Chowan County, North Carolina Electric Profile
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.
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.
Chowan County is 415th in the US out of 3220 counties in megawatt hours produced from solar power.
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.
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.
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.
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Edenton, NC Electric Overview
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.
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Electric Companies With Service in Edenton, North Carolina
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||City Production (MWh)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)|
|Town of Edenton Utilities||BUNDLED||12.50||123.7||171||39,928.01||4,990,562.04|
Energy Production in Chowan County, North Carolina
Power Plants in Chowan County, North Carolina
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Edenton SolarEdenton Solar (100.00%)
Chowan Jehu SolarChowan Jehu Road Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Edenton GeneratorsTown of Edenton Utilities (100.00%)
|Edenton||NC||Distillate Fuel Oil||171||236,547.02||1,383.32|
Chowan County, North Carolina Details
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.
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?
How many power plants are located in Chowan County, North Carolina?
There are 3 power plants in Chowan County, North Carolina