Pitt County, North Carolina Electric Profile

Consumers in Pitt County are faced with an average of 1.16 power outages each year, with an average of 127.95 minutes per outage.

Pitt County ranks 44th in the state out of 100 counties for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 0.8 megawatt hours generated per person a year.

As the 148th largest generator of solar powered electricity in the nation out of 3220, Pitt County produces a total of 144,313 megawatt hours from solar.

Pitt County produces 1.00% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, resulting in a ranking of 26th out of 100 counties in the state for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

The usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production has fallen by 5.76% in Pitt County during the course of the last 12 months.

The largest electricity company in Pitt County by megawatt hours sold is Greenville Utilities.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,311,089 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    147,960 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    146,475 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,485 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.82 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    723,021,815 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,000.3 kg

Greenville, NC Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Greenville is approximately 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.69% more than the average state price of 11.43 cents. With annual generation of 1,485 megawatt hours, Greenville is the 139th highest producer of electricity in the state. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Greenville average is 5.50% more at $126.86 per month.

Greenville citizens average 4,242.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 21st worst in North Carolina out of 739 in this category. A total of 389,966,931.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The city has one electricity plant in the city. This is the 54th most power plants within a city and the 157th highest number of plants per person, out of 739 cities, in North Carolina. In Greenville, Distillate Fuel Oil is 50.64% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greenville

Greenville 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.
596th12.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greenville
448th$126.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greenville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greenville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ayden UtilitiesBUNDLED12.07106.8740,782.474,921,880.8
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Edgecombe Martin EMCBUNDLED14.27160.88140,12420,001,000
Fountain, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.25155.432,789.04481,218.54
Greenville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.22115.93766,44885,970,300

Zips with electric coverage in Greenville, North Carolina include: 27858, 27834, 28590

Winterville, NC Electric Overview

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Winterville averages a residential electricity rate of 12.63 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 592nd out of 739 cities in the state. Greenville Utilities sells 11,905.25 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity provider. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $126.39. This is 4.27% more than the North Carolina average of $121.21.

Around 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 23rd highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. A total of 40,886,479.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 91st worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Winterville must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winterville

Winterville 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.
592nd12.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winterville
442nd$126.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winterville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winterville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ayden UtilitiesBUNDLED12.07106.8740,782.474,921,880.8
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Fountain, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.25155.432,789.04481,218.54
Greenville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.22115.93766,44885,970,300
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.59124.73395,64445,836,400

Ayden, NC Electric Overview

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Ayden's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.63 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 589th out of 739 cities in North Carolina. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $126.39 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers in Ayden pay 5.11% more compared to the rest of the United States. Greenville Utilities has 410 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Around 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 23rd highest polluter in North Carolina out of 739 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 21,755,252.53 kilograms. The residents of Ayden must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ayden

Ayden 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.
589th12.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ayden
438th$126.39Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Fountain, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.25155.432,789.04481,218.54
Greenville UtilitiesBUNDLED11.22115.93766,44885,970,300
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.59124.73395,64445,836,400

Energy 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 92,915
Augustus Farm, LLCAugustus Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 9,370
Littlefield Solar Center LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 8,704
Flemming Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 8,435
Bethel SolarBethel Solar LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 7,956
Rams Horn Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 7,931
Bethel Price Solar, LLCBethel Price Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pitt County NC Solar 6,601
Innovative Solar 10Cypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Bethel NC Solar 2,401
Carolina Poultry Power FarmvilleCarolina Poultry Power (100.00%)
Farmville NC Agricultural By-products 2,1625,090,999.942,354.76
DSM PharmaceuticalsPatheon Manufacturing Service LLC (100.00%)
Greenville NC Distillate Fuel Oil 1,485793,512.57534.35

Pitt County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Pitt County is the 16th worst ranked county in North Carolina out of 100 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 723,021,815.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. More importantly, the county averages 4,000.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county’s emission levels. The county is home to 10 electricity plants, which is 29th most in North Carolina and 67th highest when counting plants per resident. Pitt County's fuel of choice is Solar, with 97.54% of electricity generation using this fuel type. Taken together with Agricultural By-products (1.46%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.51%), the three fuel types make up 99.50% of the generation in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
97.54%
AGRICULTURAL BY-PRODUCTS
Agricultural By-products
1.46%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.51%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.50%

Pitt County, North Carolina Net Metering

Pitt County has 3 out of 9 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in North Carolina have decent net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Pitt County is 3.97%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Greenville Utilities, Duke Energy Progress, and Wilson Energy. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Pitt County ranks 1116th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Pitt County:

  • Ayden, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ayden Utilities: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Greenville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Winterville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Bethel, North Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 12.15%
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 12.55%
    • Ayden Utilities: 12.55%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 12.55%
    • Greenville Utilities: 12.55%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 12.55%
    • Winterville Utilities: 12.55%
    • Wilson Energy: 12.55%
  • Falkland, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Ayden Utilities: 14.29%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 14.29%
    • Greenville Utilities: 14.29%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 14.29%
    • Winterville Utilities: 14.29%
    • Wilson Energy: 14.29%
  • Farmville, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 13.08%
    • Farmville Lighting: 10.12%
    • Ayden Utilities: 13.08%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 13.08%
    • Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Corporation: 11.40%
    • Greenville Utilities: 13.08%
    • Winterville Utilities: 13.08%
    • Wilson Energy: 13.08%
  • Fountain, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 14.29%
    • Ayden Utilities: 14.29%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 14.29%
    • Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Corporation: 14.29%
    • Greenville Utilities: 14.29%
    • Winterville Utilities: 14.29%
    • Wilson Energy: 14.29%
  • Greenville, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.44%
    • Ayden Utilities: 16.44%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.44%
    • Greenville Utilities: 16.44%
    • Edgecombe Martin EMC: 1.36%
    • Winterville Utilities: 16.44%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.44%
  • Grimesland, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ayden Utilities: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Greenville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Winterville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Simpson, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ayden Utilities: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Greenville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Winterville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%
  • Winterville, North Carolina:
    • Fountain, North Carolina Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ayden Utilities: 16.67%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 16.67%
    • Greenville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Winterville Utilities: 16.67%
    • Wilson Energy: 16.67%

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

FAQ

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

Pitt County, North Carolina is home to 9 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

There are 10 electricity plants in Pitt County, North Carolina

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

The largest electricity supplier in Pitt County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Greenville Utilities.

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

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-24