Pearl River County, Mississippi Electric Profile

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Residents of Pearl River County are paying, on average, 6.63% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average, at 12.56 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Pearl River County has no power production plants and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

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With a population of 55,535 citizens, Pearl River County is the 934th largest county by population in the nation.

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Pearl River County is ranked 13th out of 82 for worst polluting county in the state when considering emissions per capita. The county emits 6,384.75 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

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Pearl River County ranks 13th out of 82 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its population consuming over 800,000 megawatt hours.

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Coast Electric is the largest supplier in Pearl River County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    897,542 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.16 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    354,576,953 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,384.75 kg

Picayune, MS Electric Overview

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Picayune has an average residential electricity rate of 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.44% above the average Mississippi price of 11.44 cents and 6.89% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $146.69. This is 22.00% above the US average bill of $120.24. Selling 16,997.4 megawatt hours per year, Coast Electric is the largest provider in the city.

Picayune has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 6,384.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 8th highest polluter in the state out of 362 cities. Total emissions in the city are 70,487,612.5 kilograms, which is the 40th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Picayune

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.107/kWh$183.28/mo.$106.86/mo.
309th12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Picayune
337th$146.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Picayune Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Picayune, Mississippi

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Coast ElectricBUNDLED11.82145.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,160,112137,126,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED13.23147.44No DataIcon representing missing value.2,086,269275,958,821

Poplarville, MS Electric Overview

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Poplarville's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly, 9.44% more than Mississippi's average price of 11.44 cents, which ranks the city 309th best for average electricity price out of 362 cities in the state. Coast Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential power bill is $135.83, while the Poplarville average is 7.99% higher at $146.69 per month. This is the 337th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Electricity use in Poplarville results in the release of 18,713,694.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 97th highest in Mississippi out of 362 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,384.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 112th highest polluting city in Mississippi for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Poplarville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.107/kWh$183.28/mo.$106.86/mo.
309th12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Poplarville
337th$146.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Poplarville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Poplarville, Mississippi

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Coast ElectricBUNDLED11.82145.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,160,112137,126,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED13.23147.44No DataIcon representing missing value.2,086,269275,958,821

Nicholson CDP, MS Electric Overview

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Nicholson CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.52 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly, 9.44% more than Mississippi's average price of 11.44 cents, which ranks the city 309th best for average electricity price out of 362 cities in the state. Coast Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential power bill is $135.83, while the Nicholson CDP average is 7.99% higher at $146.69 per month. This is the 337th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Electricity use in Nicholson CDP results in the release of 16,178,950.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 104th highest in Mississippi out of 362 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,384.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 112th highest polluting city in Mississippi for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nicholson CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.107/kWh$183.28/mo.$106.86/mo.
309th12.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nicholson CDP
337th$146.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nicholson CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nicholson CDP, Mississippi

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Coast ElectricBUNDLED11.82145.94No DataIcon representing missing value.1,160,112137,126,000
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED13.23147.44No DataIcon representing missing value.2,086,269275,958,821

Pearl River County, Mississippi Details

Pearl River County, Mississippi Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Pearl River County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Pearl River County has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss for these 3 providers is 4.01%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Pearl River County a rank of 1151st best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Power Companies in Pearl River County, Mississippi

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Pearl River County, Mississippi?

The largest electricity company in Pearl River County, Mississippi by total customer count is Coast Electric.

How many electric companies offer service in Pearl River County, Mississippi?

Pearl River County, Mississippi is home to 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Pearl River County, Mississippi?

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1Coast Electric37,130
2Mississippi Power10,548
3Pearl River Valley EPA4,596

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16