Harrison County, Mississippi Electric Profile

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Harrison County, Mississippi Overview

Harrison County customers are faced with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes per interruption, with about 1.03 outages per year.

Residents of Harrison County consume enough electricity to release 8,206.38 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 617th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in the nation.

Mississippi Power is the largest provider in Harrison County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Harrison County has accomplished a 3.55% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production throughout the past year, a step in the right direction.

Harrison County is the 17 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 82 counties in Mississippi, with a population of 208,621 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 2,155,493.

The 2,155,493 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable fuel types ranks Harrison County at 11th in the state out of 82 counties in non-renewable energy production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,401,149  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.3  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,155,493  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,155,493  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.33  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,712,024,119  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,206.38  kg

Gulfport, MS Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.09 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Gulfport, which is 11.58% above the average state price of 11.73 cents and 4.88% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $122.19, while the Gulfport average is 21.05% higher at $147.91 per month.

Gulfport is home to 2 power plants, which is the highest for a city in Mississippi. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 681,013,905.48 kilograms, which is 2nd highest in Mississippi out of 429 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 9,338.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the city is the highest polluting city in the state. In Gulfport, Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel utilized in electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gulfport

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.144/kWh$0.105/kWh $190.43/mo.$105.71/mo.
374th 13.09¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gulfport
386th $147.91 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gulfport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gulfport, Mississippi

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Coast Electric BUNDLED 11.87 145.3 1,157,494 137,376,000
Mississippi Power BUNDLED 13.67 149.15 2,155,493 2,046,916 279,712,348

Zips with electric coverage in Gulfport, Mississippi include: 39503, 39532, 39501, 39560, 39507

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Biloxi, MS Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.60 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Biloxi, which is 7.43% above the average state price of 11.73 cents and 8.42% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $146.87 per month, while the state average is $138.02.

All of the electricity sold in Biloxi has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 308,932,321.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 6,247.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 257th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Biloxi

Biloxi residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.137/kWh$0.108/kWh $185.07/mo.$107.45/mo.
340th 12.60¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Biloxi
374th $146.87 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Biloxi Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Biloxi, Mississippi

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Coast Electric BUNDLED 11.87 145.3 1,157,494 137,376,000
Mississippi Power BUNDLED 13.67 149.15 2,046,916 279,712,348

Zips with electric coverage in Biloxi, Mississippi include: 39503, 39532, 39507, 39531, 39540, 39530, 39534

Long Beach, MS Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Long Beach, which is 11.41% above the average state price of 11.73 cents and 5.03% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $147.87 per month, while the state average is $138.02.

All of the electricity sold in Long Beach has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 104,832,946.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 6,247.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 257th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Long Beach

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.144/kWh$0.105/kWh $190.13/mo.$105.78/mo.
372nd 13.07¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Long Beach
385th $147.87 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Long Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Long Beach, Mississippi

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Coast Electric BUNDLED 11.87 145.3 1,157,494 137,376,000
Mississippi Power BUNDLED 13.67 149.15 2,046,916 279,712,348

Energy Production in Harrison County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Harrison County, Mississippi

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Gulfport MS Natural Gas 2,155,493 1,234,674,841.54 572.8

Harrison County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Harrison County is home to one power plant. Releasing 1,712,024,119.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 200th worst in the country for total pollution from electricity use. More importantly, the county averages 8,206.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 617th worst in the US in this category. Harrison County has around 100.00% of its electricity produced from Natural Gas.

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Harrison County, Mississippi Net Metering

About 66.67% of the electric companies in Harrison County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Harrison County is 3.92%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Coast Electric, Mississippi Power, and Singing River Electric Cooperative. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Harrison County having a rank of 1119th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Harrison County, Mississippi

Providers In Each City in Harrison County:

  • Biloxi, Mississippi:
    • Coast Electric: 59.22%
    • Mississippi Power: 40.78%
  • D'Iberville, Mississippi:
    • Coast Electric: 80.95%
    • Mississippi Power: 10.73%
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 8.32%
  • Gulfport, Mississippi:
    • Coast Electric: 32.18%
    • Mississippi Power: 67.82%
  • Long Beach, Mississippi:
    • Coast Electric: 33.28%
    • Mississippi Power: 66.72%
  • Pass Christian, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Harrison County, Mississippi?

By total megawatt hours sold, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity provider in Harrison County, Mississippi.

How many electric companies offer service in Harrison County, Mississippi?

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Harrison County, Mississippi.

What electricity companies offer service in Harrison County, Mississippi?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Coast Electric 25,926
2 Mississippi Power 22,210
3 Singing River Electric Cooperative 698

How many power plants are located within Harrison County, Mississippi?

There is one active electricity plant in Harrison County, Mississippi

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-22