Guilford County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Guilford County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Guilford County enjoy an average rate that is 27.55% less at 10.48 cents per kilowatt hour.

Guilford County produces 37,485 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 55th out of 100 counties in North Carolina for total megawatt hours produced by solar power sources.

Guilford County produces 0.52% of their needed electricity and must purchase the additional 99.48% from other counties.

The largest electricity supplier in Guilford County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Guilford County is 1131st in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 37,485 megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel types.

Throughout the previous 12 months, Guilford County has had a 3.61% increase in production of electricity from solar power, up from 36,178 megawatt hours per year to 37,485 megawatt hours per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,272,980 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    37,614 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    37,485 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    129 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,203,535,985 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,070.83 kg

Greensboro, NC Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Greensboro are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 131st out of 777 cities in the state. With 100.00% of its electricity production coming from sustainable fuel types, the city ranks 2nd out of 777 cities in the state for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types. Production from renewable resources comes to 0 megawatt hours produced per resident in the city. This ranks them 70th out of 777 cities in the state.

Electricity consumption in Greensboro results in the release of 1,223,156,872.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 3rd highest in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 4,090.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 713th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Solar is the primary fuel in Greensboro, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Greensboro is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greensboro

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
131st10.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greensboro
150th$107.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greensboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greensboro, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.231,35122,801,9452,333,957,852
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.451,625,173185,884,000

Zips with electric coverage in Greensboro, North Carolina include: 27406, 27410, 27407, 27405, 27455, 27401, 27403, 27408, 27282, 27358, 27409 and 6 other zip code(s).

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High Point, NC Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in High Point are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 278th out of 777 cities in the state. The city produces over 0 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 80th largest total generation for any city in North Carolina. There has been a 17.27% rise in the use of non-renewable fuels in the city.

Electricity consumption in High Point results in the release of 466,803,716.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 9th highest in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 4,092.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 21st highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Distillate Fuel Oil is the primary fuel in High Point, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. High Point is home to 3 electricity plants, which is the 3rd highest number of plants within a city in North Carolina.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in High Point

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
278th11.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of High Point
174th$111.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for High Point Residents

Electric Companies With Service in High Point, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of High Point UtilitiesBUNDLED12.78116.45401,73351,323,000
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.451,625,173185,884,000

Zips with electric coverage in High Point, North Carolina include: 27410, 27284, 27407, 27265, 27360, 27262, 27260, 27263, 27282, 27409, 27235

Summerfield, NC Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Summerfield are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 2nd out of 777 cities in the state. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Summerfield average is 18.19% below at $106.23 per month. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity consumption in Summerfield results in the release of 44,808,455.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 88th highest in the state out of 777 cities. This total results in 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 109th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Summerfield

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
2nd10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Summerfield
16th$106.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Summerfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Summerfield, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852

Zips with electric coverage in Summerfield, North Carolina include: 27410, 27455, 27358, 27409

Electricity Production in Guilford County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Guilford County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Guilford County NC Solar 8,789
BethCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Guilford County NC Solar 8,163
CharlieCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Guilford County NC Solar 7,406
LotusCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Guilford County NC Solar 7,216
Big BoyCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Guilford County NC Solar 4,560
DE Solar 657 Brigham RdDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
Greensboro NC Solar 1,351
Eastside WWTP
High Point NC Distillate Fuel Oil 434306,925.87707.2
High Point NC Distillate Fuel Oil 129145,202.681,125.6
Ward WTP
High Point NC Distillate Fuel Oil 5545,338.8824.34

Guilford County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Guilford County results in the release of 2,203,535,984.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 149th highest in the nation out of 3221 counties and highest in the state out of 100 counties. Averaging 4,070.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 2020th highest for emissions per capita from electricity use. Approximately 99.66% of Guilford County's electricity is generated using Solar. There are 9 power plants in Guilford County, which is the 210th most plants in a county in the country.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.34%

Guilford County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Guilford County include Duke Energy Carolinas and Energy United Electric Member Corp Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and North Carolina has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Guilford County that report energy loss, including Duke Energy Carolinas, City of High Point Utilities, and Energy United Electric Member Corp. Combined, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.46% of electricity produced. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Guilford County receiving a rank of 1409th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Guilford County:

  • Gibsonville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Greensboro, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 96.51%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 3.49%
  • High Point, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.02%
    • City of High Point Utilities: 47.31%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 2.68%
  • Jamestown, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Oak Ridge, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 73.21%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 26.79%
  • Pleasant Garden, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Sedalia, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Summerfield, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Whitsett, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Guilford County, North Carolina?

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

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

There are 9 power plants located in Guilford County, North Carolina

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas89,433
2City of High Point Utilities39,976
3Energy United Electric Member Corp1,845

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

Guilford County, North Carolina is home to 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24