Richmond city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richmond city, Virginia Electricity Overview

While most counties work to inhibit non-renewable fuel sources, Richmond city's non-renewable fuel burning for electricity production has increased by 22.75% throughout the previous year.

Richmond city generates 0.27 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 32nd highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Richmond city is ranked 1735th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the US based on emissions per capita.

The 60,650 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel sources ranks Richmond city at 28th out of 133 counties in the state in non-renewable energy generation.

Customers in Richmond city use approximately 5530.35% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

Releasing 1,058,260,997.34 kilograms of CO2 gases, Richmond city has the 10th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 133 counties in Virginia.


  • Total Consumption

    3,354,159 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    60,650 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    60,650 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.27 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    1,058,260,997 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,669.97 kg

Richmond, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Richmond home are charged a residential electricity rate of 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.80% lower than the average Virginia rate of 12.71 cents. Selling an estimated 271,681.42 megawatt hours, Dominion Energy is the largest supplier in the city. Non-renewable fuels are used to produce 60,650 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of their total production.

Electricity consumption in Richmond results in the release of 1,058,260,997.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 5th highest amount in Virginia out of 676 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 4,669.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Richmond is the 14th highest polluting city in Virginia. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Richmond. Richmond has one power generation plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richmond

Richmond 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.
316th12.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richmond
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richmond Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richmond, Virginia

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

Zips with electric coverage in Richmond, Virginia include: 23223, 23234, 23225, 23224, 23231, 23220, 23235, 23222, 23227, 23113, 23226 and 4 other zip code(s).

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Electricity Production in Richmond city, Virginia

Power Plants in Richmond city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Spruance Operating Services LLCAres Management (100.00%)
Richmond VA Natural Gas 60,65034,709,145.94572.29

Richmond city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Richmond city results in the release of 1,058,260,997.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 334th largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 10th highest in the state out of 133 counties. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,669.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 27th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Power generating plants in the county mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Richmond city is home to one electricity producing plant.

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Richmond city, Virginia Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity companies in Richmond city, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

In Richmond city one company reports energy loss, Dominion Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 0.28%. With a state average energy loss of 0.85%, Richmond city is ranked as the best county in Virginia for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Richmond city, Virginia


How many power plants are located within Richmond city, Virginia?

Richmond city, Virginia is home to one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Richmond city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy8,562
2Strategic Energy LLC5

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Richmond city, Virginia.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Richmond city, Virginia?

The largest electricity supplier in Richmond city, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27