News About Rates
West Virginia Rate Information
AEP and Appalachian Power customers in West Virginia use an average of 1,282 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity each month. Generally, customers with electric heat use more than the average, while customers without electric heat use less. The chart below shows examples of what customers using 1,000 and 2,000 kWh/month would pay.
Residential Customer Usage and Costs
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Energy Efficiency Programs
Energy Efficiency Programs in West Virginia include an online energy check-up, a FREE home energy assessment with rebates for qualifying homes, low-income weatherization assistance and incentives to purchase smart lighting. The focus for commercial and industrial customers is on increasing the efficiency of lighting, HVAC and motors. The programs help customers save money on their energy costs and help reduce the overall energy demand for the company.
Manage Your Energy Use
An effective way to manage rising energy costs is to become a knowledgeable consumer and use energy wisely. Appalachian Power customers are urged to visit the company's Save Money and Energy section of the website to learn about energy saving ideas. Energy efficiency measures can be used to offset rising prices for electricity