Electric Rates & Providers in Charles County, MD

Charles County, Maryland Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Charles County, Maryland Electricity Overview

Roughly 98.13% of Charles County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 3rd highest county out of 24 counties in the state for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

The burning of natural gas in Charles County yields a total of 3,776,438 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 170th in the nation out of 3230 counties.

Charles County generates 0.42 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar energy, giving the county a rank of 476th in the nation out of 3230 counties for this category.

Charles County ranks 10th out of 24 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents using 1,584,732.21 megawatt hours.

Charles County saw a 9.15% drop in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year.

Charles County released 598,378,220.9 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks them as the 529th worst polluting county in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,584,732 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,847,518 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    72,080 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,775,438 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.62 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    598,378,221 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,517.76 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Waldorf CDP

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Waldorf CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.52¢ per kWh

  • 2.01% higher than last month
  • 5.57% higher than April last year
  • 13.07% lower than the Maryland average
  • 8.25% lower than the US average
  • 193rd in the state out of 536 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 17,378th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 402 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 719 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.38¢ per kWh

  • 0.48% higher than last month
  • 5.83% lower than April last year
  • 16.25% lower than the Maryland average
  • 10.79% lower than the US average
  • 194th in the state out of 536 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 119 since April last year
  • 14,760th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 575 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,885 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$132.45 per month

  • 17.68% lower than last month
  • 9.27% higher than April last year
  • 5.01% higher than the Maryland average
  • 17.48% higher than the US average
  • 427th in the state out of 536 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 112 since April last year
  • 26,386th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,903 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,343 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$160.06 per month

  • 0.59% higher than last month
  • 8.39% lower than April last year
  • 2.9% higher than the Maryland average
  • 17.62% higher than the US average
  • 426th in the state out of 536 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 82 since April last year
  • 26,222nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 193 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,523 since April last year

Waldorf CDP, MD Electricity Overview

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Waldorf CDP's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 16.25% lower than Maryland's average price of 17.17 cents, which ranks the city 194th best for average electricity price out of 536 cities in Maryland. There is 378.91% more electricity produced than consumed in Waldorf CDP, leading to potential exportation of the excess. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $160.06 per month, while the national average is $138.02. Consumers in the city pay 15.97% more compared to other citizens of the country.

Waldorf CDP is the 3rd highest ranked city in the state out of 536 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 303,251,739.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 6th worst in Maryland for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 3,582.76 kilograms of emissions per person. Natural Gas is the primary fuel in Waldorf CDP, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Waldorf CDP has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waldorf CDP

Waldorf CDP residential electric rates are highest in December and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.095/kWh$266.45/mo.$102.53/mo.
194th14.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waldorf CDP
426th$160.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waldorf CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waldorf CDP, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY19.59136.8467.0713,136.29
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.4698.0612,146.771,877,590.87
American Power & GasENERGY20.86221.8711,396.752,377,106.61
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clearview ElectricENERGY18.5916941,871.827,783,643.16

Zips with electric coverage in Waldorf CDP, Maryland include: 20603, 20602, 20601, 20646, 20695, 20675

Bensville CDP, MD Electricity Overview

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Bensville CDP's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 16.25% lower than Maryland's average price of 17.17 cents, which ranks the city 194th best for average electricity price out of 536 cities in Maryland. Customers in the city have 0.99 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 88.67 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.45 outages at 171.11 minutes each. Selling an estimated 49,312.7 megawatt hours, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Bensville CDP is the 99th highest ranked city in the state out of 536 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 34,466,031.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 2,379.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 277th worst in Maryland for emissions per capita. In Bensville CDP, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bensville CDP

Bensville CDP residential electric rates are highest in December and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.095/kWh$266.45/mo.$102.53/mo.
194th14.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bensville CDP
426th$160.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bensville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bensville CDP, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY19.59136.8467.0713,136.29
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.4698.0612,146.771,877,590.87
American Power & GasENERGY20.86221.8711,396.752,377,106.61
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clearview ElectricENERGY18.5916941,871.827,783,643.16

Zips with electric coverage in Bensville CDP, Maryland include: 20603, 20646, 20695, 20675

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La Plata, MD Electricity Overview

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La Plata's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 16.25% lower than Maryland's average price of 17.17 cents, which ranks the city 194th best for average electricity price out of 536 cities in Maryland. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 0.99 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting about 88.67 minutes per outage. The national averages of these two data points are 1.45 outages a year and 171.11 minutes per outage. The city ranks 5th out of 536 cities in the state for solar generation per capita.

La Plata is the 209th highest ranked city in the state out of 536 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,186,346.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 525th worst in Maryland for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 1,112.63 kilograms of emissions per person. Solar is the primary fuel in La Plata, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. La Plata has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Plata

La Plata residential electric rates are highest in December and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.095/kWh$266.45/mo.$102.53/mo.
194th14.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Plata
426th$160.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Plata Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Plata, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY19.59136.8467.0713,136.29
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.4698.0612,146.771,877,590.87
American Power & GasENERGY20.86221.8711,396.752,377,106.61
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clearview ElectricENERGY18.5916941,871.827,783,643.16

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Electricity Production in Charles County, Maryland

Power Plants in Charles County, Maryland

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
CPV St Charles Energy CenterCompetitive Power Ventures (100.00%)
Waldorf CDP MD Natural Gas 3,776,4381,452,289,766.48384.57
RipleyConductive Power (100.00%)
La Plata MD Solar 49,874
Rockfish Solar LLCRockfish Solar LLC (100.00%)
Charles County MD Solar 14,569
Herbert Farm SolarSMECO Solar LLC (100.00%)
Hughesville CDP MD Solar 7,637
Morgantown Generating PlantGenOn Energy Inc (100.00%)
Charles County MD Coal -1,000492,577.87-492.58

Charles County, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Charles County is the 8th worst ranked county in Maryland out of 24 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 598,378,220.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county averages 3,517.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. The county has 5 power plants, which is 486th highest in the nation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.15%
SOLAR
Solar
1.87%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.03%

Charles County, Maryland Net Metering

Charles County has 2 out of 28 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Maryland has great state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Charles County is about 9.23% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Charles County a rank of 2nd best in the state out of 24.

Providers In Each City in Charles County:

  • Indian Head, Maryland:
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • La Plata, Maryland:
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Port Tobacco Village, Maryland:
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Charles County, Maryland?

By total megawatt hours sold, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Charles County, Maryland.

Which electricity companies offer service in Charles County, Maryland?

How many power plants are in Charles County, Maryland?

There are 5 electricity plants located in Charles County, Maryland

How many electric companies offer service in Charles County, Maryland?

Charles County, Maryland has 28 electricity companies operating in the area.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-03