Craven County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Craven County generates 0.63 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 48th out of 100 counties in the state.

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In Craven County, 24,247.09 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuel sources. Craven County ranks 838th out of 3220 counties in the US for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

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With a population of 102,139 citizens, Craven County is the 27th largest county in the state and the 601st largest in the country.

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Craven County generates 8.69 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Craven County the 15th highest ranking county out of 100 counties for renewable generation per capita in North Carolina.

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Craven County has the 19th largest electricity generation in the state out of 100 counties, generating 912,221.59 megawatt hours.

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Craven County uses around 143.17% of the total amount of the electricity that it generates.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,306,018 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    912,222 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    887,974 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    24,247 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    832,813,286 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,153.72 kg

New Bern, NC Electric Overview

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New Bern has an average residential electricity rate of 13.01 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 13.79% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents, resulting in the city ranking 650th out of 739 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city's use of renewable energy sources for electricity generation amounts to 1.32 megawatt hours per capita. Roughly 48.44% of the city's electricity generation is from solar.

Electricity consumption in New Bern has byproducts of 126,521,743.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 31st most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 612th worst in the state in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. About 49.89% of electricity in New Bern comes from production using Landfill Gas. Secondary fuels used during electricity production include Solar at 48.44% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 1.67% of generation. New Bern has the 8th most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 3 total power plants. This is also the 128th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Bern

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
650th13.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Bern
481st$129.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Bern Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Bern, North Carolina

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City of New Bern ElectricBUNDLED12.04122.38No DataIcon representing missing value.236,90328,521,000
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

Havelock, NC Electric Overview

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Havelock's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.32 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 11.43 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Duke Energy Progress sells 21,326.37 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than any other supplier. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $121.21, while the Havelock average is 8.89% more at $131.99 per month. This is the 553rd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

On average, Havelock residents emit 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 23rd highest polluting city out of 739 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 85,147,311.44 kilograms, the city ranks 49th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Havelock

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
671st13.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Havelock
553rd$131.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Havelock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Havelock, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

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

James City CDP, NC Electric Overview

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James City CDP's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.84% more than the average state rate of 11.43 cents and 4.09% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. City of New Bern Electric sells 72,870.74 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The North Carolina average monthly residential power bill is $121.21, while the James City CDP average is 6.31% higher at $128.85 per month. This ranks the city 461st in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 127th highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. A total of 22,696,341.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 144th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, James City CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

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 July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
643rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of James City CDP
461st$128.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for James City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in James City CDP, North Carolina

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City of New Bern ElectricBUNDLED12.04122.38No DataIcon representing missing value.236,90328,521,000
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

Energy Production in Craven County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Craven County, North Carolina

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Craven County NC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 305,054296,890,507.2973.24No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
International Paper Co. - New Bern MillInternational Paper (100.00%)
Craven County NC Black Liquour 217,075.5995,396,783.94439.46No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
New BernIndustrial Power Generating Company LLC (100.00%)
New Bern NC Landfill Gas 20,66813,081,029.92632.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Grove SolarSol Systems (100.00%)
New Bern NC Solar 13,526No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Andrew SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 9,046No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Highland Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Grifton NC Solar 8,589No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
New Bern FarmStrata Solar Development, LLC (79.00%)CSI Project Holdco, LLC (21.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 8,174No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Porter SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Craven County NC Solar 7,780No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
TWE New Bern Solar Project, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
New Bern NC Solar 5,888No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Panda Solar NC 8, LLCPanda Solar NC 8, LLC (100.00%)
Dover NC Solar 3,193No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.9/2049

Craven County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, Craven County's primary fuel source is Wood/Wood Waste Solids, accounting for 412,404.22 megawatt hours, or 45.21% of generation in the county. Other Biomass Solids and Black Liquour are also important fuel sources in the county, with 21.67% and 21.21% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. Roughly 832,813,285.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in the county due to electricity use. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 8,153.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 613th highest county in the nation for CO2 pollution per capita. Craven County is home to 10 electricity producing plants, which is the 218th most plants within a county and the 813th highest amount of plants per person out of the nation's 3220 counties.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
45.21%
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Other Biomass Solids
Other Biomass Solids
Other Biomass Solids
21.67%
BLACK LIQUOUR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
21.21%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
7.06%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.58%
OTHER
Other
2.27%

Craven County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 3 companies in Craven County, only one of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Craven County is 6.13%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Duke Energy Progress, City of New Bern Electric, and Tideland EMC. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Craven County is ranked as the 2600th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Craven County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Craven County:

  • Bridgeton, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 46.20%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 46.20%
    • City of New Bern Electric: 7.61%
  • Cove City, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Dover, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 49.98%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.02%
  • Grifton, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.35%
    • Ayden Utilities: 16.35%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 17.62%
    • Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Corporation: 0.61%
    • Greenville Utilities: 16.35%
    • Winterville Utilities: 16.35%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.36%
  • Havelock, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • New Bern, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 37.93%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 37.93%
    • City of New Bern Electric: 24.13%
  • River Bend, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 37.79%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 39.44%
    • City of New Bern Electric: 22.77%
  • Trent Woods, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 33.95%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 35.01%
    • City of New Bern Electric: 31.04%
  • Vanceboro, North Carolina:
    • Tideland EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Craven County, North Carolina has 3 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

Craven County, North Carolina has 10 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in Craven County, North Carolina.

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

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1Duke Energy Progress34,048
2City of New Bern Electric22,387
3Tideland EMC4,941

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16