Edgecombe County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Overview

Residents in Edgecombe County, on average, pay $145.76 per month for residential electricity, compared to the North Carolina average of $122.55.

Residents of Edgecombe County consume enough electricity to release 231.43 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,483.41.

At an average residential rate of 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Edgecombe County benefit from a 7.76% discount from the national average price.

Edgecombe County generates 94.33% of their needed electricity and must import the remaining 5.67% from nearby counties.

Edgecombe County is the 24th highest producer of solar energy by megawatt hours produced in the United States.

Edgecombe County is home to 48,900 citizens and its power generation plants generate 609,160 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 12.46 megawatt hours per capita per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    645,796 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.21 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    609,160 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    609,160 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    11,316,773 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    231.43 kg

Tarboro, NC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.67 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Tarboro, which is 9.31% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.59 cents and 9.46% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 6,158 residential customers, Town of Tarboro Utilities is the largest vendor in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Tarboro average is 8.05% higher at $133.83 per month.

Emitting 43,735,689.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Tarboro ranks 89th highest out of 777 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,079.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tarboro

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.100/kWh$177.64/mo.$83.77/mo.
646th12.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tarboro
506th$133.83Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED11.51146.061,613,242185,699,542
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.81128.7116,498,0421,947,859,550
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000
Town of Tarboro UtilitiesBUNDLED12.04107.9456,9276,856,000

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Sharpsburg, NC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.86 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Sharpsburg, which is 2.36% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.59 cents and 15.22% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Sharpsburg, NC Utilities sells an estimated 15,806.54 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. The average residential power bill for a consumer in the city is $124.96 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in the city are stuck with a 0.88% markup compared to other residents in the nation.

Emitting 6,922,811.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Sharpsburg ranks 336th highest out of 777 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,079.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within 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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
486th11.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sharpsburg
293rd$124.96Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.81128.7116,498,0421,947,859,550
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000
Sharpsburg, NC UtilitiesBUNDLED12.08119.6912,467.441,506,669.99
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.59124.73395,64445,836,400

Zips with electric coverage in Sharpsburg, North Carolina include: 27801, 27803, 27878

Princeville, NC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Princeville, which is 11.60% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.59 cents and 7.57% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 29 residential customers, Dominion Energy is the largest vendor in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Princeville average is 21.80% higher at $150.86 per month.

Emitting 5,115,619.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Princeville ranks 399th highest out of 777 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,079.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Princeville

Princeville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.101/kWh$218.82/mo.$92.49/mo.
705th12.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Princeville
739th$150.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Princeville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Princeville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.51146.061,613,242185,699,542
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.81128.7116,498,0421,947,859,550
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000

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
Fern Solar LLCBayWa r.e. Solar Projects LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 236,787
Harts Mill Solar, LLCPine Gate Renewables (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 189,041
Conetoe II Solar, LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 152,900
Leggett Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 9,115
Conetoe SolarConetoe Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 8,551
Tarboro SolarTarboro Solar LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 7,692
Tolson SolarOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Edgecombe County NC Solar 5,074

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 89th worst ranked county out of 100 counties in North Carolina, Edgecombe County emits 11,316,773.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 231.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 2833rd worst in the country in this category. Solar is the primary fuel in Edgecombe County, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Edgecombe County has the 41st most electricity generation plants of any county in North Carolina, with 7 total power plants.

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Edgecombe County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 8 companies in Edgecombe County providing electricity. Of those 8, 25.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of North Carolina have pretty good net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Edgecombe County that report energy loss, including Duke Energy Progress, Edgecombe Martin EMC, and Town of Tarboro Utilities. Together, these 4 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.12% of electricity generated. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Edgecombe County is ranked as the 1130th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Edgecombe County:

  • Conetoe, North Carolina:
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 50.00%
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
  • Leggett, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 50.00%
  • Macclesfield, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.37%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 33.37%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 33.27%
  • Pinetops, North Carolina:
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 33.30%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.35%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 33.35%
  • Princeville, North Carolina:
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 49.89%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 14.92%
    • Dominion Energy: 35.19%
  • Sharpsburg, North Carolina:
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 1.55%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 32.93%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 32.59%
    • Wilson Energy: 32.93%
  • Speed, North Carolina:
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 50.00%
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
  • Tarboro, North Carolina:
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 32.68%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 29.31%
    • Town of Tarboro Utilities: 31.44%
    • Dominion Energy: 6.58%

* 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 Edgecombe County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity provider in Edgecombe County, North Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Progress.

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

There are 8 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

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

There are 7 electricity plants in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

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

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-04