Electric Rates & Providers in Nicholas County, WV

Nicholas County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Nicholas County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Residents of Nicholas County are paying, on average, 15.12% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 13.53 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour.

Citizens of Nicholas County pay approximately 7.89% less than the $137.99 national average monthly residential electric bill.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Nicholas County is Mon Power.

Nicholas County is the 1673rd most populated county in the nation.

Citizens of Nicholas County use enough electricity to emit 8,385.12 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 526th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in the United States.

As the 15th highest generator of electricity of all 55 counties in the state, Nicholas County produces 212,324 megawatt hours of electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    449,282 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.14 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    212,324 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    212,324 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    207,699,424 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,385.12 kg

Summersville, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Summersville, which is 10.40% lower than the state's average rate of 13.99 cents. Mon Power has an estimated 139 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $137.99, while the Summersville average is 21.18% less at $108.76 per month.

Approximately 15,898.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the worst polluter in the state out of 439 cities. With total emissions of 55,120,157.17 kilograms, the city ranks 42nd highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 62,885.02 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Summersville

Summersville 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 Summersville
3rd$108.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Summersville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Summersville, 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

Richwood, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Richwood, which is 10.40% lower than the state's average rate of 13.99 cents. Mon Power has an estimated 51 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $137.99, while the Richwood average is 21.18% less at $108.76 per month.

Approximately 15,898.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 66th worst polluter in the state out of 439 cities. With total emissions of 41,399,737.31 kilograms, the city ranks 64th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 47,231.78 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richwood

Richwood 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 Richwood
3rd$108.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richwood, 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

Craigsville CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.54 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Craigsville CDP, which is 10.40% lower than the state's average rate of 13.99 cents. Mon Power has an estimated 187 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $137.99, while the Craigsville CDP average is 21.18% less at $108.76 per month.

Approximately 15,898.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 417th worst polluter in the state out of 439 cities. With total emissions of 34,817,751.43 kilograms, the city ranks 77th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 39,722.58 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Craigsville CDP

Craigsville 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 Craigsville CDP
3rd$108.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Craigsville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Craigsville 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 Nicholas County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Nicholas County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gauley River Power PartnersEnel Green Power (100.00%)
Nicholas County WV Conventional Hydroelectric 212,324

Nicholas County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 8,385.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 50th highest polluter in the state out of 55 counties. With total emissions of 207,699,424.39 kilograms, the county ranks 34th highest in West Virginia and 1153rd in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Nicholas County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county generates 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Nicholas County has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

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

Nicholas County, West Virginia Net Metering

Nicholas County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are great for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Power Companies in Nicholas County, West Virginia

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Nicholas County, West Virginia?

The largest electricity supplier in Nicholas County, West Virginia by total customer count is Mon Power.

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Nicholas County, West Virginia.

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

Nicholas County, West Virginia is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mon Power17,397
2Appalachian Power Company10,731

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2023-12-06