Marshall County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marshall County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Marshall County has the 15th highest pollution level due to electricity use in the state, releasing 491,397,136.96 kilograms of CO2 gases.

With 4,732,022.65 megawatt hours generated using coal, Marshall County ranks 75th in the country out of 3221 counties in coal power electricity production.

The largest provider in Marshall County by number of customers is Wheeling Power Company.

Marshall County consumes only 10.19% of the electricity generated in the county.

Sadly, during the past 12 months, there has been a 40.01% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuels in the county.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Marshall County had a 4.18% rise during the last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    560,284 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,496,023 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,496,023 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    179.66 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    491,397,137 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,063.45 kg

Moundsville, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 14.54 cents per kilowatt hour for Moundsville. This is 17.14% higher than West Virginia's average price of 12.41 cents. Wheeling Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $151.64 per month.

Moundsville is the 19th highest ranked city in the state out of 439 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 131,093,499.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 426th worst in West Virginia for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Moundsville, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moundsville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.094/kWh$203.22/mo.$92.15/mo.
430th14.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moundsville
279th$151.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moundsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moundsville, 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
Wheeling Power CompanyBUNDLED14.81139.16392,89658,203,000

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McMechen, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 14.54 cents per kilowatt hour for McMechen. This is 17.14% higher than West Virginia's average price of 12.41 cents. Wheeling Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $151.64 per month.

McMechen is the 84th highest ranked city in the state out of 439 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 27,488,653.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 271st worst in West Virginia for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within McMechen, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McMechen

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.094/kWh$203.22/mo.$92.15/mo.
430th14.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McMechen
279th$151.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for McMechen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McMechen, 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
Wheeling Power CompanyBUNDLED14.81139.16392,89658,203,000

Glen Dale, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 14.54 cents per kilowatt hour for Glen Dale. This is 17.14% higher than West Virginia's average price of 12.41 cents. Wheeling Power Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $151.64 per month.

Glen Dale is the 95th highest ranked city in the state out of 439 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 24,232,778.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 39th worst in West Virginia for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Glen Dale, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Glen Dale

Glen Dale residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.094/kWh$203.22/mo.$92.15/mo.
430th14.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Glen Dale
279th$151.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glen Dale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glen Dale, 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
Wheeling Power CompanyBUNDLED14.81139.16392,89658,203,000

Electricity Production in Marshall County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Marshall County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marshall County WV Coal 4,761,438.034,665,654,016.87979.88
Axiall Natrium PlantWestlake Chemical Natrium Plant (100.00%)
Marshall County WV Natural Gas 734,585.33154,637,215.04210.51

Marshall County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, Marshall County's primary fuel source is Coal, making up 86.10%, or 4,732,022.65 megawatt hours of production in the county. Natural Gas and Other Gas make up 12.39% and 0.98% of electricity production, respectively. The county emits 16,063.45 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 43rd highest polluting county out of 55 counties in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 491,397,136.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 15th highest for total emissions in West Virginia. Marshall County has 2 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 979th most plants in a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
86.10%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.39%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.98%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.54%

Marshall County, West Virginia Net Metering

Marshall County has 2 out of 2 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, West Virginia has great net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Power Companies in Marshall County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Marshall County:

  • Benwood, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 47.87%
    • AEP Ohio: 4.26%
    • Wheeling Power Company: 47.87%
  • Cameron, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 50.00%
    • Wheeling Power Company: 50.00%
  • Glen Dale, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 47.06%
    • Wheeling Power Company: 47.06%
    • South Central Power Company: 1.23%
    • AEP Ohio: 4.64%
  • McMechen, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 47.27%
    • AEP Ohio: 5.46%
    • Wheeling Power Company: 47.27%
  • Moundsville, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 49.10%
    • Wheeling Power Company: 49.10%
    • AEP Ohio: 1.81%

* 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 Marshall County, West Virginia?

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

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Marshall County, West Virginia

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

Marshall County, West Virginia has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Wheeling Power Company14,855
2Appalachian Power Company14,609

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