Powhatan County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Powhatan County, Virginia Electricity Overview

Powhatan County ranks 183rd out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 2.34 megawatt hours generated per person.

Powhatan County ranks 57th out of 133 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 448,972.77 megawatt hours.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Powhatan County benefit from an average rate that is 7.59% less at 13.36 cents per kilowatt hour.

Powhatan County has emissions of 3,872.04 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2076th worst polluting county in the country by per capita emissions.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has fallen by 1.05% within the last 12 months in Powhatan County.

Powhatan County saw a 1.51% increase in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the last year.


  • Total Consumption

    448,973 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    71,049 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    71,049 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.34 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    117,450,573 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,872.04 kg

Powhatan CDP, VA Electricity Overview

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Powhatan CDP's residents spend, on average, 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 3.24% more than Virginia's average price of 12.71 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Powhatan CDP average is 8.30% higher at $140.63 per month.

The electricity sold in Powhatan CDP has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 1,849,190.36 kilograms, which is the 492nd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Powhatan CDP

Powhatan CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
568th13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Powhatan CDP
549th$140.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Powhatan CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Powhatan CDP, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Southside Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.52159.51723,859105,094,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Powhatan County, Virginia

Power Plants in Powhatan County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Scott-II Solar LLCDominion Energy (100.00%)
Powhatan County VA Solar 41,568
Powhatan County VA Solar 29,481

Powhatan County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Powhatan County is home to 2 electricity plants, which is the 19th highest number of plants within a county in Virginia. The county is the 66th worst ranked county in Virginia out of 133 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity use, with the county emitting 117,450,572.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 116th highest in Virginia for emissions per resident. In Powhatan County, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity generation.


Powhatan County, Virginia Net Metering

Out of the 5 providers in Powhatan County, 3 of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 4.33%. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Powhatan County ranks 1309th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.


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

Powhatan County, Virginia is home to 5 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Powhatan County, Virginia?

The largest electricity company in Powhatan County, Virginia by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

How many power plants are located within Powhatan County, Virginia?

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Powhatan County, Virginia

What electricity companies offer service in Powhatan County, Virginia?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27