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Bedford County, Virginia Electricity Overview

Bedford County is home to 80,848 people and its power generation facilities generate 220,385 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 2.73 megawatt hours per capita.

About 73.46% of Bedford County's production comes from hydroelectric power facilities, ranking them 3rd highest county in the state out of 133 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

With total production of 220,385 megawatt hours, Bedford County is the 29th highest generator of electricity in Virginia out of 133 counties.

With a population of 80,848 residents, Bedford County is the 26th largest county in the state.

Bedford County has emissions of 3,872.92 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,121.02.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 84.62%, or 186,496.88 megawatt hours, of Bedford County's total energy generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,225,742 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    220,385 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    186,497 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    33,888 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    313,118,011 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,872.92 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Forest CDP

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Forest 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

Forest CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Forest CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 16.26 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 14.05% more than Virginia's average rate of 14.26 cents, ranking the city at 653rd out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.81 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 394.74 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes a outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $167.99 per month, while the state average is $144.74.

As the 121st worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Forest CDP emits 49,464,747.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 88th 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 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 Forest CDP
626th$167.99Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED16.17168.055,775,178934,087,000
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 13.81 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 3.12% less than Virginia's average rate of 14.26 cents, ranking the city at 93rd out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Bedford residents consume 1945.92% 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. With an estimated 495 total residential customers, Bedford Electric is the largest supplier in the city.

As the 176th worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Bedford emits 28,179,599.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 654th worst in Virginia for emissions per capita. The city is home to 2 power plants, which is the 6th highest number of plants within a city in Virginia out of the state's 676 cities. Bedford has about 95.90% of its electricity generated from Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bedford

Bedford residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.109/kWh$227.87/mo.$93.70/mo.
93rd13.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bedford
447th$152.21Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED16.17168.055,775,178934,087,000
Bedford ElectricBUNDLED13.69152.0221178,894.1410,799,948.84
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Stewartsville CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Stewartsville CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 16.26 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 14.05% more than Virginia's average rate of 14.26 cents, ranking the city at 653rd out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.81 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 394.74 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes a outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $167.99 per month, while the state average is $144.74.

As the 474th worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Stewartsville CDP emits 2,207,887.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 572nd worst in Virginia for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Stewartsville 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 Stewartsville CDP

Stewartsville 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 Stewartsville CDP
626th$167.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stewartsville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stewartsville 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

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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
Bedford County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 161,619
Georgia-Pacific Big IslandGP Big Island LLC (100.00%)
Big Island CDP VA Natural Gas 53,61616,044,382.1299.25
Bedford SolarOppidum Renewables USA, LLC (100.00%)
Bedford VA Solar 4,939
Bedford VA Distillate Fuel Oil 21198,159.97465.21

Bedford County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bedford County has 4 power plants, which is 618th highest in the nation. About 73.46% of electricity in Bedford County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Natural Gas (15.28%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Wood/Wood Waste Solids (5.85%). Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Bedford County averages 3,872.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 313,118,010.7 kilograms, which is the 33rd highest total amount of pollution for any county in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
73.46%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
15.28%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
5.85%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
2.34%
SOLAR
Solar
2.24%
OTHER
Other
0.82%

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 7.54% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Bedford County a rank of 2762nd best in the country out of 3230.

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?

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

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-06