Talbot County, Maryland Electric Profile

The largest provider in Talbot County by megawatt hours sold is Easton Electric Company.

Talbot County is the 1570th largest producing county out of 3220 counties in the nation when considering megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

Talbot County has had a 9.25% decline over the course of the last 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Throughout the previous 12 months, there has been a 159.42% drop in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production in Talbot County.

With 2,471 megawatt hours generated using solar, Talbot County ranks 17th out of 24 counties in Maryland for solar power electricity production.

Talbot County has emissions of 3,145.64 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 3,377.23.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    360,846 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,231 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,471 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    760 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    116,958,211 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,145.64 kg

Easton, MD Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Easton, which is 14.54% above Maryland's average rate of 12.80 cents and 8.98% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Producing 0.05 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Easton ranks as the 39th highest generator per capita in the state out of 518 cities. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $152.03. This is 22.10% above the state average of $124.51.

Roughly 3,251.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 8th worst polluter in the state out of 518 cities. With total emissions of 53,941,630.16 kilograms, the city ranks 79th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. There are 2 power generation plants in the city, which is the 4th most plants in a city in the state and translates to the 22nd highest amount of plants per resident in the state. Easton has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated from Distillate Fuel Oil.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Easton

Easton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.133/kWh$219.76/mo.$98.33/mo.
308th13.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Easton
412th$138Average residential monthly electricity bill for Easton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Easton, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Choptank Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.41161.22661,33795,328,500
Delmarva PowerBUNDLED15.15149.421,898,181287,652,272
Easton Electric CompanyBUNDLED9.95103.35760105,59210,506,700

Trappe, MD Electric Overview

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Trappe's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the Maryland and the United States average rates of 12.80 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 130 residential customers, Delmarva Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $152.03. This is 22.10% more than the state average of $124.51.

The electricity sold in Trappe has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 3,098.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 3,718,634.78 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Trappe

Trappe residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.133/kWh$219.76/mo.$98.33/mo.
308th13.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Trappe
412th$138Average residential monthly electricity bill for Trappe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Trappe, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Choptank Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.41161.22661,33795,328,500
Delmarva PowerBUNDLED15.15149.421,898,181287,652,272
Easton Electric CompanyBUNDLED9.95103.35105,59210,506,700

St. Michaels, MD Electric Overview

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St. Michaels's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 14.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.54% above the average Maryland rate of 12.80 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $152.03 per month. Delmarva Power has 57 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

St. Michaels emits 3,098.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 188th worst polluting city out of 518 cities in the state. With total emissions of 3,433,539.45 kilograms, the city ranks 308th worst in Maryland for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 10,753.28 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Michaels

St. Michaels residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.133/kWh$219.76/mo.$98.33/mo.
308th13.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Michaels
412th$138Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Michaels Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Michaels, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Choptank Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.41161.22661,33795,328,500
Delmarva PowerBUNDLED15.15149.421,898,181287,652,272
Easton Electric CompanyBUNDLED9.95103.35105,59210,506,700

Energy Production in Talbot County, Maryland

Power Plants in Talbot County, Maryland

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
MEBAMEBA Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Talbot County MD Solar 2,471
Easton MD Distillate Fuel Oil 4041,561,595.563,865.34
Easton MD Distillate Fuel Oil 3561,209,479.063,397.41

Talbot County, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Talbot County citizens average 3,145.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 8th highest in Maryland out of 24 in this category. This equals a total emissions amount of 116,958,211.27 kilograms. The county has 3 electricity plants in the county. This is the 785th most power plants within a county and the 934th highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US. In Talbot County, Solar is 76.48% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
76.48%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
23.52%

Talbot County, Maryland Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Talbot County offering electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Maryland has highly favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Talbot County is about 8.55% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Talbot County a rank of 4th best in Maryland out of 24.

Providers In Each City in Talbot County:

  • Easton, Maryland:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 16.67%
    • Easton Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Delmarva Power: 16.67%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Oxford, Maryland:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 16.67%
    • Easton Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Delmarva Power: 16.67%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • St. Michaels, Maryland:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 16.67%
    • Easton Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Delmarva Power: 16.67%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Trappe, Maryland:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 16.67%
    • Easton Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Delmarva Power: 16.67%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Talbot County, Maryland?

Talbot County, Maryland is home to 3 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Talbot County, Maryland.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Talbot County, Maryland by megawatt hours sold is Easton Electric Company.

Which electricity companies offer service in Talbot County, Maryland?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Delmarva Power13,135
2Easton Electric Company9,135
3Choptank Electric Cooperative4,187

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-01