Edgecombe County, North Carolina Electric Profile

With 51,472 citizens living within the county and 436,703 megawatt hours produced each year, Edgecombe County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 8.48 megawatt hours. This is the 970th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Residents of the county deal with an average of 1.16 electrical outages a year, with an average of 127.95 minutes per outage.

Edgecombe County has a population of 51,472 residents.

Edgecombe County comes in as the 2032nd worst pollution level from electricity use in the country and 71st highest in North Carolina, emitting 73,417,705.06 kilograms of CO2 gases.

With 436,703 megawatt produced from solar power and 51,472 residents in Edgecombe County, the county averages 8.48 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 61st out of 3220 counties in the United States.

Edgecombe County is ranked 87th out of 100 for worst polluting county in North Carolina based on emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    658,156 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    436,703 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    436,703 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.48 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    73,417,705 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,426.36 kg

Tarboro, NC Electric Overview

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Tarboro's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.03 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this rate is above both the state and the United States average rates of 11.43 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $123.71 per month, while the North Carolina average is $121.21. Customers in the city pay 2.06% more compared to other citizens in North Carolina. Town of Tarboro Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Tarboro emits 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 127th worst polluting city out of 739 cities in the state. A total of 46,270,183.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tarboro

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.099/kWh$171.58/mo.$82.49/mo.
736th17.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tarboro
332nd$123.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tarboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tarboro, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.631,659,572189,027,070
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000
MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED39.15122.06890.32348,596.88
Pinetops, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.67130.276,669.05978,577.44

Sharpsburg, NC Electric Overview

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On average, Sharpsburg's inhabitants spend 12.80 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 11.94% more than North Carolina's average price of 11.43 cents. Selling 13,207.31 megawatt hours a year, Rocky Mount Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Sharpsburg average is 1.57% more at $122.13 per month.

Sharpsburg emits 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 23rd highest polluting city out of 739 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 9,042,079.82 kilograms, which is the 296th worst total amount of pollution for any city in North Carolina. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg 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.
622nd12.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sharpsburg
311th$122.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sharpsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sharpsburg, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Lucama, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.19116.5614,653.271,492,456.39
MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED39.15122.06890.32348,596.88
Pinetops, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.67130.276,669.05978,577.44
Rocky Mount UtilitiesBUNDLED12.09121.96299,04436,145,000

Princeville, NC Electric Overview

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Princeville's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 16.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 47.74% more than North Carolina's average price of 11.43 cents and 25.57% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. Town of Tarboro Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $124.5 per month, while the US average is $120.24.

Around 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 127th highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. With total emissions of 8,982,731.9 kilograms, the city ranks 298th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Because there is no electricity production occurring within the city, Princeville must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Princeville

Princeville 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.
735th16.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Princeville
380th$124.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Princeville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Princeville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000
MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED39.15122.06890.32348,596.88
Pinetops, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.67130.276,669.05978,577.44
Sharpsburg, NC UtilitiesBUNDLED12.08119.6912,467.441,506,669.99

Energy Production in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Conetoe II Solar, LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 153,190
Fern Solar LLCBayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 148,666
Harts Mill Solar, LLCPine Gate Renewables (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 97,454
Conetoe SolarConetoe Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 9,177
Leggett Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 9,075
Tarboro SolarTarboro Solar LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 8,024
Tolson SolarOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 4,918
Penny Hill SolarARE-RP Woodsdale, LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 3,630
QVC IncQVC Inc (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 2,569

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Edgecombe County average 1,426.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them as the 87th worst polluting county out of 100 counties in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 73,417,705.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 71st highest for total pollution in North Carolina. The county is home to 9 electricity generation plants, which is 251st most in the country and 495th highest when counting plants per resident. Edgecombe County's top fuel type consumed for electricity generation is Solar. They produce 436,703 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel.

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Net Metering

Edgecombe County has 2 out of 10 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and North Carolina has pretty good laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Edgecombe County that report energy loss. Together, these 5 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.02% of electricity produced. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the North Carolina average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1155th best in the nation and a state rank of 13th best out of 3220 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Edgecombe County:

  • Conetoe, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 16.67%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Leggett, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 16.67%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 16.67%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Macclesfield, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 20.00%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 20.00%
    • Wilson Energy: 20.00%
  • Pinetops, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 16.67%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Princeville, North Carolina:
    • Town of Tarboro Utilities: 11.97%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 16.40%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.40%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.40%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.40%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 6.02%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.40%
  • Sharpsburg, North Carolina:
    • Stantonsburg, North Carolina Electric Utility: 4.77%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 21.28%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 3.67%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 3.67%
    • Lucama, North Carolina Electric Utility: 4.76%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 21.28%
    • Wilson Energy: 21.28%
    • Rocky Mount Utilities: 19.28%
  • Speed, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 16.67%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 16.67%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Tarboro, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 2.07%
    • Town of Tarboro Utilities: 9.93%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 17.30%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 17.30%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 17.30%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 17.30%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 1.51%
    • Wilson Energy: 17.30%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Edgecombe County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity company in Edgecombe County, North Carolina by total revenue is Duke Energy Progress.

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

There are 9 active electricity plants located in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

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

Edgecombe County, North Carolina is home to 10 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-24