Onslow County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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As the 72nd highest generator of electricity in the state out of 100 counties, Onslow County generates 54,987 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Onslow County currently is 52nd out of 100 counties in North Carolina for megawatt hours generated by solar power sources.

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The largest electricity supplier in Onslow County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress.

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Onslow County is ranked as the 325th highest electricity consuming county out of 3220 counties in the US with 2,530,968.58 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.

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Releasing 828,789,294.31 kilograms of CO2 gases, Onslow County has the 415th worst pollution level from electricity consumption out of 3220 counties in the US.

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Onslow County consumes 4502.85% more electricity than it produces.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,530,969 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    54,987 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    54,987 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.28 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    828,789,294 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,187.12 kg

Jacksonville, NC Electric Overview

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Jacksonville averages a residential electricity rate of 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 365th out of 739 cities in the state. The city is the 127th highest generator in the state out of 739 cities, averaging 0.28 megawatt hours produced per citizen. The city had an unwelcome 4.32% decline in the use of renewable fuels, like solar and wind energy, compared to fossil fuel sources, like coal and oil.

Around 4,144.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 622nd highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. A total of 302,666,227.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 14th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. The city has one power generation plant in the city. This is the 54th most power plants within a city and the 155th highest number of plants per capita, out of 739 cities, in the state. Jacksonville's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jacksonville

Jacksonville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.106/kWh$177.59/mo.$93.55/mo.
365th11.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jacksonville
488th$130.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jacksonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jacksonville, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4920,80316,332,1601,869,504,874
Jones Onslow Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.87136.14No DataIcon representing missing value.1,022,163121,360,000

Zips with electric coverage in Jacksonville, North Carolina include: 28540, 28546, 28547, 28544, 28543

Piney Green CDP, NC Electric Overview

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Piney Green CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.64 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 359th out of 739 cities in North Carolina. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $129.83 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers in Piney Green CDP pay 7.97% more compared to the rest of the United States. Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation has 930 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Around 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 127th highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 58,249,985.39 kilograms. The residents of Piney Green CDP must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Piney Green CDP

Piney Green CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.106/kWh$176.67/mo.$92.68/mo.
359th11.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Piney Green CDP
484th$129.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Piney Green CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Piney Green CDP, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Jones Onslow Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.87136.14No DataIcon representing missing value.1,022,163121,360,000

Half Moon CDP, NC Electric Overview

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Half Moon CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.66 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 1.99% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents. Selling 9,831.8 megawatt hours per year, Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $130.31. This is 7.51% higher than the state average bill of $121.21.

Electricity use in Half Moon CDP creates 34,943,208.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 101st most of any city in North Carolina. The city also ranks 127th worst in North Carolina in pollution per resident, averaging 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 105,400.55 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Half Moon CDP

Half Moon CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.106/kWh$177.85/mo.$93.78/mo.
368th11.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Half Moon CDP
495th$130.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Half Moon CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Half Moon CDP, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Jones Onslow Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.87136.14No DataIcon representing missing value.1,022,163121,360,000

Energy Production in Onslow County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Onslow County, North Carolina

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Jacksonville NC Solar 20,803No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Onslow Power ProducersCube District Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Onslow County NC Landfill Gas 14,6717,932,656.22540.7No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
BadgerBadger Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Onslow County NC Solar 10,023No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hanover Solar, LLCNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Onslow County NC Solar 9,490No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Onslow County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Onslow County residents emit 4,187.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 35th highest polluting county out of 100 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for Onslow County from electricity consumption is 828,789,294.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 415th highest in the United States. About 73.32% of Onslow County’s electricity is produced using Solar. Onslow County has the 61st highest electricity plants of any county in North Carolina, with 4 total plants. This equates to the 83rd most power plants per citizen in the state.

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73.32%
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26.68%

Onslow County, North Carolina Net Metering

About 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Onslow County offer net metering to their customers. Some net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and North Carolina has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

Onslow County has 4 companies who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 4.25%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the North Carolina average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1402nd best in the US and a state rank of 21st best out of 3220 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Onslow County:

  • Holly Ridge, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
  • Jacksonville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.91%
    • Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation: 49.09%
  • Maysville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • North Topsail Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 59.11%
    • Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation: 40.89%
  • Richlands, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%

* 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 Onslow County, North Carolina?

By total customer count, Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation is the largest electricity provider in Onslow County, North Carolina.

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Onslow County, North Carolina.

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

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1Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation48,557
2Duke Energy Progress35,847
3Carteret Craven Electric Cooperative1,277
4Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation (North Carolina)229

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

There are 4 active power plants located in Onslow County, North Carolina

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16