Rowan County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Rowan County, North Carolina Overview

Natural gas accounts for 99.10% of the electric generation in Rowan County, giving it a rank of 1st out of 100 counties in the state for total natural gas production.

Citizens of Rowan County consume enough electricity to release 4,925.31 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,474.87.

Rowan County is ranked as the 4th highest producer of electricity in the state out of 100 counties for total electricity generation, producing 8,998,964 megawatt hours.

Solar power generation in Rowan County has grown from 77,811 megawatt hours to 80,781 megawatt hours per year in the previous year.

With 80,781 megawatt hours produced using solar, Rowan County is 223rd out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar power electricity production.

With 80,781 megawatt generated from solar power and 146,875 citizens in Rowan County, the county averages 0.55 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 299th in the country out of 3221 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,917,228  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.05  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,998,964  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    80,781  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,918,183  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    61.27  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    723,404,621  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,925.31  kg

Salisbury, NC Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Salisbury home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.30 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 10.42% below North Carolina's average rate of 11.50 cents, which ranks the city 115th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 2,886 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $105.35. This is 13.48% lower than the North Carolina average bill of $121.76.

Electricity use in Salisbury results in the release of 144,784,481.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 28th highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,073.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 119th ranked city in North Carolina for CO2 emissions released per capita. In Salisbury, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salisbury

Salisbury residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh $155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
115th 10.30¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salisbury
133rd $105.35 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salisbury Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salisbury, North Carolina

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy Carolinas BUNDLED 10.26 104.36 22,207,442 2,279,019,924
Energy United Electric Member Corp BUNDLED 11.44 135.45 1,625,173 185,884,000

Zips with electric coverage in Salisbury, North Carolina include: 28146, 28144, 28147

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China Grove, NC Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call China Grove home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.26 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 10.74% below North Carolina's average rate of 11.50 cents, which ranks the city 2nd out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 472 residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $104.36. This is 14.29% lower than the North Carolina average bill of $121.76.

Electricity use in China Grove results in the release of 18,063,432.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 185th highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,073.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 119th ranked city in North Carolina for CO2 emissions released per capita. In China Grove, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in China Grove

China Grove residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh $155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
2nd 10.26¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of China Grove
16th $104.36 Average residential monthly electricity bill for China Grove Residents

Electric Companies With Service in China Grove, North Carolina

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy Carolinas BUNDLED 10.26 104.36 22,207,442 2,279,019,924

Landis, NC Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Landis home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 5.57% above North Carolina's average rate of 11.50 cents, which ranks the city 529th out of 777 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $94.93 per month, while the state average is $121.76. Customers in the city pay a 22.03% discount compared to other citizens in North Carolina. The city has permitted a 10.87% rise in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel type use in their electricity production facilities.

Electricity use in Landis results in the release of 15,032,491.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 216th highest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 119th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 4,073.85 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city has the 28th highest number of electricity plants of any city in North Carolina, with one total plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Landis

Landis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.131/kWh$0.121/kWh $130.70/mo.$94.93/mo.
529th 12.14¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Landis
1st $94.93 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Landis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Landis, North Carolina

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Landis Power BUNDLED 12.14 94.93 28,400.28 3,447,148.48

Zips with electric coverage in Landis, North Carolina include: 28081, 28083, 28023, 28088

Energy Production in Rowan County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Rowan County, North Carolina

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Rowan County NC Natural Gas 4,535,375 1,697,084,198.88 374.19
Rowan County NC Natural Gas 4,382,859 1,698,384,176.06 387.51 Yes
Woodleaf Solar FacilityDuke Energy Carolinas (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 11,467
Organ Church SolarNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 10,563
Statesville SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 9,165
Meadowbrook Solar FarmCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 9,149
Spencer Farm, LLCSpencer Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 8,087
West Salisbury Farm LLCStrata Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 7,949
Salisbury SolarOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 7,501
Buddy SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 5,807
Rockwell Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 4,290
Redmon Solar Farm LLCStrata Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 3,757
Catawba Solar LLCCatawba Solar LLC (100.00%)
Rowan County NC Solar 3,046
Landis NC Distillate Fuel Oil -51 2,741.07 -53.75

Rowan County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Rowan County's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 99.10% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts at 0.90% (80,781 megawatt hours) and 0.01% (538.52 megawatt hours), respectively. The county's residents average 4,925.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 11th highest in North Carolina out of 100 in this category. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 723,404,621.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Rowan County has 14 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 121st highest number of power plants within a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.10%
SOLAR
Solar
0.90%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Rowan County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Rowan County, 4 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these 3 companies is 5.28%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Rowan County is ranked as the 2290th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Rowan County:

  • China Grove, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Cleveland, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 50.00%
  • East Spencer, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Faith, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Granite Quarry, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Landis, North Carolina:
    • Landis Power: 100.00%
  • Rockwell, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Salisbury, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 96.84%
    • Energy United Electric Member Corp: 3.16%
  • Spencer, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Rowan County, North Carolina.

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

There are 14 electricity plants in Rowan County, North Carolina

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

The largest electricity supplier in Rowan County, North Carolina by total revenue is Duke Energy Carolinas.

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Duke Energy Carolinas 68,726
2 Energy United Electric Member Corp 7,014
3 Union Power 4,094
4 Landis Power 3,417

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-13