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Chesapeake city, Virginia Electricity Overview

With 261,836 megawatt hours generated by solar, Chesapeake city ranks 136th out of 3230 counties in the United States for solar power electricity production.

Chesapeake city has achieved a 48.20% rise in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production over the course of the past year.

Chesapeake city generates 106,911.66 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 498th out of 3230 counties in the United States for natural gas generation.

Chesapeake city has the 313th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the United States, releasing 1,091,614,882.84 kilograms of CO2 gases.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Chesapeake city is Dominion Energy.

Chesapeake city has seen a rise in electricity generation from solar energy of 48.20% year over year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,827,987 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    371,190 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    261,836 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    109,354 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,091,614,883 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,323.43 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Chesapeake

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Chesapeake 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

Chesapeake, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, Chesapeake's residential electricity rate is 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 14.07% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.12 cents. The city has a shortage of 3,456,796.77 megawatt hours due to the fact that residents are consuming 931.27% more electricity than the city's electricity plants generate. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $134.26 per month, while the national average is $138.02.

Chesapeake's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Solar. The city produces 261,836 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Natural Gas at 28.80% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.66% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,323.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 653rd highest in Virginia out of 676 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 1,091,614,882.84 kilograms, which is the 2nd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Chesapeake has 7 power generation plants within its borders. This is the highest amount of plants within a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chesapeake

Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake
321st$134.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chesapeake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chesapeake, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.29257,04127,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Chesapeake, Virginia include: 23322, 23320, 23323, 23321, 23324, 23325

Electricity Production in Chesapeake city, Virginia

Power Plants in Chesapeake city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Elizabeth River Power StationDominion Energy (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Natural Gas 109,17670,095,329.47642.04
Chesapeake VA Solar 105,747
Chesapeake Solar ProjectChesapeake Solar Project, LLC (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Solar 61,026
Caden Energix Hickory LLCCaden Energix Hickory LLC (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Solar 53,123
Chesapeake VA Solar 40,998
Western Branch High SchoolDominion Energy (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Solar 942
Chesapeake VA Distillate Fuel Oil 178405,530.342,278.26

Chesapeake city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Chesapeake city's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Solar. The county produces 261,836 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Natural Gas at 28.80% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.66% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 4,323.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 1,091,614,882.84 kilograms, which is the 313th highest total amount of emissions for any county in the US. Chesapeake city has 7 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 344th highest number of power plants in a single county.

SOLAR
Solar
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Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
70.54%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
28.80%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.66%

Chesapeake city, Virginia Net Metering

Chesapeake 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 pretty good regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The single company in Chesapeake city who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 3.14%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Chesapeake city is ranked as the 386th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Chesapeake city, Virginia

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Chesapeake city, Virginia?

There are 7 power plants located in Chesapeake city, Virginia

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Chesapeake city, Virginia.

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Chesapeake city, Virginia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Chesapeake city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy85,571
2Strategic Energy LLC23
3Texas Retail Energy1

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-06-24