City of Kinston Electric

City of Kinston Electric is a municipally owned entity serving Kinston in Lenoir County, North Carolina. There are 11,801 customers receiving service from the supplier. These customers are made up of 9,864 residential properties, 1,925 commercial customers and 12 industrial customers. The residential electricity rate for patrons of City of Kinston Electric is, on average, 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.62% higher than the average North Carolina rate of 11.43 cents. In 2020 City of Kinston Electric sold 95.72% of their total megawatt hours disposed by way of normal retail sales to end users. During the same timeframe, the supplier obtained 438,316 megawatt hours through wholesale channels. In 2020, the total revenue of City of Kinston Electric was $43,939,700, which was earned exclusively through electricity sales to retail customers.

About City of Kinston Electric

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of City of Kinston Electric is $135.58 per month. Consumers of the company pay 11.95% more compared to other citizens of North Carolina. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their consumers. The production of electricity recently sold by the company resulted in CO2 pollution that were 5.34% less than the levels from the last 12 months.

City of Kinston Electric Net Metering

Consumers of City of Kinston Electric do not have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Without net metering, solar panel purchased are significantly less attractive economically, as citizens have no way to sell excess energy back to their supplier.

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. City of Kinston Electric recently reported a loss of 4.28% of their electricity production amount. The state average for energy loss is 3.99% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in City of Kinston Electric getting a ranking of 18th best out of 54 electricity companies in the state and 726th best out of 3511 providers in the United States.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.130/kWh$146.62/mo.$135.58/mo.
1125th13.10¢City of Kinston Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1204th$135.58Average monthly electric bill for City of Kinston Electric's residential customers

City of Kinston Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:207 East King Street
    Kinston, North Carolina 28502
    United States of America
  • CEO:Rhonda Barwick

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Quick Facts About City of Kinston Electric

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Releasing 185,296,922.15 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases, City of Kinston Electric ranks as the 893rd worst polluting electricity company in the country out of the 3511 we track.

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss


726 National Rank

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City of Kinston Electric State Coverage

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North Carolina11,80143,939,70036100%

City of Kinston Electric County Coverage

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Lenoir County55,949411.57$128.94/mo

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City of Kinston Electric FAQ:

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

Customers of City of Kinston Electric, on average, have an electricity rate 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the average bill for City of Kinston Electric customers each month?

Consumers of City of Kinston Electric pay, on average, a monthly bill of $135.58.

What is the phone number for City of Kinston Electric?

City of Kinston Electric's customer service phone number is (252) 939-3282

Who is the CEO of City of Kinston Electric?

The CEO of City of Kinston Electric is Rhonda Barwick.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25