Upshur County, West Virginia Electric Profile

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Upshur County is Mon Power.

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The average monthly residential electricity expense in Upshur County is 2.97% lower than the national average monthly residential expense.

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Upshur County is the 1689th largest county in the country.

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Residents of Upshur County consume enough electricity to release 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the US average of 4,494.55.

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Upshur County ranks 25th out of 55 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens consuming over 400,000 megawatt hours.

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Upshur County released 391,576,057.06 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 749th highest polluting county in the country.


  • Total Consumption

    440,713 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.23 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    391,576,057 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,196.89 kg

Buckhannon, WV Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for customers in Buckhannon is roughly 14.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.13% higher than the average state rate of 11.96 cents. Mon Power sells 2,811.55 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Buckhannon average is 2.97% less at $116.67 per month.

For every person in the city there are 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 110th worst in West Virginia out of 404 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 88,856,148.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Buckhannon

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.120/kWh$0.103/kWh$149.63/mo.$74.99/mo.
367th14.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Buckhannon
129th$116.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Buckhannon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Buckhannon, West Virginia

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Harrison Rural ElectrificationBUNDLED17.11133.39No DataIcon representing missing value.56,929.69,738,182.5
Mon PowerBUNDLED10.9199.95No DataIcon representing missing value.3,677,417401,156,250

Upshur County, West Virginia Details

Upshur County, West Virginia Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Upshur County supplying electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Citizens of West Virginia have highly favorable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Power Companies in Upshur County, West Virginia


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

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

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

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1Mon Power11,279
2Harrison Rural Electrification1,049

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

Upshur County, West Virginia has 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16