Harrison County, MS: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Harrison County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Harrison County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

Harrison County customers are faced with outages lasting on average 133.1 minutes per interruption, with about 1 outages per year.

Residents of Harrison County consume enough electricity to release 8,848.61 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 427th 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 is home to 211,044 citizens and its power generating plants generate 2,810,957 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 13.32 megawatt hours per capita.

With total generation of 2,810,957 megawatt hours, Harrison County is ranked 12th highest producer of electricity of all 82 counties in Mississippi for total production.

Harrison County's average residential electricity rate is 13.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.95% below the national average price of 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,599,255 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,810,957 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,810,957 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,867,446,918 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,848.61 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Gulfport

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Gulfport Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.52¢ per kWh

  • 7.84% higher than last month
  • 4.52% higher than March last year
  • 9.02% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 7.15% lower than the US average
  • 368th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 15 since March last year
  • 18,033rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,678 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 908 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.06¢ per kWh

  • 0.4% higher than last month
  • 0.18% lower than March last year
  • 5.36% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 12.55% lower than the US average
  • 351st in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 15 since March last year
  • 13,333rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 55 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,825 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$128.8 per month

  • 14.14% lower than last month
  • 7.89% lower than March last year
  • 4.75% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 6.83% higher than the US average
  • 324th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 205 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 44 since March last year
  • 21,015th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,335 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,105 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$162.57 per month

  • 0.56% lower than last month
  • 4.18% higher than March last year
  • 3.07% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 19.65% higher than the US average
  • 201st in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 99 since March last year
  • 26,602nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 300 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,195 since March last year

Gulfport, MS Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.06 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Gulfport, which is 5.36% above the average state price of 13.34 cents and 12.55% below the nationwide average of 16.07 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.93, while the Gulfport average is 17.87% higher at $162.57 per month.

Gulfport is home to one power plant. Approximately 687,215,484.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released per year in the city from electricity consumption. More importantly, the city averages 9,514.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. Gulfport has approximately 100.00% of its electricity generated from Natural Gas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gulfport

Gulfport residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.104/kWh$232.94/mo.$105.24/mo.
351st14.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gulfport
201st$162.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gulfport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gulfport, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coast ElectricBUNDLED13.35169.961,246,985166,483,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.15160.192,810,9572,132,505.98301,754,568
Philadelphia, MS UtilitiesBUNDLED13.79144.2333,752.184,655,317.97

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

Biloxi, MS Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.86 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Biloxi, which is 3.86% above the average state price of 13.34 cents and 13.79% below the nationwide average of 16.07 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 $166 per month, while the state average is $158.44.

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 317,623,611.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 6,474.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 3rd highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Biloxi

Biloxi residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.108/kWh$229.30/mo.$107.48/mo.
308th13.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Biloxi
352nd$166Average residential monthly electricity bill for Biloxi Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Biloxi, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coast ElectricBUNDLED13.35169.961,246,985166,483,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.15160.192,132,505.98301,754,568

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

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Long Beach, MS Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.03 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Long Beach, which is 5.16% above the average state price of 13.34 cents and 12.71% below the nationwide average of 16.07 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 $163.73 per month, while the state average is $158.44.

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 107,818,911.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 6,474.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 204th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Long Beach

Long Beach residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.105/kWh$233.36/mo.$105.98/mo.
349th14.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Long Beach
223rd$163.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Long Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Long Beach, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Coast ElectricBUNDLED13.35169.961,246,985166,483,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.15160.192,132,505.98301,754,568

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Electricity Production in Harrison County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Harrison County, Mississippi

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gulfport MS Natural Gas 2,810,9571,568,201,565557.89

Harrison County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Harrison County is home to one power plant. Releasing 1,867,446,917.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 170th worst in the country for total pollution from electricity use. More importantly, the county averages 8,848.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 427th 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 4.10%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Coast Electric, Mississippi Power, and Singing River Electric Cooperative. The national average is 2.87%, resulting in Harrison County having a rank of 928th 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: 59.61%
    • Mississippi Power: 40.39%
  • D'Iberville, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 10.49%
    • Coast Electric: 81.47%
    • Singing River Electric Cooperative: 8.03%
  • Gulfport, Mississippi:
    • Philadelphia, MS Utilities: 3.77%
    • Coast Electric: 30.69%
    • Mississippi Power: 65.55%
  • Long Beach, Mississippi:
    • Coast Electric: 36.34%
    • Mississippi Power: 63.66%
  • Pass Christian, Mississippi:
    • Coast Electric: 64.27%
    • Mississippi Power: 35.73%

* 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 RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Coast Electric27,545
2Mississippi Power22,903
3Singing River Electric Cooperative725

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

There is one active electricity plant in Harrison County, Mississippi

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-14