Lumbee River EMC

Lumbee River EMC is an electricity cooperative providing electricity in 6 different counties within North Carolina. On recent government reports, the company showed a total of 126,878 electricity customers. This total is made up of 0.02% industrial customer accounts, 5.05% commercial customer accounts and 94.93% residential customer accounts. The average residential electricity rate for Lumbee River EMC is approximately 11.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.40% above the average North Carolina price of 11.43 cents. About 1,272,993 megawatt hours were sold by the company to retail customers in 2020. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced and 1,371,096 megawatt hours were acquired via the wholesale electricity market. In 2020, they made a total of $147,641,000 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $137,059,600 from retail sales to end users.

About Lumbee River EMC

Consumers of the provider have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $148.07. This is 23.15% more than the US average of $120.24. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers. Their electricity sales efforts during the past year were responsible for an increase in CO2 pollution of approximately 545,512,452.73 kilograms (94.23%).

Lumbee River EMC Net Metering

Unfortunately, Lumbee River EMC does not allow customers of the company to participate in net metering programs. Net metering would make solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows individuals to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Lumbee River EMC recently reported an annual loss of roughly 6.98% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity generation business and providers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. This percentage of energy lost results in them being given a ranking of 5th worst out of 54 companies who report energy loss in North Carolina.

Lumbee River EMC Rate & Electric Bills

Lumbee River EMC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.114/kWh$161.28/mo.$148.07/mo.
820th11.71¢Lumbee River EMC's Average residential price per kWh
1351st$148.07Average monthly electric bill for Lumbee River EMC's residential customers

Lumbee River EMC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:6090 NC Highway 711
    Pembroke , North Carolina 28372
    United States of America
  • CEO:Spencer Locklear

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Quick Facts About Lumbee River EMC

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Lumbee River EMC releases 1,124,442,846.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions due to electricity sold, which makes it the 369th highest polluting electricity provider in the country out of 3511.

Energy Loss

Lumbee River EMC's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss


137 National Rank

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Lumbee River EMC State Coverage

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North Carolina126,878274,119,20010100%

Lumbee River EMC County Coverage

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Bladen County32,722412.11$138.98/mo
Columbus County55,508412.17$131.99/mo
Cumberland County335,509411.54$127.08/mo
Hoke County55,234211.51$130.26/mo
Robeson County130,625311.58$134.40/mo
Scotland County34,823311.76$132.61/mo

Cities Lumbee River EMC Has Coverage

  • Bladenboro, NC
  • Fair Bluff, NC
  • Fairmont, NC
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Hope Mills, NC
  • Lumber Bridge, NC
  • Lumberton, NC
  • Maxton, NC
  • McDonald, NC
  • Orrum, NC
  • Parkton, NC
  • Pembroke, NC
  • Proctorville, NC
  • Raynham, NC
  • Red Springs, NC
  • Rennert, NC
  • Rowland, NC
  • Wagram, NC

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Lumbee River EMC FAQ:

How many counties does Lumbee River EMC offer service in?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Lumbee River EMC including, North Carolina.

How much is the average bill for Lumbee River EMC customers each month?

Consumers of Lumbee River EMC pay, on average, a monthly bill of $148.07.

What is the average electricity rate for Lumbee River EMC customers?

Consumers of Lumbee River EMC, on average, have an electricity rate 11.71 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Lumbee River EMC?

The CEO of Lumbee River EMC is Spencer Locklear.

What is the phone number for Lumbee River EMC?

You can reach Lumbee River EMC by phone via (800) 683-5571.

What cities does Lumbee River EMC have customers in in?

Lumbee River EMC serves electricity to 18 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25