Garrett County, Maryland Electric Profile

Mountain Lake Park Electric Overview

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On average, Mountain Lake Park's electricity rate is 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.37% below the state's average price of 12.69 cents. This makes the city 87th out of 518 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Potomac Edison.

Around 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 36th highest polluter in Maryland out of 518 cities. A total of 7,074,348.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 260th worst in Maryland for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Mountain Lake Park must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mountain Lake Park

Mountain Lake Park 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 Mountain Lake Park
205th$122.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Lake Park Residents

Electric Companies in Mountain Lake Park

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Potomac Edison10.62122.2No DataIcon representing missing value.937,024.13,000,910318,571,968

Oakland Electric Overview

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Oakland has an average electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 16.37% lower than the state's average rate of 12.69 cents, resulting in the city ranking 87th out of 518 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With 254 total residential customers, Potomac Edison is the largest vendor in the city.

Oakland emits 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 349th worst polluting city out of 518 cities in Maryland based on emissions per capita. A total of 5,652,352.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 282nd highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oakland

Oakland 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 Oakland
205th$122.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oakland Residents

Electric Companies in Oakland

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Potomac Edison10.62122.2No DataIcon representing missing value.1,284,656.473,000,910318,571,968

Finzel CDP Electric Overview

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Finzel CDP's citizens are charged an average electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.69 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With a population of 767 citizens, the city is the 338th most populous city in Maryland. Potomac Edison has 370 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

On average, Finzel CDP residents emit 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 36th highest polluting city out of 518 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 2,484,443.82 kilograms, the city ranks 338th worst in Maryland for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Finzel CDP

Finzel 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 Finzel CDP
205th$122.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Finzel CDP Residents

Electric Companies in Finzel CDP

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Potomac Edison10.62122.2No DataIcon representing missing value.1,867,329.263,000,910318,571,968

Quick Facts

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Garrett County currently ranks 734th in the United States out of 3220 counties in megawatt hours generated using solar power sources.

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Garrett County is the 23rd worst polluting county in the state when considering emissions per person. The county emits 292.52 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Garrett County is Potomac Edison.

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Garrett County uses only 52.73% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the remaining 47.27%.

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Garrett County ranks highest county out of 24 counties in the state for electricity per person produced from wind energy. Producing 508,091.68 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 29,014, this averages out to 17.51 megawatt hours per person each year from wind power.

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Garrett County generates 533,393.68 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable fuel types. This ranks Garrett County 383rd largest producing county in the country out of 3220 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

Power Plants in Garrett County

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Roth Rock Wind Farm LLCRoth Rock Wind Farm LLC (100.00%)
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Roth Rock North Wind Farm, LLCRoth Rock Wind Farm LLC (100.00%)
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Conventional Hydroelectric 23,6341,457,346.9761.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Garrett County MD
Garrett County - DPU Treatment PlantDom Solar Lessor I, LP (100.00%)
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Garrett County Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 8,487,098.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted a year in Garrett County due to electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 23rd highest in Maryland for pollution per capita. Wind is the primary fuel in Garrett County, with 95.26% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. When taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (4.43%) and Solar (0.31%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the electricity generation in the county. Garrett County isp home to 7 electricity plants, which is 5th most in Maryland and 1st most when counting plants per citizen.

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Net Metering

Garrett County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole company in town has net metering practices in place.