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Cabarrus County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

There was a 0.77% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Cabarrus County.

Cabarrus County is the 500th highest producing county in the country out of 3230 counties when considering megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuel sources.

Cabarrus County is home to 235,797 residents and its power plants produce 195,772 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 0.83 megawatt hours per capita.

Cabarrus County is the 302nd most populated county in the United States, with 235,797 residents .

Cabarrus County generates 6.50% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 93.50% from neighboring counties.

Cabarrus County released 888,898,523.79 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the 12th highest polluting county out of 100 counties in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,012,494 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.78 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    195,772 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    195,772 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.83 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    888,898,524 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,769.76 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Concord

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Concord Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.33¢ per kWh

  • 0.94% higher than last month
  • 24.89% higher than March last year
  • 1.72% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 8.29% lower than the US average
  • 309th in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 15 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 65 since March last year
  • 17,312th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 270 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 10,633 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.25¢ per kWh

  • 1.96% higher than last month
  • 12.34% higher than March last year
  • 2.71% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 17.56% lower than the US average
  • 239th in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 50 since March last year
  • 8,516th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 649 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,064 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$121.15 per month

  • 15.84% lower than last month
  • 8.54% higher than March last year
  • 4.07% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 0.48% higher than the US average
  • 230th in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since March last year
  • 17,617th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,731 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 7,059 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$128.01 per month

  • 0.62% higher than last month
  • 8.8% higher than March last year
  • 6.36% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 5.79% lower than the US average
  • 233rd in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 12,599th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 634 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,774 since March last year

Concord, NC Electricity Overview

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Concord has an average residential electricity rate of 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.71% less than the average state rate of 13.62 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. Generating 0.47 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Concord ranks as the 16th highest producer per capita in the state out of 777 cities. Concord citizens use 2722.79% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours produced in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up for the excess usage.

Emissions in Concord average 4,081.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 6th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Concord from electricity use is 448,578,630.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 9th highest amount in North Carolina. Landfill Gas is the primary fuel type in Concord, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Concord is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Concord

Concord residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.093/kWh$169.99/mo.$74.80/mo.
239th13.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Concord
233rd$128.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Concord Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Concord, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Concord UtilitiesBUNDLED13.73134.21333,747.9345,820,240.89
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.52121.3921,923,163.522,745,500,232
Union PowerBUNDLED14.25163.881,129,458.28160,919,527.02

Zips with electric coverage in Concord, North Carolina include: 28269, 28027, 28078, 28025, 28262, 28083, 28075, 28124

Kannapolis, NC Electricity Overview

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Kannapolis has an average residential electricity rate of 12.66 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.05% less than the average state rate of 13.62 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $121.29 per month. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Kannapolis average 3,841.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 191st worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Kannapolis from electricity use is 200,440,596.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 20th highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 666,551.57 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kannapolis

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.093/kWh$170.31/mo.$70.76/mo.
163rd12.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kannapolis
171st$121.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kannapolis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kannapolis, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.52121.3921,923,163.522,745,500,232

Zips with electric coverage in Kannapolis, North Carolina include: 28027, 28078, 28025, 28081, 28083, 28036, 28023

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Harrisburg, NC Electricity Overview

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Harrisburg has an average residential electricity rate of 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.03% less than the average state rate of 13.62 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $128.23 per month. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Harrisburg average 3,841.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 24th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Harrisburg from electricity use is 70,747,581.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 55th highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 235,266.27 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harrisburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.096/kWh$176.20/mo.$77.16/mo.
215th12.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harrisburg
237th$128.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Harrisburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Harrisburg, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.52121.3921,923,163.522,745,500,232
Union PowerBUNDLED14.25163.881,129,458.28160,919,527.02

Zips with electric coverage in Harrisburg, North Carolina include: 28027, 28215, 28025, 28213, 28075

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Electricity Production in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
NC 102 Project LLCNC 102 Project LLC (100.00%)
Cabarrus County NC Solar 144,206
Concord EnergyConcord Energy LLC (100.00%)
Concord NC Landfill Gas 51,56641,874,069.16812.05

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Cabarrus County average 3,769.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, making them the 69th worst polluting county out of 100 counties in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the county from electricity consumption is 888,898,523.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 12th highest amount in the state and 2212th in the US. The county is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 331st most power plants within a county out of the country's 3230 counties. In Cabarrus County, Solar is 73.66% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

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73.66%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
26.34%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Cabarrus County selling electricity. Of those 4, 75.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. North Carolina has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Cabarrus County is 5.18%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Concord Utilities, and Union Power. The United States average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Cabarrus County a rank of 1991st best in the US out of 3230 counties.

Providers In Each City in Cabarrus County:

  • Concord, North Carolina:
    • Concord Utilities: 49.60%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 49.60%
    • Union Power: 0.79%
  • Harrisburg, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 16.31%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 83.69%
  • Kannapolis, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Midland, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 10.20%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 89.80%
  • Mount Pleasant, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 73.59%
    • Union Power: 26.41%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity company in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

How many power plants are within Cabarrus County, North Carolina?

Cabarrus County, North Carolina has 2 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity companies operating in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas50,271
2Concord Utilities31,502
3Union Power16,983
4Energy United Electric Member Corp57

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-30