Richmond County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richmond County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Over 0.51% of Richmond County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuels, putting Richmond County at 1077th in the US for total renewable electricity generation.

Richmond County experienced a 9.00% rise in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year.

The use of natural gas in Richmond County yields a total of 9,443,948.62 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 1st out of 100 counties in North Carolina.

Richmond County produces 1.13 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Richmond County the 49th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in North Carolina out of 100 counties.

Richmond County is 49th out of 100 counties in North Carolina in solar power generation, with 48,381 megawatt hours produced from solar.

Richmond County's average residential electricity rate is 12.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.14% lower than the US average price of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    577,029 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,500,832 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    48,381 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,452,451 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    221.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    243,777,440 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,676.37 kg

Rockingham, NC Electricity Overview

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Rockingham has an average residential electricity rate of 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the North Carolina average price of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 14.46 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Rockingham average is 6.84% higher at $138.73 per month. With an estimated 444 total residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Rockingham averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 37,819,792.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 99th highest for total emissions in North Carolina. The electricity used in Rockingham has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rockingham

Rockingham 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.
617th12.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rockingham
582nd$138.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rockingham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rockingham, 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
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66253,42433,398,400

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Hamlet, NC Electricity Overview

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Hamlet has an average residential electricity rate of 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the North Carolina average price of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 14.46 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Hamlet average is 6.84% higher at $138.73 per month. With an estimated 310 total residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Hamlet averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 24,652,629.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 140th highest for total emissions in North Carolina. The electricity used in Hamlet has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hamlet

Hamlet 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.
617th12.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hamlet
582nd$138.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hamlet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hamlet, 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
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66253,42433,398,400

East Rockingham CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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East Rockingham CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the North Carolina average price of 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 14.46 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the East Rockingham CDP average is 6.84% higher at $138.73 per month. With an estimated 199 total residential customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. East Rockingham CDP averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 14,202,369.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 229th highest for total emissions in North Carolina. The electricity used in East Rockingham CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Rockingham CDP

East Rockingham CDP 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.
617th12.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Rockingham CDP
582nd$138.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Rockingham CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Rockingham CDP, 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
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66253,42433,398,400

Electricity Production in Richmond County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Richmond County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sherwood H Smith Jr Energy ComplexDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Natural Gas 9,336,138.033,947,005,793.36422.77
Richmond County NC Natural Gas 116,31366,808,429.66574.38
Pecan PV1Fresh Air Energy XIII LLC (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 9,431
Rockingham Solar, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 9,265
County Home Solar LLCNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 9,093
Rock FarmRock Farm LLC (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 8,792
ESA Hamlet NC , LLCESA Hamlet NC LLC (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 8,633
Richmond County NC Solar 3,167

Richmond County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Richmond County citizens emit 5,676.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 6th worst polluting county out of 100 counties in North Carolina and 1112th out of 3221 counties nationally. This equals a total pollution amount of 243,777,440.3 kilograms. Natural Gas makes up 99.40% of the fuel used for electricity production in Richmond County. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil are also important fuel types in the county, with 0.51% and 0.09% of total electricity production coming from each fuel source, respectively. Richmond County is home to 8 electricity generation plants, which is 245th highest in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.40%
SOLAR
Solar
0.51%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%

Richmond County, North Carolina Net Metering

Richmond County has 2 out of 2 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of North Carolina has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Richmond County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.19% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Richmond County a rank of 1188th best in the country out of 3221.

Power Companies in Richmond County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Richmond County:

  • Dobbins Heights, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
  • Ellerbe, North Carolina:
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Hamlet, North Carolina:
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Hoffman, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Norman, North Carolina:
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
  • Rockingham, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%

* 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 Richmond County, North Carolina?

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity company in Richmond County, North Carolina.

How many power plants are located within Richmond County, North Carolina?

There are 8 active electricity plants located in Richmond County, North Carolina

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

There are 2 electricity companies serving consumers in Richmond County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress27,820
2Pee Dee EMC6,607

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-09