Lenoir County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lenoir County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Lenoir County's average residential electricity rate is 11.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.38% below the US average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lenoir County is ranked as the 943rd highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation with over 700,000 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.

Lenoir County is 38th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 181,387 megawatt hours produced from renewable sources.

At $134.2, the Lenoir County average monthly residential electric bill is 3.35% more than the national average bill.

Lenoir County uses non-renewable fuel types to generate 0.03 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 991st highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

Regrettably, within the last year, there has been a 13.24% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    740,628 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    182,971 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    181,387 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,584 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    170,674,821 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,096.31 kg

Kinston, NC Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Kinston home are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.84% above North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. This means the city is 613th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city has permitted a 13.24% rise in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source use in their power plants. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Kinston average is 2.92% higher at $133.65 per month.

Electricity consumption in Kinston results in 81,794,067.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 51st largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 15th 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 1,583.68 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kinston

Kinston 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.
613th12.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kinston
501st$133.65Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED13.10135.58122,47416,048,100
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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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 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.19% above North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. This means the city is 394th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Solar power usage for electricity generation in the city has increased by 301 megawatt hours a year during the previous year, which is a 3.56% increase from the previous year. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $126.49, while the Jackson Heights CDP average is 4.20% more at $131.8 per month. This is the 379th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in North Carolina.

Electricity consumption in Jackson Heights CDP results in 1,718,505.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 589th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. This total also equates to a ranking of 761st 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 8,747 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 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.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jackson Heights CDP
379th$131.8Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.19% above North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. This means the city is 394th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With a population of 572 residents, the city is the 546th largest city by population in North Carolina. The North Carolina average monthly residential electricity bill is $126.49, while the Deep Run CDP average is 4.20% higher at $131.8 per month. This is the 379th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Electricity consumption in Deep Run CDP results in 2,340,465.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 539th largest emissions amount of any city in the state. Averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 480th 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 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.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Deep Run CDP
379th$131.8Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

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 101,154
Crockett FarmCrockett Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 9,129
Kinston SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,994
Albemarle Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,845
Highland Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,840
Kinston Davis FarmKinston Davis Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Jackson Heights CDP NC Solar 8,747
Lenoir FarmLenoir Farm LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,394
Exum Farm Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,276
Lenoir Farm 2Lenoir Farm 2 LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 8,064
Scarlet SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 3,939
KinstonKinston Solar LLC (100.00%)
Lenoir County NC Solar 3,701
Lenoir County NC Solar 3,304
Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp.Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp (100.00%)
Kinston NC Distillate Fuel Oil 1,583.68851,065.5537.4

Lenoir County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 170,674,821.12 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 99.13% of Lenoir County's electricity is produced using Solar. Lenoir County has 13 power plants, which is 114th highest in the country.

SOLAR
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99.13%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.87%

Lenoir County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Lenoir County include Duke Energy Progress, Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (North Carolina), and Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation 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 4 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 4 suppliers is 4.08%. With a national average energy loss of 2.76%, Lenoir County is ranked as the 1092nd 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 6 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?

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-20