McDowell County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Residents of McDowell County are paying, on average, 18.50% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 10.96 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in McDowell County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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Emitting 193,965,965.46 kilograms of CO2 gases, McDowell County has the 50th worst pollution level due to electricity use out of 100 counties in North Carolina.

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McDowell County is the 56th most populated county in the state.

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Citizens of McDowell County consume enough electricity to release 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,494.55.

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There was a 0.88% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the past year in McDowell County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    585,067 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    193,965,965 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,239.14 kg

Marion, NC Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Marion home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.61% less than the average state rate of 11.43 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $119.8 per month, while the state average is $121.21. Patrons in Marion have a 1.17% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 589 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest vendor in the city.

Marion emits 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 127th worst polluting city out of 739 cities in the state. With total emissions of 33,209,401.46 kilograms, the city ranks 107th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 100,170.8 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Marion

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.096/kWh$162.05/mo.$91.46/mo.
112th11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Marion
265th$119.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Marion Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Marion, North Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED11.38131.03No DataIcon representing missing value.926,179105,428,211

West Marion CDP, NC Electric Overview

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West Marion CDP has an average residential electricity price of 11.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.60% less than the average North Carolina price of 11.43 cents and 18.06% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $119.84 per month, while the state average is $121.21. Patrons in West Marion CDP enjoy a 1.13% discount compared to the rest of the state. Duke Energy Carolinas has 149 total residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

West Marion CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 5,900,879.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

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 June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.096/kWh$162.07/mo.$91.58/mo.
114th11.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Marion CDP
266th$119.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Marion CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Marion CDP, North Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Rutherford ElectricBUNDLED11.38131.03No DataIcon representing missing value.926,179105,428,211

Old Fort, NC Electric Overview

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Old Fort's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.18% below North Carolina's average price of 11.43 cents and 19.41% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Old Fort average is 4.99% below at $114.24 per month.

Electricity use in Old Fort creates 4,256,093.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 424th most of any city in North Carolina. The city also ranks 23rd worst in North Carolina in pollution per resident, averaging 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 12,837.82 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Old Fort

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.095/kWh$159.64/mo.$75.72/mo.
63rd10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Old Fort
130th$114.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Old Fort Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Old Fort, North Carolina

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Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874

McDowell County, North Carolina Details

McDowell County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in McDowell County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. The state of North Carolina has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 4.67%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned McDowell County a rank of 1785th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Power Companies in McDowell County, North Carolina

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in McDowell County, North Carolina.

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

McDowell County, North Carolina has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

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1Duke Energy Carolinas44,686
2Duke Energy Progress21,146
3Rutherford Electric9,566

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16