Somerset County, Maryland Electric Profile

Princess Anne Electric Overview

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Princess Anne's residents are billed an average electricity rate of 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the Maryland and the United States average rates of 12.69 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 81 residential customers, Delmarva Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly power bill of $160.73. This is 28.69% more than the state average of $124.9.

The electricity sold in Princess Anne has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 11,294,987.74 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Princess Anne

Princess Anne 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 Princess Anne
436th$160.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Princess Anne Residents

Electric Companies in Princess Anne

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Choptank Electric Cooperative14.70172.08No DataIcon representing missing value.160,571.58684,009100,535,400
Delmarva Power15.06149.39No DataIcon representing missing value.354,564.271,906,783287,077,503

Crisfield Electric Overview

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Crisfield's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.20% above the average Maryland rate of 12.69 cents. Power facilities in the city have, luckily, had a 50.84% decrease in the amount of non-renewable fuels burned last year. The nationwide average monthly electric bill is $120.11, while the Crisfield average is 33.82% more at $160.73 per month.

Crisfield emits 3,296.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 8th worst polluting city out of 518 cities in the state. At 3,296.51 kilograms per person and 2,601 citizens in the city, the city emits 8,574,226.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 248th highest amount in Maryland for total emissions from electricity use. Distillate Fuel Oil is the fuel of choice in Crisfield, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Crisfield, which is the 8th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 7th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crisfield

Crisfield 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 Crisfield
436th$160.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crisfield Residents

Electric Companies in Crisfield

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Choptank Electric Cooperative14.70172.08No DataIcon representing missing value.181,696.83684,009100,535,400
Delmarva Power15.06149.39No DataIcon representing missing value.401,211.751,906,783287,077,503

Mount Vernon CDP Electric Overview

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Mount Vernon CDP has an average electricity price of 14.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.20% more than the average Maryland price of 12.69 cents and 11.61% higher than the national average of 13.33. Mount Vernon CDP is the 319th largest city in the state, with a population of 966. The US average monthly electricity bill is $120.11, while the Mount Vernon CDP average is 33.82% more at $160.73 per month.

Mount Vernon CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 3,239.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 3,129,038.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Vernon CDP

Mount Vernon CDP 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 Mount Vernon CDP
436th$160.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Vernon CDP Residents

Electric Companies in Mount Vernon CDP

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Choptank Electric Cooperative14.70172.08No DataIcon representing missing value.1,280,842.65684,009100,535,400
Delmarva Power15.06149.39No DataIcon representing missing value.2,828,277.791,906,783287,077,503

Quick Facts

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Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the generation of 0.39% of the megawatt hours produced in Somerset County, ranking it 12th out of 24 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

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Somerset County generates 99.61% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 5.68 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

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As the highest generator of solar powered electricity in Maryland, Somerset County produces 136,837 megawatt hours from solar.

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Somerset County is 789th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 145,617.19 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

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Somerset County produces 0.39% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.02 megawatt hours per resident and places Somerset County as the 10th highest county out of 24 counties in the state for non-renewable production per capita each year.

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Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has fallen by 1.74% in the previous year in Somerset County.

Power Plants in Somerset County

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Great Bay Solar 1Great Bay Solar I LLC (100.00%)
Solar 131,93612,799,927.0597.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Somerset County MD
Eastern Correctional InstituteMaryland Environmental Service (100.00%)
Wood/Wood Waste Solids 8,94710,798,587.841,206.95No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Somerset County MD
Solar 4,901472,193.8696.35No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Somerset County MD
Distillate Fuel Oil 323257,068.01795.88No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Crisfield MD
Distillate Fuel Oil 8567,415.53793.12No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.Somerset County MD

Somerset County Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 58,522,758.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Somerset County because of electricity use. The county also ranks 2578th highest in emissions per person in the county, averaging 2,284.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. Around 93.60% of electricity in Somerset County comes from production using Solar. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Wood/Wood Waste Solids is used to make 8,780.19 megawatt hours (6.01%) of electricity generation and Distillate Fuel Oil accounts for 574.81 megawatt hours (0.39%) of total production in the county. Somerset County has 5 power plants in the county. This is the 449th most power plants within a county and the 395th highest number of plants per resident, out of 3220 counties, in the United States.

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Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Somerset County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Somerset County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.75% of their energy lost per year. With a US average energy loss of 2.72%, Somerset County is ranked as the 2288th worst county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.