Westmoreland County, Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Electricity Overview

Westmoreland County is the 2107th worst polluting county in the nation when considering pollution per capita. The county emits 3,758.01 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Solar power usage in Westmoreland County has gone up by 27.14% year over year, with 50,058 megawatt hours being generated from solar energy over the course of the previous year.

Averaging generation of 2.71 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Westmoreland County ranks 36 out of 133 counties in Virginia for production per capita.

Westmoreland County generates 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 2.71 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Westmoreland County experienced a 3.42% decrease throughout the preceding year.

Westmoreland County has a population of 18,477 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    273,487 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.8 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    50,058 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    50,058 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.71 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    69,436,808 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,758.01 kg

Colonial Beach, VA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Colonial Beach is about 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 316th out of 676 cities in Virginia. The city deals with an average of 1.16 power outages per customer a year. These outages last an average of 127.95 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

Colonial Beach emits 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 80th worst polluting city out of 676 cities in the state. A total of 17,976,706.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Colonial Beach has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colonial Beach

Colonial 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 Colonial Beach
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colonial Beach Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colonial Beach, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

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Montross, VA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for residents of Montross is about 12.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 316th out of 676 cities in Virginia. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy. The city is faced with an average of 1.16 power outages per consumer per year. These outages last for an average of 127.95 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

Montross emits 4,599.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 80th worst polluting city out of 676 cities in the state. A total of 1,531,792.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The electricity sold in Montross has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montross

Montross 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 Montross
123rd$133.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montross Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montross, Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Dominion EnergyBUNDLED12.61133.6829,560,7473,727,705,841
Strategic Energy LLCENERGY
Texas Retail EnergyENERGY

Electricity Production in Westmoreland County, Virginia

Power Plants in Westmoreland County, Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Westmoreland County VA Solar 38,830
Westmoreland County Solar ProjectWestmoreland County Solar Project, LLC (100.00%)
Westmoreland County VA Solar 11,228

Westmoreland County, Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Westmoreland County citizens emit 3,758.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 118th worst polluting county out of 133 counties in the state and 2107th out of 3221 counties nationally. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of Westmoreland County from electricity consumption is 69,436,808.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2068th highest in the US. The primary fuel consumed in Westmoreland County is Solar. The county produces 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Westmoreland County has 2 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 980th highest number of power plants within a county.

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Westmoreland County include Dominion Energy and Northern Neck Electric Virginia has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Westmoreland County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.38% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Westmoreland County ranks 553rd best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

There are 4 electricity companies serving customers in Westmoreland County, Virginia.

What electricity companies offer service in Westmoreland County, Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Dominion Energy34,284
2Northern Neck Electric3,912
3Strategic Energy LLC20
4Texas Retail Energy1

What electricity company is the largest provider in Westmoreland County, Virginia?

The largest electricity supplier in Westmoreland County, Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

How many power plants are located in Westmoreland County, Virginia?

There are 2 power plants located in Westmoreland County, Virginia

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