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Emporia city, Virginia Electricity Overview

Emporia city is home to 5,766 residents and its power generation facilities produce 7,280 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 1.26 megawatt hours per capita.

Over 100.00% of Emporia city's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel sources, putting Emporia city at 1431st in the country for total sustainable electricity generation.

Emporia city has emissions of 4,207.6 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1942nd highest polluting county in the US by per capita pollution.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Emporia city's average price is 10.33% lower than at 12.97 cents per kilowatt hour.

The largest electricity provider in Emporia city by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Emporia city saw a 3.43% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last year.


  • Total Consumption

    85,345 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    7,280 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,280 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.26 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    24,260,994 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,207.6 kg

Electricity Production in Emporia city, Virginia

Power Plants in Emporia city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
EmporiaEmporia Hydro Power LP (100.00%)
Emporia VA Conventional Hydroelectric 7,280

Emporia city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emporia city has one power producing plant. The county emits 4,207.6 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 1942nd worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the US based on emissions per capita. A total of 24,260,994.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Emporia city's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

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Emporia city, Virginia Net Metering

About 50.00% of the electricity companies in Emporia city offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Virginia has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Emporia city is about 2.72% 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 Emporia city a rank of 55th best in Virginia out of 133.


What electricity company is the largest supplier in Emporia city, Virginia?

The largest electricity supplier in Emporia city, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Emporia city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy943
2Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative112
3Strategic Energy LLC1

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Emporia city, Virginia.

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

There is one power plant located in Emporia city, Virginia

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27