Craven County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Craven County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Craven County produces 53,185 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 47th out of 100 counties in the state for total megawatt hours generated by solar power sources.

Craven County is ranked 661st in the US out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 4.6 megawatt hours per person per year.

Duke Energy Progress is the largest provider in Craven County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Craven County produces 5.19% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.25 megawatt hours per citizen and places Craven County as the 817th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

Residents of Craven County are paying, on average, 15.59% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 12.21 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Craven County has the 24th largest electricity generation in the state out of 100 counties, producing 488,299.77 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,353,290 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    488,300 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    462,979 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    25,320 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    603,746,958 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,994.31 kg

New Bern, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 12.03 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of New Bern, which is 2.56% higher than the average state price of 11.73 cents and 16.81% below the national average of 14.46 cents. The city generates over 0 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 60th largest total generation for any city in North Carolina. About 100.00% of the city's electricity production is from solar power.

New Bern has one electricity generation plant. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,033.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 126,223,050.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 33rd highest for total pollution in North Carolina. For the purpose of electricity production, New Bern's primary fuel source is Solar, making up 100.00%, or 5,947 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Bern

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
510th12.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Bern
306th$127.29Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED12.04122.38236,90328,521,000
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48225,07234,181,000

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Havelock, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.85 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Havelock, which is 1.02% higher than the average state price of 11.73 cents and 18.06% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $126.44. This is 2.63% lower than the national average bill of $129.86. With an estimated 1,052 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 68,008,522.78 kilograms, which is 63rd highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 22nd 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
369th11.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Havelock
297th$126.44Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.58116.02447,81151,863,900
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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James City CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of James City CDP, which is 2.19% higher than the average state price of 11.73 cents and 17.11% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $131.8. This is 1.50% higher than the national average bill of $129.86. With an estimated 528 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 21,649,304.74 kilograms, which is 153rd highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 480th 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
503rd11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of James City CDP
379th$131.8Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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 287,171311,787,541.81,085.72
International Paper Co. - New Bern MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Craven County NC Black Liquour 203,367.7788,718,355.06436.25
Grove SolarSol Systems (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 13,236
Pecan Grove Solar, LLCCI-II Mitchell Holding LLC (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 9,502
Andrew SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 9,173
New Bern FarmNew Bern Farm LLC (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 7,886
Porter SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 7,441
TWE New Bern Solar Project, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
New Bern NC Solar 5,947
Sweet Tea Solar, LLC
Craven County NC Solar 5,189

Craven County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Craven County, Black Liquour makes up 36.46% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Other Biomass Solids are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 35.62% and 11.84% of total electricity generation coming from each type, respectively. On average, the county's citizens emit 5,994.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 1064th highest polluting county in the US based on emissions per capita. A total of 603,746,958.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. There are 9 power plants in Craven County, which is the 30th highest number of plants in a county in North Carolina.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
36.46%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
35.62%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
Other Biomass Solids
Other Biomass Solids
11.84%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
10.89%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
5.19%

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 5.93% of electricity generated. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Craven County a rank of 2461st best in the United States out of 3221 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:
    • Tideland EMC: 0.54%
    • City of New Bern Electric: 48.37%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.08%
  • River Bend, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Trent Woods, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • City of New Bern Electric: 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 Progress42,869
2City of New Bern Electric23,011
3Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative8,304
4Tideland EMC743

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 9 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-20