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Wilson County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 99.83%, or 202,936 megawatt hours, of Wilson County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 765th in the US for total megawatt hours from renewable sources.

Wilson County is the 2279th highest polluting county in the nation when considering pollution per person. The county emits 3,093.18 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Wilson County ranks 31st in the state out of 100 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 2.59 megawatt hours produced per person.

Wilson County is home to 78,449 residents and its power generation facilities produce 203,286 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 2.59 megawatt hours per capita.

As the 168th largest generator of solar powered electricity in the US, Wilson County produces 202,936 megawatt hours from solar.

With total generation of 203,286 megawatt hours, Wilson County is ranked 41st highest producer of electricity in North Carolina out of 100 counties for total production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,003,709 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.79 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    203,286 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    202,936 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    350 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.59 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    242,656,627 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,093.18 kg

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Wilson Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for January, 2024

14.5¢ per kWh

  • 1.92% higher than last month
  • 1.66% higher than January last year
  • 7.45% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 7.14% lower than the US average
  • 732nd in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since January last year
  • 14,562nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,709 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,104 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

14.29¢ per kWh

  • 0.14% higher than last month
  • 14.09% higher than January last year
  • 6.55% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 15.8% lower than the US average
  • 732nd in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 22 since January last year
  • 10,329th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 623 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,420 since January last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$192.59 per month

  • 8.11% higher than last month
  • 29% higher than January last year
  • 4.26% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 27.57% higher than the US average
  • 652nd in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 39 since January last year
  • 22,472nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,822 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,365 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$143.48 per month

  • 2.58% higher than last month
  • 7.97% higher than January last year
  • 5.71% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 8.15% higher than the US average
  • 653rd in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 22 since January last year
  • 19,334th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,252 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,894 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

11.05¢ per kWh

  • 6.32% lower than last month
  • 4.62% lower than January last year
  • 4.89% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 17.14% lower than the US average
  • 630th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 23 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 102 since January last year
  • 9,697th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,071 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,084 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

10.59¢ per kWh

  • 0.42% lower than last month
  • 7.91% higher than January last year
  • 5.5% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 25.23% lower than the US average
  • 612th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 83 since January last year
  • 6,742nd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 76 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,928 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$599.61 per month

  • 9.43% higher than last month
  • 23.01% higher than January last year
  • 3.01% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 63.21% lower than the US average
  • 472nd in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 14,074th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 193 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,888 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$537.88 per month

  • 1.77% higher than last month
  • 9.88% higher than January last year
  • 0.51% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 67.14% lower than the US average
  • 469th in the state out of 732 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since January last year
  • 12,588th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 92 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,917 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

7.84¢ per kWh

  • 12.08% lower than last month
  • 0.98% higher than January last year
  • 4.07% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 20.2% lower than the US average
  • 636th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 93 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 79 since January last year
  • 11,610th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,107 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 249 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

7.52¢ per kWh

  • 0.08% higher than last month
  • 1.85% higher than January last year
  • 1.49% higher than the North Carolina average
  • 26.43% lower than the US average
  • 619th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 95 since January last year
  • 9,411th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 57 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,260 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$17,935.8 per month

  • 11.32% higher than last month
  • 9.27% higher than January last year
  • 47.2% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 46.8% lower than the US average
  • 616th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 16,579th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,448 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 998 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$16,831.54 per month

  • 0.76% higher than last month
  • 7.29% higher than January last year
  • 58.05% lower than the North Carolina average
  • 50.8% lower than the US average
  • 613th in the state out of 729 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 15,714th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 37 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,799 since January last year

Wilson, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Wilson's inhabitants spend 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 2.73% below the state's average rate of 13.27 cents, which ranks the city 303rd out of 777 cities in North Carolina for lowest average electricity rate. Wilson Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The city is the 62nd largest producer of megawatt hours from solar energy in North Carolina out of the 777 cities.

