Bath County, Virginia Electric Profile

Bath County consumers are faced with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes per interruption, with approximately 1.16 outages each year.

The usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production has gone down by 5.37% in Bath County over the past year.

Releasing 18,961,770.29 kilograms of CO2 gases, Bath County has the 129th worst pollution level from electricity use of any county in the the state.

Bath County citizens enjoy an average monthly residential electricity bill of $114.39, which is 14.76% lower than the Virginia average bill of $134.2 and 6.17% lower than the nationwide average bill of $121.91.

With 4,147 residents living within the county and -1,515,602 megawatt hours produced each year, Bath County has a megawatt hour per capita production of -365.47 megawatt hours. The city ranks 81 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

Bath County generates -365.47 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Bath County the 65th highest ranking county out of 133 counties for renewable production per capita in Virginia.


  • Total Consumption

    59,957 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.46 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    18,961,770 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,572.41 kg

Hot Springs CDP, VA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Hot Springs CDP is roughly 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.10% more than the average national rate of 13.62 cents. BARC Electric Cooperative sells 547.91 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers. Citizens in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $113.81. This is 15.19% less than the Virginia average of $134.2.

On average, Hot Springs CDP residents emit 4,572.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 70th highest polluting city out of 593 cities in Virginia. This adds up to total emissions of 2,281,630.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 443rd highest for total pollution in Virginia. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hot Springs CDP

Hot Springs CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.129/kWh$127.05/mo.$108.57/mo.
583rd13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hot Springs CDP
3rd$113.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hot Springs CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hot Springs CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
BARC Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.63113.81120,726.0116,452,988.54

Energy Production in Bath County, Virginia

Power Plants in Bath County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bath County VA Conventional Hydroelectric -757,801

Bath County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 129th highest ranked county out of 133 counties in the state, Bath County emits 18,961,770.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total results in 4,572.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the county 1725th worst in the country for emissions per capita. The county is home to one power plant, which is 45th highest in the state and 5th highest when counting plants per citizen.

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Bath County, Virginia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Bath County supplying electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Consumers in Virginia have decent net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Bath County is about 2.34% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bath County a rank of 288th best in the country out of 3220.


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

By total customer count, BARC Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Bath County, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in Bath County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1BARC Electric Cooperative3,907
2Dominion Energy1,156
3Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative273

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

Bath County, Virginia is home to 3 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are in Bath County, Virginia?

Bath County, Virginia is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-21