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Sussex County, Delaware Electricity Overview

Averaging generation of 0.1 megawatt hours per resident per year, Sussex County is 3 out of 3 counties in generation per capita in Delaware.

Over the course of the last year, Sussex County has seen a 18.00% drop in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

Sussex County is 854th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 3,139 megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel types.

Sussex County is the 3rd highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0.09 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable sources.

The 22,917 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuel ranks Sussex County at 3rd out of 3 counties in Delaware in non-renewable power production.

Sussex County is the 2nd highest pollution level from electricity use out of 3 counties in the state, releasing 1,192,233,352.91 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,788,471 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    26,056 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,139 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    22,917 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,192,233,353 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,657.96 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Milford

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Milford Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.03¢ per kWh

  • 6.48% higher than last month
  • 8.17% higher than April last year
  • 12.29% lower than the Delaware average
  • 5.21% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 79 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 18,646th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,088 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,761 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.32¢ per kWh

  • 0.66% higher than last month
  • 8.75% higher than April last year
  • 5.6% lower than the Delaware average
  • 5% lower than the US average
  • 9th in the state out of 79 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since April last year
  • 17,982nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 99 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,406 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$131.26 per month

  • 15.53% lower than last month
  • 10.15% higher than April last year
  • 1.26% lower than the Delaware average
  • 16.42% higher than the US average
  • 13th in the state out of 79 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 55 since April last year
  • 26,213th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,647 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,790 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$146.2 per month

  • 0.69% higher than last month
  • 5.34% higher than April last year
  • 1.29% higher than the Delaware average
  • 7.44% higher than the US average
  • 65th in the state out of 79 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since April last year
  • 20,851st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 729 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,696 since April last year

Milford, DE Electricity Overview

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Milford averages a residential electricity rate of 15.32 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Thankfully, this is 5.60% below Delaware's average rate of 16.23 cents. The city is ranked 4th in the state in total electricity generated from power plants within its borders, with 17,882 megawatt hours produced. Solar facilities in the city produce 17,882 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of the city's total electricity production.

Electricity use in Milford has byproducts of 42,299,408.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 11th largest emissions amount of any city in Delaware. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 3,760.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Milford as the 78th highest polluting city in the state. The city has one electricity generation plant. Milford has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated by Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Milford

Milford residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.110/kWh$186.12/mo.$95.64/mo.
9th15.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Milford
65th$146.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Milford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Milford, Delaware

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Milford Public WorksBUNDLED15.49140.5272,855.9811,286,631.55
Delaware Electric CoopBUNDLED14.94151.941,256,403187,652,000
Park PowerENERGY14.68114.113,947.52579,580.21
ResCom EnergyENERGY11.821.830.93110.02
WGL EnergyENERGY11.0284.5721,248.652,341,204.81

Seaford, DE Electricity Overview

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Seaford averages a residential electricity rate of 16.43 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Sadly, this is 1.27% above Delaware's average rate of 16.23 cents. City of Seaford Electric has an estimated 4,101 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in Seaford has byproducts of 34,570,034.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 15th largest emissions amount of any city in Delaware. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 4,402.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Seaford as the 61st highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Seaford must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Seaford

Seaford residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.190/kWh$0.110/kWh$171.81/mo.$84.23/mo.
35th16.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Seaford
12th$139.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Seaford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Seaford, Delaware

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Seaford ElectricBUNDLED16.12135.9433,408.85,384,284.32
Delaware Electric CoopBUNDLED14.94151.941,256,403187,652,000
Delmarva PowerBUNDLED16.55142.242,817,364.62466,295,877
Park PowerENERGY14.68114.113,947.52579,580.21
ResCom EnergyENERGY11.821.830.93110.02

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Georgetown, DE Electricity Overview

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Georgetown averages a residential electricity rate of 16.13 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers within their city limits. Thankfully, this is 0.60% below Delaware's average rate of 16.23 cents. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Georgetown average is 5.71% higher at $145.91 per month. Delmarva Power has an estimated 861 total residential customers, more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Electricity use in Georgetown has byproducts of 31,166,743.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 17th largest emissions amount of any city in Delaware. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 4,402.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Georgetown as the 8th highest polluting city in the state. The inhabitants of Georgetown must use power from outside city limits because they don't have any power producing plants within city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Georgetown

Georgetown residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.113/kWh$181.35/mo.$91.90/mo.
24th16.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Georgetown
64th$145.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Georgetown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Georgetown, Delaware

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Delaware Electric CoopBUNDLED14.94151.941,256,403187,652,000
Delmarva PowerBUNDLED16.55142.242,817,364.62466,295,877
Park PowerENERGY14.68114.113,947.52579,580.21
ResCom EnergyENERGY11.821.830.93110.02
WGL EnergyENERGY11.0284.5721,248.652,341,204.81

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Electricity Production in Sussex County, Delaware

Power Plants in Sussex County, Delaware

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Indian River Generating StationNRG Energy (100.00%)
Sussex County DE Coal 22,91775,864,716.23,310.41
University of Delaware Wind TurbineGamesa Wind US (31.12%)Blue Hen Wind (68.88%)
Lewes DE Wind 3,139

Sussex County, Delaware Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 1,192,233,352.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Sussex County due to electricity use. The county also ranks 1438th worst in pollution per person in the county, averaging 4,657.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The county has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 331st most in the US.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
94.43%
WIND
Wind
Wind
12.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-6.47%

Sussex County, Delaware Net Metering

Of the 8 electric companies in Sussex County, 5 of them report that they offer net metering. Delaware has favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Sussex County is 5.85%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Delaware Electric Coop, Delmarva Power, and City of Milford Public Works. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Sussex County a rank of 2nd best in Delaware out of 3 counties.

Providers In Each City in Sussex County:

  • Bethany Beach, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Bethel, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Blades, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Bridgeville, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Dagsboro, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 74.22%
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 25.78%
  • Delmar, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 67.69%
    • Delmarva Power: 32.31%
  • Dewey Beach, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 50.06%
    • Lewes Board of Public Works: 49.94%
  • Ellendale, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Fenwick Island, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Frankford, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 35.53%
    • Delmarva Power: 64.47%
  • Georgetown, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 37.94%
    • Delmarva Power: 62.06%
  • Greenwood, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 33.51%
    • Delmarva Power: 66.49%
  • Henlopen Acres, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 50.00%
    • Lewes Board of Public Works: 50.00%
  • Laurel, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 67.08%
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 32.92%
  • Lewes, Delaware:
    • Lewes Board of Public Works: 26.58%
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 4.05%
    • Delmarva Power: 69.36%
  • Milford, Delaware:
    • City of Milford Public Works: 50.05%
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 49.95%
  • Millsboro, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 14.55%
    • Delmarva Power: 85.45%
  • Millville, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 55.65%
    • Delmarva Power: 44.35%
  • Milton, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Ocean View, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 84.35%
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 15.65%
  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • Seaford, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 5.74%
    • City of Seaford Electric: 50.00%
    • Delmarva Power: 44.26%
  • Selbyville, Delaware:
    • Delaware Electric Coop: 1.70%
    • Delmarva Power: 98.30%
  • Slaughter Beach, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%
  • South Bethany, Delaware:
    • Delmarva Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Sussex County, Delaware?

There are 2 power plants in Sussex County, Delaware

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Sussex County, Delaware?

The largest electricity supplier in Sussex County, Delaware by total revenue is Delaware Electric Coop.

Which electricity companies offer service in Sussex County, Delaware?

How many electric companies offer service in Sussex County, Delaware?

There are 8 electricity providers offering service in Sussex County, Delaware.

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