Craven County, NC: Electric Rates From 4 Providers

Craven County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Craven County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

At an average residential price of 13.75 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Craven County benefit from a 13.78% discount from the US average.

Regrettably, in the last year, there was a 18.64% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types in Craven County.

Craven County has seen year over year increase of 3.71% for electricity production using solar energy.

Craven County is the 20th highest generator of electricity of all 100 counties in the state, producing 545,690.64 megawatt hours.

Craven County produces 94.28% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 5.1 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Craven County ranks 838th in the nation out of 3230 counties for total production of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 31,196.58 of the county's 545,690.64 megawatt hours coming from those fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,281,779 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    545,691 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    514,494 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    31,197 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.41 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    571,715,951 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,667.62 kg

New Bern, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of New Bern, which is 0.09% higher than the average state price of 13.10 cents and 17.78% below the national average of 15.95 cents. The city ranks 62nd in North Carolina out of 777 cities for solar production per capita, with 0.43 megawatt hours per resident being produced. About 100.00% of the city's electricity production is from solar power.

New Bern has 3 electricity generation plants, which is the 6th most out of any city in North Carolina. Emissions in the city average 3,647.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, making them the 706th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total emissions amount of 113,286,880.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions. In New Bern, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Bern

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$180.35/mo.$80.69/mo.
359th13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Bern
317th$131.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Bern Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Bern, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of New Bern ElectricBUNDLED12.20124.7248,29230,299,400
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED13.94138.1815,686,255.092,186,977,563
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.84149.05236,55137,460,000

Havelock, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 13.05 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Havelock, which is 0.37% lower than the average state price of 13.10 cents and 18.16% below the national average of 15.95 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $130.76. This is 5.24% lower than the national average bill of $137.99. With an estimated 1,087 residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest supplier in the city.

The inhabitants of Havelock have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 66,319,864.98 kilograms, which is 58th highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 3,774.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 172nd highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Havelock

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$180.35/mo.$80.69/mo.
347th13.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Havelock
300th$130.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Havelock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Havelock, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carteret Craven Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.32116.35468,11652,996,000
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED13.94138.1815,686,255.092,186,977,563

Zips with electric coverage in Havelock, North Carolina include: 28560, 28532, 28533

James City CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 13.94 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of James City CDP, which is 6.43% higher than the average state price of 13.10 cents and 12.57% below the national average of 15.95 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $138.18. This is 0.14% higher than the national average bill of $137.99. With an estimated 546 residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest supplier in the city.

The inhabitants of James City CDP have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 20,303,617.17 kilograms, which is 151st highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 3,774.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 172nd highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in James City CDP

James City CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$180.35/mo.$80.69/mo.
566th13.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of James City CDP
395th$138.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for James City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in James City CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED13.94138.1815,686,255.092,186,977,563

Electricity Production in Craven County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Craven County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Craven County NC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 321,705315,668,798.2981.24
International Paper Co. - New Bern MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Craven County NC Black Liquour 195,142.7183,909,362.24429.99
New BernIndustrial Power Generating Company LLC (100.00%)
Craven County NC Landfill Gas 23,42214,402,535.37614.91
Grove SolarSol Systems (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 13,111
Andrew SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 9,063
Pecan Grove Solar, LLCCI-II Mitchell Holding LLC (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 8,825
New Bern FarmNew Bern Farm LLC (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 8,675
Porter SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 8,165
Plott Hound SolarTransAlta Corporation (100.00%)
New Bern NC Solar 7,535
Sweet Tea Solar, LLCTransAlta Corporation (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 6,391
TWE New Bern Solar Project, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
New Bern NC Solar 5,745

Craven County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Craven County, Wood/Wood Waste Solids makes up 32.47% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Black Liquour and Other Biomass Solids are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 30.20% and 15.10% of total electricity generation coming from each type, respectively. On average, the county's citizens emit 5,667.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 1059th highest polluting county in the US based on emissions per capita. A total of 571,715,951.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. There are 11 power plants in Craven County, which is the 30th highest number of plants in a county in North Carolina.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
32.47%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
30.20%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
Other Biomass Solids
Other Biomass Solids
15.10%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
12.37%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
5.56%
OTHER
Other
4.29%

Craven County, North Carolina Net Metering

Approximately 25.00% of the electric companies in Craven County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity providers in Craven County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.21% of electricity generated. The United States average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Craven County a rank of 2040th best in the United States out of 3230 counties.

Providers In Each City in Craven County:

  • Bridgeton, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Cove City, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Dover, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Grifton, North Carolina:
    • Greenville Utilities: 47.90%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 52.10%
  • Havelock, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 66.01%
    • Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative: 33.99%
  • New Bern, North Carolina:
    • City of New Bern Electric: 48.37%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.08%
    • Tideland EMC: 0.54%
  • River Bend, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Trent Woods, North Carolina:
    • City of New Bern Electric: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Vanceboro, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in Craven County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress44,331
2City of New Bern Electric23,911
3Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative8,460
4Tideland EMC751

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

Craven County, North Carolina is home to 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Craven County, North Carolina?

Craven County, North Carolina has 11 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06