Hopewell city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hopewell city, Virginia Electricity Overview

The 961,408.09 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable energy places Hopewell city at 463rd out of 3221 counties in the US in non-renewable power production.

Hopewell city is the 1731st most populous county in the nation.

Hopewell city saw a 11.58% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the last 12 months.

Hopewell city is 663rd in the US rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 229,331.91 megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

With 0.28% of Hopewell city's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 7th out of 133 counties in the state in total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Hopewell city emitted 211,295,507.99 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1167th worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the nation.


  • Total Consumption

    340,922 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    1,190,740 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    229,332 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    961,408 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    51.7 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    211,295,508 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,173.6 kg

Hopewell, VA Electricity Overview

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Hopewell averages a residential electricity rate of 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 0.80% lower than Virginia's average rate of 12.71 cents and 12.80% lower than the US average of 14.46 cents. Hopewell citizens consume 28.63% of the megawatt hours generated within the city and the excess 71.37% is exported or potentially stored. Dominion Energy has an estimated 1,477 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Emitting 211,295,507.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, Hopewell ranks 23rd highest out of 676 cities in Virginia for total pollution from electricity consumption. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which is 9,173.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hopewell as the 3rd highest polluting city in the state. The city has 2 power plants, which is the 4th highest out of any city in the state. Hopewell's top fuel used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They produce 957,505.09 megawatt hours, or 80.41% of the total generation in the city, from this fuel source. Black Liquour and Wood/Wood Waste Solids are also highly used fuel sources in the city, with 137,061.64 (11.51%) and 92,270.27 (7.75%) megawatt hours generated from each, respectively.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hopewell

Hopewell 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 Hopewell
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hopewell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hopewell, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6875,98729,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Hopewell city, Virginia

Power Plants in Hopewell city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hopewell CogenerationLuminant Energy (100.00%)
Hopewell VA Natural Gas 905,058429,157,074.96474.18
Hopewell MillRockTenn-Hopewell (100.00%)
Hopewell VA Black Liquour 285,682308,835,618.861,081.05

Hopewell city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 44th highest ranked county out of 133 counties in Virginia, Hopewell city releases 211,295,507.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 9,173.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Hopewell city as the 4th highest polluting county in Virginia. Natural Gas makes up 80.41% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Hopewell city. Other fuel types used include Black Liquour at 11.51% and Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 7.75%. Hopewell city has the 19th highest power producing plants of any county in the state, with 2 total plants.

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Hopewell city, Virginia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Hopewell city offering electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, Virginia has commendable net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Hopewell city has an average of 0.28% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hopewell city a rank of 2nd best in the nation out of 3221.

Power Companies in Hopewell city, Virginia


How many electric companies offer service in Hopewell city, Virginia?

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Hopewell city, Virginia.

How many power plants are within Hopewell city, Virginia?

There are 2 active power plants located in Hopewell city, Virginia

Which electricity companies offer service in Hopewell city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy1,477
2Strategic Energy LLC1

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Hopewell city, Virginia?

The largest electricity provider in Hopewell city, Virginia by total revenue is Dominion Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27