Beaufort County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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While the national average residential electric rate is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Beaufort County’s average price is 2.34% higher at 13.77 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Residents of Beaufort County consume enough electricity to emit 1,012.91 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,494.55.

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Beaufort County has seen year over year increase of 33.95% for electricity production using solar energy.

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As the 924th highest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3220 counties, Beaufort County generates 457,317 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuel types.

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Beaufort County is 76th in the nation out of 3220 counties for megawatt hours generated using solar power.

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Beaufort County uses 31.40% more megawatt hours than it produces.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    600,897 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    457,317 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    264,525 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    192,792 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    47,600,735 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,012.91 kg

Washington, NC Electric Overview

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Washington has an average residential electricity rate of 13.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.05% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. With annual production of 8,789 megawatt hours, the city is the 84th largest generator of electricity in North Carolina. The city produces 8,789 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total production, from sustainable fuels

Washington has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated from Solar. The city’s electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 37,739,529.01 kilograms, which is 96th highest in North Carolina out of 739 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 3,935.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the city as the 638th highest polluting city in the state. Washington is home to one electricity producing plant, which is 54th most in North Carolina and 126th most when counting plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Washington

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
699th13.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Washington
417th$125.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Washington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Washington, North Carolina

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Belhaven, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.70111.77No DataIcon representing missing value.7,827.041,150,809.05
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88No DataIcon representing missing value.140,12420,001,000
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000
Washington UtilitiesBUNDLED12.70126.32No DataIcon representing missing value.134,81617,118,800

River Road CDP, NC Electric Overview

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River Road CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.60 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the North Carolina and the United States average rates of 11.43 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 3,820 residential customers, Washington Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $125.43. This is 3.48% more than the state average of $121.21.

The electricity sold in River Road CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 16,218,939.24 kilograms.

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 July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
700th13.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of River Road CDP
413th$125.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for River Road CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in River Road CDP, North Carolina

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Belhaven, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.70111.77No DataIcon representing missing value.7,827.041,150,809.05
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000
Washington UtilitiesBUNDLED12.70126.32No DataIcon representing missing value.134,81617,118,800

Belhaven, NC Electric Overview

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Belhaven's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.53% above the average North Carolina rate of 11.43 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $125.25 per month. Duke Energy Progress has 74 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Belhaven emits 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 127th worst polluting city out of 739 cities in the state. With total emissions of 7,024,250.48 kilograms, the city ranks 341st worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 21,187.52 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belhaven

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
703rd13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belhaven
400th$125.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Belhaven Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Belhaven, North Carolina

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Belhaven, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.70111.77No DataIcon representing missing value.7,827.041,150,809.05
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

Energy Production in Beaufort County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Beaufort County, North Carolina

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Beaufort County NC Waste Heat 192,792No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Wilkinson Solar LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 156,650No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Beaufort County NC Solar 27,545No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington White Post Solar LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 19,790No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bay Branch SolarSol Systems (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 10,160No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Choco Solar, LLCChoco Solar LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 9,930No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington Airport Solar LLCWashington Airport Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Washington NC Solar 8,789No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington Millfield Solar, LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 8,755No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Chocowinity Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Chocowinity NC Solar 8,254No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pamlico Partners SolarPamlico Partners Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 8,147No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
TWE Chocowinity Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Beaufort County NC Solar 6,505No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Beaufort County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Beaufort County creates 47,600,734.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 80th most of any county in the state. The county averages 1,012.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s emission levels. They rank 89th highest in North Carolina in this category. The top fuel type used in Beaufort County is Solar. The county generates 264,525 megawatt hours, or 57.84% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel. Beaufort County has 11 electricity generation plants, which is 24th highest in the state.

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57.84%
WASTE HEAT
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42.16%

Beaufort County, North Carolina Net Metering

About 50.00% of the electric providers in Beaufort County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Beaufort County has 4 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these companies is 6.04%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 2589th best in the US and a state rank of 84th best out of 3220 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Beaufort County:

  • Aurora, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 33.33%
    • Tideland EMC: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
  • Bath, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 33.33%
    • Tideland EMC: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
  • Belhaven, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 33.33%
    • Tideland EMC: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
  • Chocowinity, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 26.84%
    • Tideland EMC: 26.84%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 26.84%
    • Washington Utilities: 19.48%
  • Pantego, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 33.33%
    • Tideland EMC: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
  • Washington, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 27.26%
    • Tideland EMC: 27.26%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 27.26%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 0.64%
    • Washington Utilities: 17.59%
  • Washington Park, North Carolina:
    • Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility: 25.01%
    • Tideland EMC: 25.01%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 25.01%
    • Washington Utilities: 24.97%

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

FAQ

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

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Beaufort County, North Carolina.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Beaufort County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress.

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

There are 11 electricity plants located in Beaufort County, North Carolina

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

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1Duke Energy Progress39,343
2Washington Utilities13,794
3Tideland EMC5,719
4Belhaven, North Carolina Electric Utility1,020
5Edgecombe Martin EMC457
6Dominion Energy314

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