There are 2 electricity plants in Wilson, which is the 14th highest number of plants in a city in North Carolina. The city residents average 3,852.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them 699th highest in North Carolina out of 777 in this category. At 3,852.49 kilograms per person and 47,914 residents in the city, the city emits 184,588,114.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Wilson's power plants most often use Solar, which makes up 91.91% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilson

Wilson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$192.59/mo.$80.69/mo.
303rd12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilson
327th$136.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilson, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.24143.616,029,504.892,282,480,112
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.52128.69418,16148,161,000

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Elm City, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Elm City's inhabitants spend 14.24 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 7.29% above the state's average rate of 13.27 cents, which ranks the city 592nd out of 777 cities in North Carolina for lowest average electricity rate. Duke Energy Progress is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $134.93, while the Elm City average is 6.43% more at $143.6 per month. This ranks the city 415th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

In Elm City, there are no electricity generating plants. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city limits. The city's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 5,037,795.23 kilograms, which is 395th largest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 3,875.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 685th highest in North Carolina for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elm City

Elm City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$192.59/mo.$80.69/mo.
592nd14.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elm City
415th$143.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elm City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elm City, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.24143.616,029,504.892,282,480,112

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Lucama, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Lucama's inhabitants spend 13.24 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 0.22% below the state's average rate of 13.27 cents, which ranks the city 356th out of 777 cities in North Carolina for lowest average electricity rate. Lucama, North Carolina Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. With a population of 869 citizens, the city is the 477th most populated city in the state.

In Lucama, there are no electricity generating plants. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city limits. The city's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 3,367,572.35 kilograms, which is 467th largest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 3,875.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 143rd highest in North Carolina for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lucama

Lucama residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.096/kWh$192.59/mo.$80.69/mo.
356th13.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lucama
563rd$147.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lucama Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lucama, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Duke Energy ProgressBUNDLED14.24143.616,029,504.892,282,480,112
Lucama, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.20151.3316,004.041,952,145.21

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Electricity Production in Wilson County, North Carolina

Power Plants in Wilson County, North Carolina

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Elm City Solar FacilityDuke Energy Progress (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 72,188
Wilson Solar Farm 7GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 16,909
Wilson Solar Farm 3GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 15,969
Wilson Solar Farm 6GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 14,971
Wilson Solar Farm 5GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 13,694
Wilson Solar Farm 4GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 10,947
Jackson Solar FarmGCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 9,874
Langley PV1Fresh Air Energy XII LLC (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 9,355
Van Slyke Solar Center, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 9,170
Upchurch Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 9,160
Wilson Solar Farm 2GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 8,377
Wilson Farm 1Wilson Farm 1 LLC (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 8,345
Wilson Solar Farm 1GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson NC Solar 3,977
Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp.Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. (100.00%)
Wilson NC Distillate Fuel Oil 350221,063.67631.61

Wilson County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 14 electricity plants in Wilson County, which is the 160th most power plants in a county in the United States. Emissions in the county average 3,093.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 2279th highest polluting county in the country based on emissions per capita. A total of 242,656,627.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 1054th worst in the country for total pollution from electricity consumption. In Wilson County, Solar is 99.83% of the fuel types utilized for electricity generation.

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99.83%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.17%

Wilson County, North Carolina Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Wilson County supplying electricity. Of those 6, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and North Carolina has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Wilson County who report energy loss data had an average of 2.80% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Wilson County receiving a rank of 323rd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wilson County:

  • Black Creek, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.23%
    • Black Creek, North Carolina Electric Utility: 48.77%
  • Elm City, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Lucama, North Carolina:
    • Lucama, North Carolina Electric Utility: 48.79%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.21%
  • Saratoga, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Sims, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Stantonsburg, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 52.10%
    • Stantonsburg, North Carolina Electric Utility: 47.90%
  • Wilson, North Carolina:
    • Wilson Energy: 48.85%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.15%

* 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 Wilson County, North Carolina?

By total revenue, Wilson Energy is the largest electricity company in Wilson County, North Carolina.

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

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Wilson County, North Carolina.

How many power plants are in Wilson County, North Carolina?

There are 14 electricity plants in Wilson County, North Carolina

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

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-04-03