Charles County, Maryland Electric Profile

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Charles County, Maryland Overview

With 1,594,954.19 megawatt hours of electricity generated from coal, Charles County is 138th in the nation out of 3221 for total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Charles County ranks 10th in Maryland out of 24 counties for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 0.16 megawatt hours generated per person.

Charles County residents pay an average residential electricity expense of $149.86, which is 20.99% higher than the nationwide average bill of $123.86.

Charles County generates 27,148 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel sources. This ranks Charles County 13th in Maryland out of 24 counties for total sustainable electricity generation.

Almost 1,594,954.19 megawatt hours of electricity in Charles County are generated a year using natural gas. This is 9.57 megawatt hours per resident in the county a year.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Charles County's average is 14.58% higher at 16.03 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,610,278 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.66 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,398,568 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    27,148 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,371,420 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    32.4 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    902,884,825 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,418.92 kg

Electricity plans in Maryland

There are 32835 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Maryland Plans

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 12.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 11.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 14.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 13.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

All Maryland Plans

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 12.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 11.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 14.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 13.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 12.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 13.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 18 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 11.69¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 18 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 12.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 18 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 13.30¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 5%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 14.90¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 5%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 12.50¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 5%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 14.50¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 5%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 15.00¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 13.80¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 13.00¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

Fixed All-In

Residential

  • Rate 15.40¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

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Residential

  • Rate 11.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 12.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 12.89¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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Residential

  • Rate 7.89¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 9 mo.
  • Effective Date Sep 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Waldorf CDP, MD Electric Overview

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Waldorf CDP's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.03 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 19.00% higher than Maryland's average price of 13.47 cents, which ranks the city 298th best average for electricity price out of 536 cities in Maryland. There is 380.05% 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 $149.86 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Consumers in the city pay 20.99% more compared to other citizens of the country.

Waldorf CDP is the 4th highest ranked city in the state out of 536 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 298,189,428.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 5th worst in Maryland for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 3,662.81 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waldorf CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.095/kWh$249.23/mo.$102.53/mo.
266th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waldorf CDP
392nd$154.05Average 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 ServicesENERGY9.2973.15857,900
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY9.8749.975,919584,000
American Power & GasENERGY11.01135.089,8501,084,400
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clearview ElectricENERGY9.7389.4965,4306,369,400

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

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Bensville CDP, MD Electric Overview

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Bensville CDP's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.03 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 19.00% higher than Maryland's average price of 13.47 cents, which ranks the city 283rd best average for electricity price out of 536 cities in Maryland. Customers in the city have 1.23 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 138.38 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling an estimated 49,451.32 megawatt hours, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Bensville CDP is the 94th highest ranked city in the state out of 536 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 46,237,523.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 3,024.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 70th 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bensville CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.095/kWh$249.23/mo.$102.53/mo.
266th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bensville CDP
392nd$154.05Average 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 ServicesENERGY9.2973.15857,900
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY9.8749.975,919584,000
American Power & GasENERGY11.01135.089,8501,084,400
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clearview ElectricENERGY9.7389.4965,4306,369,400

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

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La Plata, MD Electric Overview

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La Plata's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 16.03 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 19.00% higher than Maryland's average price of 13.47 cents, which ranks the city 283rd best average for electricity price out of 536 cities in Maryland. Customers in the city have 1.23 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 138.38 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. Selling an estimated 21,712.72 megawatt hours, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

La Plata is the 135th highest ranked city in the state out of 536 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 30,725,209.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 3,024.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 70th worst in Maryland for emissions per capita. In La Plata, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Plata

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.095/kWh$249.23/mo.$102.53/mo.
266th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Plata
392nd$154.05Average 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 ServicesENERGY9.2973.15857,900
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY9.8749.975,919584,000
American Power & GasENERGY11.01135.089,8501,084,400
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clearview ElectricENERGY9.7389.4965,4306,369,400

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Energy 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 3,777,0161,431,468,014.34378.99
Morgantown Generating PlantGenOn Energy Inc (100.00%)
Charles County MD Coal 1,594,4041,595,514,794.921,000.7
Rockfish Solar LLCRockfish Solar LLC (100.00%)
Charles County MD Solar 19,530
Herbert Farm SolarSMECO Solar LLC (100.00%)
Hughesville CDP MD Solar 7,618

