Alexandria city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Alexandria city, Virginia Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Alexandria city saw a 0.62% rise throughout the previous year.

Alexandria city generates 6.26% of their required electricity and must bring in the remaining 93.74% from neighboring counties.

Alexandria city generates 55.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.51 megawatt hours per citizen and places Alexandria city as the 29th highest county out of 133 counties in Virginia for non-renewable production per capita per year.

Non-renewable sources are used in the production of 55.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Alexandria city, ranking it 26th in Virginia out of 133 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Alexandria city's average rate is 12.80% lower than at 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour.

Releasing 996,124,182.1 kilograms of CO2 gases, Alexandria city has the 352nd worst pollution level from electricity use of any county in the United States and 11th highest in Virginia.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,360,345 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    147,744 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    66,484 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    81,260 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    996,124,182 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,246.59 kg

Alexandria, VA Electricity Overview

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Alexandria's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.80% lower than Virginia's average rate of 12.71 cents and 12.80% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Generation from non-renewable fuel sources accounts for 0.51 megawatt hours per person in the city

Emissions in Alexandria average 6,246.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 6th worst polluting city out of 676 cities in Virginia based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity consumption is 996,124,182.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 6th largest emissions amount in Virginia. Roughly 55.00% of Alexandria's electricity is generated using Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Alexandria is home to one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alexandria

Alexandria residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
316th12.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alexandria
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alexandria Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alexandria, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Alexandria city, Virginia

Power Plants in Alexandria city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Covanta Alexandria/Arlington EnergyCovanta (100.00%)
Alexandria VA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 147,744308,495,461.12,088.04

Alexandria city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Alexandria city average 6,246.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 998th worst polluting county in the country based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 996,124,182.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 352nd highest amount in the nation. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is the primary fuel type in Alexandria city, with 55.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Alexandria city has one power generation plant within its borders.

NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
55.00%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
45.00%

Alexandria city, Virginia Net Metering

Alexandria city has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

Alexandria city has an average of 0.28% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Alexandria city a rank of best in Virginia out of 133.

Power Companies in Alexandria city, Virginia

FAQ

How many power plants are in Alexandria city, Virginia?

There is one power plant located in Alexandria city, Virginia

How many electric companies offer service in Alexandria city, Virginia?

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Alexandria city, Virginia.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Alexandria city, Virginia?

By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Alexandria city, Virginia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Alexandria city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy2,134
2Strategic Energy LLC1

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27