Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) recently approved a proposal allowing Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) customers to voluntarily purchase electric energy provided 100% from sources of renewable energy.

Virginia law permits a Virginia utility company to design a rate that participating customers may choose to pay to receive all their power from a mix of renewable resources. As designed, the rate would charge a premium of $4.25/month above the standard rate of an average residential customer using 1,000 kWh of electricity.

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