Carteret County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carteret County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Carteret County has a population of 67,686 citizens.

On average, Carteret County citizens are accountable for 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the North Carolina average pollution per capita is 4,143.68.

No electricity generation takes place in Carteret County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Carteret County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 18.30% lower than the United States average, at 11.81 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

When calculating by number of customers, Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in Carteret County.

There was a 3.64% decline in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent year in Carteret County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    909,440 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    276,952,342 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,091.72 kg

Morehead City, NC Electricity Overview

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Morehead City averages a residential electricity rate of 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 0.45% more than the state's average price of 11.73 cents, which ranks the city 331st best for average electricity price out of 777 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $123.86 per month. Duke Energy Progress sells an estimated 12,778.69 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Morehead City residents average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 39,100,501.99 kilograms, the city ranks 97th highest 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. Within Morehead City, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Morehead City

Morehead City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
331st11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morehead City
274th$123.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Morehead City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Morehead City, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carteret Craven Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.58116.02447,81151,863,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Zips with electric coverage in Morehead City, North Carolina include: 28570, 28557, 28516, 28512

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Beaufort, NC Electricity Overview

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Beaufort averages a residential electricity rate of 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 0.47% more than the state's average price of 11.73 cents, which ranks the city 336th best for average electricity price out of 777 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $123.93 per month. Duke Energy Progress sells an estimated 8,271.34 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Beaufort residents average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 18,265,450.07 kilograms, the city ranks 184th highest 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. Within Beaufort, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Beaufort

Beaufort residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
336th11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Beaufort
285th$123.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Beaufort Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Beaufort, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carteret Craven Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.58116.02447,81151,863,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Newport, NC Electricity Overview

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Newport averages a residential electricity rate of 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 0.46% more than the state's average price of 11.73 cents, which ranks the city 334th best for average electricity price out of 777 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $123.91 per month. Duke Energy Progress sells an estimated 11,332.4 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Newport residents average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 17,856,277.8 kilograms, the city ranks 188th highest 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. Within Newport, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newport

Newport residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
334th11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newport
283rd$123.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newport, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carteret Craven Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.58116.02447,81151,863,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Carteret County, North Carolina Details

Carteret County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Carteret County providing electricity. Of those 2, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Carteret County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.21% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Carteret County having a rank of 1239th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Carteret County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Carteret County:

  • Atlantic Beach, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 3.50%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 96.50%
  • Beaufort, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 49.87%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.13%
  • Bogue, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Cape Carteret, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 53.59%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 46.41%
  • Cedar Point, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 47.88%
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 52.12%
  • Emerald Isle, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Indian Beach, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Morehead City, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 50.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 49.67%
  • Newport, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Peletier, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina:
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Swansboro, North Carolina:
    • Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation: 2.45%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 97.55%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Carteret County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity company in Carteret County, North Carolina by total customer count is Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Carteret County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative30,124
2Duke Energy Progress29,921

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-20