Pasquotank County, NC: Electric Rates From 3 Providers

Pasquotank County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pasquotank County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Pasquotank County uses 640.26% more electricity than it generates.

The US average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 15.95 cents, while residents of Pasquotank County enjoy an average rate that is 15.86% below that at 13.42 cents per kilowatt hour.

Pasquotank County produces 69,073 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Pasquotank County 1067th largest producing county in the United States out of 3230 counties for total sustainable electricity production.

Pasquotank County has experienced a 12.20% decline over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Pasquotank County is the 47th highest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the state out of 100 counties.

Pasquotank County citizens are responsible for 3,264.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making it the 61st highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.


  • Total Consumption

    511,319 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.71 MWh


  • Total Production

    69,073 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    69,073 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.72 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    131,371,707 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,264.7 kg

Elizabeth City, NC Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Elizabeth City home spend, on average, 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 1.67% less than North Carolina's average price of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 333rd out of 777 cities in North Carolina for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.12 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 125.36 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes per outage. Elizabeth City Power has an estimated 5,199 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Elizabeth City is the 54th highest ranked city in North Carolina out of 777 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 69,701,913.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 172nd worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 234,642.61 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.092/kWh$267.59/mo.$82.47/mo.
333rd12.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elizabeth City
645th$149.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elizabeth City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.34157.591,521,726.02202,984,165
Elizabeth City PowerBUNDLED12.35139.62150,23918,559,000

Electricity Production in Pasquotank County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Pasquotank County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pasquotank County NC Solar 38,627
Pasquotank County NC Solar 25,073
Barnhill Road Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pasquotank County NC Solar 5,373

Pasquotank County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pasquotank County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 131,371,706.66 kilograms, which is the 1524th largest amount of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 2226th worst in the United States for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 3 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 840th most plants within a county in the nation. In Pasquotank County, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation.


Pasquotank County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 3 electric companies in Pasquotank County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Pasquotank County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 6.91% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.87%, Pasquotank County is ranked as the 2687th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Pasquotank County, North Carolina


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

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

What electricity company is the largest provider in Pasquotank County, North Carolina?

By total customer count, Elizabeth City Power is the largest electricity company in Pasquotank County, North Carolina.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Pasquotank County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Elizabeth City Power13,108
2Dominion Energy6,446
3Albemarle Electric3,761

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06