Clay County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clay County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Clay County has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity sold in the county.

Citizens of Clay County pay approximately 6.52% less than the $131.92 West Virginia average monthly residential electric expense.

Clay County had a 1.53% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent year.

Clay County is the 47th largest county by population in West Virginia, with 8,051 citizens living within its borders.

Clay County is the 11th worst polluting county in West Virginia based on pollution per capita. The county emits 16,198.38 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

The largest electricity company in Clay County by megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company.


  • Total Consumption

    147,457 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    130,413,168 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,198.38 kg

Clay, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Clay are billed a residential electricity rate of 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the West Virginia average rate of 12.41 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the United States average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 801.66 megawatt hours, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. With a population of 396 residents, the city is the 259th largest city by population in West Virginia.

For every citizen in the city there are 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 39th worst in the state out of 439 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 6,414,558.98 kilograms. The residents of Clay have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clay

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.109/kWh$188.12/mo.$88.62/mo.
161st13.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clay
207th$126.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clay Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clay, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED14.27164.114,873,507695,238,000
Black Diamond Power CompanyBUNDLED13.82114.3334,6464,789,693
Mon PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

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Clay County, West Virginia Details

Clay County, West Virginia Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Clay County include Appalachian Power Company and Mon Power The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Power Companies in Clay County, West Virginia


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

By total megawatt hours sold, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity company in Clay County, West Virginia.

How many electric companies offer service in Clay County, West Virginia?

Clay County, West Virginia is home to 3 electricity providers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Clay County, West Virginia?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company8,901
2Mon Power6,188
3Black Diamond Power Company579

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27