It costs less for companies to do business in Martinsville-Henry County. Our utility costs are among the lowest in the nation and we have enough capacity to serve practically any business. Below is a quick snapshot of our resources:
Appalachian Power (a division of American Electric Power) is the major provider of electric service to the Martinsville-Henry County area.
KW Demand / Kwh per Month
|Avg Monthly Cost||Cents/Kwh|
|75 KW / 30,000 Kwh||
|1,000 KW / 400,000 Kwh||
|50,000 KW / 25,000,000 Kwh||
With over 8 million gallons of excess water capacity per day and 6 million gallons of excess sewer capacity per day, Martinsville-Henry County has all of the resources that you need to be successful. Below is a look at our rates:
Henry County Public Service Authority (industrial rates)
$39 for the first 4,000 gallons and then $6.00 for each additional 1,000 gallons
City of Martinsville Water Service
Cost per month (up to 4,000 gallons/month) based on meter size:
1″ Meter: 32.37
2″ Meter: 117.64
4″ Meter: 459.05
6″ Meter: 1,028.08
8″ Meter: 1,824.71
10″ Meter: 2,848.95
12″ Meter: 4,100.80
Next 2,000 gallons/month: 3.19 per 1,000 gallons
Next 100,000 gallons/month: 2.94 per 1,000 gallons
Next 100,000 gallons/month: 2.43 per 1,000 gallons
Next 200,000 gallons/month: 2.10 per 1,000 gallons
Southwestern Virginia Gas Company is the community’s Natural Gas provider. They have been serving Martinsville-Henry County since 1942. Southwestern Virginia Gas has 149 miles of main and 4,981 service lines supplying gas to over 4,600 customers. Their largest current customer consumes over 2,000 Mcf per day. Listed below is their current rate schedule as of October 2010:
Residential Firm Service
|All Ccf||$0.8372 per Ccf|
|Customer Charge per Month||$7.00|
Commercial & Industrial Firm Service
|First 100 Ccf||$0.8197 per Ccf|
|Over 100 Ccf||$0.8005 per Ccf|
|Customer Charge per Month||$8.00|
Industrial Interruptible Service
|First 1,000 Mcf||$6.644 per Mcf|
|Next 4,000 Mcf||$6.509 per Mcf|
|Over 5,000 Mcf||$6.330 per Mcf|
|Customer Charge per Month||$25.00|
Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative (MBC) offers Dark fiber, SONET/TDM establishes levels from 1.5 Mbps (equal to a DS1 line) to 10 Gbps(equal to OC-192 line), IP services of 10 meg to 1GigE, Co-location shelter including DC power, remote monitoring, generated backup, and secured access, MBC Fiber Backbone.
Martinsville Information Network (Mi-Net) offers a 48 fiber backbone, SONET establishes OC (Optical Carrier) levels from 51.8 Mbps (equal to a T3 line) to 2.48 Gbps., Voice, video and data capabilities, Traffic Management, Electrical systems monitoring, Video conferencing, and High-speed internet access.
Century Link (formerly Embarq) offers local and long distance phone service, telephone equipment, data equipment, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Frame relay, Video equipment and Web hosting.
nTelos offers local and long distance phone service, dedicated T-1 internet service, and metro ethernet service (10/100Mbs transport).
Comcast offers cable TV and broadband internet service.