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Charlottesville city, Virginia Electricity Overview

The largest electricity company in Charlottesville city by customer count is Dominion Energy.

There was a 2.66% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the last year in Charlottesville city.

Charlottesville city's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 14.64% lower than the United States average, at 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents.

Releasing 207,936,340.79 kilograms of CO2 gases, Charlottesville city has the 1169th worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the US and 41st highest in the state.

With a population of 46,597 residents, Charlottesville city is the 38th largest county by population in Virginia.

Charlottesville city is ranked 43rd out of 133 for worst polluting county in Virginia based on emissions per capita. The county emits 4,462.44 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    706,460 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    207,936,341 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,462.44 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Charlottesville

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Charlottesville Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.32¢ per kWh

  • 2.32% higher than last month
  • 0.13% higher than April last year
  • 4.48% lower than the Virginia average
  • 15.35% lower than the US average
  • 363rd in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since April last year
  • 11,992nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 804 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,922 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.85¢ per kWh

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 1.24% lower than April last year
  • 2.82% lower than the Virginia average
  • 14.07% lower than the US average
  • 364th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since April last year
  • 12,273rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 274 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,180 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$105.19 per month

  • 15.69% lower than last month
  • 4.25% lower than April last year
  • 7.38% lower than the Virginia average
  • 6.7% lower than the US average
  • 264th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 13,108th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6,423 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,132 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$134.26 per month

  • 0.29% lower than last month
  • 5.77% lower than April last year
  • 6.76% lower than the Virginia average
  • 1.34% lower than the US average
  • 321st in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since April last year
  • 15,356th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 225 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,107 since April last year

Charlottesville, VA Electricity Overview

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Charlottesville has an average residential electricity rate of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 2.82% less than Virginia's average rate of 14.26 cents, ranking the city at 364th out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The electricity grid in the city deals with an average of 1.12 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting roughly 125.36 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages each year and 137.24 minutes a outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $134.26 per month, while the US average is $138.02.

As the 20th worst ranked city out of 676 cities in Virginia, Charlottesville emits 207,936,340.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 143rd worst in Virginia for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville

Charlottesville residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
364th13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Charlottesville
321st$134.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Charlottesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Charlottesville, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.2927,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Charlottesville, Virginia include: 22903, 22901, 22902, 22904

Charlottesville city, Virginia Details

Charlottesville city, Virginia Net Metering

Charlottesville city has 1 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Virginia has decent laws for consumers interested in investing in solar.

Energy Loss

Charlottesville city has an average of 3.14% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Charlottesville city a rank of 386th best in the country out of 3230.

Power Companies in Charlottesville city, Virginia

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Charlottesville city, Virginia?

The largest electricity company in Charlottesville city, Virginia by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

Which electricity companies offer service in Charlottesville city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy2,549
2Strategic Energy LLC1

How many electric companies offer service in Charlottesville city, Virginia?

There are 3 electricity companies serving consumers in Charlottesville city, Virginia.

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Published: 2024-06-24