Cecil County, Maryland Electric Profile

Elkton Electric Overview

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Elkton's citizens are charged an average electricity rate of 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.69 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With annual generation of 2,550 megawatt hours, the city is the 24th highest generator of electricity in the state. The city's use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation amounts to 0.16 megawatt hours per resident.

On average, Elkton residents emit 3,200.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 498th highest polluting city out of 518 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 3,200.41 kilograms per person and 15,644 residents in the city, the city emits 50,067,264.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. About 100.00% of electricity in Elkton comes from production using Solar. Elkton is home to one power plant, which is 8th highest in Maryland and 22nd most when considering plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elkton

Elkton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.133/kWh$219.76/mo.$98.33/mo.
514th14.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elkton
434th$160.72Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elkton Residents

Electric Companies in Elkton

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Choptank Electric Cooperative14.70172.08No DataIcon representing missing value.877,264.06684,009100,535,400
Delmarva Power15.06149.39No DataIcon representing missing value.1,941,655.421,906,783287,077,503

Perryville Electric Overview

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Perryville's inhabitants pay an average electricity rate of 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.20% more than the average state rate of 12.69 cents and 11.61% more than the US average of 13.33. Electricity generation plants in the city have seen a 42.33% drop in the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable fuels. The average electric bill for a customer in the city is $160.73 per month, while the state average is $124.9.

Around 3,076.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 508th highest polluter in Maryland out of 518 cities. A total of 13,548,179.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 211th worst in Maryland for total pollution from electricity use. The city has one power generation plant in the city. This is the 8th most power plants within a city and the 10th highest number of plants per capita, out of 518 cities, in the state. Perryville's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Perryville

Perryville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.133/kWh$219.76/mo.$98.33/mo.
431st14.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Perryville
436th$160.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Perryville Residents

Electric Companies in Perryville

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Choptank Electric Cooperative14.70172.08No DataIcon representing missing value.289,716.92684,009100,535,400
Delmarva Power15.06149.39No DataIcon representing missing value.639,735.051,906,783287,077,503

North East Electric Overview

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On average, North East's electricity price is 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.20% above Maryland's average rate of 12.69 cents and 11.61% more than the US average of 13.33 cents. Delmarva Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $160.73 per month.

Electricity use in North East results in the release of 11,725,797.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 222nd highest in the state out of 518 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 349th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North East

North East residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.133/kWh$219.76/mo.$98.33/mo.
431st14.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North East
436th$160.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for North East Residents

Electric Companies in North East

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Choptank Electric Cooperative14.70172.08No DataIcon representing missing value.199,785.18684,009100,535,400
Delmarva Power15.06149.39No DataIcon representing missing value.441,153.321,906,783287,077,503

Quick Facts

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Cecil County generates 0.05 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar power, giving the county a rank of 601st out of 3220 counties in the US.

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The largest electricity company in Cecil County by megawatt hours sold is Delmarva Power.

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Cecil County is the 2161st highest polluting county in the US when considering emissions per capita.

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In Cecil County, 2,858,979 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel sources. Cecil County ranks 346th out of 3220 counties in the nation for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types.

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At $160.72, the average monthly electric bill in Cecil County is 28.68% above the Maryland average bill and 33.81% higher than the US average.

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Cecil County’s average electricity rate is 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.60% above the national average price of 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour.

Power Plants in Cecil County

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Wildcat Point Generation FacilityOld Dominion Electric Cooperative (100.00%)
Natural Gas 2,597,647962,412,626.7370.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Cecil County MD
Essential Power Rock Springs LLCThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Natural Gas 261,332146,274,216.2559.73No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Cecil County MD
IKEA Perryville 460IKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
Solar 3,016290,606.2296.35No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Perryville MD
Solar 2,550245,709.7596.36No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Elkton MD

Cecil County Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Cecil County results in 386,107,267.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 776th most of any county in the nation. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,753.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 6th highest county in Maryland and 2161st nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. Around 99.81% of Cecil County’s electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Cecil County is home to 4 electricity producing plants, which is the 567th most power plants within a county and the 1309th highest number of power plants per resident out of the US' 3220 counties.

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Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity providers in Cecil County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Maryland has great state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Cecil County is about 6.97% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average is 2.72%, resulting in Cecil County receiving a rank of 314th worst in the United States for energy loss efficiency.