Wilkes County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wilkes County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

The electricity consumed by citizens of Wilkes County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power production facilities.

Wilkes County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 17.38% lower than the United States average rate, at 11.95 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

The average monthly residential electricity cost in Wilkes County is 3.07% lower than the state average and 5.58% lower than the national average.

During the previous 12 months, Wilkes County had a 3.64% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Wilkes County is the 823rd largest county in the US, with 65,969 residents residing within the county's borders.

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

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    886,370 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    269,926,854 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,091.72 kg

North Wilkesboro, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for North Wilkesboro is around 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 12.74% below the state's average rate of 11.73 cents, ranking the city at 2nd best for average electricity rate out of 777 cities in North Carolina. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the North Wilkesboro average is 18.19% less at $106.23 per month. Selling an estimated 25,241.8 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. North Wilkesboro averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 480th highest in the state out of 777 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 17,929,928.81 kilograms, the city ranks 187th worst in North Carolina for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 58,877.25 megawatt hours of electricity used in North Wilkesboro must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Wilkesboro

North Wilkesboro 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 North Wilkesboro
16th$106.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Wilkesboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Wilkesboro, 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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Wilkesboro, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Wilkesboro is around 11.56 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.45% below the state's average rate of 11.73 cents, ranking the city at 287th best for average electricity rate out of 777 cities in North Carolina. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Wilkesboro average is 7.84% less at $119.68 per month. Selling an estimated 24,393.2 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Wilkesboro averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 109th highest in the state out of 777 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 15,086,181.55 kilograms, the city ranks 219th worst in North Carolina for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 49,539.12 megawatt hours of electricity used in Wilkesboro must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilkesboro

Wilkesboro 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.
287th11.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilkesboro
233rd$119.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilkesboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilkesboro, 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
Surry-Yadkin EMCBUNDLED15.23156.96333,20850,743,600

Mulberry CDP, NC Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Mulberry CDP is around 12.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.59% more than the state's average price of 11.73 cents. This ranks the city 667th out of 777 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Mulberry CDP average is 0.80% higher at $130.89 per month. Selling an estimated 19,409.98 megawatt hours, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Mulberry CDP averages 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 109th highest in the state out of 777 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 9,308,669.11 kilograms, the city ranks 291st worst in North Carolina for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 30,567.26 megawatt hours of electricity used in Mulberry CDP must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mulberry CDP

Mulberry 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.
667th12.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mulberry CDP
344th$130.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mulberry CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mulberry CDP, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Blue Ridge EnergyBUNDLED12.86114735,85594,635,000
Duke Energy CarolinasBUNDLED10.24106.2322,801,9452,333,957,852
Surry-Yadkin EMCBUNDLED15.23156.96333,20850,743,600

Wilkes County, North Carolina Details

Wilkes County, North Carolina Net Metering

Of the 4 electric suppliers in Wilkes County, 75.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and North Carolina has decent laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Wilkes County that report energy loss, including Duke Energy Carolinas, Surry-Yadkin EMC, and Energy United Electric Member Corp. Combined, these 3 companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.74% of electricity generated. With a state average energy loss of 3.99%, Wilkes County is the 76th best county in North Carolina for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wilkes County:

  • North Wilkesboro, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 100.00%
  • Ronda, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 50.00%
    • Surry-Yadkin EMC: 50.00%
  • Wilkesboro, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Carolinas: 73.49%
    • Surry-Yadkin EMC: 26.51%

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

FAQ

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Carolinas102,682
2Blue Ridge Energy7,261
3Surry-Yadkin EMC6,835
4Energy United Electric Member Corp4,849

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

Wilkes County, North Carolina has 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, Duke Energy Carolinas is the largest electricity supplier in Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24