Grayson County, Virginia Electric Profile

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Grayson County had a 147.29% increase in hydroelectric power generation over the course of the previous 12 months.

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While the national average residential electricity rate is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Grayson County’s average rate is 21.01% below that at 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Grayson County's ability to provide 16,922 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric energy sources, has given rise to its ranking of 430th highest hydroelectric energy generating county out of 3220 counties in the country.

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Residents of Grayson County use enough electricity to emit 4,217.6 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, which is the 1978th highest amount of pollution from electricity consumption for a county in the US.

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When calculating by customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest supplier in Grayson County.

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Grayson County has a population of 15,550 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    219,856 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    16,922 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    16,922 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    65,583,678 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,217.6 kg

Independence, VA Electric Overview

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On average, Independence's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.09% below the average state rate of 11.95 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $132.38, while the Independence average is 9.49% lower at $119.81 per month. This is the 76th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Appalachian Power Company has 113 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Independence must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 248th worst in Virginia out of 593 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 4,752,063.35 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Independence

Independence 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.
3rd10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
76th$119.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Independence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Independence, Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.81No DataIcon representing missing value.6,209,708659,713,000

Fries, VA Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Fries are paying an average residential electricity price of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.09% less than the average Virginia rate of 11.95 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The city ranks 18th out of 593 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels with a total of 16,922 megawatt hours produced. Hydroelectric power currently makes up 100.00% of all electricity generation in the city because of an increase of 147.29% in total megawatt hours produced from the fuel source over the past 12 months.

Fries is the 589th worst ranked city in Virginia out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 589th worst in Virginia for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 12th most in the state and 9th most when considering power plants per capita Fries's power plants most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 100.00% (or 16,922 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fries

Fries 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.
3rd10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fries
76th$119.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fries Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fries, Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.81No DataIcon representing missing value.6,209,708659,713,000

Troutdale, VA Electric Overview

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On average, Troutdale's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily, 21.01% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. Troutdale has 149 residents, which is the 552nd most populated city in the state. Appalachian Power Company is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Releasing 680,824.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Troutdale is the 548th worst out of 593 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 26th highest polluting city in Virginia for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Troutdale

Troutdale 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.
3rd10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Troutdale
76th$119.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Troutdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Troutdale, Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.81No DataIcon representing missing value.6,209,708659,713,000

Energy Production in Grayson County, Virginia

Power Plants in Grayson County, Virginia

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Fries Hydroelectric ProjectEnel Green Power (100.00%)
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Grayson County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Grayson County is the 2099th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 65,583,678.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total results in 4,217.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 1978th highest in the United States for emissions per capita. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Grayson County, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Grayson County is home to one electricity plant, which is the 45th highest number of power plants within a county in Virginia and the 38th highest amount of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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Grayson County, Virginia Net Metering

Appalachian Power Company is the only provider we have covering Grayson County. Fortunately for residents they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs possible. At the state level, Virginia is known for commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Grayson County, Virginia

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Grayson County, Virginia?

The largest electricity company in Grayson County, Virginia by total revenue is Appalachian Power Company.

Which electricity companies offer service in Grayson County, Virginia?

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1Appalachian Power Company21,512

How many power plants are in Grayson County, Virginia?

Grayson County, Virginia has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16