Electric Rates & Providers in Alleghany County, VA

Alleghany County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Alleghany County, Virginia Electricity Overview

With 15,266 residents living within the county and 646,808 megawatt hours produced per year, Alleghany County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 42.37 megawatt hours. This is the 438th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

Throughout the previous 12 months, there has been a 10.87% reduction in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Alleghany County.

Alleghany County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 4.90% above the US average, at 16.91 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents.

Alleghany County produces 25.54 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Alleghany County the 246th highest ranking county out of 3230 counties for renewable production per capita in the nation.

Over the course of the previous year, Alleghany County saw a 0.40% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Alleghany County customers experience outages that are on average 125.36 minutes per interruption, with approximately 1.12 outages per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    231,449 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    646,808 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    389,902 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    256,906 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    42.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    254,431,529 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,666.55 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Covington

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Covington Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.32¢ per kWh

  • 2.32% higher than last month
  • 0.13% higher than April last year
  • 4.48% lower than the Virginia average
  • 15.35% lower than the US average
  • 363rd in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since April last year
  • 11,992nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 804 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,922 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.85¢ per kWh

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 1.24% lower than April last year
  • 2.82% lower than the Virginia average
  • 14.07% lower than the US average
  • 364th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since April last year
  • 12,273rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 274 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,180 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$105.19 per month

  • 15.69% lower than last month
  • 4.25% lower than April last year
  • 7.38% lower than the Virginia average
  • 6.7% lower than the US average
  • 264th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 13,108th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6,423 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,132 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$134.26 per month

  • 0.29% lower than last month
  • 5.77% lower than April last year
  • 6.76% lower than the Virginia average
  • 1.34% lower than the US average
  • 321st in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since April last year
  • 15,356th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 225 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,107 since April last year

Covington, VA Electricity Overview

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Covington has an average residential electricity rate of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.82% lower than the state's average rate of 14.26 cents and 14.07% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.12 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 125.36 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Coming in as the 186th worst ranked city out of 676 cities in the state, Covington emits 25,507,310 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Covington as the 143rd highest polluting city in Virginia. Within Covington, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Covington

Covington residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
364th13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Covington
321st$134.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Covington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Covington, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.2927,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Clifton Forge, VA Electricity Overview

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Clifton Forge has an average residential electricity rate of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.82% lower than the state's average rate of 14.26 cents and 14.07% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.12 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 125.36 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Coming in as the 226th worst ranked city out of 676 cities in the state, Clifton Forge emits 15,837,201.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Clifton Forge as the 12th highest polluting city in Virginia. Within Clifton Forge, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clifton Forge

Clifton Forge residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
364th13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clifton Forge
321st$134.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clifton Forge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clifton Forge, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.2927,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Mallow CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Mallow CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.82% lower than the state's average rate of 14.26 cents and 14.07% lower than the national average of 16.12 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.12 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 125.36 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages per year and 137.24 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Coming in as the 442nd worst ranked city out of 676 cities in the state, Mallow CDP emits 2,789,025.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Mallow CDP as the 143rd highest polluting city in Virginia. Within Mallow CDP, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mallow CDP

Mallow CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
364th13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mallow CDP
321st$134.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mallow CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mallow CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.2927,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Alleghany County, Virginia

Power Plants in Alleghany County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Covington FacilityWestRock Corp (100.00%)
Alleghany County VA Black Liquour 646,808711,035,636.351,099.3

Alleghany County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity generation purposes, Alleghany County's primary fuel is Black Liquour, making up 278,528.35 megawatt hours, or 43.06% of production in the county. Natural Gas and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are the second and third most used fuel types, respectively, for electricity generation. Natural Gas is used to make 28.96% of electricity generation and Wood/Wood Waste Solids makes up 17.22% of total generation in the county. The county has the 1024th largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 254,431,529.34 kilograms. The county also ranks 90th worst in emissions per capita, averaging 16,666.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. Alleghany County is home to one electricity producing plant.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
43.06%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
28.96%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
17.22%
COAL
Coal
9.89%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.85%
OTHER
Other
0.02%

Alleghany County, Virginia Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Alleghany County offering electricity. Of those 5, 60.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Virginia has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The single company in Alleghany County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 3.14%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.71%, resulting in a rank of 386th best in the United States and a state rank of 7th best out of 3230 and 133 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Alleghany County:

  • Clifton Forge, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Covington, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%
  • Iron Gate, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Alleghany County, Virginia?

By total revenue, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Alleghany County, Virginia.

How many power plants are in Alleghany County, Virginia?

Alleghany County, Virginia is home to one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Alleghany County, Virginia?

There are 5 electricity providers serving consumers in Alleghany County, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in Alleghany County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy53,941
2Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop3,989
3BARC Electric Cooperative1,529
4Strategic Energy LLC15
5Texas Retail Energy1

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-05