Stanly County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Stanly County, North Carolina Overview

Averaging generation of 0.15 megawatt hours per resident per year, Stanly County ranks 1749th out of 3221 counties in the country in production per capita.

Stanly County is home to over 62,504 residents and generates 9,021 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.14 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Stanly County 64th in North Carolina out of 100 counties for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

Stanly County generates 0 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 31st highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

The use of renewable fuel types for electricity production in Stanly County rose by 9.27% last year.

The largest electricity company in Stanly County by customer count is Duke Energy Carolinas.

As the 85th largest producer of electricity in North Carolina out of 100 counties, Stanly County produces 9,190 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    825,457 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.21 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,190 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,021 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    169 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.15 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    252,353,987 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,037.41 kg

Albemarle, NC Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Albemarle home are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.40% lower than the average North Carolina rate of 11.59 cents. With an estimated 12,230 total residential customers, City of Albemarle Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Albemarle electricity customers consume 310012.28% of the electricity generated within the city limits and the city must import electricity produced in rural areas or other nearby cities to account for the difference.

Electricity consumption in Albemarle results in the release of 67,088,060.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 66th highest amount in North Carolina out of 777 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 4,082.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Albemarle is the 19th highest polluting city in North Carolina. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Albemarle. Albemarle has one power generation plant within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albemarle

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
248th11.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albemarle
218th$117.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albemarle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albemarle, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Albemarle PowerBUNDLED12.61129.25123,74915,609,800
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.28104.8722,325,6272,294,898,313
Union PowerBUNDLED12.26149.091,130,920138,657,000

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Locust, NC Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Locust home are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.75% lower than the average North Carolina rate of 11.59 cents. With an estimated 1,097 total residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $126.98 per month.

There are no power facilities within Locust, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 4,079.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 127th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,079.44 kilograms per person and 4,537 residents in the city, the city emits 18,508,424.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Locust

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
227th11.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Locust
310th$126.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Locust Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Locust, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.28104.8722,325,6272,294,898,313
Union PowerBUNDLED12.26149.091,130,920138,657,000

Zips with electric coverage in Locust, North Carolina include: 28025, 28107, 28124, 28097, 28163

Norwood, NC Electric Overview

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On average, residents who call Norwood home are charged a residential electricity rate of 10.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.11% lower than the average North Carolina rate of 11.59 cents. With an estimated 609 total residential customers, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $113.33 per month, while the nationwide average is $123.86. Consumers in the city pay a 7.52% reduction compared to the rest of the United States.

There are no power facilities within Norwood, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 4,079.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 127th worst polluting city out of 777 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 4,079.44 kilograms per person and 2,367 residents in the city, the city emits 9,656,037.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Norwood

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
205th10.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Norwood
177th$113.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Norwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Norwood, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.28104.8722,325,6272,294,898,313
Pee Dee EMCBUNDLED13.18145.66253,42433,398,400

Energy Production in Stanly County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Stanly County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Falls Hydro
Stanly County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 137,684
Misenheimer FarmMisenheimer Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Stanly County NC Solar 9,021
Stanly County NC Distillate Fuel Oil 99135,053.311,364.17
Albemarle NC Distillate Fuel Oil 7076,305.491,090.08

Stanly County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Stanly County results in the release of 252,353,986.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 1048th largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 40th highest in the state out of 100 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 4,037.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Stanly County is the 35th highest polluting county in the state. The main fuel type consumed in Stanly County is Solar, making up 98.16% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Stanly County has 4 power generation plants, which is 566th most in the US.

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98.16%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.84%

Stanly County, North Carolina Net Metering

Stanly County has 3 out of 4 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of North Carolina have above average net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity providers in Stanly County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.46% of electricity generated. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Stanly County receiving a rank of 2255th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Stanly County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Stanly County:

  • Albemarle, North Carolina:
    • City of Albemarle Power: 48.28%
    • Union Power: 1.04%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.68%
  • Badin, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Locust, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Misenheimer, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Union Power: 50.00%
  • New London, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Union Power: 50.00%
  • Norwood, North Carolina:
    • Pee Dee EMC: 20.74%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 79.26%
  • Oakboro, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Union Power: 50.00%
  • Red Cross, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Union Power: 50.00%
  • Richfield, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Stanfield, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Union Power: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Stanly County, North Carolina is home to 4 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas54,217
2Union Power21,488
3City of Albemarle Power12,314
4Pee Dee EMC464

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Stanly County, North Carolina.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Stanly County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01