Fayette County, West Virginia Electric Profile

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Fayette County has the 10th highest electricity production in the state out of 55 counties, producing 565,101 megawatt hours.

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Fayette County’s average residential electricity rate is 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.64% below the nationwide average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Fayette County had a 1.36% increase within the previous 12 months.

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Fayette County is the 53rd highest polluting county in the state based on emissions per person. The county emits 4,356.7 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

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Over 100.00% of Fayette County’s electricity production comes from sustainable fuels, putting Fayette County at 380th in the country for total renewable electricity generation.

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Residents in Fayette County pay $154.75 per month for residential electricity, compared to the US average bill of $120.24.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    773,035 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    565,101 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    565,101 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    184,750,059 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,356.7 kg

Oak Hill, WV Electric Overview

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Oak Hill averages a residential electricity rate of 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders, ranking the city at 157th out of 404 cities in the state. Appalachian Power Company sells 12,504.39 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity provider. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $154.75. This is 20.97% more than the West Virginia average of $127.93.

Around 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 110th highest polluter in West Virginia out of 404 cities. A total of 135,017,290.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 20th worst in West Virginia for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Oak Hill must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oak Hill

Oak Hill residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.091/kWh$229.16/mo.$98.16/mo.
157th13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oak Hill
267th$154.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oak Hill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oak Hill, West Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED13.23154.75No DataIcon representing missing value.4,979,281658,785,000

Zips with electric coverage in Oak Hill, West Virginia include: 25901, 25840, 25917

Fayetteville, WV Electric Overview

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Fayetteville's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 157th out of 404 cities in West Virginia. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $154.75 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers in Fayetteville pay 28.70% more compared to the rest of the United States. Appalachian Power Company has 257 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Around 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are emitted in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 110th highest polluter in West Virginia out of 404 cities. This comes to a total pollution amount of 45,448,478.5 kilograms. The residents of Fayetteville must rely on electricity from outside city limits because there are no power producing plants in the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fayetteville

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.091/kWh$229.16/mo.$98.16/mo.
157th13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fayetteville
267th$154.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fayetteville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fayetteville, West Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED13.23154.75No DataIcon representing missing value.4,979,281658,785,000

Montgomery, WV Electric Overview

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Montgomery's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 10.84% higher than the state's average rate of 11.96 cents. Selling 2,068.46 megawatt hours per year, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $146.89. This is 14.82% higher than the state average bill of $127.93.

Electricity use in Montgomery creates 25,785,451.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 101st most of any city in West Virginia. The city also ranks 6th worst in West Virginia in pollution per resident, averaging 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 29,021.15 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Montgomery

Montgomery residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.098/kWh$220.34/mo.$97.39/mo.
296th13.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montgomery
265th$146.89Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montgomery Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montgomery, West Virginia

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Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED13.23154.75No DataIcon representing missing value.4,979,281658,785,000
Black Diamond Power CompanyBUNDLED13.36113.47No DataIcon representing missing value.35,3814,725,552

Zips with electric coverage in Montgomery, West Virginia include: 25136, 25110, 25156

Energy Production in Fayette County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Fayette County, West Virginia

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Gauley Bridge WV Conventional Hydroelectric 545,316No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Glen Ferris CDP WV Conventional Hydroelectric 19,785No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Fayette County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Fayette County residents emit 4,356.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 53rd highest polluting county out of 55 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for Fayette County from electricity consumption is 184,750,058.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 1274th highest in the United States. About 100.00% of Fayette County’s electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Fayette County has the 4th highest electricity plants of any county in West Virginia, with 2 total plants. This equates to the 8th most power plants per citizen in the state.

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Fayette County, West Virginia Net Metering

Appalachian Power Company is the only provider we have covering Fayette County. Fortunately for consumers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs possible. The state has some of the best net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Power Companies in Fayette County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Fayette County:

  • Ansted, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Fayetteville, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Gauley Bridge, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Meadow Bridge, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Montgomery, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 19.05%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 80.95%
  • Oak Hill, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Pax, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Smithers, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Thurmond, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity provider in Fayette County, West Virginia.

Which electricity companies offer service in Fayette County, West Virginia?

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1Appalachian Power Company30,706

How many power plants are located in Fayette County, West Virginia?

There are 2 power plants located in Fayette County, West Virginia

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16