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Amherst County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Amherst County, Virginia Electricity Overview

At an average residential rate of 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Amherst County enjoy a 1.05% discount from the nationwide average rate.

Citizens of the county are faced with an average of 1.12 power outages per year, with outages lasting on average 125.36 minutes.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Amherst County totals $168.18. In contrast, the state average bill is $144.74

The largest supplier in Amherst County by total customers is Appalachian Power Company.

On average, Amherst County residents are responsible for 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the national average emissions per person is 4,114.63.

Amherst County is the 1435th largest county in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    475,769 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    140,035,846 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,462.44 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Madison Heights CDP

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Madison Heights CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.44¢ per kWh

  • 0.74% lower than last month
  • 10.13% higher than April last year
  • 16.35% higher than the Virginia average
  • 3.11% higher than the US average
  • 657th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 34 since April last year
  • 22,784th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,550 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,347 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.26¢ per kWh

  • 0.83% higher than last month
  • 14.46% higher than April last year
  • 14.05% higher than the Virginia average
  • 0.86% higher than the US average
  • 653rd in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 70 since April last year
  • 20,678th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 156 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,447 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$132.47 per month

  • 28.13% lower than last month
  • 0.88% higher than April last year
  • 16.64% higher than the Virginia average
  • 17.5% higher than the US average
  • 627th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 34 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since April last year
  • 26,522nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,379 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 406 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$167.99 per month

  • 0.06% higher than last month
  • 8.63% higher than April last year
  • 16.66% higher than the Virginia average
  • 23.45% higher than the US average
  • 626th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 54 since April last year
  • 28,101st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 389 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,902 since April last year

Madison Heights CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Residents of Madison Heights CDP are charged an average residential electricity price of 16.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.05% higher than Virginia's average price of 14.26 cents. This ranks the city 653rd out of 676 cities in Virginia for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 1,082 total residential customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest provider in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Madison Heights CDP average is 21.71% more at $167.99 per month.

Madison Heights CDP residents average 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 48,149,733.18 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Madison Heights CDP has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Madison Heights CDP

Madison Heights CDP residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.102/kWh$262.60/mo.$86.24/mo.
653rd16.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Madison Heights CDP
626th$167.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Madison Heights CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Madison Heights CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED16.17168.055,775,178934,087,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Amherst, VA Electricity Overview

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Residents of Amherst are charged an average residential electricity price of 16.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.05% higher than Virginia's average price of 14.26 cents. This ranks the city 653rd out of 676 cities in Virginia for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 274 total residential customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest provider in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Amherst average is 21.71% more at $167.99 per month.

Amherst residents average 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 11,173,951.06 kilograms. The electricity consumed in Amherst has to be imported from neighboring cities or rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Amherst

Amherst residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.102/kWh$262.60/mo.$86.24/mo.
653rd16.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Amherst
626th$167.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Amherst Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Amherst, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED16.17168.055,775,178934,087,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Amherst County, Virginia Details

Amherst County, Virginia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Amherst County include Appalachian Power Company, Dominion Energy, and Central Virginia Electric Cooperative Virginia has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Amherst County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.10% of their energy lost per year. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Amherst County is ranked as the 930th best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Amherst County, Virginia?

By total customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity company in Amherst County, Virginia.

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Amherst County, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in Amherst County, Virginia?

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Published: 2024-07-05