Beaufort County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Beaufort County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuels account for 50.87%, or 284,707 megawatt hours, of Beaufort County's total energy generation.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Beaufort County is Duke Energy Progress.

Beaufort County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 3.46% lower than the nationwide average rate, at 13.96 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

Residents of Beaufort County use enough electricity to release 274.93 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

Unfortunately, during the course of the last 12 months, there has been a 42.61% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuels in Beaufort County.

Beaufort County produces 49.13% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 6.16 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Beaufort County as the 14th highest county out of 100 counties in North Carolina for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    599,951 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    559,639 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    284,707 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    274,932 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    12,276,366 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    274.93 kg

Washington, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Washington home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.06 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.80% higher than the average state rate of 11.73 cents. Washington Utilities sells an estimated 85,522.48 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity supplier. The city generates roughly 0.95 megawatt hours per citizen per year from power plants within its city limits, which ranks them as the 48th highest producing city out of 777 cities in the state.

Washington is the 100th highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 37,559,008.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The city also ranks 734th highest in North Carolina in pollution per citizen, averaging 3,803.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. The city has one electricity plant. In Washington, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel used in electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Washington

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.095/kWh$235.31/mo.$83.97/mo.
518th12.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Washington
581st$138.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Washington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Washington, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48225,07234,181,000
Washington UtilitiesBUNDLED12.70126.32134,81617,118,800

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River Road CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call River Road CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.54% higher than the average state rate of 11.73 cents. Washington Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The North Carolina average monthly residential electric bill is $126.49, while the River Road CDP average is 7.11% more at $135.49 per month. This is the 523rd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

River Road CDP is the 202nd highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 16,563,293.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 109th worst in the state in this category. All of the 54,389.58 megawatt hours of electricity used in River Road CDP must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in River Road CDP

River Road CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
738th13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of River Road CDP
523rd$135.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for River Road CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in River Road CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48225,07234,181,000
Washington UtilitiesBUNDLED12.70126.32134,81617,118,800

Belhaven, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Belhaven home are billed a residential electricity price of 14.73 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.62% higher than the average state rate of 11.73 cents. Selling an estimated 13,048.47 megawatt hours per year, Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $113.56 per month, while the national average is $129.86. Customers in Belhaven have a 10.22% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Belhaven is the 372nd highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 5,769,328.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 109th worst in the state in this category. All of the 18,944.99 megawatt hours of electricity used in Belhaven must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belhaven

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.128/kWh$139.84/mo.$113.56/mo.
765th14.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belhaven
179th$113.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Belhaven Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Belhaven, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Belhaven, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.70111.777,827.041,150,809.05
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48225,07234,181,000

Electricity Production in Beaufort County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Beaufort County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
PCS PhosphatePCS Phosphate (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Waste Heat 274,932
Wilkinson Solar LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 173,691
Beaufort County NC Solar 28,448
Washington White Post Solar LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 19,758
Bay Branch SolarSol Systems (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 10,662
Choco Solar, LLCChoco Solar LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 10,322
Washington Airport Solar LLCWashington Airport Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Washington NC Solar 9,348
Washington Millfield Solar, LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 8,984
Pamlico Partners SolarPamlico Partners Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 8,599
Chocowinity Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 8,407
TWE Chocowinity Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 6,488

Beaufort County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Beaufort County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 12,276,366.22 kilograms, which is the 2686th largest amount of any county in the country. The county also ranks 2819th highest in pollution per person in the county, averaging 274.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the county. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The county is home to 11 electricity generation plants, which is 154th highest in the country. For electricity production purposes, Beaufort County's primary fuel is Solar, making up 50.87%, or 284,707 megawatt hours of production in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
50.87%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
49.13%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 5 providers in Beaufort County, 40.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Beaufort County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 6.12% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Beaufort County is ranked as the 2546th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Beaufort County:

  • Aurora, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Bath, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 100.00%
  • Belhaven, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 6.44%
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 93.56%
  • Chocowinity, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 36.70%
    • Tideland EMC: 36.70%
    • Washington Utilities: 26.61%
  • Pantego, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 100.00%
  • Washington, North Carolina:
    • Washington Utilities: 36.50%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 5.40%
    • Dominion Energy: 54.63%
    • Tideland EMC: 3.47%
  • Washington Park, North Carolina:
    • Washington Utilities: 49.94%
    • Dominion Energy: 50.06%

* 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 Beaufort County, North Carolina?

By total revenue, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in Beaufort County, North Carolina.

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers operating in Beaufort County, North Carolina.

How many power plants are in Beaufort County, North Carolina?

There are 11 electricity plants in Beaufort County, North Carolina

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress20,313
2Washington Utilities13,870
3Tideland EMC7,370
4Dominion Energy2,611
5Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility1,048

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27