Nash County, North Carolina Electric Profile

Nash County generates 24.57% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 75.43% from other counties.

Nash County citizens are accountable for 3,197.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the nationwide average pollution per capita is 4,494.55.

With 296,199 megawatt generated from solar power and 94,298 citizens in Nash County, the county averages 3.14 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 22nd out of 100 counties in the state.

When calculating by number of customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity company in Nash County.

Nash County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 12.89% lower than the US average price, at 11.72 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

Nash County averages 3.14 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 766th highest in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,205,758 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    296,199 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    296,199 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    301,543,975 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,197.78 kg

Rocky Mount, NC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 13.83 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Rocky Mount, which is 20.98% above North Carolina's average rate of 11.43 cents and 2.83% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Solar production plants in the city produce an average of 0.25 megawatt hours per resident living in the city. This makes the city the 114th in the state out of 739 cities. The city deals with an average of 1.16 electrical outages per consumer each year. These outages last on average of 127.95 minutes. In contrast, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

The consumption of electricity in Rocky Mount accounts for 226,793,656.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 17th highest in North Carolina out of 739 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,157.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 621st highest polluting city in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. There are 3 power plants in the city, which is the 8th highest number of power plants in a city in North Carolina and equates to the 143rd highest amount of plants per resident in the state. In Rocky Mount, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel used in electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.098/kWh$169.26/mo.$81.99/mo.
708th13.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rocky Mount
333rd$123.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rocky Mount Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.631,659,572189,027,070
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000
MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED39.15122.06890.32348,596.88
Pinetops, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.67130.276,669.05978,577.44

Zips with electric coverage in Rocky Mount, North Carolina include: 27804, 27801, 27803, 27809

Nashville, NC Electric Overview

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Nashville averages a residential electricity rate of 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 402nd out of 739 cities in the state. Rocky Mount Utilities sells 47,940.73 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity provider. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $122.78. This is 1.29% more than the North Carolina average of $121.21.

Emissions in Nashville average 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 127th highest polluting city out of 739 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 23,383,081.25 kilograms, which is the 141st highest total amount of pollution for a city in North Carolina. The residents of Nashville have to use power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity plants inthe city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nashville

Nashville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
402nd11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nashville
318th$122.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nashville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nashville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Rocky Mount UtilitiesBUNDLED12.09121.96299,04436,145,000
Sharpsburg, NC UtilitiesBUNDLED12.08119.6912,467.441,506,669.99
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.59124.73395,64445,836,400

Red Oak, NC Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Red Oak are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.71 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 2.40% above the state's average rate of 11.43 cents, resulting in the city ranking 384th out of 739 cities in North Carolina for lowest average electricity rate. Duke Energy Progress has 930 residential customers, more than any other supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $122.97 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Consumers in Red Oak have a 2.27% higher bill compared to other residents in the country.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Red Oak averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 23rd worst in North Carolina out of 739 cities for emissions efficiency. This results in a total emissions amount of 14,603,827.94 kilograms. The city has the 54th highest electricity plant of any city in North Carolina, with one total power plant. This is the 86th most plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Red Oak

Red Oak residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
384th11.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Red Oak
326th$122.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Red Oak Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Red Oak, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Sharpsburg, NC UtilitiesBUNDLED12.08119.6912,467.441,506,669.99
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.59124.73395,64445,836,400

Zips with electric coverage in Red Oak, North Carolina include: 27804, 27856, 27809

Energy Production in Nash County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Nash County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Brantley SolarJohn Laing US Solar Corp. (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 95,446
Watson Seed Farm PV1Fresh Air Energy XVII, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 30,205
Nash County NC Solar 24,703
Tracy SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 17,266
SoINCPower5, LLCSolNCPower5, LLC (100.00%)
Rocky Mount NC Solar 10,209
Red Oak Solar Farm, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 9,221
Nash 97 Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 9,088
Nash 97 Solar 2Nash 97 Solar 2, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,699
Battleboro FarmOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,604
Nash 58 FarmStrata Master Lessee 1, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,564
North Nash Farm, LLCNorth Nash Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,556
Boseman Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,544
Bailey Farm LLCStrata Fund 11 Lessor LLC (100.00%)
Middlesex NC Solar 8,532
Kojak FarmKojak Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,467
Chei SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 8,380
Nash 64 FarmStrata Solar Farms, LLC (100.00%)
Spring Hope NC Solar 6,807
Whitakers Farm (Fisher Rd)Howell Midland Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 5,783
Innovative Solar 60, LLCCD Global Solar Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 3,787
Innovative Solar 59, LLCCD Global Solar Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 3,528
Tate SolarNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Nash County NC Solar 3,306

Nash County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 3,197.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 69th worst polluter in North Carolina out of 100 counties. A total of 301,543,975.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 36th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. The main fuel utilized in Nash County is Solar. The county produces 296,199 megawatt hours from this fuel. Nash County has 24 power generation plants, which is 39th highest in the country.

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Nash County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 6 suppliers in Nash County, 2 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. The state of North Carolina has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Nash County that report energy loss, including Duke Energy Progress, Rocky Mount Utilities, and Wilson Energy. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 3.71% of electricity generated. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Nash County having a rank of 861st best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nash County:

  • Bailey, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Castalia, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Dortches, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Middlesex, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Momeyer, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Nashville, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 26.94%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 26.94%
    • Wilson Energy: 26.94%
    • Rocky Mount Utilities: 19.17%
  • Red Oak, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Rocky Mount, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 1.87%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 22.19%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 6.73%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 6.73%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 22.19%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 0.61%
    • Wilson Energy: 22.19%
    • Rocky Mount Utilities: 17.49%
  • Spring Hope, North Carolina:
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Wilson Energy: 33.33%
  • Whitakers, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 20.25%
    • Sharpsburg, NC Utilities: 20.25%
    • Pinetops, North Carolina Electric Utility: 9.51%
    • MacClesfield, North Carolina Electric Utility: 9.51%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 20.25%
    • Wilson Energy: 20.25%

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

FAQ

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

Nash County, North Carolina has 24 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

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

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

There are 6 electricity companies offering service in Nash County, North Carolina.

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

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-24