Monongalia County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Monongalia County is ranked as the 429th highest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the US with over 1,900,000 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers living there.

Monongalia County is 5th in the state out of 55 counties for natural gas production, with 19,672.1 megawatt hours generated using the fuel.

The average monthly residential electric expense in Monongalia County is 24.53% lower than the state average monthly residential expense.

Monongalia County consumes only 18.70% of the electricity generated in the county.

Mon Power is the largest supplier in Monongalia County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Monongalia County is the 3rd worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 55 counties in West Virginia, emitting 1,778,557,912.83 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,938,163 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,364,214 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    71,190 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,293,024 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    97.94 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,778,557,913 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,807.07 kg

Morgantown, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Morgantown's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 12.65% below West Virginia's average price of 12.41 cents, ranking the city at 31st out of 439 cities in West Virginia for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 10,347.2 megawatt hours, Mon Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $99.57 per month, while the state average is $131.92.

In Morgantown, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 491,572,276.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 3rd largest amount in West Virginia out of 439 cities. More importantly, the city averages 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Morgantown

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morgantown
3rd$99.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Morgantown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Morgantown, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mon PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

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Cheat Lake CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Cheat Lake CDP's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 12.65% below West Virginia's average price of 12.41 cents, ranking the city at 31st out of 439 cities in West Virginia for lowest average electricity rate. Mon Power sells an estimated 15,366.35 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers. Cheat Lake CDP produces 39.14% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from plants outside of their city boundaries or rural area power generation facilities.

Cheat Lake CDP has one power plant. Approximately 97,888,236.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 9,857.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the city as the 435th highest polluting city in West Virginia. Cheat Lake CDP's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 100.00% (or 71,190 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cheat Lake CDP

Cheat Lake CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cheat Lake CDP
3rd$99.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cheat Lake CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cheat Lake CDP, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mon PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

Brookhaven CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Brookhaven CDP's citizens purchase residential electricity for 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 12.65% below West Virginia's average price of 12.41 cents, ranking the city at 31st out of 439 cities in West Virginia for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 9,040.18 megawatt hours, Mon Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $99.57 per month, while the state average is $131.92.

In Brookhaven CDP, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 92,444,161.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 28th largest amount in West Virginia out of 439 cities. More importantly, the city averages 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brookhaven CDP

Brookhaven CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brookhaven CDP
3rd$99.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brookhaven CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brookhaven CDP, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mon PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

Electricity Production in Monongalia County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Monongalia County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Longview Power PlantLongview Power (100.00%)
Monongalia County WV Coal 5,349,691.984,423,190,771.48826.81
FirstEnergy Fort Martin Power StationMon Power (100.00%)
Monongalia County WV Coal 4,943,332.015,087,546,349.741,029.17
Lake Lynn Hydro StationLake Lynn Generation, LLC (100.00%)
Cheat Lake CDP WV Conventional Hydroelectric 71,190

Monongalia County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Monongalia County, Coal makes up 98.93% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation. Totaling Coal with Conventional Hydroelectric (0.69%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.19%), the three fuel types account for 99.81% of the production. For every resident in the county there are 16,807.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. At 16,807.07 kilograms per person and 1,793,716 residents in the county, the county emits 1,778,557,912.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. There are 3 electricity plants in Monongalia County, which is the most power plants in a county in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.93%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.69%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.19%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.19%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Net Metering

Mon Power is the only provider we have covering Monongalia County. Fortunately for customers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more viable. The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Power Companies in Monongalia County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Monongalia County:

  • Blacksville, West Virginia:
    • Mon Power: 98.21%
    • West Penn Power: 1.79%
  • Fairview, West Virginia:
    • Harrison Rural Electrification: 50.00%
    • Mon Power: 50.00%
  • Granville, West Virginia:
    • Mon Power: 100.00%
  • Morgantown, West Virginia:
    • Mon Power: 100.00%
  • Star City, West Virginia:
    • Mon Power: 100.00%
  • Westover, West Virginia:
    • Mon Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Mon Power is the largest electricity company in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

How many power plants are located within Monongalia County, West Virginia?

There are 3 active electricity plants located in Monongalia County, West Virginia

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mon Power11,418

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01