Arlington County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Arlington County, Virginia Electricity Overview

No electricity production takes place in Arlington County, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Arlington County is 12.36 cents. This is around 11.68% less than the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

When calculating by number of customers, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Arlington County.

Arlington County is ranked 39th out of 133 for worst polluting county in Virginia based on emissions per capita.

Arlington County had a 0.24% drop in CO2 emissions per capita within the most recent year.

Releasing 1,091,271,889.57 kilograms of CO2 gases, Arlington County has the 321st highest pollution level from electricity consumption out of 3221 counties in the US.


  • Total Consumption

    3,459,517 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    1,091,271,890 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,572.82 kg

Arlington CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Arlington CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 12.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for the inhabitants, this rate is less than both the Virginia and nationwide average rates of 12.40 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city deals with an average of 1.16 power outages per consumer per year. These outages go on for an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage. Selling an estimated 112,237.69 megawatt hours, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,572.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 20th worst in the state out of 676 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 1,091,271,889.57 kilograms. The residents of Arlington CDP have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arlington CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
323rd12.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arlington CDP
79th$129.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arlington CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arlington CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.36129.529,122,8143,598,789,643
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Arlington CDP, Virginia include: 22204, 22201, 22207, 22101, 22202, 22203, 22206, 22205, 22209, 22213, 22211 and 1 other zip code(s).

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Arlington County, Virginia Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Arlington County, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. Citizens of Virginia have pretty good net metering regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Arlington County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 0.28% of their energy lost per year. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 0.85%, resulting in a rank of 2nd best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 133 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Arlington County, Virginia


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

By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity company in Arlington County, Virginia.

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

Arlington County, Virginia is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Arlington County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy3,618
2Strategic Energy LLC2

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-21