City of Kinston Electric: Rates and Coverage Area

City of Kinston Electric

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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About City of Kinston Electric

City of Kinston Electric is a municipally owned organization operating in Kinston, North Carolina and additional areas of Lenoir County. There are 11,829 customers of the supplier. Exactly 9,929 of them are residential accounts, 1,888 are commercial customers and 12 of them are industrial accounts. The average residential electricity price for consumers of City of Kinston Electric is around 15.13 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, unfortunately, 12.58% higher than the state's average price of 13.44 cents. A total of 432,367 megawatt hours were sold via retail sales in 2022 by the supplier. The electricity sourced by City of Kinston Electric is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 454,582 procured by the company. In 2022 they had total electricity related revenue of $45,867,300, with 100.00% coming from retail sales.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $135.78, while the City of Kinston Electric average is 13.72% higher at $154.4 per month. City of Kinston Electric is the 2339th ranked provider in the United States for average monthly bill amount. The supplier currently does not produce their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it to end users.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Electricity providers must report these losses. City of Kinston Electric reported a yearly loss of approximately 4.89% of the electricity that they generate. The state of North Carolina has an energy loss average of 3.47% and the nationwide average is 2.87%, giving City of Kinston Electric a rank of 29th best out of 104 providers who report energy loss in North Carolina.

City of Kinston Electric Rate & Electric Bills

City of Kinston Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.118/kWh$195.56/mo.$104.22/mo.
2110th15.13¢City of Kinston Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2339th$154.4Average monthly electricity bill for City of Kinston Electric's residential customers

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City of Kinston Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:207 East King Street
    Kinston, North Carolina 28501
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Rhonda Barwick

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Energy Loss

City of Kinston Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


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847 National Rank

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City of Kinston Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Carolina11,82950,360,960.7235100%

City of Kinston Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Lenoir County55,344514.37$152.16/mo

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City of Kinston Electric FAQ:

What is the phone number for City of Kinston Electric?

You can reach City of Kinston Electric by phone via (252) 939-3282.

How much is the average bundled bill for City of Kinston Electric customers each month?

Customers of City of Kinston Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $154.40.

Who is the CEO of City of Kinston Electric?

Rhonda Barwick is the current CEO of City of Kinston Electric.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for City of Kinston Electric customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of City of Kinston Electric is 15.13 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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Published: 2024-05-15