Chesapeake city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chesapeake city, Virginia Electricity Overview

Chesapeake city is the 808th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the country when considering megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel sources.

As the 1153rd largest producer of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, Chesapeake city produces 187,396 megawatt hours of electricity.

Chesapeake city is ranked as the 7th highest consuming county out of 133 counties in the state with over 3,600,000 megawatt hours being used by customers for their electricity needs.

Over the course of the preceding 12 months, Chesapeake city saw a 3.35% drop in CO2 emissions per capita.

Chesapeake city emitted 1,120,338,368.64 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks it as the 313th highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the United States.

Chesapeake city ranks 31st out of 133 counties in the state for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 44,026 of the county's 187,396 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,691,810 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    187,396 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    143,370 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    44,026 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,120,338,369 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,491.74 kg

Chesapeake, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, Chesapeake's residential electricity rate is 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 12.80% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Chesapeake produces 5.08% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from neighboring cities and counties or rural area power plants. Selling an estimated 1,506,339.32 megawatt hours, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Chesapeake's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Solar. The city produces 143,370 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Natural Gas at 15.07% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 8.42% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 4,491.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 667th highest in Virginia out of 676 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 1,120,338,368.64 kilograms, which is the 2nd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Chesapeake has 5 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 2nd highest amount of plants within a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chesapeake

Chesapeake residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
316th12.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chesapeake
123rd$133.68Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6845,24529,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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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
Bedford SolarBedford Solar (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Solar 81,716
Caden Energix Hickory LLCCaden Energix Hickory LLC (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Solar 60,435
Elizabeth River Power StationDominion Energy (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Natural Gas 43,91031,076,958.17707.74
Western Branch High SchoolDominion Energy (100.00%)
Chesapeake VA Solar 1,219
Chesapeake VA Distillate Fuel Oil 116164,834.681,420.99

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 143,370 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuel types used include Natural Gas at 15.07% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 8.42% of generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 4,491.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 1,120,338,368.64 kilograms, which is the 313th highest total amount of emissions for any county in the US. Chesapeake city has 5 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 452nd highest number of power plants in a single county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
76.51%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
15.07%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
8.42%

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 0.28%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Chesapeake city is ranked as the 2nd 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 5 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 Energy47,472
2Strategic Energy LLC28
3Texas Retail Energy2

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