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Schedule of 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 12/1/2023)

Customer Charge $35.46
Base Kilowatt-hour Charge $.06472
TVA Total Monthly Fuel Cost Charge- Subject to monthly adjustment based on current fuel prices $.02141
Total Kilowatt-hour Charge $.08613
For more detailed information about HES residential rates, click here.

U.S. Residential Electric Rate Comparison

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 bordering states. Also included are a few states with the highest residential electric rates in the nation as a way of comparison.

All Rates Listed Below are Residential Electric Rates for the month of March, 2023.

Bordering States-  Average Rate in Cents per kWh

Kentucky- 12.15
Illinois- 17.43
Indiana- 16.03
Ohio- 14.88
Virginia- 14.74
W. Virginia- 14.20
Tennessee- 12.48
Missouri- 11.65

Highest States- Average Rate in Cents per kWh

Hawaii- 44.25
Connecticut- 33.23
Massachusetts- 32.39
New Hampshire- 30.30
Maine- 29.41

1- Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Electric Power Monthly-Average Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers by End-Use Sector (March, 2023)