Greensville County, Virginia Electric Profile

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Electric generation facilities in Greensville County have achieved a 0.86% decline in the usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity production throughout the last year, a step in the right direction.

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Greensville County creates 0.08% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 8,781 megawatt hours each year.

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Greensville County uses non-renewable fuel sources to produce 956.3 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 26th highest county in the United States for non-renewable production per capita.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Greensville County is Dominion Energy.

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Greensville County is 894th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 109,456 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

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Residents of Greensville County are paying, on average, 5.78% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 12.67 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    160,276 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,950,081 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    109,456 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,840,625 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    965.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    55,500,816 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,895.98 kg

Emporia, VA Electric Overview

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Emporia's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 12.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.42% more than the average state rate of 11.95 cents and 10.79% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. Hydroelectric power currently accounts for 100.00% of the total electricity production in Emporia after an increase of 24.48% in total megawatt hours produced from the fuel source during the course of the past 12 months. Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Around 4,047.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 586th highest polluter in Virginia out of 593 cities. A total of 22,028,264.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 196th worst in Virginia for total pollution from electricity use. The city has one power generation plant in the city. This is the 12th most power plants within a city and the 17th highest number of plants per capita, out of 593 cities, in the state. Emporia's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Emporia

Emporia 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.
412th12.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Emporia
180th$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Emporia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Emporia, Virginia

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.65No DataIcon representing missing value.30,065,1823,600,204,374
Mecklenburg Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.35130.64No DataIcon representing missing value.348,19646,468,300

Energy Production in Greensville County, Virginia

Power Plants in Greensville County, Virginia

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Greensville County Power StationDominion Energy (100.00%)
Greensville County VA Natural Gas 10,840,6253,791,830,494.2349.78No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Greensville County Solar Project, LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
Greensville County VA Solar 100,675No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
EmporiaEmporia Hydro Power LP (100.00%)
Emporia VA Conventional Hydroelectric 8,781No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Greensville County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 106th highest ranked county out of 133 counties in Virginia, Greensville County emits 55,500,815.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total equates to 4,895.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, so the county ranks 1594th worst in the United States for pollution per capita. Natural Gas makes up 99.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in Greensville County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Solar at 0.92% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 0.08% of production. There are 3 power generation plants in Greensville County, which is the 785th most power plants in a county in the nation and equates to the 315th highest amount of power plants per person.

NATURAL GAS
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99.00%
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0.92%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.08%

Greensville County, Virginia Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric providers in Greensville County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Virginia have pretty good net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Greensville County is about 2.72% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Greensville County a rank of 52nd best in Virginia out of 133.

Power Companies in Greensville County, Virginia

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Greensville County, Virginia.

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

Greensville County, Virginia has 2 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

How many power plants are within Greensville County, Virginia?

Greensville County, Virginia is home to 3 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Greensville County, Virginia?

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1Dominion Energy37,997
2Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative3,430

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16