Pasquotank County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pasquotank County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Pasquotank County uses 592.88% more electricity than it generates.

With 78,668 megawatt hours generated from solar, Pasquotank County ranks 246th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar power electricity generation.

At an average residential rate of 12.56 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Pasquotank County enjoy a 13.16% discount from the national average.

The county is the 1362nd largest producer of electricity of all 3221 counties in the United States, producing 78,668 megawatt hours.

Over 100.00% of Pasquotank County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel types, ranking Pasquotank County at 51st in North Carolina for total renewable electricity production.

With 40,568 citizens living within the county and 78,668 megawatt hours produced each year, Pasquotank County has a per capita production of 1.94 megawatt hours. The city is 1296th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.


  • Total Consumption

    545,078 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh


  • Total Production

    78,668 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    78,668 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.94 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    142,036,188 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,501.19 kg

Elizabeth City, NC Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Elizabeth City home spend, on average, 11.53 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 1.68% less than North Carolina's average price of 11.73 cents, resulting in the city ranking 282nd out of 777 cities in North Carolina for best average electricity rate. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.16 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Elizabeth City Power has an estimated 5,509 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Elizabeth City is the 57th highest ranked city in North Carolina out of 777 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 76,232,885.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 480th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 250,329.1 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 February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.092/kWh$242.45/mo.$82.47/mo.
282nd11.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elizabeth City
374th$131.66Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED11.44147.611,643,998188,063,813
Elizabeth City PowerBUNDLED11.64113.29138,03416,067,000

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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 42,644
Pasquotank County NC Solar 30,888
Barnhill Road Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pasquotank County NC Solar 5,136

Pasquotank County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pasquotank County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 142,036,187.83 kilograms, which is the 1489th largest amount of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 2258th 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 740th 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 7.54% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Pasquotank County is ranked as the 2712th 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, Dominion Energy 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
1Dominion Energy6,371
2Elizabeth City Power5,613
3Albemarle Electric3,966

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-06