Brunswick County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Brunswick County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Brunswick County generates 0.38% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 0.43 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Residents in Brunswick County pay $136 per month for residential electricity, compared to the state average of $126.49.

When calculating by number of customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest supplier in Brunswick County.

Brunswick County has experienced a 83.87% decline during the course of the past 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Brunswick County is the 1026th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the nation when it comes to megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

Brunswick County produces 8,296 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 71st in North Carolina out of 100 counties for total megawatt hours generated by solar power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,836,629 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    15,455,593 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    59,391 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    15,396,202 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    113.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,687,926 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    26.98 kg

Leland, NC Electricity Overview

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Leland's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.06% higher than the average North Carolina price of 11.73 cents and 12.35% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 31,057.1 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Leland average is 4.29% more at $135.43 per month.

For every person in the city there are 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 109th highest in the state out of 777 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 93,733,183.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leland

Leland residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.108/kWh$168.00/mo.$91.49/mo.
640th12.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leland
522nd$135.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leland, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Brunswick Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.82141.441,131,042156,254,842
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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Oak Island, NC Electricity Overview

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Oak Island's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.78% higher than the average North Carolina price of 11.73 cents and 4.46% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 19,929.6 megawatt hours, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Oak Island average is 8.92% more at $141.44 per month.

For every person in the city there are 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 109th highest in the state out of 777 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 34,354,103.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oak Island

Oak Island residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.119/kWh$190.28/mo.$102.01/mo.
740th13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oak Island
641st$141.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oak Island Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oak Island, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Brunswick Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.82141.441,131,042156,254,842

Zips with electric coverage in Oak Island, North Carolina include: 28461, 28422, 28465

St. James, NC Electricity Overview

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St. James' residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.99% higher than the average North Carolina price of 11.73 cents and 10.79% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 13,319.64 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the St. James average is 5.21% more at $136.62 per month.

For every person in the city there are 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 109th highest in the state out of 777 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 26,714,857.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. James

St. James residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.110/kWh$170.44/mo.$95.05/mo.
695th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. James
550th$136.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. James Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. James, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Brunswick Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.82141.441,131,042156,254,842
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Electricity Production in Brunswick County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Brunswick County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Brunswick County NC Nuclear 15,388,474
Brunswick County NC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 58,82331,034,618.25527.593/2021
ATOOD Solar IV, LLCAlchemy Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Brunswick County NC Solar 8,296

Brunswick County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every person in the county there are 26.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 3,687,925.81 kilograms, the county ranks 90th highest in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity consumption. Nuclear makes up 99.57% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Brunswick County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 0.18% and Tire-derived Fuels at 0.15% of generation. Brunswick County has the 70th highest power generation plants of any county in the state, with 3 total power plants.

NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
99.57%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.18%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
0.15%
SOLAR
Solar
0.05%
COAL
Coal
0.05%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity suppliers in Brunswick County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Brunswick County is about 4.34% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Brunswick County a rank of 1320th best in the United States out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Brunswick County:

  • Bald Head Island, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Belville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 83.84%
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 16.16%
  • Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Bolivia, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Calabash, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Carolina Shores, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Caswell Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 44.64%
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 55.36%
  • Holden Beach, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 100.00%
  • Leland, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 37.63%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 62.37%
  • Navassa, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Northwest, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Oak Island, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 100.00%
  • Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 78.58%
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 21.42%
  • Sandy Creek, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Shallotte, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 100.00%
  • Southport, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 49.68%
    • Southport Utilities: 24.99%
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 25.33%
  • St. James, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Sunset Beach, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 40.75%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 59.25%
  • Varnamtown, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 44.52%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 55.48%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress51,014
2Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation46,920
3Southport Utilities3,116

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

How many power plants are located within Brunswick County, North Carolina?

Brunswick County, North Carolina is home to 3 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27