Avery County, NC: 4 Electric Providers

Avery County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Avery County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

There was a 1.34% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Avery County.

Customers in Avery County experience an average of 2.7 power outages each year, with an average of 332.18 minutes per outage.

Avery County has emissions of 3,885.04 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 3,907.26.

Residents of Avery County are paying, on average, 10.78% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 14.38 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Mountain Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Avery County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Avery County comes in as the 2108th highest pollution level due to electricity use in the US, emitting 68,947,742.53 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    227,157 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    68,947,743 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,885.04 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Newland

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Newland Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.45¢ per kWh

  • 3.98% lower than last month
  • 13.38% higher than April last year
  • 3.17% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 8.62% lower than the US average
  • 387th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 18 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 25 since April last year
  • 16,731st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,179 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,221 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.3¢ per kWh

  • 1.07% higher than last month
  • 9.97% higher than April last year
  • 4.14% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 11.32% lower than the US average
  • 365th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 228 since April last year
  • 14,093rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 485 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,427 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$103.8 per month

  • 9.71% lower than last month
  • 12.28% higher than April last year
  • 8.96% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 7.93% lower than the US average
  • 25th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 208 since April last year
  • 12,442nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,657 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,000 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$126.63 per month

  • 0.75% higher than last month
  • 6.89% higher than April last year
  • 7.97% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 6.94% lower than the US average
  • 219th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 23 since April last year
  • 12,114th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 249 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,933 since April last year

Newland, NC Electricity Overview

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Newland has an average residential electricity rate of 14.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.32% less than the average nationwide price of 16.12 cents. With a population of 761 residents, the city is the 508th most populous city in North Carolina. Selling an estimated 974.93 megawatt hours per year, Mountain Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Newland residents average 3,885.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 702nd highest in the state out of 777 in this category. With total emissions of 2,956,512.77 kilograms, the city ranks 506th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 9,740.6 megawatt hours consumed in Newland must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newland

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.097/kWh$158.41/mo.$67.99/mo.
365th14.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newland
219th$126.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newland, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.16126.63167,234.9423,687,392.91

Elk Park, NC Electricity Overview

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Elk Park has an average residential electricity rate of 14.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.32% less than the average nationwide price of 16.12 cents. With a population of 593 residents, the city is the 554th most populous city in North Carolina. Selling an estimated 901.21 megawatt hours per year, Mountain Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Elk Park residents average 3,885.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 11th highest in the state out of 777 in this category. With total emissions of 2,303,826.64 kilograms, the city ranks 551st worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 7,590.25 megawatt hours consumed in Elk Park must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elk Park

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.097/kWh$158.41/mo.$67.99/mo.
365th14.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elk Park
219th$126.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elk Park Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elk Park, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.16126.63167,234.9423,687,392.91

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Sugar Mountain, NC Electricity Overview

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Sugar Mountain has an average residential electricity rate of 14.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.16% less than the average nationwide price of 16.12 cents. With a population of 451 residents, the city is the 601st most populous city in North Carolina. Selling an estimated 3,134.42 megawatt hours per year, Mountain Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Sugar Mountain residents average 3,885.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 395th highest in the state out of 777 in this category. With total emissions of 1,752,151.46 kilograms, the city ranks 597th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 5,772.68 megawatt hours consumed in Sugar Mountain must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sugar Mountain

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.098/kWh$158.57/mo.$68.23/mo.
368th14.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sugar Mountain
220th$126.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sugar Mountain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sugar Mountain, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge EnergyBUNDLED15.40133.12733,030.1112,923,162.34
Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.16126.63167,234.9423,687,392.91

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Avery County, North Carolina Details

Avery County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity suppliers in Avery County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. At the state level, North Carolina is known for decent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Avery County that report energy loss, including Duke Energy Progress, Blue Ridge Energy, and Rutherford Electric. Combined, these 3 companies average an annual energy loss of 3.01% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 3.47%, resulting in a rank of 364th best in the United States and a state rank of 8th best out of 3230 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Avery County:

  • Crossnore, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Elk Park, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Grandfather, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Grandfather Village, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Newland, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Sugar Mountain, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 98.01%
    • Blue Ridge Energy: 1.99%

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

FAQ

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

Avery County, North Carolina is home to 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Avery County, North Carolina?

By total megawatt hours sold, Mountain Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Avery County, North Carolina.

Which electricity companies offer service in Avery County, North Carolina?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mountain Electric Cooperative17,369
2Duke Energy Progress5,471
3Blue Ridge Energy937

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Published: 2024-07-02