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Electric Rate Comparison Chart

ELECTRIC RATE COMPARISON CHART

The city of Rocky Mount is committed to enhancing the quality of life in our community through the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of electric service. On this page, you will find comparison charts that show how the city of Rocky Mount electric rates compare with those of surrounding utility providers.

Residential Electric Rate Comparison (as of 1/1/19)

Values shown in the example below are based on an average household usage of 1,000 kWh per month with all three Load Management Program credits.

  Basic
Customer
Charge 
kWh
Charge 
Avg.
Monthly
Bill 
Comparison
to Rocky
Mount
Rocky
Mount
 
 $26.00  0.097077  $104.33  
Duke
Energy
Progress
 $14.00  0.10868
(Jul-Oct)
0.10395
(Nov-Jun)
  
 $118.86  13.9%
Dominion  $10.96  0.11038
(Jun-Sep)
0.09546
(Oct-May)
  
 $108.36 3.9%
Edgecombe-
Martin
County
EMC
 $25.00  0.1222

  
 $145.47  39.4%
Halifax
EMC
$30.00   0.1216
 $121.84 16.8%

Note: Rates for Duke Energy Progress and Dominion are calculated based on a weighted average. Taxes are not added to the average monthly bill.

  • City of Rocky Mount: $26.00 + (0.097077*1000kWh) - 18.75*
    *Average monthly Load Management Program credit: ($7.50x12) + ($15x5) + ($20x3) = $225/12 = $18.75

  • Duke Energy Progress: $14.00 + 1.42 + ((((0.10868*4)+(0.10395*8))/12) x 1000kWh) - 2.08*
    *Average monthly load management credit: $25/12 = $2.08; residential service rates including REPS Rider
    Source: Duke Energy Progress North Carolina

  • Dominion: $10.96 + 0.30 + ((((0.11038*4)+(0.09546*8))/12) x 1000kWh) - 3.33*
    *Average monthly load management credit: $40/12 = $3.33; Residential energy charge (per kwh) includes the sum of Riders A, B, B2, C, and CE, which equals 0.00011.
    Source: Dominion North Carolina Power

  • Edgecombe-Martin County EMC: $25.00 + (0.1222*1000kWh) - $1.73
    Residential service rates including REPS Rider and Energy Efficiency Rider
    Source: Edgecombe-Martin County EMC

  • Halifax EMC: $30.00 + (0.1216*1000kWh) - $29.76
    Residential service rates including REPS Rider and WPTA Rider
    Source: Halifax EMC

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Department of Energy (DOE)/Energy Information Administration (EIA) Data for November 2018

Table 5.6.B. Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers by End-Use Sector, by State, Year-to-Date through November 2018 and 2017

State ¢/kWh 
Louisiana  9.34
Washington 9.66
Arkansas 9.85
Idaho 10.25
Oklahoma 10.34
Rocky Mount    10.43
North Dakota 10.44
Kentucky    10.46
Utah 10.60
Tennessee  10.66
Nebraska    10.90
Oregon    10.95
Montana  11.21
Missouri  11.25
Mississippi  11.26
North Carolina    11.32
West Virginia    11.36
Texas    11.40
Wyoming    11.42
Georgia    11.58
Florida    11.59
South Dakota    11.68
Virginia    11.87
Nevada    11.87
Indiana    12.03
Colorado    12.16
Alabama    12.32
Ohio    12.38
South Carolina    12.45
Illinois    12.57
Delaware    12.64
District of Columbia    12.81
New Mexico    12.82
Iowa   12.83
Arizona  12.88
U.S. Total    12.93
Kansas    13.23
Maryland    13.33
Minnesota    13.43
Pennsylvania     13.97
Wisconsin    14.48
New Jersey     15.47
Michigan    15.60
Maine    16.12
Vermont    17.97
New York    18.63
California    18.92
New Hampshire    19.63
Rhode Island    20.38
Connecticut    21.24
Massachusetts    21.54
Alaska  22.07
Hawaii     32.31

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration