Cabarrus County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cabarrus County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

There was a 3.27% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the most recent year in Cabarrus County.

Cabarrus County ranks 48th in the state out of 100 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.75 megawatt hours generated per person per year.

Cabarrus County has a population of 225,804 residents.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Cabarrus County is 10.68 cents. This is roughly 26.15% below the national average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Renewable electricity sources account for 100.00%, or 227,174 megawatt hours, of Cabarrus County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 27th in the state for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel types.

Cabarrus County is the 27th highest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,033,939 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    227,174 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    227,174 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    900,458,831 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,987.79 kg

Concord, NC Electricity Overview

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Concord has an average residential electricity rate of 10.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.44% less than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. Generating 0.54 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Concord ranks as the 54th highest producer per capita in the state out of 777 cities. Concord citizens use 2482.61% 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 4,361.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 8th 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 458,980,672.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 10th 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 January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
130th10.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Concord
14th$105.56Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED10.26103.81339,02534,780,900
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852
Union PowerBUNDLED12.26149.091,130,920138,657,000

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

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Kannapolis, NC Electricity Overview

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Kannapolis has an average residential electricity rate of 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.74% less than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. The city generates 0.06 megawatt hours per person from solar energy, which is 56th in North Carolina out of 777 cities. Selling an estimated 128,536.19 megawatt hours a year, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest vendor in the city.

Emissions in Kannapolis average 4,074.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 716th 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 216,424,520.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 20th highest amount in North Carolina. Solar is the primary fuel type in Kannapolis, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Kannapolis is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kannapolis

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
2nd10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kannapolis
16th$106.23Average 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 CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852

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

Harrisburg, NC Electricity Overview

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Harrisburg has an average residential electricity rate of 10.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.34% less than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $114.65 per month. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Harrisburg average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 480th 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 77,607,704.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 56th 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 254,843.65 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harrisburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
165th10.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harrisburg
197th$114.65Average 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 CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852
Union PowerBUNDLED12.26149.091,130,920138,657,000

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

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 150,816
Concord EnergyConcord Energy LLC (100.00%)
Concord NC Landfill Gas 56,95745,712,929.91802.59
Howell Midland Farm, LLCHowell Midland Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Cabarrus County NC Solar 9,226
Violet SolarViolet Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Cabarrus County NC Solar 7,209
Concord FarmShoe Show, Inc. (100.00%)
Kannapolis NC Solar 2,966

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Cabarrus County average 3,987.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, making them the 40th 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 900,458,830.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 11th highest amount in the state and 2042nd in the US. The county is home to 5 electricity producing plants, which is the 452nd most power plants within a county out of the country's 3221 counties. In Cabarrus County, Solar is 74.93% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
74.93%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
25.07%

Cabarrus County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Cabarrus County selling electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% 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 4.88%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Concord Utilities, and Union Power. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Cabarrus County a rank of 1737th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Power Companies in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Cabarrus County:

  • Concord, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.74%
    • Concord Utilities: 48.11%
    • Union Power: 1.16%
  • Harrisburg, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 19.65%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 80.35%
  • Kannapolis, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Midland, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Mount Pleasant, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 61.33%
    • Union Power: 38.67%

* 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 5 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 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 Carolinas49,070
2Concord Utilities32,728
3Union Power10,286

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-21