Stanly County, North Carolina Electric Profile

Stanly County produces 0 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 1177th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita.

Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest provider in Stanly County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Stanly County had a 14.28% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

Stanly County experienced a 2.54% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the last year.

Stanly County has seen a 15.32% increase in hydroelectric power production throughout the last 12 months.

Stanly County is the 44th most populous county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    803,080 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    189,100 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    189,012 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    88 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    203,720,562 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,243.65 kg

Albemarle, NC Electric Overview

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On average, Albemarle's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 11.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.65% below the average state rate of 11.43 cents. Power generation facilities in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 100.00% of the megawatt hours they generate. This is the 20th most in North Carolina out of 739 cities. Electricity generation facilities in the city generate, on average, 0.01 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable fuels, which means they are 22nd in North Carolina out of 739 cities.

Albemarle has the 25th highest electricity producing plants of any city in the state, with 2 total plants. This is also the 118th most plants per resident in North Carolina. Emissions in the city average 4,247.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 16th worst polluting city out of 739 cities in North Carolina based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for the city from electricity use is 67,881,444.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 59th highest in North Carolina. When it comes to electricity generation, Albemarle's main fuel type is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 100.00%, or 88 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albemarle

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.095/kWh$159.64/mo.$75.72/mo.
179th11.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albemarle
224th$118.63Average 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 Albermarle PowerBUNDLED12.61129.25123,74915,609,800
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.2310422,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874

Locust, NC Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Locust are paying an average residential electricity price of 11.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.72% less than the average North Carolina rate of 11.43 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $121.21, while the Locust average is 0.60% higher at $121.93 per month. This ranks the city 310th in the state for average monthly bill total. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Locust is the 224th worst ranked city in North Carolina out of 739 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 13,976,435.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Locust

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.095/kWh$159.04/mo.$75.00/mo.
127th11.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Locust
310th$121.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Locust Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Locust, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Concord UtilitiesBUNDLED10.26103.81339,02534,780,900
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.2310422,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874
Union PowerBUNDLED12.26149.091,130,920138,657,000

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

Norwood, NC Electric Overview

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On average, Norwood's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 19.41% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Duke Energy Carolinas has 453 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $121.21, while the Norwood average is 5.75% less at $114.24 per month. This ranks the city 130th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Releasing 9,508,384.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Norwood is the 293rd worst out of 739 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 127th highest polluting city in North Carolina for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Norwood

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.095/kWh$159.64/mo.$75.72/mo.
63rd10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Norwood
130th$114.24Average 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 CarolinasBUNDLED10.2310422,037,4142,254,897,047
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED11.45124.4916,332,1601,869,504,874

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 HydroCube Hydro Carolinas Yadkin (100.00%)
Stanly County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 180,756
Misenheimer FarmMisenheimer Farm, LLC (100.00%)
Richfield NC Solar 8,256
Albemarle NC Distillate Fuel Oil 70103,864.371,483.78
Albemarle NC Distillate Fuel Oil 1865,341.213,630.07

Stanly County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Stanly County has the 623rd most electricity producing plants of any county in the nation, with 4 total power plants. This equates to the 1081st most plants per resident in the US. The main fuel type utilized in Stanly County is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 95.59% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 4.37% and 0.05% of total electricity production, respectively. Emissions in Stanly County average 3,243.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 2308th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 203,720,561.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
95.59%
SOLAR
Solar
4.37%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Stanly County, North Carolina Net Metering

Roughly 83.33% of the electricity suppliers in Stanly County offer net metering to their customers. North Carolina has commendable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

Stanly County has 6 providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 5.11%. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Stanly County a rank of 64th best in North Carolina out of 100 counties.

Providers In Each City in Stanly County:

  • Albemarle, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 35.39%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 35.39%
    • City of Albermarle Power: 29.22%
  • Badin, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Locust, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 27.50%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 27.08%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 36.25%
    • Concord Utilities: 9.17%
  • Misenheimer, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
  • New London, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 8.64%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 38.24%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 38.24%
    • City of Albermarle Power: 14.88%
  • Norwood, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Oakboro, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
  • Red Cross, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.33%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 33.33%
  • Richfield, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 14.29%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 42.86%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 42.86%
  • Stanfield, North Carolina:
    • Union Power: 32.05%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 33.92%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 34.03%

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

FAQ

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

Stanly County, North Carolina has 4 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas40,271
2Union Power21,361
3Duke Energy Progress19,062
4City of Albermarle Power12,314
5Energy United Electric Member Corp347
6Pee Dee EMC246

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

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Stanly County, North Carolina.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in Stanly County, North Carolina.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-02