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Louisville Gas & Electric

Louisville Gas & Electric generates 1.27% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 410th out of the 3517 suppliers we track in the United States.

Louisville Gas & Electric is the 65th largest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3517 suppliers, producing 21,977,693.69 megawatt hours.

Louisville Gas & Electric is the 55th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the US out of 3517 suppliers.

Louisville Gas & Electric ranks 234th in the country out of 3517 suppliers for total megawatt hours generated from solar energy.

Based on megawatt hours produced, Louisville Gas & Electric is the 65th largest supplier out of 3517 in the nation.

Energy Loss

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

-2.24%

Total Energy Loss

554,792MWh

235 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
Kentucky435,0741,184,928,8513100%
Ohio13,871,86381

Louisville Gas & Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bullitt County83,836311.23$125.78/mo
Hardin County111,862312.60$142.18/mo
Jefferson County773,399112.36$107.59/mo
Meade County29,735213.71$135.40/mo
Oldham County69,431312.29$111.98/mo
Pike County27,2715722.45$168.60/mo

Power Plants Owned by Louisville Gas & Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Trimble County KY Coal 7,798,5997,010,571,990.08898.95
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Coal 7,730,6587,353,231,670.78951.18
Madison IN Coal 5,098,896.025,260,155,075.161,031.63
Gallia County OH Coal 5,077,5474,987,385,480.77982.24
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 4,346,0651,574,854,917.58362.36
Mercer County KY Coal 1,267,7261,343,584,698.321,059.84
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 53,48731,768,348.5593.95

Louisville Gas & Electric Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
93.12%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
5.55%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.26%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%
SOLAR
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
  • 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 1.27% 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 $107.60. The nationwide average is $135.39 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 7 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 12.47 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average US BUNDLED rate of 15.73 cents.

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

Louisville Gas & Electric generates 98.73% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-13