Wilson County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wilson County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

Wilson County generates 0.14% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, giving it a ranking of 28th in the state out of 100 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Wilson County is Wilson Energy.

The county is the 39th largest producer of electricity in the state out of 100 counties, producing 227,747 megawatt hours.

Wilson County had a 3.18% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Wilson County citizens are responsible for 3,213.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the North Carolina average emissions per capita is 4,143.68.

Wilson County uses non-renewable fuels to produce 0 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 30th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,058,554 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.44 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    227,747 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    227,433 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    314 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    253,204,804 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,213.91 kg

Wilson, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Wilson's inhabitants spend 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 0.52% above the state's average rate of 11.73 cents, which ranks the city 337th out of 777 cities in North Carolina for lowest average electricity rate. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Wilson Energy. The city is the 48th 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 7th highest number of plants in a city in North Carolina. The city residents average 4,058.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them 718th highest in North Carolina out of 777 in this category. At 4,058.6 kilograms per person and 47,851 residents in the city, the city emits 194,208,159.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Wilson's power plants most often use Solar, which makes up 94.64% 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
337th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilson
328th$128.35Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Wilson EnergyBUNDLED11.59124.73395,64445,836,400

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Elm City, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Elm City's inhabitants spend 11.99 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 2.19% above the state's average rate of 11.73 cents, which ranks the city 394th 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 $126.49, while the Elm City average is 4.20% more at $131.8 per month. This ranks the city 379th 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 4,983,718.23 kilograms, which is 404th largest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 480th 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
394th11.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elm City
379th$131.8Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552

Lucama, NC Electricity Overview

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On average, Lucama's inhabitants spend 11.11 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 5.30% below the state's average rate of 11.73 cents, which ranks the city 216th 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 megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $126.49, while the Lucama average is 1.68% lower at $124.37 per month. This ranks the city 288th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

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 4,239,024.7 kilograms, which is 429th largest amount in the state out of 777 cities. Averaging 4,091.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 480th 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 August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.096/kWh$164.47/mo.$80.69/mo.
216th11.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lucama
288th$124.37Average 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 ProgressBUNDLED11.99131.816,772,6002,010,447,552
Lucama, North Carolina Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.19116.5614,653.271,492,456.39

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 78,435
Wilson Solar Farm 6GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 17,517
Wilson Solar Farm 7GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 17,119
Wilson Solar Farm 5GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 16,537
Wilson Solar Farm 4GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 16,437
Wilson Solar Farm 3GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 16,330
Jackson Solar FarmGCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 16,014
Langley PV1Fresh Air Energy XII LLC (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 9,772
Van Slyke Solar Center, LLCSRE Utility Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 9,151
Upchurch Solar Center LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 8,366
Wilson Solar Farm 2GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 8,125
Wilson Farm 1Wilson Farm 1 LLC (100.00%)
Wilson County NC Solar 8,088
Wilson Solar Farm 1GCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Wilson NC Solar 5,542
Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp.Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. (100.00%)
Wilson NC Distillate Fuel Oil 314198,468.36632.06

Wilson County, North Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There are 14 electricity plants in Wilson County, which is the 96th most power plants in a county in the United States. Emissions in the county average 3,213.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 2346th highest polluting county in the country based on emissions per capita. A total of 253,204,803.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 1045th worst in the country for total pollution from electricity consumption. In Wilson County, Solar is 99.86% of the fuel types utilized for electricity generation.

SOLAR
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99.86%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.14%

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 3.78% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Wilson County receiving a rank of 838th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Wilson County:

  • Black Creek, North Carolina:
    • Black Creek, North Carolina Electric Utility: 48.77%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.23%
  • Elm City, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 100.00%
  • Lucama, North Carolina:
    • Duke Energy Progress: 51.21%
    • Lucama, North Carolina Electric Utility: 48.79%
  • 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?

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27