Wheeling Power Company

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About Wheeling Power Company

Wheeling Power Company is headquartered in Wheeling, West Virginia and provides electricity in 4 counties throughout the state. The company recently disclosed a total of 41,664 total customers, 0.98% of which are industrial properties, 15.36% are commercial customers and 83.65% are residential properties. On average, Wheeling Power Company's residential electricity rate is 14.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.78% higher than the state's average price of 12.40 cents and 9.23% above the nationwide average of 13.71 cents. The company sold 186,565 megawatt hours in 2020 from wholesale sales. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 1,805,862 of them were generated by power plants owned by the supplier and 2,882,844 megawatt hours were procured on the wholesale market. In 2020, the provider earned 95.01% of their revenue from retail electricity sales and 2.62% on the wholesale electricity market.

Consumers of the supplier pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $139.16. This is 14.79% above the US average of $121.23. The provider ranks as the 118th highest producer of megawatt hours from burning coal out of 3509 electricity providers in the country. Wheeling Power Company generates 2,380,719.02 megawatt hours from their production facilities, which ranks them as the 8th largest generator of electricity in the state out of 9 electricity providers. Based on total customers, Wheeling Power Company is the 6th largest provider out of 9 suppliers in the state.

Wheeling Power Company Net Metering

Wheeling Power Company is one of 6 providers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their extra kilowatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Wheeling Power Company recently reported an annual loss of around 2.99% of the electricity that they generate. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is operating in the electricity production business and providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Wheeling Power Company's energy loss amounts leave them with a rank of 27th best out of the 9 providers that operate in West Virginia and report energy loss and 364th best out of 3509 in the United.

Wheeling Power Company Rate & Electric Bills

Wheeling Power Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.098/kWh$177.27/mo.$77.78/mo.
2514th14.97¢Wheeling Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
2393rd$139.16Average monthly electricity bill for Wheeling Power Company's residential customers

Wheeling Power Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:American Electric Power
  • Headquarters:1500 Chapline Street
    Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
    United States of America
  • CEO:Robert Herron

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Quick Facts About Wheeling Power Company

Wheeling Power Company is the 8th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the state.

Energy provider of the year for West Virginia, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
West Virginia, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for West Virginia, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
West Virginia, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for West Virginia, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
West Virginia, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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

-2.99%

Total Energy Loss

140,098MWh

364 National Rank

Wheeling Power Company Energy Makeup

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Wheeling Power Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
West Virginia41,664322,469,0006100%

Wheeling Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Brooke County22,559212.83$119.38/mo
Marshall County30,591214.54$151.64/mo
Ohio County42,425214.54$151.64/mo
Wetzel County14,442312.83$119.34/mo

Power Plants Owned by Wheeling Power Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marshall County WV Coal 4,761,438.034,665,654,016.87979.88

Wheeling Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.38%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.62%

Cities Wheeling Power Company Has Coverage

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

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Wheeling Power Company FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Wheeling Power Company customers?

Consumers of Wheeling Power Company, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 14.97 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Wheeling Power Company?

You can reach Wheeling Power Company by phone via (304) 234-3617.

What percentage of Wheeling Power Company's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Wheeling Power Company generate 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

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

Wheeling Power Company owns or is associated with one power plant.

Does Wheeling Power Company have a parent company?

Wheeling Power Company is a subsidiary of American Electric Power.

Who is the CEO of Wheeling Power Company?

Wheeling Power Company's current CEO is Robert Herron.

What cities does Wheeling Power Company supply electricity in?

Wheeling Power Company supplies in 22 cities.

How much is the average bundled bill for Wheeling Power Company customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Wheeling Power Company is $139.16. The state average bundled bill is $131.73 and the United States average is $131.73.

How many counties does Wheeling Power Company supply electricity to?

Wheeling Power Company provides electricity to customers in 4 counties in the United States including West Virginia.

What percentage of Wheeling Power Company's electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Electric facilities owned by or associated with Wheeling Power Company generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-12