New Hanover County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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New Hanover County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

New Hanover County is the 11th most populous county in North Carolina.

New Hanover County produces 4,217 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 670th out of 3221 counties in the country for total megawatt hours generated by solar power.

New Hanover County produces 0.02 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes New Hanover County the 85th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in North Carolina out of 100 counties.

New Hanover County released 1,159,690,146.17 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the 9th highest polluting county in North Carolina.

New Hanover County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 17.11% below the nationwide average rate, at 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

As the 10th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, New Hanover County produces 17.23 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,032,568 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,893,133 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,217 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,888,916 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,159,690,146 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,138.15 kg

Wilmington, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour for Wilmington. This is 2.19% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. Duke Energy Progress is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $131.8 per month.

Wilmington is the 8th highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 472,393,475.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 109th worst in North Carolina for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Wilmington, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilmington

Wilmington 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.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilmington
379th$131.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilmington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilmington, 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

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Murraysville CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour for Murraysville CDP. This is 2.19% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. Duke Energy Progress is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $131.8 per month.

Murraysville CDP is the 64th highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 67,848,945.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 22nd worst in North Carolina for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Murraysville CDP, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Murraysville CDP

Murraysville CDP 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.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Murraysville CDP
379th$131.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Murraysville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Murraysville CDP, 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

Myrtle Grove CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour for Myrtle Grove CDP. This is 2.19% higher than North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents. Duke Energy Progress is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $131.8 per month.

Myrtle Grove CDP is the 83rd highest ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 46,956,609.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 109th worst in North Carolina for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Myrtle Grove CDP, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Myrtle Grove CDP

Myrtle Grove CDP 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.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Myrtle Grove CDP
379th$131.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Myrtle Grove CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Myrtle Grove CDP, 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

Electricity Production in New Hanover County, North Carolina

Power Plants in New Hanover County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
L V Sutton Combined CycleDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
New Hanover County NC Natural Gas 3,888,9161,488,780,371.59382.83
South Atlantic Services Solar Farm ISouth Atlantic Services Inc (100.00%)
New Hanover County NC Solar 2,887
SunEdison LV Sutton Plant SiteWF-SE-1 Solar Statutory Trust (100.00%)
New Hanover County NC Solar 1,330

New Hanover County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, New Hanover County's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 99.88%, or 3,888,498.62 megawatt hours of production in the county. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 0.11% and 0.01% of electricity production, respectively. The county emits 5,138.15 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th highest polluting county out of 100 counties in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 1,159,690,146.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 9th highest for total emissions in North Carolina. New Hanover County has 3 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 740th most plants in a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.88%
SOLAR
Solar
0.11%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

New Hanover County, North Carolina Net Metering

New Hanover County is home to one electricity company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the sole supplier in town has net metering practices in place. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

New Hanover County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.76% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning New Hanover County ranks 824th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in New Hanover County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in New Hanover County:

  • Carolina Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Kure Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Wilmington, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in New Hanover County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity supplier in New Hanover County, North Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Progress.

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

New Hanover County, North Carolina has 3 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in New Hanover County, North Carolina?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress12,865

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-20