Roanoke city, Virginia Electric Profile

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Roanoke city emits 4,569.29 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the US average of 4,494.55.

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Roanoke city’s average residential electricity rate is 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.01% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Roanoke city emitted 453,013,285 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks them as the 680th highest polluting county in the United States.

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Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Roanoke city when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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Roanoke city is the 608th largest county in the country, with 99,143 residents living within its borders.

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Roanoke city is ranked as the 550th largest electricity consuming county out of 3220 counties in the country with over 1,400,000 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.


  • Total Consumption

    1,401,748 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    453,013,285 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,569.29 kg

Roanoke, VA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Roanoke is approximately 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.09% less than the state's average price of 11.95 cents. Appalachian Power Company has 2,085 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $119.81 per month, while the state average is $132.38. Customers in the city have a 9.49% markdown compared to other residents in Virginia.

Roanoke citizens average 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which ranks them 248th worst in Virginia out of 593 in this category. This results in a total pollution amount of 453,406,244.09 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation sources within its borders, resulting in the need to import all of the 1,402,964.1 megawatt hours the citizens here consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Roanoke

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.102/kWh$218.19/mo.$86.24/mo.
3rd10.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roanoke
76th$119.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Roanoke Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Roanoke, Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.81No DataIcon representing missing value.6,209,708659,713,000

Zips with electric coverage in Roanoke, Virginia include: 24018, 24012, 24019, 24017, 24014, 24015, 24016, 24013, 24011

Roanoke city, Virginia Details

Roanoke city, Virginia Net Metering

Roanoke city is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the sole company in the county allows for net metering. Citizens of Virginia have above average net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Power Companies in Roanoke city, Virginia


What electricity company is the largest provider in Roanoke city, Virginia?

By total revenue, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Roanoke city, Virginia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Roanoke city, Virginia?

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1Appalachian Power Company2,086

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16