City of Kinston Electric

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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 February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.130/kWh$146.62/mo.$135.58/mo.
1947th13.10¢City of Kinston Electric's Average residential price per kWh
2313th$135.58Average monthly electricity bill for City of Kinston Electric's residential customers

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 11,801 customers of the supplier. Exactly 9,864 of them are residential accounts, 1,925 are commercial customers and 12 of them are industrial accounts. The average residential electricity price for consumers of City of Kinston Electric is around 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.15% less than the nationwide average price of 13.67 cents, which ranks the provider 1947th lowest for average electricity price out of 2922 suppliers in the country. Around 419,553 megawatt hours were sold by the provider to retail customers in 2020. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 438,316 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. The total revenue of the company in 2020 was $43,939,700, which was earned entirely through electricity sales to retail customers.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.98, while the City of Kinston Electric average is 12.07% higher at $135.58 per month. City of Kinston Electric is the 2313th 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 4.28% of the electricity that they generate. The state of North Carolina has an energy loss average of 3.99% and the nationwide average is 2.76%, giving City of Kinston Electric a rank of 18th best out of 104 providers who report energy loss in North Carolina.

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.


Total Energy Loss


725 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 Carolina11,80143,939,70034100%

City of Kinston Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Lenoir County55,122411.81$131.79/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 $135.58.

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 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01