Amherst County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Amherst County, Virginia Electricity Overview

Amherst County is 1405th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 8,762 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

When calculating by total customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Amherst County.

Amherst County averages 0.28 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 1216th highest in the nation out of 3221counties.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Amherst County is 12.40 cents. This is roughly 14.25% below the nationwide average price of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Amherst County residents are faced with an average residential electricity bill of $139.74, which is 0.81% higher than the state average bill of $138.62.

Citizens in Amherst County face an average of 1.16 outages lasting 127.95 minutes per year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    463,389 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,762 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,762 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.28 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    141,288,408 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,513 kg

Madison Heights CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Residents of Madison Heights CDP are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.51% lower than Virginia's average price of 12.71 cents. This ranks the city 129th out of 676 cities in Virginia for best average electricity rate. Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Madison Heights CDP residents average 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 50,107,538.79 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 January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
129th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Madison Heights CDP
350th$136.39Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED12.14136.396,209,975753,816,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
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Amherst, VA Electricity Overview

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Residents of Amherst are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.51% lower than Virginia's average price of 12.71 cents. This ranks the city 129th out of 676 cities in Virginia for best average electricity rate. Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Amherst residents average 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This results in a total emissions amount of 9,705,949.4 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 January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
129th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Amherst
350th$136.39Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED12.14136.396,209,975753,816,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Electricity Production in Amherst County, Virginia

Power Plants in Amherst County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Amherst County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 8,762

Amherst County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Amherst County residents average 4,513 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. A total of 141,288,408.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 100.00% of electricity in Amherst County comes from production using Conventional Hydroelectric. There is one electricity plant in Amherst County.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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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 3.43% of their energy lost per year. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Amherst County is ranked as the 600th 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?

Amherst County, Virginia is home to 6 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are within Amherst County, Virginia?

There is one active electricity plant in Amherst County, Virginia

What electricity companies offer service in Amherst County, Virginia?

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