Haywood County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Haywood County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Haywood County saw a 38.05% rise during the course of the most recent year.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Haywood County is 13.19 cents. This is approximately 8.77% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Haywood County generates 539,492 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. This ranks Haywood County 394th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the US for total renewable electricity production.

Haywood County has had a 21.40% drop during the course of the previous year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

1.75 megawatt hours of electricity per person are produced using coal in Haywood County. This is 5th highest out of 100 counties in North Carolina.

With 62,089 citizens living within the county and 709,364 megawatt hours produced a year, Haywood County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 11.42 megawatt hours. The city is 839th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    834,238 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    709,364 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    539,492 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    169,872 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    192,054,469 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,093.21 kg

Waynesville, NC Electricity Overview

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Waynesville has an average residential electricity rate of 12.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.96% more than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $120.14 per month. Waynesville, North Carolina Electricity Utility is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Waynesville average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 109th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Waynesville from electricity use is 41,490,068.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 94th highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 136,242.66 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Waynesville

Waynesville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
676th12.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Waynesville
235th$120.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Waynesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Waynesville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Haywood Electric MembershipBUNDLED14.83127.22264,62239,236,300
Waynesville, North Carolina Electricity UtilityBUNDLED12.29102.9423,580.352,897,878.25

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Canton, NC Electricity Overview

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Canton has an average residential electricity rate of 13.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.27% more than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. The city has a ranking of 6th out of 777 cities in the state for renewable energy generation per capita, with 34.77 megawatt hours being produced per person. The city ranks 2nd in the state out of 777 cities for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel types with a total of 153,734 megawatt hours produced.

Canton citizens average 6,395.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use. A total of 28,279,584.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. Around 45.39% of Canton's electricity is generated using Black Liquour. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Coal at 33.53% and Natural Gas at 17.62% of generation. Canton has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Canton

Canton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
714th13.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Canton
338th$129.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Canton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Canton, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Haywood Electric MembershipBUNDLED14.83127.22264,62239,236,300

Lake Junaluska CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Lake Junaluska CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.25% more than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 327 total residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Lake Junaluska CDP average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 22nd worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Lake Junaluska CDP from electricity use is 13,171,255.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 241st highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 43,251 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Junaluska CDP

Lake Junaluska CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
713th13.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Junaluska CDP
333rd$129.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Junaluska CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Junaluska CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Haywood Electric MembershipBUNDLED14.83127.22264,62239,236,300
Waynesville, North Carolina Electricity UtilityBUNDLED12.29102.9423,580.352,897,878.25

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Electricity Production in Haywood County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Haywood County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Haywood County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 383,474
Canton North CarolinaBlue Ridge Paper Products Inc (100.00%)
Canton NC Black Liquour 323,606154,026,587.44475.97
Innovative Solar 10Cypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Haywood County NC Solar 2,284

Haywood County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Haywood County citizens average 3,093.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 69th highest in the state out of 100 in this category. A total of 192,054,468.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 54.06% of electricity in Haywood County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. When combined with Black Liquour (20.70%) and Coal (15.29%), the three fuel types make up 90.06% of the production in the county. Haywood County has the 740th most power plants of any county in the nation, with 3 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
54.06%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
20.70%
COAL
Coal
Coal
15.29%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
8.04%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.97%
OTHER
Other
0.94%

Haywood County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Haywood County selling electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. North Carolina has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Haywood County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.83% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Haywood County a rank of 2416th best in the US out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Haywood County:

  • Canton, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.14%
    • Haywood Electric Membership: 49.86%
  • Clyde, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Haywood Electric Membership: 50.00%
  • Maggie Valley, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Haywood Electric Membership: 50.00%
  • Waynesville, North Carolina:
    • Haywood Electric Membership: 24.04%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 39.40%
    • Waynesville, North Carolina Electricity Utility: 36.57%

* 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 Haywood County, North Carolina?

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity company in Haywood County, North Carolina.

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

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

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Haywood County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress32,332
2Haywood Electric Membership12,641
3Waynesville, North Carolina Electricity Utility3,084

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-20