Mecklenburg County, NC: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

The 19,538,621 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable energy ranks Mecklenburg County at 19th in the US out of 3230 counties in non-renewable energy generation.

At an average residential price of 12.99 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Mecklenburg County benefit from a 19.44% discount from the national average price.

At $129.92, the Mecklenburg County average monthly residential electricity bill is 5.87% lower than the nationwide average bill.

During the course of the most recent year, Mecklenburg County has seen a 664.32 kilogram (62.74%) rise in CO2 pollution due to electricity use.

Mecklenburg County's 2.80% rise in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation throughout the past 12 months is an unfortunate trend.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has dropped by 30.00% in the past 12 months in Mecklenburg County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    14,660,722 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    19,540,068 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,447 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    19,538,621 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,723 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    0 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Charlotte

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Charlotte Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.72¢ per kWh

  • 1.35% lower than last month
  • 24.26% higher than April last year
  • 1.75% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 12.97% lower than the US average
  • 272nd in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 108 since April last year
  • 14,824th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,010 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 9,377 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.9¢ per kWh

  • 1.89% higher than last month
  • 16.9% higher than April last year
  • 6.06% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 20.01% lower than the US average
  • 170th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since April last year
  • 7,000th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 488 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,269 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$110.39 per month

  • 7.32% lower than last month
  • 26.72% higher than April last year
  • 3.19% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 2.09% lower than the US average
  • 236th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 27 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 62 since April last year
  • 17,578th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 668 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 10,734 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$123.23 per month

  • 1.6% higher than last month
  • 12.74% higher than April last year
  • 10.44% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 9.44% lower than the US average
  • 180th in the state out of 770 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since April last year
  • 11,267th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 734 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,453 since April last year

Charlotte, NC Electricity Overview

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Charlotte's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 6.06% lower than North Carolina's average rate of 13.73 cents, ranking the city at 170th best for average electricity rate out of 777 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas has an estimated 57,577 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $123.23 per month, while the nationwide average is $138.02.

Charlotte emits 3,881.71 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 46th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,484,685,478.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city highest for total pollution in North Carolina. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Charlotte

Charlotte residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.093/kWh$170.31/mo.$70.76/mo.
170th12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Charlotte
180th$123.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Charlotte Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Charlotte, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED12.71123.2821,984,374.072,793,901,351

Zips with electric coverage in Charlotte, North Carolina include: 28269, 28277, 28078, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28205, 28210, 28212, 28213, 28105 and 20 other zip code(s).

Huntersville, NC Electricity Overview

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Huntersville's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.26% more than North Carolina's average rate of 13.73 cents. This ranks the city 437th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Huntersville Utilities sells an estimated 254,557.92 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $128.52 per month, while the North Carolina average is $139.09.

Huntersville emits 3,881.71 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 46th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 233,546,747.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 17th highest for total pollution in North Carolina. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Huntersville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.105/kWh$160.76/mo.$80.62/mo.
437th15.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Huntersville
238th$128.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Huntersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Huntersville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Huntersville UtilitiesBUNDLED14.86128.5276,400.5911,353,593.15

Zips with electric coverage in Huntersville, North Carolina include: 28027, 28078, 28216, 28031

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Cornelius, NC Electricity Overview

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Cornelius' residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 14.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.01% more than North Carolina's average rate of 13.73 cents. This ranks the city 347th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The city has experienced a 15.09% decrease in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel source use for electric purposes. The North Carolina average monthly residential electric bill is $139.09, while the Cornelius average is 25.55% less at $103.55 per month. This is the 2nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Cornelius emits 3,881.71 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 46th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 120,041,770.72 kilograms, the city ranks 32nd highest in North Carolina for total emissions from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The city is home to one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cornelius

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.104/kWh$129.54/mo.$67.16/mo.
347th14.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cornelius
2nd$103.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cornelius Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cornelius, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Cornelius, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.01103.5531,169.64,366,960.85

Zips with electric coverage in Cornelius, North Carolina include: 28078, 28031, 28036

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Electricity Production in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mecklenburg County NC Nuclear 19,538,666
DE Solar 10240 Old Dowd RdDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
Mecklenburg County NC Solar 1,447
Cornelius NC Distillate Fuel Oil -452,296.57-51.03

There is 1 Nuclear Power Plant in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mecklenburg County NC Nuclear 19,538,666

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Mecklenburg County emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity consumption, which makes it the 91st worst polluting county out of 100 counties in the state and 2968th out of 3230 counties nationally. With total emissions of 1,723.1 kilograms, the county ranks 2958th worst in the nation for total emissions from electricity use. The county has 3 electricity plants, which is 786th highest in the United States.

NUCLEAR
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99.99%
SOLAR
Solar
0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.00%

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Net Metering

Mecklenburg County has 3 out of 6 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in North Carolina have above average net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 4.42%. With a state average energy loss of 3.47%, Mecklenburg County is the 58th best county in North Carolina for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Mecklenburg County:

  • Charlotte, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Cornelius, North Carolina:
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Davidson, North Carolina:
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 18.21%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 81.79%
  • Huntersville, North Carolina:
    • Huntersville Utilities: 100.00%
  • Matthews, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 85.07%
    • Union Power: 14.93%
  • Mint Hill, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 83.81%
    • Union Power: 16.19%
  • Pineville, North Carolina:
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 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 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina?

How many power plants are located within Mecklenburg County, North Carolina?

There are 3 power plants located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina?

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

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

There are 6 electricity providers operating in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-14