Pitt County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pitt County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Pitt County is the 52nd worst polluting county in North Carolina when considering emissions per person. The county emits 3,811.78 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Pitt County is the 16th largest county by population in North Carolina, with 170,243 citizens residing within its borders.

Pitt County is 41st in North Carolina rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 157,379 megawatt hours produced from sustainable sources.

Pitt County is ranked as the 16th largest consuming county out of 100 counties in North Carolina with 2,287,412.18 megawatt hours being consumed by customers who live there.

Pitt County has experienced a reduction of 46.80% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production within the previous 12 months.

Pitt County generates 0.50% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, giving it a ranking of 27th out of 100 counties in the state for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,287,412 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    158,169 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    157,379 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    790 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    648,929,327 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,811.78 kg

Greenville, NC Electricity Overview

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Greenville has an average residential electricity rate of 11.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.09% less than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $123.87 per month. Greenville Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Greenville average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 109th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Greenville from electricity use is 358,111,661.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 12th highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 1,175,946.16 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greenville

Greenville 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.
298th11.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greenville
275th$123.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greenville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greenville, 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
Greenville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.22115.93766,44885,970,300

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Winterville, NC Electricity Overview

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Winterville has an average residential electricity rate of 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.55% more than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $126.05 per month. Winterville Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Winterville average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 480th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Winterville from electricity use is 42,807,602.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 92nd highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 140,569.11 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winterville

Winterville 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.
338th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winterville
296th$126.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winterville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winterville, 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
Greenville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.22115.93766,44885,970,300
Winterville UtilitiesBUNDLED12.22130.8837,173.094,542,000.31

Ayden, NC Electricity Overview

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Ayden has an average residential electricity rate of 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.05% more than the average state rate of 11.73 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $119 per month. Ayden Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Emissions in Ayden average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 22nd worst polluting city out of 777 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Ayden from electricity use is 20,364,503.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 164th highest amount in North Carolina. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 66,871.77 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ayden

Ayden 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.
312th11.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ayden
230th$119Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ayden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ayden, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ayden UtilitiesBUNDLED12.07106.8740,782.474,921,880.8
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Greenville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.22115.93766,44885,970,300

Electricity Production in Pitt County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Pitt County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Buckleberry SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 103,209
Augustus Farm, LLCAugustus Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 9,478
Flemming Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 9,222
Rams Horn Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 8,914
Littlefield Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 8,361
Bethel SolarBethel Solar LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 7,905
Bethel Price Solar, LLCBethel Price Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 6,512
Penny Hill SolarARE-RP Woodsdale, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 3,778
DSM PharmaceuticalsPatheon Manufacturing Service LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Distillate Fuel Oil 790509,491.82644.93

Pitt County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pitt County citizens average 3,811.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 52nd highest in the state out of 100 in this category. A total of 648,929,326.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 99.50% of electricity in Pitt County comes from generation using Solar. When combined with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.50%) and Natural Gas (0.00%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the production in the county. Pitt County has the 210th most power plants of any county in the nation, with 9 total power plants.

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99.50%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.50%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

Pitt County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 9 companies in Pitt County selling electricity. Of those 9, 33.33% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. North Carolina has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Pitt County is 4.02%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Greenville Utilities, Duke Energy Progress, and Edgecombe Martin EMC. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Pitt County a rank of 1027th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Pitt County:

  • Ayden, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 35.69%
    • Ayden Utilities: 28.62%
    • Greenville Utilities: 35.69%
  • Bethel, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 2.29%
    • Dominion Energy: 48.86%
    • Greenville Utilities: 48.86%
  • Falkland, North Carolina:
    • Greenville Utilities: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 33.33%
  • Farmville, North Carolina:
    • Farmville Lighting: 25.92%
    • Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Corporation: 4.20%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 34.94%
    • Greenville Utilities: 34.94%
  • Fountain, North Carolina:
    • Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Corporation: 13.71%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 29.42%
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 27.66%
    • Greenville Utilities: 29.21%
  • Greenville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Greenville Utilities: 50.00%
  • Grimesland, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Greenville Utilities: 50.00%
  • Simpson, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Greenville Utilities: 50.00%
  • Winterville, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 34.44%
    • Winterville Utilities: 31.11%
    • Greenville Utilities: 34.44%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Pitt County, North Carolina?

By total megawatt hours sold, Greenville Utilities is the largest electricity company in Pitt County, North Carolina.

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

Pitt County, North Carolina has 9 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 9 electricity companies operating in Pitt County, North Carolina.

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

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27