Kanawha County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

Spike in Electricity Bill?

Reduce or replace your electricity bill with solar for as low as $0 down and $79/mo

Kanawha County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

At $139.23, the Kanawha County average monthly residential electric bill is 5.54% more than the West Virginia average bill and 12.40% more than the nationwide average.

Kanawha County is the most populous county in West Virginia.

Kanawha County ranks 5th county in West Virginia out of 55 counties in hydroelectric power production, producing 109,851 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric facilities.

When calculating by total customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity company in Kanawha County.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 100.00%, or 109,851 megawatt hours, of Kanawha County's total energy generation.

As the 17th highest generator of electricity in the state out of 55 counties, Kanawha County produces 109,851 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,310,400 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    109,851 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    109,851 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,830,622,264 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    15,660.86 kg

Charleston, WV Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Charleston's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 0.38% above the average nationwide rate of 13.99 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $139.22. This is 12.40% above the nationwide average bill of $123.86. Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in Charleston accounts for 791,517,702.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the largest emissions amount in the state out of 439 cities. Averaging 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 39th worst in West Virginia for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in Charleston, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Charleston

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.109/kWh$206.02/mo.$91.21/mo.
211th14.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Charleston
210th$139.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Charleston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Charleston, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Charleston, West Virginia include: 25312, 25314, 25309, 25302, 25311, 25304, 25303, 25306, 25301, 25305

Go Solar for as low as $79/mo - $0 down + flexible financing

South Charleston, WV Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

South Charleston's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 0.38% above the average nationwide rate of 13.99 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $139.22. This is 12.40% above the nationwide average bill of $123.86. Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in South Charleston accounts for 221,059,309.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 12th largest emissions amount in the state out of 439 cities. Averaging 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 39th worst in West Virginia for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in South Charleston, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Charleston

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.109/kWh$206.02/mo.$91.21/mo.
211th14.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Charleston
210th$139.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Charleston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Charleston, 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

Zips with electric coverage in South Charleston, West Virginia include: 25177, 25312, 25314, 25309, 25064, 25303

St. Albans, WV Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

St. Albans' inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 14.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 0.38% above the average nationwide rate of 13.99 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $139.22. This is 12.40% above the nationwide average bill of $123.86. Appalachian Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

The consumption of electricity in St. Albans accounts for 175,930,618.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 13th largest emissions amount in the state out of 439 cities. Averaging 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 39th worst in West Virginia for emissions per capita. There are no power plants in St. Albans, so citizens must rely on electricity produced outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Albans

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.109/kWh$206.02/mo.$91.21/mo.
211th14.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Albans
210th$139.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Albans Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Albans, 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

Electricity Production in Kanawha County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Kanawha County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kanawha County WV Conventional Hydroelectric 59,698
Marmet WV Conventional Hydroelectric 50,153

Kanawha County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Kanawha County results in 2,830,622,264.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 110th highest amount of any county in the US. This total also results in a ranking of 45th worst in the state for pollution per person from electricity consumption. The county has the 979th highest power plants of any county in the US, with 2 total plants. Kanawha County has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced from Conventional Hydroelectric.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Kanawha County, West Virginia Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electric companies in Kanawha County offer net metering to their consumers. Consumers in West Virginia have highly favorable net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Power Companies in Kanawha County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Kanawha County:

  • Belle, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Cedar Grove, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Charleston, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • Chesapeake, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Clendenin, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • Dunbar, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • East Bank, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • Glasgow, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • Handley, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
  • Marmet, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • Nitro, West Virginia:
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 45.58%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 54.42%
  • Pratt, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • South Charleston, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%
  • St. Albans, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Black Diamond Power Company: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Kanawha County, West Virginia has 2 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Kanawha County, West Virginia by total customer count is Appalachian Power Company.

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

Kanawha County, West Virginia has 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company41,895
2Black Diamond Power Company1,531

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-13