Baltimore County, Maryland Electric Profile

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Baltimore County continues to improve with the reduction of non-renewable fuel source use for electricity production purposes. The county has achieved a 90.54% drop in the burning of these fuel sources for electricity production.

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Baltimore County experienced a 3.67% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the last 12 months.

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Baltimore County produces 0.03 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Baltimore County the 18th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the state out of 24 counties.

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Residents of Baltimore County are paying, on average, 2.79% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average rate, at 13.08 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Baltimore County consumes 25396.07% more megawatt hours than it produces.

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Baltimore County is the 1895th largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the country, with a population of 827,370 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 31,494.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    8,029,733 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    31,494 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    27,370 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,124 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,561,523,872 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,095.98 kg

Dundalk CDP, MD Electric Overview

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Dundalk CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.79% less than the average US rate of 13.45 cents. Baltimore Gas & Electric is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

The use of electricity in Dundalk CDP accounts for 195,274,808.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 12th highest in Maryland out of 518 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which is 3,098.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Dundalk CDP as the 12th highest polluting city in Maryland. The electricity sold in Dundalk CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power production sources in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dundalk CDP

Dundalk CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.108/kWh$159.40/mo.$80.16/mo.
193rd11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dundalk CDP
62nd$108.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dundalk CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dundalk CDP, Maryland

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Baltimore Gas & ElectricBUNDLED11.99108.37No DataIcon representing missing value.10,048,9861,205,194,208

Zips with electric coverage in Dundalk CDP, Maryland include: 21222, 21224, 21219

Towson CDP, MD Electric Overview

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Towson CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.17% more than the state's average rate of 12.80 cents. Towson CDP residents consume 41626.22% of the electricity generated within the city limits and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up the difference. The city ranks 34th out of 518 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types with a total of 1,348 megawatt hours generated.

Electricity use in Towson CDP creates 178,736,504.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 14th most of any city in Maryland. Averaging 3,091.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 484th highest in Maryland for emissions per capita. The top fuel type used in Towson CDP is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. Towson CDP is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 13th most in Maryland and 43rd most when counting plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Towson CDP

Towson CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.108/kWh$159.40/mo.$80.16/mo.
193rd11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Towson CDP
62nd$108.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Towson CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Towson CDP, Maryland

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Baltimore Gas & ElectricBUNDLED11.99108.37No DataIcon representing missing value.10,048,9861,205,194,208

Zips with electric coverage in Towson CDP, Maryland include: 21093, 21212, 21239, 21209, 21204, 21286, 21210, 21252

Catonsville CDP, MD Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Catonsville CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 13.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.17% more than the average state rate of 12.80 cents. Solar production plants in the city generate an average of 0.07 megawatt hours per citizen living in the city. This makes the city the 28th in the state out of 518 cities. The city ranks 22nd in the state out of 518 cities for total megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types with a total of 2,734 megawatt hours produced.

Catonsville CDP's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Solar. The city produces 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel source. The consumption of electricity in the city accounts for 127,875,462.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 22nd highest in the state out of 518 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 489th highest in the state for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 3,077.85 kilograms of emissions per capita. There is one electricity producing plant in Catonsville CDP, which is the 13th most power plants in a city in the state and is the 41st highest rate of power plants per citizen in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Catonsville CDP

Catonsville CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.108/kWh$159.40/mo.$80.16/mo.
193rd11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Catonsville CDP
62nd$108.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Catonsville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Catonsville CDP, Maryland

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Baltimore Gas & ElectricBUNDLED11.99108.37No DataIcon representing missing value.10,048,9861,205,194,208

Zips with electric coverage in Catonsville CDP, Maryland include: 21228, 21043, 21229, 21227, 21250

Energy Production in Baltimore County, Maryland

Power Plants in Baltimore County, Maryland

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Eastern Landfill Gas LLCExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Baltimore County MD Landfill Gas 4,7773,850,212.01805.99No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Perry Hall CDP MD Natural Gas 4,1242,626,416.94636.86No DataIcon representing missing value.6/2020
Old Court Rd SolarOld Court Rd Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Baltimore County MD Solar 3,390No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Baltimore County MD Solar 2,879No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Catonsville CDP MD Solar 2,734No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Amazon Maryland DCA1Westbound Solar LLC (100.00%)
Baltimore County MD Solar 2,495No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Back River Waste Water TreatmentCity Council of Baltimore City (100.00%)
Essex CDP MD Other Biomass Gas 2,4741,197,610484.08No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kingsville CDP MD Solar 2,138No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kingsville CDP MD Solar 2,056No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
General Motors Corp at White Marsh MDConstellation Solar (100.00%)
White Marsh CDP MD Solar 1,515No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Presbyterian Senior Living ServiceTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Towson CDP MD Solar 1,348No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
White Marsh MallGGP Solar (100.00%)
Perry Hall CDP MD Solar 1,186No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Timonium FairgroundsMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Timonium CDP MD Solar 279No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Burns Solar One LLCNautilus Solar (100.00%)
Reisterstown CDP MD Solar 99No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Baltimore County, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Baltimore County's primary fuel type utilized for electricity generation is Solar. The county produces 65.72% of the total generation in the county from this fuel type. Combined with Landfill Gas (15.17%) and Natural Gas (13.09%), these three fuel types make up 29,600 megawatt hours (or 93.99%) county's electricity production. The county emits 3,095.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 13th highest polluting county out of 24 counties in the state and 2341st out of 3220 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 2,561,523,871.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 122nd highest for total pollution in the United States. Baltimore County has 14 electricity producing plants, which is 3rd most in Maryland and 17th most in the state when considering plants per citizen in the county.

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65.72%
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Landfill Gas
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15.17%
NATURAL GAS
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13.09%
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Other Biomass Gas
6.01%

Baltimore County, Maryland Net Metering

Baltimore Gas & Electric is the only provider we have covering Baltimore County. Fortunately for customers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more economically attractive. Consumers in Maryland have favorable net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Baltimore County one company reports energy loss, Baltimore Gas & Electric. They average an annual energy loss of 14.62%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Baltimore County a rank of 15th best in Maryland out of 24.

Power Companies in Baltimore County, Maryland

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Baltimore County, Maryland?

By total revenue, Baltimore Gas & Electric is the largest electricity provider in Baltimore County, Maryland.

How many power plants are in Baltimore County, Maryland?

Baltimore County, Maryland has 14 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Baltimore County, Maryland?

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1Baltimore Gas & Electric267,187

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16