Alleghany County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Alleghany County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

On average, Alleghany County citizens are responsible for 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, while the statewide average emissions per person is 4,143.68.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Alleghany County is 9.95% lower than the state average and 12.28% lower than the US average.

Alleghany County has a population of 10,888 citizens.

There was a 3.64% drop in CO2 emissions per capita within the most recent 12 months in Alleghany County.

Blue Ridge Energy is the largest electricity provider in Alleghany County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Alleghany County has no power generation sources and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.


  • Total Consumption

    146,293 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    44,550,677 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,091.72 kg

Sparta, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Sparta is about 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.64% more than the average North Carolina rate of 11.73 cents and 11.07% less than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Blue Ridge Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $114 per month.

Emitting 7,504,219.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Sparta is the 330th worst out of 777 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Additionally, the city ranks 109th highest in the state in emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Within Sparta, there are no electricity generating facilities. The inhabitants must depend on electricity generated outside of the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sparta

Sparta residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.119/kWh$115.41/mo.$104.13/mo.
684th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sparta
184th$114Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sparta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sparta, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge EnergyBUNDLED12.86114735,85594,635,000

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Alleghany County, North Carolina Details

Alleghany County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Alleghany County include Blue Ridge Energy and Duke Energy Carolinas The state of North Carolina has commendable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Alleghany County has an average of 5.10% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the North Carolina average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1889th best in the US and a state rank of 58th best out of 3221 and 100 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Alleghany County, North Carolina


How many electric companies offer service in Alleghany County, North Carolina?

Alleghany County, North Carolina is home to 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Alleghany County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity provider in Alleghany County, North Carolina by total revenue is Blue Ridge Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Alleghany County, North Carolina?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Blue Ridge Energy10,245
2Duke Energy Carolinas392

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27