New Kent County, Virginia Electric Profile

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As the 24th largest generator of solar power in the state, New Kent County produces a total of 27,065 megawatt hours from solar.

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The US national average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of New Kent County enjoy an average rate that is 10.97% less at 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour.

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The county is the 1576th highest producer of electricity in the United States out of 3220 counties, producing 27,065 megawatt hours.

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Averaging generation of 1.17 megawatt hours per citizen each year, New Kent County is 1419th out of 3220 counties in generation per capita in the country.

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New Kent County is the 1993rd worst polluting county in the country when considering pollution per person. The county emits 4,190.49 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

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Emitting 96,762,718.76 kilograms of CO2 gases, New Kent County has the 1825th highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the US.


  • Total Consumption

    326,476 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh


  • Total Production

    27,065 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    27,065 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.17 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    96,762,719 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,190.49 kg

New Kent CDP, VA Electric Overview

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On average, New Kent CDP's residential electricity price is 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably for their citizens, 0.21% more than the state's average rate of 11.95 cents, which ranks the city 224th out of 593 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. With 607 residential customers, Dominion Energy is the largest vendor in the city. The electricity grid in the city experiences an average of 1.16 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting around 127.95 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes a outage.

Electricity use in New Kent CDP results in the release of 2,216,106.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 450th highest in the state out of 593 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 248th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Kent CDP

New Kent CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Kent CDP
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Kent CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Kent CDP, Virginia

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.65No DataIcon representing missing value.30,065,1823,600,204,374

Energy Production in New Kent County, Virginia

Power Plants in New Kent County, Virginia

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Correctional Solar LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
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New Kent County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

New Kent County’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 96,762,718.76 kilograms, which is the 1825th most of any county in the country. The county also ranks 1993rd worst in emissions per resident, averaging 4,190.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. About 100.00% of New Kent County’s electricity is generated using Solar. New Kent County is home to one power plant, which is 45th highest in the state and 49th most when counting plants per citizen.

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New Kent County, Virginia Net Metering

New Kent County is home to one electric provider. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole supplier in town allows for net metering. Virginia has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in New Kent County averages out to about 0.28% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in New Kent County having a rank of 26th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in New Kent County, Virginia


Which electricity company is the largest provider in New Kent County, Virginia?

By total customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in New Kent County, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in New Kent County, Virginia?

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1Dominion Energy29,651

How many power plants are in New Kent County, Virginia?

New Kent County, Virginia has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11