Richmond County, Virginia Electric Profile

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Richmond County, Virginia Overview

Roughly 100.00% of Richmond County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 874th highest ranked county in the nation out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

On average, Richmond County residents are responsible for 5,248.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, making it the 21st highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.

With a population of 8,923 residents, Richmond County is the 2570th most populated county in the nation.

Richmond County uses non-renewable sources to produce 0.69 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 725th highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita.

The burning of non-renewable fuel types in electricity production in Richmond County has declined by 16.44% during the past 12 months.

Citizens of Richmond County experience an average of 1.16 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 127.95 minutes.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    129,353 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,142 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,142 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.69 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    46,836,739 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,248.99 kg

Warsaw, VA Electric Overview

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Residents living within Warsaw are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 7.54% more than Virginia's average price of 12.40 cents. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.16 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 127.95 minutes per outage. The United States averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Electricity consumption in Warsaw has byproducts of 7,485,709.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 302nd highest amount of any city in Virginia. The city also ranks 20th highest in Virginia in emissions per citizen, averaging 4,572.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. All of the electricity used in Warsaw has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity production plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Warsaw

Warsaw residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
602nd13.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Warsaw
574th$144.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Warsaw Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Warsaw, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.36129.529,122,8143,598,789,643
Northern Neck ElectricBUNDLED14.33159225,73732,341,400
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Energy Production in Richmond County, Virginia

Power Plants in Richmond County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Richmond County VA Distillate Fuel Oil 6,1427,970,886.31,297.77

Richmond County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Roughly 46,836,738.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Richmond County due to electricity use each year. This total results in 5,248.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the county 1418th worst in the United States for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There is one power plant in the county. Richmond County's top fuel used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel.

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Richmond County, Virginia Net Metering

Richmond County has 2 out of 4 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Richmond County who report energy loss data had an average of 3.38% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Virginia average is 0.85%, resulting in a rank of 551st best in the nation and a state rank of 65th best out of 3221 and 133 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Richmond County, Virginia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Richmond County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy26,815
2Northern Neck Electric2,899
3Strategic Energy LLC16
4Texas Retail Energy1

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Richmond County, Virginia.

How many power plants are located in Richmond County, Virginia?

Richmond County, Virginia is home to one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-04