Baldwin County, Alabama Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Baldwin County, Alabama Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Baldwin County saw a 1.56% rise during the course of the most recent year.

Baldwin County customers experience outages averaging 120.4 minutes per interruption, with approximately 1.03 outages a year.

Baldwin County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 8.11% lower than the US average, at 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Alabama Power is the largest supplier in Baldwin County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Baldwin County is the 5th worst pollution level due to electricity use in Alabama, releasing 1,352,787,971.82 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Baldwin County is the 297th largest county by population in the US, with 231,767 residents residing within its borders.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,949,154 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,352,787,972 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,836.84 kg

Daphne, AL Electricity Overview

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Daphne has an average residential electricity rate of 12.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.09% less than the average state rate of 13.16 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. Selling an estimated 108,588.88 megawatt hours, Riviera Utilities is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes each. The national averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Emissions in Daphne average 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 405th worst polluting city out of 593 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Daphne from electricity use is 160,291,427.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 20th highest amount in Alabama. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 467,934.09 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Daphne

Daphne residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh$214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
164th12.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Daphne
231st$149.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Daphne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Daphne, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.07157.317,515,0142,464,564,000
Baldwin EMCBUNDLED11.62128.75975,575113,394,000
Riviera UtilitiesBUNDLED11.71141.76648,95176,004,000

Zips with electric coverage in Daphne, Alabama include: 36532, 36526, 36527, 36551

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Fairhope, AL Electricity Overview

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Fairhope has an average residential electricity rate of 12.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.49% less than the average state rate of 13.16 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. Selling an estimated 150,139.86 megawatt hours, Fairhope Utilities is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes each. The national averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Emissions in Fairhope average 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 405th worst polluting city out of 593 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Fairhope from electricity use is 131,194,756.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 27th highest amount in Alabama. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 382,993.03 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairhope

Fairhope residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh$214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
95th12.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairhope
156th$141.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairhope Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairhope, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.07157.317,515,0142,464,564,000
Baldwin EMCBUNDLED11.62128.75975,575113,394,000
Fairhope UtilitiesBUNDLED11.34121.9576,963.678,724,574.91
Riviera UtilitiesBUNDLED11.71141.76648,95176,004,000

Zips with electric coverage in Fairhope, Alabama include: 36532, 36526, 36559

Foley, AL Electricity Overview

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Foley has an average residential electricity rate of 12.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.27% less than the average state rate of 13.16 cents, a welcome situation for residents of the city. Selling an estimated 78,332.91 megawatt hours, Riviera Utilities is the largest vendor in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.03 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 120.4 minutes each. The national averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Emissions in Foley average 5,836.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 25th worst polluting city out of 593 cities in Alabama based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Foley from electricity use is 118,692,235.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 32nd highest amount in Alabama. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 346,494.78 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Foley

Foley residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.080/kWh$214.79/mo.$80.86/mo.
144th12.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Foley
213th$145.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Foley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Foley, Alabama

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.07157.317,515,0142,464,564,000
Baldwin EMCBUNDLED11.62128.75975,575113,394,000
Riviera UtilitiesBUNDLED11.71141.76648,95176,004,000

Zips with electric coverage in Foley, Alabama include: 36535, 36542, 36530, 36580

Baldwin County, Alabama Details

Baldwin County, Alabama Net Metering

There are 6 companies in Baldwin County selling electricity. Of those 6, 33.33% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Alabama has nonexistent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Baldwin County is 3.69%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Baldwin EMC, Alabama Power, and Riviera Utilities. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Baldwin County a rank of 754th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Baldwin County:

  • Bay Minette, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.69%
    • Baldwin EMC: 49.31%
  • Daphne, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 49.98%
    • Baldwin EMC: 1.76%
    • Riviera Utilities: 48.26%
  • Elberta, Alabama:
    • Baldwin EMC: 78.23%
    • Riviera Utilities: 21.77%
  • Fairhope, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 41.61%
    • Fairhope Utilities: 31.56%
    • Baldwin EMC: 1.59%
    • Riviera Utilities: 25.24%
  • Foley, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Baldwin EMC: 29.67%
    • Riviera Utilities: 20.33%
  • Gulf Shores, Alabama:
    • Baldwin EMC: 100.00%
  • Loxley, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Baldwin EMC: 41.29%
    • Riviera Utilities: 8.71%
  • Magnolia Springs, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Baldwin EMC: 11.21%
    • Riviera Utilities: 38.79%
  • Orange Beach, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
    • Baldwin EMC: 50.00%
  • Perdido Beach, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 49.90%
    • Riviera Utilities: 50.10%
  • Robertsdale, Alabama:
    • Alabama Power: 55.61%
    • Robertsdale Utilities: 42.68%
    • Baldwin EMC: 1.13%
    • Riviera Utilities: 0.58%
  • Silverhill, Alabama:
    • Riviera Utilities: 49.10%
    • Baldwin EMC: 0.90%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Spanish Fort, Alabama:
    • Baldwin EMC: 35.38%
    • Alabama Power: 49.98%
    • Riviera Utilities: 14.64%
  • Summerdale, Alabama:
    • Baldwin EMC: 68.68%
    • Riviera Utilities: 31.32%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Baldwin County, Alabama?

By total customer count, Baldwin EMC is the largest electricity company in Baldwin County, Alabama.

How many electric companies offer service in Baldwin County, Alabama?

Baldwin County, Alabama has 6 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Baldwin County, Alabama?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Baldwin EMC73,755
2Alabama Power52,782
3Riviera Utilities51,168
4Fairhope Utilities6,920
5Robertsdale Utilities3,308
6Southern Pine Electric Cooperative842

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24