Davidson County, North Carolina Electric Profile

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Davidson County generates 8.08% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 91.92% from other counties.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Davidson County continues to improve with the reduction of non-renewable fuel type usage. The county has had a 251.85% reduction in the consumption of these fuel types for electricity generation over the past 12 months.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Davidson County uses non-renewable sources to produce -0 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 36th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Davidson County generates 173,262 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Davidson County 767th largest producing county in the country out of 3220 counties for total sustainable electricity generation.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Emitting 660,269,785.96 kilograms of CO2 gases, Davidson County has the 506th worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the United States and 19th worst in North Carolina.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Davidson County has a population of 167,609 residents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,143,162 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    173,221 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    173,262 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -41 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    660,269,786 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,939.35 kg

Thomasville, NC Electric Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Citizens living in Thomasville are paying an average residential electricity price of 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.82% more than the average North Carolina rate of 11.43 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $121.21, while the Thomasville average is 1.99% less at $118.8 per month. This ranks the city 225th in the state for average monthly bill total. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.91 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 54.53 minutes each. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Thomasville is the 37th worst ranked city in North Carolina out of 739 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 113,541,052.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Thomasville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.64/mo.$70.93/mo.
441st11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Thomasville
225th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Thomasville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Thomasville, North Carolina

ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Service TypeArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Rate (¢)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Average Bill ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.City Production (MWh)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Sales (MWh)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Revenues ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.
City of High Point UtilitiesBUNDLED12.78116.45No DataIcon representing missing value.401,73351,323,000
City of Lexington PowerBUNDLED12.69134.59No DataIcon representing missing value.218,29427,701,400
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.45No DataIcon representing missing value.1,625,173185,884,000

Lexington, NC Electric Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

On average, Lexington's residents purchase residential average priceelectricity for 11.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.19% above the average state price of 11.43 cents and 14.85% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $124.68 per month. The city has permitted a 36.36% rise in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel usage for electricity generation purposes.

Releasing 79,954,368.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Lexington is the 53rd worst out of 739 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 127th highest in North Carolina for emissions per resident. The city has the 8th highest electricity plants of any city in the state, with 3 total power plants. This is the 112th most plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lexington

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
257th11.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lexington
384th$124.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lexington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lexington, North Carolina

ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Service TypeArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Rate (¢)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Average Bill ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.City Production (MWh)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Sales (MWh)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Revenues ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.
City of Lexington PowerBUNDLED12.69134.59No DataIcon representing missing value.218,29427,701,400
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.45No DataIcon representing missing value.1,625,173185,884,000

Midway, NC Electric Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Midway has an average residential electricity rate of 11.45 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.17% more than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents. Customers in Midway deal with 0.91 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 54.53 minutes. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $124.67 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Patrons in Midway pay 3.68% more compared to the rest of the country.

Electricity consumption in Midway creates 20,517,424.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 153rd most of any city in North Carolina. Additionally, the city ranks 23rd worst in North Carolina in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Midway

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
253rd11.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Midway
381st$124.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Midway Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Midway, North Carolina

ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Service TypeArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Rate (¢)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Average Bill ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.City Production (MWh)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Sales (MWh)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Residential Revenues ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.
City of Lexington PowerBUNDLED12.69134.59No DataIcon representing missing value.218,29427,701,400
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.45No DataIcon representing missing value.1,625,173185,884,000

Zips with electric coverage in Midway, North Carolina include: 27107, 27127, 27295

Energy Production in Davidson County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Davidson County, North Carolina

PlantArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.City/CountyArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.StateArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Primary Fuel TypeArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Production (MWh)Arrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.Emission (kg)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Emissions per MWhArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Toxic Chemical ReleaseArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Closing DateArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.
High Rock HydroCube Hydro Carolinas Yadkin (100.00%)
Davidson County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 160,378No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Davidson Gas Producers LLCDTE Energy (100.00%)
Davidson County NC Landfill Gas 12,8847,117,344.16552.42No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Davidson County NC Distillate Fuel Oil 6451,561.77805.65No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lexington NC Distillate Fuel Oil -383,704.15-97.48No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lexington NC Distillate Fuel Oil -677,186.05-107.25No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Davidson County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Davidson County results in the release of 660,269,785.96 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 506th highest in the country out of 3220 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 3,939.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Davidson County is the 48th highest polluting county in North Carolina. The county is home to 5 electricity plants, which is the 49th highest number of plants within a county in North Carolina and the 74th highest rate of plants per citizen out of the state's 3220 counties.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
92.59%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
7.44%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.02%

Davidson County, North Carolina Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electricity providers in Davidson County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and North Carolina has decent laws for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in Davidson County that report energy loss, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Energy United Electric Member Corp, and City of Lexington Power. Combined, these 4 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.69% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1800th best in the nation and a state rank of 41st best out of 3220 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Davidson County:

  • Denton, North Carolina:
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
    • City of Lexington Power: 33.33%
  • Lexington, North Carolina:
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
    • City of Lexington Power: 33.33%
  • Midway, North Carolina:
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 33.38%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.38%
    • City of Lexington Power: 33.25%
  • Thomasville, North Carolina:
    • City of High Point Utilities: 31.62%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 0.56%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 2.88%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 32.75%
    • City of Lexington Power: 32.19%
  • Wallburg, North Carolina:
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 33.35%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.35%
    • City of Lexington Power: 33.29%

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

FAQ

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

Davidson County, North Carolina has 5 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.County CustomersArrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.
1Duke Energy Carolinas56,855
2Energy United Electric Member Corp20,303
3City of Lexington Power19,283
4City of High Point Utilities10,905

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

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

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

Davidson County, North Carolina has 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16