Pennyrile Electric

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About Pennyrile Electric

Pennyrile Electric is an electricity cooperative supplying electricity in Kentucky. The supplier recently reported a total of 39,806 residential customer accounts, 5,722 commercial accounts and 26 industrial customers, which makes up the entirety of their customer base. Pennyrile Electric's customers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 3.93% above Kentucky's average rate of 12.02 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 49th best for average electricity price out of 61 providers in the state. In 2020 the company sold 1,154,699 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 1,220,268 procured by the company. The revenue for the company for 2020 from electricity sales was $122,380,100, with $119,931,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Pennyrile Electric is $157.1 per month. Patrons of the company are stuck with a 22.01% markup compared to the rest of the state. The supplier does not have ownership in any power plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other companies.

Energy Loss

Electricity suppliers regularly submit reports on energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Pennyrile Electric recently reported a loss of 5.35% of their total electricity generation total. Pennyrile Electric's energy loss amounts place them at of 37th best out of the 58 providers that operate in Kentucky and report energy loss and 987th best out of 3509 in the US.

Pennyrile Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Pennyrile Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.105/kWh$225.59/mo.$103.03/mo.
1673rd12.49¢Pennyrile Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2687th$157.1Average monthly electricity bill for Pennyrile Electric's residential customers

Pennyrile Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:2000 Harrison Street
    Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42241
    United States of America
  • CEO:Alan Gates

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Energy Loss

Pennyrile Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


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Pennyrile Electric State Coverage

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

Pennyrile Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Butler County12,371211.48$150.71/mo
Caldwell County12,649412.79$152.68/mo
Christian County72,748312.39$155.03/mo
Logan County27,432312.19$154.40/mo
Lyon County8,680312.65$156.55/mo
Muhlenberg County30,928212.09$144.11/mo
Simpson County19,594311.39$148.74/mo
Todd County12,243112.46$157.11/mo
Trigg County14,061112.46$157.11/mo

Cities Pennyrile Electric Has Coverage

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

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Pennyrile Electric FAQ:

What is the phone number for Pennyrile Electric?

Pennyrile Electric's customer service phone number is (270) 886-2555

What is the average bundled bill for Pennyrile Electric customers each month?

Pennyrile Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $157.10, compared to the Kentucky average of $129.38 and the United States average of $129.38 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Pennyrile Electric?

The CEO of Pennyrile Electric is Alan Gates.

What cities does Pennyrile Electric sell electricity in?

Pennyrile Electric provides electricity to 14 cities.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Pennyrile Electric customers?

Pennyrile Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 12.49 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Kentucky bundled rate of 12.02 cents and the average United States rate of 14.11 cents.

How many counties does Pennyrile Electric supply electricity to?

There are 9 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Pennyrile Electric.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01