Putnam County, West Virginia Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Putnam County, West Virginia Electricity Overview

Putnam County generates approximately 192.58 megawatt hours of electricity from natural gas per resident living in the county. This is the 4th highest amount in the state.

Putnam County produces 195.23 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 4 highest county out of 55 counties for production per capita in the state.

On average, Putnam County residents are responsible for 16,954.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, while the West Virginia average pollution per person is 16,198.38.

Over 0.93% of Putnam County's electricity production comes from renewable fuel types, putting Putnam County at 872nd in the country for total sustainable electricity production.

Roughly 99.07% of Putnam County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel types, making it the 78th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable sources.

Putnam County ranks 6th county out of 55 counties in West Virginia in hydroelectric power production, producing 104,391 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric facilities.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,052,031 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.32 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    11,213,873 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    104,391 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    11,109,482 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    195.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    973,851,050 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,954.23 kg

Teays Valley CDP, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Teays Valley CDP's citizens spend 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the West Virginia and nationwide average rates of 12.41 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $164.11 per month.

Electricity companies servicing Teays Valley CDP must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 232,446,771.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 39th highest in West Virginia for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Teays Valley CDP

Teays Valley CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.091/kWh$234.18/mo.$98.16/mo.
281st14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Teays Valley CDP
292nd$164.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Teays Valley CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Teays Valley CDP, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Teays Valley CDP, West Virginia include: 25177, 25526, 25560

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Hurricane, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Hurricane's citizens spend 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the West Virginia and nationwide average rates of 12.41 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $164.11 per month.

Electricity companies servicing Hurricane must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 112,756,932 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 39th highest in West Virginia for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hurricane

Hurricane residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.091/kWh$234.18/mo.$98.16/mo.
281st14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hurricane
292nd$164.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hurricane Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hurricane, 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

Winfield, WV Electricity Overview

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On average, Winfield's citizens spend 14.27 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Unfortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the West Virginia and nationwide average rates of 12.41 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $164.11 per month.

Electricity companies servicing Winfield must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 38,762,726.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 271st highest in West Virginia for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winfield

Winfield residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.091/kWh$234.18/mo.$98.16/mo.
281st14.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winfield
292nd$164.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winfield, 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

Electricity Production in Putnam County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Putnam County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Putnam County WV Coal 11,109,481.9910,380,529,305.53934.38
Eleanor WV Conventional Hydroelectric 104,391

Putnam County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Putnam County, Coal makes up 98.64% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (0.93%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.43%), these three fuel types make up 11,213,872.99 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county electricity production. The county has the 361st highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 973,851,049.82 kilograms. The county also ranks 74th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 16,954.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Putnam County is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 4th most plants within a county in West Virginia.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
98.64%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.93%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.43%

Putnam County, West Virginia Net Metering

Putnam County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only supplier in town offers net metering options. The state of West Virginia has some of the best state level net metering regulations.

Power Companies in Putnam County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Putnam County:

  • Bancroft, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Buffalo, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Eleanor, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Hurricane, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Poca, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Winfield, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Appalachian Power Company16,153

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

The largest electricity provider in Putnam County, West Virginia by megawatt hours sold is Appalachian Power Company.

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

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Putnam County, West Virginia

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27