Colonial Heights city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Electricity Overview

No electricity production takes place in Colonial Heights city, meaning the county must import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Colonial Heights city is the 83rd most populated county in the state.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 14.46 cents, while residents of Colonial Heights city benefit from an average rate that is 12.80% below that at 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour.

Colonial Heights city customers deal with outages that are on average 127.95 minutes per interruption, with about 1.16 outages each year.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Colonial Heights city is Dominion Energy.

There was a 0.06% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the preceding 12 months in Colonial Heights city.


  • Total Consumption

    268,943 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    83,581,564 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,599.98 kg

Colonial Heights, VA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Colonial Heights, which is 0.80% below the average Virginia price of 12.71 cents and 12.80% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. The city is faced with an average of 1.16 power outages per consumer per year. These outages last for an average of 127.95 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage. Selling an estimated 33,723.06 megawatt hours, Dominion Energy is the largest provider in the city.

Colonial Heights citizens average 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 80th highest in Virginia out of 676 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 83,581,564.28 kilograms, which is the 72nd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Colonial Heights have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colonial Heights

Colonial Heights 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 Colonial Heights
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colonial Heights Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colonial Heights, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
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Colonial Heights city, Virginia Details

Colonial Heights city, Virginia Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity companies in Colonial Heights city, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. The state of Virginia has decent state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Colonial Heights city averages out to about 0.28% of all electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 0.85%, resulting in a rank of 2nd best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 133 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Colonial Heights city, Virginia


How many electric companies offer service in Colonial Heights city, Virginia?

There are 3 electricity suppliers operating in Colonial Heights city, Virginia.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Colonial Heights city, Virginia?

By total revenue, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity company in Colonial Heights city, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in Colonial Heights city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy1,063
2Strategic Energy LLC1

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27