Richmond County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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The largest electricity provider in Richmond County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Progress.

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Richmond County is the 873rd largest producing county in the country out of 3220 counties when considering megawatt hours generated using renewable fuel sources.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Richmond County is 12.28 cents. This is about 8.69% below the nationwide average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Richmond County is 801st in the United States out of 3220 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 2.67 megawatt hours per person each year.

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Richmond County ranks 58th out of 100 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents consuming 573,213.79 megawatt hours.

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Richmond County produces 1457.04% more than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the excess.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    573,214 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,925,177 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    119,492 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,805,685 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    199.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    231,339,038 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,160.48 kg

Rockingham, NC Electric Overview

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Rockingham's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.71% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 11.43 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for citizens of the city. The city produces 1.05 megawatt hours per person from solar power, which is 91st out of 739 cities in North Carolina. Duke Energy Progress has 359 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

For every person in the city there are 3,891.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 640th worst in North Carolina out of 739 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 34,499,396.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city has the 54th most power plant of any city in North Carolina, with one total plant. This is the 124th most power plants per capita in the state. Rockingham has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated by Solar.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rockingham

Rockingham 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.
537th12.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rockingham
613th$135.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rockingham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rockingham, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66No DataIcon representing missing value.253,42433,398,400

Hamlet, NC Electric Overview

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Hamlet has an average residential electricity rate of 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.71% higher than the average state price of 11.43 cents and 8.46% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 6,352.19 megawatt hours each year, Duke Energy Progress is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $135.08. This is 12.34% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

Hamlet emits 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 23rd worst polluting city out of 739 cities in the state. With total emissions of 26,837,978.13 kilograms, the city ranks 129th worst in North Carolina for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 80,952.43 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hamlet

Hamlet 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.
537th12.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hamlet
613th$135.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hamlet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hamlet, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66No DataIcon representing missing value.253,42433,398,400

East Rockingham CDP, NC Electric Overview

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East Rockingham CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.71% higher than the average state price of 11.43 cents and 8.46% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 4,117.47 megawatt hours each year, Duke Energy Progress is the largest vendor in the city. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $135.08. This is 12.34% above the nationwide average of $120.24.

East Rockingham CDP is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 13,081,977.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 127th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

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 July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$163.77/mo.$80.69/mo.
537th12.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Rockingham CDP
613th$135.08Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Rockingham CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Rockingham CDP, North Carolina

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Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.49No DataIcon representing missing value.16,332,1601,869,504,874
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66No DataIcon representing missing value.253,42433,398,400

Energy Production in Richmond County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Richmond County, North Carolina

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Sherwood H Smith Jr Energy ComplexDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Natural Gas 8,745,6973,566,414,955.15407.79YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Hoffman NC Solar 80,670No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Richmond County NC Natural Gas 59,98835,630,055.3593.95No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
County Home Solar LLCNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Rockingham NC Solar 9,292No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rockingham Solar, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 9,098No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pecan PV1Fresh Air Energy XIII LLC (100.00%)
Cordova CDP NC Solar 8,775No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rock FarmStrata Solar Development, LLC (100.00%)
Richmond County NC Solar 8,700No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Richmond County NC Solar 2,957No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Richmond County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Richmond County is the 1109th worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 231,339,038.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the county ranks 1466th highest in the United States in pollution per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 5,160.48 kilograms of emissions per capita. The county has 8 power plants within its borders. This is the 291st most power plants in a single county and the 481st highest number of power plants per citizen, out of 3220 counties, in the United States. For the purpose of electricity production, Richmond County's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, accounting for 98.47%, or 8,788,935.48 megawatt hours of production in the county. Solar (1.34%) is also used for electricity generation, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.19%).

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98.47%
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Solar
1.34%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.19%

Richmond County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity companies in Richmond County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state of North Carolina has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Richmond County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 4.19% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Richmond County a rank of 1325th best in the US out of 3220.

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:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
  • Hamlet, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
  • Hoffman, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 50.00%
  • Norman, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Pee Dee EMC: 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

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

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1Duke Energy Progress22,564
2Pee Dee EMC8,123

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

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

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Richmond County, North Carolina.

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

There are 8 electricity plants in Richmond County, North Carolina

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16