McDowell County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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McDowell County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Residents of McDowell County are paying, on average, 27.29% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 10.51 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

McDowell County ranks 56th out of 100 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its residents consuming over 500,000 megawatt hours.

McDowell County has no electricity generation sources and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, McDowell County experienced a 3.64% decrease within the last year.

McDowell County emitted 182,400,813.93 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes them the 51st worst polluting county out of 100 counties in North Carolina.

McDowell County is the 25th worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    598,957 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    182,400,814 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,091.72 kg

Marion, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Marion's residential electricity rate is 10.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.58% lower than the average North Carolina price of 11.73 cents and 26.66% lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The North Carolina average monthly residential power bill is $126.49, while the Marion average is 8.37% less at $115.9 per month. This is the 205th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in North Carolina.

Marion has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 480th worst polluter in the state out of 777 cities. Total emissions in the city are 31,575,823.97 kilograms, which is the 117th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marion

Marion residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.094/kWh$161.21/mo.$91.27/mo.
153rd10.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marion
205th$115.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marion Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marion, 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
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED10.98125.59936,601102,816,872

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Nebo CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Nebo CDP's residential electricity rate is 10.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.57% lower than the average North Carolina price of 11.73 cents and 26.65% lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The North Carolina average monthly residential power bill is $126.49, while the Nebo CDP average is 8.36% less at $115.91 per month. This is the 206th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in North Carolina.

Nebo CDP has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 22nd worst polluter in the state out of 777 cities. Total emissions in the city are 7,324,183.61 kilograms, which is the 331st worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nebo CDP

Nebo CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.094/kWh$161.22/mo.$91.28/mo.
154th10.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nebo CDP
206th$115.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nebo CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nebo CDP, 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
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED10.98125.59936,601102,816,872

West Marion CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, West Marion CDP's residential electricity rate is 10.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.57% lower than the average North Carolina price of 11.73 cents and 26.65% lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The North Carolina average monthly residential power bill is $126.49, while the West Marion CDP average is 8.36% less at $115.91 per month. This is the 206th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in North Carolina.

West Marion CDP has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 480th worst polluter in the state out of 777 cities. Total emissions in the city are 5,016,452.01 kilograms, which is the 402nd worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Marion CDP

West Marion CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.094/kWh$161.22/mo.$91.28/mo.
154th10.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Marion CDP
206th$115.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Marion CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Marion CDP, 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
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED10.98125.59936,601102,816,872

McDowell County, North Carolina Details

McDowell County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 2 electric suppliers in McDowell County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

McDowell County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.22% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 2020th best in the country and a state rank of 68th best out of 3221 and 100 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in McDowell County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in McDowell County:

  • Marion, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.08%
    • Rutherford Electric: 49.92%
  • Old Fort, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in McDowell County, North Carolina?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas60,251
2Rutherford Electric11,794

What electricity company is the largest supplier in McDowell County, North Carolina?

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

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in McDowell County, North Carolina.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-21