Mitchell County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

During the course of the preceding year, Mitchell County saw a 3.64% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Mitchell County's average rate is 15.71% below that at 12.19 cents per kilowatt hour.

Mitchell County is the 87th largest county in the state, with 14,903 residents residing in the county.

The largest electricity company in Mitchell County by customer count is Duke Energy Progress.

Mitchell County citizens are responsible for 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, making it the 25th highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.

Mitchell County is ranked as the 2168th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the United States with 200,239.09 megawatt hours being consumed by customers living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    200,239 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    60,978,943 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,091.72 kg

Spruce Pine, NC Electricity Overview

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Spruce Pine's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.08 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the North Carolina average price of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Duke Energy Progress sells an estimated 6,940.03 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $125.33 per month, while the US average is $129.86.

On average, Spruce Pine citizens emit 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 109th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 8,977,239.57 kilograms, which is the 301st highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Spruce Pine has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spruce Pine

Spruce Pine residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
520th12.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Spruce Pine
289th$125.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spruce Pine Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spruce Pine, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
French Broad ElectricBUNDLED12.4995.61317,73839,696,600

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Bakersville, NC Electricity Overview

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Bakersville's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the North Carolina average price of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Bakersville has the 585th largest population in the state, with 450 residents residing within the city's borders. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $113.71. This is 12.44% less than the US average of $129.86.

On average, Bakersville citizens emit 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 22nd worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 1,841,275.21 kilograms, which is the 575th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Bakersville has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bakersville

Bakersville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
540th12.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bakersville
180th$113.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bakersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bakersville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
French Broad ElectricBUNDLED12.4995.61317,73839,696,600

Mitchell County, North Carolina Details

Mitchell County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity suppliers in Mitchell County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in North Carolina have above average net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 4.58%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the North Carolina average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1523rd best in the nation and a state rank of 35th best out of 3221 and 100 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Mitchell County, North Carolina

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Mitchell County, North Carolina by total revenue is Duke Energy Progress.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers operating in Mitchell County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress13,005
2French Broad Electric7,172
3Rutherford Electric310

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27