Pender County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Pender County is Duke Energy Progress.

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Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 243,795 megawatt hours, of Pender County’s total energy production.

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Pender County is the 1180th largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the United States, with a population of 63,060 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 243,795.

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Residents of Pender County are paying, on average, 9.75% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Pender County is ranked as the 43rd highest consuming county out of 100 counties in the state with 806,327.63 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.

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Pender County has the 38th largest electricity production in the state out of 100 counties, producing 243,795 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    806,328 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    243,795 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    243,795 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.87 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    186,495,186 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,957.42 kg

Hampstead CDP, NC Electric Overview

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Hampstead CDP has an average residential electricity price of 12.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.61% more than the average North Carolina price of 11.43 cents and 10.24% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $137.24 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Hampstead CDP pay 14.14% more compared to other residents in the US. With 945 residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest supplier in the city.

Hampstead CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 25,015,149.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hampstead CDP

Hampstead CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
467th12.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hampstead CDP
643rd$137.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hampstead CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hampstead CDP, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Four County ElectricBUNDLED12.99155.95No DataIcon representing missing value.421,47154,758,500

Burgaw, NC Electric Overview

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Burgaw's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.92 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 4.25% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents. Selling 5,598.71 megawatt hours per year, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $134.08. This is 10.62% higher than the state average bill of $121.21.

Electricity use in Burgaw creates 17,295,680.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 186th 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 52,169.63 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Burgaw

Burgaw residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
447th11.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burgaw
597th$134.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Burgaw Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Burgaw, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Four County ElectricBUNDLED12.99155.95No DataIcon representing missing value.421,47154,758,500

Surf City, NC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour for Surf City, which is 1.77% more than North Carolina's average price of 11.43 cents. This means the city is 358th best for average electricity rate out of 739 cities in the state. Duke Energy Progress has 346 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $129.37 per month, while the state average is $121.21. Customers in the city pay 6.73% more compared to other citizens of the state.

Surf City has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 14,620,784.48 kilograms, which is 218th highest in the state out of 739 cities. The city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 127th highest city in North Carolina in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Surf City

Surf City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.104/kWh$174.06/mo.$90.26/mo.
358th11.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Surf City
469th$129.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Surf City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Surf City, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Four County ElectricBUNDLED12.99155.95No DataIcon representing missing value.421,47154,758,500
Jones Onslow Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED11.87136.14No DataIcon representing missing value.1,022,163121,360,000

Energy Production in Pender County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Pender County, North Carolina

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Crooked RunCubico USA, LLC (100.00%)
Pender County NC Solar 140,280No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Innovative Solar 67John Laing US Solar Corp. (100.00%)
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Bearford Solar IIBearford Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
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Bearford Farm Solar ProjectBearford Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Pender County NC Solar 8,754No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Quarter Horse SolarQuarter Horse Farm LLC (100.00%)
Pender County NC Solar 8,056No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Burgaw Solar, LLCCI-II Mitchell Holding LLC (100.00%)
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Willard SolarNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
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Pender County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Pender County results in the release of 186,495,185.77 kilograms of CO2 pollution each year, which is 51st highest in the state out of 100 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 71st worst in North Carolina for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 2,957.42 kilograms of emissions per capita. The county has 7 electricity plants, which is 291st highest in the country and 657th most when considering plants per citizen. Pender County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Solar. They generate 243,795 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel type.

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Pender County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Pender County include Duke Energy Progress, Four County Electric, and Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and North Carolina has decent regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Pender County is 4.14%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Duke Energy Progress, Four County Electric, and Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the North Carolina average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1278th best in the country and a state rank of 16th best out of 3220 and 100 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pender County:

  • Atkinson, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Four County Electric: 50.00%
  • Burgaw, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 69.51%
    • Four County Electric: 30.49%
  • St. Helena, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 83.25%
    • Four County Electric: 16.75%
  • Surf City, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 61.99%
    • Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation: 35.73%
    • Four County Electric: 2.28%
  • Topsail Beach, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Watha, 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 Pender County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity company in Pender County, North Carolina by total customer count is Duke Energy Progress.

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

There are 7 electricity plants located in Pender County, North Carolina

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

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1Duke Energy Progress40,850
2Four County Electric12,831
3Jones Onslow Electric Membership Corporation1,501

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

Pender County, North Carolina is home to 3 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16