Appalachian Power Company: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

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About Appalachian Power Company

Appalachian Power Company provides electricity to 4 states in the United States including cities like Roanoke, Lynchburg, Johnson City, Kingsport, and Charleston. The company is an investor owned organization. Recently filed reports by the company showed a customer base of 1,015,557 customer accounts. Exactly 4,325 of these are industrial accounts, 155,232 are commercial customer accounts and 856,000 are residential customers. Appalachian Power Company's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 16.22 cents per kilowatt hour , which is higher than the nationwide average price of 15.76 cents per kilowatt hour. Of the 38,107,881.89 megawatt hours Appalachian Power Company sold and dispossessed, 7,532,209.81 were by way of wholesale channels. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 19,776,952.92 of them were produced by electricity generation plants owned by the company and 18,330,928.97 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. In 2022 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $3,982,077,262.5, with 79.10% from retail sales and 14.45% from wholesale sales.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Appalachian Power Company is $170.64 per month. Patrons of the company pay a 26.08% higher bill compared to other residents of the United States. The company is the 39th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 3526 companies in the United States. With 28,989,033.99 megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels, the supplier is the 42nd largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources out of 3526 companies in the US. The provider produces 2.39% of their total production, which is 709,763 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuels.

Appalachian Power Company Net Metering

Customers of Appalachian Power Company have the ability to take advantage of net metering. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically viable as it allows people to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity companies regularly report energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Appalachian Power Company recently reported a loss of 4.55% of their electricity production amount. The UnitedStates energy loss average is 2.87%, giving Appalachian Power Company a rank of 768th best out of 3526 providers reporting energy loss in the country.

Appalachian Power Company Rate & Electric Bills

Appalachian Power Company residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.101/kWh$260.68/mo.$94.03/mo.
2374th16.22¢Appalachian Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
2632nd$170.64Average monthly electricity bill for Appalachian Power Company's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Appalachian Power Company

Appalachian Power Company has the 51st highest total electricity production in the United States, producing 29,698,796.99 megawatt hours.

Roughly 81.11% of Appalachian Power Company's total electricity comes from the use of coal.

Appalachian Power Company is the 47th largest provider out of 3526 suppliers in the US based on megawatt hours sold.

Appalachian Power Company customers deal with outages that were on average 447.68 minutes per occurrence, with around 1.92 outages a year.

Appalachian Power Company's electricity production facilities produce 4,814,515 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas.

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Energy Loss

Appalachian Power Company's energy loss due to business operations.

-4.55%

Total Energy Loss

2,118,040MWh

768 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Appalachian Power Company's Power Outages

447.68 min.

vs. national average of 171.11 min.

1.92 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.45

Appalachian Power Company Energy Makeup

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Appalachian Power Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Ohio13,809,02881
Tennessee49,275220,099,009104.76%
Virginia547,1901,873,125,000253.27%
West Virginia419,0921,420,753,000341.97%

Appalachian Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Albemarle County114,534614.67$159.01/mo
Alleghany County10,910115.40$133.12/mo
Amherst County31,381515.95$168.18/mo
Ashe County26,598115.40$133.12/mo
Bedford County80,848516.09$168.00/mo
Bland County6,278316.17$168.05/mo
Boone County22,059116.31$175.27/mo
Botetourt County33,542517.23$163.81/mo
Buchanan County20,615316.17$168.05/mo
Cabell County92,730116.31$175.27/mo

Power Plants Owned by Appalachian Power Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Putnam County WV Coal 8,863,879.988,513,905,272.86960.52
Mason County WV Coal 5,541,5355,281,869,407.13953.14
Madison IN Coal 4,914,983.025,061,560,578.211,029.82
Gallia County OH Coal 4,854,1214,756,915,612.98979.97
Muskingum County OH Natural Gas 4,214,9521,594,340,459.74378.26
Ceredo Generating StationAppalachian Power Company (100.00%)
Wayne County WV Natural Gas 495,048349,798,739.78706.6
Pulaski County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 197,798
Bedford County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 161,619
Eleanor WV Conventional Hydroelectric 110,521
Russell County VA Natural Gas 104,51571,788,322.9686.87

Appalachian Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
81.11%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
16.21%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.39%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.29%

Cities Appalachian Power Company Has Coverage

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Appalachian Power Company FAQ:

How many states does Appalachian Power Company offer service to?

Appalachian Power Company offers service to customers in 4 states in the nation including Ohio, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Who is the CEO of Appalachian Power Company?

Appalachian Power Company's current CEO is Chris Beam.

When will Appalachian Power Company power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Appalachian Power Company's customers is 447.675 minutes.

How many counties does Appalachian Power Company sell electricity in?

Appalachian Power Company supplies electricity to customers in 62 counties in the nation.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Appalachian Power Company?

There are 16 power plants associated with or owned by Appalachian Power Company.

What percentage of Appalachian Power Company's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Power production plants owned by or associated with Appalachian Power Company produce 97.61% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What cities does Appalachian Power Company have customers in in?

Appalachian Power Company provides electricity to 164 cities.

What is the average bundled bill for Appalachian Power Company customers each month?

Appalachian Power Company currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $170.64, compared to the US of $135.34 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Appalachian Power Company?

You can reach Appalachian Power Company by phone via (800) 956-4237.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Appalachian Power Company customers?

Customers of Appalachian Power Company, on average, have an electricity BUNDLED rate 16.22 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Does Appalachian Power Company have any subsidiary companies?

Appalachian Power Company is a parent company of Kingsport Power and Ohio Valley Electric Corporation.

Does Appalachian Power Company have a parent company?

Appalachian Power Company is owned by American Electric Power.

What percentage of Appalachian Power Company's electricity is generated using renewable fuel sources?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Appalachian Power Company generate 2.39% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

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