Northumberland County, Virginia Electric Profile

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On average, Northumberland County citizens are responsible for 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the Virginia average pollution per person is 4,791.38.

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With a population of 12,095 residents, Northumberland County is the 108th largest county in Virginia and the 2359th largest in the country.

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The electricity consumed by residents of Northumberland County is produced in other counties as the county has no power production plants.

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Citizens in Northumberland County experience an average of 1.16 outages lasting 127.95 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Northumberland County is 13.15 cents. This is roughly 2.22% lower than the national average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Northumberland County released 55,265,582.87 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes them the 107th worst polluting county out of 133 counties in Virginia.


  • Total Consumption

    171,007 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    55,265,583 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,569.29 kg

Heathsville CDP, VA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 13.15 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Heathsville CDP. This is, regrettably for their residents, 10.06% higher than Virginia's average price of 11.95 cents. Selling 17,088.62 megawatt hours each year, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Heathsville CDP average is 20.45% more at $144.83 per month.

Roughly 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 26th worst polluter in the state out of 593 cities. With total emissions of 498,052.79 kilograms, the city ranks 558th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has to turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for power, because zero electricity production occurs within city boundaries.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Heathsville CDP

Heathsville 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.
532nd13.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Heathsville CDP
492nd$144.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Heathsville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Heathsville CDP, Virginia

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED11.97130.65No DataIcon representing missing value.30,065,1823,600,204,374
Northern Neck ElectricBUNDLED14.33159No DataIcon representing missing value.225,73732,341,400

Northumberland County, Virginia Details

Northumberland County, Virginia Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Northumberland County offering electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Virginia has above average regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Northumberland County is about 3.38% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Northumberland County a rank of 63rd best in Virginia out of 133.

Power Companies in Northumberland County, Virginia


How many electric companies offer service in Northumberland County, Virginia?

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Northumberland County, Virginia.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Northumberland County, Virginia by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

What electricity companies offer service in Northumberland County, Virginia?

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1Dominion Energy26,662
2Northern Neck Electric4,132

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16