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Beaufort County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Beaufort County is 139th out of 3230 counties in the US in solar power generation, with 255,280 megawatt hours generated from solar.

On average, Beaufort County citizens are accountable for 509.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the statewide average pollution per capita is 3,927.38.

When calculating by number of customers, Washington Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Beaufort County.

Beaufort County is home to 44,898 citizens and its power plants produce 501,591 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 11.17 megawatt hours per capita per year.

With total production of 501,591 megawatt hours, Beaufort County is the 916th highest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3230 counties.

With a population of 44,898 residents, Beaufort County is the 1100th largest county in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    577,051 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.85 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    501,591 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    255,280 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    246,311 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.17 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    22,872,140 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    509.42 kg

Recent Energy News in Washington

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Washington Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

13.72¢ per kWh

  • 0.2% lower than last month
  • 7.33% higher than February last year
  • 13.67% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 15.81% lower than the US average
  • 77th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 284 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 274 since February last year
  • 10,588th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,845 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,636 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

13.91¢ per kWh

  • 0.56% higher than last month
  • 16.63% higher than February last year
  • 1.68% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 17.89% lower than the US average
  • 359th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since February last year
  • 9,302nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 717 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,632 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$167.98 per month

  • 17.42% lower than last month
  • 18.32% higher than February last year
  • 4.12% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 33.99% higher than the US average
  • 383rd in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 277 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 277 since February last year
  • 22,314th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,340 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,879 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$163.7 per month

  • 1.34% higher than last month
  • 12.38% higher than February last year
  • 17.57% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 23.52% higher than the US average
  • 660th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 22,567th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 644 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,680 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

13.41¢ per kWh

  • 9.53% higher than last month
  • 28.16% higher than February last year
  • 13.92% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 1.53% lower than the US average
  • 660th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 40 since February last year
  • 17,765th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,734 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 12,216 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

11.77¢ per kWh

  • 2.13% higher than last month
  • 21.87% higher than February last year
  • 15.24% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 16.68% lower than the US average
  • 660th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 327 since February last year
  • 11,873rd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,724 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,253 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$551.59 per month

  • 20.15% higher than last month
  • 51.98% higher than February last year
  • 3.97% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 67.03% lower than the US average
  • 125th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 35 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 36 since February last year
  • 15,098th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 7,869 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 9,550 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$477.89 per month

  • 3.4% higher than last month
  • 19.65% higher than February last year
  • 12.62% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 70.9% lower than the US average
  • 112th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 35 since February last year
  • 10,117th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 954 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,644 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

8.54¢ per kWh

  • 2.52% higher than last month
  • 6.63% higher than February last year
  • 1.94% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 13.31% lower than the US average
  • 349th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 307 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 307 since February last year
  • 14,635th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 210 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,820 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

8.87¢ per kWh

  • 0.5% higher than last month
  • 28.55% higher than February last year
  • 17.22% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 13.07% lower than the US average
  • 657th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 309 since February last year
  • 17,490th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 288 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 14,011 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$166,850.48 per month

  • 0.4% higher than last month
  • 17.5% lower than February last year
  • 394.44% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 444.28% higher than the US average
  • 657th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 25,694th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 15 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 54 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$217,771.57 per month

  • 1.34% lower than last month
  • 41.89% higher than February last year
  • 445.04% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 538.84% higher than the US average
  • 657th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 25,818th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 278 since February last year

Washington, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Washington home are billed a residential electricity price of 13.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.27% higher than the average state rate of 13.44 cents. With an estimated 13,394 residential customers, Washington Utilities is the largest provider in the city. The city is ranked 54th in the state in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 9,174 megawatt hours generated.

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 35,217,170.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The city also ranks 717th highest in North Carolina in pollution per citizen, averaging 3,610.54 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$0.152/kWh$0.095/kWh$259.21/mo.$83.97/mo.
336th13.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Washington
399th$146.42Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.92165.431,535,866.24213,832,269
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.55147.616,158,188.452,351,270,324
Washington UtilitiesBUNDLED12.98129.41136,51417,719,100

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 13.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.61% higher than the average state rate of 13.44 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The North Carolina average monthly residential electric bill is $137.46, while the River Road CDP average is 20.35% more at $165.43 per month. This is the 751st lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

River Road CDP is the 234th highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 12,637,374.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 3,895.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 315th worst in the state in this category. All of the 41,693.49 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.092/kWh$267.59/mo.$82.47/mo.
389th13.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of River Road CDP
751st$165.43Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.92165.431,535,866.24213,832,269

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Belhaven, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Belhaven home are billed a residential electricity price of 14.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.61% higher than the average state rate of 13.44 cents. Selling an estimated 15,050 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 $123.89 per month, while the national average is $138.3. Customers in Belhaven have a 9.87% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

Belhaven is the 381st highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 5,446,069.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 3,895.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 613th worst in the state in this category. All of the 17,967.79 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 September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.136/kWh$129.07/mo.$111.77/mo.
520th14.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belhaven
251st$123.89Average 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 UtilityBUNDLED14.33123.898,977.051,286,024.66

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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 246,311
Wilkinson Solar LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 148,250
Beaufort County NC Solar 28,412
Washington White Post Solar LLCDuke Energy Renewables Services (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 20,007
Bay Branch SolarSol Systems (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 10,036
Washington Millfield Solar, LLCDuke Energy Renewables Services (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 9,180
Washington Airport Solar LLCDuke Energy Renewables Services (100.00%)
Washington NC Solar 9,174
Choco Solar, LLCChoco Solar LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 8,476
Pamlico Partners SolarPamlico Partners Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 7,565
Chocowinity Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 7,523
TWE Chocowinity Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 6,657

Beaufort County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Beaufort County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 22,872,139.55 kilograms, which is the 2551st largest amount of any county in the country. The county also ranks 2792nd highest in pollution per person in the county, averaging 509.42 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 225th highest in the country. For electricity production purposes, Beaufort County's primary fuel is Solar, making up 50.89%, or 255,280 megawatt hours of production in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
50.89%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
49.11%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 6 providers in Beaufort County, 33.33% 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 4 companies in Beaufort County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 providers average an annual energy loss of 6.13% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Beaufort County is ranked as the 2485th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Beaufort County:

  • Aurora, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 36.98%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 63.02%
  • Belhaven, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Chocowinity, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Washington, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 4.45%
    • Dominion Energy: 44.98%
    • Washington Utilities: 50.58%
  • Washington Park, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 54.48%
    • Washington Utilities: 45.52%

* 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 6 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?

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-05-15