Clay County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clay County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity company in Clay County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Clay County residents enjoy an average monthly residential electricity bill of $110.72, which is 14.74% lower than the nationwide average bill of $129.86.

Clay County ranks 92nd out of 100 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens consuming 148,993.58 megawatt hours.

Clay County has experienced a 13.34% decline in the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Clay County is the 59th largest producing county out of 100 counties in North Carolina when it comes to megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel sources.

Clay County generates 60,658 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the last 12 months, which gives them a rank of 307th highest in the US out of 3221 counties for total hydroelectric production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    148,994 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    60,658 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    60,658 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    26,900,892 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,425.91 kg

Hayesville, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour for Hayesville. This is 6.94% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. Blue Ridge Mountain EMC is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. With a population of 461 citizens, the city is the 579th most populous city in the state.

Hayesville is the 569th highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 1,886,284.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 109th worst in North Carolina for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Hayesville, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hayesville

Hayesville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.125/kWh$120.40/mo.$110.41/mo.
614th12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hayesville
176th$112.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hayesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hayesville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge Mountain EMCBUNDLED12.54112.2157,68419,780,000

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Electricity Production in Clay County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Clay County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Clay County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 50,180
MissionNorthbrook Carolina Hydro II, LLC (100.00%)
Clay County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 10,478

Clay County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Clay County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 26,900,891.97 kilograms, which is 83rd highest amount in North Carolina out of 100 counties. Averaging 2,425.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 2470th highest for emissions per capita. The county is home to 2 electricity plants, which is the 80th highest number of power plants within a county in North Carolina. For the purpose of electricity generation, Clay County's main fuel source is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 100.00%, or 60,658 megawatt hours of production in the county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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100.00%

Clay County, North Carolina Net Metering

Clay County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. North Carolina has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

Clay County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 5.10% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Clay County ranks 1889th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Clay County, North Carolina

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Clay County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity supplier in Clay County, North Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Clay County, North Carolina

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

Clay County, North Carolina has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas9,715
2Blue Ridge Mountain EMC9,468

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-25