Brunswick County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Brunswick County experienced a 14.23% decrease throughout the preceding year.

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Brunswick County generates 4.43 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Brunswick County the 695th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the US out of 3220 counties.

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Brunswick County has seen year over year increase of 2127.05% in electricity production using solar power.

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Roughly 97.93% of Brunswick County’s electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 36th highest county in the county out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

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0.28 megawatt hours of electricity per person are generated using coal in Brunswick County. This is 8th highest out of 100 counties in the state.

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With total generation of 30,615,700.01 megawatt hours, Brunswick County is ranked 38th highest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation for total generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,826,193 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    30,615,700 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    633,037 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    29,982,663 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    214.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    22,695,001 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    158.91 kg

Leland, NC Electric Overview

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Leland's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.58% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 11.43 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $125.37 per month. Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 127th worst in North Carolina out of 739 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 86,029,051.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leland

Leland 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$0.097/kWh$163.89/mo.$81.02/mo.
559th12.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leland
411th$125.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leland, North Carolina

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Brunswick Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.74143.24No DataIcon representing missing value.1,107,903152,265,378
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Southport UtilitiesBUNDLED13.36126.03No DataIcon representing missing value.28,552.953,815,800.44

Oak Island, NC Electric Overview

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Oak Island has an average residential electricity rate of 12.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.88% higher than the average state price of 11.43 cents and 4.91% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 23,188.4 megawatt hours each year, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $130.43. This is 8.47% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

Oak Island 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 33,281,466.8 kilograms, the city ranks 106th 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 100,388.17 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oak Island

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.109/kWh$168.92/mo.$93.51/mo.
621st12.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oak Island
504th$130.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oak Island Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oak Island, North Carolina

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Brunswick Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.74143.24No DataIcon representing missing value.1,107,903152,265,378
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Southport UtilitiesBUNDLED13.36126.03No DataIcon representing missing value.28,552.953,815,800.44

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

Boiling Spring Lakes, NC Electric Overview

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Boiling Spring Lakes has an average residential electricity rate of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.42% higher than the average state price of 11.43 cents and 4.45% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 36,028.85 megawatt hours each year, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $131.26. This is 9.16% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

Boiling Spring Lakes is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 25,523,845.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 127th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boiling Spring Lakes

Boiling Spring Lakes residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.110/kWh$170.44/mo.$95.04/mo.
624th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boiling Spring Lakes
530th$131.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boiling Spring Lakes Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina

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Brunswick Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.74143.24No DataIcon representing missing value.1,107,903152,265,378
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Southport UtilitiesBUNDLED13.36126.03No DataIcon representing missing value.28,552.953,815,800.44

Zips with electric coverage in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina include: 28461, 28422, 28479

Energy Production in Brunswick County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Brunswick County, North Carolina

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Brunswick County NC Nuclear 14,946,363No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
International Paper Riegelwood MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Riegelwood CDP NC Black Liquour 389,040.01208,369,890.34535.6No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Brunswick County NC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 324,243172,106,571.96530.8Yes3/2021
ATOOD Solar IV, LLCAlchemy Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Brunswick County NC Solar 8,146No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
AGA TAG Solar IV LLCAGA TAG Solar IV LLC (100.00%)
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Brunswick County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Brunswick County citizens emit 158.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 93rd highest polluting county out of 100 counties in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 22,695,001.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 2575th highest for total emissions in the United States. Power producing plants in the county mainly use Nuclear, which makes up 97.64% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. When combined with Black Liquour (1.11%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (0.48%), these three fuels account for 99.23% of the county electricity generation. Brunswick County isp home to 5 electricity generation plants, which is 49th highest in the state and 70th highest when counting power plants per resident.

NUCLEAR
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Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
97.64%
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Black Liquour
1.11%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.48%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Tire-derived Fuels
0.44%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.16%
OTHER
Other
0.16%

Brunswick County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Brunswick County include Duke Energy Progress, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation, and Southport Utilities The state of North Carolina has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Brunswick County is 4.46%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation, Duke Energy Progress, and Four County Electric. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Brunswick County a rank of 1597th best in the nation out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Brunswick County:

  • Bald Head Island, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Southport Utilities: 50.00%
  • Belville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Southport Utilities: 50.00%
  • Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Bolivia, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Calabash, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Carolina Shores, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Caswell Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Southport Utilities: 50.00%
  • Holden Beach, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Leland, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 0.59%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 49.71%
    • Southport Utilities: 49.71%
  • Navassa, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 48.11%
    • Four County Electric: 3.79%
    • Southport Utilities: 48.11%
  • Northwest, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 37.21%
    • Four County Electric: 25.61%
    • Southport Utilities: 37.18%
  • Oak Island, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 28.74%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 35.63%
    • Southport Utilities: 35.63%
  • Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Sandy Creek, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Southport Utilities: 50.00%
  • Shallotte, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Southport, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Southport Utilities: 50.00%
  • St. James, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 26.19%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 36.91%
    • Southport Utilities: 36.91%
  • Sunset Beach, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%
  • Varnamtown, North Carolina:
    • Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Southport Utilities: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

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

Brunswick County, North Carolina has 5 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total revenue, Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity company in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

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

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1Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation59,432
2Duke Energy Progress39,850
3Southport Utilities3,068
4Four County Electric504

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16