Northampton County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Northampton County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Northampton County generates 25.64 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 644th highest county out of 3221 counties for production per capita in the United States.

Northampton County had a 1.27% increase over the last year in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

Solar power production in Northampton County has grown from 442,334 megawatt hours to 447,963 megawatt hours per year over the course of the last year.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Northampton County is Dominion Energy.

Northampton County generates 90.83% more than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the surplus.

Over 100.00% of Northampton County's electricity generation comes from renewable fuel sources, putting Northampton County at 466th in the country for sustainable electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    234,743 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    447,963 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    447,963 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    25.64 MWh

Gaston, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Gaston's citizens spend 11.44 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the North Carolina and nationwide average rates of 11.73 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.16 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $126.49, while the Gaston average is 16.70% higher at $147.61 per month. This ranks the city 697th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity companies servicing Gaston must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 4,124,456.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 480th highest in North Carolina for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gaston

Gaston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
248th11.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gaston
697th$147.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gaston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gaston, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813

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Garysburg, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Garysburg's citizens spend 11.44 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the North Carolina and nationwide average rates of 11.73 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.16 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $126.49, while the Garysburg average is 16.70% higher at $147.61 per month. This ranks the city 697th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity companies servicing Garysburg must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 3,698,917.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 109th highest in North Carolina for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Garysburg

Garysburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
248th11.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Garysburg
697th$147.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Garysburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Garysburg, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813

Rich Square, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Rich Square's citizens spend 14.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the North Carolina average rate of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.16 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes. The countrywide averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The state average monthly residential power bill is $126.49, while the Rich Square average is 32.05% higher at $167.03 per month. This ranks the city 763rd in the state for average monthly bill total.

Electricity companies servicing Rich Square must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 3,658,000.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 480th highest in North Carolina for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rich Square

Rich Square residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
747th14.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rich Square
763rd$167.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rich Square Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rich Square, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813
Roanoke Electric CooperativeBUNDLED16.70186.44162,02927,060,000

Electricity Production in Northampton County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Northampton County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Northampton County NC Solar 166,096
Northampton County NC Solar 162,381
Turkey Creek PV1Fresh Air Energy XXXV, LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 19,897
Northampton County NC Solar 10,519
Northampton County NC Solar 10,400
White Farm Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 9,777
Hemlock SolarPSEG (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 9,579
Gaston SolarGaston Solar LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 9,452
Garysburg SolarGarysburg Solar LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 9,272
Long Farm 46 Solar, LLCLong Farm 46 Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 9,267
Seaboard Solar LLCSeaboard Solar LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 8,765
Schell Solar FarmHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 8,755
Woodland SolarWoodland Solar LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 8,589
Cottonwood Solar, LLCAlchemy Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Northampton County NC Solar 5,214

Northampton County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 14 electricity plants in Northampton County, which is the 96th most power plants in a county in the country. The county has the 2948th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 0 kilograms. This total equates to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2948th worst in the country for pollution per capita. Northampton County's top fuel used for electricity production is Solar. They produce 447,963 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

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Northampton County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Northampton County, 3 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of North Carolina has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Northampton County is about 4.72% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Northampton County ranks 1628th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Northampton County:

  • Conway, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Roanoke Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Garysburg, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Gaston, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Jackson, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Lasker, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Roanoke Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Rich Square, North Carolina:
    • Roanoke Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
  • Seaboard, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Severn, North Carolina:
    • Roanoke Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
  • Woodland, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy15,137
2Roanoke Electric Cooperative3,461
3Duke Energy Progress2,685
4Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative38

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

The largest electricity provider in Northampton County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Northampton County, North Carolina.

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

There are 14 power plants in Northampton County, North Carolina

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