Chowan County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chowan County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

There has been a 1.75% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources throughout the last year in Chowan County.

The 174 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel types places Chowan County at 31st out of 100 counties in the state in non-renewable power production.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Chowan County is 12.56 cents. This is roughly 13.16% less than the national average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Chowan County consumes 489.12% more electricity than it generates each year.

With 31,090 megawatt generated from solar power and 13,708 residents in Chowan County, the county averages 2.27 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 188th in the United States out of 3221 counties.

With 31,090 megawatt hours generated using solar, Chowan County ranks 58th out of 100 counties in North Carolina for solar power electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    184,183 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    31,264 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    31,090 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    174 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.28 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    46,856,449 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,418.18 kg

Edenton, NC Electricity Overview

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Edenton has an average residential electricity rate of 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 1.22% more than North Carolina's average rate of 11.73 cents, ranking the city at 373rd out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity price. There is 34339.81% more electricity used in Edenton than is generated, forcing the city to purchase electricity from nearby cities and counties. The city generates about 0.04 megawatt hours per capita each year from its power plants, which makes it the 74th highest generating city in the state out of 777 cities.

As the 181st worst ranked city out of 777 cities in North Carolina, Edenton emits 18,484,055.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 11th worst in North Carolina for emissions per capita. The city is home to one power plant. Edenton's power plants mainly use Distillate Fuel Oil, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edenton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
373rd11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edenton
566th$137.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edenton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edenton, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813
Town of Edenton UtilitiesBUNDLED12.50123.717439,928.014,990,562.04

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Cape Colony CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Cape Colony CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 7.85% more than North Carolina's average rate of 11.73 cents, ranking the city at 639th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.2 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 115.73 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $156.88 per month, while the state average is $126.49.

As the 508th worst ranked city out of 777 cities in North Carolina, Cape Colony CDP emits 2,827,380.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 109th worst in North Carolina for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Cape Colony CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cape Colony CDP

Cape Colony CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
639th12.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cape Colony CDP
752nd$156.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cape Colony CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cape Colony CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Albemarle ElectricBUNDLED13.75165.27175,12324,077,000
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813

Arrowhead Beach CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Arrowhead Beach CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 4.94% more than North Carolina's average rate of 11.73 cents, ranking the city at 549th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.2 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 115.73 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $154.26 per month, while the state average is $126.49.

As the 517th worst ranked city out of 777 cities in North Carolina, Arrowhead Beach CDP emits 2,618,702.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 109th worst in North Carolina for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Arrowhead Beach CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arrowhead Beach CDP

Arrowhead Beach CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
549th12.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arrowhead Beach CDP
745th$154.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arrowhead Beach CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arrowhead Beach CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Albemarle ElectricBUNDLED13.75165.27175,12324,077,000
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813

Electricity Production in Chowan County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Chowan County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Chowan Jehu SolarChowan Jehu Road Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Chowan County NC Solar 9,744
Chowan County NC Solar 9,615
Edenton SolarEdenton Solar (100.00%)
Chowan County NC Solar 9,449
Chowan County NC Solar 2,282
Edenton NC Distillate Fuel Oil 174287,960.621,654.95

Chowan County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Chowan County is the 78th highest ranked county in the state out of 100 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 46,856,448.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total also results in a ranking of 2270th worst in the United States for emissions per resident from electricity use. Power facilities in the county primarily use Solar, which makes up 99.44% (or 31,090 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Chowan County has 5 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 452nd highest amount of power plants in a single county.

SOLAR
Solar
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99.44%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.56%

Chowan County, North Carolina Net Metering

Approximately 75.00% of the electric suppliers in Chowan County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, North Carolina is known for pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Chowan County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 6.25% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Chowan County a rank of 2563rd best in the country out of 3221.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Chowan County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy4,803
2Town of Edenton Utilities4,146
3Albemarle Electric2,717
4Roanoke Electric Cooperative24

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

There are 4 electricity companies serving consumers in Chowan County, North Carolina.

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

There are 5 active power plants located in Chowan County, North Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-06