Bedford County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bedford County, Virginia Electricity Overview

During the course of the previous 12 months, Bedford County has experienced a 120.12% decrease in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Bedford County is the 41st highest county in Virginia for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0.05 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel types.

At an average residential price of 12.69 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Bedford County enjoy a 12.22% discount from the nationwide average rate.

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the production of 32.52% of the megawatt hours produced in Bedford County, ranking it 891st out of 3221 counties in the nation for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Bedford County experienced a 0.06% decrease during the course of the previous year.

Throughout the last year, there has been a 12.53% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Bedford County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,176,154 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    365,523,295 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,599.98 kg

Forest CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Forest CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 4.51% less than Virginia's average rate of 12.71 cents, ranking the city at 129th out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company.

As the 117th worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Forest CDP emits 53,861,119.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 80th worst in Virginia for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Forest CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Forest CDP

Forest 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 Forest CDP
350th$136.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Forest CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Forest 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
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Bedford, VA Electricity Overview

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Bedford has an average residential electricity rate of 12.39 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 2.55% less than Virginia's average rate of 12.71 cents, ranking the city at 266th out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Bedford residents consume 1854.92% of the electricity generated within the city limits and the city must import electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $140.27 per month.

As the 182nd worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Bedford emits 29,065,418.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 668th worst in Virginia for emissions per capita. The city is home to 2 power plants, which is the 4th highest number of plants within a city in Virginia out of the state's 676 cities. Bedford has about 97.48% of its electricity generated from Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bedford

Bedford 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.
266th12.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bedford
546th$140.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bedford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bedford, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED12.14136.396,209,975753,816,000
Bedford ElectricBUNDLED12.64144.1613479,69010,070,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Montvale CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Montvale CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 4.51% less than Virginia's average rate of 12.71 cents, ranking the city at 129th out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company. Montvale CDP is home to 635 residents, which is the 436th most populated city in the state.

As the 431st worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Montvale CDP emits 2,920,984.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 80th worst in Virginia for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Montvale CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montvale CDP

Montvale 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 Montvale CDP
350th$136.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montvale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montvale 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
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Electricity Production in Bedford County, Virginia

Power Plants in Bedford County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Georgia-Pacific Big IslandGP Big Island LLC (100.00%)
Big Island CDP VA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 52,93020,456,078.02386.47
Bedford SolarOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Bedford VA Solar 5,178
Bedford VA Distillate Fuel Oil 13494,233.58703.24
Bedford County VA Conventional Hydroelectric -69,693

Bedford County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bedford County has 4 power plants, which is 568th highest in the nation. About 395.95% of electricity in Bedford County comes from generation using Wood/Wood Waste Solids. Solar (45.22%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Other Biomass Solids (31.88%). Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Bedford County averages 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 365,523,294.5 kilograms, which is the 28th highest total amount of pollution for any county in the state.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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-1.17%
NATURAL GAS
-31.35%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
-31.88%
SOLAR
-45.22%
OTHER
-395.95%

Bedford County, Virginia Net Metering

Approximately 40.00% of the electric suppliers in Bedford County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, Virginia is known for pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Bedford County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 11.62% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bedford County a rank of 2930th best in the country out of 3221.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Bedford County, Virginia?

The largest electricity company in Bedford County, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company.

Which electricity companies offer service in Bedford County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company34,967
2Bedford Electric6,723
3Southside Electric Cooperative4,132
4Strategic Energy LLC58
5Texas Retail Energy3

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

There are 5 electricity companies serving consumers in Bedford County, Virginia.

How many power plants are located within Bedford County, Virginia?

There are 4 active power plants located in Bedford County, Virginia

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27