City of Gastonia Utilities

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About City of Gastonia Utilities

City of Gastonia Utilities is headquartered in Gastonia, North Carolina and it serves electricity in the residents there. There are 30,102 customer accounts served by the provider. These customer accounts are made up of 0.29% industrial properties, 14.08% commercial properties and 85.63% residential customer accounts. Customers of City of Gastonia Utilities are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 17.96% lower than the average nationwide price of 15.61 cents. In 2022 they sold 96.34% of their disposition to end users (known as retail sales). Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced . Exactly 747,305 megawatt hours were acquired on the wholesale electricity market. Their revenue in 2022 from electricity activities was $80,029,300, the entirety of which came from retail sales to end users.

The North Carolina average monthly residential electric bill is $122.39, while the City of Gastonia Utilities average is 2.52% less at $119.03 per month. This is the 29th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in North Carolina. The provider is not associated with any electricity facilities and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers. The electricity grid managed by the provider experiences an average of 0.8 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 83.4 minutes. The national average for other suppliers is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Energy Loss

City of Gastonia Utilities currently has a loss of around 3.66% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of loss results in them receiving a rank of 534th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the US and 18th best out of 104 in the state.

City of Gastonia Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

City of Gastonia Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.123/kWh$119.03/mo.$110.22/mo.
1416th12.81¢City of Gastonia Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
1393rd$119.03Average monthly electricity bill for City of Gastonia Utilities' residential customers

City of Gastonia Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:1300 North Broad Street
    Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Joe Albright

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Energy Loss

City of Gastonia Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


534 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of City of Gastonia Utilities' Power Outages

83.4 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

0.8 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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City of Gastonia Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Carolina30,10280,029,30020100%

City of Gastonia Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Gaston County234,215611.96$122.06/mo

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City of Gastonia Utilities FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for City of Gastonia Utilities customers each month?

City of Gastonia Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $119.03, compared to the North Carolina average of $122.39 and the US of $122.39 for bundled service.

When will City of Gastonia Utilities power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for City of Gastonia Utilities' consumers is 83.4 minutes.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for City of Gastonia Utilities customers?

City of Gastonia Utilities' current average bundled electricity rate is 12.81 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average North Carolina bundled rate of 12.46 cents and the average US rate of 15.61 cents.

Who is the CEO of City of Gastonia Utilities?

Joe Albright is the current CEO of City of Gastonia Utilities.

What is the phone number for City of Gastonia Utilities?

City of Gastonia Utilities' customer service phone number is (704) 866-6843

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01