Lynchburg city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lynchburg city, Virginia Electricity Overview

At an average residential rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Lynchburg city benefit from a 16.06% discount from the nationwide average.

Lynchburg city ranks 26th out of 133 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 1,169,448.77 megawatt hours.

Lynchburg city emits 4,599.98 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 4,899.89.

The largest electricity company in Lynchburg city by number of customers is Appalachian Power Company.

Lynchburg city has a population of 79,009 citizens.

Lynchburg city emitted 363,439,505.37 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks them as the 804th worst polluting county in the United States.


  • Total Consumption

    1,169,449 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    363,439,505 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,599.98 kg

Lynchburg, VA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Lynchburg is approximately 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.51% below Virginia's average rate of 12.71 cents. With an estimated 2,425 residential customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Lynchburg residents emit 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 80th worst polluting city out of 676 cities in Virginia. At 4,599.98 kilograms per person and 79,009 people in the city, the city emits 363,439,505.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 12th worst rank in Virginia for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Lynchburg have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lynchburg

Lynchburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
129th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lynchburg
350th$136.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lynchburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lynchburg, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED12.14136.396,209,975753,816,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Lynchburg city, Virginia

Power Plants in Lynchburg city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lynchburg city VA Conventional Hydroelectric 26,179

Lynchburg city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lynchburg city residents average 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 1788th worst in the United States in this category. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of Lynchburg city from electricity consumption is 363,439,505.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 29th largest emissions amount in the state. There is one power generation plant in the county.

Lynchburg city, Virginia Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Lynchburg city, only one of them offers net metering to their consumers. Virginia has pretty good regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Power Companies in Lynchburg city, Virginia


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

Lynchburg city, Virginia is home to 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Lynchburg city, Virginia?

By total customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Lynchburg city, Virginia.

How many power plants are located in Lynchburg city, Virginia?

There is one power plant in Lynchburg city, Virginia

What electricity companies offer service in Lynchburg city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company2,425
2Strategic Energy LLC4

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-19