Owensboro Municipal Utilities

Owensboro Municipal Utilities is a municipally owned organization providing electricity in Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky. The company last disclosed a total of 26,505 total customers. Approximately 87.51% are residential accounts, 10.73% are commercial customers and 1.76% of these are industrial properties. Owensboro Municipal Utilities has an average residential electricity rate of 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 9.58% more than the nationwide average rate of 13.45 cents. In 2020 Owensboro Municipal Utilities sold 74.36% of their total megawatt hours disposed by way of normal retail sales to end users and 23.25% through wholesale channels to other providers. Electricity production facilities owned by Owensboro Municipal Utilities generated 40.59% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 59.41% was acquired by way of wholesale channels. The revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $99,034,000, with 92.88% coming from retail sales to end users and 5.95% from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

About Owensboro Municipal Utilities

Consumers of the company pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $110.96. This is 9.45% less than the state average bill of $122.32. Based on total customers, Owensboro Municipal Utilities is the 603rd largest supplier out of 3510 suppliers in the nation. The company's generating plants produce 997 megawatt hours from natural gas as the fuel source. This amount ranks them 344th highest company out of 3510 suppliers in the nation for total natural gas production. There are 449,523.09 megawatt hours generated by the provider using coal.

Owensboro Municipal Utilities Net Metering

Fortunately, Owensboro Municipal Utilities offers net metering options to their customers. This is a positive for any consumer potentially purchasing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess wattage back to their electricity company.

Energy Loss

Owensboro Municipal Utilities has energy loss of 2.22% of their generation due to heat dissipation and other causes. Owensboro Municipal Utilities' energy loss numbers result in a rank of 5th best out of the 58 providers that operate in Kentucky and report energy loss and 223rd best out of 3510 in the US.

Owensboro Municipal Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Owensboro Municipal Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.142/kWh$120.60/mo.$110.96/mo.
2659th14.74¢Owensboro Municipal Utilities's Average residential price per kWh
1688th$110.96Average monthly electric bill for Owensboro Municipal Utilities's residential customers

Owensboro Municipal Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:2070 Tamarack Road
    Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
    United States of America
  • CEO:Kevin Frizzell

Owensboro Municipal Utilities Contact

Owensboro Municipal Utilities Service

  • Rates & Plans:omu.org
  • Outage Phone:(270) 926-3200

Quick Facts About Owensboro Municipal Utilities

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Owensboro Municipal Utilities is the 291st highest producer of electricity of all 3510 providers in the country, producing 450,873 megawatt hours.

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Owensboro Municipal Utilities generates 450,873 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources, which is 259th out of 3510 companies in the United States.

Energy provider of the year for Kentucky, Major Provider Category
Lowest Energy Loss
Kentucky, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Owensboro Municipal Utilities's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


223 National Rank

Owensboro Municipal Utilities Energy Makeup

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Owensboro Municipal Utilities State Coverage

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Owensboro Municipal Utilities County Coverage

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Daviess County101,511212.22$146.28/mo

Power Plants Owned by Owensboro Municipal Utilities

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Owensboro Municipal Utilities Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
Distillate Fuel Oil
Gaseous Propane

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Owensboro Municipal Utilities FAQ:

What percentage of Owensboro Municipal Utilities’s electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel types?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Owensboro Municipal Utilities generate 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What percentage of Owensboro Municipal Utilities’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

Owensboro Municipal Utilities produces 0% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Owensboro Municipal Utilities?

Owensboro Municipal Utilities's customer service phone number is (270) 926-3200

Who is the CEO of Owensboro Municipal Utilities?

The current CEO of Owensboro Municipal Utilities is Kevin Frizzell.

How much is the average bill for Owensboro Municipal Utilities customers each month?

Customers of Owensboro Municipal Utilities pay, on average, a monthly bill of $110.96.

What is the average electricity rate for Owensboro Municipal Utilities customers?

Consumers of Owensboro Municipal Utilities, on average, have an electricity rate 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

Owensboro Municipal Utilities is associated with or owns one power plant.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25