Virginia Beach city, Virginia Electric Profile

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Virginia Beach city produces 0.07 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar energy, giving the county a ranking of 595th out of 3220 counties in the nation.

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With 449,974 citizens within its borders and 30,025 megawatt hours produced each year, Virginia Beach city has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 0.07 megawatt hours. The city is 75 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Virginia.

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The county is the 54th largest generator of electricity in the state out of 133 counties, producing 30,025 megawatt hours.

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Virginia Beach city produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 0.07 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

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In Virginia Beach city, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has declined by 8.37% throughout the last year.

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Virginia Beach city comes in as the 160th highest pollution level from electricity consumption out of 3220 counties in the United States, releasing 2,046,359,053.86 kilograms of CO2 gases.


  • Total Consumption

    6,362,025 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.14 MWh


  • Total Production

    30,025 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    30,025 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.07 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    2,046,359,054 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,547.73 kg

Virginia Beach, VA Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Virginia Beach are paying an average residential electricity price of 11.97 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.21% more than the average Virginia rate of 11.95 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. Dominion Energy sells 1,079,317.26 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider. Customers in Virginia Beach are faced with 1.16 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 127.95 minutes.

Virginia Beach is the worst ranked city in Virginia out of 593 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 2,057,099,683.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 4,569.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Virginia Beach

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.102/kWh$200.58/mo.$75.27/mo.
224th11.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Virginia Beach
181st$130.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Virginia Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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

Energy Production in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

Power Plants in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

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Virginia Beach city, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Virginia Beach city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 2,046,359,053.86 kilograms, which is 4th highest in Virginia out of 133 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 101st highest in Virginia for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The primary fuel type utilized in Virginia Beach city is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Virginia Beach city has the 1432nd most power generation plant of any county in the US, with one total power plants. This translates to the 2078th most plants per person in the country.

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Virginia Beach city, Virginia Net Metering

Dominion Energy is the only provider we have covering Virginia Beach city. Fortunately for residents they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more economically attractive. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Virginia has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Virginia Beach city electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 0.28% of their energy lost per year. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Virginia Beach city having a rank of 26th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Virginia Beach city, Virginia


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

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1Dominion Energy34,955

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Virginia Beach city, Virginia?

By total megawatt hours sold, Dominion Energy is the largest electricity provider in Virginia Beach city, Virginia.

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

There is one electricity plant in Virginia Beach city, Virginia

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11