Chesterfield County, Virginia Electric Profile

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Chesterfield County produces approximately 4.34 megawatt hours of electricity with natural gas per resident living in the county. This is the 184th highest amount in the United States.

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Chesterfield County is ranked as the 164th highest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the US with over 4,900,000 megawatt hours being consumed by residents living there.

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Chesterfield County currently ranks 33rd out of 133 counties in Virginia in megawatt hours produced from solar power.

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Chesterfield County is the 204th most populous county in the nation.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Chesterfield County is 12.64 cents. This is approximately 6.05% below the nationwide average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Solar power usage in Chesterfield County has gone up by 15.82% year over year, with 3,155 megawatt hours being produced from solar during the course of the previous 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,988,144 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,427,608 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    87,763 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,339,846 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,765,730,012 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,839.33 kg

Chester CDP, VA Electric Overview

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Chester CDP's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.21% more than the average state price of 11.95 cents. The city has an average of 1.16 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages last on average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. Dominion Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Approximately 100,670,634.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Chester CDP from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Chester CDP is the 26th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to no electricity producing plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chester CDP

Chester CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chester CDP
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chester CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chester CDP, Virginia

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.65No DataIcon representing missing value.30,065,1823,600,204,374

Zips with electric coverage in Chester CDP, Virginia include: 23831, 23834, 23237

Meadowbrook CDP, VA Electric Overview

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Meadowbrook CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.21% above the average Virginia price of 11.95 cents and 10.97% below the national average of 13.45 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.16 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes each. The national averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Meadowbrook CDP has zero electricity producing plants. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 90,522,237.47 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is the 62nd highest in Virginia out of 593 cities. The city averages 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meadowbrook CDP

Meadowbrook CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meadowbrook CDP
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meadowbrook CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meadowbrook CDP, Virginia

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.65No DataIcon representing missing value.30,065,1823,600,204,374

Bon Air CDP, VA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Bon Air CDP is roughly 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.21% higher than the average state rate of 11.95 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in the city have 1.16 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 127.95 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

For every person in the city there are 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 248th worst in Virginia out of 593 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 82,484,853.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bon Air CDP

Bon Air CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bon Air CDP
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bon Air CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bon Air CDP, Virginia

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.65No DataIcon representing missing value.30,065,1823,600,204,374

Zips with electric coverage in Bon Air CDP, Virginia include: 23225, 23235, 23113

Energy Production in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Power Plants in Chesterfield County, Virginia

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Chesterfield County VA Coal 3,321,7152,207,668,947.41664.62YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Chesterfield Landfill GasIndustrial Power Generating Company LLC (100.00%)
Chesterfield County VA Landfill Gas 73,80643,146,990.72584.6No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
BrasfieldAppomattox River Associates LP (100.00%)
Chesterfield County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 14,696No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Park 500 Philip Morris USAPhilip Morris USA - Park 500 (100.00%)
Chesterfield County VA Natural Gas 14,236.4510,584,302.68743.47No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Chesterfield County VA Solar 3,155No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Chesterfield County has the 501st most electricity producing plants of any county in the nation, with 5 total power plants. This equates to the 1850th most plants per resident in the US. The main fuel type utilized in Chesterfield County is Natural Gas, making up 44.99% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Coal and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 44.65% and 7.81% of total electricity production, respectively. Emissions in Chesterfield County average 7,839.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, making them the 624th highest polluting county based on emissions per capita. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity consumption of 2,765,730,012.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
44.99%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
44.65%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
7.81%
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Landfill Gas
2.04%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.43%
OTHER
Other
0.09%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electric companies in Chesterfield County offer net metering to their customers. The state of Virginia has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Chesterfield County averages out to about 3.21% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Chesterfield County a rank of 57th best in the state out of 133.

Power Companies in Chesterfield County, Virginia

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Chesterfield County, Virginia?

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1Dominion Energy58,878
2Southside Electric Cooperative2,082

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

Chesterfield County, Virginia is home to 5 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Chesterfield County, Virginia?

By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

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

Chesterfield County, Virginia has 2 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16