Storey County, Nevada Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Storey County, Nevada Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the generation of 99.19% of the megawatt hours produced in Storey County, ranking it 2nd in the state out of 17 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

Storey County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.11% lower than the US average price, at 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

When calculating by total customers, NV Energy is the largest electricity provider in Storey County.

There was a 3.86% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the most recent year in Storey County.

Storey County is home to over 4,104 residents and produces 3,437 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.84 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Storey County 6th in the state out of 17 counties for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

Storey County is 7th in the state out of 17 counties in solar power generation, with 3,437 megawatt hours generated from solar.


  • Total Consumption

    52,256 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.73 MWh


  • Total Production

    4,488,558 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    36,370 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,452,188 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1,093.7 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    22,645,206 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,517.84 kg

Virginia City CDP, NV Electricity Overview

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On average, Virginia City CDP's residential electricity rate is 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.10% lower than the average Nevada price of 11.75 cents and 16.11% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. NV Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers. The Nevada average monthly residential electricity bill is $112.39, while the Virginia City CDP average is 3.87% below at $108.04 per month. This ranks the city 26th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Virginia City CDP has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,194.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 4th worst polluter in the state out of 133 cities. Total emissions in the city are 3,301,259.47 kilograms, which is the 72nd worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Virginia City CDP

Virginia City CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.107/kWh$207.63/mo.$67.88/mo.
36th11.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Virginia City CDP
26th$108.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Virginia City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Virginia City CDP, Nevada

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NV EnergyBUNDLED11.74108.0413,174,9571,546,548,821

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Electricity Production in Storey County, Nevada

Power Plants in Storey County, Nevada

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Storey County NV Natural Gas 4,109,3131,773,629,403.84431.61
Western 102 Power PlantNevada Gold Mines (100.00%)
Storey County NV Natural Gas 344,903159,382,264.72462.11
Waste Management Lockwood LFGTEWM Nevada Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Storey County NV Landfill Gas 21,76812,103,202.87556.01
VerdiTruckee Meadows Water Authority (100.00%)
Storey County NV Conventional Hydroelectric 11,165
Tesla Reno GigaFactoryTesla Energy (100.00%)
Storey County NV Solar 1,409

Storey County, Nevada Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Storey County's top fuel source used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They produce 99.19% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. When combined with Landfill Gas (0.48%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (0.25%), the three fuel types account for 99.92% of the generation. The county has the 2568th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all counties in the United States, releasing 22,645,205.84 kilograms. This total also results in a ranking of 1275th highest in the United States for pollution per resident. Storey County has 5 electricity generation plants within its borders. This is the 449th most plants in a county.

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Storey County, Nevada Net Metering

Storey County is home to one electric provider. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the sole company in town has net metering practices in place. Nevada has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

Storey County has an average of 3.59% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.35%, resulting in a rank of 680th best in the country and a state rank of 5th best out of 3221 and 17 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Storey County, Nevada


What electricity companies offer service in Storey County, Nevada?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NV Energy7,032

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Storey County, Nevada?

The largest electricity provider in Storey County, Nevada by total customer count is NV Energy.

How many power plants are located within Storey County, Nevada?

There are 5 electricity plants located in Storey County, Nevada

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-11