Charles County, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Charles County's top fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 3,777,016 megawatt hours, or 69.96% of production in the county. Coal and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 1,594,954.19 megawatt hours (29.54%) and 27,148 megawatt hours (0.50%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 902,884,824.77 kilograms, which is 7th largest emissions amount in the state out of 24 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 5,418.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the county as the 1332nd highest polluting county in the nation. Charles County is home to 4 power plants, which is the 15th highest number of plants within a county in Maryland.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
69.96%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
29.54%
SOLAR
Solar
0.50%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.01%

Providers In Each City in Charles County:

  • Indian Head, Maryland:
    • Hudson Energy: 3.22%
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: 3.22%
    • American Power & Gas: 3.22%
    • MPower Energy: 3.22%
    • Energy Services Providers: 3.22%
    • Clearview Electric: 3.22%
    • Freedom Energy: 3.22%
    • Planet Energy: 3.22%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 3.22%
    • Atlantic Energy: 3.22%
    • StateWise Energy: 3.22%
    • Great American Power: 3.22%
    • Liberty Power: 3.22%
    • Tomorrow Energy: 3.22%
    • Park Power: 3.22%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 3.22%
    • Constellation Energy: 3.22%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 3.22%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 3.22%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 3.22%
    • North American Power: 3.22%
    • Inspire Energy: 3.22%
    • WGL Energy: 3.22%
    • Josco Energy: 3.22%
    • Plymouth Rock Energy: 3.22%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 3.22%
    • Agway Energy Services: 3.22%
    • Starion Energy: 3.22%
    • Stream Energy: 3.22%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 3.22%
    • Dominion Energy: 3.27%
  • La Plata, Maryland:
    • Constellation Energy: 3.23%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 3.23%
    • Hudson Energy: 3.23%
    • Great American Power: 3.23%
    • Tomorrow Energy: 3.23%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 3.23%
    • StateWise Energy: 3.23%
    • Energy Services Providers: 3.23%
    • Park Power: 3.23%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 3.23%
    • Inspire Energy: 3.23%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 3.23%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 3.23%
    • Freedom Energy: 3.23%
    • Stream Energy: 3.23%
    • Agway Energy Services: 3.23%
    • Clearview Electric: 3.23%
    • Planet Energy: 3.23%
    • MPower Energy: 3.23%
    • WGL Energy: 3.23%
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: 3.23%
    • Starion Energy: 3.23%
    • American Power & Gas: 3.23%
    • North American Power: 3.23%
    • Plymouth Rock Energy: 3.23%
    • Liberty Power: 3.23%
    • Dominion Energy: 3.23%
    • Josco Energy: 3.23%
    • Atlantic Energy: 3.23%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 3.23%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 3.23%
  • Port Tobacco Village, Maryland:
    • Plymouth Rock Energy: 3.23%
    • StateWise Energy: 3.23%
    • Park Power: 3.23%
    • Agway Energy Services: 3.23%
    • Josco Energy: 3.23%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 3.23%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 3.23%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 3.23%
    • Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative: 3.23%
    • Hudson Energy: 3.23%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 3.23%
    • Inspire Energy: 3.23%
    • Dominion Energy: 3.23%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 3.23%
    • MPower Energy: 3.23%
    • Liberty Power: 3.23%
    • Tomorrow Energy: 3.23%
    • Starion Energy: 3.23%
    • WGL Energy: 3.23%
    • American Power & Gas: 3.23%
    • Freedom Energy: 3.23%
    • Atlantic Energy: 3.23%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 3.23%
    • Planet Energy: 3.23%
    • Stream Energy: 3.23%
    • Clearview Electric: 3.23%
    • North American Power: 3.23%
    • Great American Power: 3.23%
    • Energy Services Providers: 3.23%
    • Constellation Energy: 3.23%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 3.23%

* 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 4 electricity plants located in Charles County, Maryland

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

Charles County, Maryland has 29 electricity companies operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-04