Macon County, North Carolina Electric Profile
Macon County has had a 19.92% rise in the use of renewable fuels for electricity generation during the course of the last 12 months.
Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 293,618 megawatt hours, of Macon County’s total energy production.
Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in Macon County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.
Hydroelectric power accounts for 100.00% of the electricity produced in Macon County after a 19.92% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.
Macon County generates 293,618 megawatt hours from hydroelectric facilities in the past year, which gives them a rank of 157th out of 3220 counties in the US for total hydroelectric generation.
Macon County is the 67th most populated county in the state, with 35,858 citizens .
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Franklin, NC Electric Overview
Franklin has an average residential electricity rate of 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.39% above the average North Carolina price of 11.43 cents and 10.42% below the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $111.49 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count.
Franklin has zero electricity producing plants. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 16,871,766.38 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is the 191st highest in North Carolina out of 739 cities. The city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Franklin
Franklin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.
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Electric Companies With Service in Franklin, North Carolina
Highlands, NC Electric Overview
The average residential electricity rate for customers in Highlands is roughly 12.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.22% higher than the average state rate of 11.43 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas sells 16,825.98 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Highlands average is 4.24% less at $115.14 per month.
For every person in the city there are 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 23rd worst in North Carolina out of 739 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 4,934,355.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Highlands
Highlands residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.
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Electric Companies With Service in Highlands, North Carolina
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||City Production (MWh)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)|
|Duke Energy Carolinas||BUNDLED||10.23||104||22,037,414||2,254,897,047|
|Duke Energy Progress||BUNDLED||11.45||124.49||16,332,160||1,869,504,874|
|Haywood Electric Membership||BUNDLED||14.83||127.22||264,622||39,236,300|
|Highlands, North Carolina Electric Utility||BUNDLED||13.86||118.97||24,691.72||3,423,474.38|
Energy Production in Macon County, North Carolina
Power Plants in Macon County, North Carolina
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
NantahalaDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
|Macon County||NC||Conventional Hydroelectric||281,167|
Queens CreekDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
|Macon County||NC||Conventional Hydroelectric||6,292|
Franklin (NC)Northbrook Carolina Hydro II, LLC (100.00%)
|Macon County||NC||Conventional Hydroelectric||6,159|
Macon County, North Carolina Details
Macon County isp home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 785th most in the country and 914th highest when counting power plants per citizen. Coming in as the 77th worst out of 100 counties in the state, the county releases 54,664,465.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use a year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 1,524.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the county is the 86th highest polluting county in the state. Macon County's top fuel utilized for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county generates 293,618 megawatt hours from this fuel.
How many power plants are located in Macon County, North Carolina?
There are 3 electricity plants in Macon County, North Carolina
Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Macon County, North Carolina?
The largest electricity provider in Macon County, North Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Carolinas.
How many electric companies offer service in Macon County, North Carolina?
Macon County, North Carolina has 3 electricity companies operating in the area.