Halifax County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Halifax County, Virginia Electricity Overview

Halifax County generates 5.27 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar power, giving the county a ranking of 116th in the country out of 3221 counties for this category.

With 34,022 citizens within its borders and 1,103,133.01 megawatt hours produced per year, Halifax County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 32.42 megawatt hours. This is the 586th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

Halifax County had a 79.90% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

There was a 2.52% decline in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the most recent 12 months in Halifax County.

Halifax County ranks 16th out of 133 counties in the state for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel types, with 676,032.01 of the county's 1,103,133.01 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Halifax County has seen year over year increase of 249.27% for electricity generation from solar power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    503,575 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,103,133 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    427,101 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    676,032 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    32.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    480,613,562 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    14,126.55 kg

South Boston, VA Electricity Overview

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South Boston's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 0.80% less than the state's average price of 12.71 cents. Dominion Energy has an estimated 1,781 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.16 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in South Boston must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 36,643,408.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 154th worst out of 676 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 80th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Boston

South Boston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
316th12.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Boston
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Boston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Boston, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
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Halifax, VA Electricity Overview

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Halifax's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 6.93% more than the state's average price of 12.71 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $138.65. This is 0.02% higher than the Virginia average bill of $138.62. Selling an estimated 16,465.23 megawatt hours, Dominion Energy is the largest provider in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Halifax must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 5,142,773.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 362nd worst out of 676 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 80th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Halifax

Halifax residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
627th13.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Halifax
486th$138.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Halifax Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Halifax, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Danville UtilitiesBUNDLED14.58143.71437,76163,811,700
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Mecklenburg Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.35130.64348,19646,468,300
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Mountain Road CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Mountain Road CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.58 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 6.86% more than the state's average price of 12.71 cents. Dominion Energy has an estimated 1,167 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.16 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting about 127.95 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Mountain Road CDP must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 4,641,375.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 375th worst out of 676 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 80th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mountain Road CDP

Mountain Road CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
625th13.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mountain Road CDP
485th$138.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Road CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mountain Road CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Danville UtilitiesBUNDLED14.58143.71437,76163,811,700
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Mecklenburg Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.35130.64348,19646,468,300
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Electricity Production in Halifax County, Virginia

Power Plants in Halifax County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Halifax County VA Coal 676,032.01710,014,948.21,050.27
Halifax County BiomassNOVEC Energy Production (100.00%)
Halifax County VA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 244,812342,817,8951,400.33
Halifax County VA Solar 179,139
HalifaxBanister Hydro LP (100.00%)
Halifax County VA Conventional Hydroelectric 3,150

Halifax County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Halifax County, Coal is 60.88% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Coal totals to Wood/Wood Waste Solids (22.18%) and Solar (16.24%), these three fuel types account for 1,095,351.92 megawatt hours (or 99.29%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 14,126.55 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 3rd highest polluting county out of 133 counties in the state and 164th out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 480,613,562.26 kilograms, the county ranks 21st highest in Virginia and 646th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Halifax County has the 568th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 4 total power plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
60.88%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
22.18%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
16.24%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.41%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.29%
OTHER
Other
0.01%

Halifax County, Virginia Net Metering

About 60.00% of the electricity companies in Halifax County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Virginia has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Halifax County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 3.37% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Halifax County ranks 548th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Halifax County:

  • Halifax, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 24.93%
    • Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative: 0.29%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 24.93%
    • Danville Utilities: 24.93%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 24.93%
  • Scottsburg, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 25.00%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 25.00%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 25.00%
    • Danville Utilities: 25.00%
  • South Boston, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 33.33%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 33.33%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 33.33%
  • Virgilina, Virginia:
    • Dominion Energy: 24.40%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 24.40%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 24.40%
    • Danville Utilities: 24.37%
    • Duke Energy Progress: 2.43%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Halifax County, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Halifax County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy105,195
2Danville Utilities14,481
3Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative6,346
4Strategic Energy LLC63
5Texas Retail Energy3

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers operating in Halifax County, Virginia.

How many power plants are located within Halifax County, Virginia?

There are 4 power plants located in Halifax County, Virginia

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27