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Rates

HES purchases all of its electricity from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). This is fortunate because TVA provides some of the most affordable electricity in the U.S. In addition, HES has some of the most affordable electric rates in the western Kentucky region. All HES electric rates must be approved by TVA, who serves as the regulatory agency for HES.

Residential Rate (Effective 10/1/2017)

Customer Charge $21.40
Base Kilowatt-hour Charge $.06525
TVA Total Monthly Fuel Cost Charge- Subject to monthly adjustment based on current fuel prices $.01797
Total Kilowatt-hour Charge $.08322
For more detailed information about HES residential rates, click here.

U.S. Residential Electric Rate Comparison

Hopkinsville Electric System is fortunate to be able to purchase power from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). TVA produces some of the most affordable electricity in the nation. As reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration1, Kentucky has some of the lowest residential electric rates in the nation. Show below are the average residential electric rates for Kentucky and its surround states. Also included are a few states with the highest residential electric rates in the nation as a way of comparison. The map at the right shows the states with the highest and lowest residential electric rates as reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration1 as of December, 2016.

States with Lowest and Highest Residential Electric Rates


Surrounding States- Cents per kWh

Missouri- 9.63
Kentucky- 10.36
Tennessee- 10.63
Virginia- 10.72
W. Virginia- 11.22
Indiana- 11.40
Illinois- 11.69
Ohio- 12.11

Highest States- Cents per kWh

New Hampshire- 18.68
Massachusetts- 18.87
Connecticut- 19.02
Alaska- 20.44
Hawaii- 27.68

1Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration; Electric Power Monthly-Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers by End-Use Sector (Dec. 2016)