Cherokee County, Alabama Electric Profile

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Throughout the last year, Cherokee County experienced a 6.61% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

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Residents of Cherokee County consume enough electricity to release 2,179.43 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the Alabama average of 6,056.92.

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The county is ranked as the 1070th largest producer of electricity in the US out of 3220 counties for total electricity generation, generating 291,404 megawatt hours.

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Cherokee County is 606th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 291,404 megawatt hours produced from sustainable sources.

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The US average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of Cherokee County pay an average rate of 1.44% more than the national average at 13.64 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Residents in Cherokee County use 156.21% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    455,194 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    291,404 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    291,404 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    57,092,311 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,179.43 kg

Centre, AL Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Centre is about 13.64 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the citizens, this rate is higher than both the Alabama and nationwide average rates of 12.97 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $152.55 per month. With 413 total residential customers, Cherokee Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Centre is the 581st highest ranked city in the state out of 586 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 581st highest in Alabama for emissions per capita. The city is home to one electricity producing plant, which is the 3rd most power plants within a city in Alabama and the 6th highest rate of plants per capita out of the state's 586 cities. Centre's power plants most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Centre

Centre residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.113/kWh$210.56/mo.$110.66/mo.
323rd13.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Centre
329th$152.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Centre Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Centre, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22291,40417,818,7242,494,336,000
Cherokee Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.29144.89No DataIcon representing missing value.234,34831,146,000

Collinsville, AL Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Collinsville are paying an average residential electricity price of 11.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.21% less than the average Alabama rate of 12.97 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative sells 2,233.34 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider. Customers in Collinsville are faced with 1.03 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 120.4 minutes.

Emitting 13,397,899.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Collinsville is the 201st highest out of 586 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which amounts to 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Collinsville is the 14th highest polluting city in Alabama. There are zero power plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Collinsville

Collinsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.113/kWh$210.56/mo.$110.66/mo.
79th11.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Collinsville
63rd$130.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Collinsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Collinsville, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Cherokee Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.29144.89No DataIcon representing missing value.234,34831,146,000
Sand Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.34129.99No DataIcon representing missing value.356,52840,445,000

Cedar Bluff, AL Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Cedar Bluff is roughly 13.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.44% more than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. Cherokee Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $152.55 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Consumers in the city are stuck with a 26.87% markup compared to the rest of the United States.

On average, Cedar Bluff residents emit 6,056.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 356th highest polluting city out of 586 cities in Alabama. This adds up to total emissions of 12,107,776.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 215th highest for total pollution in Alabama. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cedar Bluff

Cedar Bluff residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.113/kWh$210.56/mo.$110.66/mo.
323rd13.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cedar Bluff
329th$152.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cedar Bluff Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cedar Bluff, Alabama

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Alabama PowerBUNDLED14.00160.22No DataIcon representing missing value.17,818,7242,494,336,000
Cherokee Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.29144.89No DataIcon representing missing value.234,34831,146,000

Zips with electric coverage in Cedar Bluff, Alabama include: 35960, 35959, 35973

Energy Production in Cherokee County, Alabama

Power Plants in Cherokee County, Alabama

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Cherokee County, Alabama Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cherokee County is the 2197th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 57,092,311.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total results in 2,179.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the county ranks 2512th highest in the United States for emissions per capita. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Cherokee County, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Cherokee County is home to one electricity plant, which is the 20th highest number of power plants within a county in Alabama and the 16th highest amount of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Cherokee County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.11% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Cherokee County a rank of 2146th best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Cherokee County, Alabama

Providers In Each City in Cherokee County:

  • Cedar Bluff, Alabama:
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Centre, Alabama:
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Collinsville, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 97.96%
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 1.01%
    • Alabama Power: 1.03%
  • Gaylesville, Alabama:
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Leesburg, Alabama:
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Alabama Power: 50.00%
  • Sand Rock, Alabama:
    • Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative: 2.41%
    • Cherokee Electric Cooperative: 48.79%
    • Alabama Power: 48.79%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Cherokee County, Alabama?

The largest electricity supplier in Cherokee County, Alabama by total customer count is Cherokee Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cherokee County, Alabama?

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1Cherokee Electric Cooperative21,945
2Alabama Power20,418

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Cherokee County, Alabama.

How many power plants are located in Cherokee County, Alabama?

Cherokee County, Alabama has one active power plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16