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Virginia Public Utilities

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About Virginia Public Utilities

Virginia Public Utilities is a municipally owned organization providing electricity in Virginia, Minnesota and other areas of St. Louis County. A total of 4,637 customers (910 commercial properties, 3,726 residential accounts and one industrial account) purchase their electricity from the company. Customers of Virginia Public Utilities are billed an average residential electricity price of 12.79 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for their customers, this rate is less than both the Minnesota and United States average prices of 15.54 and 15.73 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Of the 138,567 megawatt hours Virginia Public Utilities sold and dispossessed, 95,238 were via retail sales and 36,571 were through wholesale channels. During the same timeframe, Virginia Public Utilities produced 28,653 megawatt hours and obtained 109,914 megawatt hours by way of wholesale electricity channels. Virginia Public Utilities had $14,392,200 in 2019. Exactly $1,304,200 of that revenue came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $12,891,500 came from sales to retail electricity customers.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Virginia Public Utilities is $88.33 per month, while the Minnesota average is $107.12. Patrons of the supplier pay 13.88% less compared to other residents of Minnesota. The supplier currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end consumers.

Virginia Public Utilities Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Virginia Public Utilities and citizens who get their electricity from the company. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it allows consumers to sell electricity into the grid.

Virginia Public Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

Virginia Public Utilities residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.110/kWh$116.00/mo.$70.72/mo.
1165th12.79¢Virginia Public Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
495th$88.33Average monthly electricity bill for Virginia Public Utilities' residential customers

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Virginia Public Utilities Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:327 First Street South
    Virginia, Minnesota 55792
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Harold Stone

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  • States Served:
    • Minnesota
  • Counties Served:
    • St. Louis County
  • Major Cities Served:
    • Virginia
Energy provider of the year for Minnesota, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Virginia Public Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Minnesota4,63711,613,622.7769100%

Virginia Public Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
St. Louis County199,5321116.04$136.07/mo

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Virginia Public Utilities FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Virginia Public Utilities?

Virginia Public Utilities' CEO is Harold Stone.

How much is the average bundled bill for Virginia Public Utilities customers each month?

Virginia Public Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $88.33, compared to the Minnesota average of $107.12 and the national of $107.12 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Virginia Public Utilities?

The Virginia Public Utilities phone number is (218) 748-7515.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Virginia Public Utilities customers?

Customers of Virginia Public Utilities, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 12.79 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-09