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Portsmouth city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Portsmouth city, Virginia Electricity Overview

Portsmouth city is the 644th largest county in the nation.

Portsmouth city generates 0.42 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1618th highest county out of 3230 counties for production per capita in the nation.

The burning of non-renewable fuel sources in electricity generation in Portsmouth city has been curtailed by 56.51% during the course of the last 12 months.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the generation of 71.03% of the megawatt hours produced in Portsmouth city, ranking it 793rd in the nation out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

Portsmouth city citizens have an average monthly residential electric bill of $134.29, which is 7.22% lower than the Virginia average bill of $144.74.

In the last year, Portsmouth city saw a 13.02% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,471,063 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    40,619 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    11,769 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    28,850 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    533,557,708 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,498.95 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Portsmouth

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Portsmouth Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.32¢ per kWh

  • 2.32% higher than last month
  • 0.13% higher than April last year
  • 4.48% lower than the Virginia average
  • 15.35% lower than the US average
  • 363rd in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 16 since April last year
  • 11,992nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 804 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,922 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.85¢ per kWh

  • 0.01% higher than last month
  • 1.24% lower than April last year
  • 2.82% lower than the Virginia average
  • 14.07% lower than the US average
  • 364th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since April last year
  • 12,273rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 274 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,180 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$105.19 per month

  • 15.69% lower than last month
  • 4.25% lower than April last year
  • 7.38% lower than the Virginia average
  • 6.7% lower than the US average
  • 264th in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 249 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 13,108th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 6,177 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,132 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$134.26 per month

  • 0.29% lower than last month
  • 5.77% lower than April last year
  • 6.76% lower than the Virginia average
  • 1.34% lower than the US average
  • 321st in the state out of 661 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since April last year
  • 15,356th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 225 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,107 since April last year

Portsmouth, VA Electricity Overview

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Portsmouth's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 2.82% less than the state's average price of 14.26 cents, ranking the city at 364th out of 676 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The state average monthly residential power bill is $144.74, while the Portsmouth average is 7.24% less at $134.26 per month. This ranks the city 321st in the state for average monthly bill total. The city ranks 26th out of 676 cities in the state for renewable electricity generation per capita, with 0.12 megawatt hours being produced per citizen in the city.

Portsmouth's main fuel consumed for electricity generation is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 14,466.53 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste are also highly used fuel sources in the city, with 35.41% and 28.97% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. The city citizens average 5,498.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 8th highest in Virginia out of 676 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 533,557,708.46 kilograms, which is the 9th highest total amount of emissions for all cities in Virginia. Portsmouth is home to one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portsmouth

Portsmouth residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
364th13.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portsmouth
321st$134.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portsmouth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portsmouth, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.76134.2927,701,941.553,812,263,982
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Portsmouth, Virginia include: 23321, 23703, 23701, 23704, 23707, 23702, 23709, 23708

Electricity Production in Portsmouth city, Virginia

Power Plants in Portsmouth city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Wheelabrator PortsmouthWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Portsmouth VA Distillate Fuel Oil 40,619111,014,406.692,733.07

Portsmouth city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Portsmouth city's main fuel consumed for electricity generation is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 14,466.53 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste are also highly used fuel sources in the county, with 35.41% and 28.97% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. The county's citizens average 5,498.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 533,557,708.46 kilograms, which is the 17th highest total amount of pollution for any county in Virginia. Portsmouth city is home to one electricity plant.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
35.62%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
35.41%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
28.97%

Portsmouth city, Virginia Net Metering

Of the 3 electric providers in Portsmouth city, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

In Portsmouth city one company reports energy loss, Dominion Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 3.14%. The US average is 2.87%, resulting in Portsmouth city having a rank of 386th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Portsmouth city, Virginia

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Portsmouth city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy9,969
2Strategic Energy LLC3

What electricity company is the largest provider in Portsmouth city, Virginia?

By total customer count, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity company in Portsmouth city, Virginia.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Portsmouth city, Virginia.

How many power plants are in Portsmouth city, Virginia?

Portsmouth city, Virginia has one electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-24