Chowan County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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With total production of 19,208 megawatt hours, Chowan County is ranked 1642nd highest generator of electricity in the country out of 3220 counties for total production.

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Chowan County generates 1.38 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 1390th highest county out of 3220 counties in the nation for production per capita.

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Chowan County is 415th in the US out of 3220 counties in megawatt hours produced from solar power.

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Citizens of Chowan County are faced with an average of 1.2 power outages a year, with an average of 115.73 minutes per outage.

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With 19,037 megawatt generated from solar power and 13,943 consumers in Chowan County, the county averages 1.37 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 33rd out of 100 counties in North Carolina.

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Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the production of 0.89% of the megawatt hours produced in Chowan County, ranking it 1087th out of 3220 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    178,285 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    19,208 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    19,037 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    171 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    52,974,853 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,799.39 kg

Edenton, NC Electric Overview

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Edenton averages a residential electricity rate of 12.32 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 7.78% above the average North Carolina price of 11.43 cents and 8.39% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Non-renewable fuels are sometimes used in electricity generation in the city, leading to approximately 0.04 megawatt hours being produced from these fuel types per capita per year. There has been a 26.67% rise in usage of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel sources in the city throughout the last 12 months.

Releasing 20,002,061.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Edenton is the 156th highest out of 739 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. More telling of the city’s emissions reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,277.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 12th highest polluting city in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. Distillate Fuel Oil is the primary fuel type in Edenton, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. There is one power producing plant in Edenton, which is the 54th highest number of plants in a city in North Carolina and is the 102nd highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edenton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.100/kWh$242.45/mo.$97.50/mo.
545th12.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edenton
705th$147.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edenton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edenton, North Carolina

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Albemarle ElectricBUNDLED13.75165.27No DataIcon representing missing value.175,12324,077,000
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1,659,572189,027,070
Town of Edenton UtilitiesBUNDLED12.50123.717139,928.014,990,562.04

Energy Production in Chowan County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Chowan County, North Carolina

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Edenton SolarEdenton Solar (100.00%)
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Chowan Jehu SolarChowan Jehu Road Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Chowan County NC Solar 8,063No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Edenton NC Distillate Fuel Oil 171236,547.021,383.32No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Chowan County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Chowan County, Solar makes up 99.11% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Roughly 52,974,852.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the county because of electricity consumption each year. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,799.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 2105th highest county in the country for CO2 emissions per capita. There are 3 electricity generation plants in Chowan County, which is the 61st highest number of plants in a county in North Carolina and equates to the 15th highest number of power plants per citizen in the state.

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99.11%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.89%

Chowan County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Chowan County include Dominion Energy, Town of Edenton Utilities, and Albemarle Electric North Carolina has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

Chowan County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 6.25% of their energy lost per year. With a US average energy loss of 2.76%, Chowan County is ranked as the 2631st best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

Chowan County, North Carolina has 4 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Chowan County, North Carolina by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

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

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1Dominion Energy4,912
2Town of Edenton Utilities4,144
3Albemarle Electric1,439
4Roanoke Electric Cooperative88

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

There are 3 power plants in Chowan County, North Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16