Montgomery County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Montgomery County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Montgomery County is the 84th highest polluting county in the state based on pollution per capita.

Montgomery County released 34,505,693.64 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes it the 2432nd worst polluting county in the nation.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Montgomery County experienced a 50.09% rise over the preceding year.

Montgomery County has the 31st largest electricity production of all 100 counties in the state, producing 326,654 megawatt hours.

With a population of 25,751 residents, Montgomery County is the 1615th largest county in the nation.

Montgomery County averages 12.69 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 450th highest in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    345,995 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    326,654 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    326,654 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.69 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    34,505,694 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,339.97 kg

Troy, NC Electricity Overview

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Troy's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.64% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 11.73 cents and 16.74% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city produces 3.25 megawatt hours per person from solar power, which is 27th in North Carolina out of 777 cities. Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Emissions in Troy average 3,101.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 746th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. At 3,101.2 kilograms per person and 2,850 people in the city, the city emits 8,838,410.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 305th 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 9,270 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
513th12.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Troy
490th$132.42Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66253,42433,398,400

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Biscoe, NC Electricity Overview

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Biscoe's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.16% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 11.73 cents and 15.52% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $132.48 per month. Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Biscoe average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 109th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. At 4,091.72 kilograms per person and 1,848 people in the city, the city emits 7,561,503.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 329th 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 Biscoe must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Biscoe

Biscoe 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.
536th12.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Biscoe
491st$132.48Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Randolph Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.40135.99366,11449,052,600

Mount Gilead, NC Electricity Overview

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Mount Gilead's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.27% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 11.73 cents and 12.99% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $137.45 per month. Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Mount Gilead average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 109th highest polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. At 4,091.72 kilograms per person and 1,171 people in the city, the city emits 4,791,407.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 411th 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 Mount Gilead must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Gilead

Mount Gilead 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.
616th12.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mount Gilead
564th$137.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Gilead Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mount Gilead, 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
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66253,42433,398,400
Randolph Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED13.40135.99366,11449,052,600

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 469,646
Montgomery County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 188,157
Tuckertown Hydro
Montgomery County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 106,392
Uwharrie Mountain RenewableUwharrie Mountain Renewable Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Landfill Gas 49,64228,615,901.62576.45
Montgomery Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 38,672
Achilles SolarAchilles Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 10,076
Hector FarmHector Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 9,518
Haywood Farm Solar, LLCCD Global Solar Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Troy NC Solar 9,270
Fisher Solar Farm - NCFisher Solar Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 9,020
Montgomery County NC Solar 8,844
CopperfieldCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Montgomery County NC Solar 3,455

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 1,339.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 34,505,693.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Montgomery County is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 57.60% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Conventional Hydroelectric totals to Solar (27.20%) and Landfill Gas (15.20%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county's electricity generation. Montgomery County has 11 electricity plants, which is 154th highest in the United States.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
57.60%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
27.20%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
15.20%

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 4.61%. This includes data from 4 providers, including Duke Energy Progress, Randolph Electric Membership Corporation, and Pee Dee EMC. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Montgomery County receiving a rank of 1553rd 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:
    • Pee Dee EMC: 37.55%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.97%
    • Randolph Electric Membership Corporation: 10.47%
  • Star, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Randolph Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Troy, North Carolina:
    • Pee Dee EMC: 4.44%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 95.56%

* 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 11 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 Progress29,198
2Randolph Electric Membership Corporation6,518
3Pee Dee EMC1,487
4Energy United Electric Member Corp1,097

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.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-10-24