Highland County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Highland County, Virginia Electricity Overview

Highland County has a population of 2,232 citizens.

The monthly residential electricity bill average in Highland County is $113.81, compared to the national average of $129.86. Highland County residents enjoy a 12.36% lower average expense each month compared to their fellow countrymen.

Highland County has had a reduction of 7.84% in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation throughout the past 12 months.

Highland County generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.08 megawatt hours per citizen and places Highland County as the 896th highest county in the US out of 3221 counties for non-renewable production per capita a year.

In Highland County, 188 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuels. Highland County ranks 1066th in the county out of 3221 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel sources.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Highland County had a 0.05% drop over the course of the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    33,037 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    188 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    188 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.08 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    10,346,218 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,635.4 kg

Monterey, VA Electricity Overview

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Emitting 758,996.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Monterey ranks 605th highest out of 676 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

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McDowell CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in McDowell CDP, which is 7.21% higher than Virginia's average price of 12.71 cents and 5.76% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. With a population of 94 citizens, the city is the 656th most populated city in Virginia. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $113.81 per month, while the national average is $129.86.

Emitting 432,397.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, McDowell CDP ranks 650th highest out of 676 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McDowell CDP

McDowell CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.129/kWh$127.05/mo.$108.57/mo.
655th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McDowell CDP
58th$113.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for McDowell CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McDowell CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
BARC Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.63113.81120,726.0116,452,988.54

Electricity Production in Highland County, Virginia

Power Plants in Highland County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Monterey Diesel Generation FacilityOld Dominion Electric Cooperative (100.00%)
Highland County VA Distillate Fuel Oil 188137,498.05731.37

Highland County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 130th worst ranked county out of 133 counties in Virginia, Highland County emits 10,346,218.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 1745th worst in pollution per citizen, averaging 4,635.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the county. There is one power plant in the county. Highland County's power plants primarily use Distillate Fuel Oil, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county.

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100.00%

Highland County, Virginia Net Metering

Highland County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in having their own solar panels, the only supplier in the county allows for net metering. At the state level, Virginia has commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Highland County, Virginia

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Highland County, Virginia by total customer count is BARC Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Highland County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1BARC Electric Cooperative2,202

How many power plants are located in Highland County, Virginia?

Highland County, Virginia is home to one active power plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-30