Alexandria city, Virginia Electric Profile

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Throughout the past year, there has been a 0.76% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in Alexandria city.

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Averaging generation of 0.9 megawatt hours per citizen per year, Alexandria city is 1438th out of 3220 counties in production per capita in the nation.

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Renewable electricity fuels account for 45.00%, or 64,824.21 megawatt hours, of Alexandria city’s total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 989th in the country for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel types.

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Alexandria city has the 343rd highest pollution level from electricity use in the nation and 10th worst in Virginia, emitting 1,008,626,078.92 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Citizens in Alexandria city experience an average of 1.24 outages lasting 145.44 minutes each year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.13 outages at 127.16 minutes per outage.

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Alexandria city residents are responsible for 6,326.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making it the 18th worst polluting county based on per capita pollution.


  • Total Consumption

    2,239,289 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.05 MWh


  • Total Production

    144,053 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    64,824 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    79,229 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.9 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    1,008,626,079 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,326.53 kg

Alexandria, VA Electric Overview

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Alexandria averages a residential electricity rate of 11.91 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 191st out of 593 cities in the state. Producing 0.91 megawatt hours per resident living in the city, Alexandria is the 21st highest generating city out of 593 cities in the state. There has been a 0.76% decline in the burning of non-renewable fuel types in the city.

Emissions in Alexandria average 6,344.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 10th highest polluting city out of 593 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 1,000,018,027.24 kilograms, the city ranks 6th worst in Virginia for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. Roughly 55.00% of Alexandria’s electricity is generated using Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. Alexandria has the 12th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant. This translates to the 36th most power plants per citizen in Virginia.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alexandria

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
191st11.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alexandria
165th$133.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alexandria Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alexandria, Virginia

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Dominion Energy11.91133.22No DataIcon representing missing value.21,759,517.2430,745,8563,662,768,502

Zips with electric coverage in Alexandria, Virginia include: 22304, 22314, 22312, 22206, 22311, 22305, 22302, 22301

Energy Production in Alexandria city, Virginia

Power Plants in Alexandria city, Virginia

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Covanta Alexandria/Arlington EnergyCovanta (100.00%)
Alexandria VA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 144,053301,143,681.92,090.51No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Alexandria city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Alexandria city has the 343rd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 1,008,626,078.92 kilograms per year. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,326.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 18th highest county in the state and 1008th nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has one power plant, which is 44th highest in the state and 76th most in the state when counting plants per citizen. In Alexandria city, Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is 55.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

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Alexandria city, Virginia Net Metering

Dominion Energy is the only provider we have covering Alexandria city. Fortunately for customers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more viable.

Energy Loss

The single company in Alexandria city who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 1.98%. The US average energy loss is 2.72%. This earned Alexandria city a rank of 2949th worst in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Alexandria city, Virginia


How many power plants are located within Alexandria city, Virginia?

There is one electricity plant in Alexandria city, Virginia

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Alexandria city, Virginia?

The largest electricity company in Alexandria city, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Alexandria city, Virginia?

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1Dominion Energy2,093

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11