Appalachian Power Company

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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. Appalachian Power Company's patrons are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 6.91% lower than the national average price of 13.71 cents, which ranks the provider 1805th lowest for average electricity price out of 2923 companies in the US. There were a total of 27,772,667.21 megawatt hours sold to retail consumers in 2020 by the company and 7,726,375.95 megawatt hours sold to wholesale customers. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 23,063,899.77 of them were produced by electricity generation plants owned by the company and 14,541,711.63 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. In 2020 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $3,137,413,718, with 82.31% from retail sales and 12.00% from wholesale sales.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Appalachian Power Company is $144.6 per month. Patrons of the company pay a 19.28% higher bill compared to other residents of the United States. The company's production facilities produce 4,499,593 megawatt hours using natural gas as the fuel source. This amount makes them 96th highest out of 3509 suppliers in the nation for total natural gas generation. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned or operated by the company generate 534,819 megawatt hours, ranking the company as the 45th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 3509 companies in the nation. Electricity generation facilities managed by the company use non-renewable fuel sources to generate 98.34% of their total electricity generation, or 31,668,281.98 megawatt hours. This total ranks them at 36th out of 3509 suppliers in the US.

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 4.97% of their electricity production amount. The UnitedStates energy loss average is 2.76%, giving Appalachian Power Company a rank of 885th best out of 3509 providers reporting energy loss in the country.

Appalachian Power Company Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.101/kWh$222.91/mo.$94.03/mo.
1805th12.76¢Appalachian Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
2491st$144.6Average monthly electricity bill for Appalachian Power Company's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Appalachian Power Company

Producing 32,203,100.98 megawatt hours annually, Appalachian Power Company is the 43rd largest total producer of all suppliers in the nation.

Appalachian Power Company produces 27,085,694.31 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, making Appalachian Power Company 15th out of 3509 electricity companies in the United States.

Appalachian Power Company is the 43rd largest electricity company out of 3509 providers in the nation based on megawatt hours sold.

Appalachian Power Company generates 534,819 megawatt hours (or 1.66% of their total production) from the use of renewable fuel sources in their electricity generation facilities.

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Energy Loss

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

-4.97%

Total Energy Loss

2,222,197MWh

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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
Ohio15,558,00073
Tennessee48,658152,885,403134.48%
Virginia542,5901,378,859,000248.74%
West Virginia422,0151,306,746,000246.79%

Appalachian Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Albemarle County112,395612.98$146.76/mo
Amherst County31,307612.06$135.15/mo
Appomattox County16,119613.26$146.74/mo
Bedford County79,462512.39$137.71/mo
Bland County6,270311.74$130.99/mo
Boone County21,809114.27$164.11/mo
Botetourt County33,596613.79$136.61/mo
Buchanan County20,355311.74$130.99/mo
Cabell County94,350114.27$164.11/mo
Campbell County55,696512.86$138.93/mo

Power Plants Owned by Appalachian Power Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Putnam County WV Coal 11,109,481.9910,380,529,305.53934.38
Mason County WV Coal 6,133,534.995,586,941,868.79910.88
Madison IN Coal 5,075,3985,130,696,089.121,010.9
Gallia County OH Coal 4,850,2744,787,733,686.22987.11
Muskingum County OH Natural Gas 4,017,4231,470,977,445.42366.15
Ceredo Generating StationAppalachian Power Company (100.00%)
Wayne County WV Natural Gas 346,086224,951,690.32649.99
Pulaski County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 234,609
Russell County VA Natural Gas 136,08488,650,525.6651.44
Eleanor WV Conventional Hydroelectric 104,391
Campbell County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 61,018

Appalachian Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
84.11%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
13.97%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.66%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.26%

Cities Appalachian Power Company Has Coverage

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Appalachian Power Company FAQ:

How many states does Appalachian Power Company provider electricity to?

There are 4 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Appalachian Power Company including Ohio, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

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

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Appalachian Power Company generate 98.34% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

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

Appalachian Power Company's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 12.76 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average US BUNDLED rate of 13.71 cents.

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

Appalachian Power Company is associated with or owns 16 power plants.

Who is the CEO of Appalachian Power Company?

Appalachian Power Company's current CEO is Chris Beam.

Does Appalachian Power Company have any subsidiary companies?

Appalachian Power Company owns Kingsport Power and Ohio Valley Electric Corporation.

What company is Appalachian Power Company owned by?

American Electric Power is the owner of Appalachian Power Company.

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

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Appalachian Power Company is $144.60. The nationwide average is $121.23 for bundled service.

What cities does Appalachian Power Company sell electricity in?

Appalachian Power Company provides electricity to 179 cities in the US including Ohio, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

What percentage of Appalachian Power Company's electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

Appalachian Power Company generates 1.66% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Appalachian Power Company?

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

How many counties does Appalachian Power Company provider electricity in?

There are 62 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Appalachian Power Company including Ohio, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-19