Watauga County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Watauga County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Watauga County emits 4,091.72 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1996th highest polluting county in the United States by per capita pollution.

Watauga County has a population of 54,086 citizens.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Watauga County enjoy an average rate that is 11.80% below that at 12.75 cents per kilowatt hour.

Residents of Watauga County pay roughly 13.19% less than the $129.86 US average monthly residential electric expense.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Watauga County is New River Light & Power.

Watauga County citizens are faced with outages lasting on average 226 minutes per occurrence, with about 1.8 outages each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    726,708 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    221,304,913 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,091.72 kg

Boone, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Boone is around 12.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.59% above the state's average rate of 11.73 cents and 16.78% lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. New River Light & Power is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Boone average is 25.04% lower at $97.33 per month.

Boone is the 54th worst ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 78,119,169.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 480th worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boone

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.114/kWh$99.32/mo.$91.38/mo.
511th12.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boone
3rd$97.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boone Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boone, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge EnergyBUNDLED12.86114735,85594,635,000
New River Light & PowerBUNDLED10.9475.3356,0016,127,400

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Foscoe CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Foscoe CDP is around 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.64% above the state's average rate of 11.73 cents and 11.07% lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Blue Ridge Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Foscoe CDP average is 12.21% lower at $114 per month.

Foscoe CDP is the 368th worst ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 5,961,639.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 109th worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Foscoe CDP

Foscoe CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.119/kWh$115.41/mo.$104.13/mo.
684th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Foscoe CDP
184th$114Average residential monthly electricity bill for Foscoe CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Foscoe CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge EnergyBUNDLED12.86114735,85594,635,000

Blowing Rock, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Blowing Rock is around 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.64% above the state's average rate of 11.73 cents and 11.07% lower than the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Blue Ridge Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Blowing Rock average is 12.21% lower at $114 per month.

Blowing Rock is the 378th worst ranked city in the state out of 777 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 5,630,210.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 109th worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.119/kWh$115.41/mo.$104.13/mo.
684th12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blowing Rock
184th$114Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blowing Rock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge EnergyBUNDLED12.86114735,85594,635,000

Watauga County, North Carolina Details

Watauga County, North Carolina Net Metering

Watauga County has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. North Carolina has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Watauga County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 2.89% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.99%, resulting in a rank of 386th best in the country and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 100 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Watauga County, North Carolina

Providers In Each City in Watauga County:

  • Banner Elk, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Blue Ridge Energy: 50.00%
  • Beech Mountain, North Carolina:
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 52.25%
    • Blue Ridge Energy: 47.75%
  • Blowing Rock, North Carolina:
    • Blue Ridge Energy: 100.00%
  • Boone, North Carolina:
    • Blue Ridge Energy: 56.90%
    • New River Light & Power: 43.10%
  • Seven Devils, North Carolina:
    • Blue Ridge Energy: 98.39%
    • Mountain Electric Cooperative: 1.61%

* 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 Watauga County, North Carolina?

By total customer count, Blue Ridge Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Watauga County, North Carolina.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Blue Ridge Energy13,239
2New River Light & Power8,538
3Mountain Electric Cooperative897

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving customers in Watauga County, North Carolina.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-02