Grant County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Grant County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

As the 198th highest producer of electricity of all 3221 counties in the US, Grant County generates 6,234,518.02 megawatt hours of electricity.

Grant County has accomplished a reduction of 1.86% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation throughout the previous year.

Grant County has seen a decrease of 1.97% in coal consumption for the production of electricity over the course of the last 12 months.

Grant County uses non-renewable sources to produce 486.19 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 2nd highest county in West Virginia for non-renewable generation per capita.

Averaging generation of 568.01 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Grant County ranks 2 out of 55 counties in generation per capita in the state.

Grant County produces 3001.31% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the excess.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    201,029 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,234,518 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    898,079 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,336,439 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    568.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    170,086,261 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,496.2 kg

Petersburg, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Petersburg's residential electricity rate is 10.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.33% lower than the state's average price of 12.41 cents and 28.44% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 2,223.01 megawatt hours, Potomac Edison is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Petersburg emits 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 271st worst polluting city out of 439 cities in West Virginia. This adds up to total emissions of 36,997,102.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 68th highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Petersburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.118/kWh$0.097/kWh$230.37/mo.$83.36/mo.
1st10.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Petersburg
178th$125.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Petersburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Petersburg, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Potomac EdisonBUNDLED10.01125.651,934,783193,724,534

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Bayard, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Bayard's residential electricity rate is 10.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.74% lower than the state's average price of 12.41 cents and 22.59% below the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Mon Power sells an estimated 299.6 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $99.92. This is 24.26% less than the state average bill of $131.92.

Bayard emits 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the worst polluting city out of 439 cities in West Virginia. This adds up to total emissions of 3,255,874.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 345th highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bayard

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.103/kWh$150.72/mo.$75.10/mo.
30th10.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bayard
115th$99.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bayard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bayard, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mon PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868
Potomac EdisonBUNDLED10.01125.651,934,783193,724,534

Electricity Production in Grant County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Grant County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Grant County WV Coal 5,336,439.025,274,894,545.28988.47
NedPower Mount StormClearway Energy Operating LLC (100.00%)
Grant County WV Wind 579,445
New Creek WindNew Creek Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Grant County WV Wind 318,634

Grant County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 170,086,261.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Grant County ranks 41st worst out of 55 counties in West Virginia for total pollution from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 132nd worst in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 15,496.2 kilograms of emissions per person. Electricity producing facilities in the county mainly use Coal, which accounts for 85.10% (or 5,305,672.92 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. When taken together with Wind (14.40%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.49%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county's electricity production. Grant County has 3 electricity plants, which is most in West Virginia.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
85.10%
WIND
Wind
Wind
14.40%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.49%
WASTE/OTHER OIL
Waste/other Oil
0.00%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
0.00%

Grant County, West Virginia Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in Grant County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Citizens of West Virginia have great net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Power Companies in Grant County, West Virginia

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers serving customers in Grant County, West Virginia.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Grant County, West Virginia?

The largest electricity provider in Grant County, West Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Potomac Edison.

How many power plants are in Grant County, West Virginia?

There are 3 active power plants located in Grant County, West Virginia

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Potomac Edison22,882
2Mon Power4,155

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27