Monongalia County, WV: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Monongalia County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Monongalia County ranks 3rd out of 55 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens consuming over 1,900,000 megawatt hours.

Monongalia County's average residential electricity rate is 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.39% lower than the national average price of 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour.

Within the previous year Monongalia County has experienced a 15.10% decrease in coal usage, dropping from a previous total of 9,664,861.03 megawatt hours produced from burning coal to 8,205,655.19 megawatt hours.

Electric generation facilities in Monongalia County have seen a 15.01% drop in the usage of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation over the last 12 months, a step in the right direction.

The largest electricity company in Monongalia County by megawatt hours sold is Mon Power.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 1.27%, or 106,340 megawatt hours, of Monongalia County's total energy generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,938,408 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,346,585 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    106,340 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,240,245 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    78.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,763,553,555 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,502.01 kg

Morgantown, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Morgantown's citizens purchase residential electricity for 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 10.40% below West Virginia's average price of 13.99 cents, ranking the city at 31st out of 439 cities in West Virginia for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 10,200.02 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 $108.76 per month, while the state average is $140.15.

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 466,080,913.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 4th largest amount in West Virginia out of 439 cities. More importantly, the city averages 15,898.52 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$0.128/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morgantown
3rd$108.76Average 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 PowerBUNDLED12.54108.763,484,061.75436,751,747

Zips with electric coverage in Morgantown, West Virginia include: 26508, 26505, 26501, 26541, 26534

Cheat Lake CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Cheat Lake CDP's citizens purchase residential electricity for 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 10.40% below West Virginia's average price of 13.99 cents, ranking the city at 31st out of 439 cities in West Virginia for lowest average electricity rate. The average residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $108.76 per month, while the state average is $140.15. The city has increased hydroelectric power usage by 49.37% and the source now makes up 100.00% of the total electricity generation there.

Cheat Lake CDP has one power plant. Approximately 68,748,751.57 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 6,748.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the city as the 431st highest polluting city in West Virginia. Cheat Lake CDP's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 100.00% (or 106,340 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$0.128/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cheat Lake CDP
3rd$108.76Average 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 PowerBUNDLED12.54108.763,484,061.75436,751,747

Brookhaven CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Brookhaven CDP's citizens purchase residential electricity for 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 10.40% below West Virginia's average price of 13.99 cents, ranking the city at 31st out of 439 cities in West Virginia for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 8,911.6 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 $108.76 per month, while the state average is $140.15.

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 105,025,600.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 25th largest amount in West Virginia out of 439 cities. More importantly, the city averages 15,898.52 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$0.128/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brookhaven CDP
3rd$108.76Average 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 PowerBUNDLED12.54108.763,484,061.75436,751,747

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
FirstEnergy Fort Martin Power StationMon Power (100.00%)
Monongalia County WV Coal 4,333,136.034,323,616,367.42997.8
Longview Power PlantLongview Power (100.00%)
Monongalia County WV Coal 3,907,108.993,270,064,710.98836.95
Lake Lynn Hydro StationLake Lynn Generation, LLC (100.00%)
Cheat Lake CDP WV Conventional Hydroelectric 106,340

Monongalia County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Monongalia County, Coal makes up 98.31% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity generation. Totaling Coal with Conventional Hydroelectric (1.27%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.21%), the three fuel types account for 99.80% of the production. For every resident in the county there are 16,502.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. At 16,502.01 kilograms per person and 1,775,156 residents in the county, the county emits 1,763,553,555.3 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
98.31%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.27%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.21%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.20%

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 Power11,459

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06