Electric Rates & Providers in Montgomery County, NC

Montgomery County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Montgomery County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Montgomery County emits 704.31 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2776th worst polluting county in the US by per capita pollution.

At an average residential price of 13.83 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Montgomery County enjoy a 13.27% discount from the US average rate.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Montgomery County had a 44.96% decline over the most recent 12 months.

With a state average residential electric bill of $132.25, Montgomery County citizens, on average, pay about 8.80% more than other residents per month for electricity.

Montgomery County generates 35.70% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 153,414 megawatt hours a year.

As the 27th highest generator of electricity out of 100 counties in the state, Montgomery County generates 429,723 megawatt hours of electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    328,990 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    429,723 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    429,723 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    16.6 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    18,235,190 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    704.31 kg

Biscoe, NC Electricity Overview

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Biscoe's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.86% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 13.10 cents and 12.21% lower than the national average of 15.95 cents. The city ranks 6th out of 777 cities in the state for renewable energy generation per capita, with 41.22 megawatt hours being produced per person. Producing 41.22 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Biscoe ranks as the 8th highest producing city in North Carolina out of 777 cities.

Emissions in Biscoe average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 760th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. At 0 kilograms per person and 3,188 people in the city, the city emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 760th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant within its borders. For electricity production purposes, Biscoe's top fuel is Solar, accounting for 131,420 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Biscoe

Biscoe residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$180.35/mo.$80.69/mo.
698th14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Biscoe
525th$140.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Biscoe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Biscoe, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED13.94138.1815,686,255.092,186,977,563
Randolph Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED14.29150.15386,85155,279,000

Troy, NC Electricity Overview

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Troy's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.91 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.17% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 13.10 cents and 12.78% lower than the national average of 15.95 cents. The city ranks 38th out of 777 cities in the state for solar production per capita. Duke Energy Progress has an estimated 223 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Emissions in Troy average 2,854.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 733rd highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. At 2,854.56 kilograms per person and 2,973 people in the city, the city emits 8,486,621.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 304th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant within its borders. For electricity production purposes, Troy's top fuel is Solar, accounting for 9,208 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Troy

Troy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$180.35/mo.$80.69/mo.
560th13.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Troy
511th$138.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Troy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Troy, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED13.94138.1815,686,255.092,186,977,563
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.19154.06270,29635,653,300

Star, NC Electricity Overview

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Star's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.75% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 13.10 cents and 11.48% lower than the national average of 15.95 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $144.17 per month. Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Star average 3,774.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 33rd highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. At 3,774.61 kilograms per person and 1,351 people in the city, the city emits 5,099,495.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 385th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Star must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Star

Star residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$180.35/mo.$80.69/mo.
705th14.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Star
557th$144.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Star Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Star, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED13.94138.1815,686,255.092,186,977,563
Randolph Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED14.29150.15386,85155,279,000

Electricity Production in Montgomery County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Montgomery County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Narrows (NC)
Montgomery County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 424,745
Montgomery County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 153,414
Cabin Creek Solar, LLCCabin Creek Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Biscoe NC Solar 131,420
Tuckertown Hydro
Montgomery County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 104,748
Uwharrie Mountain RenewableUwharrie Mountain Renewable Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Landfill Gas 42,48223,818,588.38560.67
Montgomery Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 39,331
Whiskey SolarWhiskey Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 11,309
Achilles SolarAchilles Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 10,164
Montgomery County NC Solar 9,456
Hector FarmHector Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 9,452
Fisher Solar Farm - NCFisher Solar Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 9,426
Kalish Farm Solar
Candor NC Solar 9,329
Haywood Farm Solar, LLCCD Global Solar Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Troy NC Solar 9,208
Gilead
Mount Gilead NC Solar 7,006
CopperfieldCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 4,061

Montgomery County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Montgomery County averages 704.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 18,235,190.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Montgomery County is Solar, making up 54.41% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Solar totals to Conventional Hydroelectric (35.70%) and Landfill Gas (9.89%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county's electricity generation. Montgomery County has 15 electricity plants, which is 141st highest in the United States.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
54.41%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
35.70%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
9.89%

Montgomery County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 4 companies in Montgomery County, 3 of them offer net metering to their customers. North Carolina has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Montgomery County is 3.84%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Duke Energy Progress, Pee Dee EMC, and Energy United Electric Member Corp. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Montgomery County receiving a rank of 831st best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Montgomery County:

  • Biscoe, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 83.67%
    • Randolph Electric Membership Corporation: 16.33%
  • Candor, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 77.14%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 22.86%
  • Mount Gilead, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.97%
    • Randolph Electric Membership Corporation: 10.47%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 37.55%
  • Star, North Carolina:
    • Randolph Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Troy, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 95.56%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 4.44%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Montgomery County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity company in Montgomery County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress.

How many power plants are located in Montgomery County, North Carolina?

Montgomery County, North Carolina is home to 15 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress30,194
2Randolph Electric Membership Corporation6,561
3Pee Dee EMC2,337
4Energy United Electric Member Corp1,136

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

Montgomery County, North Carolina is home to 4 electricity providers operating in the area.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-01-30