Electric Rates & Providers in Galax city, VA

Galax city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Galax city, Virginia Electricity Overview

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Galax city saw a 8.32% decrease in the past 12 months.

With a US average residential electric bill of $137.21, Galax city consumers pay about 18.39% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

The electricity consumed by consumers in Galax city is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation sources.

Galax city is the 2773rd most populated county in the nation, with 6,681 citizens .

Releasing 28,796,394.16 kilograms of CO2 gases, Galax city has the 2474th highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the country.

The largest electricity provider in Galax city by megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company.


  • Total Consumption

    98,871 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    28,796,394 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,310.19 kg

Galax, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, Galax's residents spend 15.88 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 10.72% higher than the state's average price of 14.34 cents and 0.84% less than the US average of 16.01 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $143.67, while the Galax average is 13.07% more at $162.45 per month. This ranks the city 478th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 10,294.03 megawatt hours each year, Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city.

Galax emits 4,310.19 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 23rd highest polluting city out of 676 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 28,796,394.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 173rd highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Galax

Galax residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.102/kWh$245.72/mo.$86.24/mo.
563rd15.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Galax
478th$162.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Galax Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Galax, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED15.84165.235,783,168916,154,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Galax city, Virginia Details

Galax city, Virginia Net Metering

Of the 3 electric providers in Galax city, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. At the state level, Virginia has above average net metering and feed in tariff legislation.


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

The largest electricity provider in Galax city, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company.

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving customers in Galax city, Virginia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Galax city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company404
2Strategic Energy LLC1

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Published: 2023-12-06