Gloucester County, Virginia Electric Profile

Gloucester County generates 16.71% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 83.29% from other counties.

Gloucester County citizens are accountable for 4,616.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the nationwide average pollution per capita is 4,494.55.

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 19th 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 825th 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.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    528,050 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    88,217 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    88,217 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    172,420,634 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,616.6 kg

Gloucester Point CDP, VA Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Gloucester Point CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.21% more than the average state rate of 11.95 cents. Selling 40,637.88 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 45,025,800.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 248th 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.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gloucester Point CDP
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gloucester Point CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gloucester Point CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.6530,065,1823,600,204,374

Gloucester Courthouse CDP, VA Electric Overview

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On average, citizens of Gloucester Courthouse CDP are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 224th out of 593 cities in the state. With 945 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 248th worst ranked city in the state out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 11,267,873.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 248th highest in Virginia for pollution per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 4,569.29 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.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gloucester Courthouse CDP
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gloucester Courthouse CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gloucester Courthouse CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.6530,065,1823,600,204,374

Energy Production in Gloucester County, Virginia

Power Plants in Gloucester County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Waste Management Middle Peninsula LFGTEWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Gloucester County VA Landfill Gas 50,78530,276,465.99596.17
Gloucester County VA Solar 37,432

Gloucester County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Gloucester County results in the release of 172,420,633.93 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 1335th highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 4,616.6 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.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
57.57%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
42.43%

Gloucester County, Virginia Net Metering

Gloucester County is home to one electricity provider. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the only supplier in the county has net metering practices in place. Consumers in Virginia have pretty good net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Gloucester County has an average of 0.28% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Virginia average is 0.85%, resulting in a rank of 26th best in the country and a state rank of 1st best out of 3220 and 133 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Gloucester County, Virginia

FAQ

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?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Dominion Energy29,894

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-30