Richmond County, Virginia Electric Profile

Warsaw Electric Overview

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The electricity rate is, on average, 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Warsaw. This is, regrettably for their residents, 10.14% higher than Virginia's average price of 11.89 cents. Dominion Energy is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers. Consumers in Warsaw experience 1.24 power outages per year with outages lasting an average of 145.44 minutes.

Roughly 4,742.73 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 8,650,736.24 kilograms, the city ranks 280th 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 Warsaw

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

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
533rd13.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Warsaw
505th$149.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Warsaw Residents

Electric Companies in Warsaw

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Dominion Energy11.91133.22No DataIcon representing missing value.4,350,275.6330,745,8563,662,768,502
Northern Neck Electric14.31165.07No DataIcon representing missing value.299,852.12231,87333,179,700

Quick Facts

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Releasing 50,540,902.59 kilograms of CO2 gases, Richmond County has the 2310th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3220 counties in the country.

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Richmond County has the 72nd largest electricity production in the state out of 133 counties, producing 7,350 megawatt hours.

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The nationwide average per kilowatt hour sits at 13.33 cents, while residents of Richmond County benefit from an average rate that is 3.17% below that at 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Richmond County is the 722nd highest county in the US for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0.81 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

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Richmond County residents deal with outages that are on average 145.44 minutes per incident, with roughly 1.24 outages a year.

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Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Richmond County, ranking it 880th in the US out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

Power Plants in Richmond County

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Richmond County Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Richmond County citizens average 5,601.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 22nd highest in Virginia out of 133 in this category. This equals a total emissions amount of 50,540,902.59 kilograms. The county has one electricity plant in the county. This is the 1371st most power plants within a county and the 699th highest number of plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US. In Richmond County, Distillate Fuel Oil is 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation.

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Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Richmond 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 Richmond County is about 4.29% 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 2.72%. This earned Richmond County a rank of 50th worst in Virginia out of 133.