Wayne County, West Virginia Electric Profile

With a population of 39,402 residents, Wayne County is the 14th most populated county in West Virginia and the 1217th largest in the US.

The 451,752 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable fuel sources ranks Wayne County at 537th in the county out of 3220 counties in non-renewable energy production.

Wayne County generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 11.47 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Wayne County as the 8th highest county out of 55 counties in the state for non-renewable generation per capita each year.

Wayne County has had a decrease of 18.80% in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation during the course of the last 12 months.

With a West Virginia average residential electricity bill of $127.93, Wayne County residents pay about 20.97% more than other residents in the state.

Wayne County ranks 14th out of 55 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using over 700,000 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    718,273 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    18.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    451,752 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    451,752 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    520,070,009 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,199.08 kg

Kenova, WV Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Kenova is roughly 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.64% lower than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. With 76 total residential customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest supplier in the city. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Kenova average is 28.70% more at $154.75 per month.

On average, Kenova residents emit 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 6th highest polluting city out of 404 cities in West Virginia. This adds up to total emissions of 49,027,991.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 53rd highest for total pollution in West Virginia. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kenova

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.091/kWh$229.16/mo.$98.16/mo.
157th13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kenova
267th$154.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kenova Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kenova, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED13.23154.754,979,281658,785,000

Lavalette CDP, WV Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Lavalette CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.64% more than the state's average rate of 11.96 cents and 1.64% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. The West Virginia average monthly residential electric bill is $127.93, while the Lavalette CDP average is 20.97% higher at $154.75 per month. This ranks the city 267th in the state for average monthly bill amount. With 120 residential customers, Appalachian Power Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Lavalette CDP results in 21,962,985.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 117th most of any city in West Virginia. Additionally, the city ranks 110th highest in West Virginia for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not produce any electricity in the city boundaries, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lavalette CDP

Lavalette CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.091/kWh$229.16/mo.$98.16/mo.
157th13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lavalette CDP
267th$154.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lavalette CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lavalette CDP, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED13.23154.754,979,281658,785,000

Wayne, WV Electric Overview

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Wayne's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.64% more than the average state rate of 11.96 cents and 1.64% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. Appalachian Power Company sells 1,530.27 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The West Virginia average monthly residential power bill is $127.93, while the Wayne average is 20.97% higher at $154.75 per month. This ranks the city 267th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Wayne averages 16,196.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 110th worst in West Virginia out of 404 cities for emissions efficiency. At 16,196.89 kilograms per person and 1,207 citizens in the city, the city emits 19,549,648.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 126th worst rank in West Virginia for total emissions. The electricity sold in Wayne has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wayne

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.091/kWh$229.16/mo.$98.16/mo.
157th13.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wayne
267th$154.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wayne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wayne, West Virginia

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Appalachian Power CompanyBUNDLED13.23154.754,979,281658,785,000

Energy Production in Wayne County, West Virginia

Power Plants in Wayne County, West Virginia

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Big Sandy Peaker PlantMiddle River Power II, LLC (100.00%)
Wayne County WV Natural Gas 242,438147,332,073.42607.71
Ceredo Generating StationAppalachian Power Company (100.00%)
Wayne County WV Natural Gas 209,314135,932,132.42649.42

Wayne County, West Virginia Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 13th highest ranked county out of 55 counties in the state, Wayne County emits 520,070,009.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 13,199.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 47th highest county in the state and 266th nationally for CO2 emissions per capita. Over 100.00% of electricity in Wayne County comes from production using Natural Gas. Wayne County has 2 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 1044th highest number of power plants in a single county and the 1225th highest number of plants per resident, out of 3220 counties, in the country.

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Wayne County, West Virginia Net Metering

Wayne County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in having their own solar panels, the sole company in the county has net metering practices in place. Some net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and West Virginia has great regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Power Companies in Wayne County, West Virginia

Providers In Each City in Wayne County:

  • Ceredo, West Virginia:
    • Sunwave Energy: 2.15%
    • AEP Ohio: 2.15%
    • Appalachian Power Company: 95.71%
  • Fort Gay, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Kenova, West Virginia:
    • Appalachian Power Company: 100.00%
  • Wayne, 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 company is the largest provider in Wayne County, West Virginia?

By total customer count, Appalachian Power Company is the largest electricity supplier in Wayne County, West Virginia.

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Appalachian Power Company23,553

How many power plants are located within Wayne County, West Virginia?

There are 2 electricity plants in Wayne County, West Virginia

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07