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Lenoir County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lenoir County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Power facilities in Lenoir County experienced a 5.07% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel sources in the past 12 months.

Residents of the county experience an average of 1.06 power outages per year, with an average of 100.16 minutes per outage.

Lenoir County residents have an average residential monthly electricity expense of $153.37, which is 11.20% higher than the national average bill of $137.93.

Lenoir County uses non-renewable fuel sources to produce 0.03 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 25th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in Lenoir County rose by 1.61% last year.

At an average residential rate of 14.65 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Lenoir County enjoy a 8.87% discount from the US average price.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    707,064 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.78 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    180,953 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    179,289 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,664 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.27 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    159,102,372 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,874.79 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Kinston

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Kinston Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

17.89¢ per kWh

  • 4.91% higher than last month
  • 26.67% higher than March last year
  • 7.85% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 5.1% higher than the US average
  • 483rd in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 25 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 197 since March last year
  • 24,683rd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,849 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 9,781 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.18¢ per kWh

  • 2.11% higher than last month
  • 13.29% higher than March last year
  • 6.84% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 8.55% lower than the US average
  • 683rd in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 17,615th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 979 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,554 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$142.86 per month

  • 17.19% lower than last month
  • 9.83% higher than March last year
  • 5.63% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 18.74% higher than the US average
  • 397th in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 51 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 195 since March last year
  • 25,245th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,249 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,604 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$151.99 per month

  • 0.71% higher than last month
  • 9.74% higher than March last year
  • 6.9% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 12.54% higher than the US average
  • 589th in the state out of 772 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 22 since March last year
  • 23,191st in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,130 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,680 since March last year

Kinston, NC Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Kinston home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 15.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.46% above North Carolina's average price of 13.62 cents. This means the city is 683rd out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city has permitted a 5.07% rise in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source use in their power plants. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Kinston average is 10.20% higher at $151.99 per month.

Electricity consumption in Kinston results in 76,800,403.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 49th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 14th highest in North Carolina for emissions per person. There is one electricity producing plant in the city. When it comes to electricity production, Kinston's main fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 1,664.04 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kinston

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.179/kWh$0.109/kWh$194.07/mo.$92.43/mo.
683rd15.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kinston
589th$151.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kinston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kinston, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Kinston ElectricBUNDLED15.27155.23121,359.4318,530,806.89
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.86148.9415,997,876.862,377,625,054

Jackson Heights CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Jackson Heights CDP home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.04% above North Carolina's average price of 13.62 cents. This means the city is 618th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city produces approximately 10.38 megawatt hours per resident per year from power generating plants within its city limits, which ranks them as the 22nd highest generating city out of 777 cities in the state. The city produces 10.38 megawatt hours per citizen from solar energy, which is 17th out of 777 cities in the state.

Electricity consumption in Jackson Heights CDP results in 604,099.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 708th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 757th highest in North Carolina for emissions per person. There is one electricity producing plant in the city. When it comes to electricity production, Jackson Heights CDP's main fuel source is Solar, accounting for 8,710 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jackson Heights CDP

Jackson Heights CDP residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.096/kWh$192.59/mo.$80.69/mo.
618th14.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jackson Heights CDP
533rd$148.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jackson Heights CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jackson Heights CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.86148.9415,997,876.862,377,625,054

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Deep Run CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Deep Run CDP home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.01% above North Carolina's average price of 13.62 cents. This means the city is 390th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Deep Run CDP has 614 residents, which is the 550th most populated city in the state. Duke Energy Progress has an estimated 172 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Deep Run CDP results in 2,358,893.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 536th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 3,841.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 187th highest in North Carolina for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Deep Run CDP

Deep Run CDP residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.180/kWh$0.097/kWh$194.66/mo.$83.31/mo.
390th14.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Deep Run CDP
618th$154.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Deep Run CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Deep Run CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.86148.9415,997,876.862,377,625,054
Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (North Carolina)BUNDLED13.45167.89328,941.3344,249,400.76

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Electricity Production in Lenoir County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Lenoir County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Innovative Solar 54John Laing US Solar Corp. (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 98,999
Exum Farm Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 9,378
Crockett FarmCrockett Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 9,241
Highland Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 9,040
Kinston SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,843
Kinston Davis FarmKinston Davis Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Jackson Heights CDP NC Solar 8,710
Lenoir FarmLenoir Farm LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,452
Lenoir Farm 2Lenoir Farm 2 LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,282
Albemarle Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 7,504
Scarlet SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 3,938
KinstonKinston Solar LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 3,767
Lenoir County NC Solar 3,135
Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp.Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp (100.00%)
Kinston NC Distillate Fuel Oil 1,664.04894,181.81537.36

Lenoir County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 159,102,372.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Lenoir County because of electricity consumption each year. This total also results in a ranking of 68th highest in North Carolina for pollution per person. Roughly 99.08% of Lenoir County's electricity is produced using Solar. Lenoir County has 13 power plants, which is 172nd highest in the country.

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99.08%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.92%

Lenoir County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Lenoir County include Duke Energy Progress and Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (North Carolina) The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Lenoir County has 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 3 suppliers is 3.50%. With a national average energy loss of 2.87%, Lenoir County is ranked as the 549th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity company in Lenoir County, North Carolina.

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

There are 5 electricity companies offering service in Lenoir County, North Carolina.

How many power plants are in Lenoir County, North Carolina?

Lenoir County, North Carolina is home to 13 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-05-30