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 0.06% decrease in the past 12 months.

Galax city is the 123rd largest county in Virginia, with 6,720 residents residing within its borders.

Residents of Galax city use enough electricity to emit 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 46th highest amount of pollution from electricity consumption for a county in the state.

Galax city's average residential electricity rate is 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.06% below the US average price of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Galax city ranks 123rd out of 133 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its population using 99,465.83 megawatt hours.

The largest supplier in Galax city by total customers is Appalachian Power Company.


  • Total Consumption

    99,466 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    30,911,839 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,599.98 kg

Galax, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, Galax's residents spend 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which ranks the city 129th out of 676 cities in the state. Appalachian Power Company sells an estimated 10,850.98 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Galax emits 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 80th highest polluting city out of 676 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 30,911,838.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 174th 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 February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
129th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Galax
350th$136.39Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED12.14136.396,209,975753,816,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
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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 Company401
2Strategic Energy LLC1

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-19