Utilities

Electricity Providers & 2014 Rates

Provider Areas of Region Served Average Price Residential Average Price Commercial Average Price Industrial
Dominion Virginia Power Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights and Hopewell, parts of Dinwiddie County, Petersburg and Prince George County 10.85 7.79 6.23
Prince George Electric Cooperative Surry and Sussex counties, and parts of Dinwiddie and Prince George counties 11.88 10.95 9.01
Southside Electric Cooperative Parts of Petersburg and Dinwiddie County 13.62 11.25 8.34
Average U.S. Price N/A 12.52 10.74 7.1

Source: Energy Information Administration, prices average for Virginia (cents/kWh); latest provider rates as of May 2016

Natural Gas: Typical Rates in Virginia

Gateway Region Provider: Columbia Gas of Virginia

Year Commercial Industrial
2015 $8.11 N/A
2014 $9.17 $6.43
2013 $8.83 $6.02
2012 $8.77 $5.29
2011 $9.69 $6.44
2010 $9.55 $6.68
2009 $11.31 $7.14

Source: Energy Information Administration (prices per 1,000cf); latest data as of May 2016

Water & Wastewater Providers & Rates

Community Residential bill Business bill
Chesterfield County $20.31 $2,414.43
Chesterfield County (WW) $28.30 $3,011.98
Dinwiddie County Water Authority $21.77 $2,494.04

Dinwiddie County Water Authority (WW)

$31.35 $3,317.12
Sussex Service Authority $20.00 $4,000.00
Sussex Service Authority (WW) $34.00 not avail.
Hopewell (WW) $22.65 $4,640.15
Prince George County $21.68 not avail.
Prince George County (WW) $43.82 not avail.
Surry County (WW) $43.40 not avail
Average Water Rate in Virginia $30.77

not avail.

Average Wastewater Rate in Virginia $40.37 not avail.

Source: Draper Aden Associates, 2015 (not all localities participate in the survey); residential bill for 5,000 gallons/month, business for 1 million gallons/month; latest data as of May 2016

Waste Management Providers

Telecommunications Providers

Virginia’s Gateway Region is wired to accommodate virtually all telecommunications needs, with redundancy-available sites and SONET rings to accomodate data centers.