Giles County, Virginia Electric Profile

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Giles County’s average rate is 3.90% lower than at 12.93 cents per kilowatt hour.

Giles County emitted 58,784,839.91 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes it the 2177th worst polluting county in the nation.

Giles County is ranked 2191st out of 3220 for worst polluting county in the country when considering emissions per capita.

The largest electricity supplier in Giles County by total customers is Appalachian Power Company.

Giles County ranks 23rd out of 133 counties in the state for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel types, with 176,719 of the county’s 176,719 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

Giles County is ranked as the 91st largest consuming county out of 133 counties in the state with 236,398.23 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers who live there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    236,398 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    176,719 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    176,719 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    58,784,840 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,515.84 kg

Pearisburg, VA Electric Overview

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Pearisburg has an average residential electricity price of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.52% more than the average Virginia price of 11.95 cents and 4.48% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Producing 66.64 megawatt hours per customer living in the city, Pearisburg ranks as the 11th highest generating city in the state out of 593 cities. There has been a 6.08% decline in usage of non-renewable fuel types in Pearisburg.

In Pearisburg, Natural Gas is 100.00% of the fuel types utilized for electricity generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 3,160.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 8,380,536.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Pearisburg has one electricity producing plant, which is 12th highest in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pearisburg

Pearisburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
507th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pearisburg
343rd$130.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pearisburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pearisburg, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.816,209,708659,713,000
Craig-Botetourt Electric CoopBUNDLED15.07141.8767,369.3410,153,134.65

Narrows, VA Electric Overview

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Narrows's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 7.52% higher than the state's average rate of 11.95 cents. Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Narrows creates 9,106,598.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 268th most of any city in Virginia. The city also ranks 26th worst in Virginia in pollution per resident, averaging 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 28,178.33 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Narrows

Narrows residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
507th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Narrows
343rd$130.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Narrows Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Narrows, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.816,209,708659,713,000
Craig-Botetourt Electric CoopBUNDLED15.07141.8767,369.3410,153,134.65

Pembroke, VA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour for Pembroke, which is 7.52% more than Virginia's average price of 11.95 cents. This means the city is 507th best for average electricity rate out of 593 cities in the state. Selling 1,421.12 megawatt hours, Appalachian Power Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Pembroke has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 4,688,093.26 kilograms, which is 361st highest in the state out of 593 cities. The city averages 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 26th highest city in Virginia in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pembroke

Pembroke residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
507th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pembroke
343rd$130.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pembroke Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pembroke, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.816,209,708659,713,000
Craig-Botetourt Electric CoopBUNDLED15.07141.8767,369.3410,153,134.65

Energy Production in Giles County, Virginia

Power Plants in Giles County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Celanese Acetate LLCCelanese Acetate LLC (100.00%)
Pearisburg VA Natural Gas 176,71939,497,864223.51

Giles County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When it comes to electricity generation, Giles County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, making up 100.00% of generation in the county. The county emits 3,515.84 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 2191st highest polluting county out of 3220 counties in the US. Total emissions in the county are 58,784,839.91 kilograms, which is the 2177th worst total amount of emissions for all counties in the nation. Giles County has one electricity producing plant, which is 45th highest in Virginia and 40th most in the state when considering plants per resident in the county.

NATURAL GAS
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Giles County, Virginia Net Metering

Giles County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Virginia have decent net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Power Companies in Giles County, Virginia

Providers In Each City in Giles County:

  • Glen Lyn, Virginia:
    • Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Narrows, Virginia:
    • Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Pearisburg, Virginia:
    • Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Pembroke, Virginia:
    • Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Rich Creek, Virginia:
    • Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

Giles County, Virginia is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Giles County, Virginia?

Giles County, Virginia is home to one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Giles County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Appalachian Power Company16,332
2Craig-Botetourt Electric Coop1,052

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

By total revenue, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Giles County, Virginia.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-05