Storey County, Nevada Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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Storey County, Nevada Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the generation of 98.99% 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 7.22% lower than the US average price, at 14.23 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 15.34 cents.

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

Storey County has emissions of 5,617.76 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Nevada average of 3,969.72.

Storey County ranks 15th out of 17 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens consuming over 0 megawatt hours.

Storey County had a 1.41% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.


  • Total Consumption

    51,593 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.75 MWh


  • Total Production

    3,922,304 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    39,789 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,882,515 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    969.19 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    22,735,070 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,617.76 kg

Virginia City CDP, NV Electricity Overview

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On average, Virginia City CDP's residential electricity rate is 14.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.26% higher than the average Nevada price of 14.06 cents and 7.22% less than the US average of 15.34 cents. NV Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers. The Nevada average monthly residential electricity bill is $132.39, while the Virginia City CDP average is 3.09% below at $128.31 per month. This ranks the city 33rd in the state for average monthly bill total.

Virginia City CDP has zero electricity generation plants. Around 3,969.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 35th worst polluter in the state out of 133 cities. Total emissions in the city are 3,056,681.83 kilograms, which is the 73rd 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 October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.107/kWh$214.80/mo.$67.88/mo.
36th14.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Virginia City CDP
33rd$128.31Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.23128.3113,077,6361,861,514,627

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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 3,517,6691,548,606,666.18440.24
Western 102 Power PlantNevada Gold Mines (100.00%)
Storey County NV Natural Gas 366,274167,695,174.92457.84
Waste Management Lockwood LFGTEWM Nevada Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Storey County NV Landfill Gas 21,76812,103,046.66556
VerdiTruckee Meadows Water Authority (100.00%)
Storey County NV Conventional Hydroelectric 15,184
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 98.99% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. When combined with Landfill Gas (0.55%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (0.39%), the three fuel types account for 99.93% of the generation. The county has the 2555th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all counties in the United States, releasing 22,735,070.08 kilograms. This total also results in a ranking of 1112th highest in the United States for pollution per resident. Storey County has 5 electricity generation plants within its borders. This is the 524th 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 3.17% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.45% while the state average is 3.01%, resulting in a rank of 419th best in the country and a state rank of 2nd 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 Energy7,124

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

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