Roanoke city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Roanoke city, Virginia Electricity Overview

Throughout the last year, Roanoke city saw a 0.06% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Roanoke city is Appalachian Power Company.

Roanoke city's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.06% below the national average rate, at 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents.

Citizens of Roanoke city consume enough electricity to release 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the national average of 4,459.99.

The electricity consumed by customers in Roanoke city is produced in other counties as the county has no power production plants.

Roanoke city has a population of 100,011 citizens.


  • Total Consumption

    1,480,309 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    460,048,202 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,599.98 kg

Roanoke, VA Electricity Overview

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Roanoke has an average residential electricity rate of 12.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.51% less than the average state rate of 12.71 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 2,095 total residential customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Roanoke average 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 20th worst polluting city out of 676 cities in Virginia based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Roanoke from electricity use is 460,048,201.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 10th highest amount in Virginia. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 1,480,309.09 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Roanoke

Roanoke residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
129th12.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roanoke
350th$136.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Roanoke Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Roanoke, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED12.14136.396,209,975753,816,000
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Roanoke city, Virginia Details

Roanoke city, Virginia Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Roanoke city selling electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has decent net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.


Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Roanoke city, Virginia?

By total customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity company in Roanoke city, Virginia.

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

Roanoke city, Virginia has 3 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Roanoke city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company2,095
2Strategic Energy LLC3

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-19