Gloucester County, Virginia Electric Profile
Gloucester County generates 16.34% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 83.66% from other counties.
Gloucester County citizens are accountable for 4,636.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the nationwide average pollution per capita is 4,539.83.
Gloucester County is home to over 37,348 citizens and produces 37,432 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 1 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Gloucester County 20th in the state out of 133 counties for solar megawatt hours produced per person.
When calculating by customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Gloucester County.
Gloucester County generates 2.36 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Gloucester County the 837th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the nation out of 3220 counties.
Gloucester County is ranked as the 40th highest generator of electricity of all 133 counties in Virginia for electricity generation, generating 88,217 megawatt hours.
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Gloucester Point CDP, VA Electric Overview
Citizens who call Gloucester Point CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.08% less than the average state rate of 12.05 cents. Selling 41,156.88 megawatt hours, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in Gloucester Point CDP are faced with 1.16 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes.
Gloucester Point CDP has no electricity generation plants within its borders. The city is the 122nd highest ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 45,056,494.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,572.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 70th highest polluting city in the state.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gloucester Point CDP
Gloucester Point CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.
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Electric Companies With Service in Gloucester Point CDP, Virginia
Gloucester Courthouse CDP, VA Electric Overview
On average, citizens of Gloucester Courthouse CDP are charged a residential electricity rate of 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 259th out of 593 cities in the state. With 948 total residential customers, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. The city experiences an average of 1.16 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages last on average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage.
Gloucester Courthouse CDP is the 247th worst ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,275,554.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 70th highest in Virginia for pollution per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 4,572.41 kilograms of emissions per capita. The city is home to no power plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gloucester Courthouse CDP
Gloucester Courthouse CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.
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Electric Companies With Service in Gloucester Courthouse CDP, Virginia
Energy Production in Gloucester County, Virginia
Power Plants in Gloucester County, Virginia
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Waste Management Middle Peninsula LFGTEWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
|Gloucester County||VA||Landfill Gas||50,785||30,276,465.99||596.17|
Gloucester SolarDominion Energy (100.00%)
Gloucester County, Virginia Details
Electricity use in Gloucester County results in the release of 173,147,354.86 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 1333rd highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 4,636.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Gloucester County is Landfill Gas, making up 57.57% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Gloucester County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 26th highest number of plants within a county in Virginia and the 45th highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.
How many power plants are in Gloucester County, Virginia?
There are 2 active power plants located in Gloucester County, Virginia
What electricity company is the largest supplier in Gloucester County, Virginia?
By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity company in Gloucester County, Virginia.
What electricity companies offer service in Gloucester County, Virginia?
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