Nicholas County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Nicholas County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Over 100.00% of Nicholas County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel types, putting Nicholas County at 7th in the state for total sustainable electricity production.

Releasing 275,208,516.04 kilograms of CO2 gases, Nicholas County has the 32nd worst pollution level from electricity use out of 55 counties in West Virginia.

Almost 100.00% of the county's generation comes from hydroelectric power facilities, ranking them 218th highest county in the country out of 3221 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

Nicholas County is ranked as the 24th largest consuming county out of 55 counties in West Virginia with over 400,000 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.

Nicholas County is the 50th worst polluting county in the state when considering pollution per capita. The county emits 11,185.52 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Nicholas County generates 5.67 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1018th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for production per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    450,630 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    139,455 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    139,455 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    275,208,516 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,185.52 kg

Summersville, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Summersville, which is 12.65% lower than the state's average rate of 12.41 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 $123.86, while the Summersville average is 19.62% less at $99.57 per month.

Approximately 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 39th worst polluter in the state out of 439 cities. With total emissions of 55,576,646.13 kilograms, the city ranks 44th 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 62,839.82 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$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Summersville
3rd$99.57Average 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 PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

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Craigsville CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Craigsville CDP, which is 12.65% lower than the state's average rate of 12.41 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 $123.86, while the Craigsville CDP average is 19.62% less at $99.57 per month.

Approximately 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 426th worst polluter in the state out of 439 cities. With total emissions of 35,199,082.49 kilograms, the city ranks 72nd 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 39,799.17 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$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Craigsville CDP
3rd$99.57Average 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 PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

Richwood, WV Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.84 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Richwood, which is 12.65% lower than the state's average rate of 12.41 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 $123.86, while the Richwood average is 19.62% less at $99.57 per month.

Approximately 16,198.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 271st worst polluter in the state out of 439 cities. With total emissions of 26,889,312.9 kilograms, the city ranks 86th 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 30,403.41 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$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
31st10.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richwood
3rd$99.57Average 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 PowerBUNDLED10.8499.573,684,296399,449,868

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 139,455

Nicholas County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 11,185.52 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 275,208,516.04 kilograms, the county ranks 32nd highest in West Virginia and 988th 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
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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 Power17,336
2Appalachian Power Company10,794

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24