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West Virginia Rate Information
Appalachian Power is currently seeking an overall rate increase of 17 percent. If approved by the West Virginia Public Service Commission residential customers in West Virginia would pay 11.6 cents per kilowatt-hour, slightly below the national average of 11.9 cents per kilowatt-hour.
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