Yancey County, NC: 2 Electric Providers

Yancey County, North Carolina Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Yancey County, North Carolina Electricity Overview

When calculating by number of customers, Duke Energy Progress is the largest electricity company in Yancey County.

Yancey County is the 1972nd most populous county in the United States.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Yancey County is $122.29, compared to the US average bill of $137.53. Yancey County citizens enjoy a 11.08% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow Americans.

No electricity generation takes place in Yancey County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from other counties.

During the previous 12 months, Yancey County experienced a 5.71% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Yancey County ranks 83rd out of 100 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using 232,929.15 megawatt hours.


  • Total Consumption

    232,929 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.69 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    68,438,951 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,728.22 kg

Burnsville, NC Electricity Overview

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Residents of Burnsville are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.86% more than the average state rate of 12.92 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.53, while the Burnsville average is 21.28% less at $108.27 per month. French Broad Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

For every person in the city there are 3,728.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 212th worst in North Carolina out of 777 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 7,698,776.15 kilograms, which is the 325th highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Burnsville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.138/kWh$0.125/kWh$108.27/mo.$95.53/mo.
698th13.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Burnsville
5th$108.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Burnsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Burnsville, North Carolina

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
French Broad ElectricBUNDLED13.81108.27333,40146,041,300

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Yancey County, North Carolina Details

Yancey County, North Carolina Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Yancey County include Duke Energy Progress and French Broad Electric Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and North Carolina has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Yancey County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 3.33% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The national average is 2.87%, resulting in Yancey County having a rank of 499th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Yancey County, North Carolina


What electricity company is the largest supplier in Yancey County, North Carolina?

The largest electricity supplier in Yancey County, North Carolina by total revenue is Duke Energy Progress.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Duke Energy Progress18,774
2French Broad Electric11,931

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

Yancey County, North Carolina has 2 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

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Published: 2022-09-20