Person County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Person County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

The largest electricity supplier in Person County by customer count is Duke Energy Progress.

Electricity production from the burning of coal as a fuel totals 6,491,510.29 megawatt hours, giving Person County the 1st position in the state rankings.

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has declined by 72.22% during the previous 12 months.

Citizens of Person County use enough electricity to release 13,761.16 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

Person County generates 1.32% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 2.23 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

At $145.81, the average monthly residential electric bill in Person County is 12.29% higher than the US average.


  • Total Consumption

    525,314 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh


  • Total Production

    6,614,606 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    87,153 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,527,453 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    169.18 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    538,019,914 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,761.16 kg

Roxboro, NC Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Roxboro home spend, on average, 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which ranks the city 515th out of 777 cities in North Carolina. Generation from non-renewable fuels accounts for 1.04 megawatt hours per capita in the city. Non-renewable fuels are used to produce 8,499.62 megawatt hours in the city, which is 14.88% of their total generation.

Roxboro citizens average 11,592.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them highest in the state out of 777 in this category. At 11,592.12 kilograms per person and 8,134 residents in the city, the city emits 94,290,271.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions. About 48.25% of electricity in Roxboro comes from production using Wood/Wood Waste Solids. Tire-derived Fuels and Coal make up 36.87% and 14.88% of generation, respectively. Roxboro has one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Roxboro

Roxboro residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
515th12.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roxboro
495th$132.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Roxboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Roxboro, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Piedmont Electric Member CorporationBUNDLED13.88159.81402,49555,878,500

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Electricity Production in Person County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Person County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Person County NC Coal 5,557,2855,597,863,494.31,007.3
Person County NC Coal 961,6681,098,333,143.561,142.11
Roxboro NC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 57,12578,404,513.031,372.513/2021
ESA Boston Solar, LLCSol Systems (100.00%)
Person County NC Solar 9,697
Wagstaff Farm 1Wagstaff Farm LLC (100.00%)
Person County NC Solar 8,756
Roxboro FarmRoxboro Farm LLC (100.00%)
Person County NC Solar 6,979
PCSP3 AirportCarolina Solar Energy LLC (100.00%)
Person County NC Solar 3,918
Perkins Solar, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Person County NC Solar 3,734
Woodsdale Farm, LLCARE-RP Woodsdale, LLC (100.00%)
Person County NC Solar 3,690
Person County NC Solar 1,754

Person County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Person County citizens average 13,761.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 174th worst in the US in this category. At 13,761.16 kilograms per person and 39,097 citizens in the county, the county emits 538,019,913.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 24th worst rank in the state for total pollution. Electricity generating facilities in the county mainly use Coal, which makes up 6,491,510.29 megawatt hours (or 98.14%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Solar at 0.58% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.54% of production. Person County has the 186th highest electricity producing plants of any county in the country, with 10 total plants.

Distillate Fuel Oil
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Tire-derived Fuels

Person County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Person County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in North Carolina have commendable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Person County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.46% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Person County is ranked as the 1402nd best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Person County, North Carolina


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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress23,835
2Piedmont Electric Member Corporation19,356

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Person County, North Carolina.

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

The largest electricity company in Person County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress.

How many power plants are within Person County, North Carolina?

Person County, North Carolina is home to 10 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27