Electric Rates & Providers in Surry County, NC

Surry County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Surry County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

The largest electricity provider in Surry County by megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 100.00%, or 67,295 megawatt hours, of Surry County's total energy production.

Surry County has emissions of 3,544.05 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2169th worst polluting county in the nation by per capita pollution.

At an average residential rate of 13.16 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Surry County benefit from a 17.47% discount from the nationwide average rate.

Surry County is home to 71,403 people and its power generation plants produce 67,295 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 0.94 megawatt hours per capita.

Surry County had a 146.29% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    907,299 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    67,295 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    67,295 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.94 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    253,055,623 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,544.05 kg

Mount Airy, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Mount Airy is roughly 13.16 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 0.49% above the state's average rate of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 363rd lowest for average electricity price out of 777 cities in the state. Power plants in the city have had a 4.85% decline in the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable and fossil fuels. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Duke Energy Carolinas.

Electricity use in Mount Airy creates 39,362,238 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 87th highest of any city in North Carolina. Additionally, the city ranks 701st highest in the state for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city is home to one power producing plant. Mount Airy's power plants most often use Solar, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Airy

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
363rd13.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mount Airy
328th$134.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Airy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mount Airy, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.73113.3921,705,738.462,545,391,993
Surry-Yadkin EMCBUNDLED14.60155.89353,42251,602,400

Elkin, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Elkin is roughly 13.16 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 0.49% above the state's average rate of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 363rd lowest for average electricity price out of 777 cities in the state. The city has seen a 100.00% rise in electricity generated by facilities specializing in solar power. There is a deficit of 49,590.99 megawatt hours in the city due to citizens using 2632.22% more electricity than the city's electricity plants generate. This leads to the city having to purchase additional electricity.

Electricity use in Elkin creates 14,731,284.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 199th highest of any city in North Carolina. Additionally, the city ranks 707th highest in the state for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city is home to one power producing plant. Elkin's power plants most often use Solar, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elkin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
363rd13.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elkin
328th$134.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elkin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elkin, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.73113.3921,705,738.462,545,391,993
Surry-Yadkin EMCBUNDLED14.60155.89353,42251,602,400

Pilot Mountain, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Pilot Mountain is roughly 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 10.48% below the state's average rate of 13.10 cents, resulting in the city ranking 50th lowest for average electricity price out of 777 cities in the state. Duke Energy Carolinas has an estimated 286 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.99, while the Pilot Mountain average is 17.83% below at $113.39 per month.

Electricity use in Pilot Mountain creates 6,594,240.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 343rd highest of any city in North Carolina. This total also equates to a ranking of 33rd worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pilot Mountain

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.093/kWh$155.51/mo.$70.76/mo.
50th11.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pilot Mountain
7th$113.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pilot Mountain Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED11.73113.3921,705,738.462,545,391,993

Electricity Production in Surry County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Surry County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Stony Knoll Solar, LLCStony Knoll Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Surry County NC Solar 37,012
1001 Ebenezer Church SolarTransAlta Corporation (100.00%)
Surry County NC Solar 8,934
Hayes Solar, LLCHayes Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Surry County NC Solar 6,535
COC Surry LFG, LLCCary Oil Company (100.00%)
Surry County NC Landfill Gas 5,7243,527,638.36616.29
Ararat Rock Solar, LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Surry County NC Solar 5,696
Partin SolarPartin Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Elkin NC Solar 1,884
Mayberry Solar LLCOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Mount Airy NC Solar 1,510

Surry County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 253,055,623.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Surry County due to electricity use. Additionally, the county ranks 2169th worst in the United States for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has the 389th most electricity generation plants of any county in the United States, with 7 total plants. In Surry County, Solar is 91.49% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

SOLAR
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91.49%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
8.51%

Surry County, North Carolina Net Metering

Surry County has 2 out of 3 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, North Carolina has above average net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Surry County is 3.80%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Surry-Yadkin EMC, and Blue Ridge Energy. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Surry County a rank of 27th best in North Carolina out of 100 counties.

Power Companies in Surry County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Surry County:

  • Dobson, North Carolina:
    • Surry-Yadkin EMC: 50.00%
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
  • Elkin, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Surry-Yadkin EMC: 50.00%
  • Mount Airy, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Surry-Yadkin EMC: 50.00%
  • Pilot Mountain, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%

* 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 Surry County, North Carolina?

By total revenue, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity provider in Surry County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas74,554
2Surry-Yadkin EMC10,338
3Blue Ridge Energy492

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

Surry County, North Carolina has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

Surry County, North Carolina has 7 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06