Essex County, VA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Essex County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Essex County, Virginia Electricity Overview

There was a 2.43% decline in CO2 emissions per capita over the past year in Essex County.

With 10,621 citizens living within the county and 35,420 megawatt hours produced each year, Essex County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 3.33 megawatt hours. The city ranks 29 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

When calculating by total customers, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Essex County.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 35,420 megawatt hours, of Essex County's total energy generation.

On average, Essex County citizens are responsible for 3,480.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, while the nationwide average pollution per person is 4,114.63.

Essex County comes in as the 2462nd highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 3230 counties in the US, releasing 36,970,214.71 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    161,026 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    35,420 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    35,420 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    36,970,215 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,480.86 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Tappahannock

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Tappahannock Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.32¢ per kWh

  • 2.32% higher than last month
  • 0.13% higher than April last year
  • 4.48% lower than the Virginia average
  • 15.35% lower than the US average
  • 363rd in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since April last year
  • 11,992nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 804 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,922 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.85¢ per kWh

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 1.24% lower than April last year
  • 2.82% lower than the Virginia average
  • 14.07% lower than the US average
  • 364th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since April last year
  • 12,273rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 274 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,180 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$105.19 per month

  • 15.69% lower than last month
  • 4.25% lower than April last year
  • 7.38% lower than the Virginia average
  • 6.7% lower than the US average
  • 264th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 13,108th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6,423 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,132 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$134.26 per month

  • 0.29% lower than last month
  • 5.77% lower than April last year
  • 6.76% lower than the Virginia average
  • 1.34% lower than the US average
  • 321st in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since April last year
  • 15,356th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 225 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,107 since April last year

Tappahannock, VA Electricity Overview

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Tappahannock's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 14.07% less than the average nationwide electricity rate of 16.12 cents. Dominion Energy has an estimated 681 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.12 electrical outages per customer per year. These outages last on average of 125.36 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Tappahannock's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 8,679,446.81 kilograms, which is 286th largest amount in the state out of 676 cities. More importantly, the city averages 4,462.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. They rank as the 12th 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 June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
364th13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tappahannock
321st$134.26Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.2927,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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 35,420

Essex County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Essex County has the 2462nd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the US, emitting 36,970,214.71 kilograms per year. The county also ranks 2326th highest in pollution per resident, averaging 3,480.86 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.

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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 3.86% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Essex County a rank of 789th best in the country out of 3230.

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Essex County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy28,261
2Rappahannock Electric Cooperative10,374
3Strategic Energy LLC8

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.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-06-28