Talbot County, Maryland Electric Profile

Easton Electric Company is the largest provider in Talbot County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Talbot County is 1574th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 2,471 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

As the 15th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, Talbot County produces -0 megawatt hours per person each year.

With a population of 37,181 residents, Talbot County is the 1274th largest county by population in the United States.

Over the past year, there has been a 76.63% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Talbot County.

Talbot County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 9.51% more than the United States average price, at 14.91 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.62 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    365,161 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.82 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,320 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,471 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -151 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    120,181,536 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,232.34 kg

Easton, MD Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 14.91 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Easton, which is 14.77% above Maryland's average rate of 12.99 cents and 9.48% more than the national average of 13.62 cents. The city generates approximately -0.01 megawatt hours per consumer in the city per year from its electrical generating plants, which ranks it as the 45th highest producing city in the state out of 518 cities. Delmarva Power is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Roughly 3,197.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 17th worst polluter in the state out of 518 cities. With total emissions of 53,053,514.42 kilograms, the city ranks 84th 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. The city has 2 power generation plants, which is 4th most in Maryland and 22nd most in the state when counting plants per citizen.

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.
308th13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Easton
373rd$138.69Average 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 PowerBUNDLED15.23151.521,921,519292,658,195
Easton Electric CompanyBUNDLED9.95103.35105,59210,506,700

Trappe, MD Electric Overview

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Trappe's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.91 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the Maryland and the United States average rates of 12.99 and 13.62 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 131 residential customers, Delmarva Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $149.76. This is 17.90% more than the state average of $127.02.

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 3,197.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 3,837,274.26 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.
308th13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Trappe
373rd$138.69Average 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 PowerBUNDLED15.23151.521,921,519292,658,195
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, 14.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.77% above the average Maryland rate of 12.99 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $149.76 per month. Delmarva Power has 57 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

St. Michaels emits 3,197.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 225th worst polluting city out of 518 cities in the state. With total emissions of 3,543,083.24 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 10,881.85 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.
312th13.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Michaels
373rd$138.69Average 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 PowerBUNDLED15.23151.521,921,519292,658,195
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 Natural Gas -29858,029.31-29,587.22
Easton MD Natural Gas -1221,184,142.67-9,706.09

Talbot County, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Talbot County citizens average 3,232.34 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 120,181,535.63 kilograms. The county has 3 electricity plants in the county. This is the 787th most power plants within a county and the 939th highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US. In Talbot County, Solar is 106.51% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

SOLAR
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106.51%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-6.51%

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:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 12.50%
    • Great American Power: 12.50%
    • Easton Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Delmarva Power: 12.50%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 12.50%
  • Oxford, Maryland:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Delmarva Power: 12.50%
    • Easton Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Great American Power: 12.50%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
  • St. Michaels, Maryland:
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 12.50%
    • Great American Power: 12.50%
    • Easton Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Delmarva Power: 12.50%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
  • Trappe, Maryland:
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Horizon Power and Light: 12.50%
    • Great American Power: 12.50%
    • Easton Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Delmarva Power: 12.50%
    • Choptank Electric Cooperative: 12.50%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%

* 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 Power13,181
2Easton Electric Company9,135
3Choptank Electric Cooperative4,187

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-22