Harrisonburg Electric

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About Harrisonburg Electric

Harrisonburg Electric provides electricity in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The supplier recently reported a total of 17,916 residential customer accounts, 3,506 commercial accounts and 14 industrial customer accounts, which makes up the whole of their customer base. The average residential electricity price for patrons of Harrisonburg Electric is approximately 9.63 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, fortunately, 22.94% below the state's average rate of 12.50 cents, ranking the company at 2nd lowest for average electricity price out of 35 providers in Virginia. A total of 677,250 megawatt hours were sold through retail sales in 2020 by the company. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 3,076 of them were generated by power generation facilities owned by Harrisonburg Electric and 701,463 megawatt hours were acquired by way of wholesale channels. The total revenue for Harrisonburg Electric in 2020 from electricity sales was $57,248,000, with 99.26% coming from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $125.95, while the Harrisonburg Electric average is 29.90% below at $88.29 per month. Electricity generation facilities associated with Harrisonburg Electric generate a total of 3,532.58 megawatt hours, which is the 22nd highest of any supplier. With 3,532.58 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels, the supplier is the 404th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the US out of 3509 companies The electricity grid owned by the provider experiences an average of 0.18 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting an average of 13.68 minutes. The national average for other companies is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Harrisonburg Electric Net Metering

Luckily, Harrisonburg Electric allows consumers to take part in net metering. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically viable as it gives the ability for individuals to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Suppliers must report these losses. Harrisonburg Electric reported an annual loss of around 3.87% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of energy lost results in them being given a rank of 600th best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Harrisonburg Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Harrisonburg Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.102/kWh$0.096/kWh$102.09/mo.$88.29/mo.
379th9.63¢Harrisonburg Electric's Average residential price per kWh
651st$88.29Average monthly electricity bill for Harrisonburg Electric's residential customers

Harrisonburg Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:89 West Bruce Street
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Brian D. O'Dell

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Quick Facts About Harrisonburg Electric

Harrisonburg Electric is the 511th largest provider out of 3509 electricity companies in the nation based on total megawatt hours sold.

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Energy Loss

Harrisonburg Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.87%

Total Energy Loss

27,289MWh

600 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Harrisonburg Electric's Power Outages

13.68 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.18 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Harrisonburg Electric Energy Makeup

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Harrisonburg Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Virginia21,43656,824,00014100%

Harrisonburg Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Harrisonburg city51,81419.63$88.29/mo

Power Plants Owned by Harrisonburg Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Harrisonburg VA Distillate Fuel Oil 1,811.041,798,661.16993.16
Harrisonburg VA Distillate Fuel Oil 1,202.461,287,784.791,070.96
Manassas VA Distillate Fuel Oil 895700,010.27782.13
Manassas VA Distillate Fuel Oil 498511,320.871,026.75
Manassas VA Distillate Fuel Oil 7171,786.431,011.08

Harrisonburg Electric Fuel Makeup

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Harrisonburg Electric FAQ:

What percentage of Harrisonburg Electric's electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Harrisonburg Electric generates 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

What is the phone number for Harrisonburg Electric?

You can reach Harrisonburg Electric by phone via (540) 434-5361.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Harrisonburg Electric customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Harrisonburg Electric is 9.63 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Harrisonburg Electric?

Harrisonburg Electric's CEO is Brian D. O'Dell.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Harrisonburg Electric?

There are 5 power plants associated with or owned by Harrisonburg Electric.

What is the average bundled bill for Harrisonburg Electric customers each month?

Harrisonburg Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $88.29, compared to the Virginia average of $134.73 and the nationwide of $134.73 for bundled service.

What percentage of Harrisonburg Electric's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?

Power generation plants owned by or associated with Harrisonburg Electric produce 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

When will Harrisonburg Electric power be restored?

Harrisonburg Electric's outages last, on average, approximately 13.683 minutes per each outage.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01