Virginia Beach city, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Virginia Beach city, Virginia Electricity Overview

Virginia Beach city had a 12.24% rise over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

As the 53rd largest producer of electricity in the state out of 133 counties, Virginia Beach city produces 33,701 megawatt hours of electricity.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Virginia Beach city benefit from an average rate that is 12.80% less at 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour.

Virginia Beach city produces 33,701 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 361st out of 3221 counties in the United States for total megawatt hours generated using solar power.

Virginia Beach city uses 20079.90% more electricity than it produces.

Virginia Beach city saw a 0.08% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the preceding 12 months.


  • Total Consumption

    6,800,828 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh


  • Total Production

    33,701 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    33,701 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    2,103,077,437 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,577.18 kg

Virginia Beach, VA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens of Virginia Beach are billed a residential electricity rate of 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.80% lower than the average Virginia price of 12.71 cents and 12.80% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. The city is the 26th highest producing city out of 676 cities in the state, averaging 0.07 megawatt hours produced per person a year. They have had a welcome 12.24% increase in the usage of renewable fuel sources, like solar or wind energy, in place of fossil fuel types, such as coal or oil.

Emitting 2,103,077,436.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Virginia Beach is the highest out of 676 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 662nd worst in Virginia in emissions per resident, averaging 4,577.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, most likely, the more important of the two rankings. Solar is the fuel of choice in Virginia Beach, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. There is one power producing plant in Virginia Beach.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.102/kWh$202.28/mo.$75.27/mo.
316th12.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Virginia Beach
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Virginia Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Virginia Beach, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6833,70129,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Virginia Beach, Virginia include: 23464, 23462, 23456, 23454, 23452, 23455, 23451, 23453, 23457, 23460, 23459 and 1 other zip code(s).

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Electricity Production in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

Power Plants in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Virginia Beach VA Solar 33,701

Virginia Beach city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 5th worst ranked county out of 133 counties in the state, Virginia Beach city emits 2,103,077,436.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 4,577.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which ranks the county 1846th worst in the country for pollution per capita. The county has one power producing plant. Virginia Beach city's primary fuel used for electricity production is Solar. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel type.


Virginia Beach city, Virginia Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity companies in Virginia Beach city, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. The state of Virginia has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Virginia Beach city has an average of 0.28% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Virginia Beach city ranks 2nd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Virginia Beach city, Virginia


How many power plants are located in Virginia Beach city, Virginia?

Virginia Beach city, Virginia is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Virginia Beach city, Virginia?

The largest electricity provider in Virginia Beach city, Virginia by total customer count is Dominion Energy.

Which electricity companies offer service in Virginia Beach city, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy36,358
2Strategic Energy LLC22
3Texas Retail Energy1

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Virginia Beach city, Virginia.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27