Chatham County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chatham County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Chatham County's average residential electricity rate is 12.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.49% lower than the US average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

As the 41st largest producer of solar power in North Carolina out of 100, Chatham County generates 70,403 megawatt hours from solar.

There was a 2.44% decline in CO2 emissions per capita within the past year in Chatham County.

Chatham County has a population of 76,285 residents.

Chatham County's ability to provide 9,309 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 18th highest hydroelectric energy generating county in North Carolina out of 100 counties.

Chatham County has the 58th largest electricity generation out of 100 counties in North Carolina, producing 79,712 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,024,977 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    79,712 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    79,712 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    287,862,317 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,773.51 kg

Siler City, NC Electricity Overview

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Siler City averages a residential electricity rate of 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.75% more than the average state price of 11.73 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $126.49, while the Siler City average is 19.13% higher at $150.68 per month. This ranks the city 731st in the state for average monthly bill total.

On average, Siler City citizens emit 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 109th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 31,514,448.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 118th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Siler City has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Siler City

Siler 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.
669th12.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Siler City
731st$150.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Siler City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Siler City, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central ElectricBUNDLED13.53169.61315,78842,720,000
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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Briar Chapel CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Briar Chapel CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.19% more than the average state price of 11.73 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $126.49, while the Briar Chapel CDP average is 4.20% higher at $131.8 per month. This ranks the city 379th in the state for average monthly bill total.

On average, Briar Chapel CDP citizens emit 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 109th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 20,900,519.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 157th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Briar Chapel CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Briar Chapel CDP

Briar Chapel CDP 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.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Briar Chapel CDP
379th$131.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Briar Chapel CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Briar Chapel CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Pittsboro, NC Electricity Overview

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Pittsboro averages a residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.82% more than the average state price of 11.73 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $126.49, while the Pittsboro average is 17.01% higher at $148 per month. This ranks the city 725th in the state for average monthly bill total.

On average, Pittsboro citizens emit 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 480th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 18,564,145.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 179th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Pittsboro has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pittsboro

Pittsboro 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.
638th12.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pittsboro
725th$148Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pittsboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pittsboro, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central ElectricBUNDLED13.53169.61315,78842,720,000
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Electricity Production in Chatham County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Chatham County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Siler 421 Farm, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 9,954
Siler City Solar 2Siler City Solar 2, LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 9,738
Siler Solar LLCSiler Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 9,503
Arborgate SolarArborgate Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 9,441
Jordan Hydroelectric ProjectJordan Hydroelectric LTD PTP (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 9,309
Flatwood FarmFlatwood Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 9,106
Meadowlark SolarMeadowlark Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 9,041
Moncure Farm LLCMoncure Farm LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 5,831
Bear Creek SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 4,076
VickersVickers Farm LLC (100.00%)
Chatham County NC Solar 3,713

Chatham County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Chatham County citizens emit 3,773.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 2103rd highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the nation. This adds up to total emissions of 287,862,317.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 36th highest for total pollution in the state. The county has 10 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 186th highest number of power plants within a single county in the country. For electricity generation purposes, Chatham County's top fuel is Solar, making up 70,403 megawatt hours, or 88.32% of production in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
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Solar
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Solar
Solar
Solar
88.32%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.68%

Chatham County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Chatham County, 2 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. The state of North Carolina has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Chatham County has 4 providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 4.73%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1640th best in the nation and a state rank of 45th best out of 3221 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Chatham County:

  • Goldston, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Central Electric: 50.00%
  • Pittsboro, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 57.16%
    • Central Electric: 42.84%
  • Siler City, North Carolina:
    • Central Electric: 49.94%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.06%

* 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 Chatham County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity company in Chatham County, North Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Progress.

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

Chatham County, North Carolina has 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress40,419
2Central Electric8,044
3Randolph Electric Membership Corporation3,329
4Duke Energy Carolinas2,424

How many power plants are in Chatham County, North Carolina?

There are 10 active electricity plants located in Chatham County, North Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24