Tazewell County, Virginia Electric Profile

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Tazewell County has no power production sources and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

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When calculating by total customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Tazewell County.

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At an average residential price of 10.63 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Tazewell County benefit from a 20.94% discount from the national average.

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Tazewell County is the 1183rd largest county by population in the country, with 40,595 citizens residing within its borders.

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Tazewell County released 185,490,395.74 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 52nd highest polluting county out of 133 counties in the state.

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Tazewell County is ranked as the 1092nd largest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation with over 500,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    573,958 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    185,490,396 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,569.29 kg

Richlands, VA Electric Overview

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Richlands averages a residential electricity rate of 10.89 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is less than both the Virginia and the US average rates of 11.95 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 1,301 total residential customers, Richlands, Virginia Electric Utility is the largest vendor in the city.

Emissions in Richlands average 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 26th highest polluting city out of 593 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 24,527,957.74 kilograms, which is the 185th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Virginia. The residents of Richlands have to use power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity plants inthe city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richlands

Richlands 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.
58th10.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richlands
135th$122.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richlands Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richlands, Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED10.62119.81No DataIcon representing missing value.6,209,708659,713,000
Richlands, Virginia Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.24125.63No DataIcon representing missing value.27,165.763,052,904.36

Zips with electric coverage in Richlands, Virginia include: 24609, 24641, 24639, 24612

Bluefield, VA Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Bluefield are charged a residential electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.09% below the state's average price of 11.95 cents and 21.01% lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Appalachian Power Company has 462 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $119.81 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Bluefield averages 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 248th worst in Virginia out of 593 cities for emissions efficiency. At 4,569.29 kilograms per person and 4,907 citizens in the city, the city emits 22,421,514.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 192nd worst rank in Virginia for total emissions. The electricity sold in Bluefield has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bluefield

Bluefield 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 Bluefield
76th$119.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bluefield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bluefield, Virginia

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

Tazewell, VA Electric Overview

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On average, Tazewell's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 10.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.09% below the average state rate of 11.95 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $132.38, while the Tazewell average is 9.49% lower at $119.81 per month. This is the 76th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Appalachian Power Company has 337 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Tazewell must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 26th worst in Virginia out of 593 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 19,419,489.64 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tazewell

Tazewell 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 Tazewell
76th$119.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tazewell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tazewell, Virginia

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

Tazewell County, Virginia Details

Tazewell County, Virginia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Tazewell County include Appalachian Power Company and Richlands, Virginia Electric Utility The state of Virginia has decent state level net metering legislation.

Power Companies in Tazewell County, Virginia

Providers In Each City in Tazewell County:

  • Bluefield, Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Cedar Bluff, Virginia:
    • Richlands, Virginia Electric Utility: 28.55%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 71.45%
  • Pocahontas, Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Richlands, Virginia:
    • Richlands, Virginia Electric Utility: 43.34%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 56.66%
  • Tazewell, Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Tazewell County, Virginia.

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

The largest electricity company in Tazewell County, Virginia by total customer count is Appalachian Power Company.

Which electricity companies offer service in Tazewell County, Virginia?

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1Appalachian Power Company25,240
2Richlands, Virginia Electric Utility2,489

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16