Cleveland County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cleveland County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Cleveland County is Duke Energy Carolinas.

The average monthly residential electric cost in Cleveland County is 12.74% lower than the North Carolina average and 15.00% lower than the US average.

In Cleveland County, 8,468,395.01 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuel sources. Cleveland County is 7th out of 100 counties in North Carolina for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types.

Residents of Cleveland County consume enough electricity to emit 6,823.83 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

With 1,170,068.73 megawatt hours of electricity generated from coal, Cleveland County is 154th in the US out of 3221 for total megawatt hours generated from coal.

With total generation of 8,688,162.01 megawatt hours, Cleveland County is ranked 128th highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3221 counties for total generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,337,153 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,688,162 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    219,767 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,468,395 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    87.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    679,100,533 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,823.83 kg

Shelby, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Shelby home are billed a residential electricity price of 11.19 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the state and the United States average prices of 11.73 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Solar fields in the city produce 8,313 megawatt hours, which is 100.36% of the city's electricity generation. There has been a 3.73% increase in the usage of renewable fuel sources (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Shelby within the previous 12 months. It's great to see these fuels slowly replace fossil fuels such as coal or natural gas.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,977.41 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 87,176,915.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel used in Shelby is Solar. They generate 8,313 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Shelby has 5 electricity generation plants, which is the highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shelby

Shelby residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.095/kWh$159.64/mo.$75.72/mo.
220th11.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shelby
195th$114.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shelby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shelby, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Shelby UtilitiesBUNDLED11.36103.8170,351.287,991,307.45
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.231,53522,801,9452,333,957,852
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Zips with electric coverage in Shelby, North Carolina include: 28150, 28086, 28152

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Kings Mountain, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Kings Mountain home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the state and the United States average prices of 11.73 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city ranks 62nd out of 777 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types with a total of 3,266 megawatt hours generated. About 0.11% of the city's electricity generation comes from solar energy.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,854.92 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 54,093,502.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel used in Kings Mountain is Natural Gas. They generate 3,093,051 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Kings Mountain has 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 7th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kings Mountain

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$156.94/mo.$77.36/mo.
138th10.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kings Mountain
11th$102.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kings Mountain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Kings Mountain UtilitiesBUNDLED10.4094.9947,087.744,896,976.96
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED10.98125.59936,601102,816,872

Zips with electric coverage in Kings Mountain, North Carolina include: 28150, 28086, 28016, 28073

Boiling Springs, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Boiling Springs home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the state and the United States average prices of 11.73 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $126.49, while the Boiling Springs average is 16.02% lower at $106.23 per month. This is the 16th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Selling an estimated 16,869.15 megawatt hours each year, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 18,883,300.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boiling Springs

Boiling Springs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
2nd10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boiling Springs
16th$106.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boiling Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boiling Springs, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852

Electricity Production in Cleveland County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Cleveland County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
James E. Rogers Energy ComplexDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Natural Gas 4,468,200.012,785,410,233.07623.39
Kings Mountain Energy CenterNTE Carolinas, LLC (100.00%)
Kings Mountain NC Natural Gas 3,093,0511,118,799,336.06361.71
Cleveland Cnty Generating FacilitySouthern Company (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Natural Gas 907,174508,233,789.58560.24
Broad River Solar, LLCBroad River Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 74,055
AyrshireCD Global Solar Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 36,252
Hutchinson FarmHutchinson Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 9,770
Roper Farm, LLCRoper Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 9,727
Waco FarmWaco Farm LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 8,673
SID Solar I, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 8,257
Sophie SolarSophie Solar LLC (100.00%)
Mooresboro NC Solar 7,842
Belwood FarmKenwood Creek Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Belwood NC Solar 6,739
Dixon Dairy Road SolarPalmetto Power Management LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 6,685
Beetle SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 6,457
Audrey SolarAudrey Solar LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 5,609
Cleveland County NC Solar 5,352
231 Dixon 74 Solar I, LLC231 Dixon 74 Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,976
Lux Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,971
Innovative Solar 23SRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,597
County Home Solar Center, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Cleveland County NC Solar 3,486
Neisler Street SolarNeisler Street Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Shelby NC Solar 3,404

Cleveland County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 6,823.83 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 679,100,533.06 kilograms, which is the 498th worst total amount of pollution for a county in the United States. Natural Gas makes up 83.89% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Cleveland County. Coal and Solar have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Coal is used to make 13.47% of electricity production and Solar makes up 2.53% of total production in the county. Cleveland County is home to 28 electricity producing plants, which is 4th most in North Carolina.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
83.89%
COAL
Coal
Coal
13.47%
SOLAR
Solar
2.53%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.11%

Cleveland County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 5 electric suppliers in Cleveland County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and North Carolina has decent laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Cleveland County is 4.67%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Rutherford Electric, and Duke Energy Progress. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Cleveland County receiving a rank of 1590th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cleveland County:

  • Belwood, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.41%
    • Rutherford Electric: 49.59%
  • Boiling Springs, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Casar, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Rutherford Electric: 50.00%
  • Earl, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Fallston, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Grover, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Kings Mountain, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 48.51%
    • City of Kings Mountain Utilities: 44.52%
    • Rutherford Electric: 6.97%
  • Kingstown, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Lattimore, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Lawndale, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Patterson Springs, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Polkville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Shelby, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 34.20%
    • City of Shelby Utilities: 31.60%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 34.20%
  • Waco, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

Cleveland County, North Carolina is home to 28 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity provider in Cleveland County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Cleveland County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas63,086
2City of Shelby Utilities8,503
3Rutherford Electric5,063
4City of Kings Mountain Utilities4,227
5Duke Energy Progress1,300

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-24