Gates County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Gates County is home to 11,562 residents and its power generation facilities generate 28,135 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 2.43 megawatt hours per capita.

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Throughout the previous 12 months, Gates County saw a 0.23% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

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Gates County ranks 27th in the state out of 100 counties for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 2.43 megawatt hours produced per person.

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At $164.95, the average monthly residential electric bill in Gates County is 36.09% above the North Carolina average bill and 37.19% more than the US average.

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Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 28,135 megawatt hours, of Gates County’s total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 74th in the state for total megawatt hours from renewable fuel sources.

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Gates County has the 78th highest electricity production of all 100 counties in North Carolina, producing 28,135 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    147,840 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    28,135 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    28,135 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.43 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    39,685,372 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,432.4 kg

Sunbury CDP, NC Electric Overview

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Sunbury CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.04 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 22.80% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents, resulting in the city ranking 710th out of 739 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Sunbury CDP has the 642nd largest population in the state, with 300 residents living within its borders. Customers in Sunbury CDP are faced with 1.16 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes.

Sunbury CDP 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 North Carolina based on emissions per capita. A total of 1,271,741.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 612th highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sunbury CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.100/kWh$242.45/mo.$97.50/mo.
710th14.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sunbury CDP
731st$167.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sunbury CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sunbury CDP, North Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1,659,572189,027,070
Roanoke Electric CooperativeBUNDLED16.70186.44No DataIcon representing missing value.162,02927,060,000

Gatesville, NC Electric Overview

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Gatesville's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.05 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.43 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $168.03 per month, while the North Carolina average is $121.21. With 12 residential customers, Dominion Energy is the largest provider in the city.

On average, Gatesville residents emit 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 127th highest polluting city out of 739 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 1,165,762.75 kilograms, the city ranks 619th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gatesville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.100/kWh$242.45/mo.$97.50/mo.
711th14.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gatesville
732nd$168.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gatesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gatesville, North Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1,659,572189,027,070
Roanoke Electric CooperativeBUNDLED16.70186.44No DataIcon representing missing value.162,02927,060,000

Energy Production in Gates County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Gates County, North Carolina

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SoINCPower6, LLCSolNCPower6, LLC (100.00%)
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Sugar Run SolarSugar Run Solar, LLC (100.00%)
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Gates Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
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Gates County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Gates County is the 82nd highest ranked county in the state out of 100 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the county emitting 39,685,371.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,432.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 2278th highest county in the country for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has the 785th highest power plants of any county in the United States, with 3 total power plants. This translates to the 322nd most power plants per resident in the US. In Gates County, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

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Gates County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Gates County include Dominion Energy and Roanoke Electric Cooperative At the state level, North Carolina is known for pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Gates County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 6.64% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 3.99%, Gates County is the 87th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Gates County, North Carolina

FAQ

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

Gates County, North Carolina has 2 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

Gates County, North Carolina has 3 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Gates County, North Carolina.

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

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1Dominion Energy9,756
2Roanoke Electric Cooperative2,454

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