James City County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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James City County, Virginia Electricity Overview

James City County's average residential electricity rate is 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.80% below the nationwide average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

James City County ranks 39th out of 133 counties in Virginia in solar power generation, with 52 megawatt hours produced from solar power.

James City County is home to over 78,254 residents and generates 52 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks James City County 853rd in the US out of 3221 counties for solar megawatt hours generated per person.

James City County averages 0 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 59th highest in the statecounties.

The largest electricity supplier in James City County by number of customers is Dominion Energy.

James City County has accomplished a 100.00% rise in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation over the past year.


  • Total Consumption

    1,158,274 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    52 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    52 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    359,950,363 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,599.77 kg

Electricity Production in James City County, Virginia

Power Plants in James City County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rochambeau SolarRochambeau Solar (100.00%)
Williamsburg VA Solar 52

James City County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 30th highest ranked county out of 133 counties in Virginia, James City County releases 359,950,362.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Averaging 4,599.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the county ranks 1837th worst for emissions per capita from electricity use. The county is home to one power plant. For the purpose of electricity production, James City County's main fuel is Solar, accounting for 52 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.


James City County, Virginia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in James City County offering electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

James City County has an average of 0.28% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned James City County a rank of best in the state out of 133.

Power Companies in James City County, Virginia


How many electric companies offer service in James City County, Virginia?

James City County, Virginia is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within James City County, Virginia?

James City County, Virginia has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in James City County, Virginia?

By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in James City County, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in James City County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy20,647
2Strategic Energy LLC12
3Texas Retail Energy1

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