Washington County, Maryland Electric Profile

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Emitting 449,829,100.46 kilograms of CO2 gases, Washington County has the 682nd worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the United States and 11th highest in Maryland.

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Washington County ranks 366th in the US out of 3220 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.34 megawatt hours generated per person each year.

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Washington County produces 0.61% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to -0 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Washington County as the 1256th highest county in the country out of 3220 counties for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

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Washington County is 3rd out of 24 counties in Maryland in solar power production, with 51,645 megawatt hours generated from solar energy.

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The largest provider in Washington County by megawatt hours sold is Potomac Edison.

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Washington County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 25.18% lower than the nationwide average rate, at 10.06 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,465,950 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    57,159 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    57,509 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -350 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    449,829,100 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,978.03 kg

Hagerstown, MD Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Hagerstown is roughly 10.06 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this rate is lower than both the Maryland and the United States average rates of 12.80 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. There has been a 100.00% increase in the use of renewable fuels (such as solar, wind or hydro power) in Hagerstown within the previous 12 months. It's great to see these fuel sources slowly replace nonrenewable fuels like coal and oil. The city generates 56 megawatt hours, which is 19.05% of their total production, from sustainable fuel sources

Hagerstown is the 24th worst ranked city in Maryland out of 518 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 124,425,519.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which is 3,098.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Hagerstown is the 188th highest polluting city in Maryland. The city has 2 power generation plants in the city. This is the 4th most power plants within a single city and the 32nd highest number of power plants per resident, out of 518 cities, in Maryland. When considering electricity production, Hagerstown's top fuel is Solar, making up 19.05% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hagerstown

Hagerstown residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.099/kWh$190.27/mo.$78.54/mo.
1st9.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hagerstown
1st$88.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hagerstown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hagerstown, Maryland

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Hagerstown Light DepartmentBUNDLED7.8869.53No DataIcon representing missing value.158,10012,454,600
Potomac EdisonBUNDLED10.74122.04No DataIcon representing missing value.2,977,729319,693,283
Williamsport, Maryland Electric UtilityBUNDLED8.5072.91No DataIcon representing missing value.8,794.09747,207.98

Halfway CDP, MD Electric Overview

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On average, Halfway CDP's residential electricity price is 10.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.37% below Maryland's average rate of 12.80 cents and 25.19% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Potomac Edison is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $100.36 per month, while the state average is $124.51.

Electricity use in Halfway CDP results in the release of 33,771,401.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 121st highest in the state out of 518 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 12th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Halfway CDP

Halfway CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.099/kWh$190.27/mo.$78.54/mo.
1st9.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Halfway CDP
1st$88.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Halfway CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Halfway CDP, Maryland

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Hagerstown Light DepartmentBUNDLED7.8869.53No DataIcon representing missing value.158,10012,454,600
Potomac EdisonBUNDLED10.74122.04No DataIcon representing missing value.2,977,729319,693,283
Williamsport, Maryland Electric UtilityBUNDLED8.5072.91No DataIcon representing missing value.8,794.09747,207.98

Robinwood CDP, MD Electric Overview

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Robinwood CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.06 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.80 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $100.36. This is 19.40% less than the state average of $124.51. Potomac Edison sells 5,447.62 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

On average, Robinwood CDP residents emit 3,098.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 188th highest polluting city out of 518 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 23,811,658.03 kilograms, the city ranks 159th worst in Maryland for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Robinwood CDP

Robinwood CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.114/kWh$0.099/kWh$190.27/mo.$78.54/mo.
1st9.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Robinwood CDP
1st$88.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Robinwood CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Robinwood CDP, Maryland

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Hagerstown Light DepartmentBUNDLED7.8869.53No DataIcon representing missing value.158,10012,454,600
Potomac EdisonBUNDLED10.74122.04No DataIcon representing missing value.2,977,729319,693,283
Williamsport, Maryland Electric UtilityBUNDLED8.5072.91No DataIcon representing missing value.8,794.09747,207.98

Energy Production in Washington County, Maryland

Power Plants in Washington County, Maryland

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Maryland Solar8point3 Operating Company LLC (100.00%)
Washington County MD Solar 33,078No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Dam No. 5 Hydro StationPE Hydro Generation, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County MD Conventional Hydroelectric 5,864No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pinesburg Solar LLCMadison Energy Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Pinesburg CDP MD Solar 4,629No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Spruce - WCMD - Rubble IWCMD Spear Point Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County MD Solar 2,818No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Spruce - WCMD - Rubble IIWCMD Spear Point Solar IV, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County MD Solar 2,812No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Spruce - WCMD - Resh IWCMD Spear Point Solar III LLC (100.00%)
Washington County MD Solar 2,708No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Spruce - WCMD - CreekWCMD Spear Point Solar II LLC (100.00%)
Washington County MD Solar 2,505No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington County MD Solar 1,540No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington County MD Solar 1,499No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hostetter Solar One, LLCNautilus Solar (100.00%)
Hagerstown MD Solar 56No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NA 1(Hagerstown)no name (100.00%)
Hagerstown MD Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -350No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.2/2020

Washington County, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 2,978.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the county due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 2356th worst in the United States. With total emissions of 449,829,100.46 kilograms, the county ranks 682nd worst in the country for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county’s pollution levels. There are 11 power generation plants in the county, which is the 192nd most power plants in a county in the US and translates to the 994th highest amount of plants per citizen.

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90.35%
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10.26%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
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-0.61%

Washington County, Maryland Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Washington County providing 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 viable. Residents of Maryland have some of the best net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Washington County one company reports energy loss, Hagerstown Light Department. They average an annual energy loss of 2.57%. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Washington County ranks 363rd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Washington County:

  • Boonsboro, Maryland:
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Clear Spring, Maryland:
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
  • Funkstown, Maryland:
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Hagerstown, Maryland:
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Hancock, Maryland:
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Keedysville, Maryland:
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Sharpsburg, Maryland:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
  • Smithsburg, Maryland:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Williamsport, Maryland:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Hagerstown Light Department: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Potomac Edison: 20.00%
    • Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility: 20.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Washington County, Maryland?

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1Potomac Edison44,035
2Hagerstown Light Department17,517
3Williamsport, Maryland Electric Utility1,014

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Washington County, Maryland?

The largest electricity provider in Washington County, Maryland by total customer count is Potomac Edison.

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Washington County, Maryland.

How many power plants are located in Washington County, Maryland?

There are 11 electricity plants in Washington County, Maryland

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16