Essex County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Essex County, Virginia Electricity Overview

There was a 1.25% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the past year in Essex County.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity production has decreased by 2.48% within the past 12 months in Essex County.

Essex County produces 3.68 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Essex County the 709th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Essex County produces 3.68 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 1152nd highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation for production per capita.

Essex County is the 123rd highest polluting county in the state when considering emissions per capita.

Essex County released 36,626,394.3 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the 2412th highest polluting county in the US.


  • Total Consumption

    156,881 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    39,027 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    39,027 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.68 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    36,626,394 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,455.65 kg

Tappahannock, VA Electricity Overview

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Tappahannock's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 12.80% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 14.46 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count. Consumers in Tappahannock are faced with 1.16 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 127.95 minutes.

Tappahannock's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 10,087,747.41 kilograms, which is 267th largest amount in the state out of 676 cities. More importantly, the city averages 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 80th highest in Virginia in this category. The city has zero electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tappahannock

Tappahannock 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 Tappahannock
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tappahannock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tappahannock, 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
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Essex County, Virginia

Power Plants in Essex County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Essex Solar CenterLS Power (100.00%)
Essex County VA Solar 39,027

Essex County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Essex County has the 2412th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the US, emitting 36,626,394.3 kilograms per year. The county also ranks 2264th highest in pollution per resident, averaging 3,455.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Solar is the primary fuel source in Essex County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Essex County has one electricity producing plant.


Essex County, Virginia Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Essex County, 50.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Virginia has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Essex County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 2.51% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Essex County a rank of 265th best in the country out of 3221.


Which electricity companies offer service in Essex County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy15,679
2Rappahannock Electric Cooperative9,974
3Strategic Energy LLC9
4Texas Retail Energy1

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Essex County, Virginia?

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

How many power plants are within Essex County, Virginia?

Essex County, Virginia has one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Essex County, Virginia has 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-09