Salem, Virginia Electric Utility

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility is a municipally owned entity. The largest city serviced by the supplier is Cave Spring CDP, but the company also operates in 2 cities in Virginia. The supplier has 80 industrial customers, 11,296 residential accounts and 2,187 commercial customer accounts spread throughout their service area that they provide electricity services to. Consumers of Salem, Virginia Electric Utility spend, on average, 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, resulting in the provider ranking 15th out of 32 companies in Virginia and 1428th out of 3510 in the US. In 2020 Salem, Virginia Electric Utility sold 96.14% of their megawatt hours by way of normal retail sales to end users. During the same timeframe, Salem, Virginia Electric Utility acquired 354,242 megawatt hours via the wholesale market. In 2020, the company earned $36,910,800 from retail electricity sales to end users.

About Salem, Virginia Electric Utility

Patrons of the supplier pay an average residential electric bill of $108.36. This is 9.88% lower than the United States average bill of $120.24. Based on total customers, Salem, Virginia Electric Utility is the 949th largest provider out of 3510 providers in the country. The supplier produces 504th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels a year. Salem, Virginia Electric Utility generates 205 megawatt hours from their electricity facilities, which ranks them as the 742nd largest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3510 electricity providers.

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Net Metering

Thankfully, Salem, Virginia Electric Utility offers net metering choices to customers of the company. This makes it easier for people to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess kilowatt hours back to their company.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Salem, Virginia Electric Utility currently averages a loss of approximately 3.86% of the aggregate electricity they produce. The state average for energy loss is 0.85% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Salem, Virginia Electric Utility getting a ranking of 7th best out of 32 companies in Virginia and 597th best out of 3510 providers in the nation.

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Rate & Electric Bills

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.116/kWh$114.68/mo.$107.90/mo.
1428th11.63¢Salem, Virginia Electric Utility's Average residential price per kWh
1588th$108.36Average monthly electric bill for Salem, Virginia Electric Utility's residential customers

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:730 West Main Street
    Salem, Virginia 24153
    United States of America

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Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Service

Energy provider of the year for Virginia, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
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Energy provider of the year for Virginia, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

13,691MWh

597 National Rank

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Energy Makeup

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Salem, Virginia Electric Utility State Coverage

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Virginia13,56336,910,80027100%

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility County Coverage

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Roanoke County94,186312.44$123.34/mo
Salem city25,301311.16$114.30/mo

Power Plants Owned by Salem, Virginia Electric Utility

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Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Fuel Makeup

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Cities Salem, Virginia Electric Utility Has Coverage

  • Salem, VA
  • Vinton, VA

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Salem, Virginia Electric Utility FAQ:

How much is the average bill for Salem, Virginia Electric Utility customers each month?

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility currently has an average monthly electric bill of $108.36, compared to the Virginia average of $132.38 and the United States average of $132.38.

How many counties does Salem, Virginia Electric Utility have customers in in?

There are 2 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Salem, Virginia Electric Utility.

What cities does Salem, Virginia Electric Utility provider electricity in?

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility has customers in 2 cities.

What is the phone number for Salem, Virginia Electric Utility?

You can reach Salem, Virginia Electric Utility by phone via (540) 375-3030.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Salem, Virginia Electric Utility?

There are 3 power plants associated with or owned by Salem, Virginia Electric Utility.

What is the average electricity rate for Salem, Virginia Electric Utility customers?

The average rate of electricity for customers of Salem, Virginia Electric Utility is 11.63 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Salem, Virginia Electric Utility’s electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Electric production facilities owned by or associated with Salem, Virginia Electric Utility generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

What percentage of Salem, Virginia Electric Utility’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Salem, Virginia Electric Utility generates 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25