Allegany County, Maryland Electric Profile

Cumberland Electric Overview

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Cumberland has an average electricity price of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.37% lower than the average state rate of 12.69 cents. Potomac Edison sells 14,350.45 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other suppliers.

Electricity consumption in Cumberland results in 63,649,701.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 68th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 36th worst in the state in emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 3,239.17 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is tied for last in the state for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cumberland

Cumberland residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.099/kWh$190.27/mo.$78.54/mo.
87th10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cumberland
205th$122.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cumberland Residents

Electric Companies in Cumberland

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Potomac Edison10.62122.2No DataIcon representing missing value.4,794,904.113,000,910318,571,968

Frostburg Electric Overview

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Frostburg's residents are billed an average electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 16.37% less than the state's average price of 12.69 cents. Potomac Edison is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Frostburg emits 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 36th highest polluting city out of 518 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 27,827,714.27 kilograms, which is the 149th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Maryland. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Frostburg

Frostburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.099/kWh$190.27/mo.$78.54/mo.
87th10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Frostburg
205th$122.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Frostburg Residents

Electric Companies in Frostburg

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Potomac Edison10.62122.2No DataIcon representing missing value.1,584,375.853,000,910318,571,968

Cresaptown CDP Electric Overview

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Cresaptown CDP has an average electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 20.36% lower than the average national price of 13.33 cents. Potomac Edison sells 8,695.45 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

Cresaptown CDP emits 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 349th worst polluting city out of 518 cities in the state. With total emissions of 19,162,933.03 kilograms, the city ranks 182nd worst in Maryland for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 57,351.85 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cresaptown CDP

Cresaptown CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.099/kWh$190.27/mo.$78.54/mo.
87th10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cresaptown CDP
205th$122.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cresaptown CDP Residents

Electric Companies in Cresaptown CDP

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Potomac Edison10.62122.2No DataIcon representing missing value.2,905,404.353,000,910318,571,968

Quick Facts

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The 972,019 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuel sources places Allegany County at 455th in the United States out of 3220 counties in non-renewable power generation.

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The county is ranked as the 7th largest generator of electricity in the state out of 24 counties for electricity production, producing 972,019 megawatt hours.

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Allegany County generates 13.8 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the nonRenewableProducedPerCapitaRankState highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

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Allegany County residents are accountable for 8,147.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the highest polluting county out of 24 counties in the state based on per capita pollution.

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Allegany County’s average price per kilowatt hour is 20.37% below the nationwide average rate, at 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.33 cents.

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With a population of 70,416 citizens, Allegany County is the 780th largest county by population in the United States.

Power Plants in Allegany County

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AES Warrior Run Cogeneration FacilityAES Corporation (100.00%)
Coal 973,986816,946,620.36838.77YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.Allegany County MD
AES Warrior Run Energy Storage ProjectAES Corporation (100.00%)
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Allegany County Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, Allegany County's primary fuel source is Coal, accounting for 972,613.47 megawatt hours, or 100.06% of generation in the county. Distillate Fuel Oil and Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source are also important fuel sources in the county, with 0.14% and 0.20% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. Roughly 573,732,651.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in the county due to electricity use. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 8,147.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 616th highest county in the nation for CO2 pollution per capita. Allegany County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 986th most plants within a county and the 1478th highest amount of plants per person out of the nation's 3220 counties.

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100.06%
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Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Allegany County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Allegany County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.29% of their energy lost per year. The United States average is 2.72%, resulting in Allegany County having a rank of 2655th worst in the country for energy loss efficiency.