Swain County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Swain County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Swain County residents are responsible for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the national average pollution per capita is 4,459.99.

Swain County is the 2216th largest county in the nation, with 14,117 citizens residing within the county's borders.

Citizens of Swain County pay about 16.02% less than the $126.49 North Carolina average monthly residential electricity expense.

Swain County generates 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 94.1 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

The county is ranked as the 14th highest producer of electricity of all 100 counties in North Carolina for total electricity generation, producing 1,328,370 megawatt hours.

Residents of Swain County are paying, on average, 29.22% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    189,678 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,328,370 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,328,370 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    94.1 MWh

Cherokee CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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Cherokee CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their residents, 29.22% below the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $106.23 per month, while the US average is $129.86. Duke Energy Carolinas has an estimated 1,630 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Cherokee CDP residents average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 109th highest in the state out of 777 in this category. With total emissions of 8,981,331.3 kilograms, the city ranks 300th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 29,492.37 megawatt hours consumed in Cherokee CDP must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cherokee CDP

Cherokee CDP 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.
2nd10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cherokee CDP
16th$106.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cherokee CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cherokee CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852

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Bryson City, NC Electricity Overview

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Bryson City has an average residential electricity rate of 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their residents, 29.22% below the average national electricity price of 14.46 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $106.23 per month, while the US average is $129.86. Duke Energy Carolinas has an estimated 309 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Bryson City residents average 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 480th highest in the state out of 777 in this category. With total emissions of 6,374,903.95 kilograms, the city ranks 355th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. All of the 20,933.54 megawatt hours consumed in Bryson City must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity plants within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bryson City

Bryson City 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.
2nd10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bryson City
16th$106.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bryson City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bryson City, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852

Electricity Production in Swain County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Swain County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Swain County NC Conventional Hydroelectric 1,328,370

Swain County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Swain County residents average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. At 0 kilograms per person and 14,117 residents in the county, the county emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 93rd worst rank in the state for total emissions. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Swain County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Swain County has one power producing plant within its borders.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Swain County, North Carolina Net Metering

Swain County is home to one electricity provider. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only supplier in the county offers net metering options. At the state level, North Carolina is known for commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Swain County averages out to about 5.10% of all energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 1889th best in the country and a state rank of 58th best out of 3221 and 100 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Swain County, North Carolina

FAQ

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

Swain County, North Carolina is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Swain County, North Carolina?

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

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas72,872

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-21