Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Mecklenburg County consumes only 72.36% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the surplus 27.64%.

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Non-renewable fuel types are used in the generation of 99.86% of the megawatt hours produced in Mecklenburg County, ranking it 63rd in the United States out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

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Mecklenburg County had a 19.52% increase over the last year in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

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Renewable electricity fuel types account for 0.14%, or 28,183 megawatt hours, of Mecklenburg County’s total energy production.

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Nuclear power accounts for 19,592,016 megawatt hours a year in Mecklenburg County, which is 17.64 megawatt hours per capita.

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Mecklenburg County consumers have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $101.43, which is 16.32% lower than the North Carolina average bill of $121.21.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    14,197,760 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    19,620,062 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    28,183 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    19,591,879 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,061,489 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3.66 kg

Charlotte, NC Electric Overview

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Charlotte's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.43 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $99.07. This is 18.27% less than the state average of $121.21. Duke Energy Carolinas sells 831,681.7 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

On average, Charlotte residents emit 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 127th highest polluting city out of 739 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 3,634,742,283.68 kilograms, the city ranks worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Charlotte

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
203rd11.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Charlotte
14th$99.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Charlotte Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Cornelius, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.3284.49No DataIcon representing missing value.30,933.463,500,900.66
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.45No DataIcon representing missing value.1,625,173185,884,000
Huntersville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.95105.13No DataIcon representing missing value.69,8888,355,100
Pineville Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.15100.37No DataIcon representing missing value.30,242.673,673,369.57

Zips with electric coverage in Charlotte, North Carolina include: 28269, 28277, 28215, 28078, 28227, 28216, 28205, 28210, 28212, 28105, 28262 and 19 other zip code(s).

Huntersville, NC Electric Overview

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Huntersville's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.13% less than the average state rate of 11.43 cents and 15.11% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $121.21, while the Huntersville average is 12.63% lower at $105.89 per month. This is the 47th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. There has been a 13.33% rise in usage of non-renewable fuel sources in the city.

Around 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 127th highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. A total of 237,306,905.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 16th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. The city has the 54th highest electricity generation plant of any city in North Carolina, with one total plant. This is the 154th most power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Huntersville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
204th11.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Huntersville
47th$105.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Huntersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Huntersville, North Carolina

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Cornelius, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.3284.49No DataIcon representing missing value.30,933.463,500,900.66
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Energy United Electric Member CorpBUNDLED11.44135.45No DataIcon representing missing value.1,625,173185,884,000
Huntersville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.95105.13No DataIcon representing missing value.69,8888,355,100
Pineville Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.15100.37No DataIcon representing missing value.30,242.673,673,369.57

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

Matthews, NC Electric Overview

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On average, Matthews's residential electricity price is 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably for their citizens, 0.49% more than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents, which ranks the city 265th out of 739 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Duke Energy Carolinas sells 46,192.43 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other supplier. The national average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Matthews average is 14.35% lower at $102.98 per month.

Electricity use in Matthews results in the release of 135,838,915.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 30th highest in the state out of 739 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 127th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Matthews

Matthews residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
265th11.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Matthews
26th$102.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Matthews Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Matthews, North Carolina

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Cornelius, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.3284.49No DataIcon representing missing value.30,933.463,500,900.66
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.23104No DataIcon representing missing value.22,037,4142,254,897,047
Huntersville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.95105.13No DataIcon representing missing value.69,8888,355,100
Pineville Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.15100.37No DataIcon representing missing value.30,242.673,673,369.57
Union PowerBUNDLED12.26149.09No DataIcon representing missing value.1,130,920138,657,000

Zips with electric coverage in Matthews, North Carolina include: 28105, 28270, 28104

Energy Production in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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Mecklenburg County NC Nuclear 19,592,016No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Reventure ParkClean Energy LLC (100.00%)
Mecklenburg County NC Landfill Gas 26,1735,602,992.35214.08No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
DE Solar 10240 Old Dowd RdDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
Mecklenburg County NC Solar 2,010No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pineville NC Distillate Fuel Oil -363,704.15-102.89No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cornelius NC Distillate Fuel Oil -503,185.57-63.71No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Huntersville NC Distillate Fuel Oil -512,741.07-53.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 4,061,489.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Mecklenburg County ranks 93rd highest out of 100 counties in North Carolina for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 3.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 2902nd highest for pollution per capita. Nuclear is the fuel of choice in Mecklenburg County, with 99.86% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. Adding Nuclear totals to Landfill Gas (0.13%) and Solar (0.01%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the generation. Mecklenburg County has 6 electricity plants, which is 398th most in the nation and 2023rd most when considering plants per citizen in the county.

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99.86%
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Landfill Gas
0.13%
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0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.00%

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Mecklenburg County include Duke Energy Carolinas, Energy United Electric Member Corp, and Pineville Electric Utility The state of North Carolina has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Mecklenburg County is 4.84%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Huntersville Utilities, and Energy United Electric Member Corp. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Mecklenburg County a rank of 1930th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Mecklenburg County:

  • Charlotte, North Carolina:
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 24.61%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 24.61%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 24.61%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 1.55%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 24.61%
  • Cornelius, North Carolina:
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 20.00%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 20.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 20.00%
  • Davidson, North Carolina:
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 19.23%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 19.23%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 19.23%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 20.52%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 20.52%
    • Statesville Electric Utility: 1.27%
  • Huntersville, North Carolina:
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 19.99%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 19.99%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 19.99%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 20.01%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 20.01%
  • Matthews, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 8.86%
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 22.78%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 22.78%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 22.78%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 22.81%
  • Mint Hill, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 13.04%
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 21.71%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 21.71%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 21.71%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 21.81%
  • Pineville, North Carolina:
    • Pineville Electric Utility: 24.97%
    • Huntersville Utilities: 24.97%
    • Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility: 24.97%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 25.10%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is home to 6 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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

There are 6 active power plants located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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

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1Duke Energy Carolinas54,403
2Huntersville Utilities7,257
3Energy United Electric Member Corp5,266
4Cornelius, North Carolina Electric Utility3,948
5Pineville Electric Utility3,814
6Union Power3,455

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16