Washington County, North Carolina Electric Profile

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Washington County generates 95.81% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 4.19% from other counties.

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Washington County is the 94th highest pollution level from electricity consumption out of 100 counties in North Carolina, emitting 2,054,702.8 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Washington County is the 154th highest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the United States out of 3220 counties.

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Washington County has seen year over year increase of 333.50% for electricity production using solar energy.

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While the national average residential electricity rate is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Washington County’s average price is 1.80% above that at 13.69 cents per kilowatt hour.

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As the 52nd highest generator of electricity of all 100 counties in North Carolina, Washington County produces 141,872 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    148,070 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    141,872 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    141,872 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,054,703 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    177.44 kg

Plymouth, NC Electric Overview

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Plymouth's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 16.18% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $144.58. This is 20.24% higher than the US average of $120.24.

Electricity use in Plymouth creates 14,743,719.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 216th most of any city in North Carolina. The city also ranks 127th worst in North Carolina in pollution per resident, averaging 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 44,472.05 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plymouth

Plymouth residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.100/kWh$242.45/mo.$97.50/mo.
655th13.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plymouth
701st$144.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plymouth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plymouth, North Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1,659,572189,027,070
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

Roper, NC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour for Roper, which is 16.24% more than North Carolina's average price of 11.43 cents. This means the city is 659th best for average electricity rate out of 739 cities in the state. With 24 residential customers, Dominion Energy is the largest vendor in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.16 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Roper has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 3,183,592.1 kilograms, which is 473rd highest in the state out of 739 cities. The city averages 4,239.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 23rd highest city in North Carolina in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Roper

Roper residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.100/kWh$242.45/mo.$97.50/mo.
659th13.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roper
687th$144.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Roper Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Roper, North Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1,659,572189,027,070
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

Creswell, NC Electric Overview

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Creswell's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.29 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 16.24% higher than the state's average rate of 11.43 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $144.56 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24.

Creswell is the 655th worst ranked city in North Carolina out of 739 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 801,196.95 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 Creswell

Creswell residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.100/kWh$242.45/mo.$97.50/mo.
659th13.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Creswell
687th$144.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Creswell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Creswell, North Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.39149.63No DataIcon representing missing value.1,659,572189,027,070
Tideland EMCBUNDLED15.19139.48No DataIcon representing missing value.225,07234,181,000

Energy Production in Washington County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Washington County, North Carolina

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Albemarle Beach SolarAlbemarle Beach Solar, LLC (100.00%)
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Creswell Alligood Solar, LLCDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
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Plymouth Solar LLCSunEnergy1 (100.00%)
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Washington County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Washington County has the 2853rd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 2,054,702.8 kilograms. This total also results in a ranking of 2842nd highest in the nation for pollution per person with an average of 177.44 kilograms of emissions per resident. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Washington County. Washington County has the 785th most electricity generation plants of any county in the US, with 3 total plants. This translates to the 325th most power plants per capita in the country.

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Washington County, North Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Washington County, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. At the state level, North Carolina has commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Washington County averages out to about 12.46% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Washington County a rank of 95th best in North Carolina out of 100.

Power Companies in Washington County, North Carolina

FAQ

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

Washington County, North Carolina has 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Washington County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity provider in Washington County, North Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Washington County, North Carolina.

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

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1Dominion Energy6,927
2Tideland EMC2,595

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16